Transfer rumours: Richarlison, Bale, Haaland, Jose, Piatek, Mertens, Rakitic, Soares

Football gossip

Everton have rejected an offer of 100m euros (£85m) from Barcelona for Brazil forward Richarlison,. (Sky Sports)external-link

Everton remain adamant that Richarlison is not for sale and plan to build their team around the 22-year-old. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Spanish champions Barcelona are working hard to bring in a striker before the transfer deadline after losing Uruguay forward Luis Suarez, 33, through injury. (Sport)external-link

Tottenham have held talks over a shock deal for Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale, 30. (Mail)external-link

Borussia Dortmund's 19-year-old Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland has a release clause of £63m. (Bild - in German)external-link

Haaland's release clause will become active in the summer of 2021. (Mail)external-link

Chelsea have opened talks with Napoli for Belgium forward Dries Mertens, 32, who could be available for £6m. (Mail)external-link

Mertens, whose contract expires at the end of the season, has emerged as an alternative to Paris St-Germain's 32-year-old Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani. (Guardian)external-link

Chelsea are in a race to complete a deal before the transfer deadline but Napoli do not want to sell Mertens so late in the window. (Telegraph)external-link

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid have refused to offer PSG more than 15m euros (£12.6m) for Cavani. (Le Parisien - in French)external-link

David Beckham's new Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami have made a late bid for Cavani. (AS - via NBC)external-link

Tottenham are negotiating a deal for Real Sociedad's 28-year-old Brazil striker Willian Jose, who has a 70m euro (£59m) release clause in his contract. (ESPN)external-link

Hertha Berlin are close to reaching a deal with AC Milan for Poland forward Krzysztof Piatek, 24, who is a target of Tottenham. (Sky Sports)external-link

Hertha will land Piatek for £23.5m after Spurs would only offer a loan move. (Mail)external-link

West Ham have made an approach for Hertha Berlin's Ivory Coast midfielder Salomon Kalou, 34. (Express)external-link

Manchester United have contacted Barcelona regarding the availability of Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 31. (ESPN)external-link

Napoli and Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 28, will not be moving to the Premier League this month despite interest from Manchester United. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United target Thomas Muller, 30, has not ruled out leaving Bayern Munich after the striker lost his guaranteed spot in the German club's starting line-up. (Bild - in German)external-link

Arsenal have made a late move to sign Southampton's Portugal full-back Cedric Soares, 28. (Sky Sports)external-link

Southampton are keen to cash in on Soares, who will be available for free at the end of the season. (Standard)external-link

Soares could move to Arsenal for around £5m. (Mirror)external-link

But Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos, 23, is still pushing for an early exit from his loan deal with the Gunners. (Express)external-link

Everton will miss out on Uruguay international Matias Vecino, 28, with the midfielder set to remain at Inter Milan. (Star)external-link

Borussia Dortmund's hopes of signing Juventus and Germany midfielder Emre Can, 26, have been dealt a blow. (Kicker - in German)external-link

Dortmund's Spain forward Paco Alcacer, 26, is close to sealing a move to Villarreal. (Marca - in Spanish)external-link

Chelsea's 19-year-old England defender Tariq Lamptey has received a pre-contract offer from Lille. (Mail)external-link

Sporting Lisbon's Portugal midfielder Miguel Luis, 20, could be set to join Rangers on loan. (Star)external-link

Star: 19 points clear
Star: 19 points clear

Top Stories

Elsewhere on the BBC