Wednesday’s gossip: Lo Celso, Mourinho, Van de Beek, Konate, Gyokeres

13 December 2023 0 By Total Football News
Tottenham's Giovani Lo Celso with the Gossip graphic

Barcelona are considering a January loan move for Tottenham and Argentina midfielder Giovani Lo Celso, 27. (90min)

Talks are advancing for a deal for Manchester United's Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek, 26, to join Eintracht Frankfurt on loan. (Fabrizio Romano on X)

Newcastle's owners continue to admire Jose Mourinho at Roma, with the 60-year-old's contract set to expire next summer, although the Serie A side are keen to retain him as their manager. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Getafe are hoping to buy England forward Mason Greenwood, 22, from Manchester United but stand to profit anyway due to a 20% sell-on clause that was inserted in his loan deal to the La Liga club. (Athletic - subscription)

Arsenal have made an offer of £17.2m plus add-ons for Santos and Brazil Under-20 forward Marcos Leonardo, 20. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Manchester City could move for a midfielder and striker in the upcoming January window. (Football Insider)

Juventus remain interested in signing Manchester City and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 28, on loan in January. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Chelsea are keen on Sporting Lisbon's Sweden forward Viktor Gyokeres, 25. (Ekrem Konur on X)

Former Wolves and Spain boss Julen Lopetegui, 57, is interesting both Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest. The Spaniard has not managed since leaving Wolves in August. (Sun)

Manchester United and Liverpool are among a number of Premier League clubs monitoring Real Betis' 18-year-old Spain Under-21 winger Assane Diao. (TeamTalk)

Saudi Arabian clubs Al Shabab and Al-Qadsiyah are considering a move for 36-year-old former England striker Jamie Vardy when his Leicester contract expires next summer. (CaughtOffside)

Liverpool are considering recalling 26-year-old English defender Nat Phillips from his loan at Celtic after Cameroonian defender Joel Matip, 32, suffered a season-ending knee injury. (Mirror)

Liverpool's France defender Ibrahima Konate, 24, has begun talks over a contract extension with the Reds, despite talks of a move to Paris St-Germain. (le10sport - in French)

Championship side Sunderland are in talks to appoint Will Still but face a battle to win over the Belgium-born English coach, 31, who is in charge of Ligue 1 side Reims. (Telegraph - subscription)

Borussia Dortmund have joined Newcastle in the race for the signature of Serhou Guirassy, Stuttgart's 27-year-old Guinea forward. Guirassy has scored 16 Bundesliga goals already this season. (Sport Bild - in German)

Premier League scouts from Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham and Liverpool are watching Middlesbrough and England Under-21 midfielder Hayden Hackney, 21, with the expectation he will leave the club next summer. (Mail)

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