Transfer News: AS Monaco eye FC Porto Star Joao Moutinho

Newly promoted French club AS Monaco are interested in a move for FC Porto star and Tottenham Hotspur target Joao Moutinho with other big player being mentioned as possible transfer targets as well.

Russian billionaire and club owner Dmitry Rybolovlev has given the go ahead for a reported €40M bid for the 57 time Portuguese international.

The 26 year old has been on form this season with 5 goals and 15 assists in all competitions for Porto with another 4 assists coming from the national team in world cup qualifiers.

Moutinho has been heavily targeted by many English Premier League clubs with Tottenham being the prolific player, having tried very hard to get a deal done on the deadline of the last transfer window.

Monaco are not only targeting Moutinho but have moves for Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, Manchester United midfielder Patrice Evra and Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez in mind.