Transfer news and rumours of the day: 7th December, 2016
Welcome to our Daily Transfer Roundup which sees a troubled Inter Milan striker finally ready to move elsewhere to get some first team action. Meanwhile, Barcelona are ready to shock the world by making a bid for a former Real Madrid superstar. Chelsea, Manchester City, and Arsenal have been put on alert after AS Roma’s surprising transfer decision.
Meanwhile, Manchester United moved a step closer today to completing their first January signing. All that and more as we bring to you the best transfer news and rumours from December 7, 2016.
Gabriel Barbosa heading out on loan
Inter Milan’s big money summer signing Gabriel Barbosa is set to be sent out on loan in January after a poor start to the season. According to reports from Gazzetta, Barbosa is most likely to join Brazilian outfit Las Palmas in order to regain his form. The teenage striker has played just 16 minutes of Serie A action and is nearing an exit from San Siro.
AC Milan to beat Chelsea for Milan Badelj
AC Milan are in pole position to sign the Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj, according to reports from Calciomercato. Chelsea are also in the race to sign the Croatian international but AC Milan are confident of signing the midfielder who has just 18 months left in his current contract. Current Milan boss Vincenzo Montella has worked with the player previously in Florence and is confident of signing him in January.
Antonio Rudiger made available in January
AS Roma have put Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United on alert by putting the talented defender Antonio Rudiger on the transfer list in January, according to reports from Football Italia. Rudiger was a summer target for Chelsea but Roma held firm on their £40million transfer fee. Since the summer, Rudiger’s form has dipped and Roma are ready to negotiate the deal to cash-in on the 23-year-old defender.