Premier League Transfer News Thursday 8 August

Lukaku, Luiz, Sessegnon, Welbeck

Premier League transfer news and transfer rumours

Manchester United have agreed to sell striker Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan for a transfer fee worth up to £76.5 million. United have been offered former Spurs striker Fernando Llorente as well as Athletic Bilbao front-man Inaki Williams. However, talks look set to take place today with Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic. Details here.

Arsenal are expected to complete the £25 million transfer of Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney. Chelsea central defender David Luiz is also a deadline-day target for the Gunners with reports suggesting he will sign a two-year deal. The transfer fee is £8 million. More here.

Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a fee with Fulham for left-back Ryan Sessegnon. Real Betis midfielder Giovani lo Celso is finally expected to complete his move to Spurs. Chrsitan Eriksen is being linked with fresh interest from Atletico Madrid. Reports claim Spurs are close to signing Paulo Dybala from Juventus.

Watford have announced the signing of Danny Welbeck on a free transfer. Welbeck was released by Arsenal in the summer.

A knee injury could scupper Leroy Sane’s move from Manchester City to Bayern Munich. City could sign goalkeeper Scott Carson from Derby County on a season-long loan.

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has handed in a written transfer request in a bid to join Everton. The Eagles are demanding £100 million for Zaha.

Everton are being linked with Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori and Bournemouth’s Nathan Ake although the Cherries’ £75 million valuation of Ake is expected to put off the Toffees.

Burnley have made a bid to sign Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater on loan.

Newcastle United hope to complete the signing of Swedish right-back Emil Krafth from French side Amiens. Krafth has arrived on Tyneside for a medical.

Norwich City have bid £15 million for Lorient striker Alexis Claude-Maurice.

Leicester City have agreed to sign midfielder Dennis Praet from Sampdoria for £20 million. However, the Foxes will seek to loan a central defender rather than directly replace Harry Maguire.

Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is being linked with Monaco.

Aston Villa have opened talks with RB Leipzig over the transfer of striker Jean-Kevin Augustin. Villa are also being linked with Brentford forward Said Benrahma.

Wolves have ended their interest in Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina but are preparing a £30 million bid for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani.

Brighton have bid £28 million for Genk midfielder Sander Berge.