Transfer round-up: Chelsea FC scout 23-year-old Italian, Man United striker eyes new deal
Read today's top transfer news and rumours on The Grapevine - The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column
Welcome to 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 day in the build-up to the 2019 January transfer window.
It was a busy summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements ahead of the start of the new campaign.
Attentions will now gradually turn towards the forthcoming January transfer window, as Premier League clubs begin considering brining in some potential reinforcements for the midway stage of the season.
We’ll keep you up to date with the very latest transfer news concerning your club in our daily football gossip and rumours column.
So, with the January transfer window now gradually getting closer, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in the round-up below.
Football transfer news:
Chelsea FC sent scouts to Sunday’s Milan derby to watch AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli, 23, in action. Inter won the game 1-0.
Out-of-favour Liverpool FC striker Divock Origi, 23, could be set for a move to Turkey, with both Besiktas and Fenerbahce interested.
Chelsea FC want to sign Mauro Icardi, 25, from Inter Milan this January, but will turn to Genoa’s Poland forward Krzysztof Piatek, 23, if he is too expensive.
Defender Leonardo Bonucci, 31, says he could have joined Manchester United from AC Milan last summer – but he preferred a move back to Juventus.
West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere has revealed that he had agreed a deal to stay at Arsenal, but changed his mind when Arsene Wenger departed in May.
French striker Anthony Martial, 22, is ready to sign a new contract with Manchester United after a dramatic improvement in his relationship with Jose Mourinho. His current contract at Old Trafford expires at the end of this season.