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Saturday’s transfer rumours: Caicedo, Maguire, Rice, Gusto, McKennie and more

All the latest from around World Football

Welcome to 101GreatGoal’s daily transfer round-up for Saturday, January 28th.


Anthony Gordon is undergoing a medical ahead of his proposed £45m move from Everton to Newcastle [Fabrizio Romano]

A new bid from Arsenal for Moises Caicedo is expected later today, and is set to be rejected by the Seagulls [The Telegraph]

Caicedo himself has taken to Instagram to make a public transfer request, saying “I am proud to be able to bring in a record transfer fee for Brighton which would allow them to reinvest it and help the club continue to be successful” [Moises Caicedo on Instagram]

However, this request will not affect Brighton’s stance on the player, with the Ecuadorian midfielder not for sale [The Athletic]

And Caicedo has taken the step of missing training on Saturday in a bid to push through a move to Arsenal, with Chelsea also thought to be interested [Fabrizio Romano]

Leeds are still hoping to finalise a deal for Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie in the coming days, with personal terms already agreed. It remains unclear whether it will be a permanent deal or an initial loan move [CBS Sports]

Erik ten Hag has seemingly ruled out a late departure for Harry Maguire this January despite reported interest from West Ham, insisting that he still has a role to play this season [UTDreport]

Ten Hag remains open to another pursuit of Frenkie De Jong over the summer, having seen a deal collapse last year with the Dutchman wanting to stay at the Camp Nou [Manchester Evening News]

Exciting full back Malo Gusto will join Chelsea for a fee worth £26m, but will be loaned back to Lyon until the end of the season [Standard]

Real Madrid will not move for Declan Rice this summer because the midfielder has decided to join Arsenal [El Nacional]

Southampton have made a £17.5m bid for Rennes attacker Kamaldeen Sulemana [The Athletic]


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