Juve join Yildiz race
Juventus have now joined the race to sign Kenan Yildiz on a free transfer for the Youth team. Talented 17 y.o. midfielder has no agreement with Bayern on new deal and Juve are pushing. 🇹🇷🇩🇪 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 3, 2022
Barcelona, in talks for Yildiz for long time - but also Juve are on it, now. pic.twitter.com/WksBCCCTrX
Scherpen targeted by Vitesse
Brighton goalkeeper Kjell Scherpen is on the radar of Vitesse, claims The Sun.
The shotstopper is being eyed by the Dutch side for a move after back the Netherlands squad this summer, despite failing to feature for the Seagulls.
A return to his homeland could be on the cards for the 6ft9 star.
Pavon moves to Atletico
Heymans heads to Charleroi
Birmingham confirm new boss
We are delighted to announce John Eustace as our new Head Coach.— Birmingham City FC (@BCFC) July 3, 2022
Welcome to Blues, John! 🙌🔵
Benfica eye up Victor
Everton rival Leeds for USMNT star Adams
Leeds are still looking into a loan deal with RB Leipzig for United States international Tyler Adams, but CBS Sports claims that they face competition for the 23-year-old midfielder.
Everton are also said to be keen, while La Liga side Sevilla may yet join the race for the USMNT star.
Arsenal uninterested in Gnabry pursuit
Understand Arsenal are not working to sign Serge Gnabry. He’s not in the list, as things stand - Arsenal are now focused on different targets. ⚪️🔴 #AFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 3, 2022
Gnabry has FC Bayern new contract proposal still available - no decision made yet on player side. pic.twitter.com/TYSVCjsB4D
Chelsea confident in De Ligt chase
Chelsea are, according to CBS Sports, feeling increasingly confident in their pursuit of Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt.
The Blues believe they can land the Netherlands international for around £60-65 million ($79m), with no part-exchange deal involving Jorginho being considered at this stage.
West Ham closing in on Danjuma deal
The Mirror reports that West Ham are closing in on a deal for Villarreal forward Arnaut Danjuma.
The former Bournemouth star could be brought back to English football in a transfer worth £38.5 million ($47m).
Could Man Utd be interested in Belotti?
The Manchester Evening News suggests that experience Italian striker Andrea Belotti should become a target for Manchester United this summer.
With Cristiano Ronaldo eager to leave and Edinson Cavani now a free agent, a 28-year-old frontman that has severed ties with Torino could be acquired for nothing while adding useful pedigree to the Red Devils’ ranks.
Saints reach Lavia deal
Southampton have now reached full agreement with Man City to sign Romeo Lavia on a permanent deal. Fee will be around £10m, clubs in contact to finalise the deal. 🚨🇧🇪 #SaintsFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 3, 2022
Manchester City will include a buy back clause for Romeo Lavia, who’s considered a top talent. #MCFC pic.twitter.com/AAbByYjJAm
Arsenal plan another meeting for Man Utd-linked Martinez (The Athletic)
The Athletic claims that Arsenal are lining up another meeting with Ajax for next week in which Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez will be the topic of discussion.
The South American is now wanted by Manchester United, but the Gunners hope that he can be talked into heading for Emirates Stadium if a move to the Premier League is to be made.
Fulham agree £20m deal for Palhinha
Premier League new boys Fulham have agreed a £20 million ($24m) deal with Sporting for Joao Palhinha, claims Sky Sports.
The 26-year-old midfielder has been linked with a move to England for some time, with Craven Cottage set to be his final landing spot.
Bernardo Silva agrees to Barcelona move (Sport)
Manchester City midfielder has given Barcelona a green light to swoop in for his services, reports Sport.
The Portugal international has seen a move to Camp Nou speculated on for some time, and 2022 could be the year in which La Liga giants finally get their man.
Spurs, Everton & Newcastle battle it out for Lingard
Tottenham, Everton and Newcastle are locked in a threw-way fight for England international midfielder Jesse Lingard, claims The Mirror.
West Ham are said to have fallen short in an offer put to their former loan star, leaving Premier League rivals to battle it out for a man that has left Manchester United as a free agent.
Man Utd & Arsenal ask about Dybala (FCInterNews)
Manchester United and Arsenal have both contacted Paulo Dybala’s representatives to ask about his possible interest in moving to England, reports FCInterNews.
The Argentine forward, who has left Juventus as a free agent this summer, has been heavily linked with a move to Inter but may yet end up in the Premier League as no deal has been done at San Siro.
PSV keen on re-signing Wijnaldum
Georginio Wijnaldum’s move from Liverpool to Paris Saint-Germain has not worked out as planned and he could be on the move again after just 12 months in France.
