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Forest open Jenkinson talks with Arsenal


Nottingham Forest and Arsenal have started talks over defender Carl Jenkinson, reports Sky Sports.

Crystal Palace have also been credited with interest in the 27-year-old Jenkinson this summer.

Sane to join Bayern in record-breaking €110m move


Leroy Sane is set to depart Manchester City for Bayern Munich in a record-breaking €110 million (£101m/$123m), according to France Football.

Sane would then join Bayern on a five-year deal worth €18m per season, which tops team-mate Robert Lewandowski's €16m.

Both the transfer fee and Sane's wages would be the highest ever for a player in Bundesliga history.

Bayern could make late Bale push


Bayern Munich could look to make a late push to sign Gareth Bale on loan from Real Madrid, according to AS.

Neither Madrid nor Bale want a loan move, but if no suitable offer materialises before the transfer deadline, Bayern are prepared to test their resolve.

A source told AS that Bayern's kit supplier Adidas, who also sponsors Bale, could help facilitate a move which sees the Bundesliga champions pay Bale's entire salary.

Beckham targets Gattuso for Miami head coach


David Beckham wants former Milan head coach Genarro Gattuso as Inter Miami's first head coach, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Nantes had targeted Gattuso, but the Italian turned them down and are now setting their sites on Walter Zenga.

Meanwhile, Gattuso could link up with his former team-mate Beckham in Miami when the side starts play in 2020.

Palace confirm Cahill signing


Crystal Palace have confirmed the signing of Gary Cahill following the defender's Chelsea departure earlier this summer.

The 33-year-old left the Blues after seven seasons with the club, having won a Champions League title, two Premier League titles, two Europa League crowns, two FA Cups and a League Cup during his time at Stamford Bridge.

He'll now join up with Crystal Palace on a free transfer as he reunites with former England boss Roy Hodgson.

Read the full story here on Goal!

Newcastle chasing Lille midfielder


Newcastle and Genoa have both made offers to sign Lille midfielder Thiago Maia, reports le10sport

Genoa have offered €7 million (£6.5m/$7.8m) for Thiago Maia, with a 50 per cent sell on fee clause while Newcastle have offered a loan deal but a higher salary.

A decision is expected Tuesday and Lille are preparing for Thiago Maia's departure as head coach Christophe Galtier has already asked the club to find a replacement. 

Burnley bid on Fry


Burnley have had an £8 million ($10m) offer for Middlesbrough centre-back Dael Fry rejected, according to Sky Sports

The 21-year-old England youth international has been a member of Boro since joining their youth academy in 2006, though he did spend a season on loan with Rotherham in 2016-17.

Premier League clubs target Augustin


Both Crystal Palace and Aston Villa are in the mix for RB Leipzig striker Jean-Kevin Augustin, reports Sky Sports.

Augustin is in the middle of a five-year deal signed in 2017, but Leipzig are willing to sell if they can recoup the £15 million ($18m) paid to Paris Saint-Germain two years ago.

In addition to Palace and Villa, Ligue 1 clubs Monaco and Nice are also interested in the 22-year-old Augustin.

Danilo agrees Juve terms as swap for Cancelo nears


The completion of a swap deal involving Manchester City's Danilo and Juventus' Joao Cancelo has edged ever closer as the Brazilian has now agreed personal terms with the Italian champions.

Goal can confirm that the former Real Madrid full-back will earn a basic salary of €4 million (£3.7m/$4.5m) per year, plus additional bonuses if certain sporting criteria are met.

Juventus are set to earn €30m (£27m/$33m) as part of the agreement, with Danilo arriving to replace a man who has long been on City boss Pep Guardiola's radar.

Read the full story right here on Goal!

Koscielny nearing a return to Ligue 1


The Guardian claim Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny is set to return to to his native France soon.

The centre-back has made clear his intentions to leave the Gunners and has attempted to force a move from the club this summer.

It appears his wish could soon come true, with Bordeaux and Rennes both keen to sign him permanently.

Hodgson targeting four more signings


Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has said he hopes to add four more players to his ranks before Thursday’s transfer deadline.

