Football transfer rumours: Man Utd & Man City battle for Mitoma; Chelsea eye Morata return

  • Plus Barcelona & Real Madrid's interest in Leroy Sane
  • The La Liga centre-back on the shortlist of Europe's elite
  • Mohamed Salah, Dusan Vlahovic, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg & more

Mitoma & Morata lead the gossip
Mitoma & Morata lead the gossip / James Gill | Ion Alcoba/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

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

Manchester United and Manchester City are preparing to go head-to-head for the signature of Brighton & Hove Albion winger Kaoru Mitoma in January. (Fichajes)

Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Maria Gimenez is also set to be the subject of a transfer battle. Arsenal and Man Utd both want to bring the defender to England, while La Liga rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid are keen too. (Fichajes)

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg wants to leave Tottenham Hotspur amid fears he will not play enough minutes under Ange Postecoglou, with Juventus keen to strike a deal for the Denmark international. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Thiago Alcantara are among the top targets for the Saudi Pro League next summer. (Fichajes)

Coming in the entrance at Liverpool could be Atlanta United star Thiago Almada, who is also on the radar of Man Utd. (Fichajes)

Bayern Munich winger Leroy Sane could leave the club next summer and both Barcelona and Real Madrid are considering making offers for the Germany international. (Bild)

Leroy Sane
Sane could leave Bayern / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

Chelsea are prepared to try and re-sign Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata if they fail to convince Juventus to part ways with Dusan Vlahovic. (CalciomercatoTV)

Also on Chelsea's wish list is New York Red Bulls winger Julian Hall. The 15-year-old, the second-youngest MLS player ever, is also interesting Man City, Man Utd, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. (Standard)

Arsenal have expressed an interest in signing 19-year-old Fiorentina right-back Michael Kayode. (Corriere dello Sport)

Tottenham continue to look at options to reinforce in attack and are among the sides to have scouted Stuttgart striker Serhou Guirassy this season. (TEAMtalk)

Barcelona are on the verge of making a big move to sign 19-year-old Sao Paulo defender Lucas Beraldo but there is set to be a bidding war featuring the likes of Bayern Munich, Juventus, Man City, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. (Alexsander Vieira)