Tuesday’s Transfer News and Rumours
Manchester United have rejected the offer of £40m plus defender Yerry Mina and midfielder Andre Gomes for France World Cup-winner Paul Pogba. United could make one final transfer bid for Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Toby Alderweireld. United are also mulling over a huge bid for Lazio midfielder Sergey Milinkovic-Savic. Details here.
Manchester United will choose between Alderweireld and Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng.
Arsenal are open to offers for striker Danny Welbeck. The Gunners look set to sell Lucas Perez to West Ham United for a fee of £4m. Story here.
Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has made an offer for the shares in the club that he does not own. The offer values Arsenal at £1.8m.
Former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has signed a permanent deal with Villareal.
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois missed training on Monday as speculation heightened over a transfer to Real Madrid. The Blues could pay the €100m (£89m) release fee of Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak as the replacement for Courtois. Chelsea are also considering a £25m bid for Stoke City keeper Jack Butland. Former club Birmingham City will be entitled to 25 percent of any profits from the bid. Chelsea are also being linked with a late move for Lyon winger Nabil Fekir. The France international saw a move to Liverpool collapse at the beginning of June. Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic is refusing to train as he tries to force through a move to Stamford Bridge.
Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey says there has been interest in him. Chelsea and Liverpool have been linked but there is no concrete evidence of any bid from the Premier League duo.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is a transfer target for Serie A side Roma.
Celtic are unwilling to sell defender and Fulham transfer target Dedryck Boyata.
West Ham United are interested in Fiorentina’s former Aston Villa midfielder Carlos Sanchez.
Everton could face last-minute competition from French side Lyon for the Barcelona defender Yerry Mina. The Toffees could sign Brazilian free agent Bernard. Winger Yannick Bolasie could be heading back to Crystal Palace after being told he can leave Goodison Park.
Burnley are still keen on Stoke City forward Peter Crouch.
Leicester City are in talks with Croatian side Dinamo Zagreb over central defender Filip Benkovic in a move that could cost the Foxes £13m.
Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster is a transfer target for Turkish sides Besiktas and Fenerbahce.
Huddersfield Town are being linked with a £13m move for Montpellier’s Belgium Under-21 international Isaac Mbenza.
Cardiff City are interested in signing striker Alvaro Negredo. The 32-year-old is currently with Besiktas.
Crystal Palace have had no interest in winger Wilfried Zaha.