So far the Eagles have brought in just one player - Jordan Ayew - this summer but are keen to bolster their squad ahead of the new season.

"We wanted four and then we sold [Aaron] Wan-Bissaka, so that meant five really and that's not counting the goalkeeper,” Hodgson told Sky Sports.

"At the moment we have got one of that five so there is still plenty of spaces in the number that we identified as being important for us to have in order to get the full squad, so there is still work to be done."

Kent to replace Roofe


Liverpool youngster Ryan Kent looks set to join Leeds United, as per the MailOnline.

The winger will be signed as a replacement for Neymar Roofe, who is set to leave the Championship club and join Belgian outfit Anderlecht this week.

Kent spent last season on loan at Rangers, who did want to resign the midfielder this summer, although Liverpool would prefer to sell rather than loan the player again.

Villa could add more signings


Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has said he is still looking to add to his squad ahead of Thursday’s transfer deadline.

The Villans have brought in 12 players so far this summer, but Smith has told the club’s website he is still targeting more incomings.

"We're still looking – we're always open,” he said. “We’ve got some players that we'd still like.
"But everything has to align for that to happen.”

Rooney consider England return


Wayne Rooney could be set for a shock return to England with Champions side Derby County.

Goal understands the former Manchester United striker is very tempted by a player/coach role at the Rams and could leave DC United to further his coaching ambitions.

Read the full story at Goal.

Arsenal hoping to sign Rugani on loan


Unai Emery wants to bring Juventus star Daniele Rugani to the Emirates on loan.

The Guardian report the Gunners were put off when quoted a fee of £50 million ($61m) to sign the defender permanently, but are hopeful of landing Rugani on loan for a year.

Bournemouth want Wilson


Eddie Howe wants to bring Liverpool youngster Harry Wilson to Bournemouth on loan.

BBC Solent Sport report that the Cherries are one of a number of Premier League sides pursuing the Welsh international.

Doucoure to remain at Watford


Watford have rejected a £30m ($36m) bid from Everton for Abdoulaye Doucoure, according to the Guardian.

The Toffees are on the lookout for a replacement fort midfielder Idrissa Gueye, who left the club to join Paris Saint-Germain next week.

However Everton’s hopes have been dashed with the Hornets unwilling to sell the Frenchman to a Premier League side outside the top six.

Spurs could sell Eriksen for £50m


Tottenham could sell playmaker Christian Eriksen for £50 million ($61m), reports the Daily Mail.

The Spurs star had been valued at £130m last season, but is entering the final year of his contract and has turned out extension offers.

Premier League clubs remain interested in Eriksen, but Spurs could elect to sell him abroad after the close of the domestic window with Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid lurking.

Swansea announce Kalulu capture


Swansea have announced they have signed Aldo Kalulu on a season-long loan from Swiss side Basel.

The 23-year-old attacker played 17 games for Basel, but did not score a goal in the Swiss Super League, after scoring 11 times for Sochaux in Ligue 2 the year prior.

Rooney in player-coach talks


Wayne Rooney could return to England as a player-coach Derby County, reports the Telegraph.

Rooney is currently with D.C. United in MLS, and has another year to go on his contract, but would join as a player and coach under manager Phillip Cocu.

Paul Stretford, Rooney's agent, has held preliminary talks with Derby, and further discussions are planned. 

Emery hints at end to Tierney pursuit


Unai Emery has suggested that Arsenal’s summer spending spree is over, with Celtic defender Kieran Tierney seemingly no longer a top priority.

After a quiet summer was predicted for the club, the Gunners signed Nicolas Pepe in a club record £72 million ($88m) transfer, while Dani Ceballos, Gabriel Martinelli and William Saliba have been snapped up on loan and permanent deals.

And Emery has hinted that business is now over at Emirates Stadium.

Read the full story on Goal!

Balotelli nearing Flamengo deal


Italy striker Mario Balotelli is nearing an agreement to join Brazilian club Flamengo, accordng to

Talks were opened at the behest of Andrea Cattoli and the club have signed off on a deal. 

Flamengo are ready to offer Balotelli a two-and-half year contract and Balotelli is interested in playing outside of Europe.


