Football transfers and rumours for winter 2023-2024 season

So far the 2023-24 season summer transfer window has been regarded as one of the best pieces of business for a lot of teams with high-valuation transfers happening in the market. The strategy of building up a young team has made elites spend quite big amounts in order to make sure the team is built for the future. 

Jude Bellingham and Declan Rice had cost more than 100 million euros for both Real Madrid and Arsenal respectively, whereas small teams invested in a lot of players for small bucks and teams like Bournemouth, Union Berlin, AC Milan and teams from Turkey invested money smartly to increase squad depth rather than buying high profile marquee signings.

Romelu Lukaku with his new celebration (Eurosport)

Transfer Rumours for winter window 

  • Victor Osimhen had a rift with his current employers and due to that the contract extension talks have stalled with Chelsea and Arsenal lurking for his signature. A player of his quality might cost more than 100 million euros with his contract expected in 2025.


  • Rumoured news is that for the next season, Jose Mourinho might return to the Santiago Bernabeu for a second stint in charge, as Don Carlo is linked with Brazil's national team job.


  • Jason Sancho has completely fallen out with not just manager Eric Ten Hag but the Manchester United board as well. He is been linked with a permanent move out of the Red Devils and many teams are viewing for his signature. Borussia Dortmund was leading for his signature but have cold their interest since they don’t have the funds to sign him permanently. A loan would do fair for them.
  • We can possibly see a reunion of former Barcelona colleagues Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi at Inter Miami after it was revealed that the current Gremio forward is a target for coach Gerard Martino.
  • It’s been reported that Arsenal are in for a proven striker now after giving enough chances to Gabriel Jesus and Eddie Nketiah. Their search for a poacher has brought currently suspended Brentford striker Ivan Toney to their list with Brentford asking for 80 million euros for his signature.


  • Kalvin Phillips in an interview stated he might move on in winter in search of more minutes to be in the best shape and form for the upcoming Euros, Tottenham, Bayern Munich and Arsenal are currently linked with him.
  • Manchester United are a bit short in their left-back position with England international Luke Shaw and deputy Tyrell Malacia out with long-term injuries. Inter Milan defender Federico Dimarco is the go-to player for them with PSG also in the running for his services. Inter Will ask for around 50 million for his signature in the winter transfer window.


  • Mo Salah has undoubtedly been one of the best signings under Jurgen Klopp but now into his 30s, a replacement must be found in order to replace him in the best way possible. Leroy Sane has been rumoured to be on top of the list for the German Tactician but he won’t come cheap.
Leroy Sane after scoring a goal for Bayern Munich(Bavarian Football Works)
  • Jude Bellingham has started his life in the best way possible. Breaking a long-standing record made by Cristiano Ronaldo he has been justifying the price tag associated with him. His brother Jobe has been no less with some sublime performances for Sunderland which has caught the eye of Real Madrid who are seeking his signature.


  • After performing well for Barcelona both on-loan players Joao Felix and Joao Cancelo might sign permanently for their current club after Joan Laporta confessed delight for them and told Devi will be working on their permanent signatures.


  • Galatasaray have been exceptional in building up their team since 2 transfer windows. They recently defeated Manchester United with Mauro Icardi on the double. With Youri Tielemans unsettled at Villa Park, The Turkish giants might make a move for him in the winter.
  • Eric Dier is surplus to requirement at Tottenham Hotspur under new manager Ange Postecoglou. To make use of this situation AS Roma is viewing for his signature in January.


  • Emile Smith Rowe was a hit 2 seasons back being the leading scorer for Arsenal in that season. This season he hasn’t been able to be at the best of his form with him not capitalizing on the chances given as a substitute. Newcastle are eyeing an ambitious swoop for his signature in winter after Sandro Tonali’s punishment for falling under the betting scandal.


  • Romelu Lukaku has been an instant hit at AS Roma. With his goal-scoring spree not stopping for the club and country and Fabrizio Romano revealing his 37 million euros demand by Chelsea, teams will be racing for his signature and could be a surprise inclusion in a Premier League team.
  • World Cup winner Julian Alvarez has altogether developed into a utility player for Manchester City, with Pep Guardiola utilizing him in the attacking midfield position due to a long-term injury to Star Keven De Bruyne. With his exceptional set-piece ability and vision both El Classico giants Real Madrid and Barcelona are rumoured to be interested in his signature.


  • Joao Palhinha’s move from Fulham to Bayern Munich collapsed at the very end of the summer. The Bavarian giants will return for his signature in the winter window with a 60 million euro offer being prepared.

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