Football transfer rumours: Real Madrid consider Vinicius exit if Mbappe signs; Man Utd reject Benzema

90min rounds up the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip circulating around the world…

Real Madrid may part ways with Vinicius Junior if they complete the blockbuster signing of Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain. (SPORT)

Mbappe wants to join Real Madrid but his contract demands could prove problematic. The Frenchman wants an annual salary of €70m, but Madrid are only prepared to offer €35m. A €125m signing-on bonus has also been demanded. (Bild)

Arsenal want to sign Wolves winger Pedro Neto but have identified PSG‘s Xavi Simons, who is currently on loan with RB Leipzig, as a possible alternative. (Football Transfers)

Aston Villa striker Jhon Duran could be the subject of a surprise move from Chelsea before the January transfer deadline. (Telegraph)

Liverpool, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are all keen on signing Bayern Munich midfielder Joshua Kimmich. (Bild)

Tottenham Hotspur winger Bryan Gil has received offers from several unnamed Premier League clubs and is currently evaluating his options after starting just two games under Ange Postecoglou. (Corriere dello Sport)

Liverpool have made Crystal Palace centre-back Marc Guehi their top target to replace Joel Matip at the end of the season. (The Mirror)

Chelsea want £38m if they are to sell Romelu Lukaku on a permanent basis. The 30-year-old is currently on loan at AS Roma. (Calciomercato)

Paris Saint-Germain are putting the finishing touches on their move for Corinthians teenager Gabriel Moscardo. (Fabrizio Romano)

Financial Fair Play concerns will see Newcastle United try to cash in on the £100m release clause in Bruno Guimaraes‘ contract. Barcelona, Real Madrid and PSG are all keeping a close eye on the situation. (Football Insider)


Manchester United have rejected the chance to sign Karim Benzema from Saudi side Al Ittihad amid concerns over the “exorbitant” sums of money required to get a deal done. (The Sun)

Arsenal could make a move to sign Southampton full-back Kyle Walker-Peters before the end of the month amid concerns over the depth in Mikel Arteta’s squad. (TEAMtalk)

Everton are open to selling midfielder Amadou Onana for £60m this month. Newcastle are interested and Arsenal have also been linked. (Football Transfers)

Chelsea will compete with West Ham United for the signing of emerging Bayer Leverkusen striker Victor Boniface. (Football Insider)

Newcastle are interested in signing Al Ittihad winger Jota, but could face competition from Everton and Brighton. (HITC)

Crystal Palace have seen an £18.5m offer for Blackburn Rovers midfielder Adam Wharton turned down. (The Athletic)


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