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Friday, January 10

  • Manchester United are considering a club-record deal to sign Kalidou Koulibaly
  • Liverpool are interested in signing Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze
  • Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta wants two additions in the January window
  • Barcelona have decided NOT to sack manager Ernesto Valverde
  • Rio Ferdinand waits for Bruno Fernandes deal

    Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand appears to be convinced that Bruno Fernandes is close to moving to Old Trafford.

    The Red Devils have been linked with the Sporting Lisbon star since the summer and ma ny reports suggest a deal to take the midfielder to the Premier League is now close.

    Fernandes has previously been linked with a move to Tottenham though United appear to be in pole position to make the signing .

    Indeed, Ferdinand seems to think the deal is close, tweeting: “Brunoooooooooooo” alongside emojis of a sand timer and a watch.

    Reports have suggested Sporting chiefs are in Manchester to sort a deal with the Portuguese club believed to be wanting € million for their man.

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    Aston Villa agree Pepe Reina deal

    Aston Villa have agreed a deal to bring Pepe Reina in on loan from AC Milan for the rest of the season.

    Villa and Milan have agreed a fee for the 51 – year-old who is being brought in after Tom Heaton was ruled out for the remainder of the campaign.

    Orlan Nyland will remain in goal for Sunday afternoon’s game against Manchester City.

    Reina will undergo a medical and complete the formalities early next week as the former Liverpool star returns to the Premier League.

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    N’Golo Kante wants Real Madrid switch

    Chelsea have been handed a fresh transfer blow following reports that midfielder N’Golo Kante wants to make a shock £ million exit to Real Madrid. Kante has won two Premier League titles during his Premier League career but now he wants a move to La Liga.

    Kante has consistently been one of the best defensive midfielders in world football and rose to prominence after helping Leicester win the league nearly four years ago.

    He then made a switch to Chelsea and won the Premier League again in his first season with the Blues.

    Kante has also won the FA Cup and Europa League with the Blues, while he was also part of the 2020 World Cup winning team with France.

    But according to the Sun, Chelsea are at risk of losing their star player – because he wants to move to Real Madrid.

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    Sporting Lisbon boss on Bruno Fernandes

    Manchester United are interested in signing Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, according to reports. The 34 – year-old was linked with the Red Devils in the summer but no move materialized.

    Sporting manager Silas spoke about his prized asset in his press conference today.

    And he admitted the club are looking at possible replacement in case Fernandes makes a switch before the January 31 deadline.

    He said: “He’s a huge player. All players like Bruno always have a lot of market.

    “We know that he’ll always be a much talked of player and sought by clubs as big as they say.

    “I don’t like to think about that beforehand, but I’m starting to think of alternatives within our team if Bruno doesn’t stay with us.

    “I hope that doesn’t happen. In Portugal, unfortunately, we can’t keep the best players for long. Bruno is the best player in the league. ”

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    Emre Can snubs Man Utd

    Juventus midfielder Emre Can is set to reject a move to Manchester United this month because of his previous ties with Liverpool, according to reports.

    The Germany international is down the pecking order at the Serie A champions and could move away before the transfer deadline.

    The 25 -year-old is a target for Ed Woodward and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they look to strengthen this month.

    Juventus are prepared to sell Can this month and would accept a bid in the region of £ (million.)

    But Italian newspaperTransfer news LIVE: Pepe Reina is set to join Aston VillaTuttosportclaim the midfielder will not make a move to United because he is concerned about his previous Liverpool connections.

    Can left Anfield for the Old Lady back in 2024 but has struggled to make an impact and is not first-choice under Maurizio Sarri.

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    Chris Wilder signs new Sheffield United contract

    Chris Wilder has signed a new long-term contract with Sheffield United after their good form in the Premier League.

    ) The British manager has signed a four-and-a-half year deal which will keep him with the Blades until the summer of 2024.

    Speaking ahead of the Premier League encounter with West Ham United on Friday evening, Wilder said: “Naturally, I ‘ m delighted to sign a new deal until and commit to the club that is close to my heart.

    “I am grateful to Prince Abdullah for taking the initiative and offering this contract, We had a great few years and hopefully we can continue the upward curve – let’s see how far we can go on this journey. ”

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    Wolves want additions

    Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo hopes the club can bring in versatile reinforcements this month, with Diogo Jota sidelined and Patrick Cutrone leaving for Fiorentina.

    “We’re working on that. We have the need, ”he said. “(There are) a lot of rumors, a lot of names, not only linked with Wolves, all the clubs – most of them are not true.

    “ It is a reality, we need to bring players and we will bring players.

    “It needs time, needs proper decisions for us to bring players that can really help us and bring different characteristics to our squad.”

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    Done deal: Huddersfield loan Smith Rowe from Arsenal

    Huddersfield have completed the signing of Emile Smith Rowe on loan from Arsenal for the rest of the season.

