Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 19th November 2016
Here are the top transfer stories and rumours from 19th November 2016 featuring one of the most bizarre rumours involving John Terry’s shock reunion with Jose Mourinho. Alexis Sanchez makes the headlines once again with a new suitor keeping a close eye on his contract talks with Arsenal.
Elsewhere, Manchester United have named their price for last summer’s flop signing, and Jurgen Klopp has identified the perfect player to cover up Sadio Mane’s African cup of nations exit in January.
Man United name their price for their big-money flop
Manchester United are prepared to let Morgan Schneiderlin leave in January after the midfielder has failed to settle under new manager Jose Mourinho. According to Sky Sports, Schneiderlin has been asked to find a new club, but The Red Devils will only do business with anything above £25million. United are eying a move for a quality midfielder in January which makes Schneiderlin’s exit all the more likely. Spurs and Everton are keen on signing the Frenchman.
Chelsea’s Romagnoli bid revealed
Former AC Milan boss Siniša Mihajlovi, in an interview with Corriere dello Sport, has claimed Chelsea tried to sign Alessio Romagnoli during the summer transfer window. As per the reports, Blues made two concrete bids for the central defender but could not meet AC Milan’s asking price. In the end, Blues went ahead and signed David Luiz from PSG.
Juventus not giving up on Alexis just yet
According to Gazzetta, Juventus are keeping a close eye on Alexis Sanchez’s contract talks with Arsenal which has hit a snag. Alexis is in talks to sign a new multi-year contract with the Gunners but is unsure of Arsenal’s aspirations to win trophies and bring best players in Europe. Juventus are prepared to offer Alexis a 4-year contract to ensure he joins the Serie A Champions next season.
Moussa Dembele’s asking price revealed
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has claimed that he would only let Moussa Dembele leave the club for a fee beyond 50million. According to Daily Mail, Liverpool and Manchester United are very interested in the young striker and have sent scouts to watch him on several occasions this season, however, according to Rodgers, Dembele will only leave for a hefty fee.
John Terry to quit Chelsea in January and sign for Manchester United?
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has agreed to let John Terry leave the club as early as in January and is not concerned for him to join one of his direct rivals. And according to Daily Star, Terry is now favourite to team up with his former manager Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. The Red Devils are in desperate need of a defensive leader and a move for Terry could solve those problems.
Klopp’s next exciting signing revealed
Liverpool are lining up a January move to sign Quincy Promes from Spartak Moscow, according to reports from British media. The reports claim that Klopp does not want to let Liverpool’s energy dip when Sadio Mane leaves the club in January for African cup of nations. Promes is seen as a player with similar abilities to that of Mane and could make an instant impact at Anfield like Mane. A 20million January bid is expected to follow after strong rumours linking the 25-year-old winger with a move to Anfield.
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