The January transfer window is just three weeks away meaning clubs across Europe are trying to put the finishing touches.
Our friends at Football Whispers have sifted through the European media to find the best transfer news and the most recent news stories.
\Why many consider him to be the best, At the same week that he had been named the best player on the planet, Lionel Messi went out of the way to showcase. The Barcelona No.10 placed on a show at the Catalan derby, netting double while assisting another at a performance manager Ernesto Valverde explained as exceptional. Talking after the 4-0 victory which guaranteed Barca retained top place, the supervisor was full of praise of the magician:”Messi is just extraordinary. The 2 goals, the chances created and that which he provides us, he’s extraordinary.” (Marca)
Messi was eager to emphasize Ousmane Dembele. The World Cup winner, also an Arsenal and Liverpool transfer goal based on recent reports, also scored a superb second goal for Barcelona. Later, Messi spoke out about the Frenchman’s contribution:”We are glad for Dembele. Now he’s scored again and can be revived and will do well\. We need Dembele.” (Mundo Deportivo)
Atletico Madrid will probably be using the Spaniard demanding surgery that is adopted without Diego Costa for the future. Nikola Kalinic discovered the back of the internet from the 3-0 win over Alaves to lift Los Colchoneros up . Director Diego Simeone is allegedly unhappy with his options and has recognized Maxi Gomez as a possible signing. Even the Tottenham transfer target is impressing once again for Celta Vigo this term and has already involved himself in 12 goals in just 1,064 moments of activity. (Marca)
Juventus are also pairing a sensational movement to deliver back Paul Pogba . The Serie A leaders have assembled a package deal that would see that the midfielder come back to the club in January, initially on loan\before finishing a lasting movement . (Tuttsport)
As he seems to finish his move lucas Paqueta has arrived at Milan. The Brazilian international has been linked with moves to Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool and Manchester United more than months but chose that I Rossoneri for”it’s history”. (Gazzetta Dello Sport)
Cesc Fabregas may be allowed to depart Chelsea during the January transfer window. AC Milan and Valencia are considering the maestro however a deal appeared unlikely when Blues boss Maurizio Sarri made it clear he wished to maintain the 2010 World Cup winner. On the other hand, the 2016/17 Premier League champions are monitoring Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez. When a deal might be struck then compatriot Fabregas will be permitted to leave Stamford Bridge. (Calciomercato)
Tottenham are currently battling it out with Roma to sign Feyenoord midfielder Tonny Vilhena. Both clubs are keen to signal up for 23-year-old box-to-box midfielder, together with Spurs keen to bring in a successor\. (Calciomercato)
Paris Saint-Germain have denied reports suggesting the club are set to spend $75million to bring Ajax midfielder and Barcelona transfer target Frenkie de Jong into the Parc des Princes in January. Even the Ligue 1 leaders published a statement to discredit the claims in L’Equipe:”There are lots of cases of unbalanced treatment whose aim is just to disperse a detrimental atmosphere. Faced with all the disinformation orchestrated by L’Equipe and their tireless effort to undermine our picture, PSGthe most popular and powerful club in France, reaffirms its desire to proceed with dialogue only in good faith” (Le10Sport)
PSG full-back Layvin Kurzawa might be heading into the Premier League. The left-back is reportedly a transfer target for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea together with the French team open to selling him. Boss Thomas Tuchel isn’t convinced and sporting manager Antero Henrique is believed to be shopping around the former Monaco man. (Le10Sport)
Bayern Munich are one of those teams interested in registering Isco. The Real Madrid playmaker is unhappy with his playing time in the Spanish funds and reports have suggested he may be set for a move off in January. The 26-year-old was at one time a Manchester City transfer goal while Chelsea have shown a fascination with him from time to time. But it is Bayern Munich who are currently laying the groundwork as they look to shake their attacking options, to trap the midfield maestro. (SportBild)