Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 6, 2016
Vardy is attracting a lot of interest from other Premier clubsJanuary 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.
#1 Serie A
The Belgian will supposedly attract a bid in the region of £12m. While the Bianconeri want him to replace Simone Zaza, the Giallorossi want him as a replacement for Miralem Pjanic, should the Bosnian midfielder leaves the Rome-based club.
The pair won the Ligue 1 together during their time with Ligue1 club Lille in 2011. The former Newcastle defender has been making sporadic appearances for the Gunners since the rise of Hector Bellerin and might want a move to greener pastures in search of more playing time.
- Fiorentina are plotting to bring Southampton striker Graziano Pelle to Italy, Sky Sports Italia reports.
Supposedly, Giuseppe Rossi and Kouma Babacar are on their way out of the Stadio Artemio Franchi and the Viola are desperate to replace them with a top-end striker. Pelle is also set to feature in Antonio Conte’s Euro 2016 squad and now a move to his native country certainly looks on the card.