Gossip Column: Courtois, Kepa, Vietto, Inigo Martinez, Cenk Tosun, Cole, Alex Sandro, Chiesa, Deeney


Thursday, 4th January 2018

Thibaut Courtois has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid, but the Belgian goalkeeper might not leave Chelsea since he is reportedly close to extend his contract at Stamford Bridge.

Kepa has not been training with Athletic Bilbao in recent weeks, further fueling the speculation of his potential move to Real Madrid in the coming months.

Valencia have made their first move of the January transfer window and decided to bolster their attacking line, signing Luciano Vietto on a season-long loan deal from Atletico Madrid.

Manchester City are keen to land Inigo Martinez, from Real Sociedad, as an upgrade at the centre-back role. Pep Guardiola sees the Spain international as the perfect addition for City.
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Everton have reached an agreement with Besiktas to land Cenk Tosun, meaning The Toffees will finally get the striker they were looking for.

Longtime Arsenal and Chelsea defender Ashley Cole will remain with Los Angeles Galaxy for one more year, as the left-back has re-signed with the MLS franchise for the 2018 season.
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One left-back that COULD arrive at Chelsea is Alex Sandro, as the Brazilian is eager to leave Juventus and the reigning EPL champions remain as favourites to sign him.

Speaking of Chelsea targets, The Blues might be set to miss out on Federico Chiesa, as Napoli are reportedly keen to make a move for the Fiorentina star winger.

Newcastle are lining up a bid to sign Troy Deeney from Watford during the January transfer window. The 29-year-old is Rafa Benitez’s top target during the winter.