Transfer news LIVE! Arsenal want Pino; De Jong prefers Chelsea; Zaniolo to Tottenham latest; gossip, rumours
Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are still pushing for new signings with just over three weeks left in the summer transfer window. The Gunners are eyeing Villarreal younsgter Yeremy Pino as well as Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans and Moussa Diaby, while they have also been handed a major boost in their quest to land Wolves winger Pedro Neto.
In west London, Chelsea continue their bid to sign Wesley Fofana, preparing a new bid, with Timo Werner and Marcos Alonso both now poised to leave Stamford Bridge. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a target from Barcleona and teammate Frenkie de Jong is said to prefer a move to Stamford Bridge over Manchester United. Sergej Milinkovic-Savic would also like a move to Chelsea.
Tottenham are set to wrap up their seventh summer signing in Destiny Udogie and have also discovered just what it will take to convince Roma to sell Nicolo Zaniolo. Follow the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip below!
ICYMI: Torreira departs Arsenal
Arsenal have confirmed the sale of Lucas Torreira to Galatasaray in a deal worth £5.5million.
The Uruguayan midfielder’s exit marks the seventh transfer departure for the Gunners this summer, with the largest fees so far recouped for Matteo Guendouzi and Bernd Leno.
On Monday night, Arsenal confirmed the deal after Torreira put pen to paper on a four-year contract.
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Player-plus-cash deal prepped for Fofana
Chelsea are ready to send Ethan Ampadu, Callum Hudson-Odoi or Ruben Loftus-Cheek to Leicester in their bid for Wesley Fofana.
Todd Boehly is preparing a fresh bid to sign the Frenchman, according to football.london, which could amount to the world record for a defender.
Leicester want £85m for Fofana but Chelsea are described as keen to knock that fee down due to the Foxes’ cash-flow problems.
Milinkovic-Savic an option for Man United
Manchester United are back in for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
The Telegraph detail plans to open talks with Lazio, who want to extend the Serbian’s contract past 2024.
A fee of £50million would be required to land the player, who reports in Italy described as an Arsenal target earlier this summer.
Timo Werner arrives in Germany to seal RB Leipzig return
Premier League trio chase Hudson-Odoi
Southampton, Leicester and Newcastle have joined the race to sign Callum Hudson-Odoi.
The winger is being chased by Borussia Dortmund as he looks for regular gametime away from Chelsea.
And now talkSPORT report on the Premier League trio making their presence known in this growing transfer battle.
So that’s what all the fuss over Ismaila Sarr is about!
Watford’s Ismaila Sarr scored a goal of the season contender (before missing a penalty) at West Brom tonight.
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Sanchez heads to Marseille
Alexis Sanchez will sign for Marseille after tearing up his Inter Milan contract.
Sky Sports report of a two-year deal being agreed between the Chilean and his new club as he prepares to travel to France.
It had been reported earlier this summer that Sanchez was hoping to return to Barcelona…
Chelsea to advance Aubameyang interest
Chelsea are set for further talks with Barcelona this week.
The subject will be Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the Blues look for an answer on whether the striker is available to leave the Camp Nou.
Either Aubameyang or Memphis Depay will be let go by Barcelona, say the Telegraph, with the Dutch forward the favoured candidate to leave.