Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Chelsea to make £40m move for West Ham star Diop

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Posted Thursday, January 09, 2020 by Goal.com

Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Chelsea to make £40m move for West Ham star Diop

Villa optimistic over Reina move

Aston Villa are optimistic they will be able to sign AC Milan goalkeeper Pepe Reina, reports the Daily Mail.

Villa are in need of a new goalkeeper after No.1 Tom Heaton suffered a season-ending injury recently.

Reina, 37, has served as a backup to Gianluigi Donnarumma since joining Milan in 2018.

Chelsea to make £40m move for West Ham star Diop

Tottenham are also eyeing a move for the 22-year-old

Chelsea have made West Ham defender Issa Diop their top transfer target as they prepare a £40 million ($52m) bid, claims the Express.

The Blues are looking to strengthen their defence and view the 22-year-old Frenchman as a perfect signing for the winter window.

Frank Lampard's side face competition from Tottenham for Diop, while new Hammers boss David Moyes is thought to be unwilling to sell. 

Crystal Palace in talks over Tosun loan

Crystal Palace are in talks over a loan deal for Everton striker Cenk Tosun, according to Sky Sports News.

The Turkey striker has made just five Premier League appearances this term, scoring one goal, and is looking for more playing time ahead of Euro 2020.

Palace manager Roy Hodgson is looking for more firepower, as his side are the second-lowest scorers in the league with 19 goals from 21 games.

Young to join Inter in the summer

The 34-year-old will leave Old Trafford after nine seasons

Manchester United full-back Ashley Young will join Inter in the summer, according to the BBC.

Young's contract will expire at the end of the season and he is set to sign for Inter on a free transfer, though United could still sell him in January.

The 34-year-old is in his ninth season with the Red Devils, having played 261 times for the club.

Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Chelsea to make £40m move for West Ham star Diop

Valverde: I'll learn a lot from Pogba if he comes to Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Fede Valverde has said he would learn a lot from Paul Pogba if the Manchester United man joins his side.

Pogba has been linked with a move to Madrid, but Valverde's strong play this season has lessoned his side's need for midfield reinforcements.

Watford eye move for Bryan

Watford are interested in a January move for Fulham left-back Joe Bryan, according to the Daily Mail.

The 26-year-old has been an ever-present this season for the Cottagers, who are fifth in the Championship as they look to make an instant return to the top flight.

Bryan is believed to be valued at £10 million ($13m).



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