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The 2022 January transfer window is open (find out when it closes here), and there's plenty of gossip swirling about who's moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings and goings and, of course, done deals!

TOP STORY: Newcastle lead five-club chase for Alli

Five clubs are monitoring a potential move for Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Dele Alli, reports the Daily Mail.

Alli has struggled to work his way into the Tottenham side since the appointment of Antonio Conte, despite the potential opportunity of a fresh start under the Italian manager. Instead, the report claims he has fallen out with Conte, paving the way for an exit from the club in the remaining few days of the January transfer window.

The report states that Newcastle United are the frontrunners to sign the 25-year-old England international, while Borussia Dortmund, Brighton, Everton and Burnley are all eyeing a potential deal.

The Magpies had also made an approach for Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard to play in the same position, but, according to The Athletic, that move is on the verge of collapse. That could be where Alli comes in, fulfilling the role of a creative midfielder under Eddie Howe, as he looks to steer the club away from the relegation battle.

It remains to be seen exactly where Alli's future lies, though it seems that he will leave Tottenham in the next week.

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13.52 GMT: Sporting CP have lowered their demands for midfielder Joao Palhinha, according to Record.

Palhinha, 26, was rated at around €40m and has been linked with Manchester United, Wolves and Tottenham.

But after no club came in for him, the Portuguese club are ready to accept closer to €30m now.

13.42 GMT: Norwich City forward Sebastian Soto has ended his loan at FC Porto II to join Scottish Premiership side Livingston.

The United States international scored once in eight appearances in the Portuguese second tier but only started two games.

Soto, 21, signed for Norwich from German side Hannover in the summer of 2020 and scored seven goals in 12 games on loan at Dutch side Telstar before being recalled in January 2021.

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13.11 GMT: Real Madrid are "in pole position" to sign 15-year-old Brazilian wonderkid Endrick, according to Marca.

The newspaper points to Madrid's strong relationship with the Palmeiras forward's agents TFM -- who also represent Vinicius Junior -- as being key to their chances of landing the player.

Endrick has also been scouted by Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain after starring for Palmeiras in U-17 and U-20 competitions in Sao Paulo.

Marca reports that Endrick has a €17m release clause in his current contract, but wouldn't be able to play in Europe until he turns 18 under FIFA rules.

13.05 GMT: Tottenham winger Jack Clarke has joined League One side Sunderland on loan for the rest of the season.

12.51 GMT: Club America are close to securing the signing of Juan Otero from Santos Laguna, according to ESPN Mexico.

The 26-year-old forward is expected to arrive in the City of Mexico on Tuesday ahead of completing a medical and signing his new deal with Santiago Solari's club.

Meanwhile, reports from Spain are claiming that America are also interested in Cadiz winger Alvaro Jimenez.

12.44 GMT: River Plate are set to beat Independiente to the signing of Argentinos Juniors left-back Elias Gomez, according to ESPN Argentina.

It had been reported that the defender was set to join Independiente as they already had an agreement with Argentinos Juniors. However, Gomez has decided to move to River instead.

12.29 GMT: Tottenham are expected to make an improved offer for FC Porto winger Luis Diaz after having an opening bid of €45m plus add-ons rejected, sources have told ESPN's James Olley.

Porto have a strong negotiating position based on the presence of an €80m release clause in the 25-year-old's contract, but there is some confidence at Spurs that a deal can be done below that figure.

Tottenham are planning to increase their bid but the clubs remain some way apart in their valuations as negotiations continue.

Spurs boss Antonio Conte has stressed the urgency for reinforcements this month rather than waiting until the summer and has identified Diaz, a Colombia international with 16 goals from 26 games across all competitions this season, as a key part of his rebuild.

12.03 GMT: Lyon have accepted a €40m bid for midfielder Bruno Guimaraes from Newcastle United, says The Athletic.

Guimaraes, 24, is set to undergo a medical in Ecuador while on international duty with Brazil.

11.53 GMT: Atletico Madrid are planning to replace Luis Suarez with Elche's Argentinian forward Lucas Boye next summer, AS reports.

Boye has scored seven goals for Elche in LaLiga this season -- including in their 2-2 draw with Madrid at the Bernabeu last weekend -- and is on course for career-best figures this campaign.

The 25-year-old has a €25m release clause and is also attracting interest from Barcelona.

Elche will be unwilling to negotiate a lower fee, AS says, although the figure would drop by €10m if the 15th-placed side are relegated this season.

11.22 GMT: Atletico Madrid midfielder Hector Herrera will stay at the club until the end of the season despite interest from Roma and Valencia, Marca reports.

Herrera, 31, is out of contract next summer and his limited minutes in the first half of this campaign led his representatives to propose a move this month.

However the Mexico international's involvement in Atletico's last two games, against Valencia and Real Sociedad, has led them to reconsider, as did the club's insistence on a €5m fee with under six months left on his contract.

11.10 GMT: Jesse Lingard's proposed move from Manchester United to Newcastle is in danger of collapse, sources have told ESPN's Rob Dawson.

Lingard's representatives were expecting an answer by 12 p.m. GMT [7 a.m. ET) on Tuesday about whether he would be allowed to join Eddie Howe's side until the end of the season, but they remain in the dark about United's plans for his future.

Sources have told ESPN that United are reluctant to sanction a loan move because Lingard only has six months left on his contract.

