Liverpool plot huge triple Serie A raid with first deal done
Liverpool are readying three incredible signings from Serie A with the first deal ‘done’, Antonio Conte is looking to bring a Juventus star to Tottenham, while Wednesday’s Euro Paper Talk claims Chelsea’s Saul has a new club lined up in January.
BREMER DEAL DONE FOR LIVERPOOL; DUO ALSO EYED
Liverpool will reportedly secure the signing of Torino defender Gleison Bremer for a bargain £6.8m (€8m) fee in January.
The defender is regarded as one of the top defenders in Serie A but has just 18 months remaining on his deal.
And according to Torino Granata, the Reds are ready to swoop to further bolster their defensive options.
The Reds aren’t alone in the pursuit for Bremer, with Manchester United and Napoli also keen.
Indeed, the report claims Napoli plan to offer one of Andrea Petagna or Adam Ounas in part-exchange for the Brazilian.
However, they state his ‘probable destination’ is now Anfield with a deal reportedly close.
Liverpool could secure his signing and allow him to remain on loan at Torino for the remainder of the season.
And it seems Michael Edwards and his team of scouts are considering two more high-profile raids on Serie A too.
As per Calciomercato, the Reds are ‘watching extensively’ both Federicho Chiesa and Dusan Vlahovic. Neither attacker would come cheap, but the report claims they are considering moves for the pair to revamp their attack.
Vlahovic will be sold by Fiorentina in 2022 for a fee of around €60m.
Chiesa, meanwhile, has a huge admirer in Jurgen Klopp. They state he may be sacrificed by Juventus were a sizeable bid come in.
TOTTENHAM LOOKING TO GET MCKENNIE
Antonio Conte plans to make Weston McKennie his first signing at Tottenham and sees the Juventus star as his modern-day Arturo Vidal. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Manchester United are considering a move for RB Leipzig midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai – but will need to pay at least €60m for him. (SportBILD)
Chelsea are planning to cancel Saul Niguez’s loan deal with Juventus ready to take up the baton for the Atletico Madrid man. (TuttoJuve)
Dynamo Moscow are denying reports that midfielder Arsen Zakharyan is on the radar of Liverpool and Chelsea. (KP Sport)
Inter will meet Marcelo Brozovic’s entourage next week in a bid to secure him to a new contract and amid claims Antonio Conte wants to bring him to Tottenham. (Tuttosport)
NEWCASTLE LOOKING TO HAIDARA
Newcastle United are ready to launch a January bid for Amadou Haidara, though the RB Leipzig midfielder comes with a €40m asking price. (SportBILD)
Xavi has asked Barcelona to find a way to recall Francisco Trincao from Wolves during January. The Portuguese winger is on a season’s loan at Molineux. (Record)
Espanyol striker Raul de Tomas – strongly linked with Leeds and Tottenham – claims he wants to return to Real Madrid one day. (Marca)
Fiorentina are considering moves for Real Madrid duo Borja Mayoral and Luka Jovic in the January window. (AS)
Milan are trying to negotiate an extension to Alessio Romagnoli’s contract without including his agent Mino Raiola. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
ROMA STAR BACKS MOURINHO CLAIMS
Jordan Veretout is backing Jose Mourinho’s stance that Roma need to sign extra quality to become stronger. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Dani Alves is reportedly set to hold talks with Barcelona over a shock return to the club at the age of 38. (Marca)
Lazio are looking to sign David Ospina from Napoli, with the Colombian also considering a new deal to stay. (Sky Italia)
Manchester United are looking to beat Chelsea to sign France defender Jules Kounde from Sevilla. (AS)
Benfica are considering a move for Barcelona benchwarmer Samuel Umtiti following the serious injury suffered by Brazilian centrre-half Lucas Verissimo. (Mundo Deportivo)
AND MORE FROM EURO PAPER TALK
Lorenzo Insigne will ask Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis for guarantees on investment and ambition rather than just a higher salary if he is to sign a new contract. (Sky Italia)
Barcelona should consider re-signing Lionel Messi in 2023 when his PSG contract ends, claims former club president candidate Victor Font. (Marca)
Everton and Newcastle United are leading the chase for Aaron Ramsey despite denials the midfielder will be released on a free. (Corriere dello Sport)
Former United States and Swansea City boss Bob Bradley is likely to become the manager of MLS side Toronto FC. (AS)