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One of the men who has been talked about a lot this summer is Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe. The 22-year-old is on an expiring contract in Paris, and he still has the advantage of agreeing with some clubs about the future. In a few weeks, the goal machine could start talks with other clubs, but according to AS, PSG manager Leonardo has not given up hope of Mbappe’s resignation. On the other hand, it was an open chase from Real Madrid, who at times put up a massive offer for the French player this summer.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is in the freezer at Arsenal at the moment, and he could be on his way out already in January. The 32-year-old lost his captain recently after violating the club’s disciplinary rules, and he will now be wanted by many clubs. Tuttosport claims that Juventus are ready to receive the Gabonese in the next window, but still have the advantage of making an official bid.
Marcelo Bielsa and Leeds have had a poor first half of the season, and they are looking for reinforcements. The Sun writes that the Premier League club is said to be heading towards Italy and Juventus, where American Weston McKinney plays. The 23-year-old midfielder will cost around 200 million kroner.
Manchester United misses many players this winter. Spanish Sport writes that FC Barcelona in need are looking to England and putting Edison Cavani at the top of their wish list. At the same time, the Catalans will want to obtain assurances that the Uruguayan striker has cleared his injury problems, before making an official request for the striker.
The La Liga club also wants another veteran Manchester United player. Juan Mata had his best days on the football field, but he was one of the league’s best players when he last played in his home country. At the time it was about Valencia, but now it is Barcelona who are hoping to lure the 33-year-old from England to Spain. It’s Star Reports. Mata has had three bad games for Manchester United this season.
We stay in Manchester, because Jules Kounde was one of the most sought-after names in the summer transfer window. The French midfielder looked set to end up at Chelsea for a long time, but the 23-year-old eventually stayed in Seville. AS writes that the London club is still keeping an eye on the player, but that Manchester United should have scored in the fight for his signature.
Newcastle are in desperate need of reinforcements and are struggling hard in their last Premier League battle. The other man currently struggling is Dele Alli at Tottenham, and now he could go towards a happy ending for the two in misery. Newcastle will consider bringing in Alli on loan in January, which is likely to be available to him, according to Football Insider.
Furthermore, Tottenham boss Antonio Conte is said to have contacted his former employer, Inter, to consult with 34-year-old midfielder Arturo Vidal, writes La Tercera. Conte and Vidal are said to have had a close relationship during his time at both Inter and Juventus, where he won titles. Vidal played 16 matches for Inter at the top of the table.
Corriere dello Sport claims Napoli have prepared a wish list just before Christmas, which contains several potential signings in January. One of the players at the top of that list is Tottenham Hotspur’s Davinson Sanchez. The 25-year-old has made just eight Premier League appearances for Tottenham this season.
Mikel Arteta and Arsenal are on the cusp of a very romantic relationship, after recent impressive results. Another who also gained momentum in his career in London is Martin Odegaard, and now he can quickly get a Scandinavian boyfriend on the team. CalcioMercato writes that Swedish talent Dejan Kulusevski will be of interest to Arsenal. The 21-year-old has clearly shown what he is good at in Serie A, but has struggled with continuity since his move to Juventus.
Finally, Jose Mourinho will be looking to bolster Roma in January, and he has asked for help from one of his players. Tammy Abraham was an expensive man when the Italian club bought the striker for around 400 million kronor this summer, but now he could be part of the match to lock down Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek at Stadio Olimpico. It’s the Star who reports on a possible move.
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