Transfer News – Alexis Sanchez shocker, Chelsea’s £35million swoop, Liverpool’s major January plans and Man United done deal


Alexis Sanchez still unsure over new deal

Arsenal legend Robert Pires has claimed that he held a private chat with Alexis Sanchez earlier this month and according to Pires, Sanchez is still uncertain of signing the new deal.

Pires claimed: “I spoke with Alexis last week and asked about his renewal,” Pires told Chilean newspaper La Tercera.

“He told me he did not know, that he only cared about playing. It is not subject for Alexis. He does not know what is going to happen, just wants to play and enjoy.”

Chelsea closing on Semedo

Chelsea are getting closer to signing Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo, according to Daily Mirror.

Manager Antonio Conte is keen to bring an upgrade to Victor Moses for the right wing back position and is prepared to go head to head against Manchester United to sign Semedo.

Benfica are prepared to sell their best players in January to fight their cash crisis.

Liverpool linked with William Carvalho

Liverpool are quietly working towards a deal to sign FC Porto’s William Carvalho, according to reports from A Bola.

Manager Jurgen Klopp feels midfield is still an area which needs improvement for The Reds and is prepared to sign Carvalho, who is valued around £25million.

Sean Gross on his way out of the club

Manchester United are set to compelete their third permanent transfer of the January window by selling Sean Moss to QPR.

The Sun say Moss is set to drop down to Championship outfit QPR for £500,000.