Real Madrid are hoping to sign Kepa Arrizabalaga on a permanent deal with Chelsea and could offer a part-exchange deal for the player, while the West Ham co-owner could sell some of his shares .
Elsewhere, Manchester United could see three of their players leave for free, and striker Vinicius Jr.
of Real Madrid has a huge release clause after agreeing a new contract.
KEPA WANT PERMANENT DEAL Real Madrid could loan Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga during the winter transfer window, with a partial swap deal possible in the near future.
“Kepa Arrizabalaga could be open to a move to Real Madrid after impressing during his loan spell with the Spanish giants,” reports Mirror.
“Kepa, 29, was lured to the Bernabeu during the summer transfer window, although he became Chelsea’s number one goalkeeper again last year.
“The former Athletic Bilbao player was quickly identified as one of Los Blancos’ top targets after Thibaut Courtois – another former Blues player – suffered a serious knee injury ahead of the new season.
“Since returning to Spain.
Kepa has hinted that he would like to stay at Real Madrid longer term than return to Stamford Bridge – and it seems the Spain international could get his wish in the new year.
With a £17.
5 million price tag for Kepa, there are also tentative plans to offer compensation to their second-choice goalkeeper, Andriy Lunin.
Daniel Kretinsky could look to increase his stake in West Ham as an existing shareholder wants to reduce his stake.
The Sun reports: “West Ham co-chairman Vanessa Gold has put shares in the club up for sale.
” Gold, daughter of late co-owner David Gold, who passed away earlier This year, it was confirmed that a portion of the family’s 25% stake in the club was put on the market.
“Any sale could value the Hammers at more than £650m, with Gold wanting to sell just under 10% of the family shares.
Manchester United could see three players from their first team leave for nothing if they fail to act, according to the Daily Mail.
The newspaper said: “Contract talks between United and Aaron Wan-Bissaka appear to be remaining calm.
“Negotiations over a new deal appeared to be heading towards a positive conclusion as the transfer window closed this summer, but Confidential understands it is now more likely United will trigger a further extension 12 months to keep Wan-Bissaka under contract until Wan-Bissaka Bissaka is under contract June 2025 and review the situation in the new year.
“The 25-year-old defender has just returned to training after suffering a hamstring injury in mid-September, and United want him to be fully fit while focusing on a poor start to the season.
“If United do not trigger a one-year contract extension for Wan-Bissaka – or Victor Lindelof – both players could talk to foreign clubs on January 1 and leave as is a free agent this summer.
Anthony Martial also has the same opinion but it is unclear whether this club will extend his contract or not.