Football Transfer News and Rumours – Wed 13th January

Jonjo Shelvey – Newcastle – DONE DEAL

Newcastle have completed the £12 million signing of Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey. The 23 year old midfielder completed a medical and signed his contract last night to become Newcastle’s second signing this week after the arrival of Henri Saivet.

Nikica Jelavic – Guangzhou Evergrande

West Ham are hoping they can sell out of favour striker Nikica Jelavic this month, with Guangzhou Evergrande reportedly interested in the 30 year old. Slaven Bilic is trying to raise funds to sign Juventus striker Simone Zaza and Leeds right back Sam Byram.

Chelsea Spending Spree

Chelsea are looking to boost their slim chances of making the top four by splashing the cash on a striker. They have their eye on five forwards, with Jamie Vardy, Jackson Martinez, Saido Berahino, Carlos Bacca, and Emmanuel Adebayor all possibilities.

Moussa Dembele – Manchester City

Manchester City have made an enquiry about Fulham’s 19 year old striker Moussa Dembele. The youngster’s contract is up in the summer and a number of Premier League clubs have their eye on him after he has scored 11 goals for the Championship outfit this season.

Andrej Kramaric – West Ham

Leicester’s record signing Andrej Kramaric could be on his way to West Ham. Claudio Ranieri has suggested it might be better for him to leave the club, and West Ham are poised to make a £6 million bid for the striker. He has only scored four goals in his 20 appearances for Leicester.

Andre Gomes – Manchester United

After being blocked by Atletico Madrid over the signing of Saul Niguez, Manchester United are turning their attention towards Valencia’s 22 year old midfielder Andre Gomes as they look to inject some youth into their midfield.

Leroy Sane

Schalke’s 20 year old midfielder Leroy Sane is attracting the interest of Europe’s top clubs. Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona have joined Manchester City in the race for the £40 million rated midfielder’s signature.

Lamine Kone – Sunderland

Sunderland are going to make a second attempt at signing Lorient’s 26 year old defender Lamina Kone. Their first attempt at a £5 million deal broke down, but Sam Allardyce is determined to get the Ivory Coast international on his books.

Paul Pogba – Barca or Real?

Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid will battle it out for the signature of 22 year old Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, although Paris Saint Germain are also interested.

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