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Lingard bound for MLS?

2022-07-06T19:40:15.000Z

Jesse Lingard is set to travel to the U.S. to hold discussions with multiple MLS clubs about the possibility of coming to the league, reports ESPN.

The former Manchester United midfielder is a free agent and has drawn interest from West Ham and Everton.

However, he is also the subject of interest from MLS in what has been described as "ground-breaking" deals.

Forest not fussed for Kean

2022-07-06T19:00:00.000Z

Lavia in at Saints

2022-07-06T18:30:00.000Z

Dagba extends PSG stay

2022-07-06T18:00:00.000Z

Mandanda out at Marseille

2022-07-06T17:30:00.000Z

Afena-Gyan pens new Roma deal

2022-07-06T17:00:00.000Z

USMNT star Adams signs for Leeds

2022-07-06T16:30:00.000Z

Leeds United have announced the signing of RB Leipzig midfielder Tyler Adams, with the USMNT international making the switch to join the Premier League outfit.

The 23-year-old will reunite with his former boss Jesse Marsch at Elland Road as a successor to club icon Kalvin Phillips, following the latter's move to Manchester City.

The arrival of Adams is the latest influx of American talent to link up with Leeds, who are in the process of reshaping their squad after surviving a dramatic relegation battle to avoid the drop back to the Championship on the final day of last season.

Read the full story on GOAL here!

Dortmund sign Haller from Ajax

2022-07-06T15:30:00.000Z

Cadiz announce Chust signing

2022-07-06T14:30:00.000Z

Barca are getting seriously fed up with Man Utd 😠

2022-07-06T14:00:00.000Z

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed that offers have been made for Frenkie de Jong but reiterated that the club do not want to sell him.

Manchester United are trying to sign the Netherlands international and GOAL confirmed previously that they are closing in on an agreement with the Catalan giants over a deal.

After stressing last week that the 25-year-old would not be sold, Laporta again issued a warning to interested parties but did acknowledge that there have been approaches for the player.

Read more here.

Man Utd's Pereira to undergo Fulham medical tomorrow

2022-07-06T13:30:00.000Z

Nottingham Forest working to sign Williams and Richards

2022-07-06T13:00:00.000Z

The Athletic reports that Nottingham Forest are working on permanent deals to sign Bayern Munich's Omar Richards and Liverpool's Neco Williams.

Given that he often plays a three-man defence, head coach Steve Cooper had highlighted the wide defensive positions as important areas to enhance before Forest's return to the Premier League. The addition of the two players would expand Cooper's options at wing-back.

The newly promoted side hope to have the deals wrapped up by this weekend.

Fabianski extends contract at West Ham

2022-07-06T12:30:00.000Z

Crystal Palace leading the race for Morgan Gibbs-White

2022-07-06T12:00:00.000Z

Crystal Palace are currently the frontrunners to sign Morgan Gibbs-White from Wolves, according to 90min.

After a standout season on loan with Sheffield United in the Championship, the 22-year-old has become one of England's most highly sought-after young forwards.

He rejected a new contract offer from his parent club Wolves, who are now willing to let him go as long as their £20 million asking price is fulfilled.

Tottenham on the verge of Spence signing (Telegraph)

2022-07-06T11:00:00.000Z

Tottenham Hotspur are closing in on the £15 million signing of Djed Spence, according to the Telegraph.

After weeks of negotiations, Spurs and Championship club Middlesbrough are edging closer to an agreement in principle for the England under-21 international, and they anticipate concluding the deal before this weekend.

The 21-year-old has been one of Antonio Conte's top targets this summer, and it is believed he will complete a medical in time to travel to South Korea with Tottenham for their preseason tour before the team departs on Saturday.

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Pogba & Di Maria to Juventus nears completion

2022-07-06T10:30:00.000Z

Juventus are set to complete a double swoop for Angel Di Maria and Paul Pogba this week, with the star pair poised to head to Turin in the coming days to close their transfers to Allianz Stadium, GOAL understands.

The Bianconeri will eagerly welcome the Argentina forward and France midfielder in a pair of free agent moves, with the former having exited Paris Saint-Germain and the latter having departed Manchester United.

For Pogba, it will represent an emotional homecoming to the club he left in 2016, having first come to Juve from United in the early stages of his senior career. Di Maria, meanwhile, will hope to enjoy more minutes after others surpassed him in the pecking order in Paris.