Everton to sign Sidibe


Monaco right-back Djibril Sidibe is set to join Everton, according to RTL's Bertrand Latour.

West Ham were among the Premier League teams reportedly on the trail for the France international but appear to have been beaten out by the Toffees.

Chelsea will let Zappacosta leave


Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta will be allowed to leave even after the close of the Premier League transfer window, reports the Telegraph.

The Blues plan to use Reece James as the backup at right-back, and have rejected several bids for him as he recovers from an ankle injury.

Zappacosta is hoping for a return to Serie A, either via loan or sale, which could happen so long as James makes progress in his recovery before the close of the Serie A transfer window.

Burnley in for Ligue 1 midfielder


Nantes midfielder Abdoulaye Toure has drawn the interests of Burnley and and Hoffenheim, according to FranceFootball.

The 25-year-old Toure, who scored three goals in Ligue 1 last year, is interested in an exit from Nantes.

Arsenal's €60m Upamecano offer rejected


French youth international will command hefty fee

Arsenal have had an offer of €60 million (£55.2m/$67.2m) for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano rejected, report Bild.

The Gunners are keen to add another central defender with Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi expected to leave the club.

The 20-year-old Frenchman Upamecano has played 36 times in the Bundesliga since joining from Red Bull Salzburg in January 2017.

Marseille complete Benedetto signing


Marseille have completed the signing of striker Dario Benedetto from Boca Juniors, for a reported fee of around €16 million (£14.7m/$17.9m).

The 29-year-old Argentine joins after three years with Boca, during which he scored 43 goals and lifted two league titles.

Boro agree fee for Dijksteel


Jonathan Woodgate is set to add another young player to his Middlesbrough squad after agreeing a fee for Charlton right-back Anfernee Dijksteel, according to the South London Press.

The 22-year-old Dutchman impressed in League One last season as Charlton were promoted via the play-offs.

He would follow Marcus Browne, Marc Bola and Tomas Mejias through the door at the Riverside as Woodgate looks to inject youth and dynamism into his side.

Porto sign Colombia midfielder Uribe


Porto have announced the signing of 28-year-old Colombia midfielder Mateus Uribe on a four-year contract.

Uribe joins after two years in Mexico with Club America. He has scored twice in 21 appearances for Colombia, having made his international debut in 2017.

Celtic line up Tierney replacement


Arsenal's hopes of signing Kieran Tierney have had a boost as Celtic moved closer to signing left-back Rico Henry, claim the Sun.

The 22-year-old impressed for Brentford last season and could be the ideal replacement if Tierney gets his Premier League move.

The Bees are looking at Derby's Max Lowe and Vitesse Arnhem's Max Clark as potential targets should Henry leave.

Brentford lure Mbeumo from Troyes


Brentford have completed the signing of 19-year-old French winger Bryan Mbeumo from Troyes.

He scored ten goals in 35 appearances in Ligue 2 last season, and has already joined in training with his new team-mates.

Leeds closing on Inter pair


Leeds United are close to completing a double signing from Serie A giants Inter according to Calciomercato.

Facundo Colidio, a 19-year-old forward, and 20-year-old Irish defender Ryan Nolan are the players in question, with Andrea Radrizzani's Italian contacts proving useful.

Liverpool sign goalkeeper Adrian


Liverpool have signed former West Ham goalkeeper Adrian on a two-year contract, with the option of another year.

The 32-year-old Spaniard joins as Simon Mignolet's replacement, having been available on a free transfer.

Nainggolan re-signs for Cagliari


Radja Nainggolan has returned to Cagliari on a loan deal from Inter.

The Belgium international previously played for the Serie A side between 2010 and 2014.

Read the full story here on Goal.

Leicester still interested in Praet


Leicester retain their interest in Dennis Praet, according to reports in Italy.

The Belgium international has impressed at Sampdoria and could move to the Premier League in a swap deal involving Rachid Ghezzal.

Leicester told to pay £75m for Ake


Leicester City have ended their persuit of Nathan Ake after Bournemouth demanded a transfer fee of at least £75 million ($91m), according to Sky Sports.

The Foxes saw the Netherlands international as a potential replacement for Harry Maguire, but will now look at other options.

