JANUARY TRANSFER NEWS & RUMOURS: NEYMAR WANTS MADRID MOVE WITH GRIEZMANN & HAZARD

LatestWorldSports takes a look at the biggest transfer rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond as we head into the winter window

 

Neymar wants Madrid move with Griezmann & Hazard

 


Neymar is willing to sign forA�Real Madrid if Los Blancos also make moves for Antoine Griezmann and Eden Hazard, according toA�Diario Gol.

The Paris Saint-Germain star has reportedly made it clear he does not want to play with Harry Kane and Mauro Icardi, who have been linked to Madrid as well.

But the potential of linking up with Griezmann and Hazard is enough to tempt Neymar to return to Spain and join Barcelona’s arch-rivals, with the Brazilian said to be uncomfortable in the PSG dressing room.


 

Man Utd battle Chelsea for Vidal

 


Arturo Vidal Bayern 2017

A�Manchester United will battle Chelsea for Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal this summer, according to theA�Daily Express.

The Chile international could leave the Bundesliga club due to the arrival of Leon Goretzka from Schalke, with the Blues heavily linked as a possible summer destination.

However,A�United’s recent acquisition of Alexis SanchezA�has seen them up their interest in Vidal, with Jose Mourinho looking to add another Chile international to his squad.


 

Arsenal & Spurs in Lucas Moura bidding war

 


Lucas Moura PSG

Arsenal and Tottenham are locked in a bidding war for Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura, according to theA�Daily Express.

The 25-year-old, who has been limited to just 72 minutes of Ligue 1 action this season, is valued at around A?35 million


 

Chelsea reach agreement for Dzeko & Emerson

 


Edin Dzeko Roma 2017

A�Chelsea and Roma have come to an agreement over the transfer of Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri,A�GoalA�understands.

The deal, which will see Roma reportedly land a��50 million for the two players plus another a��10m in incentives, will be finalised upon the Blues’ completion of personal terms with Dzeko.


 

Hazard having second thoughts about Madrid move

 


Eden Hazard Chelsea

A�Eden Hazard regrets coming to a verbal agreement with Zinedine Zidane to join Real Madrid, claimsA�Don Balon.

The Chelsea star reportedly has grown concerned by Los Blancos’ erratic form in La Liga this season, leading him to have second thoughts about fulfilling his long-time dream of playing for Madrid.


 

Sturridge to snub Serie A for Valencia

 


HD Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge is not interested in a move to Serie A,A�TuttoMercatoA�reports.

Inter and Roma are said to have been monitoring the England international, but Sturridge has informed Liverpool that he’d prefer to sign with Valencia.


 

Diarra set to sign for PSG

 


Lassana Diarra Marseille Ligue 1

Al Jazira midfielder Lassana Diarra is set to sign an 18-month contract with Paris Saint-Germain, according toA�L’Equipe.

The 32-year-old journeyman, who has previously played for clubs including Chelsea, Arsenal and Real Madrid, reportedly passed his medical on Monday.


 

Newcastle working on Gameiro deal

 


KA�vin Gameiro

Newcastle are working on a deal to sign Atletico Madrid forward Kevin Gameiro, theA�Daily ExpressA�reports.

Manager Rafa Benitez has apparently been given the green light to spend big this transfer window, and the Magpies plan on pushing those resources towards the A?16 million-rated Frenchman.


 

Nainggolan close to Guangzhou Evergrande move

 


Nainggolan Roma Serie A

Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan is closing in on a loan move to Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande, according to theA�Information Times.

A Chelsea and Manchester United target last summer, the Belgium international is expected to earn a��12 million a year and also receive a a��20m signing-on fee, with his agent banking a��10m.


 

Roma could replace Dzeko with Sturridge

 


HD Daniel Sturridge

Roma could replace Chelsea-bound striker Edin Dzeko with Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge, according to theA�Daily Star.

Liverpool reportedly want the England striker to complete a A?35 million permanent move following an initial loan spell, and Roma could fit the bill if Dzeko’s move to Stamford Bridge goes through.


 

Wenger: January window ‘more disturbing than ever’

 


Arsene Wenger Arsenal Southampton

Arsene Wenger is pleased to have replaced Alexis Sanchez with another “world-class”A�player in Henrikh Mkhitaryan, but admits the January transfer window has been “more disturbing than ever”.

Arsenal allowed Sanchez to join Manchester United on Monday to avoid losing the Chile international on a free transfer when his contract expired at the end of the season.


 

Newcastle to secure Kenedy loan

 


Kenedy Chelsea

Newcastle are poised to confirm the loan signingA�of Chelsea winger Kenedy in the next 24 hours, claims theA�Daily Mail.

The Blues are said to be on the verge of signing Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri, giving Antonio Conte sufficient cover to let Kenedy depart in exchange for a loan fee.


 

Alexis: I need to feel loved

 


Hector Bellerin Alexis Sanchez Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez says a desire to feelA�”important and loved” was behindA�his move to Manchester United from Arsenal.

The long-anticipated swap deal that sawA�Henrikh Mkhitaryan headA�in the opposite directionA�was completed on Monday, bringing to a conclusion one of the biggest transfer stories of the January window.


 

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