Chelsea are ready to put Tottenham’s resolve to the test and are ready to sign a player they picked up in a summer of low signings this season, with Friday’s transfer gossip following Chris Wood’s move to Nottingham Forest. , claims Newcastle are chasing two new forwards.
Potter wants BISSOUMA to reunite
Chelsea are reportedly looking to continue their surge in January transfers with a surprise attack on London rivals Tottenham and an offer to swap cards.
The Blues signed former Spurs youngster Noni Madueke to a deal worth £29million in January.
However, after a proposal to sign Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo was rejected, Telegraph Matt Rowe says Graham Potter wants to reunite with Eve Bisuma at Stamford Bridge.
The 26-year-old has had a very disappointing first season in north London after leaving Seagulls in the summer.
Bisma was expected to be Spurs’ big player after becoming one of England’s best midfielders over the past two seasons.
However, he looked like a shadow of the South Coast players. And that is why Potter, who previously got the best from the Mali national team, wants to strike.
of Telegraph Chelsea are ready to trade Hakim Ziyech to Spurs, according to reports. Bisma.
Tottenham still unlikely to give up on Bissouma
Ziyech has been a target for Antonio Conte in the past, but it’s unlikely Tottenham will want to concede Bissuma just yet.
They hope the outstanding midfielder fails to adapt to his moves and eventually gets better.
As for Chelsea, they see Bissuma as a full replacement for club heavyweight N’Golo Kante.
French midfielder and Italian star Jorginho has been told to quit the Blues this summer.
That would leave a big hole in Potter’s engine room and Chelsea bosses want Bissoma to fill it.
NEWCASTLE EYEING DOUBLE SWOOP
Newcastle are reportedly considering a new move for Everton forward Anthony Gordon and a bid for Flamengo teenager Mateus Franca.
With Chris Wood obliged to buy Nottingham Forest on loan for £15m, the Magpies made a £13.5m offer for Flamengo for the under-18 Brazilian U20 international forward Franca and a move to Gordon. revived interest.
Everton need to sell to advance in the market and bring in new attacking talent and have already received inquiries about Gordon from Tottenham and Chelsea.
But while Newcastle could strike at that price, a valuation of over £50m has so far put off any suitor.
With Gordon being targeted by angry Toffees fans last week and Everton desperate to bolster their squad, it may be tempting to take advantage of Gordon.
As for Franca, the Brazilian talent could move to St James Park if Flamengo can secure a loan move to Manchester United’s Facundo Peristri.
leicester target championship center back
Leicester City are reportedly poised to make another defensive move as Brendan Rodgers looks to further strengthen the squad before the January window closes.
Fox are looking to sign left-back Victor Christiansen from Copenhagen for £17m.
But Gianluca DiMaggio claims he is also eyeing Stoke Australian centre-back Harry Suter.
DiMaggio claims Leicester has already turned down an offer worth around £10m but talks are still ongoing.
Meanwhile, Rodgers is also looking at new attacking options, with Brazilian winger Tete also on his radar.