Our round-up of the day’s main switch tales
BALE WANTS REAL RETURN
Gareth Bale’s fairytale return to Tottenham hasn’t fairly gone to plan thus far, with the Welshman beginning simply as soon as within the Premier League. With that in thoughts, he’s already interested by subsequent season, and is planning to return to Actual Madrid for the ultimate 12 months of his contract. That’s based on Diario AS, who say that any comeback will depend on Zinedine Zidane’s future. If the under-pressure boss continues to be in cost subsequent season, then one other 12 months in North London is extra doubtless.
TORREIRA ARSENAL’S SAVIOUR?
Whereas Bale is considering returning to Madrid from a mortgage in North London, one participant is considering the other. Lucas Torreira has additionally did not develop into a daily first-team participant this season, having joined Atletico Madrid from Arsenal. In accordance with Marca, the Uruguayan needs to convey the momentary deal to an early finish, and with Mikel Arteta on the lookout for alternate options to Mohamed Elneny and Granit Xhaka in midfield, he might but have a future on the Emirates. There’s additionally curiosity in him from Italy.
ARSENAL’S TOP TARGET GOING ELSEWHERE
Talking of the Gunners’ midfield, they give the impression of being set to overlook out on their prime switch goal from final summer time, Houssem Aouar. RMCsport declare that Paris Saint-Germain are closing to agreeing a deal for the summer time of 2021 with the Lyon star, who made his France debut in October.
ERIKSEN NOT INTERESTED IN THE PREM
If that transfer goes via, Aouar might be part of Christian Eriksen within the French capital. The Daily Star say that the Internazionale flop has dominated out a return to the Premier League, feeling that that might characterize a “backwards step.” In consequence, PSG at the moment are favourites to finish his San Siro nightmare, with a January switch on the playing cards.