Arsenal does not pursue Benzema, Bayern pays attention to Trippier

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West Ham leads the race to recruit Kalvin Phillips

The Evening Standard newspaper revealed that West Ham has become the leading candidate in the race to recruit Kalvin Phillips from Man City. The blue half of Manchester confirmed that there is no shortage of teams wanting to borrow Kalvin Phillips in the winter transfer window of 2024. The problem is that they must meet the salary of 135,000 pounds/week of the star born in 1995.

Bayern wants to recruit Trippier

The Daily Mail revealed that Bayern is considering recruiting Newcastle defender Kieran Trippier. Coach Tuchel highly appreciates the English star’s abilities. In addition, Trippier has a good relationship with two Bayern players, Kane and Dier.

Arsenal does not pursue Benzema

According to Talk Sport, Arsenal will not try to bring Benzema to Emirates Stadium in the near future. Instead, they focused on the goal of recruiting Brentford’s Ivan Toney. In fact, Toney has been pursued by the “Gunners” since the 2023 summer transfer period.

Bayer Leverkusen offers “German Messi” 130 million euros

According to Sport Bild, Real Madrid, Man City and Bayern Munich are the leading European clubs monitoring Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder Florian Wirtz. The 20-year-old is expected to stay with the Bundesliga leaders until at least 2025.

But whether the departure of the “German Messi” takes place in 2024 or 2025, Bayer Leverkusen will ask for more than 130 million euros, some people at the BayArena home team even scream for up to 150 million euros.

MU reinforced the defense

According to Sky Sport Germany, Bayer Leverkusen’s versatile midfielder Odilon Kossounou has been included in MU’s “expanded list” of targets for the centre-back position at the end of the season. The “Red Devils” are expected to target a centre-back in this January transfer window and another centre-back at the end of the season.

As for Kossounou, the Ivorian has had an impressive start to the season and quickly established himself as an important factor in coach Xabi Alonso’s squad.

Disgraced SAO is about to leave Newcastle

According to The Athletic, right-back Javier Manquillo is preparing to leave Newcastle to return to his hometown of Spain to play for Celta Vigo. The 29-year-old player is likely to reunite with his former teacher Rafa Benitez. Manquillo left Newcastle because he realized he was only the fourth choice at right-back, behind Kieran Trippier, Tino Livramento and Emil Krafth.

MU – Liverpool are at risk of failure in the Trindade case

According to journalist Ben Jacobs, Fulham is currently leading the battle to sign Fluminense midfielder Andre Trindade. The London team made an offer worth 30 million pounds, plus 5 million pounds in additional fees. Since the summer, Trindade has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League. MU and Liverpool are both said to be interested in this playmaker.

Chelsea’s offer of £85 million for Gyokeres was rejected

Chelsea’s offer of 85 million euros for striker Viktor Gyokeres was rejected by Sporting Lisbon. The Portuguese team wants 100 million euros, exactly the amount to release the Swedish striker’s contract. Gyokeres is in impressive form this season, scoring 20 goals and providing 10 assists in all competitions in 24 appearances.

Barcelona targets Man City’s “leftover goods”.

According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona is looking to recruit Kalvin Phillips from Man City. The English player did not find a place in Pep Guardiola’s squad. The Nou Camp team hopes to borrow Phillips for 6 months. However, Man City is setting the loan price for the English midfielder at 8 million euros. Previously, Barcelona borrowed Cancelo and signed a free contract with Gundogan. 

Henderson officially joined Ajax

According to Sky Sports, Jordan Henderson flew to Amsterdam to take part in a medical examination to join Ajax. Previously, the English player agreed to join the Dutch team with a 2 and a half year contract. Henderson cannot participate in the match this weekend because he has not yet obtained a work permit in the Netherlands. 

A few hours later, the Ajax club’s homepage officially announced this deal. At Ajax, Henderson will wear the number 6 shirt, previously worn by players such as Donny van de Beek, Clarence Seedorf, Frank Rijkaard, Marco van Basten, Dennis Bergkamp and Ronald Koeman.

According to the press, Henderson will become the highest paid player in Ajax’s history (110,000 pounds/week). His contract with the Dutch team will expire in June 2026.

Atletico Madrid is preparing to recruit Moise Kean

Angel Correa’s unexpected departure left Atletico Madrid in a passive position. According to news from Spain, the Madrid team is looking for a replacement. Thiago Almada is the top candidate but according to Marca, Moise Kean is also in Atletico’s sights. The Italian player rarely plays in the Juventus squad. 

The former Liverpool star is being noticed by three MLS teams

Los Angeles FC, Cincinnati FC and Dallas FC are three MLS teams looking to sign striker Divock Origi. The Belgian striker is playing for Nottingham Forest on loan from AC Milan but does not play much. AC Milan also hopes to sell Origi to earn a certain amount of money.

Al Ettifaq extends contract with Steven Gerrard

Al Ettifaq Club is negotiating an extension with coach Steven Gerrard. The Saudi Arabia team wants to extend the contract with the English coach for another 2 years. This means that Gerrard can stay with Al Ettifaq until 2027. This team is involved in a scandal of not paying Jordan Henderson’s half-year salary.