The January transfer window has reached it’s fourth and final week. Football fans all over the world were exposed to tremendous transfers including Wilfried Bony to Manchester City, Xherdan Shaqiri, Lukas Podolski to Inter Milan, Yaya Sanogo to Crystal Palace, Fernando Torres to Atletico Madrid and Martin Odegaard to Real Madrid. The last three weeks has seen rumours that were only worth discussing over tea, but some left fans in utter shock. One of the rumours that left fans awestruck was Messi’s £200 million potential transfer to Chelsea. The rumour was quashed by the Argentine himself at the Ballon D’or ceremony. Let’s take a look at the transfer rumours that are doing the rounds today and linking top players with reputed clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus and Roma.
#1 Manchester United
Manchester United are willing to renew their interest in Gareth Bale. Louis van Gaal could step up his interest in acquiring the Welsh footballer, if David de Gea leaves Old Trafford to join Real Madrid. Earlier Reports suggested that Real are willing to let Bale go, if they get De Gea as part of the deal. However, United are willing to keep the goalkeeper on their side. Van Gaal reportedly offered De Gea a salary of £200,000 per week, in order to make him stay.
Manchester United are closing in on a £15 million deal for Austrian defender Aleksandar Dragovic. The player was earlier linked with clubs like Barcelona and Arsenal, but now it seems that the Dynamo Kyiv star could train at Old Trafford. Reports from his native Austria claim that Van Gaal lodged a bid with the Ukrainian club for the player and the Red Devils are ready with a contract.