Thursday’s gossip: Kimmich, Martial, Greenwood, Valdimarsson, Godfrey, Onana


Liverpool have joined Manchester City in the race to sign Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich, 28, from Bayern Munich. (Bild – in German)

Manchester United are not expecting to sign a replacement for 28-year-old French forward Anthony Martial, who is set to be ruled out for 10 weeks after groin surgery. (Mail)

Martial’s injury has scuppered Manchester United’s plans to sell him during the January transfer window. (Times – subscription required)

Manchester United are planning to recoup £100m in the sale of players this summer, starting with 22-year-old English forward Mason Greenwood, who is on loan at Getafe. (i Sport)

Bayern Munich have ended their pursuit of 33-year-old Newcastle United and England right-back Kieran Trippier. (ESPN)

Newcastle midfielder Miguel Almiron is a target for Saudi Arabian club Al-Shabab but the 29-year-old Paraguay international has told the Magpies he does not want to leave. (Mail)

Chelsea are considering a move for Aston Villa’s 20-year-old Colombia striker Jhon Duran, who has also been linked with West Ham. (Telegraph – subscription required)

Chelsea have set an asking price of £38m for 30-year-old Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, who is on loan at Italian club Roma.(Calciomercato – in Italian) seowebsite seowebsite seowebsite

Brentford have agreed a £2.6m fee with Swedish club Elfsborg for 22-year-old Iceland goalkeeper Hakon Valdimarsson. (Athletic – subscription required)

Serie A club Genoa are interested in Everton‘s 26-year-old English defender Ben Godfrey. (Fabrizio Romano)

Everton are also open to selling £60m-rated midfielder Amadou Onana, 22, this month, with Newcastle interested. (Football Transfers)

Luton Town are interested in Coventry City‘s 25-year-old English midfielder Ben Sheaf. (Teamtalk)

Fulham have withdrawn from negotiations with Krasnodar for Colombian striker Jhon Cordoba, 30, over concerns about dealing with a Russian club. (Football Transfers)

Newcastle’s Slovakian goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, 35, is considering his future at the club this summer. (i Sport)

Arsenal are chasing a deal for 20-year-old Paris-St Germain and Netherlands attacking midfielder Xavi Simons, who is on loan with RB Leipzig, as back-up to a move for Wolves’ Portuguese forward Pedro Neto, 23. (Football Transfers)

Coventry City‘s English attacking midfielder Callum O’Hare, 25, is out of contract in the summer and being monitored by Southampton, Burnley and Leicester City. (Mail)

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