Transfer Detective: Is Dele Alli going to Real Madrid? JJ Bull investigates


JJ Bull is… a football writer for the Daily Telegraph Sport’s section.

But he is also leading a lucrative double-life as a detective, plucked straight from any classic-era fim noir you care to name. We’ve put his detection skills to sporting use this January by having him investigate all of the transfer window’s most puzzling rumours.

Is Dele Alli really on his way to Real Madrid? What about Jermain Defoe, could he be in line for a return to West Ham? Morgan Schneiderlin, too. What about him?

The truth can only be uncovered by picking through a tangled web of lies, intrigue and dodgy gossip websites. Allow Detective Bull to help you in your search for a satisfying conclusion.