Luis Enrique and Luis Suarez to Chelsea
Today’s rumors start with news that Antonio Conte is edging closer to the exit at Stamford Bridge and could well be replaced by Luis Enrique.
And, according to El Chiringuito TV, if Lucho does head to Chelsea he wants to bring Barcelona striker Luis Suarez with him.
Enrique has recognised that Chelsea are lacking in firepower and plans to partner Suarez with Alvaro Morata in attack.
But Lucho won’t take over at Chelsea mid-season
But hang on there just a second, according to Goal, Enrique is not interested in having a new job until the end of the season.
It seems Lucho is quite enjoying his time away from football and is in absolutely no rush to return. So, if Chelsea do axe Conte, they may have to appoint a caretaker manager until the summer.
As well as Lucho, Chelsea are also considering moves for Massimiliano Allegri, Maurizio Sarri and Leonardo Jardim.
Kurzawa to replace Digne at Barcelona
Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain have offered Layvin Kurzawa to Barcelona.
Apparently, the left-back has decided he wants out of PSG and quite fancies himself a move to the Camp Nou, so say Sport.
They also reckon that Kurzawa could come in for Lucas Digne and would cost Barca around €25 million.
Hebei China Fortune wanted Messi
Over at Mundo Deportivo, the word is that Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune have been wondering if there is any possible way they could bring Lionel Messi to the Far East.
Messi apparently rejected a huge offer in the summer but that has not put the club off.
Apparently they have come up with a cunning plan and have signed Ezequiel Lavezzi and Javier Mascherano in the hope that the two players can help convince Messi to sign at some point before he retires.
Atletico Madrid & Valencia keen on Vidal
And finally today we end with news that Atletico Madrid and Valencia are both interested in Aleix Vidal and may make a move for the 28-year-old in the summer, so say Sport.
Sevilla and Napoli both wanted him in the summer but would not meet Barcelona’s €12 million asking price.
However, Barcelona may be willing to accept €10 million in the summer and, if so, that may attract interest from both Atletico Madrid and Valencia.