Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, December 29

first_imgHere’s the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers…Liverpool are close to signing West Brom striker Saido Berahino in a deal worth £23.5million. (Metro)But Liverpool are likely to miss out on another target, Xherdan Shaqiri, with the Bayern Munich winger on the verge of a loan move to Juventus, who will have an option to buy him at the end of the season. (The Sun)Real Sociedad boss David Moyes wants Liverpool midfielder Emre Can on loan until next summer. (Daily Mirror)Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal wants to beat Chelsea to £25m-rated Everton defender Seamus Coleman. (Daily Star)Chelsea are preparing to lodge a £7.8million bid for Croatian forward Andrej Kramaric in January. (Metro)Arsenal are planning a cut-price £4million January move for West Ham defender Winston Reid. (Daily Mail)Inter Milan are closing in on Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski after the Italian club’s technical director Piero Ausilio met with Gunners officials on Saturday. (Daily Mirror)Crystal Palace are ready to rival QPR for Manchester City outcast Scott Sinclair despite being managerless. (Daily Mirror)Queens Park Rangers misfit Adel Taarabt has turned down a move to Atalanta, as he holds out for AC Milan. (Daily Mail)Aston Villa are weighing up a January move for Fulham midfield starlet Lasse Vigen Christensen. (Daily Mirror)Birmingham are keen on a January loan deal for Chelsea teenager Islam Feruz. Bolton, Charlton, Bournemouth and Cardiff are also watching developments. (Daily Mirror)And here’s the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…Irvine uncertain over future as West Brom managerAll I want for Christmas is a striker, says RedknappWenger heaps praise on his ‘combative’ Gunners as they silence the criticsMourinho accuses referee Taylor of making ‘huge mistake’ to deny Chelsea victory at Southamptonlast_img

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