European Paper Talk: Manchester United lead fight for Arturo Vidal
By Thomas McIlroy, Football Whispers
Last Updated: 28/01/18 12:01pm
It's the final weekend of the January transfer window, but across Europe there is still plenty of business to be done.
With the January transfer market coming to a close, teams across the continent are trying to secure players to get the best squad possible for the rest of the season.
Our friends at Football Whispers have scoured the European press to bring you the latest transfer rumours.
The summer arrival of Leon Goretzka to Bayern Munich could see the departure of Arturo Vidal. The Chilean midfielder is likely to be a Chelsea and Manchester United transfer target. The Old Trafford club are leading the way, with Jose Mourinho asking Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba to convince the 30-year-old to make the switch to Manchester. (Bild)
Neymar refused to answer questions about being a Real Madrid transfer target after Paris Saint-Germain's 4-0 win over Montpellier. The Brazilian did, however, underline that he is happy at the Ligue 1 side. (Le Parisien)
Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona have all made enquiries about Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar. The Slovakian defender only joined the Nerazzurri last summer, but his performances have caught the eye and led to sporting director Piero Ausilio describing him as 'unsellable'. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
With Marcelo Brozovic an Everton transfer target, the Merseysiders have proposed a swap deal with Inter involving Davy Klaassen, who is out of favour under Sam Allardyce. (Corriere dello Sport)
Juventus have made a €25million (£21.9million) bid for Sassuolo winger Matteo Politano. The 24-year-old had been a Napoli transfer target, but the Turin side are looking for wide men following an injury to Juan Cuadrado that has kept him out since December. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore has issued a 'come and get me' plea to Inter. (Corriere dello Sport)
Despite bringing in Philippe Coutinho and Yerry Mina this January, Barcelona's transfer window isn't complete. The Catalan club are close to bringing in Gremio midfielder Arthur. The promising Brazilian will not join immediately, and will arrive at the Nou Camp either in the summer or in 2019. (Marca)
Former Chelsea and Newcastle United striker Loic Remy is close to joining Getafe. The Frenchman is out of favour under new Las Palmas coach Paco Jemez and has turned down offers from England and Turkey to stay in Spain. (Marca)
Villarreal will confirm the signing of Javi Fuego from Espanyol in the coming hours. The midfielder wasn't picked in the squad to face Leganes to let him resolve his future. (Mundo Deportivo)