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The summer window is starting to heat up as clubs step up efforts to recruit and sell players.
The biggest window splash to date has seen Manchester United finally land longtime target Jadon Sancho in a deal worth £ 73million. The transfer is expected to be finalized this week with a completed medical exam. Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane and Rennes star Eduardo Camavinga are also priority targets, while Barcelona have their sights set on Paul Pogba.
Chelsea also want to sign a superstar from Dortmund and are reportedly ready to offer £ 150million for Erling Haaland, looking to beat the fierce competition for a striker who is available for half that price next summer, but could look to Robert Lewandowski as the frustrations grow.
Tottenham’s transfer activity has shifted into high gear now that Nuno Espirito Santo has been confirmed as new manager. Danny Ings remains their priority to sign with the club determined to keep Harry Kane. In defense, Takehiro Tomiyasu and Jules Kounde are reported targets, Lyonnais Houssem Aouar also being interesting as Spurs move closer to Atalanta duo Cristian Romero and Pierluigi Gollini.
Manchester City are once again ready to spend the money as they aim for huge deals for Kane and Jack Grealish, although getting the pair away from Tottenham and Aston Villa will prove difficult. Villa is convinced that Grealish will accept a new contract, while Spurs have repeatedly ruled out the sale of their precious asset.
Liverpool have been linked with Saul Niguez, Youri Tielemans and Nicolo Barella as well as a potential deal for Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches as they look to replace Gini Wijnaldum, as big doubts have emerged over the future of the Captain Jordan Henderson.
Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news, rumors and gossip today below!
Townsend bids farewell to Crystal Palace
A heartfelt farewell message from Townsend to Crystal Palace fans.
The 30-year-old spent five years at Selhurst Park, making 185 appearances.
Townsend joins Everton on two-year contract
Everton have now officially confirmed the signing of Andros Townsend.
The winger has signed a two-year contract at Goodison Park after leaving Crystal Palace after his contract expired last month.
Townsend reunites with former Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez in Merseyside.
“I think everyone knows what Everton is. It’s a huge football club, it’s very ambitious, a club that has tried to get back to its place in Europe and beyond,” Townsend said. to evertontv. “I will do whatever I can to help the club do it.
“Everton are a huge football club and have big ambitions next season. As the old cliché goes, it was obvious.
“Rafa is very experienced. He does a lot of tactical work on the training ground, he leaves no stone unturned.
“But more importantly, he’s a great man, a great man-manager, and he always talks to you. I am sure he will be very successful here.
Awoniyi leaves Liverpool
News of another Liverpool departure now.
Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi, 23, has made a £ 6.5million transfer to Union Berlin from the Bundesliga side.
Liverpool also included a 10% sell clause in the deal.
Awoniyi scored five goals in 22 Union loan appearances last season, while he also embarked on six other loan spells away from Anfield after being signed by Liverpool in 2015.
He has never made a senior appearance for the Reds.
Are the Spurs preparing for a trade?
Tottenham are reportedly set to finalize a swap deal with Sevilla which will see them sign winger Bryan Gil and see Erik Lamela move to Spain.
Lamela has been at Tottenham for eight years but could now head to La Liga.
Gil, 20, impressed on loan with Eibar last season.
Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic has made a permanent transfer to Porto, the Premier League club have announced.
Serbian international Grujic, 25, Jurgen Klopp’s first signing as Liverpool manager in 2016, has made just 16 appearances in all competitions during five years at Anfield.
Liverpool said on their official website: “The Serbian international returns to the Portuguese club after making 39 appearances and scoring two goals in a loan spell in 2020-21.”
Clarets confirm Hennessey transfer
Another deal made to confirm – Burnley signed Wayne Hennessey after leaving Crystal Palace.
The 34-year-old has 181 Premier League appearances to his name and will provide cold cover for Nick Pope.
Brentford signs Onyeka
Brentford has finalized the signing of Nigerian midfielder Frank Onyeka from Danish club FC Midtjylland.
The charges for Onyeka are not being disclosed, but reports in Denmark claim the bees have racked up around £ 8.5million to get their man.
The 23-year-old joins Brentford from Midtjylland, where bee owner Matthew Benham holds the majority of the shares. Onyeka has signed a five-year deal with Brentford and will now undergo a period of quarantine before joining the squad for training.
Brentford boss Thomas Frank said: “I can’t wait to have Frank in the building. We think he’s an important addition to the team, and we look forward to working with him. He is a very dynamic player.
Bournemouth were one of the few clubs linked to Andros Townsend following his departure from Crystal Palace.
Townsend now looks set to join Everton – but are the Cherries about to lose a winger?
Spain’s Villarreal side are “in the lead” to sign Arnaut Danjuma this summer, according to reports.
Danjuma had a great season in the second division last year, scoring 17 times, including in both rounds of the play-offs.
Bournemouth paid almost £ 14million to sign him two years ago but can hold on for a fair price.
Gray set for medical
Everton continue to be linked with a handful of wingers, with Andros Townsend set to get a free transfer after leaving Crystal Palace.
And Sky Sports are now reporting that Demarai Gray will have a medical exam with the club this afternoon.
The former Leicester man arrives from Bayer Leverkusen.
Spurs get closer to new goalkeeper
Tottenham are set to start their transfer activity under Nuno Espirito Santo by loaning Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini, wrote Simon Collings.
Spurs are in advanced talks to sign the 26-year-old, who spent time at Manchester United during his youth career. Gollini stayed at Aston Villa before moving to Atalanta on loan in 2017 and joining them permanently in 2018.
The goalkeeper has impressed in Serie A and now Spurs are set to sign him on loan, with the deal set to include an option to buy Gollini for £ 12.9million at the end of next season .
The deal will be the first in new boss Nuno’s tenure and also the first step taken by new Spurs general manager, football Fabio Paratici.
Tottenham are also keen to sign Atalanta center-back Cristian Romero, but a deal for the Argentina international has yet to be reached as talks continue.