English Premier League 2017-18: Eden Hazard Nets Brace as Chelsea Thrash West Bromwich
New Delhi: It’s that time of the year when biggest football clubs in the world are not just competing on-field but off-field as well, as they are trying to sign the world football’s biggest names in the winter transfer window. So let’s take a look at some of the hottest and trending transfer rumours in the football market.
Danny Rose to Manchester United: Jose Mourinho, the manager of Manchester United, is confident of signing Danny Rose from Tottenham in a £50 million deal. United’s boss believes Rose will become club’s next first-choice left back. The Red Devils wanted to sign the defender last summer but missed out as he was recovering from a long-term knee injury and Mauricio Pochettino turned down the offer after selling Kyle Walker to Manchester City.
Oliver Giroud to leave Arsenal: Arsenal’s striker, Giroud is keen on finding a new club in January in a bid to help him nail down a place in France’s World Cup squad. According to reports, the French player can lose his place in the national squad if he fails to get more playing time in Arsene Wenger’s team. It should be noted that Giroud is yet to begin a league game for Arsenal this campaign.
Barcelona keen on signing Philippe Coutinho: FC Barcelona are reportedly preparing a fresh bid for Liverpool striker Coutinho. It is claimed that the Premier League side have put an asking price on the Brazilian’s head as they wait on renewed interest. The Catalan giants are preparing a €100million (£88.3million) offer for the January transfer window.
Eden Hazard hopes to join Real Madrid: Chelsea striker Eden Hazard is stalling on a new contract with the club as Belgian star aims to move to Real Madrid. Hazard has been offered a new £300,000-a-week deal but he is expected to hold out until the end of the season before making a decision.