Newcastle United boss drops big transfer window hint, Manchester United linked with teenager, and more

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce drops a major transfer window hint in today’s roundup of Premier League rumours.

Monday, 30th December 2019, 6:30 am
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Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce has dropped a hint about the side’s transfer activity ahead of the January window.

The side have been linked with Hull City star Jarrod Bowen amongst others. However, as per the Daily Mail, Bruce was cautious on the prospect of signings, saying that players would only come in if he was confident they could improve the team.

He said: “There's a few plates spinning but that's about it at the minute. I keep saying if there's someone out there who'll make us better, but I won't act unless it's going to improve the team.

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“[With a full squad] we have to make way for somebody, so I will have to let two or three go as well if we have to make changes. We have got a few injuries at the moment so hopefully we can get them back.”

The window opens in a matter of days, with a number of teams set to be busy.

The rest of today’s headlines:

David Moyes is the new manager at West Ham United. (Various)

Pep Guardiola will reportedly honour his contract and remain at Manchester City until the conclusion of next season. (Daily Mail)

Paul Scholes say that Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford may quit the club if they fail to qualify for the Champions League. (The Sun)

Trent Alexander-Arnold says he wants to stay at Liverpool for his entire career. (The Independent)

Manchester United are willing to wait until the end of the season to sign Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur on a free transfer. (The Telegraph)

Sheffield United are plotting a £12m move for QPR starlet Eberechi Eze. (The Sun)

Manchester United have been dealt a blow after key target Erling Haaland joined Borussia Dortmund for £18m. (Various)

Manchester United have sent Mike Phelan to scout on 16-year-old Birmingham City ace Jude Bellingham. (Daily Mirror)

Everton have missed out on a sensational move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic after he announced a return to AC Milan. (Various)