Chelsea in talks with Galatasaray over Bakayoko loan


Galatasaray are in discussions with Chelsea over the potential signing of Tiemoue Bakayoko on loan, says the Standard.

Frank Lampard does not see the midfielder as being part of his plans at Stamford Bridge.

Scott McKenna hands Aberdeen transfer request


‘Klopp can bring the best out of Bale’


Jurgen Klopp can bring the best out of Gareth Bale if he moves to Liverpool from Real Madrid, claims Mark Lawrenson.

The former Spurs forward has been linked with a move to Anfield after his proposed transfer to China fell through.

Read the full story here on Goal.

Man Utd complete Maguire signing


Leicester have announced they have sold Harry Maguire to Manchester United.

Read the full story here on Goal!

Everton see £32m Doucoure bid rejected by Watford


Everton have had a £32 million bid for Abdoulaye Doucoure rejected by Watford, reports broadcaster Alan Myers.

West Brom, Leeds & Stoke chase Gayle


West Brom, Leeds United and Stoke City are all hoping to sign Dwight Gayle on loan from Newcastle, reports The Telegraph.

The striker spent last season on loan at The Hawthorns and could leave on a temporary basis again, although Steve Bruce wants him to stay at St James' Park. 

Wolves want Lazio defender Wallace


Lazio's 24-year-old Brazilian centre-back Wallace is a target for Nuno Espirito Santo at Wolves, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport.

Agent Jorge Mendes is negotiating the deal for the one-time Brazil under-23 international. 

Wallace has played 66 times in all competitions for Lazio since joining from Braga in 2016. He has also represented Cruzeiro and Monaco.

Hammers want young defender Cardoso


West Ham are close to agreeing a deal for Boavista defender Goncalo Cardoso, claim Sky Sports.

Manuel Pellegrini's side will look to close a deal for £2.75m ($3.3m) for the 18-year-old, with four new signings already through the door at the London Stadium.

After breaking into the first-team picture last season, Cardoso made 18 appearances for Boavista, though only three of these came after January.

Juventus snap up Luxembourg prospect Mota


Juventus have 21-year-old striker Dany Mota from Serie B side Virtus Entella, adding him to their under-23 squad.

The Luxembourgish forward notched 12 goals and five assists in the league last season as Entella were promoted from the Italian third tier as champions.

Ideguchi leaves Leeds for Japan


Japan international midfielder has left Leeds to rejoin former side Gamba Osaka for an undisclosed fee.

Ideguchi, 22, signed a four-and-a-half year deal at Elland Road in January 2018 but failed to make a first-team appearance, spending last season on loan in the German second division with Greuther Furth.

Juve offer Dybala, Mandzukic, Matuidi for Pogba


Key Juventus figures in London for negotiations

Juventus are looking to beat Real Madrid to the signing of Paul Pogba, with senior figures in London negotiating the deal according to Tuttosport.

Sporting Director Fabio Paratici and Director Pavel Nedved are joined by Mino Raiola as they look to take Pogba back to Turin after three years at Manchester United.

Paulo Dybala, Mario Mandzukic and Blaise Matuidi are all reportedly being offered in exchange for the Frenchman.

Marseille rival Spurs for Sessegnon


£20m price tag could be an issue

Marseille are interested in signing Fulham's Ryan Sessegnon and could beat Tottenham to his signature, claim La Provence.

The French side are concerned about the £20 million ($24.3m) price tag on the 19-year-old but, with Fulham back in the Championship, Sessegnon is likely to be seeking an exit.

He is a target for Spurs, but Mauricio Pochettino could be hampered by the August 8 deadline. In France, the window is open until September 2.

Anderlecht swoop for Leeds' Roofe


Leeds United forward Kemar Roofe is undergoing a medical with Belgium giants Anderlecht, according to the Athletic.

The 26-year-old is set to sign a three-year deal with a reported fee of £7 million ($8.5m), dealing a considerable blow to Marcelo Bielsa's plans for the season.

Roofe starred for Leeds as they reached the play-offs last season, scoring 14 goals in 32 Championship appearances.

Palmer-Brown heads to Austria on loan


USA international Erik Palmer-Brown has joined Austria Wien on loan with an option to buy from Manchester City.

