Liverpool are reportedly lining up a shock summer swoop for Middlesbrough Gaston Ramirez, who was linked to Leicester City in January
Chelsea have shown in recent years that they don't mind selling promising young players, and the latest one to leave Stamford Bridge is 23-year-old English striker Patrick Bamford.
Chelsea have approached fellow Premier League side Middlesbrough over the availability of winger Adama Traore.
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Manchester United Confirmed Lineup vs Middlesbrough: dash in for Carrick
Manchester United will be without the services of Wayne Rooney and Luke Shaw for their clash against Middlesbrough on New Year's eve.
Manchester United will be looking to extend their winning run to five games in the league when they play host to Middlesbrough on New Year's eve.
Midfielder Adam Lallana took up the onus to deliver and registered a brace along with an assist to guide Liverpool to their first win in three.
All the Liverpool team news ahead of their fixture against Middlesbrough
Everything you need to know before Liverpool take on Middlesbrough on Wednesday night