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Tuesday's Premier League transfer talk news roundup: Olivier Giroud, Erling Braut Haaland, Eric Garcia

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for the Premier League on Tuesday, January 19.

Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest transfer news in the Premier League on Tuesday, January 19.

Tuesday morning's Premier League transfer talk news roundup:


Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud 'offered to Real Madrid'

Olivier Giroud warms up for Chelsea on December 12, 2020© Reuters

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has reportedly been offered to La Liga giants Real Madrid in the January transfer window.

Giroud has been linked with several clubs in recent times after failing to nail down a regular starting spot in Frank Lampard's side.

According to Defensa Central, Giroud is keen to leave Stamford Bridge when his contract expires at the end of this season and his agent is working behind the scenes to find his client a new club, with Real Madrid one club he has enquired to.

Real Madrid are unlikely to pursue a deal for the 34-year-old as they are not looking to sign a striker this month, even after allowing Luka Jovic to return to Eintracht Frankfurt earlier in the window.

Los Blancos would prefer to wait until the summer and target a younger talent such as Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe or Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland.

Giroud, who joined the Blues from rivals Arsenal in January 2018, has scored nine times in 17 appearances in all competitions this campaign.



Chelsea weighing up move for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland?

Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland surveys the scene on January 9, 2021© Reuters

Chelsea are reportedly considering a club-record move for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland at the end of the season.

The Blues spent more than £120m on new recruits in 2020, a large amount of that going on Timo Werner to lead their line.

However, the Germany international has struggled in his first season at Stamford Bridge, scoring nine goals in 27 appearances in all competitions.

According to The Athletic, Chelsea may bring in a new striker ahead of 2021-22, with prolific Dortmund marksman Haaland top of their wishlist.

The 20-year-old is arguably the most sought-after youngster in world football after scoring 35 goals in 35 appearances for BVB since joining a year ago.

Chelsea will face competition from a number of other clubs, though, as Real Madrid, Barcelona and domestic rivals Manchester United are all said to be interested.

The West London outfit's current record transfer is Kai Havertz, who could cost up to £72m with add-ons included.


More transfer news from Premier League:

Barcelona candidates 'reject chance to sign Eric Garcia'
A number of Barcelona presidential candidates allegedly reject the chance to sign Manchester City defender Eric Garcia in January. Read more.

Sheffield United 'confident of signing Manchester United's Jesse Lingard'
Sheffield United reportedly remain confident of securing a loan deal for Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard. Read more.

Paolo Maldini 'confirms AC Milan close to signing Chelsea's Fikayo Tomori'
Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori is set to join AC Milan in the January transfer window, according to sporting director Paolo Maldini. Read more.

Inter Milan 'demanding loan fee from Tottenham Hotspur for Christian Eriksen'
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly unlikely to pursue a move for Christian Eriksen as Inter Milan are after a loan fee. Read more.

Emiliano Buendia 'would cost Arsenal up to £50m'
Arsenal are reportedly being told that they would have to pay a fee in the region of £40m to £50m if they wish to sign Norwich City midfielder Emiliano Buendia. Read more.

Mohamed Salah: 'I want to stay at Liverpool as long as possible'
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah vows to continue giving his all for the club while talks over a new contract continue. Read more.

Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater completes loan move to Kasimpasa
England midfielder Danny Drinkwater joined Chelsea from Leicester for £35million in 2017. Read more.

Paris Saint-Germain 'expect Dele Alli decision this week'
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly expecting a decision this week regarding their offer for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli. Read more.

West Ham United make £27m bid for Sevilla forward Youssef En-Nesyri?
West Ham United reportedly make a £27m bid for Sevilla forward Youssef En-Nesyri as they look to replace Sebastien Haller. Read more.

Dele Alli 'pushing for Tottenham Hotspur exit'
Midfielder Dele Alli is reportedly pushing to leave Tottenham Hotspur before the end of January after falling down the pecking order under Jose Mourinho. Read more.

Andre Villas-Boas confirms Premier League interest in Morgan Sanson
Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas confirms that a number of Premier League clubs are expressing an interest in midfielder Morgan Sanson. Read more.

Report: West Ham United weighing up move for Montpellier striker Gaetan Laborde
Montpellier striker Gaetan Laborde is a rumoured £16m target for West Ham United in the January transfer window. Read more.

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl optimistic over new Danny Ings deal
The England international's current contract expires in 2022. Read more.

Aston Villa 'interested in Marseille's Morgan Sanson'
Midfielder Morgan Sanson has been at Marseille since 2017. Read more.

Liverpool 'have no plans to offer Mohamed Salah new deal'
Liverpool reportedly have no immediate plans to offer a new contract to winger Mohamed Salah. Read more.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'reluctant to let Jesse Lingard leave Manchester United'
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly reluctant to part ways with Jesse Lingard during the January transfer window. Read more.

Paris Saint-Germain considering move for Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin?
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly contemplating whether to launch an approach for Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin. Read more.

Real Madrid 'win race for David Alaba'
Bayern Munich defender David Alaba reportedly agrees to join Real Madrid on a free transfer later in 2021. Read more.

Inter Milan 'beat Liverpool, Leeds United to Rodrigo De Paul'
Inter Milan reportedly move ahead of Liverpool and Leeds United in the race to sign Udinese midfielder Rodrigo De Paul. Read more.

Brighton defender Bernardo joins RB Salzburg on loan
The 25-year-old Brazilian made just two Premier League starts this season. Read more.

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