Transfer Latest: Arsenal And Juventus With A Swap Deal, Manchester United Outcast Lands In Portugal

Transfer stories:

Arsenal and Juventus involved in a swap deal including Chamakh and Sagna going the other way and Matri heading to the Emirates. Arsenal are again being linked with Juventus striker Alessandro Matri and the Italian giants are interested in a swap deal in an effort to lure Arsenal to sell their influential right back Sagna, who has just over a year left in his contract and is yet to extend it. 

Matri struck twice against Cagliari last week and Tuttosport says Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is keen on the experienced striker. Along with Sagna, the transfer could aslo see Westham target Chamakh leave emirates.

Man Utd striker Bebe joins Rio Ave on loan:

Bebe joins Portuguese side Rio Ave on loan

Portuguese club, Rio Ave have announced Manchester United striker Bebe has joined them on loan. Bebe never really expressed himself at Old Trafford from his surprise move from Vitoria Guimares back in 2010 for a fee of £7.4m but the striker have struggled to make an impact at Old Trafford and joined Turkish side Besiktas on a season-long loan in June 2011 where he suffered a long term injury.

The 22 year old insists he is now fully fit, telling www.rioave-fc.pt:

“I’m ready to play and pleased to wear the Rio Ave shirt. I’ll give it everything while I’m here and try to help the team to continue occupying the places that they have been in the table. 

He added: “Obviously something went wrong in the last phase of my career, I had a serious injury which thankfully I have fully recovered well from. I’m fine physically, I was always training and playing. It’s good to come here and I want to show what I can do.”

Transfer round up around the web:

Neymar says he will remain with Santos despite speculation linking the 20-year-old Brazilian striker with a move to Europe, with Manchester City, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Barcelona said to be keen to sign him. (Sky Sports)

Napoli have turned down an offer of £45m for Uruguayan striker Edison Cavani who has been linked with Chelsea, Manchester city, Liverpool and Arsenal. (The Times)

Liverpool could be set to bid for Wigan striker Franco Di Santo, 23, in the January transfer window. Reds manager Brendan Rodgers worked with the Argentine at Chelsea. (Daily Mirror)

Newcastle striker Demba Ba, 27, has admitted he would like to play for boyhood idols Paris St-Germain. The Senegalese player is being tracked by Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and QPR. (Metro)

Sniejder reps deny agreeing personal terms with Tottenham

 

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