Thursday’s gossip: Phillips, Ederson, Ramos, Broja, Chalobah, Hojbjerg, Guimaraes, Benrahma

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Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are among at least six clubs interested in signing England midfielder Kalvin Phillips from Manchester City, with the 28-year-old’s future set to be decided next week. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

Newcastle United are scouring Europe for possible midfield reinforcements with a move for priority target Phillips entirely dependent on the player convincing Manchester City to lower their demands. (i news – subscription required)external-link

The Magpies sent their head of scouting to watch Atalanta midfielder Ederson in a 5-0 win against Frosinone but the Italian club have no interest in selling the 24-year-old Brazilian in January. (TuttoMercatoWeb – in Italian)external-link

Tottenham have not given up hope of signing 23-year-old England midfielder Conor Gallagher from Chelsea. (Football Insider)external-link

Chelsea are willing to let Albania forward Armando Broja, 22, leave on permanent deal if a suitable offer is received, with West Ham, Fulham and Wolves among the clubs who are interested. (Athletic – subscription required) external-link

Portugal striker Goncalo Ramos’ future at Paris St-Germain is in doubt and the French club could sell the 22-year-old in January if a suitable offer is made. (L’Equipe – in French)external-link

Fulham are in talks to sign Chelsea’s English centre-back Trevoh Chalobah, 24, on a six-month loan deal with the option to buy. (Florian Plettenberg for Sky Germany) external-link

Napoli would be interested in Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg if Tottenham decide to sell the 28-year-old in January. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

Arsenal are leading the race to sign 20-year-old Netherlands forward Xavi Simons, who is on loan at RB Leipzig from Paris St-Germain. (Sport Bild via Football Transfers) external-link

The Gunners have also been handed a boost in their January pursuit of Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, 26, following reports that Newcastle are searching for his replacement. (Football London) external-link

Aston Villa have enquired to Borussia Dortmund over the potential signing of 21-year-old United States midfielder Giovanni Reyna. (Football Transfers) external-link

Marseille are planning to return to make an offer for West Ham winger Said Benrahma after having a first bid for the 28-year-old Algerian turned down. (Foot Mercato – in French)external-link

Romania defender Radu Dragusin, 21, says he turned down a late move from Bayern Munich to join Tottenham as Spurs “wanted me from a long time ago”. (Evening Standard)external-link

Inter Milan are close to securing a deal with Iran striker Mehdi Taremi, 31, to move to the club on a free transfer in the summer after his contract with Porto runs out. (Calciomercato – in Italian)external-link

Tottenham’s English defender Japhet Tanganga, 24, is set to end his loan spell at German club Augsburg and move to Championship side Millwall until the end of the season. (Evening Standard)external-link

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