Chelsea are eager to supply a winger in trade for a Tottenham midfielder, whereas Newcastle ‘have their geese in a row’ and are prepared to maneuver for any of 9 Premier League stars…
CHELSEA TURN TO BRIGHTON OLD BOY IF CAICEDO MOVE FAILS
Let’s start by checking in with Chelsea’s efforts to purchase a brand new group…
Having agreed a deal to signal one other ahead, Noni Madueke from PSV for round £30million, the Blues are actually switching their focus to the centre of their midfield. They want Moises Caicedo however they’ll need to attempt tougher. Rather a lot tougher.
In response to The Athletic, Brighton have knocked again a £55million provide for the Ecuador star. It was reported earlier within the week that anybody who needs Caicedo this month must half with £75million simply to tempt the Seagulls.
So the Blues are options, which apparently embody Yves Bissouma. The Telegraph says Chelsea have been in contact with Tottenham to investigate concerning the ex-Brighton midfielder, however Spurs aren’t enthused over the prospect of a deal that might embody Hakim Ziyech shifting the opposite method.
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NEWCASTLE READY TO MOVE THROUGH NINE-MAN LIST
Newcastle have been quiet up to now this month however that might all change within the final 11 days of the window.
The Telegraph has been informed by a ‘well-placed supply’ that the Magpies are ‘getting their geese lined up’ and so they have been doing checks on a nine-man switch checklist.
We already comprehend it contains Ziyech as one among three Chelsea gamers. Anthony Gordon stays a goal regardless of a depressing season up to now with Everton, whereas their checklist of midfielders options Youri Tielemans, Ruben Neves and Scott McTominay. James Maddison can also be nonetheless on Toon’s radar but it surely appears the Leicester star isn’t fairly as eager to maneuver to the North East.
Elsewhere, the Every day Mail says Newcastle have submitted a £13.5million provide for 18-year-old Flamengo ahead Matheus Franca, whereas El Nacional claims they’re one among two groups eyeing a transfer for Actual Madrid veteran Luka Modric, with Inter Milan additionally eager on the Croatia star.
SPURS EYE SLOVENIA, SPAIN STOPPERS
Tottenham knew they needed to begin succession planning round Hugo Lloris even earlier than the France keeper began throwing them in this season. His latest kind has solely served to accentuate their seek for a brand new stopper.
The Night Customary reckons Spurs are candy on Brentford keeper David Raya. The 27-year-old has solely 18 months remaining on his present contract and the Bees might look to money in on the Spain worldwide on the finish of the season.
Chelsea are additionally identified to be inquisitive about Raya whereas they search for a brand new No.1, which implies Spurs might select to focus their consideration on Jan Oblak, although they know the Atletico Madrid keeper can be significantly costlier.