Manchester City Plot 30m Move For Wilfried Bony Transfer News And Gossip From Wednesdays Papers
With 2014 very nearly in the books, it”s means only one thing. A monster hangover on the way? Nope, the imminent opening of the transfer window.
The busy festive schedule has seen plenty of the Premier League big boys drop points, but does that mean they”ll be getting busy in the January sales?
Will Arsenal add some defensive steel? Will Manchester United add to their top heavy squad? Are Liverpool going to bag a goalscorer? And will Manchester City throw money at their recent problems?
With the window now just a couple of weeks away managers will already be keeping an eye on the players they will try to bring in, while those stars not getting a game will be itching for a move.
We”ve ploughed through today”s newspapers and scoured the all-important websites to bring you all the latest rumours, gossip and transfer news.
Transfer stories from today”s Daily Mirror
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers keen on deal for Luciano Vietto – dubbed “the new Sergio Aguero”.
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Incoming Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew keen to bring Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey to Selhurst Park.
QPR-bound Mauro Zarate “not good enough” for West Ham starting spot, says Sam Allardyce.
Gareth Bale dismisses Manchester United rumours and hints at contract extension with Real Madrid.
Norwich keeping tabs on Scott Sinclair in case star winger Nathan Redmond leaves Carrow Road.
On-loan Southampton ace Toby Alderweireld could sign permanent deal at St Mary”s in January.
Papiss Cisse could become first Newcastle player to follow manager Alan Pardew out of St James” Park.
Gallery: Liverpool”s January transfer targets
Other stories from today”s Daily Mirror
Mike Ashley considering making Newcastle caretaker boss John Carver manager on permanent basis.
Tony Pulis wants £2million per year to become the new West Brom manager after Alan Irvine sacking.
Brendan Rodgers is “one of the top managers in the world”, claims Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson.
Criticism of Arsenal”s transfer policy is wide of the mark, insists scout Gilles Grimandi.
Crystal Palace takeover remains on track despite withdrawal of a major investor.
Alan Irvine broke down in tears after final defeat before being sacked as West Brom manager.
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Leicester to turn to ex-Man United youngster Tom Lawrence to boost Premier League survival hopes.
Arsenal starlet Gedion Zelalem snubs Germany to play for USA after talks with Jurgen Klinsmann.
Chelsea to take over AFC Wimbledon”s Kingsmeadow Stadium subject to Dons securing new ground.
Stories from other newspapers and the wider world
Manchester City have enquired over the availability of Swansea striker Wilfried Bony and are eyeing a £30million January bid (Telegraph).
Chelsea are also interested in the 26-year-old Ivory Coast striker (The Times).
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Arsene Wenger will prioritise central midfield as the area he wants to strengthen in January (Guardian).
Which could lead to the Gunners launching a £25.5million bid for Sporting midfielder William Carvalho (Daily Star).
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Arsenal and Liverpool have been quoted £11.5million by AC Milan for striker Stephan El Shaarawy (Daily Express).
Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard is set to snub a move to a top European club and sign for Southampton (Daily Star).
Arsenal January transfer targets gallery: