With the January transfer window about to open, there is a lot of gossip swirling around who will move in his place. Transfer Talk provides you with the latest news about rumours, the comings and goings and of course closing deals!
HIGHLIGHT STORY: Chelsea are lining up a January deal for Monaco star Badiachel
Chelsea are looking to bolster their defense in the new year, and despite longstanding interest in RB Leipzig centre-back and World Cup breakout star, Josko Gvardiol, The Athletic reports they are They built Badiachel From AS Monaco who has risen to the top of the Blues wish list.
The 21-year-old France international can play in a back four or on the left of a three-man defence, and the two clubs are said to be in talks over a deal that could be concluded in January. The Principality club charged a transfer fee of €35m to allow Badiashell to move to West London.
Badiachel, who has been in Monaco’s system since 2016, has made 135 appearances for the club in all competitions and has been a regular with the team since 2018-19. The 6-foot-4 defender has particularly impressed this season with his ability on the ball and in one-on-one situations.
Chelsea have been monitoring the player’s situation since the summer, despite him being regularly linked with a Gvardiol transfer. Badiashile is said to be a priority at Stamford Bridge, ahead of the likes of the 23-year-old Evan Ndyka From Eintracht Frankfurt, 20 years old Pierrot Hincapie Bayer Leverkusen.
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez Saudi club Al-Khalij has offered him an 18-month money-spinning deal, but he is still set to join Brazilian side Gremio, according to The Guardian. Fabrizio Romano. The 35-year-old striker has been offered a $6m salary for a move to the Saudi Professional League, but a move to Gremio on a two-year deal has become almost certain.
– Rome prepares for the US International Show Johnny Cardosoto me Akram Connor. The Italian capital club are looking to add the 21-year-old Internacional midfielder to their squad in January, but they face stiff competition from Spain’s Valencia and Real Betis. Cardoso has been a regular starter for Porto Alegre for the past three years, playing 39 matches and scoring two goals. He has also added assists. The Roma may have an advantage over their Spanish counterparts, as a result of their more superior financial situation.
Manchester City chiefs believe the prospect of working with Pep Guardiola will see them win the race Jude BellinghamAccording to the sun. Real Madrid consider themselves ahead of the pack when it comes to signing the 19-year-old midfielder, but City feel Guardiola’s extension as manager until 2025, and Bellingham’s chance to play alongside Erling Haaland again, could falter. for their benefit. Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain are watching the English international.
Manchester United is considering making an offer for Lyon’s right-back Malo GustoAccording to Mediafoot. The 19-year-old former youth international has emerged as one of his side’s most consistent players this season, contributing just one assist from 14 league appearances. Gusto’s contract runs until 2024, and United could be the favorite to sign him if Lyon cannot agree to new terms, and the Red Devils are preparing an offer that includes a €30m transfer fee.
– Tottenham Hotspur can save some space in his team by allowing Babi is delightful And the Brian Gill Moving to La Liga in January, according to Relevo. Both players joined the north London club before last season, but with Sarr still not making his debut, the 20-year-old Senegalese international could move to Sevilla. Gil, 21, has also struggled to get any useful game time under manager Antonio Conte following his £21m move in 2021, and Valencia are keen on moving for the midfielder after a successful loan spell last season.