Transfer round-up: Arsenal eye loan deal for top 27-year-old, Chelsea FC’s Hudson-Odoi 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:
Chelsea FC striker Alvaro Morata, 26, is set to join Atletico Madrid on loan for the rest of the season, in a deal that could become permanent in the summer.
Midfielder Paul Pogba, 25, is ready to sit down with Manchester United to hold talks over a contract extension.
Callum Hudson-Odoi will reject Chelsea FC’s offer of a new £85,000-a-week contract. Bayern Munich have made four bids for the 18-year-old so far, the latest of which was for £35m.
Arsenal have investigated the possibility of signing Real Madrid and Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez – who is currently on loan at Bayern Munich – on an initial loan deal.
Eden Hazard, 28, has revealed that he would not sign for Manchester United even if Zinedine Zidane took over as manager and has suggested that he could stay at Chelsea FC. His contract expires in 2020.
Arsenal are pondering a move to sign Juventus goalkeeper Emil Audero, 22, who is currently on loan at Sampdoria, as a replacement for the retiring Petr Cech.