Arsenal and Liverpool want Wolves star, Osimhen's Chelsea update: FootballTransfers Recap

Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith
  • 16 Jan 2024 23:10 GMT
  • 6 min read
Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool, Mikel Arteta, Arsenal
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The January transfer window hasn't really kickstarted like many would've predicted, with most elite clubs yet to make a notable signing.

However, the rumour mill remains as consistent as ever and 16 January was no different. Below, FootballTransfers runs through the biggest news headlines from the day.

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EXCLUSIVE Transfer News

Arsenal and Liverpool are targeting Algerian international Rayan Ait-Nouri of Wolves, FootballTransfers can reveal.

Cedric Soares is in talks over a move away from Arsenal this month, with Super Lig club Besiktas leading the charge, FootballTransfers can reveal.

Man Utd Transfer News

Manchester United and Arsenal are fighting it out for the signing of Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee, according to multiple sources.

Matthijs de Ligt is at the top of Erik ten Hag's transfer wish list.

Matthijs de Ligt (right) with Noussair Mazraoui (left)
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One of Man Utd’s top targets to replace Jadon Sancho this summer would prefer to join Aston Villa.

Chris Sutton believes that the time has come for Man Utd to sack Erik ten Hag.

Man Utd legend Roy Keane has advised his former club to sign Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz.

Portuguese giants SL Benfica have denied that Man Utd are currently in talks with talented midfielder Joao Neves over a possible move in 2024.

Royal Antwerp wonderkid Arthur Vermeeren has been urged to reject the approaches of Man Utd following reports of a potential move to Old Trafford.

Man Utd and Liverpool’s hopes of signing Leeds United wonderkid Archie Gray have taken a major hit after he signed a new contract at Elland Road.

Archie Gray, Leeds
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Arsenal Transfer News

Man Utd legend Rio Ferdinand has told Arsenal to go “all out” and sign Newcastle United forward Alexander Isak, despite their long-standing interest in Ivan Toney.

Arsenal have been told to avoid signing Roma midfielder Renato Sanches by Fabrizio Romano, despite the fact he may be available in January.

Chelsea Transfer News

Karim Benzema will not be joining Chelsea this month, according to David Ornstein.

Chelsea have no interest in pursuing Sporting CP sensation Viktor Gyokeres, according to a report.

Mauricio Pochettino's start to life at Stamford Bridge has been massively underwhelming, according to William Gallas.

Aston Villa striker Jhon Duran has admitted that playing for AC Milan or Chelsea would be a “dream” following transfer links with both clubs.

Ousmane Diomande does not have a specific club or league in mind to join whenever he departs Sporting CP amid interest from Chelsea and Liverpool, FootballTransfers has learned.

Napoli forward Victor Osimhen has dropped a cryptic update regarding his transfer future as Chelsea continue to eye a move in 2024.

Victor Osimhen, Napoli
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Other Transfer News

Momodou Sonko of BK Hacken has opened up about the latest reports linking him with a move away, saying that he's being urged by friends to consider a move to either Liverpool or Barcelona.

Florian Wirtz has not yet committed to staying at Bayer Leverkusen next season, despite the fact the Bundesliga club are willing to offer him a new contract.

Thiago is looking at a Liverpool exit as his father and agent are to hold a meeting with Flamengo's vice president.

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