Premier League Transfer News Tuesday 29 January

Cahill, Koulibaly, Gueye, Mata, Chilwell

Premier League transfer news and transfer rumours

Arsenal are being linked with a move for Chelsea defender Gary Cahill after manager Unai Emery saw two more defensive injuries to add to his list. Meanwhile, reports in Italy are suggesting the real reason behind Ivan Perisic’s transfer request at Inter Milan. Click here for more details.

Manchester United will pursue Napoli central defender Kalidou Koulibaly this summer as it now looks likely there will be no new signings at Old Trafford this month. Midfielder Juan Mata could be offered a one-year contract extension. However, there could be no exits from the club this month with Matteo Darmian and Andreas Pereira both likely to stay. More on those stories here.

Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye wants to leave Goodison Park. Paris Saint-Germain are being linked with a €25m (£22m) transfer bid.

Chelsea have been linked with a summer move for Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic.

Manchester City will step up their interest in Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell this summer. City are likely to sell winger Rabbi Matondo to Bundesliga side Schalke for a transfer fee of £11.3m.

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane has played down reports of a move to Real Madrid.

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez says it will be “very difficult” to leave the club at the end of this month’s transfer window. However, the Spaniard is out of contract this summer.

Tottenham Hotspur and Paris Saint-Germain could battle it out this summer for Valencia midfielder Carlos Soler.

Leicester City have rejected a loan bid from Aston Villa for left-back Christian Fuchs.

Burnley could challenge Southampton for Birmingham City striker Che Adams. The Clarets are also interested in Tottenham Hotspur front-man Vincent Janssen.

Wolves will spend £18m on a permanent transfer for the Spanish defender Jonny Castro Otto who is current on loan from Atletico Madrid.

Southampton are open to offers for striker Charlie Austin.

West Ham United are in talks with Celta Vigo over striker Maxi Gomez and Slovakia international midfielder Stanislav Lobotka.