Premier League rumours: Tottenham eye Liverpool striker to cover for injured Harry Kane | £20m Liverpool winger up for sale | David de Gea in line for new big-money deal at Man Utd

Here's today's Premier League transfer news and gossip on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

Thursday, 17th January 2019, 7:14 am
Updated Thursday, 17th January 2019, 3:39 pm
Liverpool's Divock Origi and Wolverhampton Wanderers' Willy Boly battle for the ball

Arsenal are prepared to pay some of midfielder Mesut Ozil's wages if they can offload him. The 29-year-old former Germany international has fallen out of favour but remains the Gunners' highest-paid player on £350,000 a week. (Daily Mirror)

West Ham United have lined up Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez as a potential replacement if Marko Arnautovic leaves. (Sky Sports)

Manchester City are set to lose out to French giants Paris Saint-Germain for Ajax midfielder Frenkie De Jong. (Daily Mirror)

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Liverpool's Divock Origi and Wolverhampton Wanderers' Willy Boly battle for the ball

Chelsea want to sell striker Michy Batshuayi to Everton in a £40m deal. (Daily Star)

Goalkeeper David de Gea is in line for a new big-money deal at Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham are considering signing Liverpool striker Divock Origi to cover for injured England striker Harry Kane, who is out until March. (Daily Telegraph)

Manchester City and Chelsea both want Spurs midfielder Christian Eriksen, although Spanish giants Real Madrid remain favourites to sign the 26-year-old. (AS)

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told French midfielder Paul Pogba that he will build his team around him. (The Sun)

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has been accused of making insulting comments about the Dubai royal family, the Islamic faith and Kevin Keegan as he prepares for a high-profile legal battle. (The Sun)

Liverpool are keen to sell Serbian winger Lazar Markovic, who has failed to make an impact since his £20m move from Benfica. (Liverpool Echo)