Transfer Thursdays

Football News
2018-01-04 13:18:09
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Manchester United fear manager Jose Mourinho could resign at the end of the season. (Daily Mail)

Alternatively, the club are committed to securing the long-term future of the Portuguese manager and have held talks about extending his contract. (Telegraph)

Mourinho is hoping to persuade the Manchester United board to table a £50m bid for Tottenham left-back Danny Rose, 27. (Sun)

Inter Milan are keen on signing Man Utd midfielder Juan Mata, 29, who is out of contract in the summer. (Mirror) 

Liverpool are due to hold discussions on Thursday over Philippe Coutinho's long-awaited transfer to Barcelona, with the 25-year-old's fee expected to be around 150m euros. (Yahoo)

The Reds have identified £90m-rated Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar, 22, as the man they want to replace Coutinho. (Mirror)

Tottenham are ready to make Harry Kane, 24, the highest-paid English player in the Premier League by offering him £200,000 a week. (Daily Mail) 

Bayern Munich have confirmed their interest in the Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka, 22, who previously attracted interest from Liverpool. (Guardian) 

Midfielder Emre Can, 23, will not leave Liverpool in January and is in talks over a new deal, despite interest from Juventus. (Sky Germany)

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wants to spend £50m to reinforce his squad, with Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 29, and Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez, 26, both targets. (Sun)

Premier League leaders Manchester City are also interested in 24-year-old Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti. (L'Equipe - in French)

Forward Sergio Aguero, 29, insists he wants to stay at Manchester City until his contract expires in 2020 - but says the club will make the decision on his future. (Talksport)

Championship  leaders  Wolves are hoping to re-sign 37-year-old striker Robbie Keane. The former Republic of Ireland international made his professional debut for his club in 1997. (Mirror)

Juventus  are determined to keep winger Alex Sandro, 26, after interest from both Manchester United and Chelsea. (Independent)

Southampton are favourites to re-sign Theo Walcott, 28, if the winger leaves Arsenal during the transfer window. (Sky Sports)

But  West Ham,  Everton and Newcastle have also been linked with Walcott, who has not started a league game for Arsenal this season. (Daily Express)

West Brom  want Jonny Evans, 30, to commit to a new contract but Manchester United have joined Manchester City in the race for their former defender and are prepared to make a £20m bid. (Mirror)

Crystal Palace are speaking to Lille about a deal for their versatile defender Ibrahim Amadou, 24, who is priced at £16m. (Daily Mail)

Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong, 23, is Watford's prime target in January, while manager Marco Silva also wants loan deals for Leicester striker Islam Slimani, 29, and Liverpool outcast Lazar Markovic, 23. (Daily Star) 

Southampton have promised manager Mauricio Pellegrino money to improve his squad this month. (Times - subscription required)

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