PSG keen on Insigne
Paris Saint-Germain are keeping tabs on Napoli star Lorenzo Insigne, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
The Saints have been delighted by the impact former Pescara midfielder Marco Verratti has had at Parc des Princes, and are looking to continue recruiting talented players from Italy.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims the French giants are pondering move for Napoli youngster Lorenzo Insigne.
With Lucas Moura set to complete his switch from Sao Paulo in January, PSG are not expected to step up their interest in the Italy international before next summer.
Despite the huge transfer kitty at their disposal, the Saints could find it hard to persuade the Napoli chiefs to part from their prized asset, given that the Azzurri see Insigne as a future leader of the team.
The 21-year-old has returned to San Paolo following an impressive season with Pescara and is seen as an excellent replacement for Ezequiel Lavezzi, who joined Paris Saint-Germain earlier this summer.
Wolfsburg not giving up on Benat
Spanish newspaper AS has revealed that Wolfsburg are likely to return for Real Betis midfielder Benat Etxebarria in the January transfer window.
The Wolves were unsuccessful in their attempts to sign the Spain international in the summer transfer window, but they are ready to launch a new assault on the attacking midfielder.
The 25-year-old has two years left on his deal at Estadio Benito Villamarin and a €20 million release clause inserted in his deal.
The player is, however, one of the lowest paid members of the starting line-up and could decide to leave the club for greener pastures in January.
Real Betis are ready to offer the player a new deal worth €1 million per campaign, but the problem is that Wolfsburg are prepared to double the figure.
The Bundesliga outfit coach Felix Magath is not satisfied with his options in the centre of the park and will instruct the club chiefs to do whatever they can to sign Benat in January.
The highly rated midfielder has enjoyed a bright start to the season, scoring one goal and setting up three more in four La Liga games.
Bayer Leverkusen join race for Arouca
German newspaper Bild understands that Bayer Leverkusen are readying a January bid for Santos midfielder Arouca.
The 26-year-old has seen his name linked with a number of European clubs over the last few months, with Roma and Fiorentina some of the interested sides.
Bild claims that Bayer Leverkusen are also keen and that the German club have moved to the front of the queue.
Santos are ready to cash in on their prized asset and they value him at €14 million, with die Werkself reportedly willing to match the asking price.
Marcos Arouca da Silva has developed into a key player at Santos shortly after arriving to the club from Sao Paulo and is now regarded as one of the best holding midfielders in Brazil.
The player, who has two Brazil caps to his name, has made a total of 110 league appearances for Peixe, scoring 2 goals in the process.