All the main news and transfer rumors from national (online) newspapers of Christmas day …
Newcastle are looking to add two key defenders in January, including Lille’s Sven Botman, although they will face competition from Milan.
Frenkie De Jong and Philippe Coutinho are part of a roster of five players Barcelona will look to download in January to fund the transfer of Manchester City’s Ferran Torres.
Real Madrid could offer Eden Hazard to Lille in an exchange to bring Canadian international Jonathan David to the club.
West Ham are fielding strong Nice defender Flavius Daniliuc to give their struggling defensive body a boost in January.
West Brom are thrilled with Orlando City striker Daryl Dike after being hit by his loan spell last season with Barnsley.
Tottenham are considering a move in January for Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie according to a report in Italy.
Ander Herrera hopes there is still time for Kylian Mbappe to agree on a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain, who risk losing one of their stars for nothing in the summer.
Gianluigi Buffon says he has no plans to retire despite turning 44 next month and still wants to play in Mexico or the United States.
Arsenal has reportedly opened talks with Jose Mourinho’s Roma over a deal that would see Ainsley Maitland-Niles enter the Serie A club on loan.
Juventus are said to be unconvinced by Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as they try to bolster their attacking options in January.
Linfield’s teenage forward Callum Marshall is about to complete the move to West Ham.
Chelsea are working out plans to transfer Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, potentially as early as January.
Tottenham are looking to make three significant signings on a free transfer, including Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger.
Arsenal have added Sevilla’s Youssef En-Nesyri to their list of potential forward signings, even though the injury has kept him out for most of the 2021-22 season so far.
Chelsea are set to make their move for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde in January if he dumps Antonio Rudiger before his contract expires.
Gianluigi Buffon hit on former Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, claiming that the current Manchester United player negatively impacted the Turin club’s DNA.
Ashes legend Glenn McGrath believes England were “too kind” in the first two tests against Australia and fears the series could get even uglier for Joe Root’s men.
Tony Watt will sign for Dundee United in the summer after the Motherwell forward agreed on the terms of a pre-contract.