Football transfer rumours and gossip (Wednesday, January 7)

Football transfer talk and gossip.
Football transfer talk and gossip.

Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Liverpool make the headlines

Leicester City have beaten Chelsea to the signing of Rijeka’s 23-year-old Croatia striker Andrej Kramaric after agreeing a club-record fee of £9.7m - Times

Tottenham are being offered West Brom striker Saido Berahino, 21, in exchange for midfielders Andros Townsend, 23, and Aaron Lennon, 27 - Daily Mirror

Real Madrid are on the brink of signing 16-year-old Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard - a reported target for many of England’s top clubs - after flying him to the Spanish capital in a private jet on Tuesday evening - Inside Futbol

Manchester United say they have had no contact from the same player’s representatives after he visited the club’s training complex and Old Trafford before Christmas - Manchester Evening News

Arsenal are still interested in Southampton’s £25m-rated France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 25 - London Evening Standard

Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul, 29, is set to quit the club after falling out of favour, with Turkish side Besiktas having made an approach - Sun

Liverpool have agreed a £10m deal to sign Bayern Munich’s Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri, 23 - Daily Star