The latest rumors and gossip from Tuesday’s back page, including reports that West Ham are interested in Harry Maguire.
West Ham are considering a shock move to sign disadvantaged England defender Harry Maguire from Manchester United on loan to boost the Hammers’ bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League. There is (Daily Mirror).
The Red Devils’ new £200,000 weekly wage cap, dubbed the ‘Cristiano Ronaldo rule’, could be tested in negotiations over a new bumper deal with in-form striker Marcus Rashford (Daily) ·mirror).
Alejandro Garnacho has refused to sign a new contract at Old Trafford amid interest from European giants Real Madrid and Juventus.
Meanwhile, Manchester blue half Barcelona are serious about signing City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan on a free transfer at the end of the season as they consider Xavi’s (Telegraph) Bossman deal. I have an interest in
Chelsea are involved in yet another transfer tug of war in a busy January window for Graham Potter’s side, with the Blues monitoring Tottenham’s interest in £25million Leandro Trossard. (Daily Mirror).
Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira is concerned Chelsea’s spending could distort the transfer market and make it even more difficult for teams like the Eagles to sign players from abroad.
Everton have contacted Bologna to discuss the possibility of signing Marco Arnautovic to ease their goalscoring woes (The Sun).
Atlético Madrid are reportedly close to making a move for unpopular Barcelona star Memphis Depay after agreeing personal terms with the Dutch forward (Daily Mail).
French side Lyon tried to hijack Wolves’ move for Flamengo star João Gomes (Daily Mail).
Steven Gerrard will miss a job in Poland due to his lack of international directing experience (The Sun).
Huddersfield, who are struggling in the Sky Bet Championship, asked about former Arsenal trainee Robbie Burton (The Sun), who recently played for Irish top-flight side Sligo Rovers at the end of 2022.
Reported Rangers target Noah Sadiki is reportedly trailed by PSV and Lille as the Ibrox side faces serious competition for his services (Daily Record).
Hibs will resist a bid for red-hot Kevin Nisbett this month. Hitman reappears on Celtic’s radar (Daily Record).