Football transfer rumours: Tierney out and Buendía in at Arsenal?

Surely Kieran Tierney wouldn’t want to swap the English snow for the Italian sun, whould he? 

Monday’s Rumours kick off with quite the doozie, with The Telegraph reporting Napoli have set their hearts on an audacious summer swoop for Kieran Tierney. A standout performer for Arsenal even during their most abysmal spell of form this season, the left-back looks certain Future Captain Material and one suspects that if the Italian side get their way, Gunners fans might storm the Emirates in protest and raze it to the ground. This is not the first time Napoli have shown interest in the left-back, having been beaten to his scrawl when he moved “down the road” to London from his boyhood club Celtic.

In news more likely to meet with the approval ofArsenal fans, Mike Arteta and Edu are reported to be interested in acquiring Emi Buendía from Norwich City, but will have to fend off interest from Valencia in the £40m-rated Argentinian midfielder. Guardian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano claims the Premier League side have already been in contact with the player’s representative and an official bid is in the pipeline.

Brendan Rodgers has no plans to bring in any new recruits during the January window unless his hand is forced by injuries, but the Leicester City manager is prepared to let Hamza Choudhury, Demarai Gray and Islam Slimani leave the club. West Brom are in the box-seat to sign midfield enforcer Choudhury, while Southampton are interested in adding Gray to their coterie of wingers. 

According to the Leicester Mercury, Lyon have agreed personal terms with Slimani and will either pay a fee for the striker in the current window or bide their time and take him on a free in June. Continue reading

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Jan. 11, 2021

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