Tuesday’s Transfer Rumours
Manchester United’s hopes of signing Gareth Bale have been dealt a blow with the news he looks set to remain with Real Madrid. United have announced the imminent transfer to Ajax of full-back Daley Blind. Details here.
Paris Saint-Germain look set to sign Manchester United transfer target Alex Sandro from Juventus. Personal terms have been agreed.
Arsenal and Liverpool have told former Schalke midfielder Max Meyer to lower his £80,000-a-week wage demands. Arsenal could sell David Ospina and Danny Welbeck this summer. More on that story here.
New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri wants to keep hold of Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard, Willian and N’Golo Kante. However, Belgium boss Roberto Martinez has told Hazard to consider a move away from Stamford Bridge. The Blues are still being linked with a £53m move for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain. Representatives from Stamford Bridge will meet Higuain’s brother – who also acts as his agent – on Wednesday. Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount, 19, is on the verge of a loan move to Derby County. Midfielder Jeremie Boga is on the verge of a £3.5m move to Serie A side Sassuolo. Alvaro Morata is being linked with AC Milan. Midfielder Mario Pasalic is wanted by Fiorentina.
Manchester City won’t meet Real Madrid’s £80m valuation of Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic.
Newcastle United and Celtic are both being linked with Uruguay international midfielder Giorgian de Arrascaeta who plays for Brazilian side Cruzeiro.
Newcastle United defender Jamaal Lascelles has ruled out an exit from St James’s Park.
Chelsea and Arsenal target Aleksandr Golovin is the subject of a bid from French side Monaco.
Liverpool striker Danny Ings is not a target for Southampton.
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has ruled out an exit for Wilfried Zaha.
Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa is a £40m target for Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele is a target for Turkish giants Fenerbahce.
Fulham have bid £1.3m for Espanyol goalkeeper Roberto Jiminez.
Serie A side Atalanta are interested in West Ham United midfielder Pedro Obiang.