Transfer round-up: Chelsea want to sign 29-year-old striker, Arsenal target quality attacker
Read today's top transfer news and rumours on The Grapevine - The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours.
Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-up to the January transfer window.
It was a busy summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements for the 2017-18 campaign.
However, there is still plenty of business to be done, with the January transfer window offering clubs the chance to bolster their squads mid-way through the Premier League season.
We’ll keep you up to date with the very latest transfer news concerning your club in our daily gossip and rumours column.
With the January transfer window now open and in full swing, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in the round-up below.
Latest football transfer news:
West Ham United are worried that 29-year-old striker Andy Carroll could have had his “head turned” by the prospect of a loan move to Chelsea this month.
But another report says that Chelsea are set to fail in their bid to sign Andy Carroll on loan because West Ham United will only consider a permanent transfer.
Arsenal are lining up a big-money move to sign Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, from Borussia Dortmund this month.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is “not confident but not unconfident” of bringing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal to Manchester United.
Chelsea have also entered the race to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal but Manchester United are confident that offering Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 28, as part of the deal would make them favourites.
Real Madrid and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, wants to return to Manchester United, after leaving the club back in 2009.
Emre Can says he has not agreed to join Juventus in the summer and that he is still talking to Liverpool FC about extending his contract at Anfield beyond the end of the season.