Newcastle United keen to sign in-demand English teenager, Bruce linked with triple signing, and more

Newcastle United start the decade with a home match against high-flying Leicester City, who sit all the way up in 2nd place. January also marks the start of the transfer window, here are the latest rumours from the Premier League.

Wednesday, 1st January 2020, 6:20 am
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Newcastle United have been linked with a move for Birmingham City wonderkid Jude Bellingham.

Only 16-years-old, Bellingham has also caught the eye of Premier League giants Manchester United in recent weeks, and scored his third league goal in the 4-5 defeat to league leaders Leeds United on Sunday.

The Telegraph report that manager Steve Bruce has around £20m to spend in January, with Bellingham seen as a key target.

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The same report suggests that Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana is seen as an option, though he is expected to wait until the summer to make a decision on his future.

Hull City star Jarrod Bowen is again linked with a move to St James’ Park, following a sensational start to the season in the second tier.

The rest of today’s headlines:

New Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta faces a challenge persuading star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay in North London. (The Telegraph)

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is likely to leave Old Trafford in the January transfer window. (Manchester Evening News)

Tammy Abraham’s new contract talks with Chelsea have hit a snagging point as the striker wants his wage to match that of £180,000-a-week winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. (Goal)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has reportedly accepted that he will lose midfielder Adam Lallana at the end of this season. (The Telegraph)

Paul Pogba has accepted that it is impossible for him to leave Manchester United in the January transfer window. (Various)

Everton are being linked with a shock move for Real Madrid’s Colombian superstar James Rodriguez. (El Desmarque)

Arsenal are going to recall England under-21 striker Eddie Nketiah from his loan spell at Leeds United. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Manchester City are reportedly already looking to offload full-back Joao Cancelo, merely six months after his £58m transfer to the Etihad. (The Sun)