Transfer news and rumours of the day: December 26, 2015
Vardy to be offered ‘double wages’ by Leicester?The winter window gets closer with each passing day and the transfer rumour mill is starting to pick up steam. There has been a buzz around many players and clubs, some needing reinforcements, others seeking moves away from their respective clubs for more than a single reason. Nonetheless, the January window is poised to give us some interesting news.Here are the top transfer news and rumours of the day from leagues around Europe.
#1 Serie A
- Napoli midfielder Jorginho has signed a contract extension with the Italian high-flyers, which can keep him at the club till 2020.
The 24-year midfielder has been linked with a move to Premier League giants Arsenal previously, but the extension means that speculation about his future can be put to rest.
“Napoli announce the renewal of the contract with Jorginho until June 30, 2020,” read a statement from the club.
- AC Milan have put Antonio Nocerino and Diego Lopez on the transfer list, Sportsmole reports.
Both, the midfielder and the goalkeeper have fallen down the pecking order in Sinisa Mihajlovic’s reign and will look for new clubs in the January transfer window. Supposedly, Genoa are interested in the Italian midfielder and a number of Premier League clubs are interested in the signing of the ex-Real Madrid shot stopper.
- Inter Milan have all but completed the signing of Boca Juniors striker Jonathan Calleri, according to the player’s agent Angelo Paradiso.
“There's good news about Calleri. [Inter Milan's] purchase is almost done, we're just lacking the final details,” he said. However, he added that the 22-year-old might be sent on loan to Bologna straightaway.