    Huddersfield Manager Danny Cowley said: “We’re delighted to complete the loan move to bring Emile to the Club today, as it’s the culmination of an ongoing process that began in early November.

    “Nicky and I spent a week at Arsenal in the summer and Emile is a player that we know well. We’ve got some good relationships with the Club and we’re very appreciative of them loaning us one of their very best young players.

    “Emile will give us the creative link that we ‘ ve been missing. He can play in a range of attacking positions and he can speed up our play. We’re really looking forward to working with him. ”

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    Andreas Christensen staying at Chelsea

    Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has ruled out any chance of Andreas Christensen leaving the club this month despite links to AC Milan.

    “I can rule it out. I like Andreas as a player; I’ve always liked him. I used to train with him and saw the talent coming through.

    ” I want Andreas to be the best he can be. When you see the height, the athleticism and the quality on the ball. The reality is we have competition at center-back here.

    “I have to choose on what I see and generally two of them won’t be happy.”

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    Juventus raid

    Manchester United could be raided by Juventus the same way they signed Paul Pogba on a free transfer back in 2018.

    The Italian giants are said to be keen to sign a pre-contract agreement with Tahith Chong, who will see his current contract expire in the summer.

    Despite his struggle to secure playing time at senior level, joint Serie A leaders Juventus are said to have seen enough to try and secure his services.

    Italian outletTransfer news LIVE: Emile Smith Rowe has been loaned to Huddersfield from ArsenalTuttosporthave claimed that the players agent Erkan Alkan has not entered talks with United over a possible extension, with Juventus hoping to step in and secure an agreement over the next few months.

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    Ashley Young latest

    Manchester United star Ashley Young is furious with the club’s decision to block his move to Inter Milan during the January transfer window.

    According to theDaily Mail, Young has agreed to join Inter as a free agent in the summer but would prefer to complete the switch this month instead.

    The Serie A leaders are also keen on having the England international among their ranks as soon as possible and are willing to pay a significant fee to finalise the swoop before June.

    However, United don’t want to lose the left-back this month due to a number of defensive injuries and the fact that the dressing room would miss his leadership.

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    ) Done Deal: Cenk Tosun joins Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace have announced the loa n signing of Everton striker Cenk Tosun.

    The – year-old Turkey international has joined Roy Hodgson’s side until the end of the season.

    Tosun joined Everton from Besiktas in 2020 but has struggled to become a regular at Goodison Park.

    Tosun made first- team appearances at Everton, scoring goals, but has featured just five time s in the Premier League this season.

    Only Watford have scored fewer Premier League goals this season than Palace, who have managed just 19 goals in games despite sitting in the top half of the table.

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    Ole repsonds to Fernandes claims

    Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was coy over claims he went to Portugal to watch Bruno Fernandes play this week.

    The Red Devils have been linked with the Sporting Lisbon midfielder for well over 18 months.

    And it appears Solskjaer is stepping up his efforts as he refused to rule out his recent trip .

    “We go back to speculation,” Solskjaer said. “We go and watch games all the time but where I’ve been and when I’ve been somewhere is irrelevant. “That’s another player that’s in a different club and I can’t speak about.”

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    Emre Can snub

    Emre Can doesn’t want to join Manchester United.

    Can, 28, has had limited opportunities in Turin under Maurizio Sarri and that’s seen him linked with a January transfer.

    Manchester United are one of the clubs linked with the German international.

    But Italian website uttosportTransfer news LIVE: Andreas Christensen will stay put at Chelseaclaim Can has ruled out a move to Old Trafford out of respect for former club Liverpool.

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    Olivier Giroud price.

    Chelsea have revealed their asking price for Olivier Giroud.

    Giroud is reported to have agreed personal terms with Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan to swap the Premier League for Serie A.

    However, the two clubs have yet to strike a deal and (The Guardian) Claims Frank Lampard’s side want a hefty fee.

    It’s beliefs Chelsea have set Giroud’s asking price at £ 8.5million – £ 5m more than Inter’s current £ 3.4m valuation.

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    Krzysztof Piatek talks

    Tottenham have entered talks to sign Krzysztof Piatek.

    Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign a forward after the news Harry Kane will be sidelined until April with a ruptured tendon in his left hamstring.

    And (Sky Sports) Claim Piatek could arrive in north London to ease the problem.

    It’s said Spurs have enquired about the – year-old, but no formal offers have yet been made.

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    Bruno Fernandes bid

    Manchester United have made the first move in a bid to take Bruno Fernandes to Old Trafford.

    The Red Devils missed out on signing the Sporting Lisbon star in the summer but have reopened negotiations.

    Portuguese newspaper (O Jogo) have a story printed on their front page today claiming United have made contact with Sporting.

    Talks are still in the infa ncy and the Primeira Liga side’s asking price of £ 70 million could be a stumbling block.

