Euro Paper Talk: Chelsea interested in Sevilla midfielder Pablo Sarabia
Pablo Sarabia has been in sparkling form this season with seven goals and seven assists in La Liga
By Matt Gault, Football Whispers
Last Updated: 06/02/19 11:45am
The transfer window may now be closed until the summer, but that doesn't mean the rumour mill has stopped turning.
So we asked our friends at Football Whispers to scour the European media to bring you the latest news and gossip from the continent.
Chelsea are interested in Sevilla midfielder Pablo Sarabia. The 26-year-old has been in sparkling form this season, with seven goals and seven assists in La Liga. He has attracted the Blues, who view him as a potential long-term replacement for Pedro - who will turn 32 in the summer. (Estadio Deportivo)
Agent Mino Raiola is the main stumbling block in Barcelona's pursuit of Matthijs de Ligt. The highly-rated Ajax youngster is wanted by the Catalan giants, who last month announced De Ligt's team-mate Frenkie de Jong would be joining them in the summer. However, Raiola will demand over £8m in commission in any deal involving De Ligt. (Mundo Deportivo)
Juventus playmaker Paulo Dybala remains a Manchester United transfer target, although there is no immediate suggestion of the Argentine leaving the Italian champions. Should that change, come the summer United may act on long-standing interest but Real Madrid have also been linked with the South American star. (Corriere dello Sport)
AC Milan have stepped up their interest in Porto midfielder Hector Herrera. The Mexico international's contract is due to expire at the end of the season and is attracting the Rossoneri, who are hunting for midfield reinforcements after having been hit by a series of injuries this season. Inter Milan and Roma are also interested in the 28-year-old. (Sport Mediaset)
Meanwhile, Milan have also agreed a deal in principle to sign Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin. The 21-year-old Frenchman has impressed in Ligue 1 this season but his arrival at the San Siro will likely depend on Champions League qualification. (Sport Mediaset)
Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta admits the Champions League is 'decisive' in the future of under-fire head coach Luciano Spalletti. The Nerazzurri have endured a torrid time since the turn of the year, failing to win any of their last four games while getting dumped out of the Coppa Italia to leave Spalletti on the brink. "Champions League decisive for his future? There are some objectives that must be achieved," Marotta said. "After that we'll make our considerations." (Sport Mediaset)
AC Milan are in the race to sign Marseille defender Boubacar Kamara, who is also an Arsenal and Chelsea transfer target. The 19-year-old centre-back has emerged as a leading figure for the Ligue 1 side this season and has attracted scouts from Milan in recent weeks. (Calciomercato)
Bayern Munich are tracking RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano ahead of a potential summer move. The 20-year-old Frenchman, who is also a reported Manchester United target, has emerged as one of the Bundesliga's most promising defensive prospects and has shot to the top of Bayern's shopping list. (Sport BILD)