Thursday’s transfer rumour roundup.
Arsenal are in talks with Schalke over Julian Draxler with Dick Law, the club’s chief transfer negotiator, having been in Germany to try to seal a January deal for the 20-year-old attacking midfielder – Guardian
Liverpool face competition from two unnamed Premier League clubs for the signature of Ukraine forward Yevhen Konoplyanka, 24, despite opening negotiations with his club Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk on Wednesday – Independent
Cardiff are set to sell Andreas Cornelius back to Copenhagen for £5m less than they paid for the striker, having bought the 20-year-old for £8.5m in the summer – Daily Star
Crystal Palace have made a last-ditch attempt to sign 21-year-old Tom Ince, but Blackpool want £4m for the winger who is out of contract this summer – London Evening Standard
Toni Kroos’ future at Bayern Munich appears to be in doubt following comments from manager Pep Guardiola – Sky Sports