Ferdinand refuses to rule out Man United return
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has refused to rule out a return to the club in a technical role.
“It all depends on the shape of the job,” he told FourFourTwo when questioned about a possible return - possibly as United's new technical director.
“Man United are looking for their ideology still. They need to lock down a philosophy, an ideology, but it’s not just the first team."
Klopp impressed with Tavares in Champions League final warm-up
Middlesbrough set to hand manager's job to Woodgate
Middlesbrough are close to naming their former defender Jonathan Woodgate as the club's new manager.
The former Leeds, Newcastle, Real Madrid and Tottenham centre-back is expected to be handed his first managerial role at the Riverside Stadium, and according to a report in The Sun, his first signing could be former Spurs team-mate Robbie Keane as he looks to re-shape the club's coaching staff.
West Brom close to naming Bilic as new head coach
West Bromwich Albion are believed to be close to naming former West Ham manager Slaven Bilic as the club's new head coach.
According to the Express & Star, the deal is not yet completed but is in its "final stages".
The Croatian is West Brom's favoured candidate after recent talks, and an offer is on the table.
Besiktas still hopeful in hunt for Nikola Vlasic
Tottenham match asking price for Bruno Fernandes
Liverpool enter race to sign Moussa Marega
The Champions League winners have reportedly joined West Ham and Marseille in the race to land the 28-year-old Frenchman, though there is a suggestion that OM are struggling to afford the €30m required.
Leicester linked with Perisic swoop
Newcastle increasingly concerned that Benitez could walk away
Newcastle United bosses are becoming increasingly concerned that manager Rafa Benitez could walk away from the club when his contract expires on June 30.
A report in The Sun suggests the Spaniard, who has been offered an extension to his current deal, could depart as a free agent in just 19 days and leave the Magpies without a manager when pre-season training begins next month.
Porto agree personal terms with Ze Luis
After four years with the Russian side, the striker is on the way back to Portugal.
Porto and the player have already held talks and struck a deal and the Primeira Liga side will open talks with Spartak this week.
Liverpool end Nicolas Pepe interest
The 24-year-old winger has been linked with several top teams in Europe after scoring 22 goals and making 11 assists in Ligue 1.
But Liverpool will not be following up on their reported interest this summer as they are hesitant to spend big sums in the transfer window and are instead hoping to tie Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to a new contract.
Dortmund striker Isak to join Real Sociedad
The 19-year-old striker impressed on loan at Willem II when he scored 13 goals in 16 Eredivisie appearances.
Marseille & Monaco join Watford & Newcastle in Mateta batle
Ligue 1 sides Marseille and Monaco hope to bring him back to his homeland and his agent has suggested to both clubs that a deal could be worked out.
But Mainz are hopeful of extending his contract to hold off foreign bids, even though he has three years left on his current one.
The Premier League summer signings so far
There is still a long time to go before the 2019-20 season begins, but the Premier League clubs are already working on strenghtening their squads.
While Chelsea have waved goodbye to Eden Hazard and Liverpool have released Daniel Sturridge and Alberto Moreno, the big teams are expected to invest heavily to enhance their chances of competing for the title next term.
Keep on top of who has signed who, as Goal brings you all the completed transfers in the Premier League this summer.
Robben in Lazio talks
The 35-year-old winger is available for free after leaving Bayern Munich and has been linked with several clubs. While his former sides PSV and Groningen have been open about their desire to sign him, there is also talk of teams from the United States reaching out.
'Wan-Bissaka not ready for Man Utd'
Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been warned not to join Manchester United because it is too early.
The 21-year-old is wanted by the Red Devils, who are said to be lining up a new bid after having their initial offer rejected.
But ex-Palace star John Salako says the England Under 21 international should stay put for the time being, pointing to Wilfried Zaha's struggles at Old Trafford as an example he must learn from.
Ola Aina completes Torino move
The 22-year-old defender was on loan with the Serie A side, but they have made his deal permanent after he made 30 appearances in Serie A.
Thanks @Aina2Ola, and good luck for the future!— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) June 11, 2019
Oxlade-Chamberlain close to contract renewal at Liverpool
The new agreement, said to be worth around £120,000 per week, would keep the 25-year-old at Anfield until 2023.
The England international missed most of last season with a serious knee injury, only making his return to action against Huddersfield in April this year.
Burnley battle to re-capture former striker Rodriguez
The West Brom man is said to be available for a cut-price fee of around £5 million plus bonuses after the midlands outfit failed to win promotion back to the Premier League last season.
However, the Clarets face competition from a number of other sides, and will need to get a deal done before a clause in the 29-year-old's contract expires in mid-July.
