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Fiorentina close in on Jovic

2022-06-29T21:24:38.676Z

Tottenham reach Richarlison agreement

2022-06-29T20:20:43.784Z

Forward moves closer to London switch

Stoke welcome McCarron to club

2022-06-29T19:30:00.000Z

Leon to leave West Ham

2022-06-29T19:00:00.000Z

Lukaku to Inter confirmed

2022-06-29T18:31:39.554Z

Inter have confirmed the loan signing of Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea, with the striker appearing alongside the club's president in Milan on Wednesday.

Read GOAL's full breakdown of the move here

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Where next for Neymar?

2022-06-29T17:54:42.568Z

It now appears possible that Neymar will leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

But which teams might try to sign him?

GOAL assesses the options.

Inter Miami sign French winger Jean

2022-06-29T17:24:58.516Z

Inter Miami have signed French attacker Corentin Jean from RC Lens, the club have announced.

Jean joins Miami on a contract that runs to the 2024 season, having spent the entirety of his career thus far in Ligues 1 and 2.

Read the full story here

Neymar worried about transfer saga

2022-06-29T15:30:00.000Z

Neymar is growing concerned that a prolonged transfer saga with Paris Saint-Germain this summer could distract from his 2022 World Cup preparations, GOAL understands.

Despite wanting to stay in Paris, the club is reportedly exploring a sale, with Premier League clubs said to be intrigued by his possible availability.

The winger is desperate to find success in Qatar and has previously suggested that he could retire from international football after the tournament.

Arsenal, Chelsea & Spurs chasing Torino's Bremer

2022-06-29T15:00:00.000Z

Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are all chasing the signature of Torino defender Bremer - according to 90min.

Inter and Juventus have also been linked with the 25-year-old, but neither side is willing to meet his €50 million (£43m/$53m) asking price.

A bidding war could now erupt between the three London clubs for Bremer, who recorded three goals in 33 Serie A games for Torino last term.

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Sanches closing in on PSG transfer

2022-06-29T14:30:00.000Z

Real flop Jovic set for Fiorentina switch

2022-06-29T14:00:00.000Z

Real Madrid flop Luka Jovic is set to complete a move to Fiorentina - according to Sky Italia.

The 24-year-old will join La Viola on loan for the duration of the 2022-23 season, with an official announcement expected next week.

Jovic has scored just three goals in 51 games for Madrid since his big-money move from Eintracht Frankfurt in 2019.

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Lazio in talks to sign Real Madrid defender Gila

2022-06-29T13:30:00.000Z

Lazio are in talks to sign Real Madrid defender Mario Gila - according to Marca.

The Italian club are set to win the race for the 21-year-old ahead of Getafe, Celta Vigo and Sassuolo.

Gila barely played for Madrid last season and they are ready to let him go for around €5 million.

Man Utd preparing £40m bid for Lisandro Martinez (talkSPORT)

2022-06-29T13:00:00.000Z

Red Devils target another Ajax star

TalkSport claims that Manchester United are preparing a bid of £40 million (€46m/$48m) for Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez, a player who Arsenal are also targeting in this transfer window.

Arsenal have already one official bid for the 24-year-old, though that was turned down by the Eredivisie champions.

The Argentinian international is a player who is familiar with Erik ten Hag given their time together at Ajax, and the Dutch manager is keen on bringing him to Man Utd.

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Youngster Will Fish signs new contract with Man Utd

2022-06-29T12:30:00.000Z

Tottenham progressing in negotiations for Richarlison

2022-06-29T12:00:00.000Z

Chelsea in for several defenders including de Ligt and Skriniar

2022-06-29T11:30:00.000Z

According to TalkSport, Chelsea are interested in several centre-back options including Matthijs de Ligt, Milan Skriniar, and Manchester City's Nathan Ake, as the Blues look to fill the gaps left behind by Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen. 

Thomas Tuchel's side were also heavily linked with Sevilla's Jules Konde, with that move a one point looking very likely to happen, though nothing has yet materialised.

Ukrainian international Oleksandr Zinchenko has also been mentioned as a prospective target for Chelsea, as Marcos Alonso's future at the club remains uncertain.

Villareal set to rival Sevilla for Giovanni Simeone

2022-06-29T11:00:00.000Z

After scoring 17 goals and picking up 5 assists in the Serie A last season, Giovanni Simeone is on the radar of several European clubs, with Sevilla and Villareal the top contenders to get his signature, GOAL can confirm.

