Leeds United plot January move for out-of-favour winger as Whites prepare to turn down offers for attacker

Leeds United swept aside Newcastle United in the Premier League last night with a 5-2 victory at Elland Road.

Thursday, 17th December 2020, 7:19 am
Latest Premier League gossip.

And while all eyes are on a busy Christmas period for Marcelo Bielsa’s men, there is no getting away from the January transfer window.

The winter market is just weeks away and with the Whites 13th in the top-flight table, will Bielsa feel the need to strengthen his squad?

As always, we’re sharing the latest news and gossip from around the web – scroll down to see the latest:

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Newcastle United have held talks with striker Dwight Gayle over a new contract, though no new deal has yet been offered. (The Athletic)

The Magpies, along with Tottenham Hotspur, AC Milan and Besiktas, are interested in Zenit Saint Petersburg midfielder Wilmar Barrios. (Primer Tiempo)

Leeds United will resist January offers for Tyler Roberts unless Marcelo Bielsa is able to secure a replacement. (Football Insider)

Leeds are prepared to test Manchester United’s resolve over Dan James if the incoming Amad Diallo is granted a work permit at Old Trafford next month. (Daily Telegraph)

Manchester United want to sign a ready-made winger, a centre-back, a right-back and a defensive midfielder, though expect no incomings next month. (Manchester Evening News)

Liverpool have identified Lille midfielder Renato Sanches as a potential shock replacement for Georginio Wijnaldum, who is wanted by Barcelona. (Le10Sport)

Arsenal are eyeing a January move for Porto youngster Fabio Vieira and would be willing to meet his £27million release clause. (Record via Daily Mail)

Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge is “very unlikely” to stay at Bramall Lane beyond this season as he is being “closely followed” by top clubs. (VG via Sport Witness)

Burnley, Southampton and Fulham are among the Premier League clubs keen on wantaway FC Rostov midfielder Mathias Normann. (VG via Sport Witness)

Jakub Moder is expected to play his last match for Lech Poznan this weekend before joining up with Brighton & Hove Albion. (Meczyki via Sport Witness)