Manchester United show Rakitic Interest
The Premier League club are said to have already made enquiries about the Croatian's asking price, and Barca are looking to sell.
However, the sticking point might be the midfielder's reluctance to move, and United would have to offer a large contract in order to tempt the World Cup winner to England.
Palace's pursuit of Jean-Michael Seri set to end in frustration
The Ivorian midfielder is set to depart Craven Cottage after a disappointing debut season in the Premier League, and though Palace are said to be preparing a loan deal with the option of a permanent transfer, the 27-year-old midfielder is thought to favour a switch back to Ligue 1.
Galatasaray have also shown an interest in the former Nice star.
Atletico Madrid join race to sign Joao Felix
The coveted teen has attracted interest from the likes of Juventus, Manchester United and Manchester City this summer, while Wolves were linked with a move for the 19-year-old attacker before the end of last season.
His release clause is set at £105m, and reports in Spain suggest Atleti boss Diego Simeone has made the Portuguese international his number one target.
De Rossi still wanted by Boca despite MLS links
Boca Juniors sporting director Nicolas Burdisso is hopeful of bringing Daniele De Rossi to Argentina, despite reports claiming he is set to join Los Angeles FC. Roma great De Rossi left the Serie A club at the end of the 2018-19 season but insisted he was not planning to retire.
Burdisso, who spent most of his playing career in Italy and was De Rossi's former team-mate at Stadio Olimpico, is keen to see the midfielder in Boca colours. However, reports suggest runaway MLS leaders LAFC are set to complete a deal for World Cup winner De Rossi.
Marsh signs new Tottenham contract
Tottenham midfielder George Marsh has signed a new contract that ties the midfielder to the North London club until 2021.
The 20-year-old has been a regular in Spurs' U-23 side and made his first-team debut in the pre-season International Champions Cup tournament in America, where he played against against Roma and AC Milan. He went on to appear in the FA Cup against Tranmere Rovers in January this year.
Chelsea to meet Lampard as Ajax coach Ten Hag remains cautious
Ajax's Erik ten Hag has also been considered, but he is cautious about signing on with the Blues due to the transfer ban that is currently in place at the club.
Man Utd identify Norwich defender Aarons as back up
Man Utd will move for Norwich right-back Max Aarons should they fail to land number one target Aaron Wan-Bissaka, reports the Express.
The 19-year-old only made his league debut in September, but quickly made the position his own and sealed a place in the PFA Championship Team of the Year as Norwich clinched promotion to the Premier League.
Atletico identify Cavani as potential Griezmann replacement
The Spanish side are desperate to fill the void that will soon be there after star man Antoine Griezmann announced his decision to leave the club earlier this year, and have identified Cavani as the ideal replacement.
The Uruguayan has one year remaining on his PSG contract.
Mainz reject Watford bid for striker Jean-Philippe Mateta
The Premier League club are reportedly not the only English side interested in the 21-year-old, with Newcastle and Everton also keen on his signature.
Ntcham deal dependent on Marseille offloading current players
And one of those players is Morgan Sanson, who has been linked with a big-money move to England, with West Ham and Wolves both eyeing the French midfielder.
Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas has identified Ntcham as the club’s main priority this summer.
Ben Yedder on the way out?
The 28-year-old has been viewed as a cheaper alternative to the Atletico forward, who may snub Barcelona for French champions PSG.
Man Utd to spend £130m on defenders
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to bring in Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, from Leicester and Crystal Palace respectively, and will splash out around £130 million ($165m) in securing their services.
Marcelo wants Madrid stay
Man City only planning two additions
Pep Guardiola has already assembled a star-studded squad at the Etihad Stadium - one which secured a domestic treble in 2018-19.
As a result, and with Fernandinho not getting any young and Vincent Kompany departed, a new central midfielder and another centre-half are the only boxes he wants to tick.
Vinicius won't leave Real on loan
Higuain being headhunted by Roma
West Ham want £25m Fornals
Etheridge to Liverpool?
Simon Mignolet “has to go” at Liverpool, says Steve Nicol, with Jurgen Klopp urged to launch a raid on Cardiff for Neil Etheridge as he seeks to being in an alternative back-up goalkeeper.
The former Reds star told ESPN: "Mignolet has to go, he has to go and play. You need a back-up who is going to be happy to be there but who is of a certain level that whenever something may happen to Alisson, you’re going to put Etheridge in and he’s going to do a great job."
Arsenal see Carrasco asking price set
Man City eyeing son of Stoke legend Delap
Newcastle & Leeds looking at Juve prospect
West Ham youngster attracting interest
Browne is back with the Hammers and is keen to make an impression with his boyhood club having enjoyed a productive spell on loan at Oxford United last season.
