- Donny van de Beek has played just 42 games since joining United in 2020
- Kalvin Phillips looks set to leave Manchester City in January
- Chelsea are WRETCHED without the ball and you haven’t got a clue what team will turn up every week – Listen to It’s All Kicking Off
Manchester United are out of the Champions League and Erik ten Hag could set for a major overhaul of his squad in the January transfer window.
Perennial outcast Donny van de Beek looks set to be offered a way out of Old Trafford with clubs in the Bundesliga and LaLiga interested in the former Ajax midfielder.
United are also monitoring RB Leipzig forward Lois Openda as ten Hag looks to bolster his attacking options, with Anthony Martial set to leave the club at the end of the season.
Meanwhile, Kalvin Phillips remains linked with a move to Juventus next month and Barcelona are targeting a loan move for a Tottenham midfielder.
Below, Mail Sport takes a look at all the latest news and gossip on Wednesday.
Donny van de Beek has been linked with a January move to Eintracht Frankfurt
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Eintracht Frankfurt lead the race to sign Manchester United outcast Donny van de Beek on loan, with Girona also interested in the Dutchman. The former Ajax midfielder has played just 42 times since moving to Old Trafford in the summer of 2020. (Fabrizio Romano)
RB Leipzig forward Lois Openda has emerged as a target for Manchester United as Erik ten Hag looks to bolster his attacking options. The 23-year-old, who has a release clause worth £70million, has scored 10 goals in 14 Bundesliga games since joining Leipzig in the summer. (TeamTalk)
Juventus remain interested in signing Manchester City outcast Kalvin Phillips and are considering a loan move for the 28-year-old in January. The England international has played just eight games for Manchester City this season with his only start coming in the Carabao Cup and has been heavily linked with a move away from the Etihad next month. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)
Barcelona are considering a loan move for Tottenham midfielder Giovani Lo Celso in January. The Argentina international has scored twice in seven Premier League games this season after recovering from a hamstring injury. (90min)
Barcelona are considering a loan move in January for Spurs midfielder Giovani Lo Celso
Juventus remain interested in signing Manchester City outcast Kalvin Phillips next month
Newcastle face competition from Borussia Dortmund in the race to sign Stuttgart striker Serhou Guirassy. The 27-year-old has scored 16 goals in the Bundesliga this season. (Sport Bild – in German)
Manchester City and Real Madrid are monitoring Alphonso Davies’ situation after the defender’s negotiations with Bayern Munich have stalled. The Canadian is under contract under 2025 and reportedly wants his new deal to be worth between £8m to £11m-a-year, but the Bundesliga giants’ offer of a new deal has fallen short of his demands. (Florian Plettenberg)
Liverpool have opened talks with Ibrahima Konate over a contract extension. The 24-year-old has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain but Jurgen Klopp is eager to keep the France international at Anfield. (le10sport – in French)
The Reds are considering recalling Nat Phillips from his loan spell at Celtic following Joel Matip’s season-ending injury. (The Mirror)
Sunderland are hoping to appoint Will Still as their new manager but face a uphill task in convincing the 31-year-old to leave Reims for the Stadium of Light. (The Telegraph)
Arsenal have reportedly tabled a £17m bid for Santos and Brazil Under-20 forward Marcos Leonardo. (Fichajes – in Spanish)
Jose Mourinho could make a sensational return to the Premier League should he leave Roma when his contract expires at the end of the season. Newcastle owners are renowned admirers of the Portuguese, but the Serie A side are keen to tie the 60-year-old to a new deal. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)
Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo is unlikely to join Bayern Munich in January. The Uruguayan tops the Bavarians’ wishlist and has also been linked with Manchester United. (Sky Sports Germany)
Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest are keeping tabs on Julen Lopetegui should they part ways with Roy Hodgson and Steve Cooper respectively. The Spaniard hasn’t managed since leaving Wolves before the start of the season. (The Sun)