Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, the Bundesliga and beyond
BARCA SEEK VIDAL REPLACEMEENT
Barcelona have lined up three possible replacements for the injured Aleix Vidal, according to a report in AS.
Right-back Vidal’s season has been ended by an ankle injury and the Catalans are said to have identified Deportivo La Coruna’s Juanfran, Malaga’s Roberto Rosales and Valencia star Joao Cancelo has potential solutions.
ROONEY COULD LEAVE THIS MONTH
Wayne Rooney could leave Manchester United before the close of the Chinese transfer window at the end of February, according to the Daily Telegraph.
A lucrative summer move to Asia has seemed more likely for the England captain but several Chinese Super League clubs are trying to strike a deal sooner.
CHELSEA IN DAHOUD CHASE
Chelsea are among those planning a summer approach for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud, according to The Guardian.
The Germany international is a much sought-after talent, with Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain also said to be in the hunt.
ROMA WANT LINDELOF
Manchester United face competition from Roma for the signature of Benfica defender Victor Lindelof, according to TuttoMercatoWeb.
The Serie A side see the Sweden international has the perfect replacement for Kostas Manolas, who is set to leave the club in the summer for either Juventus or Inter Milan.
SOLANKE TO LIVERPOOL?
Dominic Solanke could leave Chelsea to join Premier League rivals Liverpool at the end of the season as the Blues refuse to pay his £50,000-a-week wages, according to The Sun.
The 19-year-old’s current contract expires this summer and he is keen to leave for Anfield in a deal worth around £8 million in place of a switch to Celtic.
BAYERN JOIN BELOTTI RACE
Bayern Munich have been in contact with Torino over striker Andrea Belotti, La Stampa reports.
The likes of Arsenal and Juventus have also been linked with the forward, who is one of the hottest properties in Serie A after a superb campaign to date.
ARSENAL & JUVE TO FIGHT OVER BERNARDESCHI
Fiorentina ace Federico Bernardeschi is wanted by many of Europe’s top clubs, according to CalcioMercato.
Inter, AC Milan, Chelsea, PSG and Bayern Munich hold an interest in the attacker, but Juventus and Arsenal are particularly interested in the Italy international.
CAN A JUVENTUS TARGET
Liverpool midfielder Emre Can is a target for Juventus, the Star reports.
The Italian champions are also monitoring Borussia Monchengladbach youngster Mahmoud Dahoud, a Germany Under-21 international – a player the Reds wish to sign.
VERRATTI GIVEN €80M PRICE TAG
Any side that wants to sign Marco Verratti will have to pay Paris Saint-Germain €80 million, according to Libero.
Juventus and Inter are ready to try to lure the Italian back to his homeland.
MAN CITY EYE WORLD-RECORD ALLI BID
Manchester City are ready to make a world-record bid for Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli, according to the Daily Express.
The Spurs midfielder has starred since his move from MK Dons, and Pep Guardiola’s side are now willing to make a bid that could top the £89 million that Manchester United paid for Paul Pogba.
BARCA BAG MINA
Barcelona have completed a deal that will see Palmeiras defender Yerry Mina move to Camp Nou in January 2018, according to Mundo Deportivo.
The Colombia international has been a much sought-after talent, with Manchester City among those to express an interest in signing him, but his promising career is set to continue in La Liga.
DIARRA SET FOR CHINA
Former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder Lassana Diarra is set to become the latest high-profile figure to head for China, according to La Provence.
The France international has had his contract terminated by Marseille, freeing him to discuss a move to Asia.
TERRY SNUBS MLS MOVE
Chelsea captain John Terry has turned down lucrative offers from three Major League Soccer sides, according to the Daily Star.
The former England international’s current contract at Stamford Bridge will expire in the summer, and he has decided to see that deal out rather than link up with LA Galaxy, New York Red Bulls or Orlando City ahead of the 2017 MLS campaign.
MAN CITY TRACKING LEMAR
Manchester City are monitoring Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar, reports L’Equipe.
The 21-year-old is also said to be attracting interest from Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich after impressing in Ligue 1 and the Champions League this season.
OTAMENDI TO REPLACE PEPE
Real Madrid see Manchester City’s Nicolas Otamendi as a potential replacement for Pepe, should the latter move to China, TyCSports says.
The Argentine centre-back, 29, joined City from Valencia in August 2015 and has made 20 Premier League appearances this season. However, with rumours suggesting 33-year-old Pepe could be on his way to the Chinese Super League, the Champions League holders see Otamendi as a candidate for the centre of defence.
CARRICK SET FOR TALKS
Michael Carrick is set for talks with Manchester United over a new contract, the Daily Mail report.
The midfielder reportedly could put pen to paper on a new one-year deal should discussions with the club’s hierarchy go well in the coming weeks.
COSTA AGREES CHELSEA DEAL
Diego Costa has agreed a new five-year contract at Chelsea which will see him earn at least £220,000 per week, according to The Sun.
The striker has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge over the past 12 months, but the Blues have now moved to secure the Spain international’s future with a huge offer.