Tuesday’s gossip column

Tottenham could bring in 22-year-old Brazilian defender Eder Militao – wanted by Roma, AC Milan and Inter – on loan from Real Madrid with an option of a permanent move. (Corriere dello Sport – in Italian)external-link

There may also be movement the other way for Spurs, with Valencia interested in signing 24-year-old England midfielder Harry Winks on loan. (Football London)external-link

Brighton are confident they have beaten Newcastle United to the signing of Ecuadorian midfielder Moises Caicedo from Independiente del Valle. (Talksport)external-link

Chelsea and Manchester United were among a host of Premier League sides interested in 19-year-old Caicedo, who is likely to be loaned out by the Seagulls. (Mail)external-link

Arsenal are interested in signing Brighton’s 24-year-old Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma, though a move is more likely in the summer. (Football London)external-link

World Cup-winning France midfielder Steven N’Zonzi could have his loan stay with Rennes cut short, with Arsenal and Everton linked with the 32-year-old Roma man. (Foot Mercato – in French)external-link

Lyon’s French striker Moussa Dembele is closing in on a move to Atletico Madrid after previously turning down the chance of a move to West Ham. (Telefoot via Sky Sports)external-link

Dembele, 24, will initially join the La Liga side on loan, with an option to buy for £29.6m. (Goal)external-link

Arsenal are no longer chasing the signature of Norwich midfielder Emi Buendia after the Championship club reportedly put a £40m price tag on the 24-year-old Argentine. (Express)external-link

Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is set for a permanent move away from Stamford Bridge as the 26-year-old Frenchman continues to impress on loan at Napoli. (Star)external-link

Dutch defender Jetro Willems appears to have teased a return to Newcastle United from Eintracht Frankfurt, it comes after the 26-year-old had been strongly linked with another spell on Tyneside. (Chronicle)external-link

Leeds United have been linked with Sampdoria’s in-demand 22-year-old Norwegian defender Fredrik Andre Bjorkan. (La Repubblica via Yorkshire Evening Post)external-link

Burnley are set to make a move for Everton’s 23-year-old Jonjoe Kenny, having previously missed out on bringing the former England Under-21s defender to Turf Moor. (Football Insider)external-link

Juventus are in talks with Sassuolo about a move for 22-year-old Italian striker Gianluca Scamacca, who is currently out on loan at Serie A rivals Genoa. (Goal)external-link

RB Leipzig’s France international Dayot Upamecano, 22, is wanted by Bayern Munich, with the Bundesliga side now joining Chelsea and Manchester United in their pursuit of the defender. (Marca)external-link

Stoke City look to have won the race to sign Charlton Athletic midfielder Alfie Doughty, 21, ahead of rivals Bournemouth and Queens Park Rangers. (Mail)external-link

Premier League sides Everton, Leicester and Wolves have registered their interest in Middlesbrough’s England youth international winger Marcus Tavernier, 21. (Teamtalk)external-link

Tuesday's Telegraph
Tuesday’s Telegraph

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