Premier League January transfer targets in Serie A
Kostas Manolas and Paulo Dybala are both reported transfer targets
Last Updated: 08/01/19 5:22pm
With the January transfer window well underway, we take a look at five Serie A players who are reportedly attracting interest from Premier League clubs.
With plenty of Premier League sides looking to get some business done in January, we have handpicked five names from Italy who could be on their way to England this month.
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Could Manchester United bring in a central defender in the January window? Manolas is a target for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, but United would have to pay the €36m (£32.3m) release clause in his contract.
The 27-year-old Greece international has been a regular in Roma's backline since moving to Italy from Olympiakos in 2014.
The Cagliari midfielder is on Chelsea's shortlist as a replacement for Cesc Fabregas, according to Sky sources. The 21-year-old Italy international would reportedly cost £45m to acquire.
The Italy international has played 20 times for the Serie A side who sit 13th in the table. Barella can play either in central midfield or as a number 10.
The 23-year-old Juventus winger is attracting interest from Fulham according to Sky in Italy as Claudio Ranieri looks to bolster his squad with Fulham sitting 19th in the Premier League table.
Pjaca is currently on loan at Fiorentina where he has made 14 appearances and scored once. AC Milan are also reportedly interested in acquiring his services.
The Juventus left-back is a target for Wolves this window, according to Sky in Italy. However, Sassuolo would have to give the green light to allow a transfer to happen as his loan runs until May 2019.
The Brazil U20 international has started 17 games in Serie A this season and is adept at playing in central defence as well as wing-back.
Manchester City are just one of three clubs - the other two being Bayern Munich and PSG - who have reportedly made an offer to try and prise Dybala away from Turin.
According to Tuttosport, Juventus will only consider selling their 25-year-old playmaker if they are able to make a £90m profit, having signed him from Palermo for £28m in 2015.