Hellas Verona only signed the Argentine last season, but they are willing to negotiate a fee of around €20 million (£17m/$21m) for the striker, which would see them make a profit on their initial investment.

Read the full story on GOAL

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'I'm so happy!' - Lukaku lands in Milan to complete €8m Inter loan

2022-06-29T10:30:00.000Z

GOAL can confirm that Romelu Lukaku has arrived in Milan to complete his €8 million loan transfer back to Inter.

Lukaku re-signed for Chelsea in a club-record £98 million ($120m) deal after firing Inter to the Serie A title in 2020-21, but the move was an underwhelming failure. 

The 29-year-old has been pushing for a return to San Siro as a result and, with an agreement between the two clubs now in place, he is set to be unveiled as a Nerazzurri player once again.

Read the full story on GOAL

Man City announce Mary Fowler

2022-06-29T10:00:00.000Z

Dortmund will not consider bids below €120m for Bellingham

2022-06-29T09:30:00.000Z

According to Sport Bild, Borussia Dortmund will not entertain offers below €120 million (£103m/$126m) for 19-year-old Jude Bellingham.

With three years remaining on his current contract, the German club have no intention of selling him this summer, but are bracing for a host of bids in 2023.

European giants Real Madrid, Liverpool and Manchester United have all shown early interest.

West Ham set to pay Danjuma’s €40m release clause

2022-06-29T09:00:00.000Z

According to Todofichajes, West Ham are prepared to pay Arnaut Danjuma's €40 million (£34m/$42m) release clause, to sign the Dutchmen from Villareal.

David Moyes' side were heavily reliant on a select few in the forward line at times during last season's campaign, so attacking reinforcements would be ideal for the Hammers in this transfer window.

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Man Utd in direct contact with Malacia over personal terms

2022-06-29T08:30:00.000Z

Atletico in talks with Arsenal for Bellerin

2022-06-29T08:00:00.000Z

Atletico Madrid have opened talks with Arsenal for Spanish full-back Hector Bellerin - according to Eldesmarque.

The Liga giants want to sign the 27-year-old on a permanent deal, having seen him shine on loan at Real Betis last season.

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Man City set to loan out Steffen

2022-06-29T07:30:00.000Z

Manchester City are set to loan out United States national team goalkeeper Zack Steffen - according to ESPN.

Middlesbrough are close to sealing the 27-year-old's services for the duration of the 2021-22 campaign.

Steffen continued to play second fiddle to Ederson in the City net last season as he was restricted to just one Premier League outing.

Inter willing to offload Dzeko

2022-06-29T07:00:00.000Z

Inter are willing to offload Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko this summer - according to Calciomercato.

New Valencia boss Gennaro Gattuso is interested in bringing the 36-year-old to Mestalla, but the club may not be able to afford his wages.

Dzeko recorded 13 goals in 36 Serie A games for Inter in their 2021-22 campaign.

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Lukaku lands in Milan ahead of Inter return

2022-06-29T06:30:00.000Z

Xavi Simons completes PSV switch from PSG

2022-06-29T06:01:00.000Z

Botman completes £35 million transfer to Newcastle

2022-06-28T22:33:48.897Z

Newcastle United have completed the £35 million ($42.9m) signing of Sven Botman from Lille, the club has announced.

Formal details are set to be concluded this week, at which point Botman will become the team's fourth signing of the summer after Alex Murphy, Matt Targett and Nick Pope.

Read the full story on GOAL!



Silva wants Neymar at Chelsea

2022-06-28T22:32:10.174Z

Thiago Silva is eager to welcome his close friend Neymar to Chelsea amid the uncertainty surrounding the winger's future at Paris Saint-Germain.

Neymar is determined to stay on with the club but, if he were to leave, Silva says he'd love to reunite with him in London.

Read the full story on GOAL!

Suarez not on LAFC's radar

2022-06-28T22:31:09.123Z

Luis Suarez is not on LAFC's radar as they've instead set their sights on another striker, according to Univision.

Aston Villa's Trezeguet is instead their main target, although little progress has been made in negotiations.

The club, though, is determined to sign a striker after recently adding Gareth Bale and Giorgio Chiellini.

Milan looking to hijack Inter's Dybala deal

2022-06-28T22:28:52.656Z

AC Milan are prepared to swoop in and sign Paulo Dybala, according to RadioRadio.

Uncertainties during negotiations with Inter have frustrated Dybala's team, leaving the door open for their crosstown rivals to hijack the deal.

Milan feel confident that they can entice Dybala to sign on a free transfer.