Sheffield United man set to leave 'in the coming days' as Everton show interest in ex-Stoke City star

We’re into day 12 of the January transfer window as speculation surrounding Sheffield United and their Premier League rivals ramps up.

Tuesday, 12th January 2021, 7:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th January 2021, 7:47 am
Latest Premier League news and gossip from around the web. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Latest Premier League news and gossip from around the web. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

The wait for a transfer breakthrough this month for Chris Wilder, who has spoken of his desire to strengthen his squad, goes on.

And mostly, the recent rumours have been about potential exits at Bramall Lane, though there’s no need to panic just yet.

Wilder and co still have until 11pm on Monday, February 1 to finalise their business and boost their chances of retaining their top-flight status.

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In the mix of all the speculation, the Blades face Newcastle United in a huge game this evening as they look to achieve their first league win of the season at the 18th attempt.

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

Sheffield United have turned down a bid from AC Milan for young midfielder Ismaila Coulibaly. (Het Laatste Nieuws)

Stoke City are set to beat West Brom to the signing of Blades left-back Rhys Norrington-Davies, with a deal set to be finalised in the coming days. (Football Insider)

Leeds United are credited with interest in Fiorentina forward Christian Kouame, who almost joined Crystal Palace last year. (La Nazione via Sport Witness)

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds are also being linked with Norwegian left-back Fredrik Andre Bjorkan along with Newcastle and Norwich. (La Repubblica vis Sport Witness)

Newcastle United are readying an offer to sign Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy, though Celtic, Burnley, Sheffield United and West Brom are also keen. (90min)

Brighton & Hove Albion have agreed a deal with Independiente del Valle’s Ecuadorian star Moises Caicedo, while Newcastle saw an offer rejected. (TalkSPORT)

Caicedo,19, will sign for a transfer worth €5.5million (£4.95m) and likely join Union Saint-Gilloise on loan. (Duncan Castles - Transfer Window Podcast)

Arsenal are exploring the possibility of signing Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma, though will likely wait until the summer. (Football.London)

Steven N'Zonzi could have his loan spell at Rennes cut short as Arsenal and Everton show interest in the Roma midfielder. (FootMercato)

Burnley are plotting a January move for Everton defender Jonjoe Kenny as Sean Dyche attempts to sign a right-back this month. (Football Insider)