The summer transfer window may be over but the rumour mill is omnipresent. Despite domestic leagues and European competitions in full flow there are lot to speculate as we anticipate the ‘fast approaching’ January transfer window.
We bring you a roundup of all the latest transfer stories including a Manchester United targets reportedly admitting a January transfer. Arsenal meanwhile are looking to finally sign an Argentine winger. Moreover, is there an exit in sight for a Chelsea superstar?
Alexandre Pato wants to move in the January transfer window:
According to reports from Talksport, Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato has hinted that he is interested in a move to England in the upcoming January transfer window. We had reported earlier in September that Manchester United had made a deadline day offer in the summer transfer window to sign the player but the failed to go through.
The 26-year-old has now said to Radio Globo, “Next year I won’t be playing at Sao Paulo (his parent club), everybody knows that. I hope England or Spain. I do not know if I can stay with Corinthians. I just try to do as well as possible. In football nothing is certain, so it’s no problem to return to Corinthians. I am a professional.”
Manchester United’s interest in the player makes sense with Wayne Rooney struggling to hit form this season. Pato would certainly bring in much needed attacking fire power up front taking the pressure off Anthony Martial in search of goals for the Red Devils.
Arsenal looking to sign Genoa midfielder Diego Perotti:
According to reports from Italian media outlet TMW, Arsenal are interested in signing Genoa’s Diego Perotti in the January transfer window. The Gunners have been long term admirers of the player who can play on either feet and can be a lethal attacking midfielder on his day.
The report states that the London side tried to sign Perotti in the summer but having failed manager Arsene Wenger will make one more attempt in the new year. Moreover, it will interesting to see if the player does join the English side given there is fierce competition for places at the Emirates outfit.
Eden Hazard fancies Real Madrid move:
The Daily Mail reports that Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard is fancying a move to Real Madrid as he continues to struggle at the Stamford Bridge side this campaign.
It is believed that all is not well between the Belgian and Jose Mourinho and that the player could leave with Real Madrid interested in him. The Spanish giants have identified Hazard as their primary transfer target in the near future with club President Florentino Perez keen to to deliver a Galactico signing at any price tag, however jaw dropping it might be.