Transfer round-up: Chelsea FC to miss out on two targets, Arsenal chief gives transfer 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 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:
Spanish defender Marcos Alonso, 27, has agreed a new contract with Chelsea FC that runs until June 2023.
Chelsea FC look set to miss out on both Mauro Icardi and Krzysztof Piatek as Maurizio Sarri looks to sign a new striker in January.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits his side need to strengthen in the transfer window. The Red Devils lost 1-0 to Juventus on Tuesday night.
Chelsea FC are planning to offer defender Antonio Rudiger, 25, a new contract worth around £100,000 a week.
Arsenal chief Raul Sanllehi says that the Gunners will only sign players in the January transfer window if something “special” comes up.
Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, 25, denied he has any plans to leave the Italian in the coming months amid suggestions Chelsea FC are preparing a bid for the striker.