Sheffield United 'battle' for Serie A defender as Premier League boss faces the sack as early as this weekend

As the January transfer window edges closer, the speculation surrounding Sheffield United and their Premier League rivals increases.

Tuesday, 8th December 2020, 7:57 am
Latest Premier League gossip. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

We’re into December, which means the winter market is just around the corner as clubs look to strengthen their squads for the second-half of the campaign.

As always, we’re sharing the latest news and gossip from around the web – so scroll down to see the latest:

Leeds reportedly missed out on rising Norway star Jens Petter Hauge in the summer, who opted for AC Milan instead. (Calciomercato via HITC)

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Former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson believes fresh investment in Leeds is imminent after the San Francisco 49ers opened a new Venture Capital Fund called ‘Leeds II’. (MOT Leeds)

Achraf Lazaar has revealed his agent is working on a January exit from Newcastle as he enters the final six months of his contract. (PassioneInter via Sport Witness)

Jetro Willems could return to Newcastle United next month after his agent Sigi Lens admitted the left-back is open re-joining. (hr-Sport via Sport Witness)

Arsenal and Tottenham are considering a January move for AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie, who is valued around £45m. (Calciomercato via TalkSPORT)

The representatives of Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard are exploring loan options ahead of January, with Real Sociedad one of the clubs they have held talks with. (Sky Sports)

Sampdoria defender Omar Colley is being targeted by Fenerbahce but could face competition from Sheffield United and Fulham. (Ekrem Konur)

Celtic may terminate Shane Duffy’s loan spell in January following his lack of game time at Parkhead, according to former England goalkeeper Robinson. (Football Insider)

Nottingham Forest defender Joe Worrall is back on Burnley’s radar ahead of the January transfer window. (The Sun via HITC)

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic is fighting to save his job and could be sacked if the Baggies lose to Newcastle United on Saturday. (The Athletic)