Bonucci to Barcelona?
Today’s rumors start in Italy with news that Leonardo Bonucci could be on his way out of AC Milan this winter.
Calciomercato say that both Manchester City and Barcelona are in the hunt for a defender, and therefore they’ve come up with the idea that Bonucci is an option.
City have tried for Bonucci before, so may try again, while Barca need to replace Javier Mascherano and well, that’s about the strength of the argument.
Coutinho to arrive by January 6th
Over at Sport and they continue to insist Philippe Coutinho will arrive and have now decided he could pitch up at Camp Nou as soon as January 6th.
The club have already met with his agent and agreed a five-year deal worth an eye-watering €12 million a year.
Liverpool, meanwhile, have finally come up with a price but only sell for €150 million, which Barca will pay in instalments.
Liverpool refuse to name price for Coutinho
However, it’s a different story entirely at Marca, surprise surprise, who reckon Liverpool are still reluctant to sell and have not put a price tag on the Brazilian.
The Reds just do not want to sell a key player half-way through the season, despite Barcelona’s continued interest.
Barca will make an offer as soon as Liverpool are willing to negotiate, but that is not looking likely at the moment.
Inter to beat Barca to Daley Blind
Barcelona reportedly want Manchester United’s Daley Blind, but so do Inter Milan, according to the Daily Express.
Manager Luciano Spalletti was even asked about the Dutch international and refused to rule out a move, so you know, what more evidence do you need?
Chelsea, Juve and Real Madrid want Sergi Roberto
Over at the always entertaining Diario Gol, the word is that both Chelsea, Juventus and even Real Madrid want Sergi Roberto.
However, Lionel Messi has come to the rescue and told the club they must not sell Sergi and must extend his contract instead.
Of course, Sergi’s already come out and said he will renew and there are no problems, but don’t let that stand in your way Diario Gol, no.
Real Madrid to go all out for Griezmann
And finally today we end with the glorious Don Balon, who reckon that Real Madrid will go all out for Antoine Griezmann.
Florentino Perez is ready to build his attack around the Atletico Madrid star and has guaranteed him a place in the starting XI.
That is something that Barcelona cannot do apparently, while Griezmann has also always fancied playing for los Blancos too.