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Manchester United ‘join Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur in Cengiz Under race’

Manchester United reportedly join Premier League rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the race to sign Roma winger Cengiz Under at the end of the season. Manchester United have reportedly entered the race to sign Cengiz Under from Roma at the end of the season. Under’s performances at the Stadio Olimpico have seen him linked with a number of top clubs, including the likes of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur from the Premier League. Bayern Munich have also been credited with an interest, and ESPN FC reports that United are ready to rival those clubs for the winger. Under is understood to be open to the idea of leaving the Italian capital, although Roma are unlikely to let him leave on the cheap given that his current contract does not expire until 2022. The Serie A outfit are not expe...

Transfer Talk Daily Update: Munas Dabbur, Frenkie de Jong, Alvaro Morata

Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world. The transfer window is open! Clubs around the UK and Europe have one final chance to strengthen their squads for the second half of the season. Tuesday morning’s headlines: Liverpool ‘closing in on £22m Munas Dabbur transfer’Munas Dabbur is reportedly still on course to join Liverpool from Red Bull Salzburg, despite Valencia stepping forward with an offer. Read more. Paris Saint-Germain beat Barcelona to Frenkie de Jong?Ajax ace Frenkie de Jong reportedly rejects the chance to join Barcelona and will instead sign for Paris Saint-Germain. Read more. Sevilla chief: ‘Alvaro Morata deal is impossible’Sevilla cannot afford to sign Alvaro Morata from Chelsea, ...

Chelsea’s contract talks with Callum Hudson-Odoi break down?

Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi will not be extending his contract at Stamford Bridge and is eager to join Bayern Munich, according to a report. Callum Hudson-Odoi will reportedly push for a move to Bayern Munich this month as talks over a new contract with Chelsea have broken down. The 18-year-old is the German champions’ top target for the winter window after impressing for Chelsea in his limited time on the field. Bayern have already had three bids knocked back by the Blues, the latest believed to be close to £35m, but they are refusing to give up hope of landing the young attacker. According to The Mirror, Niko Kovac‘s men have now received a major boost as Hudson-Odoi will not be extending his deal at Stamford Bridge. Talks failed to progress past the initial stage, i...

Bayern Munich ‘enter race for Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata’

German champions Bayern Munich are reportedly interested in signing out-of-favour Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata on loan until the end of the season. Bayern Munich have reportedly entered the race to sign out-of-favour Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata this month. Morata has struggled to impress during his time at Stamford Bridge so far and has fallen further down the pecking order under Maurizio Sarri this season. Chelsea are understood to be looking to sign a striker during the current transfer window, which would also allow them to offload Morata. Barcelona, Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla have all been linked with the Spaniard, and The Mirror reports that Bayern are now also interested in securing his signature. The German champions are reportedly exploring the possibility of a loan d...

Chelsea ‘want Callum Hudson-Odoi buy-back clause’

Chelsea will sell Callum Hudson-Odoi to Bayern Munich unless there is a buy-back clause included in the deal, according to a report. Chelsea are reportedly not prepared to sell Callum Hudson-Odoi to Bayern Munich unless there is a buy-back clause included in the deal. Hudson-Odoi, 18, has been strongly linked with a move to Bayern in recent weeks. The England Under-19 international has played eight times for Chelsea’s first team this season, but has featured in just 42 minutes of the club’s 2018-19 Premier League campaign, which has led to frustration on his part. Hudson-Odoi will see his current deal with Chelsea expire at the end of next season, leading to suggestions that the Blues could sell with Bayern offering £35m. According to The Times, Chelsea are prepared to accept B...

Massimiliano Allegri casts doubt on Aaron Ramsey transfer

Massimiliano Allegri raises doubts over Juventus’s interest in Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey by insisting that he already has “five top midfielders” to choose from. Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has refused to confirm his interest in signing Aaron Ramsey from Arsenal. Reports in Italy this week suggested that the Serie A champions could announce an agreement for the soon-to-be free agent by the end of the weekend. Ramsey is said to have been given permission by Arsenal to fly out to Italy after Saturday’s match with West Ham United to finalise a switch, which will go through at the end of the campaign. Speaking for the first time since that fresh speculation emerged, however, Allegri appeared to raise doubts over whether a move for Ramsey is as far down the l...

