Rodriguez, Manolas, Abraham, Foden
Arsenal have had a bid accepted for the Colombia international forward James Rodriguez currently on loan at Bayern Munich from Real Madrid. That’s according to reports from Germany. Barcelona are dragging their heels over a move by Arsenal for the former Manchester City academy starlet Denis Suarez. Arsenal have had a £35m transfer bid rejected by Roma for winger Cengiz Under. The Gunners aren’t likely to go any higher. More on those stories here.
Manchester United could pay Kostas Manolas’s release fee with AS Roma. The Greece international is available for around £34million. United could battle Real Madrid for FC Porto’s Brazil international defender Eder Militao. Details here.
Bayern Munich are hoping to seal the £30m transfer of Chelsea teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Wolves look set to take Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham on loan until the end of the season. Abraham has scored 14 goals while on loan at Aston Villa this season.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has ruled out a loan exit this month for Phil Foden.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has played down a move for Sunderland striker Josh Maja.
Trabzonspor midfielder Abdulkadir Omur, who has been linked with interest from Liverpool, says he would love to join Jurgen Klopp’s side.
Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has talked down suggestions of a new deal despite rumours of a one-year contract.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says he cannot rule out further signings. The Cherries have signed Dominic Solanke and Nathaniel Clyne from Liverpool so far this month.