Chelsea midfielder Antonio Rudiger can be picked up for free in just a few months, and Real Madrid are the favorites to do just that.
Roberto Mancini is a name that is being considered when Manchester United will hire a permanent manager this summer, writes The Telegraph. Ralf Rangnick was recently hired as interim manager for the rest of the season, before moving on to another role at the club. Roberto Mancini, who previously led Manchester City to league gold in the Premier League, is currently the coach of Italy’s national team.
Philippe Coutinho has been a regular in the rumors column after he left Liverpool in favor of Barcelona. Now he is once again connected to a return to the Premier League. This time it is the Spanish Sport that claims Barcelona have offered the 29-year-old to Manchester United.
Antonio Rudiger is said to have decided not to sign a new contract with Chelsea when it expires after this year’s season, Goal.com writes. The website also claims that Real Madrid is leading the fight for the midfielder’s signature. The management of the Spanish big club reportedly feels confident that the German will choose them.
Chelsea and Liverpool both keep an eye on Barcelona stopper Ronald Araujo, writes Spanish Sport. The 22-year-old from Uruguay made his breakthrough on the first team last season and has started five games so far this La Liga season.
Ajax want to sign Steven Bergwijn on loan from Tottenham, writes the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. The man who shattered Norway’s World Cup hopes in Rotterdam last month has so far not won Antonio Conte’s trust.
Gabriel Barbosa, better known as Gabigol, wants a return to European football, having previously tried his hand at Inter and Benfica. According to 90min, Arsenal, West Ham and Newcastle will all be interested in the 25-year-old.
Wolves should be willing to drop the price of Adama Traoré after a fall below par for the 25-year-old. The winger has previously been valued at 50 million pounds, but according to Football Insider, he may be sold for around 20 million pounds in January.
One that will not be sold in January is James Tarkowski. At least if one is to believe Football Insiders’ reports, which claim Burnley are determined. West Ham are said to have placed bids for the midfielder, but had this rejected. The 29-year-old himself is satisfied with the situation and will probably instead look around for a new club when the contract expires this summer.