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Sunday's Chelsea transfer talk news roundup: Christian Eriksen, Mohamed Simakan, Dayot Upamecano

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Chelsea on Sunday, January 10.

The January transfer window is now open, with Chelsea continuing to be linked with a host of big names.

The Blues were the biggest spenders in the summer, splashing more than £200m, but they have been tipped to do yet more business in January as they look to bridge the gap to the leading pack in the Premier League.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest news on possible comings and goings from Stamford Bridge.

Sunday morning's Chelsea transfer talk news roundup:


Chelsea, Arsenal, Spurs 'to take advantage of Inter Milan fire sale'

Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte pictured on November 22, 2020© Reuters

Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly taking an interest in any potential transfer activity at Inter Milan.

The three Premier League sides are prioritising outgoings during January after making several big-money additions during 2020.

However, according to football.london, the London trio are monitoring the situation at San Siro with Inter said to be enduring financial issues.

Calciomercato claims that the Italian giants are under pressure to raise funds over the coming weeks in a bid to pay player wages and other bills.

Inter have also missed out on receiving further funds from their participation in the Champions League after finishing bottom of their group.

Christian Eriksen, Milan Skriniar and Ivan Perisic are among the players who could be allowed to leave before the end of the month.



Liverpool join Chelsea in Mohamed Simakan race?

Strasbourg defender Mohamed Simakan touches elbows with Monaco boss Niko Kovac in September 2020© Reuters

Liverpool are reportedly monitoring any developments regarding the future of Strasbourg defender Mohamed Simakan.

Despite having to deal with long-term injuries to Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez, manager Jurgen Klopp has hinted that he will opt against adding a new centre-back to his squad in January.

However, according to Telefoot, the Merseyside giants are contemplating whether to make a bid for in-demand youngster Simakan.

The 20-year-old has already established himself as a key man at Strasbourg, making a total of 18 starts in Ligue 1 during the current campaign.

Chelsea have been linked with a future approach for the prospect, while AC Milan and RB Leipzig are said to be showing the strongest interest.

Simakan has two-and-a-half years remaining on his Strasbourg contract.


More transfer news from Chelsea:

Chelsea 'want to sign Dayot Upamecano this summer'
Chelsea want to sign RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano during this summer's transfer window, according to a report. Read more.

Brighton & Hove Albion 'launch £4.5m offer for Moises Caicedo'
Brighton & Hove Albion reportedly launch a £4.5m bid for Independiente del Valle midfielder Moises Caicedo, who has been strongly linked with Manchester United. Read more.

Declan Rice 'not interested in Manchester United move'
West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice does not want to join Manchester United, according to a report. Read more.

Fikayo Tomori 'demands January exit from Chelsea'
Chelsea centre-back Fikayo Tomori demands to leave the Blues on loan, according to a report. Read more.

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