THE Premier League’s big boys are once again the source for the latest transfer rumours.
Bayer Leverkusen manager Rudi Voller has denied rumours he is looking to sign Chelsea winger Kevin de Bruyne in the January transfer window – Sky Sports
Cardiff have confirmed manager Malky Mackay will be given the final say over transfer decisions following a board meeting on Monday – Sky Sports
The Liverpool striker has been tiped to leave Anfield since the summer.
And in a new twist on the story, the Metro reports that Arsenal will be offered Real Madrid’s French striker Karim Benzema, 25, at a bargain £20m in January as the Spanish club step up their bid to sign Suarez, 26.
There are a couple of Newcastle United-related transfer stories today.
The Daily Telegraph have a piece saying Wilfried Zaha, 20, is seeking a loan move away from Manchester United in the January transfer window. Newcastle are one of the frontrunners to sign the player.
And the Daily Mirror says Loic Remy could complete a £6m permament move to Newcastle from QPR in January.
Other transfer stories today:
Tottenham are keen to sign Manchester United’s Mexican striker Javier Hernandez, 25, and will fund a move with the sale of Emmanuel Adebayor, 29. Full story: Independent
Manchester United and Manchester City are interested in 29-year-old Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta, who is in fresh contract talks at Barcelona. Full story: Daily Express
Italian side Lazio are ready to compete with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United for Aston Villa’s Belgian striker Christian Benteke, 22. Full story: Daily Star
Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen, 27, says he would consider leaving Arsenal in January to improve his chances of playing in the 2014 World Cup finals. Full story: the Times (subscription required)
Juventus have told Chelsea that they will have to pay around £40m for midfielder Paul Pogba, 20 if they want to sign him in January. Full story: Daily Express
Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 31, will snub a summer move to Arsenal and instead hopes to finish his career in the French league with big-spenders Monaco. Full story: Metro
Stoke City have been linked with a January move for Portsmouth midfielder Jed Wallace, 19. Full story: Stoke Sentinel