Transfer news and football gossip: Chelsea plan £150m January spree, Man United target West Ham star, Wenger set for shock return to management?

5 Nov

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Tuesday’s papers and online…

Manchester City have told Real Madrid to forget about signing Raheem Sterling, following claims the Spanish giants are ready to offer £70m plus Gareth Bale for the 24-year-old England man. (Daily Star)

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard will have up to £150million to spend in January if the club’s transfer ban is lifted. (Daily Telegraph)

Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha and RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner are on the Blues wanted list. (Daily Express)

Timo Werner is wanted by Liverpool, Man United and Chelsea, according to reports
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Liverpool and Manchester United have also been linked with Werner, but his club have insisted they do not intend to let the 23-year-old leave. (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea have also joined United in the race for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele. (Daily Mail)

Man United have made West Ham midfielder Declan Rice their top target for next summer, but there is a chance he could make the move in January. (Goal)

The Red Devils have rejected a bid of £13m from Roma for England defender Chris Smalling, with the Italian club keen to make the 29-year-old’s season-long loan permanent. (Daily Star)

Real Madrid have reignited their interest in 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho. (Daily Mail)

Jose Mourinho would be interested in taking the vacant Bayern Munich manager’s job, according to Bastian Schweinsteiger – FULL STORY

Ex-Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is also among Bayern’s list of candidates to replace Niko Kovac, who was sacked by the Bundesliga champions at the weekend. (The Guardian)

Meanwhile, Erik ten Hag has confirmed he will be staying at Ajax amid reported interest from Bayern Munich – FULL STORY

Jadon Sancho has established himself as one of the world’s most prestigious youngsters and is now wanted by Real Madrid, reports claim
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Leicester City, Wolves and Everton are all chasing 19-year-old Burnley winger Dwight McNeil. (Teamtalk)

Leicester have opened negotiations with Club Bruges about a potential move for 21-year-old Nigerian striker Emmanuel Dennis in January. (Leicester Mercury)

The Foxes and Newcastle United are also interested in signing Senegal striker Habib Diallo, 24, from French side Metz. (Daily Express)

Wolves are preparing a £13m bid for Atalanta’s Swedish midfielder Dejan Kulusevski, 23, who has also been linked with Manchester City and Arsenal.(Sport Witness)

Wolves have joined Watford and Newcastle in tracking Royal Antwerp’s Portuguese defender Aurelio Buta, 22. (Birmingham Mail)


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