Pochettino on Atletico Madrid radar
Atletico Madrid are already preparing for life after Diego Simeone should the Argentine leave at the end of the season and have put Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino and Napoli’s Rafa Benitez at the top of their replacement shortlist.
Bender on Arsenal wishlist
Arsenal have given up on signing Sami Khedira – who could sign a new deal at Real Madrid – and will instead move for Lars Bender. Arsene Wenger is eager to sign a defensive midfielder and rates the £19m-rated Leverkusen man highly.
Arsenal target Reid in West Ham ultimatum
Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal are all monitoring Winston Reid’s situation at West Ham, with the defender having been told that he either signs a new deal or be sold in January. The 26-year-old could be available for just £5 million.
No Man City extension for Lampard
Frank Lampard will not stay at Manchester City for the duration of the 2014-15 campaign, with parent club New York City FC expecting the 36-year-old to link up with their pre-season training camp in the new year.
Gignac and A.Ayew tied to Marseille performances
Andre-Pierre Gignac and André Ayew will be free to leave next summer, but if Marseille is still in the three first places by january, they will be kept according to RMC
Lazio is interested on Doria (Botafogo)
‘Biancocelesti’ are also interested on Stankovic (Partizan Belgrad).
Mancini wants Kolarov or Clichy
The newly appointed Inter coach has made a new left-back his main priority, with former Manchester City charges Aleksandar Kolarov and Gael Clichy his top two targets.
Napoli eyeing Perisic
Rafa Benitez’s side are said to be readying a bid for Wolfsburg attacker Ivan Perisic as they look to find a replacement for the injured Lorenzo Insigne.
Milan target Kramaric
Rising star Andrej Kramaric has caught the eye of AC Milan, who are said to be interested in a January swoop for the 23-year-old Croatia striker.
Inter want Cerci
Eager to add to his attacking options as he returns to San Siro, Roberto Mancini has been tipped to attempt to sign Alessio Cerci from Atletico Madrid, despite the forward having just moved in the summer.
Juve keeping tabs on Dani Alves
Should Stephan Lichtsteiner refuse to renew with the Serie A champions, Juventus will make a move for Barcelona’s Dani Alves, according to reports.
Bale rejects £150m Chelsea move
Gareth Bale has turned down an opportunity to return to the Premier League, rejecting a £150 million move to Chelsea. The Welshman is also being tracked by Manchester United but has no intention of leaving Real Madrid.
Arsenal & Liverpool eye Montoya
Barcelona defender Martin Montoya may be available on loan this January, sparking interest from Premier League clubs Arsenal and Liverpool.
Tottenham to sell Adebayor
Tottenham are set to cut their losses on Emmanuel Adebayor and sell the misfiring striker in January. The Togolese frontman has struggled for goals and has just 18 months left on his contract.
Chelsea weighing up moves for Bale & Reus
Chelsea are aiming to sign Gareth Bale and Marco Reus for a combined €135 million. Real Madrid star Bale is believed to be available for around €110m, while Reus’ buy-out clause, which can be activated next summer, is €25 million.
Liverpool & Tottenham plan Schurrle bids
Liverpool and Tottenham are said to be planning €30 million bids for Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle as the Germany international and World Cup winner has fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
Ronaldinho heading to LA Galaxy?
Fresh reports in Mexico claim the Brazilian icon could be on his way out of Liga MX after only a few months. MLS side LA Galaxy is the 34-year-old’s suggested destination.
Schalke hunt Belgium starlet
Schalke 04 want to strengthen their offense in January. Therefore the club hopes to bring Belgium winger Paul-Jose Mpoku from Standard Liege to Veltins-Arena. His value is about €5 million.
Dortmund in chase for Bürki
It is believed that Freiburg keeper Roman Bürki is on the short list of Borussia Dortmund. The Bundesliga side is already looking for a replacement for ageing keeper Roman Weidenfeller.