Transfer gossip: Sun say Chelsea want Icardi

first_imgSome of the recent transfer speculation involving Chelsea….Embed from Getty ImagesInter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti is keen to keep Mauro Icardi, reports The Sun, which reckons Chelsea are lining up a £100m bid for the forward.AdChoices广告The Sun claim Argentina international Icardi is among Chelsea’s top targets ahead of the January transfer window. But Spalletti is quoted as saying: “Who does not want Icardi?“ I love him at Inter and when I talk to him I can sense that the city, his team-mates, the club, the fans are all things to which he is strongly attached.“I am convinced he can stay at Inter forever.”Icardi has been linked with Chelsea during successive transfer windows but no approach has been made by the Blues. Blues eyeing Malcolm, Star sayEmbed from Getty ImagesThe Daily Star claim Chelsea are among clubs interested in Bordeaux forward Malcolm.It follows recent French media reports that Manchester United are keen on the 20-year-old Brazilian.The Star claim United are leading a race to sign him and that there is also interest from Chelsea and Arsenal.Courtois speculationEmbed from Getty ImagesComments by Thibaut Courtois have led to more speculation linking the Chelsea goalkeeper with Real Madrid.Courtois was asked at a news conference ahead of the Champions League game against Qarabag about the possibility of him signing a new contract.He said: “We have so many games at the moment, and I prefer to focus on the team’s games, my own performances.“The thing for me, the most important thing, is to perform well for myself and the team.“There will be time enough towards the end of the season to have talks.”It prompted the Daily Mirror to declare that Courtois has “put Real Madrid on alert by shelving contract negotiations.” Chelsea among clubs linked with GoretzkaEmbed from Getty ImagesChelsea have again been linked with Germany midfielder Leon Goretzka.It is claimed that the Blues are among Premier League clubs interested in the 22-year-old, whose Schalke contract expires at the end of the season.The Daily Mirror say Manchester City have entered a race to sign Goretzka on a Bosman free transfer and that Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool are also interested.Bernard also linkedEmbed from Getty ImagesChelsea have also been linked with Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazil winger Bernard.Brazilian outlet UOL Sport claim the Blues are among Premier League clubs interested in the 25-year-old.Liverpool and Arsenal are also said to be tracking Bernard, whose contract expires at the end of the season. Don Balon claim Asensio could join BluesEmbed from Getty ImagesReal Madrid’s Marco Asensio is the latest player to be linked with Chelsea.The Express have picked up on Spanish outlet Don Balon claiming that the 21-year-old Spain international is ready to join Chelsea if he is not given more game time at the Bernabeu.There has been speculation in the Spanish media in recent weeks about forward Asensio’s future.He is among a host of players Don Balon have touted for a potential move to the Premier League.center_img Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img