Transfer round-up: Arsenal closing in on first January signing, Chelsea FC’s Higuain update
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 during 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 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 open, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in the round-up below.
Football transfer news:
Arsenal are hopeful of signing Denis Suarez, 25, this month after holding further talks over a move for the FC Barcelona midfielder.
Liverpool FC currently do not have any plans to bring Philippe Coutinho back to Anfield amid uncertainty over the 26-year-old’s future at FC Barcelona.
Chelsea FC are closing in on the signing of striker Gonzalo Higuain, 31, after making an offer to Juventus. The Blues want to take Higuain on loan until the end of the season with the option to buy him or loan him for another season.
Liverpool FC are keen to offload winger Lazar Markovic, 24, who has failed to make an impact since joining from Benfica and whose contract expires in the summer.
Atletico Madrid are in advanced talks to sign Chelsea FC striker Alvaro Morata, 26, who is valued at around £45m.
Manchester City and Chelsea FC are interested in Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen, 26. However, Real Madrid remain the favourites to sign him.
Bayern Munich say they are in talks to sign Chelsea FC winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18.