13 Jan Barcelona fascinated with Man Metropolis striker Aguero
The transfer window opened in early January, and hypothesis is heating up about potential offers. Take a look at the newest gossip beneath, and see all official offers right here.
TOP STORY: Barcelona fascinated with Aguero
Manchester Metropolis striker Sergio Aguero is on the radar of Barcelona when he turns into a free agent subsequent summer time, in line with The Solar.
Aguero, 32, is within the final six months of his contract at Metropolis and is but to agree a brand new deal, which suggests he’s free to speak to golf equipment outdoors of England.
Though his season has been ravaged by injury, he is still one of the best strikers around, and Barcelona may be looking for a short-term replacement for Lionel Messi if the Argentina international follows through on his threat to leave Camp Nou when his own contract expires in 2021.
Aguero’s £240k-a-week wages could be a stumbling block, while PSG have also shown interest. The striker has always said he wants to return to Argentine club Independiente to end his career but he may have a few years left at the top in Europe yet.
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10.59 GMT: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Paul Pogba is “at his best” after the midfielder’s goal against Burnley sent Manchester United top of the Premier League.
The Frenchman scored with a sublime volley to earn United a 1-0 win at Turf Moor and ensure Solskjaer’s team head into Sunday’s crucial clash with champions Liverpool three points clear at the summit.
“I’ve always said Paul is a big player for us,” said Solskjaer. “He is a good character in the dressing room, he is always the one the lads look to and he’s a world champion of course, and I think he’s at his best at the moment.”
It is the first time United have topped the Premier League in January since 2013, when Sir Alex Ferguson’s team went on to win the title and victory at Burnley sets up a mouth-watering trip to Anfield on Sunday.
10.22 GMT: Erling Haaland can have his pick of clubs when he wants to leave Borussia Dortmund, but where should he go?
Kasey Keller and Steve Cherundolo agree the list of strikers ahead of Erling Haaland is shrinking quickly.
09.41 GMT: AC Milan are determined to keep midfielder Brahim Diaz beyond his loan deal, says Marca.
Diaz, 21, joined the Rossoneri on a season-long loan from Real Madrid in the summer and has scored four goals and set up three more in 22 appearances in all competitions since.
Having managed only 21 appearances, six as a starter, for Real Madrid since signing for the club from Manchester City in January 2019 for a fee of over £15m, Diaz is reportedly open to continue at Milan beyond this summer.
Los Blancos have no intention of letting Diaz leave permanently, but are open to extending his loan stay at the San Siro for a further season.
09.09 GMT: Luka Jovic‘s loan move from Real Madrid to Eintracht Frankfurt is set to be made official today.
Eintracht Frankfurt sporting director Fredi Bobic has confirmed that his club is on the verge of signing Jovic on loan for the remainder of the season.
“Luka Jovic is on the verge of joining our club until the summer,” Bobic said. “There are nonetheless just a few particulars to be sorted out, together with the medical. But when all goes properly, he’ll quickly be with us.”
The Serbia worldwide will return to the Bundesliga membership on a six-month mortgage with no buy choice included within the deal. Jovic, who signed a six-year contract with Madrid after transferring to the Spanish giants on a reported €60m deal in the summertime of 2019, has had restricted enjoying time with Los Blancos.
The 23-year-old has scored two objectives in 5 appearances in all competitions for Madrid this season. He has not travelled with the team to Malaga for Thursday’s Spanish Supercopa semi-final towards Athletic Bilbao, having beforehand missed Madrid’s goalless draw at Osasuna on Saturday.
Jovic impressed at Eintracht scoring 27 objectives throughout the 2018-19 marketing campaign that led to Madrid buying him that summer time.
08.30 GMT: The Bundesliga’s English contingent may enhance this summer time, with Bayern Munich linked with a transfer for Studying defender Omar Richards. The 22-year-old is out of contract in the summertime and, in line with the Guardian, he’ll agree three-year take care of the German and European champions. The previous England Underneath-21 worldwide will present competitors for first-choice left-back Alphonso Davies. Ex-Chelsea midfielder Jamal Musiala can be at Bayern.
Kasey Keller questions if Bayern’s defence is suited to enjoying a excessive line after giving up 24 objectives in 15 video games.
Bayern nonetheless need Hudson-Odoi
Bayern Munich are nonetheless fascinated with making an attempt to signal Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi, the Every day Mail stories.
The teenager did signal a brand new contract that’s set to maintain him at Stamford Bridge till 2024, however the report signifies Bayern have not been thrown off the scent and are monitoring how a lot recreation time he is getting underneath Frank Lampard this season.
Final summer time Chelsea rejected a mortgage offer-plus-£70 million buy choice from the German champions, which supplies an concept of how a lot Bayern should pay to safe his signature.
Arsenal set for Solomon push
The Guardian is reporting that Arsenal are hoping to make a suggestion for Shakhtar Donetsk’s Manor Solomon this summer time.
The Gunners have already made just a few strikes throughout the January transfer window with the idea being that supervisor Mikel Arteta will probably be making wholesale adjustments over the course of the subsequent few home windows.
After a handful of sturdy performances within the UEFA Champions League, Solomon has emerged as one of many major males that Arsenal are monitoring.
Wolves finish Origi & Giroud curiosity
Wolverhampton Wanderers are not wanting into offers for Divock Origi or Olivier Giroud, the Every day Mirror stories.
Following Raul Jimenez’s fractured cranium harm it appeared as if Nuno Espirito Santo was going to be dipping into the transfer marketplace for a brand new striker, however after recalling Patrick Cutrone from Fiorentina, that not seems to be the case.
Nuno was stated to be on the hunt for Chelsea’s Giroud or Liverpool’s Origi, however as an alternative, he is been informed to utilise the assets he has at his disposal as Wolves’ small squad continues to battle.
– The Every day Mail is reporting that Arsenal and Chelsea are two of the golf equipment contemplating a transfer for Bursaspor sensation Ali Akman. The 18-year-old already has 9 objectives in 16 appearances over in Turkey this season, and whereas Galatasaray and FC Salzburg tried to place ahead a bid in December, their lack of ability to signal him has opened the door for Europe’s elite to check the waters.
– Celtic have joined Rangers within the race to signal Wigan Athletic starlet Kyle Joseph, the Every day Mirror stories. With the Latics being in a tough monetary place it is beginning to appear as if their prime gamers may find yourself leaving sooner moderately than later, with Joseph being obtainable for the likes of the 2 Scottish sides in a pre-contract deal this summer time. Tottenham Hotspur are additionally within the participant.