Liverpool make move for Bayern Munich winger Shaqiri

Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri is a January target for Liverpool.

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Each day we’ll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they’re always entertaining…


Tottenham are set to cash in on £25m-rated goalkeeper Hugo Lloris – but not until the summer.

Arsene Wenger is ready to step up his interest in St Etienne centre-back Loic Perrin.

Steven Gerrard turned down an offer worth £18m to play in Qatar when he leaves Liverpool at the end of the season.

Sunderland have joined the race for Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon, who will be allowed to leave White Hart Lane this month.

Jose Mourinho has said there is no chance of Petr Cech leaving Chelsea this month. Third-choice keeper Mark Schwarzer is on the verge of joining Leicester which prompted Mourinho to recallhis young goalkeeper Jamal Blackman from Middlesbrough as cover.

Celtic’s highly-rated center-back Efe Ambrose is a target for Premier League strugglers QPR and Leicester City. The £2m-rated Nigeria international would consider a loan move.

Brendan Rodgers will make a £23m bid for West Brom striker Saido Berahino – but the Liverpool manager has been told he has to off-load Fabio Borini first. Borini turned down a £14m move to Sunderland in August but has started just one league game this season.

Arsenal have had a second bid turned down for Legia Warsaw defensive midfielder Krystian Bielik.


Crystal Palace are ready to hijack QPR’s bid to sign Mauro Zarate on loan following the appointment of Alan Pardew. The 27-year-old West Ham striker has had a medical at Loftus Road and has already agreed personal terms.

Morgan Schneiderlin is ready to finish the season at Southampton after admitting it will be "delicate" to leave this January. The France midfielder – who has been linked with Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal – went ‘on strike’ to force a transfer last summer.

Liverpool have already begun to prepare for life after Steven Gerrard by making moves for three players over the weekend – including Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaqiri.

Paul Clement is the surprise new name on Newcastle’s managerial short-list.


Liverpool have revived their bid to sign Bayern Munich star Xherdan Shaqiri.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini wants to sign Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler.

Sergio Busquets is set to disappoint Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United by signing a new deal with Barcelona.

Real Madrid will almost double Liverpool’s wage offer to snatch Raheem Sterling in a £35million deal.


Manuel Pellegrini is hoping James Milner signs a new contract at Manchester City, after his two goals gave the Premier League champions a 2-1 FA Cup win against Sheffield Wednesday.

West Brom manager Tony Pulis has said that he is under no pressure to sell Saido Berahino – even though by doing so he could double his transfer budget.


Stoke City are set to complete the loan signing of Germany defender Philipp Wollscheid from Bayer Leverkusen until the end of the season.

Another football club is braced for a huge public backlash today with Oldham set to announce they will sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.

Chelsea and Manchester United have been told to pay £20million if they want to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane.

Liverpool are in advanced talks over a deal to recall Divock Origi early from his loan.

Frank Lampard will not be joining New York City until the beginning of July, MLS commissioner Don Garber has revealed.

Celtic have been offered Nigerian strike target Olarenwaju Kayode for a cut-price £350,000 because his Israeli club are desperate for money.


Frank Lampard is to leave Manchester City at the end of the season and finally join New York City in July. The former England international recently extended his City deal.

Aston Villa have made a move to sign Manchester City misfit Scott Sinclair on loan. The 25-year-old midfielder has also attracted interest from Norwich, QPR and Crystal Palace.

Leicester City have a had a £750,000 bid for Wigan’s Scotland international Shaun Maloney rejected.

Steve McClaren will not be taking over the vacant managerial position at Newcastle United, Derby County chief executive Sam Rush has insisted.

Hatem Ben Arfa has reached an agreement with Newcastle to have his contract terminated with immediate effect which will allow him to join Nice.

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes expects the club to soon wrap up the loan signing of defender Philipp Wollscheid from Bayer Leverkusen.


Oldham manager Lee Johnson has expressed grave concerns about the signing of Ched Evans but has been overruled by the club’s owners.