Sports Transfer Market Live Update: Wednesday, 11th January 2016


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Trades are still ongoing in the January transfer market as players are making switches while many are on the verges of switching allegiancies.

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Below are the top transfer stories for today:

- Bournemouth are considering a loan move for out-of-favour Chelsea captain John Terry, 36. (Daily Telegraph)

- Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce is considering selling striker Christian Benteke, 26. Allardyce is reluctant to part with the club-record £30m summer signing but wants to raise funds to strengthen his squad. (Daily Mirror)

- Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants versatile West Ham player Michail Antonio, 26, as well as Swansea striker Fernando Llorente, 31. (Daily Mail)

- The Blues also want Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer, 27. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Daily Express)

- Arsenal are becoming increasingly concerned midfielder Mesut Ozil and forward Alexis Sanchez, both 28, will not sign new deals and will leave in the summer. (Daily Star)

- Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho favours a move to Southampton to link up with fellow Frenchman Claude Puel. The 26-year-old also interests Swansea City. (Times - subscription required)

- Saints have made an approach for Porto midfielder Sergio Oliveira. The 24-year-old has fallen out with boss Nuno Espirito Santo and will cost about £4m. (Sun)

- West Ham have had a £12.5m bid for Scott Hogan rejected as Brentford want £15m for the 24-year-old striker. (Daily Mail)

- Leicester City winger Jeffrey Schlupp will be allowed to leave for £12m, and Crystal Palace, West Brom and Aston Villa all want the 24-year-old. (Guardian)

- Paris St-Germain will allow forward Jese Rodriguez, 23, and defensive midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, 26, to leave. The duo are valued at £55m and news of their availability has alerted Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and West Ham. (Sun)

- Fiorentina are keen to sign West Ham striker Simone Zaza, 25, as a potential replacement for 29-year-old Nikola Kalinic, who is close to a £42m move to Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian. (London Evening Standard)

- Lyon have opened talks with Manchester United over winger Memphis Depay, 22, with the move orchestrated by the club's hierarchy rather than manager Bruno Genesio. (Foot Mercato, via Metro)

- Liverpool are monitoring Bayer Leverkusen winger Julian Brandt, with manager Jurgen Klopp considering a summer move for the 20-year-old Germany international. (Daily Mirror)

- Klopp has been given £40m to invest in his squad in January, with Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23, and Inter Milan forward Gabriel Barbosa, 20, potential targets. (Sport Bild, via Daily Star)

- Borussia Dortmund are in talks with Arsenal over a deal for 19-year-old Germany-born midfielder Gedion Zelalem. (Guardian)

- The Gunners, meanwhile, are keen to sign 23-year-old Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac. (Tuttomercatoweb - in Italian)

- Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, 30, has admitted his situation at the club "is not great", increasing speculation he may leave in January. (Daily Express)

- Gabriel Jesus's £27m move to Manchester City is yet to be signed off because the final paperwork is not in place for the 19-year-old forward. (Guardian)

- Newcastle United have been told they will not be able to take 20-year-old Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek on loan. (Shields Gazette)