Premier League Transfer News: Thursday 17 January

Ozil, Higuain, De Gea

Premier League transfer news and transfer rumours

Arsenal are ready to subsidise at least part of Mesut Ozil’s wages if it means sending him out on loan this month. Sven Mislintat remains at Arsenal despite reports he is ready to quit the club and return to Germany. Details here.

Manchester United scouts are watching PSV Eindhoven winger Steven Bergwijn ahead of a possible £25m transfer bid. David De Gea looks set to put pen to paper on a new Manchester United deal. More on that story here.

Chelsea are closing in on Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain, currently on loan at AC Milan. The Blues will take the Argentine on loan until the end of the season with the option of either buying him permanently in the summer or taking out a season-long loan for the 2019-20 campaign. Alvaro Morata will be sold to Atletico Madrid to make way for Higuain. Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi is being linked with a £40m transfer to Everton. However, the Belgium international would prefer a move to Monaco.

West Ham United want Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez to replace China-bound Austrian striker Marko Arnautovic.

Manchester City will lose out to Paris Saint-Germain for the Ajax forward Frenkie de Jong .The Dutchman would prefer a move to the Etihad but PSG are willing to pay his £66m transfer fee. City will instead sign 18-year-old midfielder Ante Palaversa for an initial fee of £7m.

Manchester City and Chelsea have joined Real Madrid in the race for Tottenham Hotspur winger Christian Eriksen.

Liverpool striker Divock Origi could be a loan target for Tottenham Hotspur after Harry Kane was ruled out until March with an injury.

Liverpool keeper Simon Mignolet won’t be leaving Anfield this month.

Cardiff City are close to the £18m signing of Nantes striker Emiliano Sala.

Fulham have made a move for 24-year-old defender Joseph Attamah of Istanbul Basaksehir.

Manchester City and Chelsea will step up their interest in the summer for Crystal Palace full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka.