|Chelsea are about to lose Antonio Rudiger and the German center back is not short of suitors. (Photo credit: Sky Sports)
The January transfer window is wide open and players are being rumored to be on the move, we bring you the peak of the bunch and we update as things happen.
PSG interested in Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly held a crisis talk with
the manager and the club hierarchy and was subsequently left out of the club’s
FA Cup win over Aston Villa on Monday night and this has fueled rumors of a
potential move away.
Ronaldo has done his bit but the United ship is sinking
despite the arrival of veteran Ralph Rangnick and PSG are believed to be
launching an audacious bid to land the 36 year old Portuguese, that will be
some coup but you won’t put it past PSG.
Liverpool to move for Kounde?
done it before and trust them to do it again if the gap opens up, Liverpool are
believed to be eyeing a possible move for Sevilla utility defender Jules Kounde
and they’re not afraid of his £75million release clause.
Real Madrid and Chelsea have kept tabs
on the Frenchman in the past but Liverpool could see the Sevilla ace as the
long term partner to Virgil Van Dijk as Ibrahim Konate continues to struggle at
Antonio Rudiger favors Real amidst PSG interests
Chelsea will be the biggest loser if they let their spirited
defender Antonio Rudiger leave on a free but as it stands, the German defender
prefers a move to La Liga giants Real Madrid instead of PSG who have also shown
Rudiger is in the final six months of his contract at Stamford Bridge
and can consider contract talks with potential suitors now, reports have
emerged that the German would rather a move to Spain to join Real Madrid and
snub any interest from Paris.
Spurs reject Ajax’ bid for Bergwijn
In a swift development, Tottenham Hotspur have rejected a
£15m offer from Ajax for
their fringe winger Steven Bergwijn and are not going to let him go on the
The Spurs squad
is lean at the moment with Antonio Conte needing bodies, the Dutchman has not
seen lots of games this season but he helped the North London side in their
league cup game against Spurs earlier in the year, he’s also been explored as a
wingback, he’s available for sale but not for cheap.
Arsenal loan out youngster Balogun
Young and promising Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun is currently
undergoing medical at London side Middlesbrough ahead of a loan move.
Balogun signed an extension with Arsenal last year, committing his
future to the club but hasn’t featured in the senior team as he’d have loved, Arsenal
would hope the youngsters feature well for the Riverside club to enable him
command first team shirt next season