Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Chelsea make €100m Chiesa enquiry
Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and around the world.
Tottenham to revive interest in Skriniar
3 minutes ago 13:30
Tottenham are set to revive their interest in Inter centre-back Milan Skriniar – according to Calcio Mercato.
Spurs were heavily linked with the 26-year-old, who is tied to San Siro until 2023, in last year’s summer transfer window, but a final deal never came to fruition.
Former Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici also tried to bring Skriniar to the Allianz Stadium in 2020, and has now set his sights on the defender again after taking up the same role at Tottenham.
Valencia interested in Sevilla midfielder Gil
33 minutes ago 13:00
Sevilla midfielder Bryan Gil is the subject of interest from Valencia – according to COPE.
Valencia will look to bring in the 20-year-old if Goncalo Guedes completes an expected transfer away from Mestalla in the coming weeks.
Gil, who spent the 2020-21 campaign on loan at Eibar, still has two years left on his current deal at Sevilla, with Valencia eager to arrange an initial loan deal that includes an option to buy.
Navas to stay at PSG despite Donnarumma’s arrival
1 hour ago 12:30
Keylor Navas is set to remain at Paris Saint-Germain despite Gianluigi Donnarumma’s impending arrival at the club – according to ESPN.
Donnarumma is set to complete a free transfer to Parc des Princes after deciding against extending his contract at Milan.
PSG won’t look to sell Navas, though, and even plan to stick with him as their No.1 goalkeeper for the start of the 2021-22 season.
Genk in pole position to sign Chelsea starlet Ugbo
1 hour ago 12:00
Ike Ugbo is set to leave Chelsea this summer, confirmed. Genk are now leading the race to sign him on a permanent deal – negotiations progressing with Chelsea. ? #CFC #Genk
Besiktas, Feyenoord and PSV approached Chelsea to sign Ugbo but Genk are confident to complete the deal. https://t.co/aGi2YPmJrW
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 14, 2021
Chelsea make €100m Chiesa enquiry (BILD)
2 hours ago 11:30
Blues set sights on Juve star
TRUE ✅ @ChelseaFC has asked @juventusfc for a transfer of @federicochiesa. offered basis for negotiation: 100 mio €. Juventus has declined talks
— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) July 14, 2021
Perrin joins Strasbourg on loan
2 hours ago 11:29
Good luck @PerrinLucas5 ! ??
Our ????? is loaned for a season at @RCSA with an option for a final transfer in 2022/2023. pic.twitter.com/tk9IiW0cwP
— Olympique de Marseille ?? ?? (@OM_English) July 14, 2021
Vitesse snap up Frederiksen from Juventus
2 hours ago 11:00
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?? Velkommen, Nikolai!#Vitesse #VelkommenNikolai
— Vitesse (@MijnVitesse) July 14, 2021
Barca exploring Griezmann swap with Atletico (Telegraph)
3 hours ago 10:30
France star set to head back to old club
Barcelona are exploring the options to swap Antoine Greizmann with old club Atletico Madrid in return for Saul Niguez, says the Telegraph.
The France international swapped Wanda Metropolitano for Camp Nou in a big-money move – but has failed to deliver on his promise with the Blaugrana, while his former club ran off with La Liga last term.
Now, he could be offloaded, as Ronald Koeman’s side look to find some much-needed finances – with a former team-mate potentially moving the other way.
Zidane mooted for France job
3 hours ago 10:00
Zinedine Zidane could replace Didier Deschamps as France boss despite the expectation that the latter will be in charge for Qatar 2022, claims Marca.
After Les Bleus failed to make a splash as reigning World Cup holders at Euro 2020, the future of their current coach looks to be more murky.
Zidane, a living legend among France stars, most recently finished a second spell at Real Madrid and is thought to not be interested in a club-level job.
Dortmund remain confident over Haaland stay
4 hours ago 09:30
Erling Haaland will remain at Borussia Dortmund as their search for a replacement for Jadon Sancho goes on, according to the club’s head of first-team football Sebastian Kehl.
Haaland is attracting attention from a whole host of top clubs after a stellar 2020-21 campaign at BVB, who he helped win the DFB-Pokal and finish fourth in the Bundesliga by scoring 30 goals in 32 domestic appearances.
However, Dortmund have repeatedly insisted that a prized asset will not be sold this summer, and Kehl reiterated that stance before their opening pre-season friendly against FC Giessen on Tuesday night.
Juve cool interest in Gosens
4 hours ago 09:00
Juventus have cooled their interest in Atalanta defender Robin Gosens – according to Calcio Mercato.
The 27-year-old was eager to secure a move to the Allianz Stadium, but the Bianconeri have refused to meet his current club’s €50 million (£43m/$59m) valuation.
Juve will now look at alternative targets, while Gosens continues to attract interest from a number of other top clubs after a stellar Euro 2020 campaign with Germany.
Palace target Man City midfielder Gomes
5 hours ago 08:30
Crystal Palace have identified Manchester City midfielder Claudio Gomes as a transfer target – according to Eurosport.
