Man City boss opens door for sensational swoop for Messi

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…


Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has opened the door to a £480m move for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.

Paris St-Germain, Porto and Juventus are fighting it out to sign Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj on loan.

Manchester United target Mats Hummels claims he cannot give current club Borussia Dortmund any guarantees over his future.

Jermain Defoe went house-hunting in the north-east on Wednesday, as his £14million move to Sunderland from MLS side Toronto edged closer.

Liverpool have identified Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan, currently at Belgian side Club Brugge, as a possible rival for Simon Mignolet.

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison will sign a pre-contract with Italian side Lazio in the next 48 hours.

Sampdoria have been told to come back with a bigger offer to sign Everton striker Samuel Eto’o.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to sign two players in January to bolster Arsenal’s push for a Champions League place.

Swansea have opened talks with Tottenham over the signing of full-back Kyle Naughton.


Lazio want to sign Ravel Morrison on a pre-contract for the summer.

Swansea face a battle to hold on to striker Bafetimbi Gomis after Borussia Dortmund and Schalke stepped into the race to sign the France international.

Tottenham are keen to sign West Ham defender Winston Reid – but will not bid for him in this transfer window.

Liverpool are showing an interest in Club Brugge goalkeeper Mathew Ryan.

Palermo striker Paulo Dybala has attracted the interest of Manchester United.

Celtic are likely to have to pay £250,000 if they want to land Gary Mackay-Steven this month.

Hull have enquired about Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede as manager Steve Bruce looks to bolster his front line.

Blackpool are in talks to sign Chelsea’s Islam Feruz after his proposed deal at Cardiff City fell through.

Leeds are looking at a loan deal for Catania’s Albanian striker Edgar Cani.

Arsenal have agreed a fee with Legia Warsaw for Krystian Bielik and the midfielder must now choose between them and Hamburg.

Hatem Ben Arfa will have to wait until next season before making his Nice debut, after already playing for Newcastle and Hull this campaign.


Arsenal are ready to begin talks with Borussia Dortmund over a £63m deal to sign Ilkay Gundogan and Mats Hummels.


Palermo say they have rejected interest from Manchester United in Argentine striker Paulo Dybala, whom they value at more than £30m.


Tottenham have joined rivals Arsenal in the chase for West Ham’s 26-year-old defender Winston Reid.


Crystal Palace are edging closer to meeting Swansea’s £8m valuation for striker Bafetimbi Gomis.