Football rumours: Ian Maatsen faces January exit as Chelsea contract talks stall

Football Rumours: Ian Maatsen Faces January Exit As Chelsea Contract Talks Stall
The Dutch defender’s days at Stamford Bridge may nearly be up. Photo: PA
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By PA Sport Staff

What the papers say

Chelsea may be forced to sell Ian Maatsen, with the club still yet to make progress in contract negotiations for the Dutch defender, according to the Daily Mail.

Saudi Arabian club Al Hilal are keen to sign Victor Osimhen, with Gazzetta dello Sport reporting that there is a five-year contract on the cards at £39 million per year, on top of Napoli’s asking price of £173 million.


Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal – Premier League – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Tottenham Hotspur’s Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in action (Nick Potts/PA)

Juventus have set their sights on Spurs midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, reports Italian outlet Calciomercato.

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Players to watch

Jadon Sancho may soon bid farewell to Manchester United once and for all, with BILD reporting that German club Borussia Dortmund consider the winger an “appealing” option for the coming January transfer window.

Manchester United v Nottingham Forest – Carabao Cup – Semi Final – Second Leg – Old Trafford
Manchester United’s Jadon Sancho (Martin Rickett/PA)

Brazilian wonderkid Lorran is said to be attracting interest from both Chelsea and Manchester United, despite the 17-year-old midfielder only making a handful of appearances for his current team Flamengo.


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