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The summer window is starting to heat up as clubs step up efforts to recruit and sell players.
Window’s biggest deal to date saw Manchester United finally land longtime target Jadon Sancho in a deal worth £ 73million. The deal is expected to be finalized this move with a completed medical examination. Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane and Rennes star Eduardo Camavinga are also targets.
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.
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, along with Lyonnais Houssem Aouar.
Manchester City are ready to spend the money again as they aim for huge deals for Kane and Jack Grealish, although successfully pushing 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.
Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news, rumors and gossip today below!
Arsenal offer £ 34million for Locatelli
According to Sky Italia, Arsenal have filed an offer worth £ 34.3million for Manuel Locatelli.
The player, who shone at Euro 2020, is however not convinced and would prefer to hold on for Juventus.
Sassuolo is aware of the player’s preference and is waiting for Juve to match Arsenal’s offer.
Fire sale in Liverpool
Liverpool hope to empty their store this summer in an effort to increase cash flow, the Express reports.
A number of fringe players are up for grabs including Xherdan Shaqiri, Neco Williams, Harry Wilson, Marko Grujic, Loris Karius, Sheyi Ojo, Ben Woodburn and Taiwo Awoniyi.
Arsenal watch for Odegaard
Arsenal’s hopes of signing Martin Odegaard on a permanent basis have been turned over to a lifeline.
The Norwegian returned to Real Madrid after being on loan to start his life under Carlo Ancelotti, determined to finally prove his worth in Spain.
However, Athletic report that Madrid are facing a salary budget cut of almost £ 150million which accelerates their need to sell players and, along with Isco and Raphael Varane, Odegaard is said to be one of those who might have to move on. .
Deal done! Giroud joins AC Milan
Olivier Giroud has left Chelsea for AC Milan in a deal worth up to £ 1.6million.
Confirmed: Arsenal to sign Whites
Arsenal are set to sign Brighton defender Ben White after securing a tentative deal for him worth £ 50million.
The Gunners chased White all summer and fell short with an offer of around £ 40million earlier in the window.
A fee of £ 50million has now been agreed for White and the 23-year-old is expected to sign for Arsenal later this month, or early August at the latest.
The center-back is currently on vacation after being with England at Euro 2020, but will sign on his return.
Tottenham join Renato Sanches race
Tottenham are really stepping up their transfer activity, aren’t they.
The Lille midfielder has impressed Portugal at Euro 2020, sparking interest from Liverpool and, according to reports in Italy, Tottenham.
Sanches are expected to cost around £ 25million.
Barca are desperate to get rid of Griezmann
Barcelona are desperate to take Antoine Griezmann off his payroll, according to various reports, as he ties Lionel Messi to a new contract and tries to ease his financial woes.
Griezmann wants to see the last three years of his contract with Barca before a possible move to MLS, but the club want to change their mind.
A return to Atletico has been hinted at, with Saul Niguez coming in the opposite direction, but Atleti fans are less than impressed given his flirtation with Barca before eventually joining them.
Is Kane going to skip practice?
Tottenham striker Harry Kane could refuse to return to pre-season training in a bid to force a move to Manchester City, according to reports.
With Kane keen to leave Spurs this summer and City showing interest, The Telegraph claims England players believe the forward will not show up to training if chairman Daniel Levy stands firm on Kane’s future .
Latest news on Chelsea’s pursuit of Haaland
A sort of Athletic update, which reports Chelsea should make Erling Haaland their highest paid player – currently N’Golo Kante has that title – beyond breaking his transfer record to sign the forward .
Chelsea are aware that Dortmund have no interest in selling this summer, a position further strengthened by the transfer of Jadon Sancho to Manchester United.
Trippier confident in Man United decision
Kieran Trippier is confident that a move to Manchester United will materialize this summer, the Manchester Evening News reports.
The defender wants to leave Atletico Madrid and return to England.