Chelsea ‘told £30m for Mats Hummels’

Chelsea learn that a bid of £30m would convince Bayern Munich to sell German centre-back Mats Hummels, according to a report. Chelsea have reportedly learned that a bid of £30m would convince Bayern Munich to sell German centre-back Mats Hummels during the January transfer window. Hummels, 30, has made 100 appearances for Bayern since a 2016 move from Borussia Dortmund, winning two Bundesliga titles and three DFL-Supercup trophies with the German giants. The centre-back is no longer an automatic pick for Bayern, however, and his future at the Allianz Arena is believed to be far from secure. According to The Sun, Chelsea are interested in signing Hummels during the winter window and have been informed that the price is £30m. Hummels has a contract with Bayern until the end of the 2020-21 ca...

Chelsea ‘want £22.5m for Callum Hudson-Odoi’

Chelsea inform Bayern Munich that it will take an offer of at least £22.5m to convince them to sell Callum Hudson-Odoi, according to a report. Chelsea have reportedly informed Bayern Munich that it will take an offer of at least £22.5m to convince them to sell teenage forward Callum Hudson-Odoi. Hudson-Odoi, who has also been linked with Borussia Dortmund, is viewed as one of the brightest young players in English football. The forward’s Chelsea contract will expire at the end of next season, however, and his future has been called into question having only made one Premier League appearance this term. Bayern reportedly made an opening offer of £13m for Hudson-Odoi, but according to Sky Sports News, the German champions have been told that Chelsea want at least £22.5m. The 18-year-ol...

Bayern Munich to make opening bid for Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi?

Bayern Munich are reportedly preparing to make a £13m bid for Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi during the January transfer window. Bayern Munich have reportedly decided to firm up their interest in Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi by making an opening offer of £13m. Hudson-Odoi is regarded as one of the top prospects in English football, but the 18-year-old has been restricted to two starts and three substitute appearances during the current campaign. The winger has just over 18 months remaining on his contract, and it has resulted in widespread interest from elsewhere with clubs in Germany known to be keen on securing the services of the player. According to the Daily Mail, Bayern are prepared to make a £13m bid for Hudson-Odoi at the beginning of 2019 although it appears unlikely...

Aaron Ramsey ‘increasingly tempted by Juventus move’

A report claims that Aaron Ramsey favours a move to Juventus next summer, despite Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich also making their interest known in the free agent. Aaron Ramsey is reportedly edging towards joining Juventus when his Arsenal contract expires at the end of the season. The Welsh midfielder can speak to foreign clubs from January 1 over a free transfer in six months’ time, having seen the offer of a new deal at the Emirates Stadium withdrawn. A number of teams are rumoured to have made their interest known in the Gunners’ current longest-serving player, with Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich keen to strike a deal. Italian outlet Tuttosport suggests that Juventus are the frontrunners to land Ramsey’s signature, however, as he is increasingly tempted...

Barcelona pull out of race to sign Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt?

Barcelona have reportedly conceded defeat in their pursuit of Matthijs de Ligt as the Ajax youngster is instead torn between Juventus and Bayern Munich. Barcelona have reportedly pulled the plug on their pursuit of Matthijs de Ligt as they are no longer confident of persuading the Ajax youngster to join them. De Ligt is regarded as one of the hottest talents in European football, seeing his form over the past 12 months rewarded with the highly-coveted 2018 Golden Boy award earlier this month. Barca are believed to have sent representatives to Amsterdam to hold initial talks with both De Ligt and teammate Frenkie de Jong, despite Ajax making it clear that neither player will be sold in January. Spanish outlet AS suggests that the Catalan giants are no longer in the running to sign De Ligt, ...

Barcelona ‘close to winning race for Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong’

Barcelona are reportedly on the verge of beating the likes of Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich to the signature of Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong. Barcelona are reportedly close to winning the race for in-demand Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong. A host of Europe’s top clubs have been linked with a move for De Jong in recent months, with the likes of Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich all understood to be interested in his signature. However, Barcelona are thought to be leading the race and Mundo Deportivo reports that the Catalan giants have now met De Jong’s wage demands. Barca are understood to be the 21-year-old’s preferred choice having previously hinted at a desire to play in Spain, and the prospective deal is now reportedly ...

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