New Eagles boss Patrick Vieira is eager to bolster his options in the middle of the park, and Pep Guardiola may be prepared to let the 20-year-old leave Etihad Stadium on loan.
Gomes joined City from Paris Saint-Germain in 2018, and has represented France at U20 level.
Tottenham reach agreement to sign Kounde (Di Marzio)
5 hours ago 08:00
Spurs in position to win race for Sevilla star
Tottenham have reached an agreement with Sevilla over the signing of Jules Kounde – according to Gianluca Di Marzio.
Spurs are prepared to pay €30 million (£26m/$35m) to the Spanish outfit for the 22-year-old while including Davinson Sanchez in the final deal, but the player has yet to make a final decision on his next move.
Kounde has also been heavily linked with Real Madrid after playing a key role in Sevilla’s run to a fourth-place La Liga finish in 2020-21.
Milan close in on Monaco star Ballo-Touré
6 hours ago 07:30
AC Milan are now close to reach an agreement with AS Monaco to sign Ballo-Touré. Personal terms already agreed. Olivier Giroud will be announced this week as new signing. ? #ACMilan
Loan with buy option offered from AC Milan for Nikola Vlasic – CSKA turned down the opening bid.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 13, 2021
Smith Rowe ‘100%’ staying at Arsenal – Arteta
8 hours ago 05:30
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is adamant that Emile Smith Rowe will not be allowed to leave the Emirates Stadium this summer.
Smith-Rowe, 20, has become the focus of transfer attentions from Aston Villa since the window re-opened.
Tottenham make Ings transfer priority
9 hours ago 04:30
Tottenham have made Southampton striker Danny Ings their top priority this window, says The Telegraph.
Manchester City are also said to be interested, but Spurs would likely be able to promise more playing time to the longtime Premier League goalscoring threat.
Ings is currently rated at £20 million ($28m/€23m), according to the report.
Granada reveal Bacca addition
10 hours ago 03:30
Granada have announced the signing of Carlos Bacca.
The Spanish club will become the third La Liga home for the veteran striker, who has also competed for Villarreal and Sevilla.
Bacca has scored 62 goals in La Liga in his career.
Man Utd uninterested in Roma’s Telles overture
11 hours ago 02:30
AS Roma are interested in Alex Telles as potential new left back. Roma want him on loan to replace Spinazzola, Manchester United have no intention to accept a loan as of today. ??? #ASRoma @DiMarzio
Deal now considered ‘complicated’ as of today – Roma will try in the next days.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 13, 2021
Donnarumma pens AC Milan farewell message
The Italy goalkeeper became a national hero as he saved from Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka to seal victory in Sunday’s Euro 2020 final shoot-out.
But he is now preparing for a change in scenery after spending his entire career to date with the Rossoneri.
Saliba arrives for Marseille medical
13 hours ago 00:30
Arsenal defender William Saliba has arrived in France ahead of his move to Marseille.
The Gunners have been in talks with the Ligue 1 side for weeks over a loan deal for the 21-year-old centre-back, who spent the second half of last season with Nice.
Sunderland consider loan for Man City’s Doyle
13 hours ago 23:55
Sunderland are considering a two-year loan deal for 17-year-old Manchester City defender Callum Doyle, according to Roker Report.
The agreement would mirror Manchester City’s recent pact to send prospect Filip Stevanovic to Heerenveen for two years.
Forest land USMNT Nations League hero Horvath
13 hours ago 23:45
Welcome to The Reds, Ethan Horvath ?
— Nottingham Forest FC ❤️ (@NFFC) July 13, 2021
Lyon’s Benlamri joins Qatar SC
14 hours ago 23:30
? Algeria international Djamel Benlamri has signed a two year contract with Qatar Stars League club Qatar SC ! The 31-year old Benlamri joins on a free transfer from Olympique Lyon #TeamDZ pic.twitter.com/8Utl3u375f
— DZfoot English ??⚽️ (@DZfoot_EN) July 13, 2021
Wolves could loan Sarkic to Birmingham
14 hours ago 23:15
Wolves keeper Matija Sarkic is training with Birmingham City with a view to moving there on loan.
Understand that Blues are also interested in signing defender Dion Sanderson on loan.
— Tim Spiers (@TimSpiers) July 13, 2021
Everton eye Lenglet move (FCBN)
14 hours ago 23:00
The Barcelona centre-back endured a difficult 2020-21 in La Liga and could be had for a discount
Everton are eyeing Barcelona centre-back Clement Lenglet as a potential transfer target under new boss Rafa Benitez, writes FC Barcelona Noticias.
Lenglet, 26, came under heavy criticism from supporters this past season as he made critical mistakes in the final months of the campaign. Now, with the Blaugrana trying to clear wages from their books, he is a candidate to move elsewhere.
Benitez is said not to fully trust his current defensive structure and wants new players to strengthen the unit.