Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 7, 2016
Jurgen Klopp is looking for reinforcements as Liverpool face injury crisisJanuary 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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- According to the Daily Star, Juventus have already approached Manchester United in a move to sign midfielder Ander Herrera. The Italian champions are desperate to strengthen their midfield in the transfer window and have now turned to Herrera after attempts to sign Gundogan failed to materialize. However, United would only consider selling the 26-year-old if the Serie A giants bid in the region of £40m.
- Roma are set to officially announce the signing of Gerson from Brazilian outfit Fluminense. The 18-year-old has reportedly signed a five-year deal with the Giallorossi in a deal that cost them around €17 million according to La Gazzetta dello sport.
- Lazio have completed the signing of Serbian defender Milan Bisevac from Lyon after the player passed a medical yesterday. The club released a brief statement confirming it and said, “Milan Bisevac is a new Biancocelesti player.”