Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are looking to cap their busy January transfer windows with some big deals before deadline day. The Gunners have already snapped up Leandro Trossard and Jakub Kiwior but are now moving onto Federico Chiesa and Ivan Fresneda to bolster their flanks with Declan Rice, Amadou Onana and Moises Caicedo all targets in midfield.
The Brighton midfielder has already been the subject of a £55m offer from Chelsea, who have again failed in a fresh push to sign Argentina star Enzo Fernandez amid reports of an £87m offer from Stamford Bridge. The Blues are also ready to launch another bid for Anthony Gordon.
Over at Tottenham, Arnaut Danjuma has now joined on loan after hijacking Everton’s agreed deal. “Advanced” talks are taking place today over the potential signing of top target Pedro Porro amid interest from Chelsea and Real Madrid., while links with Nicolo Zaniolo continue to bubble along. Follow all the latest transfer news, gossip and rumors below!
McKennie nears Premier League switch
Juventus are ready to cash in on Arsenal target Weston McKennie.
Leeds have joined the Gunners in being linked with the midfielder, who has reportedly caught the eye of Fulham, Bournemouth and Aston Villa.
McKennie is said to prefer an elite club and an initial fee of £17m, rising to £26m in add-ons, is said by Corriere dello Sport to be Juve’s preference.
Chelsea must up Gusto bid
Reports in France suggest Chelsea are way off in their transfer offer for Malo Gusto.
A £17m approach was first made by the Blues for the Lyon defender, so says L’Equipe.
A figure closer to £35m is being demanded by the Ligue 1 side, who also want to keep Gusto until the summer.
Raphinha faces fight for future
Raphinha could be put up for sale in the summer if his form fails to improve.
Arsenal were linked with the Barcelona winger earlier in the January window, but both the player and his club warned off a deal.
However, Sport details talks between his agent, ex-Chelsea star Deco, and the Blaugrana in a bid to improve his performances.
Should he continue to struggle, Barcelona are confident they can recover his £55m transfer fee.
Chelsea ponder Ziyech’s future
Everton are ready to pay £25m for Hakim Ziyech.
The Chelsea winger is wanted by Roma and Newcastle, but Sky Sports details the Toffees’ plans to sign Ziyech.
The situation between the club and Anthony Gordon is heightening their desire for a new winger.
Standard Sport reported earlier today of Chelsea’s reluctance to send Ziyech to Newcastle in particular.
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Spurs consider Meret
Tottenham faces a battle to convince Alex Meret to join the club.
The Napoli goalkeeper is a target in Spurs’ plans to replace Hugo Lloris in the summer.
La Repubblica reports on the Italian’s plans to stay at Napoli for now, with a contract until 2028.
Arsenal learn Caicedo fee
Brighton will demand £75m to sell Moises Caicedo to Arsenal.
Mikel Arteta today spoke of his desire for a new midfielder with Mohamed Elneny out injured.
The Telegraph reports on the heavy fee required to land Caicedo, who is still being watched by Chelsea.
Tottenham in ‘advanced talks’ to sign Porro
Tottenham’s talks with Pedro Porro have advanced “considerably”.
A deal to bring the full-back to north London for £39m is very much in the offing, although no agreement has been fully reached.
Journalist Bruno Andrade reports on Spurs being hastened towards signing Porro due to their fear of Real Madrid signing him in the summer.
Chelsea and Liverpool to duel for Wolves star
Matheus Nunes will be on Chelsea and Liverpool’s summer shortlist.
That is according to the Telegraph, who claim only a £44m fee will be required to sign the Wolves midfielder after he cost £38m in the summer.
Doesn’t seem like much of a profit…
Latest on Arsenal’s Fresneda chase
Ivan Fresneda missed training today for Valladolid due to an injury issue.
Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund continue to tussle over the right-back, 18, with talks continuing over his future.
However, his club has claimed NO transfer offers have landed at their desk.
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Chelsea competition for Fernandez
Barcelona will compete with Chelsea for Enzo Fernandez.
Mundo Deportivo report on Xavi wanting a new midfielder for Sergio Busquets’ upcoming departure in the summer.
But Real Sociedad’s Martin Zubimendi, also wanted by Arsenal, is Barcelona’s top target.