Transfer News: Manchester United, Arsenal, and Chelsea have reservations about meeting Atletico Madrid’s 8m pound loan fee for 23-year-old Portugal forward Joao Felix.
Leeds United are closing in on a deal to sign RB Salzburg captain and Austria defender Maximilian Wober, 24, but Everton are also interested.
Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey needs to start two more matches to earn a one-year contract extension, but the 30-year-old is sidelined for up to eight weeks with a calf injury and has six months left on is current deal.
Bournemouth have joined Leicester City in expressing interest in Atalanta’s former Chelsea winger Jeremie Boga, with the 25-year-old Ivorian available on loan.
Atletico Madrid and Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 30, is a reported loan target for Manchester United.
One player on United’s list is Napoli and South Korea defender Kim Min-jae, 26.
Manchester United will focus on next year’s summer transfer window instead of spending in January.
Arsenal are in pole position to sign Lazio and Serbia midfielder Sergej Millinkovic-Savic, 27.
Newcastle United have ruled out the possibility of signing Chelsea midfielder Jorginho, 31.
Chelsea are interested in Celtic and Croatia defender Josip Juranovic, 27, as a replacement for injured Reece James.
Chelsea also have their eye on Inter Milan and Netherlands defender Denzel Dumfries, with the 26-year-old also on Manchester United’s radar.
Real Madrid will prioritize a deal for Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham in 2023, with the 19-year-old set to choose the Spanish side over Liverpool.
Bellingham will sit down with Borussia Dortmund in January to discuss his future.
Manchester City are willing to offer AC Milan their England midfielder Jack Grealish, 27, in exchange for Portugal forward Rafael Leao, 23.