Friday’s Transfer Rumours
Manchester United have been contacted by the agent of Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos over a possible move to Old Trafford. Anthony Martial looks set to be given an early-season chance to impress manager Jose Mourinho. Details here.
Juventus are being linked with a move for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba with Lazio’s Sergey Milinkovic-Savic as his replacement at Old Trafford.
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck is a £15m transfer target for Everton. Welbeck is one of seven Arsenal players at risk of being sold before the deadline on 9 August. Click here for more.
However, Everton’s move for Welbeck will only go ahead if they fail in their attempts to buy Malcom from Bordeaux. But the Toffees could be outbid by Roma.
Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is wanted as the next manager of Japan.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Roma keeper Alisson Becker on a five-year deal for a world-record fee of £66m.
Raheem Sterling will be sold by Manchester City next summer if he fails to sign a new deal with the club. His present contract runs to 2020. Swansea City wish to sign Manchester City midfielder Bersant Celina for £4m.
Chelsea are eyeing up a move for AC Milan keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma as the replacement for Thibaut Courtois.
However, Courtois will face competition from Keylor Navas if he moves to Real Madrid.
Chelsea look set to buy Juventus central defender Daniele Rugani for £44.2m and on wages of £77,000 a week. Blues winger Willian still wants to leave Stamford Bridge, according to reports. That’s despite the arrival of manager Maurizio Sarri.
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha wants to leave the club this summer. Palace are demanding £70m for the Ivory Coast international. Everton are being linked with a part-exchange deal for Bolasie involving former Palace winger Yannick Bolasie.
Leicester City have agreed a £10m fee for Liverpool goalkeeper Danny Ward.
Fulham have increased their bid for Espanyol midfielder David Lopez to £17.88m.
Huddersfield Town look set to sell winger Tom Ince to Stoke City for £10m.
Wolverhampton Wanderers face competition from three Serie A clubs for the Juventus striker Andrea Favilli.