Wednesday’s transfer rumours: Mudryk, Nunes, De Gea, Edwards and more

All the gossip from around World Football.

Welcome to 101GreatGoal’s daily transfer round-up for Wednesday, January 4th.


David De Gea is ready to accept a wage cut to stay at Manchester United beyond this season, when his current deal expires [Telegraph]

The Spanish goalkeeper has admitted that “I hope to finish my career at Man United” [Manchester Evening News]

Chelsea are ready to hijack Arsenal’s deal for Ukrainian talent Mykhaylo Mudryk, with Todd Boehly set to outbid the Gunners to land his man [Independent]

However, the player’s personal preference is a move to Arsenal over a Stamford Bridge switch [CBS Sports]

But the Gunners remain unwilling to meet Shakhtar’s £88m demands for the youngster [Goal]

Arsenal also remain keen on signing Joao Felix on loan this January [Football Daily]

Liverpool remain keen on Wolves midfielder Matheus Nunes, having opted not to bid for him in the summer, but believe that he is an option for the summer rather than January [The Athletic]

Manchester United are closing in on the free agent signing of goalkeeper Jack Butland to replace the recalled Martin Dubravka [Fabrizio Romano]

Aaron Wan-Bissaka could still leave the club this January despite a string of solid performances [The Athletic]

Chelsea are still ‘confident’ that they can land talented youngster Arsen Zakharyan this January after a summer move fell through [VBET News]

However, a move for Enzo Fernandez continues to prove difficult, with the Blues unwilling to pay the release clause demanded by Benfica [Telegraph]

Barcelona boss Xavi would like Memphis Depay to remain at the Camp Nou this January despite links to the Premier League [Metro]

Newcastle have made a £16m bid for Boca Juniors midfielder Alan Varela, who is also wanted by Barcelona [Sport]

Tottenham are locked in talks with Sporting Lisbon over pair Marcus Edwards and Pedro Porro, though the Portguuese side will only accept the release clauses for both (52m and 45m respectively) [Daily Mail]

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