Transfer Rumours for Wednesday
Chelsea are ready to pay a world-record fee of €80m (£71m) for Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. The 23-year-old is set to travel to London for a medical. His move would pave the way for a transfer to Real Madrid for Thibaut Courtois. The Belgium international has missed training in a bid to force through a move away from the club.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has told team-mates that he wants to leave Old Trafford. Jerome Boateng has told Jose Mourinho he won’t be moving to Manchester United. Leicester City are on the verge of signing central defenders Filip Benkovic and Caglar Soyuncu in moves that could lead to a successful bid from United for Harry Maguire. Click here for more details.
Arsenal are being linked with an £89m move for Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele. The France international would move to the Emirates on a season-long loan with a right to buy next summer. Details here.
Tottenham Hotspur have made a £25m offer to buy Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish.
Everton want a loan move for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma if they fail to sign Barcelona centre-back Yerry Mina.
Watford have offered £10m for Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse.
West Ham United want to sign Roma midfielder Maxime Gonalons for €10m (£8.9m). Everton and Crystal Palace are also interested.
Crystal Palace and Fulham are both interested in Swansea City forward Jordan Ayew.
Newcastle United have signed West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon on a season-long loan with Dwight Gayle heading in the opposite direction. The Magpies are also trying to offload defender Achraf Lazaar and midfielder Henri Saivet. Lyon midfielder Myziane Maolida is a transfer target for Newcastle.
Newcastle United and Cardiff City are both interested in Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter.
Cardiff City goalkeeper Lee Camp is close to a move to Birmingham City.
Burnley have offered £10m for Nantes midfielder Abdoulaye Toure.
Brighton will send new signing Percy Tau on loan to Belgian second division side Royale Union St-Gilloise.
Fulham have offered £8m for Celta Vigo right-back Hugo Mallo.