Sheffield United transfer news: Jesse Lingard to Blades and West Brom latest as relegation rivals eye £12m swap deal
Sheffield United have just seven days left if they are to strengthen before the winter transfer window closes
Although Sheffield United remain bottom of the Premier League, Chris Wilder was able to reflect on a job well done’ after watching his side beat Plymouth Argyle to reach the FA Cup fifth round.
Despite bemoaning the careless five minutes which allowed Ryan Lowe’s side back into the game during the closing stages, the United manager expressed satisfaction with his players’ attitude and overall approach.
But what about transfer talk?
As ever, we’re sharing all of the latest Premier League transfer news, rumours and gossip from around the web – simply scroll down to take a look:
West Ham United will try to sign Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard, 23, this month. However, the French forward would prefer to move to an established top-six side in the Premier League. (Daily Star on Sunday)
Manchester United will make a decision on Jesse Lingard's future after their FA Cup tie with Liverpool. Newcastle United, Sheffield United and West Brom keen to take the 28-year-old on loan. (Mail on Sunday)
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce wants to add Bournemouth coach and boyhood Magpies supporter Graeme Jones to his coaching team. (The Sun)
Leeds are interested in signing Marseille left-back Jordan Amavi, Indeed, reports suggest that a move to Elland Road is an 'attractive challenge' for the player, who is also a target for Aston Villa. The 26-year-old reportedly ‘wants’ to play with Bielsa. (Foot01 & The Telegraph)
It is understood that the Whites will not allow Tyler Roberts to leave Elland Road this month, with Bielsa is keen to hang onto the 22-year-old, despite interest from a number of Championship clubs. (The Athletic)
James Tarkowski wants to leave Burnley, amid reported interest from West Ham United. The England defender is out of contract at Burnley in the summer of 2022, and the report has suggested he wants to test himself at a higher level. (The Athletic)
Burnley are set to rival Arsenal in a bid to sign Stoke City defender Nathan Collins. It has been claimed that Sean Dyche sees Collins as the long-term replacement for James Tarkowski. (The Sun)
Preston North End are looking to sign Burnley's former Sunderland loanee defender Jimmy Dunne on loan for the rest of the season. (The Sun)
Moises Caicedo has said his farewells in Ecuador. The midfielder posted a picture of what appears to be family and friends waving him off as he prepares to sign for Brighton & Hove Albion. (Instagram)
Burnley have made contact with Ahmed Musa’s representatives despite the forward being in discussions with West Brom. (SportsRation)
Newcastle United and AFC Bournemouth could soon be entering a swap deal involving Matt Ritchie. Bournemouth have a ‘long-term desire’ to bring Richie back to the south coast club, who he left in 2016 for the Magpies in a £12m deal. Philip Billing could head to St James’s Park in the opposite direction. (Alan Nixon – Personal Twitter Account)