Pogba, Sane, Welbeck
Manchester United have been offered striker Paulo Dybala and full-back Alex Sandro in return for Paul Pogba according to one report today. There are conflicting reports over a potential transfer to Manchester United for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt. More details on those stories here.
Napoli have rejected a £79 million bid from Real Madrid for Manchester United transfer target Kalidou Koulibaly.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri will take over from Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus according to reports from Italy. The Blues will demand £130 million from Real Madrid for Eden Hazard. The Liga side are willing to pay £88 million. Chelsea winger Victor Moses could end his loan spell at Fenerbahce and join Inter Milan.
Manchester City will offer a new deal to Leroy Sane in a bid to stop him from moving to Bayern Munich. They will offer him £150,000 a week. They will also put a transfer valuation of £100 million. City midfielder David Silva has been offered a lucrative two-year deal to play in Qatar.
West Ham United have offered Barcelona £18 million for winger Andre Gomes who spent last season on loan at Everton. The Toffees are willing to bring Gomes back on a permanent basis.
Lazio are the latest club to be linked with Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck who is set to leave the club. Everton, Newcastle United and West Ham United are also keen.
Liverpool transfer target Nabil Fekir, who almost moved to Anfield last summer, has been told he can leave Lyon.
Watford’s bid to sign 17-year-old Fluminense forward Joao Pedro is under threat. The Hornets have an agreement to buy him in January 2020 – after he turns 18. But there is a €20 million (£18 million) release clause in the deal that could be triggered at any time. The Hornets will receive the first €20 million of any offer with Fluminense due the rest. Liverpool and Juventus are being linked. Watford have already paid €2.5 million with a further €7.5 million due in add-ons and bonuses.
Everton striker Bassala Sambou is wanted by Championship side Blackburn Rovers. Another of the Toffees’ forwards, Henry Onyekuru, is wanted by Galatasaray.
Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter is wanted by Cardiff City and Fulham.