Here’s your daily round-up of the latest transfer gossip from World Soccer.
WOLVES EYE JIMENEZ REPLACEMENT
Everybody wants a striker this month it seems, but none more so than Wolves after the sickening injury to Raul Jimenez. According to The Telegraph, they’ve found a new No.9, with Willian Jose set to arrive on loan from Real Sociedad as soon as his work permit is sorted out. The Brazilian has scored three La Liga goals so far this season, but has struck double figures in each of his last four league campaigns for the San Sebastian side.
No, not that Norwegian wonderkid, the other one. Martin Odegaard is considering a loan move to Arsenal – among several other clubs – having failed to break into the Real Madrid first-team . The boy-wonder turned down Liverpool before joining the Spanish giants in 2015, and could now make his Premier League bow for the Gunners instead. But according to the BBC’s Guillem Balague, Odegaard has his heart set on returning to Real Sociedad, where he impressed last season.
Jose Mourinho wants another striker at Tottenham, and while Danny Ings remains his top target, one alternative could be free agent Diego Costa. The former Atletico striker led the line for Chelsea during the manager’s last spell in charge of the Blues, and is looking for a new club after being released by the La Liga leaders earlier this month.
The Spaniard’s salary could be a problem though. Marseille boss Andre Villas-Boas revealed earlier this week that Costa’s wage demands are around €16 million a year.
RB Leipzig are another club hoping to bolster their front-line this month, and have their eye on a Premier League loan deal, according to The Daily Mail. The German outfit are interested in Liverpool’s Divock Origi ad Leicester’s Kelechi Iheanacho, while Danish target man Kasper Dolberg could also be signed from Nice.