Transfer Talk, Moyes to West Ham, Haaland to Dortmund, Spurs and Eriksen

Erling Braut Haaland knows how to progress from one level to the next and a move to Borussia Dortmund will of course be one really easy to understand. A life on the bench or part of a heavy rotation policy at a bigger club could have stopped him evolving and Dortmund looks a solid choice.

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Christian Eriksen shows his importance when called on, and the fact that Jose Mourinho needs his little Dane could see him at Tottenham also over this transfer window, being allowed to leave in the summer for free. A place in the Champions League would probably be more important for this club than to cash in a “minor” fee on Eriksen in January.

David Moyes is said to be on his way back to West Ham who just “minutes” after the defeat v. Leicester sacked their current man Manuel Pellegrini. Moyes had an interim period at the club previously and saved “Hammers” from relegation. A similar scenario looks on the table as this season has started like a nightmare.

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Sheffield United are buzzing this season and recent rumor seeing The Blades chasing QPR starlet Eberechi Eze and being able to meet the asking price, makes it difficult to rule out Chris Wilder’s men in a chase for Europe.

Brighton and Graham Potter are likely to try to bring in Fyodor Chalov from CSKA Moscow and Tottenham defender Kyle Walker Peters. Both are young and very promising with the Russian international an exciting one, 21 years of age making his full international debut this year.

A new West Ham manager will be in chase for a first team goalkeeper with Cardiff City’s Neil Etheridge and former “Hammer” Darren Randolph topping the list of possible targets.

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Victor Osimhen is a new name linked with Liverpool. The Nigerian international currently at Lille in France, is a  forward that knows how to score goals, 10 in 18 league appearances until know for his club team, scored 4 in 9 full internationals for Nigeria.

Arsenal looks certain to part company with Granit Xhaka. The Swizz midfielder is not a popular man among fans just to get this scenario out of the picture, it would be better to let Xhaka leave than to have a hostile atmosphere at The Emirates. Talks are understood to be advanced with Hertha Berlin.

Adrien Rabiot is a name linked with Arsenal. The former Paris midfielder joined Juventus this year but so far he hasn’t really settled in. The 24 year old needs regular first team football week in and week out and it could be easier to get that at Arsenal than at Juventus at the moment.

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New salary regulations in Chinese football could see a number of starts leaving and speculations are already circulating about Marouane Fellaini return to English football. His former club Everton, West Ham and Newcastle are clubs that could be in the chase for the Belgian international.

Oscar could be close to a return to European football, so could Marko Arnautovic, of course a number of clubs would be running down the doors to get the players to sign, yet to see any specific club linked, but not be surprised if Arsenal and maybe Tottenham will join the list of interests, Everton could also be in for a new “star” probably.

Burnley and Brighton are chasing Hamilton defender Jamie Hamilton. The 17 year old is one of the most talented youngsters to have come out of Scottish football and he has already played in the Scottish U.19 team.

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Fiorentina could be willing to let Rachid Ghezzal return to Leicester in January and with that happening loaned straight out again to Serie A rival Atalanta. Ghezzal, previously with Lyon and Monaco, has seen his chances limited at Leicester and Fiorentia.

Everton could be in the chase for Lorenzo Insigne as Carlo Ancelotti is eager to make the right moves to get The Toffees into European contention. Insigne (28) would be an ideal signing but it looks more like a wish than a dream to come through.

Dayot Upamecano from RB Leipzig is a player in demand. The 21 year old could be on the list of possible targets for Arsenal as Mikel Arteta are eager to bolster his squad and get The Gunners on track.

 

 

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