Football transfer news: West Ham are looking at making a move to bring in England center-back Harry Maguire, 29, on loan from Manchester United.
Manchester United winger Alejandro Garnacho has yet to sign a new deal at the Old Trafford club, with the Argentine’s representatives wanting more than the 20,000 pounds a week that has been offered. Real Madrid and Juventus are monitoring the situation of the 18-year-old, whose contract runs until 2024 and has an option to be extended by a year.
Arsenal have made initial contact with Bayer Leverkusen about France winger Moussa Diaby but the German club do not want to sell the 23-year-old in January.
Barcelona have a serious interest in signing Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan on a free transfer in the summer when the 32-year-old’s contract with Manchester City runs out.
Chelsea are monitoring the future of Brighton forward Leandro Trossard, who has been linked with Arsenal and Tottenham, with the Seagulls unlikely to accept less than 25 million pounds for the 28-year-old Belgium international.
Leicester City have had a 30 million pounds bid for Argentina forward Nicolas Gonzalez, 24, rejected by Italian club Fiorentina.
Southampton are getting closer to a permanent deal for 21-year-old Senegal forward Nicolas Jackson, who Villareal value at 20 million euros.
Crystal Palace are interested in bringing Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher back to the club, with the 22-year-old England international having impressed on loan with the Eagles last season.
Napoli director of sports Cristiano Giuntoli says he is optimistic the club can sign 22-year-old Angers and Morocco midfielder Azzedine Ounahi, who has also been linked with Aston Villa and Leeds United.
Belgium wing-back Yannick Carrasco’s agent says talks are taking place for the 29-year-old move to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid, with Dutch forward Memphis Depay, 28, going in the opposite direction.
Bayern Munich have had an offer of 8 million euros and 1 million euros in add-ons for Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer, 34, rejected by Borussia Monchengladbach.
Former Leeds United manager Marcelo Biesla is the Mexican Football Federation’s favoured candidate to take over as boss of their national team.
German keeper Loris Karius, 29, is expected to extend his deal at Newcastle United beyond January as talks take place between the two parties.