Transfer Rumours 20/01: Pogba reveals future plans, Chelsea interested in Gavi

Paul Pogba has reportedly told Manchester United's hierarchy of his desire to join Real Madrid
Paul Pogba has reportedly told Manchester United's hierarchy of his desire to join Real Madrid / Naomi Baker/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.

Pogba reveals future plans

Paul Pogba has reportedly informed Manchester United's top brass of his desire to join Real Madrid in the summer.

The 28-year-old has been long linked with a move to Real Madrid, and according to the Daily Star, has informed United's hierarchy he wants to join the LaLiga giants this summer. The report adds that the midfielder held talks with the club several weeks ago, informed them of his decision to leave, and United are now willing to let him depart on a free transfer.

Chelsea interested in Gavi

Chelsea are reportedly interested in Barcelona wonderkid, Gavi, according to El Nacional.

The report claims that Gavi's current contract would allow the Blues to sign the 17-year-old for €50m. However, Barca have reportedly opened talks with the player over a possible contract renewal which could see his release clause increase significantly.

Arsenal step up Arthur transfer pursuit

Arsenal have reportedly stepped up their pursuit to sign Arthur Melo from Juventus, according to Goal.

The report claims that Mikel Arteta's side are keen to finalise a deal for the 25-year-old as soon as possible, and technical director, Edu, has already held talks with the midfielder's agent on Wednesday. Arsenal want to bring in Arthur on loan for the remainder of the season following the departure of Ainsley Maitland-Niles to Roma.