Man Utd 'could sell' fringe player to raise money for defender as Liverpool learn 'asking price'

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All the latest transfer news and rumours from around the Premier League as attention turns to the FA Cup.

FA Cup weekend is here, with Premier League and Championship club joining the third round and getting going in the famous old trophy. Upsets aplenty surely lie in wait, and for some clubs, the journey will be over as quick as it started.

For others, the dream only begins this weekend, although it is usually one of the big boys who ends up lifting the trophy, with Leicester City, Wigan Athletic and Portsmouth the only real surprise winners in the last 28 years. Speaking of the big boys, here we round up some of the best transfer headlines from around the Premier League.

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Olise price tag

Liverpool now know how much it will cost to land reported target Michael Olise this winter. Reports have claimed the Reds, along with Chelsea and Manchester City, are interested in the Crystal Palace star, but he will not come cheap.

Palace are likely to demand his full release clause, and Football Insider reported that release clause stands at £40million. The 22-year-old is believed to be more likely to leave in the summer after signing a new contract recently.

United 'bid incoming'

Manchester United continue to be linked with centre-back Alessandro Bastoni. The Red Devils could do with more depth at centre-back despite Lisandro Martinez returning at some point this month.

TV Play, via Fichajes, say United are ready to bid £51.6million for the Inter Milan star, but there are question marks. The Red Devils are struggling with FFP regulations currently, so it does seem unlikely they would bid quite so much during this window unless they could pull off a significant sale.

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Is Pellistri on his way out?

One way United can losen the reigns is to sanction a sale or two, and it seems they could send one of their fringe wingers to Spain. According to the Sun, Villarreal have reignited interest in Facundo Pellistri as they look to improve on a disappointing season so far.

The Yellow Submarine are said to be interested in a permanent deal, and United are reportedly willing to allow the 22-year-old to leave, with Jadon Sancho also looking likely to leave on loan this month.

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