We’re closing in on the end of the working week, but the transfer rumour mill keeps on churning.
Welcome to Thursday’s gossip.
Crystal Palace have rejected an offer from Bayern Munich to take Wilfried Zaha on loan, according to the Guardian.
And 90min report that Chelsea have pulled out of the race to sign Zaha and will pursue alternative targets.
But the Express say Chelsea have made West Ham defender Issa Diop their prime January target.
And French outlet Republicain Lorraine claim Chelsea have also made a bid for 22-year-old Metz attacker Habib Diallo.
Ajax are considering making an offer to re-sign Matthijs de Ligt on loan just six months after the defender’s move to Juventus, according to Portuguese outlet A Bola.
Spanish outlet El Desmarque claim Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham are all trying to sign Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti this month.
And the Star claim United want to sign 19-year-old Albanian defender Marash Kumbulla from Hellas Verona.
Tottenham have joined the race to sign AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek, according to the Guardian.
Manchester United and Arsenal have both made offers to sign Paris Saint-Germain hit-man Edinson Cavani in January, claim Spanish outlet El Chiringuito.
Aston Villa want to sign Jay Rodriguez from relegation rivals Burnley, claim The Athletic.
And Villa are also set to sign former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina from AC Milan, if you believe AS.