GOOD MORNING FOOTY FANS
Chelsea have resumed talks with Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana ahead of a potential summer transfer, reports say.
The Champions League winners have four key centre-backs out of contract at the end of this season.
And according to Footmercato, Chelsea are eyeing Fofana as a potential replacement and have resumed talks with the defender.
However, they face a battle with Man United and Real Madrid for the highly-rated ace.
Meanwhile, Newcastle are reportedly plotting an ambitious transfer swoop for three top Serie A players.
The Times claims Eddie Howe wants Inter Milan defender Stefan de Vrij and midfield teammate Marcelo Brozovic.
Newcastle are also keen on Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha as they look to spend big in January.
Additional reports claim Howe also fancies Bayern Munich centre-half Niklas Sule.
Finally, Rangers have confirmed the appointment of Giovanni van Bronckhorst as new boss to replace Steven Gerrard.
He said: “I am absolutely delighted to be returning to Rangers as the club’s new manager.
“I feel so lucky to be going to work with a squad which is in a great position on all fronts and largely has that experience of being winners.
“I cannot wait to meet the club’s incredible supporters again and begin this new era for us all.”