Transfer Rumours 13/01: Newcastle target Smalling and Fellaini, Arsenal contact Arthur

Newcastle are reportedly interested in Chris Smalling
Newcastle are reportedly interested in Chris Smalling / Giuseppe Bellini/GettyImages

The January transfer window is here and rumours continue to grow as clubs monitor their mid-season and the upcoming summer window's targets.

Some big names could be on the move in the coming few months, and we're here to keep you posted on the latest transfer rumours.

With that, here are the top transfer rumours of the day.

Newcastle target Smalling and Fellaini

Newcastle are reportedly interested in former Manchester United duo Chris Smalling and Marouane Fellaini, according to reports.

According to DHnet, several sides have expressed interest in Fellaini, while Tuttomercato claim Smalling, who is currently playing for Jose Mourinho at Roma, could be lured back to the Premier League this month.

Arsenal contact Arthur

Arsenal have reportedly made contact with Juventus over a loan move for midfielder Arthur Melo, according to Goal.

The Gunners are keen to bolster their midfield, especially with Thomas Partey and Mohamed ElNeny away on international duty and Granit Xhaka testing positive for Covid-19. Mikel Arteta's side have also expressed an interest in Leicester City’s Youri Tielemans.

Umtiti wants January loan

Samuel Umtiti reportedly wants to leave Barcelona on loan this month, according to RMC Sport.

The defender signed a new contract with the LaLiga giants but is hoping to leave until the end of the season as he looks for regular first-team action.