Chelsea see Guedes bid rebuffed
The Blues are said to have identified the Portuguese - who netted the winner in the Nations League final - as a suitable option to fill the void created by Eden Hazard's departure to Real Madrid.
Navas wants out of the Bernabeu
Man City want £15m Murilo
The 22-year-old Cruzeiro star is said to be available for around £15 million ($19m), so would be considerably cheaper than some of the other options to have been linked with the Premier League champions.
Juventus to sanction Romero loan
The 21-year-old defender is due to officially become a Bianconeri player this summer.
Real Madrid ready to go all out for Pogba
Blancos to launch Man Utd raid
The France international has long been linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu.
A window of rebuilding in the Spanish capital could now see a big-money deal pushed through, with Pogba prepared to take a pay cut in order to join Luka Jovic and Eden Hazard at the new-look Blancos.
Neymar to return to Barcelona?
The Brazilian is reportedly frustrated with his side's failures on the European stage, and believes a return to his former club is his best chance of Champions League glory.
PSG have been knocked out in the competition's Round of 16 in both of Neymar's seasons at the club.
Roma appoint Paulo Fonseca as new coach
Roma have appointed Paulo Fonseca as their new coach on a two-year deal.
The Portuguese spent three years in charge of Shakhtar Donetsk, and has taken over the Italian side from Claudio Ranieri, who filled out an interim role at Stadio Olimpico towards the end of the 2018-19 season.
Man Utd urged to take Bale 'risk'
Mourinho open to Chelsea return
The Portuguese has been out of work since leaving Manchester United in December 2018.
Various landing spots have been mooted for him since then but, with Maurizio Sarri's future being called into question, it could be that he ends up back at Stamford Bridge.
Villa readying £20m Butland raid
Will Sane end up at Bayern?
Arsenal see £43m double raid knocked back
De Rossi set to sign with LAFC
Chelsea reconsidering Kovacic move
The club is losing interest in pursuing a deal for the midfielder as Sarri was the one who lead the charge to sign the Croatian.
Chelsea can sign the midfielder despite the club's transfer ban, but would need to work out a deal with Real Madrid.
Former Mexico boss Osorio joins Atetico Nacional
Juan Carlos Osorio has been hired as technical director of Atletico Nacional, the club announced on Monday.
The Colombian coach previously managed the club from 2012-15.
#SeVisteDeVerde | ¡El profe Osorio vuelve a casa! 🗒✍🏼 El 6⃣ veces campeón con nuestra institución asumirá como director técnico para la temporada 2019-ll #BienvenidoProfeOsorio 💚 pic.twitter.com/1QexNompgl— Atlético Nacional (@nacionaloficial) June 10, 2019
Vertonghen hopeful of Eriksen stay
Jan Vertonghen says he remains hopeful that Christian Eriksen will remain with Tottenham next season.
The midfielder has been linked with Real Madrid following comments that he could leave Spurs in search of a new challenge.
Sassuolo after Spezia's Okereke
Man Utd refuse to entertain Pogba offers
Real Madrid are hoping the midfielder makes a public demand to leave the club
Reports have said United might be willing to let Pogba leave for €150 million (£143m/$181m), but the Red Devils have refused to name any number, insisting he is a cornerstone of the club's plans.
Madrid are left hoping Pogba attempts to publicly speak of a desire to leave, like Christian Eriksen has, to get United to come to the negotiating table.
Chelsea's Ola Aina set to join Torino on permanent deal
The 22-year-old, who is a product of the Blues’ youth system, spent last season on loan with the Serie A club and looks to set to return there permanently.
Speaking to Sky Italy, Torino president Urbano Cairo confirmed that the club have exercised their option to buy Aina with the defender's current deal set to expire at the end of June.
Chelsea have six-man manager shortlist
Sarri is expected to be named Juventus coach shortly, and the Blues are well underway in their search with Lampard widely linked to the job.
Liverpool rule out Kruse
The 31-year-old Kruse is out of contract and has been linked to the Reds, but Jurgen Klopp is ready to place his trust in Divock Origi as a back up striker.
As well as Origi, youngster Rhian Brewster is being tabbed for a larger role this season, following Daniel Sturridge's departure.
Man Utd prepare second Wan-Bissaka bid
The Red Devils had a £40m offer knocked back with Crystal Palace demanding at least £60m
United had a £40 million ($51m) bid knocked back for the defender over the weekend but are ready to come back with an improved bid.
Palace are holding out for £60m for the England U-21 international, who enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2018-19.