TRANSFER GOSSIP COLUMN: Liverpool ponder audacious swoop for PSG star Kylian Mbappe if they take Saudi cash for Mohamed Salah… as Man United and Chelsea are frustrated in striker pursuit
- Liverpool could be ready to take on Real Madrid for Mbappe’s signature
- Tottenham will have to keep hold of two midfielders after injury in January
- Was Garnacho’s bicycle kick REALLY the best ever? Listen to the debate about It all starts
There’s still just over a month before the January transfer window officially starts, but clubs across Europe are putting the finishing touches to their shopping lists.
Today’s gossip column features Liverpool’s bold potential move for Kylian Mbappe as they take on Real Madrid for the Paris Saint-Germain star’s signature.
But a striker for both Manchester United and Chelsea could be left off the list as he prepares to commit to his current club.
Meanwhile, another PSG attacker could be on his way to the Premier League.
Below, Mailsport takes a look at all the latest news and gossip on Wednesday.
Kylian Mbappe could be a target for Liverpool as they take on Real Madrid for his signature
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Liverpool are considering a move for French star Kylian Mbappe if they can cash in on Mohamed Salah, but Real Madrid remain the leaders (Team conversation).
Manchester United and Chelsea striker Lautaro Martinez is ready to commit his future to Inter Milan by signing a new contract (90min).
Tottenham Hotspur may have to hold on to midfielders Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Oliver Skipp in January after Rodrigo Bentancur’s injury (Daily telegram).
Premier League clubs on alert: PSG ready to sell Hugo Ekitike in January – Newcastle, West Ham and Crystal Palace have previously been linked (The sun).
Tottenham have stepped up their interest in a loan deal for former Celtic winger Jota.The times).
Lautaro Martinez is apparently ready to commit to Inter Milan in what will be a blow to his English suitors
AC Milan are targeting a January loan move for Arsenal and Poland defender Jakub Kiwior amid central defensive problems.Calciomercato – in Italian).
Tanguy Ndombele has told Galatasaray leaders he wants to stay at the Turkish club and fight for his place.Sabah via Sportwitness).
Everton are interested in Aston Villa midfielder Leander Dendoncker, with Sean Dyche a big fan (Football insider).
Aston Villa have lined up a potential replacement for Douglas Luiz in the form of Lens and Ghanaian midfielder Sales Abdul Samed (Team conversation).
Chelsea will recall Andrey Santos from his loan spell at Nottingham Forest after the £18m wonderkid struggled for game time at the City Ground (Fabrizio Romano).
Chelsea are reportedly eyeing a move to recall Andrey Santos from his loan to Nottingham Forest in January