The club could reconsider their stance if Newcastle offer to cover Lingard's wages, pay a loan fee up front and agree to pay another substantial sum if Newcastle avoid relegation.

There is a frustration on Lingard's part that Anthony Martial, who is under contract until at least 2024, has been allowed to join Sevilla on loan without the Spanish side having to pay a loan fee.

Sources said that Newcastle have not given up hope of landing Lingard before Monday's transfer deadline but would be prepared to walk away and focus on signing Dele Alli from Tottenham Hotspur.

10.41 GMT: Gazzetta dello Sport claims that Chelsea are interested in Juventus defender Alex Sandro.

Sandro, 31, once almost moved to Stamford Bridge for €40m but the Brazilian won't fetch near that amount this time as the Blues look to strengthen their depth at left-back after an injury to Ben Chilwell.

10.06 GMT: Bayer Leverkusen have an agreement to sign Iran striker Sardar Azmoun from Zenit St. Petersburg in the summer, says Sport1, but the club want to move that to this month.

Azmoun, 27, has 10 goals in 27 games for Zenit this season but his contract expires in the summer and he won't sign a new one.

Leverkusen are reportedly willing to offer around €3m to land him in January, as opposed to a free transfer in six months' time.

09.40 GMT: PSG made the right move when they signed Achraf Hakimi for €60m from Inter Milan over the summer.


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09.11 GMT: Fabrizio Romano reports that Barcelona and Ajax are still negotiating over a deal for left-back Nicolas Tagliafico.

Tagliafico, 29, has expressed his desire to move to Camp Nou but Ajax have yet to agree to let the Argentina international leave.

Ajax reportedly want around €7m up front, while Barcelona are keen to do a loan deal with the exchange of young defender Alejandro Balde.

08.44 GMT: Ajax right-back Noussair Mazraoui says he is likely to leave the club in the coming months.

Mazraoui, 24, has a contract which expires in the summer and the Morocco international has been linked with Arsenal, Leeds, Barcelona and Roma.

"I think the chances of me remaining at Ajax are very small, maybe 5%," he told ESPN NL. "I am open for something new, I have played here for 16 years and I think it's a good moment to leave."

08.37 GMT: ICYMI - Manchester City are close to sealing a deal for River Plate forward Julian Alvarez, sources have told ESPN's Rob Dawson.

City believe they have seen off competition from AC Milan for the 21-year-old Argentinian with the final details to be ironed out before an agreement is reached. Sources have told ESPN the overall cost of the transfer could be less than £20m.

It is likely that Alvarez, who has already been capped five times by Argentina, won't move to the Etihad Stadium until next summer at the earliest but sources have told ESPN he would be considered a first-team signing.

Until he is ready to move to England, City will consider loaning him back to River Plate or arranging another loan elsewhere.

08.25 GMT: FC Basel striker Arthur Cabral is the No. 1 candidate to replace Dusan Vlahovic at Fiorentina and, according to ESPN Brasil, the Italian club's €14m offer is acceptable to them.

Vlahovic, 21, is expected to join Juventus before the transfer window closes for a reported €75m. The Serbia striker, who has been in sensational form this season, is keen to join the Turin giants and has turned down interest from Arsenal.

Fiorentina have offered Basel €14m plus €2m in add-ons to sign Arthur, who has been a reported target of Barcelona and Burnley, and the Brazilian is expected to negotiate personal terms in the coming days.

Arthur, 23, has scored 27 goals in 31 games this season and earned his first call up to Brazil's senior squad in October. He joined Basel from Palmeiras in a €7m transfer in 2019.

08.00 GMT: Manchester United striker Anthony Martial has joined Sevilla on loan.

The France international will spend the rest of the season with the Spanish side, who sit second in the LaLiga table behind leaders Real Madrid.

The deal is a loan with no option to make the move permanent and no fee, with Sevilla covering Martial's salary after he agreed to a wage cut.

Martial asked to leave Old Trafford in December after struggling for opportunities this season.


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PAPER GOSSIP (by Luke Thrower)

- Newcastle have made an offer for Lyon midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, reports L'Equipe. The report claims the Magpies have offered €40m for the Brazilian midfielder, who has been linked with many top European clubs. Manager Howe is hoping to bolster his squad in the last week of January, having already spent £37m on two players already.

- Chelsea are hoping to land Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule, says journalist Ekrem Konur. The 26-year-old is out of contract in the summer and is now allowed to agree to a pre-contract with clubs abroad. Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is said to be keen on the centre-back, with talks ongoing.

- Barcelona have made a contract offer to sign Franck Kessie on a free transfer, according to Nicolo Schira. The AC Milan midfielder is set to become a free agent in the summer, with his deal with the Rossoneri expiring. Schira claims that the Blaugrana have offered him a five-year contract, which would earn him €8m per year.

- Ronald Araujo has rejected an opening contract extension offer from Barcelona, alerting two Premier League clubs to a move. According to Marca, the Uruguay centre-back has turned down the offer, with Barca looking to extend his existing deal beyond its 2023 expiration. As a result, both Chelsea and Manchester United are said to be monitoring the situation.

- Bayern Munich are in talks to sign Borussia Monchengladbach defender Matthias Ginter, says Nicolo Schira. The 28-year-old is out of contract in the summer and he has already stated he won't sign an extension as he looks to move on. Bayern are reported to have had talks to sign him, offering a four-year deal.