    It is claimed the Red Devils will submit their first offer in the coming days as they look to bolster their attacking ranks.

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    Done Deal: Marc Guehi joins Swansea

    Swansea have completed the loan signing of Chelsea defender Marc Guehi.

    The 21 – year-old will remain with the Championship side for the remainder of the season.

    Guehi has made two appearances for the Blues’ first team under Frank Lampard this season, both in the Carabao Cup.

    Guehi was part of the side that secured Under – World Cup glory in and joins Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster at the Liberty Stadium.

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    Wanted: Yan Couto

    Arsenal are interested in signing Coritiba defender Yan Couto.

    That’s according to (Globo Esporte) ********************************, who claim Mikel Arteta’s view Couto as the long-term successor for Hector Bellerin.

    The Brazilian impressed at right-back against England’s Under – (side in September) ******************************************************************************************************************************************* and is reportedly in talks with “three top clubs in Europe ”.

    Bayer Leverkusen are also interested in the 21 – year-old, who could be snapped up for as little as £ 5million at the end of the season.

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    Erling Haaland clause

    Manchester United can still sign Erling Braut Haaland in 11675 thanks to a clause in his contract that can force Borussia Dortmund to sell him.

    United made Haaland their top target ahead of the January transfe r window but the former Red Bull Salzburg superstar ultimately put pen to paper on an £ (million deal with Dortmund in December.)

    According toBild, however, the Bundesliga giants agreed to include an exit clause to the striker’s four-and-a-half-year contract which means he can force the club to sell him two years before the agreement comes to an end.

    Dortmund did not have much choice but to agree with the Norway international’s demands as United as well as other European heavy hitters like Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona were pushing for his signature.

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      Wanted: Nelson Semedo

      Tottenham are looking to sign Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo.

      The Catalan giants are prepared to offload the talented right-back, who has been linked with Manchester United in recent weeks.

      But Spurs are keen to sign a right-back during the January transfer window having sold Kieran Tripper last year.

      And the (Mirror) claim Jose Mourinho wants £ 53 million-rated Semedo at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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      Paulo Dybala deal

      Paulo Dybala is set to sign a lucrative new deal with Juventus.

      Manchester United, Barcelona and Tottenham were eager to sign the Argentine international last summer but the deal failed to materialise.

      And any chance of resurrecting the deal looks over.

      (Goal) claim Maurizio Sarri’s side have offered Dybala, 34, a new long-term deal at the A llianz Stadium.

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      Wanted: Fabian Ruiz

      Manchester United have joined the battle to sign Napoli star Fabian Ruiz.

      Ruiz is being tracked by Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid after his consistent displays in Serie A this season.

      But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants the 25 – year-old midfielder at Old Trafford.

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      Kalidou Koulibaly to Manchester United

      Manchester United are considering a club-record deal to sign Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly.

      The Red Devils were linked with the Senegal international last summer before opting for Leicester star Harry Maguire.

      But Italian publication Calciomercato Claim Ed Woodward and Co. are once again interested in bringing Koulibaly to Old Trafford.

      It’s said Koulibaly is unhappy with club president Aurelio de Laurentiis and wants to leave – but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would still need to smash their club- record fee of £ (million to sign the £) m-rated defender.

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      ) Samuel Chukwueze to Liverpool

      Liverpool are interested in signing Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze.

      That’s according to French publicationFoot Mercato, who claim Chukwueze has been ‘promised’ to a Premier League club.

      The Nigeria international has previously been linked with Lyon and Chelsea – but Jurgen Klopp could make the 20 – year-old his second January signing after the arrival of Takumi Minamino.

      The report claims Chukwueze has a £ .5million release clause but Villarreal would do business for £ (m.

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      Arsenal want to signings

      Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has identified two positions he wants to strengthen in the January transfer window.

      However, his hopes of doing so are slim given he has a limited budget to work with, and because the Gunners’ board are wary of doing deals this month.

      Arteta is keen to land a box-to-box midfielder and a defender, report the (Daily Telegraph) ********************************, in the current transfer window.

      However, the club’s restricted finances mean that Arsenal are unlikely to complete any permanent transfers and so are facing having to settle for loan deals.

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      Ernesto Valverde sacked decision

      Barcelona have decided NOT to sack Ernesto Valverde after Thursday’s Supercopa defeat to Atletico Madrid.

      That’s according to (Cope) ********************************, who claim club president Josep Maria Bartomeu was happy with the sides performance.

      The Spanish champions, who had two goals ruled out in the second half after VAR reviews, dominated the match and were leading 2-1 with 10 minutes left thanks to goals from Messi and Antoine Griezmann.

      But it was Atletico who booked their place in Sunday’s final against Real Madrid, levelling thanks to a penalty from Alvaro Morata before Angel Correa struck the winner after Griezmann gave away possession.

      But despite the late collapse, the board don’t believe it’s necessary to dismiss Valverde.

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