The January is transfer window is drawing closer by the day and European clubs will be looking to strengthen their squad, there will be speculations, gossips, poaches and travelers from Africa, Asia, and South America. It’s almost that time of the year again.
Here’s a rundown of the transfer gossips flying around Europe today.
Juventus wants Salah and Son
During the match between Liverpool and Tottenham on Sunday, Juventus’ scouts were spotted in the stands fixated on Liverpool and Egyptian forward, Mo Salah, 27, Tottenham and South Korean ace, Son Hueng-min, 27, also Spurs and Danish Midfielder, Christian Erisken, 27. (Tuttosport, via Mirror)
Eyes on Borussia Monchengladbach’s Denis Zakaria
Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United have are rumoured to have been in contact with in-form Borussia Monchengladbach and Swiss Midfielder Denis Zakaria. The 22-year-old joined the German club form BSC Young Boy in July 2017. Manchester United were poised to sign the young starlet but now face stiff competition form the Gunners and the league leaders. (Sky Deutschland, via Inside Futbol)
He is staying put
Arsenal captain and Swiss midfielder, Granit Xhaka was the most unloved Gunners star in the past few days after a dismal display in footballing quality and content of character in the unfortunate draw against Crystal Palace. The 27-year-old was substituted and stormed straight down the tunnel but not before making a finger at the Arsenal fans for the jeers he was received to. Arsenal have confirmed his future his secure at the club both as a player and club captain although he has to submit to mandatory counseling sessions. (Times, subscription required)
Also, Gabriel Jesus has dismissed any rumour of his potential move to Bayern Munich.
Enters Ronald Sobowale
Leicester City and Watford are reportedly scouting Ronald Sobowale. Sobowale is the cousin od Bayern Munich and Austrian star, David Alaba. Sobowale, 22, plays for eighth-tier Bostick League South East side Whyteleafe and has also had a trial with Middlesbrough. (Mail)
Erling Braut Haaland to Manchester United
Manchester United have emerged as the front runners to sign Red Bull Salzburg and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 19. (Corriere dello Sport, via Manchester Evening News)
In other news, Zlatan Ibrahimovic may return to La Liga, Lyon wants Giroud and have been in contact with his agent, Newcastle are set to sign defender, Strasbourg midfielder, 21-year-old Ibrahima Sissoko.