Manchester United favourites to land £140 million forward, Arsenal's bid for Juventus superstar rejected: Transfer round-up, December 28, 2017
Good evening folks and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. With the festive period right upon us, top clubs from around Europe are looking to plug gaps in their squads in the next one month during the January transfer market.
So, without wasting further time, let's take a look at the major transfer stories from around the globe which made headlines on December 28, 2017:
Manchester United favourites to land Paulo Dybala
After the Independent ran a story claiming that Juventus have issued a £140 million valuation of Paulo Dybala, the Daily Mirror has now claimed that Manchester United are ready to pay the mentioned amount in the summer. Jose Mourinho is keen on landing Dybala before the next season and is ready to pay over the top and beat Real Madrid to his signature.
Dybala has often been linked with a move away from Turin and may truly be in his last season with the Bianconeri. UK's betting site, Ladbrokes have also slashed the odds of United signing the Argentine no.10 to just 5/4.
West Ham United closing in on Alfie Mawson
ESPN has reported that David Moyes is close to making Swansea City's Alfie Mawson his first signing with the Hammers. Moyes is eyeing players with Premier League experience and he feels that Mawson fits the bill perfectly.
The 23-year-old is also reportedly ready to leave the sinking ship at the Liberty stadium with West Ham set to make a £25 million bid for the centre back.