Mbappe, Willian, Bellerin, Alli. Thursday’s Transfer Rumours
Manchester United are only four clubs that can afford Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe claims a top French football agent. United are interested in the Real Madrid pair of defender Raphael Varane and midfielder James Rodriguez. More on those stories here.
Representatives of Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak have flown to England for talks about a move to Manchester United. Chelsea winger Willian is a Manchester United transfer target. Details here.
Barcelona are flying to England for talks over Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin, claim reports from Spain. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits that Monaco’s teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe is too expensive for the north London club. Arsenal transfer news here.
Arsenal managerial target Massimiliano Allegri is set to sign a new deal with Juventus that runs to 2020.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli isn’t a transfer target for his club this summer.
Zaha, Terry, Sessegnon
Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce says that Tottenham Hotspur transfer target Wilfred Zaha is worth £40m.
Chelsea defender John Terry could be about to join former team-mate Gus Poyet at Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG. Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis admits defender Kalidou Koulibaly was a Chelsea transfer target last summer. But he blocked any move because the Serie A side couldn’t find a replacement. The Blues bid £47m.
Liverpool are ready to make a move for Fulham’s teenage right-back Ryan Sessegnon.
Representatives from Hull City have travelled to Turkey for talks with Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer. Liverpool are also being linked with the Dane.
Burnley defender Michael Keane is likely to be the subject of transfer bids from Liverpool, Manchester United, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur this summer.
Premier League new boys Brighton could make a move for Liverpool midfielder Kevin Stewart. Albion keeper David Stockdale is a target for Leeds United. The 31-year-old is out of contract this summer.
A takeover bid of Southampton by Chinese businessman Gao Jisheng was blocked by the Premier League over bribery allegations it has been claimed.
Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross has played down reports linking him with Newcastle United.