Mbappe to Real Madrid latest, Chelsea suffer Osimhen blow, Werner to Spurs: FootballTransfers Recap

Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith
  • 9 Jan 2024 23:11 GMT
  • 5 min read
Kylian Mbappe, PSG, 2023/24
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The January transfer window is in full swing and Tuesday 8 January was packed full of major transfer headlines, including some incredible developments.

Chelsea were stunned by Middlesbrough in the Carabao Cup and Mauricio Pochettino now faces major questions at Stamford Bridge, while Timo Werner completed his move to Tottenham Hotspur.

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Below, FootballTransfers runs through the biggest transfer stories from the day.

EXCLUSIVE Transfer News

Arsenal remain huge admirers of Newcastle hitman Alexander Isak, sources close to the club have revealed to FootballTransfers.

Sir Jim Ratcliffe will look to fortify Manchester United's financial position this year by injecting personal funds into the club, FootballTransfers has been told.

Kylian Mbappe Transfer News

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has spoken out following recent rumours that Kylian Mbappe will join Real Madrid on a free transfer this summer.

Real Madrid want to sign Kylian Mbappe from PSG
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Furthermore, Real Madrid will offer Mbappe a far less lucrative contract offer this summer compared to previous years.

Man Utd Transfer News

Manchester United legend Roy Keane has slammed Rasmus Hojlund after the striker’s latest dismal showing for the club.

Man Utd are closing in on the transfer of 17-year-old wonderkid Callan McKenna, according to a report.

Chelsea Transfer News

The agent of Napoli star Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has provided a damaging update regarding Chelsea’s pursuit of Victor Osimhen.

Chelsea and England star Cole Palmer has revealed why he left boyhood club Manchester City to move to Stamford Bridge.

Boca Juniors and Argentina youngster Valentin Barco is on the verge of completing a move to Brighton & Hove Albion, despite interest from Chelsea.

Other Transfer News

Paris Saint-Germain defender Nordi Mukiele is close to sealing a move to Bayern Munich, with talks now “advanced” according to German media.

Nordi Mukiele is wanted by Bayern Munich
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AS Roma are interested in Barcelona flop Oriol Romeu, according to Italian media.

Tottenham Hotspur are at risk of missing out on top target Radu Dragusin as Bayern Munich have now sent formal bid to Genoa to hijack the deal, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Real Madrid have asked Alphonso Davies not to extend his Bayern Munich contract as they seek to manufacture a deal for the summer, according to a report.

Mikel Arteta is doing Kai Havertz no favours by playing him as a number nine, according to Chris Sutton.

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