The 22-year-old defender moved to Manchester from Sporting KC last summer and spend last season on loan in the Eredivisie with KV Kortrijk and NAC Breda.

"The brand new stadium and the whole infrastructure really impressed and convinced me," Palmer-Brown told the club's website.

"What also really impressed me when I came to visit a week and a half ago was that the players immediately introduced themselves to me during the drinking break during training - that was great, it says a lot about the character of the team and the club."

Erik Palmer-Brown USA U-20

Gundogan set to sign new City deal


Ilkay Gundogan will hand Pep Guardiola a boost ahead of the new Premier League season by signing a new contract with Manchester City, report the Standard.

The 28-year-old Germany midfielder, who made 41 appearances in all competitions last season, had been a source of concern as he entered the final year of his previous deal at the Etihad.

Now, he will sign an extension keeping him at City for at least another three years. Guardiola will be hoping his international teammate Leroy Sane is similarly inclined.

Pavon to finalise Galaxy move


Argentina international Cristian Pavon is in Los Angeles to complete his transfer from Boca Juniors.

The 23-year-old forward had been linked with a move to Europe but is set to take his next step in MLS.

Liverpool to replace Mignolet with Adrian


Liverpool have moved quickly to replace Simon Mignolet with former West Ham goalkeeper Adrian, according to The Times.

The Spaniard, 32, played 150 times for the Hammers but is currently without a club after his contract expired at the end of last season.

Backup goalkeeper Mignolet, meanwhile, has returned to Belgium to join Club Brugge.

Tottenham agree £55m Lo Celso deal


Tottenham have reached an agreement to sign Giovani Lo Celso from Real Betis in a deal worth £55 million ($67m), claims the Daily Record.

Spurs will pay an initial fee of £48m and could then hand over up to £7m in add-ons.

Lo Celso is viewed as a replacement for Christian Eriksen with the Denmark international going into the final year of his contract.

Giovani Lo Celso Betis

Bournemouth, Burnley & Sheffield Utd battle for Holgate


Everton's Mason Holgate is wanted by Bournemouth, Burnley and Sheffield United for £10 million ($12m), according to The Sun.

The defender spent time on loan at West Brom last season, but a permanent move could see him given more Premier League minutes.

Barca vice-president rules out Neymar move


Barcelona will not be re-signing Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain this summer, the club's vice-persident Jordi Cardoner has said. 

Speaking to television channel TV3, Cardoner said: "As of today, there's no Neymar case, as the president said, and it's complicated. We are passive actors. We know he's not happy in Paris and it's a situation that needs to be resolved in Paris.

“We haven't spoken to them. There is a lot of respect between the clubs and if there is a Neymar case one day, we'll talk. Today, at this time, it's ruled out."

PSG interested in Dybala


Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing Paulo Dybala after the Juventus forward's move to Manchester United collapsed, says Corriere dello Sport (print edition).

The 25-year-old is upset his move to Old Trafford fell through and still wants to leave Turin after being given limited game time since the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo.

As well as a potential move to Paris, a transfer to Inter is apparently also on the cards for the Argentine.

Man Utd reject Pogba & James swap deal from Real


United want £150m or nothing

Manchester United have rejected an offer for Paul Pogba from Real Madrid which involved a swap deal with James Rodriguez, according to The Times.

Los Blancos reportedly offered £27.4 million ($33.2m) plus the Colombia international for the Red Devils unsettled midfielder.

But the Premier League outfit is demanding a package worth £150m ($182m) if they are to let Pogba leave. 

Paul Pogba Man Utd Real Madrid

Simunovic nearing move to Lille


Celtic defender ​Jozo Simunovic is nearing move to Lille, reports Football Insider. 

The 25-year-old has agreed personal terms with the Ligue 1 side, with transfer fee negotiations between the two sides ongoing.

Simunovic has made 114 appearances Celtic in four years since moving from Dinamo Zagreb. 

Sporting manager sidesteps questions on Fernandes


Sporting CP head coach Marcel Keizer has said that the future of Man Utd target Bruno Fernandes is up to the club's board.

