The latest rumors and gossip from Tuesday’s back pages, including reports that Enzo Fernandes is close to a move to Chelsea.
Despite their lack of action, Manchester United do not want to sell Harry Maguire and Scott McTominay this month. (Post).
Ten Hag, meanwhile, have hinted that Amado Diallo will likely remain on loan at Sunderland for the rest of the season after performing well in the first half of the season. (mirror).
United are willing to pay £53m to sign Frankfurt striker Randall Kolo-Muani but Ten Hag says he won’t ‘burn money’ for a new forward this month, Anthony Martial I expect more from (express, day).
Several Premier League clubs, including Manchester United, could be looking to move on from Joao Felix after he was discounted from a loan deal by Atletico Madrid, which wants a fee of £18m. (Athletics, Telegraph, Mail).
Cristiano Ronaldo has a release clause, reports say, meaning he could join Newcastle from Al Nasr if he qualifies for the Champions League (Sun).
Meanwhile, his new boss Rudy Garcia joked that he wanted Lionel Messi before signing Ronaldo. The Saudi club is currently linked with Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric, (Sun).
Newcastle are reportedly close to signing former Liverpool keeper Loris Karius (Maeil).
They are also in talks with Real Valladolid over defender Iván Fresneda, but face competition for his signing. (Sun).
Argentina World Cup winner Enzo Fernandez has refused to return to Benfica after Christmas as he seeks to force a £120m move to Chelsea. (Mail, Express, Standard).
Romelu Lukaku says he is focused on a positive future and is securing a permanent move from Chelsea to Inter as soon as possible (Guardian).
Arsenal have made a £62million offer for Shakhtar Donets forward Mihailo Madrik. (Times, Sun).
Reportedly, they are also interested in Montpellier striker Eli Wahi. (express).
Meanwhile, the Gunners reportedly sparked a contract extension to keep Bukayo Saka until at least 2024. (Sun).
Barcelona are considering a free transfer for Crystal Palace winger Wilfred Zaha this summer (Post).
Liverpool are considering signing Mateus Nunes from Wolves just six months after opting not to complete a deal with the Portuguese international. (telegraph).
Nottingham Forest want to sell for £15m, five months after Emmanuel Dennis joined from Watford. (telegraph).
Middlesbrough’s Sky Bet Championship top scorer Chuva Akpon has been wanted by Crystal Palace, Everton and Southampton in January. (Post).
Michael Biel says he’s not seeking short-term signings in January as he aims to add quality over quantity to Rangers squad (express).
AC Milan want to sign PSV star Noni Madueke in the summer (Post).