Thursday’s Premier League Transfer Rumours
Manchester United are being linked with bids for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and the Bundesliga side’s Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara. The Red Devils are also keen on Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld. Details here.
Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian is close to a move to Juventus.
Arsenal have ruled out any exit for left-back Nacho Monreal. It follows an enquiry from La Liga side Real Sociedad. Jack Wilshere has praised Unai Emery over the way his Arsenal exit was handled. More here.
Liverpool are set to complete the signing of Roma goalkeeper Alisson. The Reds will pay €63m plus €10m in add-ons – a total equivalent to £65million. Reds winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is likely to miss much of the new season after the full extent of his knee injury was revealed.
Chelsea are keen on the Juventus duo of Gonzalo Higuain and defender Daniele Rugani but may find their move for Napoli midfielder Jorginho blocked under the terms of the agreement that brought new boss Maurizio Sarri to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are being linked with a move for Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel should Thibaut Courtois depart for Real Madrid.
Fulham are closing in on the permanent signing of striker Aleksandar Mitrovic from Newcastle United. The Serb scored 12 goals in 20 games during a loan spell at Craven Cottage.
Tottenham Hotspur are in talks over the Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish.
Everton are being linked with a move for Real Sociedad’s former Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj.
Burnley are in talks over the £20m double transfer of Swansea City defender Alfie Mawson and midfielder Sam Vokes.
Huddersfield Town are keen on Monaco striker Adama Diakhaby and Club Brugge winger Anthony Limbombe. Winger Tom Ince is wanted by Stoke City.
Alex Sandro’s move from Juventus to Paris Saint-Germain could collapse. The Brazilian wants to stay following the arrival at the Serie A club of Cristiano Ronaldo.