Football gossip: Fernandes, Boateng, Olmo, Lingard, Gayle, Ziyech

Manchester United are set to revive their interest in finalizing Sporting Lisbon’s Portugal playmaker Bruno Fernandes,25 (

Toolbox have officially gotten in touch with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich to reveal their interest in 31- year-old Germany protector Jerome Boateng. ( Footmercato – in French)

Chelsea are looking at making a relocation for Bayern and Austria left-back David Alaba, who has 18 months left on his agreement. ( Mirror)

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti will try to fin a “service” in the transfer market following his side’s FA Cup exit to a vibrant Liverpool side. ( Times – subscription needed)

Barcelona have actually become the frontrunners to sign Dinamo Zagreb’s Dani Olmo, in spite of both Chelsea and Manchester United having actually held talks over the 21- year-old Spain forward. (

Manchester United’s England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 27, is teaming up with leading agent Mino Raiola, following rumours of his departure from Old Trafford. ( Mail)

Juventus hope they can sign Argentina striker Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan, despite Paris St-Germain having a contract in location to sign the 26- year-old for ₤597 m at the end of his loan spell at the club. ( Mail)

Newcastle United’s English forward Dwight Gayle, 29, has been connected with Champion promotion hopefuls Preston ( Lancashire Night Post)

Ajax’s Morocco midfielder Hakim Ziyech, 26, has actually been informed he can leave the club this month, after being connected with a relocate to Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the January transfer window. ( Football.London)

Chelsea have earmarked Inter Milan’s Brazil striker Gabriel Barbosa, 23, as their top January transfer target as supervisor Frank Lampard wants to sign a new forward. ( Express)

Lampard has actually opened the door for France forward Olivier Giroud to leave the Blues this month, amidst speculation connecting the 33- year-old with Aston Vacation Home ( Birmingham Mail)

Newcastle wish to sign Giroud on loan for the remainder of the season however Chelsea have informed them they will not let the striker leave unless they can bring in a replacement. ( Telegraph)

On The Other Hand, Chelsea want any club wishing to take English midfielder Danny Drinkwater on loan to pay the 29- year-old’s ₤110,000- a-week earnings. ( Sun)

Watford have actually joined Everton in the race to sign Carlisle’s17- year-old English forward Jarrad Branthwaite. ( Watford Observer)

Sheffield United employer Chris Wilder is planning a move for CFR Cluj’s French striker Billel Omrani, 26, this month. ( Sun)

Burnley’s English defender Ben Gibson, 26, is drawing in interest from German sides Eintracht Frankfurt and Perfume ( Mail)

West Brom manager Slaven Bilic says the Baggies will just make finalizings in January if they can include extra quality to their team. ( Express & Star)

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson desires 2 strikers in the January transfer window. ( South London Press)

Liverpool fans are thrilled at the possibility of signing Ousmane Dembele – after the 22- year-old Barcelona and France forward liked a mocked-up picture of him using a Reds kit on Instagram. ( Express)

Birmingham City are confident 16- year-old English midfielder Jude Bellingham, who is drawing in interest from Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund amongst others, will not press to leave the club in January. ( Mirror)

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