The 24-year-old has been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer, but he did take part in Sunday's Portuguese Super Cup defeat to Benfica. 

Fernandes scored 20 goals and added 13 assists in the Primeira Liga last season.

Read the full story on Goal

Trapp wants to leave PSG


PSG goalkeeper Kevin Trapp wants to leave the club, according to Le10Sport

Trapp is back at PSG after spending last season on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt, and the Bundesliga club is now hoping to land Trapp on a permanent basis. 

Frankfurt, however, has thus far refused to meet PSG's €10 million (£9m/$11m) asking price.

Kevin Trapp

Palace nearing Cahill deal


Crystal Palace are closing in on a deal for ex-Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, reports The Sun.

The 33-year-old is a free agent after leaving the Blues, and is thought to prefer a move to a club in London.

Roy Hodgson, who managed Cahill during his time with England, is hoping the veteran can be a new leader in the back for Palace.

Conte still hopeful of Lukaku move


Inter boss Antonio Conte is still hopeful his side can complete a deal for Romelu Lukaku.

The Manchester United striker has been linked with a move to Italy all summer, with Juventus also reported to be interested.

Though a swap deal with Juve including striker Paulo Dybala has been mooted, Conte still believes his side has a shot at landing the Belgian. 

Read the full story on Goal

Matic confident Pogba will stay at Man Utd


Nemanja Matic has said that he believes Paul Pogba will remain at Manchester United this season.

Pogba has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid, but United are doing all they can to keep the French star at Old Trafford.

And Pogba's midfield partner is optimistic that he will be playing alongside the World Cup-winner in 2019-20.

Read the full story on Goal

Barca could make sales in midfield - Valverde


Ernesto Valverde has said that increased competition for places in Barcelona's midfield may lead to sales.

The Blaugrana signed Frenkie de Jong this summer, while 19-year-old Riqui Puig looks ready to make an impact this season.

That duo has been added to an already deep midfield group, leading to speculation the club could look to offload players.

Read the full story on Goal

Coutinho won't leave Barcelona on loan


The Brazilian has been tipped for a move to Arsenal

Philippe Coutinho will not leave Barcelona on loan this season, reports Mundo Deportivo.

Reports had suggested that Arsenal were working on a one-year loan deal for the 27-year-old attacker at a cost of £27 million ($33m).

However, manager Unai Emery is now concentrating on bolstering his defensive options before Thursday's deadline.

Man City and Juventus on the verge of Cancelo-Danilo swap


Pair set to trade places in €30 million deal

A swap deal involving Juventus full-back Joao Cancelo and Manchester City’s Danilo will be completed on Monday, with the Italian champions set to pocket €30 million (£27m/$33m) as part of the agreement.

Goal can confirm the Serie A champions will close a deal with United’s cross-city rivals in the next 24 hours, with Cancelo becoming Pep Guardiola’s fourth summer signing.

Read the full story on Goal!

Newcastle rule out move for Carroll


Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has ruled out making a move for former Magpies striker Andy Carroll, reports The Mirror

Carroll - a free agent following his release from West Ham this summer - was hopeful of making a return to the club he left in 2010.

But Bruce has insisted his priority lies in signing a new right-back before Thursday's transfer deadline.

Andy Carroll West Ham

Van de Beek should join Liverpool - former Ajax star


Former Ajax winger Kenneth Perez has advised midfielder Donny van de Beek to move to Liverpool instead of Real Madrid.

Speaking on "Dit was het Weekend" on FOX Sports, the ex-Denmark international said: "I would have preferred a club like Liverpool, take the [Georginio] Wijnaldum route.

"For me, he is a greater loss [for Ajax] than an asset for Real Madrid."

Liverpool set to swoop for new keeper as Mignolet departs


Liverpool are poised to bring in a new goalkeeper as back-up for Alisson Becker following the departure of Simon Mignolet, who has left to join Club Brugge in an £8.2 million ($10m) deal.

Two names in the frame, according to the Liverpool Echo, are Southampton stopper Alex McCarthy, who was left out of the Saints' squad for a friendly with FC Koln this weekend, and former West Ham goalkeeper Adrian, who is a free agent.