Friday, January 25
16:10 UPDATE: Newcastle blow good news for Chelsea
Newcastle are set to lose the race to sign Atletico Madrid flop Gelson Martins.
But it’s good news for Chelsea all the same, with Monaco set to snap up the winger.
Atletico want to offload Gelson so they can sign Alvaro Morata from Chelsea.
But Newcastle will not be part of the chain, with manager Rafa Benitez seriously struggling to land deals.
Transfer news LIVE: Newcastle are set to miss out on Gelson
15:45 UPDATE: Hazard happy for Henry return
Eden Hazard wants Thierry Henry to coach him again after the Frenchman was sacked by Monaco.
But don’t worry Chelsea fans – the Arsenal legend will not be rocking up at Stamford Bridge.
Instead, Hazard is happy for Henry to return as assistant to the Belgium national side.
“I have no doubts that he will become a great coach in the future,” Hazard said. “He’s welcome at the Belgium national team. If he wants to return, he knows where to find us.”
Transfer news LIVE: Eden Hazard would have Thierry Henry back at Belgium
15:20 UPDATE: CARECES TO JUVENTUS
Remember Martin Caceres? The man who joined Southampton in February 2017 and managed just one appearance?
Well, the defender is now at Lazio and is attracting interest from Juventus.
Sky Sport Italia claim Caceres, 31, could move to Juve after agreeing personal terms with Serie A leaders Juve.
It is claimed the two clubs just need to confirm a transfer fee before the move can go ahead.
Transfer news LIVE: Juventus want to sign Southampton flop Caceres
14:50 UPDATE: Bailly to Arsenal backed
Man Utd star Eric Bailly could rebuild his battered confidence at Arsenal, Gunners legend Emmanuel Petit claims.
“He is a decent defender and I think he could do more than he used to do under Jose Mourinho,” Petit exclusively told Express Sport.
“Under Mourinho he played in so many different positions tactically and had different sets of central defenders.
“For players it’s not easy. They need to get four of five games in a row to get used to their team-mates and build confidence.
“If you take them out because they miss something on the pitch, this is the worst thing you can do for your player.
“Mentally and in terms of confidence the gap will increase. It’s too much.
“For me Bailly is a good defender. He can do much better than that, but the confidence has to get back for him.”
Transfer news LIVE: Paul Pogba Paul Pogba would only ‘improve’ at Barcelona, Real Madrid or City
14:25 UPDATE: Rangers exclusive
Motherwell are eyeing a loan move for Jordan Rossiter – after Rangers knocked back a bid from Dundee United, Express Sport can reveal.
It’s understood the Fir Park outfit are interested, but it would be dependent on manager Stephen Robinson getting other players off his wage bill first.
The 21-year-old is keen to go out and get games and now faces an anxious wait to see what materialises.
Rangers had given the former Liverpool youngster permission to talk to United head coach Robbie Neilson but decided against the loan offer.
Transfer news LIVE: Chelsea star Eden Hazard could join Real Madrid this summer
14:05 UPDATE: Neville on Arsenal deals
Arsenal boss Unai Emery is keen to wave goodbye to Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey so he can bring in players to “transform the club”, Gary Neville claims.
“It does not surprise me that Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey are on the way out,” Neville told the Daily Mail.
“Emery wants players that can transform the club so he has to be able to ship players out, to be able to correct things.
“It is like a cultural shift, a big mentality shift. But he needs to do that and needs time.”
13:50 UPDATE: Pogba brother drops hint
Paul Pogba would only ‘improve’ at Barcelona, Real Madrid or Manchester City, his brother Florentin claims.
“When my brother leaves Manchester United, there are only three clubs he can go to to improve: City, Real Madrid or Barca,” Florentin told AS.
“He’s not going to go to City, so he’ll come to Spain: to Barca or Madrid.
“When he was at Juventus, he could have gone to Barcelona, but he was determined to return to Manchester United, where it hadn’t worked out for him first time round,” he added.
“There was also movement [over a transfer to Madrid] when [Zinedine] Zidane was in charge, but he had his heart set on going back to England.”
Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd are looking to spend
13:30 UPDATE: Hazard wanted to join Tottenham
Harry Redknapp claims Eden Hazard WANTED to join Tottenham before he completed his move to Chelsea.
He said: “I went over to Lille four times, but the first time I saw enough, I knew.
“I kept turning up trying to actually meet with him. I watched to have a chat with him.
“Eventually I met with him in a hotel and spent an hour or so chatting with him.
“I was over there all the time.”
Transfer news LIVE: Chelsea have snubbed Juventus’ offer
13:10 UPDATE: Barella open to Man Utd move
Nicolo Barella is open to joining Manchester United if the Red Devils table a bid.
The Cagliari midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League, with Chelsea also keen on the 22-year-old.
And Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport claim United are now in the running for the Italy international.
They add that both Cagliari and Barella would find it ‘impossible to say no’ should United make a bid.
Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd star Eric Bailly could rebuild his battered confidence at Arsenal
12:55 UPDATE: Arsenal swap deal
Arsenal could land Juventus goalkeeper Emil Audero in a swap deal involving Aaron Ramsey.
Italian outlet Calciomercato claim Juve are desperate to land Ramsey, who is a free agent at the end of the season, this month.
And the Italian giants are willing to include Audero, 22, in a swap deal for Ramsey.
Audero is currently on loan at Sampdoria from Juve, making 19 league appearances.
Transfer news LIVE: Barcelona have opened talks with Man Utd star Juan Mata
12:35 UPDATE: Chelsea reject offer
Chelsea have snubbed a loan offer from Juventus for Andreas Christensen.
The defender is out of favour under Maurizio Sarri, however, the Italian is unwilling to let the 22-year-old leave.
And Tuttomercato claim Juve wanted Christensen on loan for the remainder of the season.
However, Chelsea snubbed their proposal, despite Christensen’s lack of game time.
Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United are in the hunt for Nicolo Barella
12:15 UPDATE: Barcelona open Man Utd talks
Barcelona have opened talks with Man Utd star Juan Mata.
Goal say Barca are keen to sign the playmaker this summer.
Mata, 30, is out of contract at the end of the season, meaning he could head to the Nou Camp for free.
However, Juventus and PSG are also chasing the Spain international.
Transfer news LIVE: Arsenal could agree a swap deal with Juventus involving Aaron Ramsey
11:55 UPDATE: Liverpool contact made
Liverpool have contacted Brescia owner Massimo Cellino over Sandro Tonali.
“Yes, Roma asked me for Tonali,” Cellino told Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport. “But I have to keep him as long as possible.
“Is he ready? I do not know, he’s 18 years old. But a little while ago, Liverpool also contacted me.”
Liverpool are keen to beat their competition to Italy Under-19 midfielder Tonali, 18.