The latest rumors and gossip from Tuesday’s back page, including a possible transfer record for the Manchester United goalkeeper.
Manchester United are poised to break the transfer record for goalkeeper Diogo Costa (The Sun).
When that will be remains a mystery, but the Glazers’ sale of the club allowed them to bring in new blood on loan in January.A series of transfer setbacks (Daily Mail).
The Old Trafford club have also reportedly hit a major roadblock in their continued pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong after the Catalan club reaffirmed its commitment to the player (Daily Mail). ).
Ace Anthony Elanga has been targeted by Everton ahead of the January transfer window for a possible Manchester United move (The Sun).
Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly set to undergo medical treatment at Al Nasr ahead of a move that will make him a staggering £173m a year (Daily Mirror).
Chelsea are eyeing Youssoufa Moukoko (The Sun).
They are also considering a surprise move to acquire Joao Felix on loan in the January transfer market (The Sun).
Arsenal have launched an effort to bring Shakhtar Donetsk forward Mikhail Mudrik to the Ukrainian side for £55million (Evening Standard).
The Gunners may be in contention for a contract with Italian youngster Ibrahima Bamba, who currently plays for Portugal’s Vitoria Guimaraes, with PSG, Club Brugge and Atalanta also interested in the 20-year-old ( Daily Mirror).
One possible link for the future after Rafael León voiced his admiration for Arsenal – as Mikel Arteta promised ‘we could get a striker’ in the January transfer window (Daily Mirror) ).
Leicester’s Kagler Soyuncu is ‘near’ to join Atletico Madrid ahead of the January transfer window (The Sun).
Jude Bellingham could be acquired by many Premier League suitors for £60m in the summer amid rumors of a release clause with Borussia Dortmund (Daily Mail).
Tottenham’s erratic defensive display against Brentford on Boxing Day could speed up the moves of RB Leipzig’s Josko Gvardiol and Sporting Lisbon’s Pedro Polo (Daily Express).
Aston Villa manager Unai Emery could sell Argentina’s goalkeeper and replace him with Morocco’s Yacine Bounu after he was unimpressed with Emiliano Martinez’s behavior at the World Cup, reports Spain. It is
Newcastle are poised to lure Barcelona flop Memphis Depay to a Premier League return, but the Dutchman will wait until his contract expires this summer to secure a lucrative signing-on fee. Reportedly keen to stay in Nou Kamp (Daily Express).