The January transfer window is fast approaching meaning the rumour mill is in full flow. Here is the latest Premier League transfer news as compiled by Last Word on Football. We look at the Tottenham Hotspur duo who look set to leave in January, plus there is the latest from Manchester United and Newcastle United.
Premier League Transfer News: Tottenham Hotspur Duo to Set to Leave and Latest From Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur Duo Could Depart
According to The Athletic, Spurs could be willing to offload defender Matt Doherty and midfielder Dele Alli. New boss Antonio Conte is keen on signing a new right-back and as a result former Wolves man Doherty could be allowed to leave. The Republic of Ireland international has played for three permanent managers since arriving in London; however, under the latest, Conte, he has struggled for minutes.
Another player who could be on his way out according to The Athletic is England international Dele Alli. The midfielder saw a proposed move to Paris Saint-Germain fall through in the summer and despite improvements in form since Conte’s arrival, Alli has struggled for form and game time for some time.
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Manchester United Latest: Anthony Martial Want to Leave and Midfielder Rules Out Move
Manchester United may have been dealt a double blow ahead of the January transfer window. Fabrizio Romano reported on his official Twitter account that forward Anthony Martial wants to leave the club. It is understood the Spanish club Sevilla could be his preferred destination.
Martial has struggled for game time this season and has played just ten games, scoring one goal. Manager Ralf Ragnick has an abundance of options in forward positions which could force the player and the club to admit that it is time to part ways.
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Long-term United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has spoken out over his commitment to his current club Lazio. The Serbian international has been linked with a move away from the Serie A club for some time; however, it appears that the move is unlikely to happen in January.
Speaking about the rumours, the midfielder said: “I see a lot of rumours about me but… I don’t care! I just want Lazio to win.”
Read the full story here: Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Pledges Allegiance to Lazio
Newcastle Interested in Ousmane Dembele But Barcelona Optimistic He Will Stay
Newcastle United target Ousmane Dembele could be set to stay in Spain if Barcelona have their way. The winger is in the final year of his current contract; however, Fabrizio Romano has reported that Barcelona are optimistic that he will stay at Camp Nou.
Dembele signed for Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund for a fee of £124 million before the start of the 2017/18 season. The 24-year-old has been plagued by injuries since arriving in Spain and has played just 81 La Liga games. Last season he delivered his best return for the club when he scored 11 goals. It was this form that has seen Barca keen to keep the player instead of cashing in.
Read the full story here: Newcastle United Showed Interest in Barcelona Forward Ousmane Dembele