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Thursday’s transfer gossip: Oblak, Zaniolo, Maguire, Mbappe and more

All the gossip from around World Football

Welcome to 101GreatGoal’s daily transfer round-up for Thursday, January 19th.


Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Brighton attacker Leandro Trossard, with the player set to sign a long-term contract once a fee has been agreed [Fabrizio Romano]

Tottenham have tested the waters for Roma attacker Niccolo Zaniolo, offering a loan with an obligation to buy the player in the summer [Gianluca di Marzio]

But Pedro Porro is unlikely to move to north London this January, with another Tottenham bid having been rejected [A Bola]

Tottenham are also lining up a move for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak this summer as they hunt for a Hugo Lloris successor [Standard]

Chelsea have ‘tested the water’ with a £65m bid for Moises Caicedo [CBS Sports]

Real Valladolid are willing to sell talented fullback Ivan Fresneda for 15m euros this January, with Arsenal and Newcastle United among those interested [The Athletic]

Hull City have signed Crystal Palace attacker Malcolm Ebiowei on loan for the remainder of the season [Hull City]

Anthony Elanga is keen to move to Borussia Dortmund on loan this winter, with the German side interested in the Manchester United man [Fabrizio Romano]

Kylian Mbappe turned down a move to Liverpool last summer [The Athletic]

West Ham have seen a loan bid for Manchester United’s Harry Maguire turned down, with Ten Hag keen to keep the player [Daily Mail]

Bayern Munich are on the verge of signing Yann Sommer from Borussia Monchengladbach in an 8m euro move [Fabrizio Romano]

Ilkay Gundogan will be a Barcelona player this June, arriving on a free from Manchester City [El Chiringuito TV]


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Ben Browning

Football writer and analyst. Long-time writer of all things Arsenal and avid watcher of European football. Happy to discuss all things football over on Twitter.

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