The Grapevine

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

Transfer Agent
By Transfer Agent
football transfer news
The January transfer window is fast approaching Photo: The Sport Review

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.

Full story: Calciomercato

Out-of-favour Liverpool FC striker Divock Origi, 23, could be set for a move to Turkey, with both Besiktas and Fenerbahce interested.

Full story: Fanatik via talkSPORT

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.

Full story: The Daily Mail

Defender Leonardo Bonucci, 31, says he could have joined Manchester United from AC Milan last summer – but he preferred a move back to Juventus.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

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.

Full story: The Islington Gazette via The Daily Express

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.

Full story: RMC Sport

MORE: Latest Chelsea news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip


MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

ATP Finals 2018
The Sport Review
Roger Federer: reflecting on No1, reviewing 2018, hoping for more in 2019
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Meet Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s girlfriend Amine Gulse
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
The Sport Review
Meet Chelsea FC star Andreas Christensen’s girlfriend Katrine Friis
ATP Finals 2018
The Sport Review
Nitto ATP Finals: A star is born as Sascha Zverev beats Djokovic to claim biggest title
The Sport Review
Andy Townsend suggests where Man United need January signings
The Sport Review
AC Milan keen on signing Chelsea FC midfielder – report