14 Jan Barcelona eye Jose Gaya, Alfonso Pedraza to switch Junior Firpo
The transfer window opened in early January, and hypothesis is heating up about potential offers. Take a look at the newest gossip under, and see all official offers right here.
Barcelona’s Firpo ‘surplus to necessities’
Barcelona are on the lookout for an additional left-back after Junior Firpo was deemed surplus to necessities, stories Marca.
The La Liga giants have already got recognized two main candidates to fill Firpo’s function — Valencia’s Jose Gaya and Villarreal’s Alfonso Pedraza.
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Marca claims Gaya is Barcelona’s most well-liked alternative, however add that Valencia could also be reluctant to depart with 25-year-old due to his significance within the membership’s first-team. Consequently, Pedraza seems the extra financially viable choice for Ronald Koeman’s aspect at this second in time.
Manchester Metropolis’s Angelino, presently on mortgage at RB Leipzig, can also be stated to be attracting curiosity from the Catalan membership.
Napoli set excessive value for Koulibaly
Premier League giants Manchester Metropolis, Liverpool and Manchester United have all expressed their involved in securing the 29-year-old’s companies, however De Laurentiis said he would solely genuinely contemplate promoting the defender if a proposal higher than or equal to £100 million is submitted.
It means Koulibaly is extremely unlikely to depart Napoli with out changing into the world’s costliest defender. Liverpool are understandably nonetheless involved in Koulibaly amid a defensive damage crises which sees Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez sidelined, nevertheless it’s unclear if they might be keen to satisfy Napoli’s excessive calls for.
Gunners goal Villa keeper Heaton
Arsenal are stated to be exploring their goalkeeping choices by contemplating the acquisition of Aston Villa’s Tom Heaton to switch the struggling Alex Runarsson.
In line with the Every day Mail, Gunners’ chief Mikel Arteta would really like Runarsson to exit on mortgage after he struggled within the London membership’s 4-1 Carabao Cup defeat to Manchester Metropolis.
Arteta sees Heaton as a really perfect substitute for Icelandic shot-stopper Runarsson.
– Regardless of taking part in solely 180 minutes of aggressive football this season, Aston Villa defender Frederic Guilbert has rejected a transfer to Istanbul Basaksehir. That is in line with Football Insider, who say the right-back has been granted clearance by supervisor Dean Smith to depart Villa Park this transfer window.
– Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira may have his attempting mortgage spell at Atletico Madrid lower quick amid stories suggesting as many as 4 golf equipment are monitoring his skills. AS claims that Serie A giants Torino, Fiorentina and Lazio are involved in signing the 24-year-old, plus Valencia who’ve made signing Torreira their precedence earlier than the winter transfer window closes.