Wednesday’s transfer round-up: Casemiro doubts, Brahim and Jovic exits close, Sancho snag
Transfer Market All of the latest news and rumours
– Speaking to Esporte Interativo, Casemiro couldn’t confirm his future beyond his contract which runs until summer 2023.
– According to France Football, Luka Jovic is close to joining Monaco and new coach of the principality side Niko Kovac has convinced the Serbian to make the move.
– Brahim Diazwould be very close to joining the ranks ofBetis afterManuel Pellegrini’sarrival onthe verdiblanco bench, according to Estadio Deportivo.
– Roma are keen on Samuel Umtiti, according to Sport. The Barcelona defender has also been linked with Premier League clubs.
– According to Goal, former Manchester United youngster Angel Gomes will move to Lille.
– Thomas Tuchel wants David Alaba at PSG, according to Sport Bild, particularly due to the departure of Thiago Silva.
– Porto have shut the door on Tottenham’s attempts to land Luis Diaz.
– Jadon Sancho’s big money move to Manchester United has hit a snag, with Borussia Dortmund not willing to drop their price from the 120 million euros they are looking for, and the Red Devils only going up to 90 million euros.
21:00. Manchester City have signed Nathan Ake for 45m euros from Bournemouth.
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20:50. Galatasaray have confirmed the signing of Arda Turan. The 33-year-old left Barcelona in June.
: “Galatasaray’n evlad Arda’y herkese gstereceim”
? Galatasaray SK (@GalatasaraySK)
20:23. Willian has added Arsenal to his list of suitors say the Mirror, with Barcelona and MLS side Inter Miami also in for the Brazilian who is available on a free transfer, though Chelsea have also offered him a new contract.
19:50. Brahim Diazwould be very close to joining the ranks ofBetis afterManuel Pellegrini’sarrival onthe verdiblanco bench, according to Estadio Deportivo. The Real Madrid midfielder thinks highly of the Betis boss as he signed him from Manchester City.
19:17. According to France Football, Luka Jovic is close to joining Monaco and new coach of the principality side Niko Kovac has convinced the Serbian to make the move.
18:45. With Chelsea in search of a left-back, the Mirror say Ben Chilwell is their top target. Leicester though are asking 90m euros for the 23-year-old.
17:57. Alex Telles could be on his way to Manchester United, according to the Mirror, with the left-back also interested in the move say Correio da Manha.
17:25. Despite rumours linking Real Madrid with Jules Kounde, Sevilla are not interested in selling the Frenchman say Estadio Deportivo.
17:00. Sergio Reguilon appears to be closing in on a move to Chelsea, according to ESPN, who claim that discussions between Real Madrid and the Blues are at an advanced stage.
16:45. Manchester United youngster Tahith Chong is of interest to Werder Bremen, according to Bild.
16:25. Manchester City want Kalidou Koulibaly and Lautaro Martinez, according to Sky Sports. Despite having just signed Nathan Ake from Bournemouth, Guardiola is still keen to further strengthen his defence while Lautaro is seen as a long-term replacement for Sergio Aguero.
16:10. Espanyol’s Marc Roca is a summer target for Atletico Madrid. Following the Catalan club’s relegation, he could be available for 20 million euros.
15:50 Kubo is set to sign for Villarreal for loan, without an option to buy the player outright, with Real Madrid seeing the Japanese youngster as a key part of their future.
15:20. Arda Turan is closing in on a move to Galatasaray, according to beIN Sports Turkey. The former Barcelona and Atletico Madrid player is currently a free agent.
14:58. Arsenal are after Philippe Coutinho, according to Sport. The Gunners want an initial loan deal and Barcelona are desperate to offload the midfielder.
14:30. Aston Villa are to offer Jack Grealish an improved contract worth 110,000 euros per week, up from his current 71,000 euros per week deal, in a bid to fend off interest from Manchester United, according to The Sun.
13:47. Mohammed Salisu is set to sign for Southampton from Real Valladolid for around 12 million euros, according to Sky Sports.
13:24. Ozan Kabak is close to a move to Liverpool. Sky Sports say that the Turkish defender will arrive as a replacement for the recently sold Dejan Lovren.
