Transfer news round-up: Man United’s Rakitic update, Arsenal’s January plans revealed
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 2019-20 season.
It was a busy summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in some reinforcements ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.
The summer transfer window is now in closed as Premier League clubs already start to turn their attentions to the potential recruitments they could make in January.
We’ll keep you up to date with the very latest transfer news concerning your club in our daily football gossip and rumours column, published every morning in the lead-up to the January transfer window.
So, with the January transfer window drawing gradually closer, 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:
Ivan Rakitic, 31, will turn down a move to join Manchester United from FC Barcelona in January due to family reasons.
Chelsea FC striker Olivier Giroud, 33, is prepared to leave the club in January if he does not play more often.
Manchester United are worried about the difficulties of signing any new players in the January transfer window.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery is not looking to make any signings in the January transfer window.
Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic, 33, is wanted by Manchester United but has been warned he will need to lower his wage demands.
Real Madrid are ready to offer £86m and James Rodriguez to sign Chelsea FC midfielder N’Golo Kante, 28.