As the January deadline approaches, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are among the clubs still looking to cut big deals in the transfer market. The Gunners are pushing for Moises Caicedo but Brighton have rejected a bid. Ibrahima Bamba has also been linked with Arsenal as Barcelona continue to lead the race for Martin Zubimendi.
At Chelsea, Enzo Fernandez’s name is still refusing to leave their list and they are eyeing a move for Lyon’s Malo Gusto, despite the French side issuing a no-action warning. The Blues also remain interested in Caicedo, who is reportedly considering handing in a transfer request.
Tottenham are focused on securing a £39million deal for Pedro Porro, who wants to play one last game for Sporting this weekend, while Nicolo Zaniolo is also a target. Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news, rumors and signings via Standard Sport’s live blog!
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Arsenal continue Caicedo talks with possible improved offer
Arsenal and Brighton remain in talks with Brighton over a deal for Moises Caicedo after an initial bid of £60m was rejected.
The Gunners are interested in signing Caicedo before Tuesday’s deadline as they look to bolster their midfield following Mohamed Elneny’s knee injury.
On Friday morning, they made an initial bid of £60m but it was rejected by Brighton, who insist their star midfielder is not for sale this month.
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Sander Berge: Sheffield United confirm interest in midfielder
Sander Berge has seemingly been linked away from Sheffield United since the moment he arrived.
Indeed, the Norway international playing in the Championship was not what many would have predicted a few years ago.
Now both Liverpool and Chelsea have been linked with a move for the player and Blades boss Paul Heckingbottom has confirmed there is interest in Berge.
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Malo Gusto: Chelsea agree deal to sign Lyon defender
Well, it looks like Malo Gusto IS staying at Lyon this month despite interest from Chelsea.
It will probably be on loan though.
According to David Ornstein, Chelsea have agreed to sign the 19-year-old, but he will not join until the summer.
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Jude Bellingham transfer news: Borussia Dortmund prepare huge contract offer
Jude Bellingham is expected to join Liverpool, Real Madrid or Manchester City this summer.
Borussia Dortmund, however, might have other ideas.
Although they have a history of selling their top players, Bild reporter Christian Falk claims the German giants could offer the England star a huge contract in order for him to stay.
Sasa Lukic close to joining Fulham
Marco Silva wants two Fulham signings between now and the end of the transfer window.
Los Blancos are in talks with Arsenal over a deal for Cedric, but could instead be willing to bring in a new midfielder first.
Standard Sport understands Torino star Sasa Lukic is on the verge of a move to Craven Cottage.
Moses Caicedo: Arsenal are still talking
Despite rejecting a £60m bid for Moises Caicedo, Standard Sport understands Arsenal are still in talks with Brighton.
The midfielder is now the Gunners’ top target for the rest of this month’s transfer window, but as always the Seagulls are holding out.
Arsenal and Brighton are still in talks at this stage.
Malo Gusto ‘guaranteed’ to stay at Lyon despite agreeing terms with Chelsea
Lyon manager Laurent Blanc has dismissed any suggestion that Malo Gusto will leave the club this month.
The France Under-21 international is a target for free-spending Chelsea as Graham Potter looks to cover for Reece James.
Gusto is believed to have already agreed personal terms with the Blues and wants to move to Stamford Bridge this month.
The Ligue 1 club, however, want to keep Gusto for the rest of the season, even if he was on loan after selling him to Chelsea.
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Gabriel Martinelli agrees new contract with Arsenal
Things just keep getting better for Arsenal fans.
Top of the Premier League and potentially moving for Moises Caicedo to bolster their title-winning squad, these are dark days for Gunners fans.
Now, there has been another big boost.
Gabriel Martinelli has agreed a four-and-a-half-year deal at the Emirates Stadium, according to David Ornstein.
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Manchester United have sent Robbie’s son Charlie Savage on loan to Forest Green for the rest of the season.
He will work with Duncan Ferguson, who has just taken over the club.
Chelsea consider Berge to sink
Chelsea are considering a late move for Sander Berge.
The Blues’ desire to bring in a new midfielder is no secret, with the club having already failed in attempts to sign Enzo Fernández and Moises Caicedo this month.
Chelsea writer Simon Phillips claims Sheffield United’s Berge is now a potential target, with the 24-year-old seen as a more realistic option than some of the other targets.
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