Newcastle United 'battle' Premier League trio for Ecuadorian as Magpies explore move for former favourite

The January transfer window is just around the corner – bringing increased speculation on Newcastle United and their Premier League rivals.

Monday, 30th November 2020, 7:53 am
Latest Premier League gossip.

With just four weeks remaining until the window re=opens, clubs continue to be linked with potential incomings and outgoings.

As always, we’re sharing the latest news and gossip from around the web – so scroll and click through the pages to see what features:

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira is convinced he will leave Italy in January. Everton are “making very concrete steps forward” to sign him. (Calciomercato)

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Real Madrid legend Roberto Carlos has revealed he agreed to join Chelsea in 2007 but it fell through as “there was an issue with the lawyer”. (Goal)
Celtic want to sign Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy, while Burnley & Aston Villa are credited with interest. (TEAMTalk)
Liverpool have tabled a £27m bid for Ajax defender Perr Schuurs having lost Joe Gomez and Virgil Van Dijk to long-term injuries. (Corriere dello Sport)
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told fans not to expect a busy January transfer window, despite an indifferent start to the season. (Various)
Former Sunderland striker Kevin Phillips believes Leeds United is “definitely a potential destination” for Liverpool’s Divock Origi. (Football Insider)
Newcastle United have decided against offering Hebburn Town striker Cedwyn Scott a contract, despite him making a good impression during his trial period. (Shields Gazette)
The Magpies are exploring a possible move for former left-back Jetro Willems in the New Year as he continues his rehabilitation from an ACL injury. (Shields Gazette)
West Ham and Newcastle have been joined by Leicester City and Brighton in the race to sign Sporting Lisbon forward Gonzalo Plata. (The Sun via The Boot Room)