Transfer gossip: Fulham linked with Wagner

Some of the latest transfer speculation involving the area’s clubs…

Fulham are among clubs showing an interest in Philadelphia Union left back Kai Wagner, it’s claimed.

The Mail say Premier League sides have been monitoring the 23-year-old German.

Fulham have plenty of options at left-back, including Antonee Robinson, Joe Bryan and Ola Aina.

It is nevertheless claimed that the Whites and West Ham have both made enquiries about Wagner ahead of a possible move.

Chelsea ‘discussing Emerson loan deal’

Chelsea are reportedly in talks with Napoli over a loan deal for Emerson Palmieri.

The Italy international has been tipped to return to Serie A when the transfer window reopens in January.

And Italian publication Republica claim discussions have opened with Napoli over a possible move for Emerson, who is out of favour at Stamford Bridge.

‘Deal agreed’ for Bakayoko

Chelsea and Napoli have reportedly already agreed Tiemoue Bakayoko’s permanent move to the Serie A club after his loan spell. 

According to a number of Italian newspapers, the move will go through at the end of the season.

Barcelona linked with Rudiger

There continues to be speculation over the future of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger.

The German, dropped from the side by Blues boss Frank Lampard, is now being linked with Barcelona.

Spanish newspaper Sport claim Rudiger is among the centre-backs Barca are considering as a possible replacement if Samuel Umtiti leaves the club.