The January transfer window is just a few weeks away and the rumor mill is in full swing.
Here are some of the latest reports on potential moves across Europe:
- Barcelona track Basel star Cabral
- Man Utd join Juve, Spurs & Newcastle pursue Vlahovic
- PSG open talks with Zidane to replace Pochettino
- Conte ‘wants Bailly at Spurs’
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Barcelona track Basel star Cabral
Barcelona is considering buying the Basel star Arthur Cabral, according to GOAL.
The Catalan side have been tracking the Brazilian forward, who has 23 goals in 24 games in all competitions for the Swiss side.
Former Barcelona player Deco, new to the club’s squad, spoke to the 23-year-old’s agent, while coach Xavi gave him the green light to sign him.
Cabral will likely cost between $14 million and $17 million, but Barca will have to sell a number of players before they can live up to their preferences.
Man Utd join Juve, Spurs & Newcastle pursue Vlahovic
Manchester United will challenge Juventus, Tottenham and Newcastle to sign the Fiorentina star Dusan Vlahovic, reports The Daily Mail.
Juve have made the 21-year-old their top target and hope to sign him in January, although they will have to offload some players before they can pay him.
AC Milan, Spurs and Newcastle are all said to be interested as well, but United could make an offer when they want to strengthen their attack.
PSG open talks with Zidane to replace Pochettino
Negotiations aim to reach an agreement for next season but could be put forward
Paris Saint-Germain has begun negotiations with Zinedine Zidane on replacing Mauricio Pochettino.
Le Parisien said the French side are discussing a deal where the coach will take over before next season, but the schedule could be moved forward as Pochettino is said to be keen on a move to Manchester United.
Conte ‘wants Bailly at Spurs’
Tottenham manager Antonio Conte is looking to buy the Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, according to the Transfer Window Podcast.
Conte was keen to sign Bailly while he was at Inter, and still appreciates the Ivory Coast midfielder and wants to bring him back to Spurs.
Bailly has been in and out of Old Trafford, although his situation could change after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked.
Sevilla target Shakhtar star Mudryk
Mykhaylo Mudryk Shakhtar’s starting line-up may not be guaranteed yet, but he has attracted interest from La Liga with his performances.
According to Fichajes, the 20-year-old has impressed Sevilla’s sporting director Monchi and the Spanish team are plotting to recruit him.
The winger is considered one of Ukraine’s finest talents and has made 15 appearances in all competitions for Shakhtar.
Napoli asks Mertens to take pay cut with new contract
Napoli wants to sign Dries Mertens to a new contract, but is asking him to accept a lower salary.
The Belgium international’s current contract expires at the end of the season and although the club have the option to extend it for another year, they want him to sign a new contract altogether.
La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the Serie A side cannot continue to pay him at current rates and need him to compromise on his salary.
La Liga club rescue Sottil as Fiorentina eye Berardi
Riccardo Sotti would certainly be fired by Fiorentina if they were interested in Domenico Berardi.
But Sottil, 22, may have better luck in Spain, as it has been reported Cadena SER that La Liga side Cadiz are looking to sign him.
Liverpool target Raphinha committed to Leeds
Leeds United’s Brazilian player Raphinha believes he can achieve his ambitions at Elland Road, despite the club’s low league position.
“Without a doubt,” the Liverpool target told BBC Radio Leeds. “When you bring together players with a real, strong desire to win, with the manager, the coaching staff, the fans who love the club, you create a great atmosphere on the pitch. exercise and at the training ground.
“Marcelo Bielsa demands a lot from us. We know that. We are used to it. We listen to him. He helps us grow and progress as players, as professionals. “
Man Utd prepare shortlist of manager to take care of six people
Manchester United have contacted six potential managers to take the job at Old Trafford until the end of the season, claims Mirror.
Ernesto Valverde, Ralf Rangnick, Paulo Fonseca, Lucien Favre and Rudi Garcia have all held interviews with the club, while current caretaker manager Michael Carrick could also be kept in his post, though United prefer to outsource.