Boxing Day’s transfer rumour round up.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is planning a £48m raid for Napoli’s Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, 26, who played under him at Real Madrid – ESPN
Manchester United manager David Moyes is to make a £30m bid for Atletico Madrid’s attacking midfielder Koke, 21, when the transfer window opens – Daily Mirror
Moyes has also been told that if he wants to sign Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus, 24, it will cost up to £40m – Daily Mail
The Old Trafford side are also poised to make a move for Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana, 25, who is rated at about £15m – Daily Star
Roberto Martinez says Everton must wait until the end of the season to open talks on a permanent deal for Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry, 32 – Guardian