Transfer the news LIVE! Rafael Leao at Chelsea and latest gossip

The summer transfer window reopens in just three days as clubs in the Premier League and beyond try to secure plenty of early deals down the line.

Arsenal are heavily linked with Italian striker Gianluca Scamacca as well as Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko but face a Manchester City fight to keep Bukayo Saka. Leicester playmaker Youri Tielemans is another target and he has looked into his future.

Elsewhere, Liverpool are trying to strike a deal with Scottish sensation Calvin Ramsay and have also entered the race to sign Leeds star Kalvin Phillips, with an additional eye on Jude Bellingham. Gareth Bale and Paulo Dybala won’t sign for Tottenham, and now neither will Alessandro Bastoni, it seems.

Mo Salah – as well as Angel Di Maria – could be on his way to Barcelona, ​​with Bayern Munich set to make a fresh offer for Robert Lewandowski’s replacement Sadio Mane.

Chelsea are believed to be hot on the trail of Rafael Leao, Matthijs de Ligt and Ousmane Dembele, while Manchester United have added Denzel Dumfries to an already long list of targets which includes Frenkie de Jong, Jurrien Timber and Darwin Nunez.

Further afield, Aurelien Tchouameni looks set to finally join Real Madrid in a deal that could be worth £82m.

Catch up on the latest transfer news and gossip LIVE with the Standard Sport blog below!

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The trio defeats Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen’s future comes down to a choice of three clubs.

Sky Sports name Tottenham, Brentford and Manchester United as the Dane’s latest plans.

It’s now up to Eriksen to decide which of the contract offers he wants to accept.

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Newcastle off Dean Henderson

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson is no longer a target for Newcastle, according to the Telegraph.

Instead, Manchester City’s Nathan Ake and Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin are the Magpies’ main targets this summer.

A new goalie is also on their radar despite having a move for Henderson withdrawn.


Ambitious Alexis Sanchez pushes for Camp Nou return

Alexis Sanchez has reportedly offered himself for a return to Barcelona.

Spanish daily Sport details the player’s representatives’ contact with Camp Nou as Inter Milan seek to get him off their wage bill.

Alas, coach Xavi said no because Sanchez doesn’t fit his style of play. Still, you can’t blame a boy for trying…


An ex-Tottenham man on the move

Fiorentina could swoop in for former Tottenham goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini after his loan spell in north London ended.

Back at Atalanta, the Italian would be a target for La Nazione.


Louis van Gaal’s advice to Jurrien Timber

Manchester United target Jurrien Timber cannot move to a club where he will not be first choice this summer, says Louis van Gaal.

The Netherlands national team boss said today: “I think a player of his quality can play in the Premier League. It’s not a problem. If he has to take this big step now , that’s the question.

“[If he does not play] then he is not so wise, I think. He must play. »

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Robert Lewandowski launches a new appeal to Bayern

Robert Lewandowski has made his desire to leave Bayern Munich clear.

Barcelona are the favorites to sign the Polish striker, who still has a year left on his contract in Bavaria.

He told OnetSport: “I just want to leave Bayern. Loyalty and respect are more important than hard work. It is best to find a solution together.

“Something died in me, I want to leave Bayern for more emotions in my life.”


Saul Niguez opens up on his time at Chelsea

Saul Niguez has opened up on a difficult loan spell at Chelsea as he leaves the club.

In a year of absence from Atletico Madrid, the Spanish midfielder has played 26 games, only ten of them in the Premier League. In fact, each of his first two league starts ended in a half-time substitution.

Thomas Tuchel tried to find space for Saul with a string of outings at left-back following Ben Chilwell’s injury, but his spell was disappointing overall.

On Tuesday, he posted a Twitter thread to explain his emotions during the stint.

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Talks between Liverpool and Salah continue

No agreement yet between Liverpool and Mohamed Salah in their contract negotiations, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Talks are set to continue but the Egyptian wants an improved offer with his preference being to stay in the Premier League – and at Anfield.

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Chelsea enter the Rafael Leao race

AC Milan striker Rafael Leao has entered Chelsea’s radar, according to 90min.

Real Madrid have long been seen as favorites for the Portuguese star, who helped Diavolo win the Serie A title last month.

But Chelsea are described as monitoring the situation ahead of a possible offer.

Romelu Lukaku’s future could play a role in Leao’s interest, with the Belgian keen on a return to Inter Milan.

So…Chelsea could end up strengthening Milan’s rivals before signing their top scorer!

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Juventus considering new Morata deal

Alvaro Morata, previously considered an Arsenal target, could have found his way back to Juventus.

After his loan spell at Turin ended and the Old Lady refused to pay his £31million buyout clause, a player swap deal could revive the deal.

Gianluca Di Marzio reports that Moise Kean has been offered by Juve in exchange for Morata.

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