Tuesday transfer gossip: Weghorst, Fernandez, Felix, Thuram, Trossard, Busquets

Tuesday transfer gossip: Weghorst, Fernandez, Felix, Thuram, Trossard, Busquets

Tuesday transfer gossip: Weghorst, Fernandez, Felix, Thuram, Trossard, Busquets

Wout Weghorst

from Burnley Dutch striker Wout Weghorst, 30, on loan to Besiktasoffered to pay compensation to the Turkish club out of his own pocket to force the switch to Manchester United, and could seal the change by Tuesday. (Gokhan Dinc via Express)external link

Benfica says boss Roger Schmidt from Chelsea the pursuit of Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez, who has a release clause of around £106million, is ‘closed’. (shimmer)external link

Atlético Madrid wants to extend Portuguese striker Joao Felix’s contract for a year until 2027 before the 23-year-old joins chelsea on loan for the rest of the season. (Marca – in Spanish)external link

chelsea have intensified their interest in Borussia Monchengladbach 25-year-old French striker Marcus Thuram, whose contract expires this summer, and the Blues are also considering a move for PSV Eindhoven and England Under-21 striker Noni Madueke, 20. (Timetables – subscription required)external link

Brighton rejected a verbal offer from Tottenham for Belgium striker Leandro Trossard and the Seagulls have no plans to sell the 28-year-old in January. (The Football Insider)external link

West Ham United renewed their interest in Seville striker Youssef En-Nesyri and hopes to sign the 25-year-old Morocco international on loan for the rest of the season. (Timetables – subscription required)external link

Leeds United are in advanced talks to sign French striker Georginio Rutter, 20, in a move worth up to a club record £35.3million from German club Hoffenheim. (Sky Sports, via Sky in Germany)external link

Leeds United will allow England striker Joe Gelhardt to go on loan in January as the 20-year-old has been told he is not in manager Jesse March’s plans for the rest of the season. (The Football Insider)external link

Nottingham Forest are in talks to sign 21-year-old Brazilian midfielder Danilo for £18million plus add-ons from Palmeiras. (To post) external link

saudi club Al-Nasr want to sign 34-year-old Spanish midfielder Sergio Busquets, whose contract with Barcelona will run out in the summer. (ESPN)external link

Arsenal have appointed former English futsal player Hussein Isa, nicknamed “Tekkers Guru”, as their technical coach. The 34-year-old Spaniard, who has worked in TV adverts as a Lionel Messi lookalike, will start his role ahead of the 2023-24 season. (Jock) external link

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