Real Madrid rekindle interest in Manchester United superstar, Arsenal closing in on club record signing: Transfer round-up, 22 January 2018
Hello, people and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. The final week of the transfer window is fast approaching and with that, we can expect all the top clubs to up the ante. But the wait for the swap deal to be announced between Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan still goes on.
So without wasting further time, let's take a look at the major transfer stories from around the globe which made headlines on January 22, 2018:
Real Madrid ready to go back for David De Gea
Manchester United may have suffered a big blow with what has happened today at San Mames. Athletic Bilbao's Kepa Arrizabalaga today signed a new long-term deal with the club, keeping him in Andalusia till 2025.
But the Daily Mirror has now reported that Real Madrid are ready to rekindle their interest in De Gea, their long-term goalkeeping target. Los Blancos need a keeper next summer and are now expected to go all out next summer for the Spaniard, making a world record bid in the process.
Juan Mata to reject Valencia's advances
According to Superdeporte, Juan Mata is ready to reject Valencia's offer to sign him for free next summer as the playmaker insists that his future lies at Old Trafford.
Mata has less than six months remaining on his current deal but the Spaniard is confident that United will offer him a year's extension to keep him in England.