Transfer Rumours and Paper Review – Friday, December 26

first_imgHere are the latest transfer rumours from the Boxing Day papers…Midfielder Frank Lampard, 36, is set to give Manchester City a New Year boost by extending his loan spell at the club and delay his arrival at Major League Soccer side New York City FC until at least mid-February. (Daily Mirror)Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is keen to sign Celtic’s 6ft 4in Dutch centre-half Virgil van Dijk, but the Scottish club are believed to want more than £10m for the Gunners to secure his services. (The Sun)Liverpool face competition from Arsenal in their bid to sign Manchester City midfielder James Milner, 28, on a free transfer in the summer, though the Blues are confident the England international will remain with them. (Daily Express) Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert insists England midfielder Fabian Delph, 25, Dutch World Cup star Ron Vlaar, 29, and £20m-rated striker Christian Benteke, 24, are going nowhere in the January transfer window. (Daily Star)last_img read more