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Bergwijn’s move to Ajax imminent

2022-07-06T10:00:00.000Z

According to the Athletic, Ajax and Tottenham Hotspur have reached an agreement for the transfer of Steven Bergwijn, who will cost the Dutch club €30 million, with a medical set to take place today.

Due to the lack of starting time he was receiving under new manager Antonio Conte, the winger stated his desire to leave the north London club at the beginning of May.

The 24-year-old will return to the Eredivisie, where he previously spent six seasons playing for Ajax's rivals PSV. He's anticipated to agree to a five-year contract with the Dutch champions.

Leeds make €35m for De Ketelaere who wants Milan move

2022-07-06T09:30:00.000Z

Leeds United have made a bid worth €35 million (£29m) for Club Brugge's Charles De Ketelaere, though he has his sights set on Serie A champions Milan, according to HLN.

The 21-year-old is certain that a transfer to Milan is what he wants after speaking with the team's technical director, Paulo Maldini.

The Serie A giants however have yet to make an offer that Club Brugge would accept, so Leeds' offer is currently the best one on the table for the Belgian midfielder.

Charles De Ketelaere Bruges 2022
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Franck Kessie arrives for his Barca medical

2022-07-06T08:30:00.000Z

Toronto FC close in on ex-Juve midfielder Bernardeschi

2022-07-06T08:00:00.000Z

Barca's Mingueza wanted by Girona & Monza

2022-07-06T07:30:00.000Z

Barcelona defender Oscar Mingueza is wanted by Girona and Monza - according to Marca.

Xavi is eager to offload the 23-year-old and Girona want to give him the chance to remain in Spain, but won't pay his €10 million asking price.

Italian outfit Monza are now poised to win the race for Mingueza, who played just 19 La Liga games for Barca in 2021-22.

Bayern target Osimhen

2022-07-06T07:00:00.000Z

Bayern Munich have identified Napoli striker Victor Osimhen as a transfer target - according to Corriere dello Sport.

The German champions are willing to pay up to €100 million (£86m/$102m) for the 23-year-old's services this summer.

Osimhen has scored 24 goals in 51 Serie A outings for Napoli since joining the club from Lille two years ago.

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Jorginho agent discusses Chelsea contract renewal

2022-07-06T06:30:00.000Z

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho looks set to stay through the summer window after his agent revealed that finding a contract extension with the club was a "priority", with plans afoot to hold discussions about a renewal.

The Italy international has been a star performer for the Blues since his arrival, and was at the heart of their run to the 2020-21 Champions League Final, where he guided them to victory before repeating the trick with the Azzurri at Euro 2020.

A difficult 2021-22 season at Stamford Bridge had sparked some speculation over potentially bringing his time to a close in London however, with a return to his home country suggested by his agent - but now it looks as if the playmaker will be poised to stay.

Read more on GOAL.

Chelsea starlet Broja set for exit?

2022-07-05T22:25:51.687Z

Chelsea starlet Armando Broja will not be given a chance with the club during the pre-season, according to Ora News.

Thomas Tuchel says he would prefer Broja to stay back in London during pre-season after Broja shined for Southampton while on loan last season.

Broja, meanwhile, has told the club he would like to leave if he is not part of Tuchel's pre-season plans.

Juventus set to complete Di Maria and Pogba double transfer

2022-07-05T22:20:59.408Z

Juventus are set to sign both Angel Di Maria and Paul Pogba in the coming days, GOAL can confirm.

The two are set to join on free transfers, having seen their contracts at Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United, respectively, come to an end.

Read the full story on GOAL!

Jorginho's agent discusses contract renewal

2022-07-05T22:18:56.266Z

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho looks set to stay through the summer window.

The Italian midfielder's agent revealed that finding a contract extension with the club was a "priority", with plans afoot to hold discussions about a renewal.

Read the full story on GOAL!

Pozuelo bound for Miami

2022-07-05T22:10:06.044Z

Toronto FC are set to trade Alejandro Pozuelo to Inter Miami, reports ESPN.

Miami will pay $150,000 in General Allocation Money to sign the 2020 MLS MVP.

The move will free up a Designated Player spot that can be used to sign TFC target Federico Bernardeshi.

Ibrahimovic set for Milan return (Romano)

2022-07-05T22:09:18.101Z

Decision comes despite serious injury