Live transfer news from around Europe’s top five leagues, right from the Premier League to Bundesliga.
AJAX SET TO MAKE ANOTHER OFFER FOR BERGWIJN
Ajax are set to make another offer to sign the Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn from Spurs. According to a report by Sky Sports, Spurs won’t be accepting any bids under £25m.
BARCELONA HOPE TO BRING KOUNDE’S PRICE DOWN
Barcelona currently doesn’t want to pay the €60m price for Sevilla CB Jules Kounde. They hope to bring his price down. Sevilla have always kept their asking price at €60m, with Chelsea also among the clubs interested for the Frenchman.
DEMBELE ON THE VERGE OF ACCEPTING BARCELONA’S CONTRACT OFFER
According to a report by Diario AS journalist Javi Miguel, Ousmane Dembélé is on the verge to accept Barcelona’s contract renewal proposal. He is reportedly ready to accept the same offer which he has been rejecting continuously since december. This developement occured after Dembele’s talks with Chelsea stalled, as they are exploring the option to sign Raheem Sterling instead of him.
MANCHESTER UNITED IN TALKS TO SIGN BACHMANN
Manchester United are in talks to sign the Watford goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann as their second choice keeper. Watford will only consider permanent deal. They are looking to replace Dean Henderson with him, as Henderson’s move to Nottingham Forest is almost done.
GAVI CLOSE TO SIGN HIS NEW BARCELONA CONTRACT
Gavi is really close to sign a new contract with Barcelona. All parties are getting closer after the meeting with Gavi’s agent de la Peña, as reported by Helena Condis.
BAYERN ANNOUNCE THE SIGNING OF MANE
Bayern Munich have announced the signing of Senegalese forward Sadio Mané from Liverpool. He has signed a 3 year contract. The deal has been completed for a sum of €32m plus add-ons to total a potential package for €41m. Mané said “I only wanted to join Bayern, it’s the right club for me now”.
LEEDS REJECT BID FOR RAPHINHA
Leeds have officially rejected a bid from Arsenal to sign the Brazilian winger Raphinha. It was expected to be rejected as it was way below their valuation of the winger. Arsenal’s interest is strong though, and a new bid might arrive anytime.
VITINHA’S MOVE TO PSG NOT FINALIZED YET
PSG haven’t fully agreed with Porto for the move of 22 year old midfielder Vitinha. Porto want to receive the €40M release clause immediately, while PSG wish to pay €20M in the coming days and the remaining €20M next summer.
AJAX CONFIRM APPOINTMENT OF THEIR NEXT MANAGER
Ajax have confirmed the appointment of their new manager, Alfred Schreuder. He will join the club from Club Brugge on 1st July.
FIORENTINA IN TALKS WITH MADRID OVER JOVIC LOAN
Fiorentina are in talks with Real Madrid to sign the Serbian striker Luka Jović. FIorentina want Madrid to cover atleast 50% of his wages, which would mean would mean €3m for Fiorentina and €3m for Real Madrid until June 2023. Negotiations are still going on.
LUKAKU TAKES A PAY CUT TO JOIN INTER
Romelu Lukaku has taken a hefty pay cut in order to move to Inter. His salary will be reduced from €12m to €8m, as reported by Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano. He is all set to have his medical in Milan next week.
LIVERPOOL INTERESTED IN BARELLA
Liverpool are interested in signing the Inter Milan midfielder Nicolò Barella. According to a report by CalcioMercato, Liverpool are ready to offer Naby Keita plus cash as part of exchange in the deal. Inter value the Italian at around £77.5m.
ARSENAL IN ADVANCED TALKS FOR JESUS
Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign The Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus. Arsenal will need to act fast on key details regarding the deal, as PSG and Spurs are also interested in the player and waiting to see the situation of the deal.
PSG READY TO LET NEYMAR LEAVE
PSG and their sporting director Luis Campos are ready to let Neymar leave this summer, according to a report by Santi Aouna. They will be open to selling him if any club is interested and is able to meet their demands, although it seems highly unlikely for any club to match his current salary of €30m-a-year.
ARSENAL SUBMIT BID FOR RAPHINHA
Arsenal have submitted an official bid to sign the Leeds winger Raphinha. Arsenal had shown their interest in the winger way back, and now a bid for the Brazilian has landed. However, it is expected to be rejected, as it falls way too short of Leeds’ valuation. Barcelona is Raphinha’s preferred destination, with Chelsea and Arsenal being lower in the pecking order.
MONACO AGREE A DEAL TO SIGN MINAMINO
AS Monaco have agreed a deal with Liverpool to sign Takumi Minamino. Monaco have reportedly agreed the deal for a fee of £15.5m plus £3m add-ons to land the Japanese at their club. Personal terms have already been agreed.
INTER SEAL LOAN MOVE FOR LUKAKU
Done deal! Romelu Lukaku returns to Inter Milan on a 1 year loan.
EKITIKE ATTRACTING INTEREST FROM TOP EUROPEAN CLUBS
Reims striker Hugo Ekitike is attracting interest from several European giants. According to a report by French media agency Lequipe, the likes of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich have shown interest in the forward. Newcastle have reportedly agreed a fee with Reims for €36M + €10M in add ons, but the player and his representatives are stalling the deal.
INTER CLOSING IN ON LUKAKU DEAL
Inter are closing in on a deal for the Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku. According to The Athletic’s David Ornstein, a deal has been agreed between Chelsea and Inter for a 1year straight loan for a fee of €8m + add-ons. Medical is expected to be held next week.