Fresh Competition Looms as PL Rivals Set to Join Liverpool Pursuit of Defensive Midfielder in January

According to report from talkSPORT, Manchester City are considering joining the competition for Fulham’s standout performer, Joao Palhinha, in the January transfer window.

Come next month, the talented midfielder is poised to become the focal point of a transfer battle, as both Liverpool and Bayern Munich have expressed keen interest in securing his services.

Palhinha’s anticipated transfer to Bundesliga powerhouse Bayern Munich unraveled dramatically at the eleventh hour during the summer transfer deadline day.

Despite successfully completing his medical examination in Germany and posing with the club’s kit, the midfielder ultimately missed the deadline required to finalize the deal.

Bayern Munich are expected to renew their interest in the 28-year-old player in January.

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Palhinha has drawn attention from the Premier League, particularly from long-time admirers Liverpool.

Earlier this month, report revealed that Palhinha’s advisers have been exploring options with various Premier League clubs, signaling a potential move in January.

talkSPORT is now claiming that Manchester City are among the clubs that may solidify their interest in the player

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The outcome in January hinges significantly on the developments involving Kalvin Phillips, as his potential departure could create an opportunity for a new midfielder to step in.

Despite Rodri facing absences due to suspension and injury, Phillips has found it challenging to secure a spot in Pep Guardiola’s strategies.

Newcastle and Manchester United have emerged as potential destinations for the former Leeds player, according to various reports.

The report also suggests that Joshua Kimmich from Bayern Munich might be under consideration for a Premier League move to Manchester City.

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