Daily Transfer Updates: 28th December
The Football winter transfer window may not start until January 1st, but that hasn’t stopped the rumor mill, has it?
And as each website or paper keeps churning out the stories, we bring to you our Daily Transfer Updates, which will help you keep track of all the transfer stories that are being reported across the web and print media.
• Arsenal join AC Milan in a race to sign Allessandro Matri. (Forza Italia)
• Yossi Benayoun is set to return to Chelsea next week after being told his loan spell at West Ham will not be extended. (Express UK)
• Palermo have announced that Napoli’s Salvatore Aronica will most likely join them in January. (Various Sources)
• Juventus have reached an agreement with Botafogo for Matheus Doria. (Sky Sports Italia)
• Radamel Falcao is keen to see out the season with Atletico Madrid as a gesture of thanks to club president Enrique Cerezo. (ESPN Soccernet)
• Chelsea join supposed queue for Baines. (Toffeeweb)
• Atletico Madrid star Arda Turan has been linked with a January move to Arsenal with some outlets reporting he has agreed personal terms. (Caught Offside)
• Robert Lewandowski is set to complete an £18million move to Manchester United in the summer. (The Sun)
• Barcelona Forward Lionel Messi turned down a monster £460,000-a-week offer to quit Barcelona offered by an unnamed Russian side. (The Sun)
• Edinson Cavani has insisted that nothing has changed for him after learning that Napoli rejected a €55 million bid for the striker. (Goal)