European paper talk: Manchester United in Paul Pogba-Douglas Costa swap deal?
Last Updated: 11/01/19 4:50pm
Manchester United could be open to swapping Paul Pogba for Douglas Costa, plus more from the newspapers across Europe.
Our friends at Football Whispers have trawled the Continental press to round up the latest transfer rumours from around Europe.
United could be open to the idea of allowing Paul Pogba to return to Juventus if they are given Douglas Costa in part-exchange. Former Bayern Munich winger Costa is a long-time Manchester United transfer target but the Bianconeri are keen to retain him. (Tuttosport)
Juventus have agreed terms with Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey over a free transfer in the summer, but the Italian champions are keen to sign the Welshman this month. However, the fee the Gunners will demand could scupper any January switch. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Inter Milan will move for Juventus star Paulo Dybala if they lose Mauro Icardi. The Nerazzurri's new CEO of sport, Beppe Marotta, signed Dybala for Juventus in 2015 and will move for the 25-year-old Argentinian if Icardi leaves the San Siro. (Tuttosport)
Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella - who has been labelled 'the new Pirlo' - has decided against joining Chelsea this month. Blues boss Maurizio Sarri was prepared to sanction a £45m move for the 21-year-old playmaker. (Tutto Mercato)
However, Chelsea's move to sign Leandro Paredes, the 24-year-old former Roma midfielder, from Zenit St Petersburg has reached an advanced stage. (Sportitalia)
Napoli are expecting Paris Saint-Germain to bid for their Brazilian midfielder Allan, but the 25-year-old will not be allowed to leave for less than £91m, and the Serie A side would first want to secure a deal for Barella as his replacement. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Barcelona are contemplating signing a striker during the January transfer window and are interested in taking Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata on loan. The La Liga champions will first look to offload Munir and Arsenal transfer target Denis Suarez before making any signings, though. (Sport)
United midfielder Juan Mata has admitted he does not yet know whether he will still be at Old Trafford next season. The 30-year-old's contract with the 20-time champions is set to expire at the end of the current campaign. (As)
Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno has informed the club he does not want to renew his contract at Anfield, which expires in June, and would like to return to Spain in the summer. The 26-year-old is currently second choice for the left-back position in Jurgen Klopp's side, behind Andrew Robertson. (Estadio Deportivo)
After Cesc Fabregas completes his move to the Ligue 1 side, Michy Batshuayi could be the second Chelsea player to join Monaco this month, with the Principality club keen to take the Belgian on loan for the rest of the season. (France Football)
Former United and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has denied claims that he has been in talks with Benfica to replace Rui Vitoria, who left the club by mutual consent last week. Mourinho - whose first managerial post was with Benfica in 2000 - has ruled out a return to Portuguese football. (Correio da Manha)