Football transfer rumours: Man Utd & Chelsea make Ferguson bids; Arsenal lead Simons race

  • Chelsea's huge asking price for striker Armando Broja
  • The AFCON star impressing Liverpool scouts
  • Plus updates on Alphonso Davies, Jean-Clair Todibo, Goncalo Ramos, Kalvin Phillips & more

Ferguson & Simons headline the gossip
Ferguson & Simons headline the gossip / Sebastian Frej/MB Media | Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

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

Manchester United and Chelsea have both made offers to sign Brighton & Hove Albion striker Evan Ferguson on loan this month. The Seagulls will only consider a permanent sale, however. (FootballTransfers)

Real Madrid could offer Bayern Munich the chance to sign left-back Ferland Mendy as part of their bid to finally recruit Canada international Alphonso Davies. (Cadena SER)

Scouts from Liverpool will watch Sporting CP centre-back Ousmane Diomande in action at the Africa Cup of Nations. (Liverpool ECHO)

Bayern Munich are hopeful of beating Man Utd to the signing of Nice centre-back Jean-Clair Todibo, while Lens defender Kevin Danso is also on the radar. (FootballTransfers)

Chelsea are prepared to sell striker Armando Broja permanently this month regardless of whether they can find a replacement. Fulham, West Ham and Wolves are all keen on the Albania international. (Athletic)

The Blues will demand £50m to part ways with Broja. (Telegraph)

Armando Broja
Broja could leave Chelsea / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

Arsenal are the leading contenders to sign Paris Saint-Germain's Dutch midfielder Xavi Simons this summer once his loan with RB Leipzig comes to an end. (SportBILD)

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have joined the race for Manchester City midfielder Kalvin Phillips, whose future at the Etihad is expected to be decided imminently. (Telegraph)

Goncalo Ramos has failed to convince those in charge at PSG since his €65m move from Benfica in the summer and could be sold in January. (L'Equipe)

Should Tottenham decide to part ways with midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Napoli would be keen to get a deal done. (Telegraph)

Fulham have reignited their pursuit of Fluminense midfielder Andre, having walked away from negotiations earlier this month. (Jacque Talbot)