Soccer Transfer News and Rumors LIVE 2019-20- 25th Jan' 2020

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 26, 2020 00:47 IST

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00:47 (IST)26 JAN 2020

Tottenham Hotspur to sign Giovani Lo Celso permanently
Giovani Lo Celso

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed that they'll trigger their option to sign Giovani Lo Celso permanently.

Lo Celso is currently on loan at Spurs, and the club have the option of making the deal permanent for £27 million in January or £34 million at the end of the season. The Portuguese manager said: 

"By himself he made the decision that the club is going to execute the option. That's normal, he earned it."

22:47 (IST)25 JAN 2020

Liverpool targets Fabian Ruiz
Fabian Ruiz

According to El Desmarque, Jurgen Klopp has set his sights on Napoli's Fabian Ruiz as an alternative to Isco.

Liverpool have seen a £47 million bid rejected by Real Madrid, so they are looking at other options. Klopp is keen on bolstering his midfield, as the club challenges for titles on several fronts.

It would require a sizable fee for Napoli to part with the 23 year old, higher than the £47 million Real rejected for Isco.

22:33 (IST)25 JAN 2020

Paulo Dybala opens up about failed move to Manchester United
Paulo Dybala

In an interview with Guardian, Juventus striker Paulo Dybala talked about his botched summer move away from Turin.

Manchester United were heavily linked with the Argentine, as a deal which would have seen Romelu Lukaku land in the opposite direction was mooted. In the end, nothing came of the talks, and Dybala has continued to dazzle at Juve. He said: 

"...I'm here, at a club that has treated me well. I'm happy, comfortable. [Maurizio] Sarri's arrival has helped. He wanted me to stay, which gave me strength when we didn't know what would happen. I knew he could teach me, help me bring out the best in myself."

21:24 (IST)25 JAN 2020

Saudi Sovereign Wealth Fund in talks with Newcastle United
Mohammad Bin Salman

Sky Sports News understands that long time Manchester United suitors, Saudi Sovereign Wealth Fund, are in talks to takeover Newcastle United. 

It's being reported that the Saudi's will team up with British financier, Amanda Staveley. She's previously tried unsuccessfully to buy out the current owner Mike Ashley's stake at the club.

19:39 (IST)25 JAN 2020

Edinson Cavani situation unclear
Edinson Cavani

PSG's Edinson Cavani has recovered from an injury, but is not available for his club's weekend encounter against Lille.

Speaking to reporters, club manager Thomas Tuchel said:

“The situation is not very clear and that's how it is. It's not much, it happens in a transfer window, but I'm calm.”

18:20 (IST)25 JAN 2020

No Arsenal deal reached yet for Thomas Lemar
Thomas Lemar

With rumours eternally swirling about a move for Thomas Lemar to Arsenal, RMC Sports understands that a deal to buy the Frenchman from Atletico Madrid hasn't been reached. Personal terms have reportedly not been agreed to as well.

17:49 (IST)25 JAN 2020

Manchester United reopen Bruno Fernandes negotiations
Bruno Fernandes

The transfer saga of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting CP to Manchester United seems unending, with both sides eternally at an impasse with regards his transfer fee.

However, Portuguese outlet Record understands that the Manchester club have intensively reopened negotiations with the transfer window quickly winding to a close. Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes is said to be in the thick of things.

16:02 (IST)25 JAN 2020

Arsenal close in on Pablo Mari
Pablo Mari

According to ESPN, Arsenal are on the verge of signing Flamango centre back Pablo Mari. He's reportedly flown into London for a medical with Mikel Arteta's outfit.

13:38 (IST)25 JAN 2020

Christian Eriksen to Inter Milan imminent
Christian Eriksen

Sky Sports understands that Antonio Conte is on the verge of securing the services of Christian Eriksen. Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan had been at an impasse over a transfer fee, but a deal of €20 million is said to have been agreed.

The deal would see Daniel Levy get the fee he wants, while Eriksen triples his wages at Inter. Sources say nothing has been inked yet, but all parties are reportedly in agreement.

11:53 (IST)25 JAN 2020

Arsenal target Layvin Kurzawa set for a move to Juventus
Layvin Kurzawa

According to Sky Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano, purported Arsenal target Layvin Kurzawa is about to join Maurizio Sarri's Juventus in a swap deal.

The Italian club and PSG are almost done with a swap deal which will have Mattia De Sciglio go in the opposite direction. The deliberation is in its final stages, and personal terms have been reportedly agreed.

22:56 (IST)24 JAN 2020

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