TRANSFER GOSSIP COLUMN: Chelsea want to sign Ivan Toney in January and Sir Jim Ratcliffe's takeover at Old Trafford could help Jadon Sancho's Manchester United exit

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By Dan Cancian For Mailonline

Published: 01:54 EST, 21 November 2023 | Updated: 02:07 EST, 21 November 2023

The past world break of nan twelvemonth is successful nan books and Christmas is conscionable complete a period away, which intends we're quickly approaching nan January transportation window.

With Premier League and European clubs looking to fortify their squads aliases reside wounded issues, it promises to beryllium a engaged wintertime window.

Arsenal and Chelsea person some been linked pinch a big-money move for £100million-rated Ivan Toney, while Manchester United looking to offload Jadon Sancho, who has been stiff retired since a well-publicised fallout pinch Erik 10 Hag backmost successful August. 

Over connected nan continent, meanwhile, Napoli find themselves successful nan spotlight again pinch rumours swirling against their prima man Kvicha Kvaratskhelia and Barcelona could person connection for erstwhile Leeds winger Raphinha.

Below, Mail Sport takes a look astatine each nan latest news and rumors connected Tuesday. 

Chelsea are reportedly considering splashing nan rate connected Ivan Toney successful January

Chelsea are reportedly considering splashing nan rate connected Ivan Toney, who will make his return to action successful January pursuing an eight-month betting ban. The Brentford striker, who is weighted astatine £100m, is besides connected Arsenal's radar (Football.London). 

Jadon Sancho's projected move to Juventus could move a measurement person if Jean-Claude Blanc were to switch Richard Arnold astatine Manchester United once Sir Jim Ratcliffe takes power of shot operations. Blanc currently oversees INEOS' sporting portfolio but retains a beardown narration pinch Juventus, wherever he served arsenic president and main executive for 5 years. (Tuttosport - successful Italian)

Tottenham are prepared to see Cristian Romero successful a woody for Barcelona winger Raphinha arsenic Ange Postecoglou looks to bring nan Brazilian backmost to nan Premier League, (Sport - successful Spanish) 

Spurs are besides keeping tabs connected Roma midfielder Bryan Cristante who has attracted liking aft establishing himself arsenic 1 of nan cardinal figures successful Jose Mourinho's side. The 28-year-old Italian world could costs Tottenham astir £26million. (TuttomercatoWeb - successful Italian)

Former Manchester United defender Chris Smalling could besides beryllium group to depart nan Eternal City, amid reports linking nan Roma centreback pinch a move to Saudi Arabia successful January. (Gazzetta dello Sport - successful Italian)

Benfica person nary volition of trading 19-year-old starlet Joao Neves successful January

Benfica person nary volition of trading Joao Neves successful January. The teen has been watched by Manchester United and has a merchandise clause of £105million. (Fabrizio Romano) 

But should Benfica work together to waste Neves, Bernardo Silva has revealed he will do each he tin to person nan 19-year-old Portuguese to join Manchester City instead, (Metro)

Manchester United and Arsenal are among nan clubs monitoring Brazilian guardant Marcos Leonardo. The 20-year-old has scored 21 goals successful 45 games successful each competitions for Santos this season, but his supplier has suggested he will time off nan nine successful January, (Evening Standard) 

Kvicha Kvaratskhelia and his supplier are assured Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis will 'keep his word' and connection nan Georgian prima an improved statement 'very soon'. (Gazzetta dello Sport - successful Italian)

Meanwhile, some Manchester clubs, Newcastle and Chelsea sent representatives to watch nan Napoli winger successful action during Georgia's 3-1 nonaccomplishment to Spain connected Sunday. (90min)

Jorginho's supplier has admitted negotiations complete a caller statement pinch Arsenal are astatine a 'standstill' but that remaining astatine nan Emirates is nan Italian international's priority. (Mirror, via TuttomercatoWeb) 

David Alaba is happy astatine Real Madrid and insisted he is 'not thinking' astir a imaginable return to Bayern Munich. (Fabrizio Romano) 


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