Close this search box.

Tuesday’s transfer rumours: Rice, Raphinha, Diaby, Garnacho, Sommer and more

All the gossip from around World Football

Welcome to 101GreatGoal’s daily transfer round-up for Tuesday, January 17th.


Arsenal have taken the lead in the race to sign West Ham midfielder Declan Rice this summer [Various]

Meanwhile, they have identified Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby as a potential alternative to Mudryk this winter [Sky Sports Germany]

However, any deal for the Frenchman is likely to break the club’s transfer record, with clubs now using the Mudryk fee (100m euros) as a benchmark for sales [Manuel Veth]

Facundo Torres has confirmed that Arsenal have been in talks with Orlando City over a move for the winger []

Raphinha has no intention of leaving Barcelona this January despite reported Arsenal interest [Mundo Deportivo]

Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Manchester United youngster Anthony Elanga, who has fallen down the pecking order following the form of Garnacho [TalkSPORT]

Bayern Munich have seen a 8m euro bid for Yann Sommer turned down by Borussia Monchengladbach as they search for a replacement goalkeeper [Sky Germany]

Everton are set to open talks over Atalanta striker Duvan Zapata as they bid to find more firepower to remain in the Premier League this season [Fabrizio Romano]

Tottenham and Sporting Lisbon remain far apart over a deal for Sporting Lisbon defender Pedro Porro [A Bola]

Tottenham and Liverpool have both been offered Arnaut Danjuma on loan, but currently the only offers that Villarreal have received are from relegation threatened pair Everton and Bournemouth [Relevo]

Leeds United have increased their bid for World Cup star Azzedine Ounahi [90 min]

Crystal Palace are among several clubs monitoring the future of Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher, but no decision has yet been made on his future [Sky Sports]


Picture of Ben Browning

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *