Transfer Round-up: Chelsea, Granit Xhaka and Atletico Madrid feature

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Welcome to this morning's transfer round-up. This edition features 'Jackson Martinez still interesting Chelsea?' and 'Chelsea's Pedro Rodriguez interesting Atletico Madrid?' plus more, so delve in below.

Liverpool's interest in Alexandre Pato cooled?

Transfers: Live news, rumours and gossip for Liverpool FC in 2016…

He has also recently been linked with Manchester United, Chelsea and Newcastle United.

Source: Player's agent

Juventus's Alvaro Morata interesting Tottenham?

He has also recently been linked with Liverpool.

Source: Forza Italian Football

Bafétimbi Gomis still interesting Newcastle United?

The Sun…

Magpies chase wantaway forward in bid to sign first Frenchman of transfer window…

He has also recently been linked with Crystal Palace.

Source: The Sun

Branislav Ivanovic set for new Chelsea contract

Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has agreed a year's extension to his contract with the option of another year, according to Sky sources.

Source: Skysport

Daniel Amartey set for Leicester move

Source: Ekstra Bladet

Chelsea's Diego Costa interesting Atletico Madrid?

The Sun…

Atletico chief has travelled to London to try and poach Blues brothers…

Source: The Sun

Emmanuel Adebayor linked to Crystal Palace again

Alan Pardew is hoping to attract a "big player" to Crystal Palace and admits former Arsenal forwards Emmanuel Adebayor and Nicklas Bendtner fit the bill.

He has also recently been linked with Watford and Chelsea.

Source: Skysport

Fenerbahce's Emmanuel Emenike interesting West Ham?

SLAVEN BILIC has confirmed Emmanuel Emenike is a West Ham target.

Source: Express.co.uk

Gary Hooper set for Sheffield Wednesday move

SHEFFIELD Wednesday are expected to make Gary Hooper a £3m permanent signing today and could step up their efforts to prise Jordan Rhodes from Blackburn Rovers in their bid to cement a place in the Championship’s play-off positions.

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Source: The Yorkshire post

Espanyol looking at Giedrius Arlauskis?

Source: Fichajes.net

Borussia Monchengladbach's Granit Xhaka interesting Chelsea?

He has also recently been linked with Arsenal and Liverpool.

Source: sportitalia

Ismail Köybasi linked to Liverpool again

Source: Turkish Football

Jackson Martinez still interesting Chelsea?

The Sun…

Atletico chief has travelled to London to try and poach Blues brothers…

He has also recently been linked with Tottenham.

Source: The Sun

Chelsea's John Obi Mikel interesting Shanghai East Asia?

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel is wanted by Shanghai SIPG. Sven Goran Eriksson's club are willing to offer £6million for the Nigerian plus wages of £60,000 a week after tax.

Source: Daily Mail

Blackburn's Jordan Rhodes interesting Sheffield Wednesday?

SHEFFIELD Wednesday are expected to make Gary Hooper a £3m permanent signing today and could step up their efforts to prise Jordan Rhodes from Blackburn Rovers in their bid to cement a place in the Championship’s play-off positions.

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He has also recently been linked with Middlesbrough and Swansea.

Source: The Yorkshire post

Blackburn's Jordan Rhodes interesting Swansea?

The Premier League strugglers are desperate for firepower but the Championship club want £10m-plus for the 25-year-old Scotland international…

He has also recently been linked with Middlesbrough.

Source: Mirror

Marcos Rojo linked to Schalke 04 again

He has also recently been linked with Real Madrid.

Source: Sport Bild

Mauro Zárate to Fiorentina confirmed

Fiorentina have signed Mauro Zárate from West Ham, the fee is undisclosed. He has signed with the club until 2018.

He had recently been linked with Malaga and Betis.

Source: Official Club Twitter

Crystal Palace looking at Nicklas Bendtner?

Alan Pardew is hoping to attract a "big player" to Crystal Palace and admits former Arsenal forwards Emmanuel Adebayor and Nicklas Bendtner fit the bill.

Source: Skysport

Chelsea's Pedro Rodriguez interesting Atletico Madrid?

The Sun…

Atletico chief has travelled to London to try and poach Blues brothers…

He has also recently been linked with Valencia and Villarreal.

Source: The Sun

Southend complete deal for Sam McQueen

He has signed for an undisclosed fee and will remain at the club until 2016.

Source: Official Club Website

Aston Villa's Scott Sinclair interesting Newcastle United?

Newcastle United have expressed an interest in signing Aston Villa's Scott Sinclair, who has an offer from Swansea City. The 26-year-old has made 16 appearances this season.

He has also recently been linked with Swansea.

Source: Daily Mail

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