Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 13, 2016
Real Madrid and Barcelona to go head to head for a midfielder, Arsenal close to a new signing, manager sacked in Serie A and more
Pogba is attracting interest from two European powerhousesJanuary brings with it a lot of mid-season crisis as well as solutions. The transfer mill is expected to be the same this time around with many clubs seeking reinforcements and many players seeking a new start. There has been a buzz around many players and clubs, with players seeking moves away from their respective clubs for various reasons from playing time to better contracts. Nonetheless, the January window is poised to give us some interesting news. Here are the transfer news and rumours for the day.
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- Inter Milan defender and former Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic is all set to terminate his contract with the Serie A club, Sky Sports reports.
"At the moment I don't know much about what will happen in future," Vidic's agent Silvano Martina said.
"Is termination of the contract by mutual consent possible in January? We're talking about it, so we'll see what happens.
"Nothing has been done yet. The lad is fine, for the moment he is focused only on training."
- Bologna have registered their interest in Southampton midfielder Gaston Ramirez, Calcio Mercato reports.
The Uruguayan’s contract with the Premier League club expires next summer and the 25-year-old might make a return to his former club.
- Juventus striker Simone Zaza is fearful of the fact that he might not be allowed to leave the Turin-based club in the January transfer window, London Evening Standard reports.
The striker was linked with a move to Premier League side West Ham United earlier, however, the Serie A giants are supposedly not willing to let him go as of yet.
-Roma have sacked their head coach Rudi Garcia after some questionable performances from the team. The Rome-based club has won only two of its last nine games.