Today’s transfer news and rumours .....
Atletico Madrid director Andrea Berta has travelled to London in a bid to tie up deals for Diego Costa and Pedro, according to sensational reports in Spain.
The Liga side are keen on bringing Costa back to Madrid and are eyeing a move for Blues flop Pedro. (Express)
Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic has signed a new deal with the club.
The Serbian defender penned a new one-year contract. (Sky Sports)
Liverpool have made an approach to sign Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian attacker Alex Teixeira as Jurgen Klopp attempts to secure his first major signing since becoming manager at Anfield.
The Reds are willing to pay about £24.5m for the 26-year-old. (BBC)
Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes is expected to sign for Belgian club Standard Liege until the end of the season. (BBC)
Mauro Zarate is on his way out of West Ham and back to Italy to join Fiorentina.
The Argentine forward, 28, was never able to match the goalscoring feats he achieved at Lazio and Velez Sarsfield during his time at the Boleyn Ground. (Sun)