12:58. Marcelo Bielsa is looking to add to his Leeds squad after being promoted to the Premier League, and are interested in Tottenham’s Juan Foyth and Benfica’s Florentino Luis, according to the Daily Star.
12:36. Right-back Gilberto is set to become Jorge Jesus’s first signing since returning to Benfica, joining from Fluminense, according to Correio da Manha.
12:03. Crystal Palace have offered Ryan Fraser a contract worth double his previous deal at Bournemouth, according to the Daily Mail. The Eagles are willing to pay Fraser 55,000 euros per week, up from the 30,000 euros he was getting on the south coast.
11:34. Roma are keen on Samuel Umtiti, according to Sport. The Barcelona defender has also been linked with Premier League clubs.
11:24. Spurs have placed a 70 million euro price tag on Tanguy Ndombele amid interest from several European clubs.
10:50. Malang Sarr is Mikel Arteta’s desired defender if a move for Sevilla’s Diego Carlos doesn’t go through.
Sevilla’s high asking price of 60 million euros is a huge stumbling block for the Gunners, and so the 21-year-old Sarr is seen as a viable alternative.
10:42. Jadon Sancho’s big money move to Manchester United has hit a snag, with Borussia Dortmund not willing to drop their price from the 120 million euros they are looking for, and the Red Devils only going up to 90 million euros. The Telegraph say that Kingsley Coman is United’s ‘plan B’ if Sancho doesn’t join.
10:32. Despite interest from Sevilla and the Premier League, Kondogbia appears set to stay at Valencia.
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? Valencia CF #AMUNTWorld (@valenciacf)
10:23. Jerome Boateng could be on his way out of Bayern Munich, according to Bild, with the defender’s contract up next summer.
10:00. Mauricio Pochettino has again emerged as a target for Juventus, according to various Italian media outlets.
Maurizio Sarri, despite leading Juve to the Serie A title, could be replaced and the Old Lady are considering Pochettingo, Luciano Spalletti and Max Allegri.
9:45. Porto have shut the door on Tottenham’s attempts to land Luis Diaz.
Jose Mourinho had been keen on the Colombian but the Portuguese side do not want to part ways with a key player.
9:28 Jurgen Klopp wants young left back Jamal Lewis from relegated Norwich, with an 11 million euro fee being touted for the Englishman.
9:14. Various Italian outlets are reporting that Serge Aurier is keen on a move to Milan. Tottenham’s stance appears to have changed too, with the club going from being unwilling to sell to now asking for 20 million euros.
9:03 Davide Zappacosta returns to Chelsea after a disastrous year on loan with Roma. The Italian full back got injured in September which kept him out for a large part of the season.
Zappacosta thanked Roma’s medical staff as he announced his farewell.
8:47.. Thomas Tuchel wants David Alaba at PSG, according to Sport Bild, particularly due to the departure of Thiago Silva.
The two clubs are not quite on the same page in terms of the financials but have agreed to not speak about the future until after the Champions League.
8:26. Benfica have told Gremio that they are willing to pay 22 million euros for Everton Cebolinha, according to Globoesporte.
8:17. Tottenham and Southampton are set to swap Kyle Walker-Peters for Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, with the young full-back joining the Saints for 13 million euros and the Danish midfielder heading to Spurs for 16m euros, according to Sky Sports.
8:09. According to Goal, former Manchester United youngster Angel Gomes will move to Lille.
“It took me time to say this because it is so difficult. I hope you all can be proud of what I am trying to achieve in this new chapter. I will miss you more than you imagine,” Gomes wrote on social media.
8:00. Marc Andre ter Stegen’s contract renewal at Barcelona appears imminent.
The extension will be for five seasons and will see a significant salary improvement.
7:48. Speaking to Esporte Interativo, Casemiro couldn’t confirm his future beyond his contract which runs until summer 2023.
“It’s a complicated question,” he said of a contract extension.
“I think this is not the time to talk about that. Now we have to think about City and nothing more than City. The club is going through a delicate moment and, when appropriate, my agent will respond.”
7:45. Good morning and welcome to another day in the transfer market. We will have all the latest news and rumours surrounding the summer window throughout the day.