Transfer Tuesdays

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2018-02-27 15:59:52
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The best news from this weeks gossip column


Former Chelsea and Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti is ready to replace Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger if wanted. (Star)

Arsenal are looking into replacing Wenger at the end of the season and Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim, Manchester City assistant Mikel Arteta, Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers and Germany coach Joachim Low are some of the candidates being monitored. (Telegraph)

Chelsea will offer Eden Hazard close to £300,000 a week as they try to head off interest from other clubs in the 27-year-old Belgium playmaker, whose contract runs until 2020. (Mail)

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte's job is secure until the end of the season as the club's top choice to replace him, ex-Barcelona boss Luis Enrique, does not want to take over until the summer. (Star)

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon claims Tottenham's England striker Harry Kane, 24, is in front of Bayern Munichforward Robert Lewandowski, 29, as the Spanish club's main transfer target in the summer. (Mirror)

Harry Kane's former Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas says the England international may have to leave in order to win trophies. (Talksport)

Barcelona are monitoring Tottenham and Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld, 28, who has a clause in his contract that will allow him to leave for £25m in the summer of 2019 if he has not agreed a new deal. Manchester United are also keen on Alderweireld but are thought to be reluctant to deal with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy. (Independent)

Chelsea and Manchester United will both try to sign Poland striker Lewandowski - if the 29-year-old can persuade Bayern Munich to release him from his contract, which runs until 2021. (Sky Sports)

Tottenham are prepared to bid £35m for Fulham's Ryan Sessegnon, who can play at left-back or on the left-wing, but the Championship side want closer to £50m for the 17-year-old Englishman. (Telegraph)

Paris St-Germain could offer France striker Kylian Mbappe, 19, toBarcelona in exchange for Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho. They are trying to appease their 26-year-old Brazilian forward Neymar, who is said to be unhappy with Mbappe but is close friends with Coutinho, 25. (El Pais)

Borussia Dortmund have made a bid to challenge Bayern Munichfor Bordeaux's Brazilian striker Malcom. The 21-year-old has been a target for Tottenham. (Sun)

Dortmund fear they could miss out on signing on-loan Chelseastriker Michy Batshuayi on a permanent deal this summer because the 24-year-old Belgian's impressive form has alerted other clubs. (Kicker, via London Evening Standard)

Manchester United have checked on Real Sociedad's 22-year-old Spanish right-back Alvaro Odriozola, who has also caught the eye of Barcelona and Real Madrid. (Mail)

The Football Association, Premier League and EFL are understood to have agreed on top-flight clubs getting a two-week winter break at the start of February, with the fifth round of the FA Cup to be played in midweek without any replays. (Times - subscription required)

West Brom midfielder Chris Brunt criticised manager Alan Pardew's tactics and his team-mates for a lack of effort after the Premier League's bottom side lost to Huddersfield Town. (Times - subscription required) 

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry says he would be "interested" in succeeding Arsene Wenger as manager of the north London club. (Sky Sports)


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