Reports states that Everton are in talks with Real Madrid over the signing of former Monaco player and Colombia international James Rodriguez, in talks with Napoli over Allan and still negotiating with Watford over Abdoulaye Doucoure. The valuations of the 3 deals are still being discussed.
Burnley Defender Ben Gibson has not returned to training with the rest of the squad ahead of the new season. The player was given permission to train away from the club for the second half of last season.
Valencia striker Rodrigo Moreno is currently undergoing his medicals in Spain ahead of his move to newly Promoted English premier league side Leeds United. Both teams had agreed a club record fee in the region of £30m which would see the Spanish player move to Elland stadium
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has revealed good news to the arsenal faithful about star striker Pierre Emerick Aubameyang contract extension revealing that the Gabonese international would soon sign the agreement. Arteta also confirmed that a deal for Lille defender Gabriel magalhaes is close.
Brighton defender Ben White is close to putting an end to the transfer speculations surrounding his future by signing a new long term deal at the Amex stadium. The 22 year old who had an outstanding season with Leeds on loan has been linked with numerous clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and including Leeds who have seen 3 bids rejected for the center back.
Reports suggests that Paris Saint German player Neymar has asked the club to sign Lionel Messi. The two players had spoken earlier this week. PSG has not made any offer to sign him as they are being cautious and mindful of UEFA financial fair play rules and other tax liabilities in France.
Crystal Palace are set to sign Queens Park Rangers and Nigerian international winger Eberechi Eze who is having his second medical ahead of his move to the Selhurst Park. Eze will then finalise his personal terms ahead of completing his move. The announcement is likely in the next 24 hours.
After Lionel Messi handed in a transfer request to Barçelona in writing on Monday, there has been speculation about the club most interested in him and the club that matches his ambitions. Sky Sports News have now confirmed that Manchester City are in the strongest position to secure a deal if Messi leaves Barçelona. They also report that Messi wants to join Manchester City after the player held a 3 hour conversation on the phone with Pep Guardiola as reported in Spain. It is understood Messi and guardiola want to renew their partnership as the club chases a Champions League trophy that has eluded them in the past.
Chelsea have completed the signing of French 21 year old defender Malang Sarr from OGC Nice on a free transfer. Sarr joined the club after his contract with the French side came to an end in the summer. He signed a 5 year deal with the blues and will spend the 2020/21 season out on loan
Tottenham Hotspur have rejected the opening bid from AC Milan for right back Serge Aurier. The clubs are some way apart in their valuations but negotiations will continue. Tottenham will allow Aurier to leave with Bayern Leverkusen registering an interest in the player, the London side are in advanced talks to sign wolves defender Matt Doherty.
Bayern Munich CEO Karl Heinz Rummenigge has stated that the club are not in the race to sign Barçelona star man Lionel Messi. When asked whether Bayern would be in the running for Messi he said ”No we can’t pay a player of that size”. ”it’s not part of our policy and philosophy”.
Done Deal: Monaco have announced the signing of versatile left sided Brazilian Caio Henrique from Atletico Madrid on a 5 year deal.
Manchester City are willing to offer Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva and Eric Garcia plus cash of £100m to Barçelona for forward Lionel Messi to join guardiola at the ethiad stadium.