Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Porto ready to make Lingard bid

Posted Monday, January 25, 2021 by

Baggies eye Benteke

West Brom are considering a bid for Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke, reports the Express and Star.

Baggies boss Sam Allardyce is keen to add a striker to his squad this month and turned his attentions to the Belgian, who he worked with during his time as manager at Selhurst Park.

Former Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa is also due to train with West Brom this week, while Galatasaray forward Mbaye Diagne is a potential target.

Liverpool close in on Derby youngster

Liverpool are set to beat a host of Premier League rivals to the signing of Derby teenager Kaide Gordon, according to the Telegraph.

Manchester United and Tottenham were also showing an interest in the 16-year-old forward, but it is the Reds who look to have won the race.

Derby do not want see Gordon but are set to reluctantly accept a bid worth more than £1 million ($13.6m).

Porto ready to make Lingard bid

Porto are ready to make a €10 million (£8.9m/$12m) bid for Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard, according to Todofichajes.

Lingard has made just three appearances for the club this season and is keen to secure more first-team football during the second half of the campaign.

A host of clubs are interested in the 28-year-old but have yet to make a firm bid, with Porto hoping to jump to the front of the queue.

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Porto ready to make Lingard bid

Gomez close to Sevilla move

Papu Gomez is close to leaving Atalanta for Sevilla, Gazzetta dello Sport says.

The 32-year-old has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain and some MLS sides, but a switch to La Liga looks most likely this month.

Valverde could replace Villas-Boas at Marseille

Marseille have identified former Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde as the favoured candidate to replace Andre Villas-Boas.

The Portuguese manager could be sacked in the next few days amid the team's bad form and Movistar claims the French side have made their choice but have not started talks.

Lazio want Todibo amid Benfica struggles

Jean-Clair Todibo's two-year loan at Benfica has not gone as expected.

The defender has not featured in the league for the club and has been limited to two cup appearances. He could be on the move again soon, however, as Mundo Deportivo reports Lazio want to take him on loan this month.

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