PSV are said to be keen on re-signing a player they know well, with Eindhovens Dagblad reporting that the Eredivisie outfit are exploring the possibility of taking the Netherlands international back to his homeland.
Forest bring in Biancone
Pro contracts for Spurs starlets
Adam Hayton and Aaron Maguire have signed their first professional contracts with the Club ✍️— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) July 3, 2022
Barca edging closer to Alonso capture
Sport claims that Barcelona are edging ever closer to a deal for Chelsea full-back Marcos Alonso.
The Spain international left-back is expected to return to his homeland this summer, with a deal worth around €10 million (£9m/$10m) now in place.
Forest agree deal for Hennessey
Nottingham Forest have, according to Football Insider, agreed a deal for Burnley goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey.
The Reds have already signed Dean Henderson on a season-long loan from Manchester United but, with Brice Samba heading for the exits, experienced cover is also required at the City Ground.
Carvalho opens new chapter at Liverpool
AC Milan step up their pursuit of Asensio
AC Milan have stepped up their bid to prise Marco Asensio away from Real Madrid, with Milan News reporting that fresh contact has been made with the Blancos.
The Spain international winger has also been linked with Arsenal and Liverpool, but he could end up joining the reigning Serie A champions.
Man Utd put ‘verbal offer’ to Eriksen (Daily Star)
Manchester United have made a “verbal offer” to Christian Eriksen, reports the Daily Star.
The Danish playmaker is a free agent after reaching the end of a short-term contract at Brentford and remains of interest to the Red Devils after several years of registering on their radar.
Arsenal still open to selling Maitland-Niles
Arsenal remain open to the idea of selling Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the summer window, claims football.london.
The versatile England international has been linked with Premier League new boys Nottingham Forest, but his wages are making it difficult to find a buyer.
Liverpool will not join the battle for Dembele (CBS Sports)
Liverpool will not be joining the scramble for Ousmane Dembele, claims CBS Sports.
The World Cup-winning France international is now a free agent after reaching the end of his contract at Barcelona, but those at Anfield will not be battling the likes of Chelsea for his signature.
Man Utd preparing to sell Alex Telles
Alex Telles has been deemed surplus to requirements by Erik ten Hag and Manchester United are now looking to sell, reports The Mirror.
The Brazilian left-back will be offloaded this summer as the Red Devils look to bring in Tyrell Malacia from Feyenoord.
Liverpool plan future talks with Firmino
Liverpool are, according to The Mirror, planning to hold future talks with Brazilian striker Roberto Firmino.
The South American has seen a move to Juventus mooted, in a potential swap deal involving Adrien Rabiot, and is only working on a contract through to 2023.
Newcastle ask about Tielemans
Newcastle have become the latest side to express interest in Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans, claims CBS Sports.
The Belgium international has been heavily linked with Arsenal, but the Magpies are now looking to swoop in.
Ten Hag urges Man Utd to sign Antony as Ronaldo replacement (The Mirror)
The Mirror reports that Erik ten Hag has urged the Manchester United board to deliver him Ajax forward Antony as a replacement for want-away Cristiano Ronaldo.
A Portuguese superstar is looking for a move away from Old Trafford, which could lead to the Red Devils stepping up their interest in an enigmatic Brazilian forward.
Salah came close to Blues return
Mohamed Salah reportedly considered a return to Chelsea before signing his new Liverpool deal, claims The Sun.
The Egypt international has ended speculation over his future by signing fresh terms at Anfield, but for much of the summer, his next steps had seemed uncertain.
One of those options was reportedly a move back to Stamford Bridge - which may well have helped boost his ultimate offer on Merseyside.
Dembele close to fresh Barca deal
Ousmane Dembélé deal. Laporta says there’s “no deadline”, but all parties feel now ‘optimistic’ to reach agremeent on two year deal. 🚨🇫🇷 #FCB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 2, 2022
New contract on the table until June 2024. Talks are “progressing” with Xavi pushing to keep Ousmane, but it’s still not 100% agreed. pic.twitter.com/WESSPBz5O0
City and Utd set for Gnabry battle (The Sun)
Wantaway Bayern forward could return to England
Manchester City and Manchester United are poised to both launch pursuits of Bayern Munich star Serge Gnabry, claims The Sun.
The Citizens few the former Arsenal man, who has turned down a contract extension with the Bavarian side, as a successor to Raheem Sterling if the latter moves on to Arsenal.
But Erik ten Hag would also be keen to bring him to Old Trafford as part of his ongoing Red Devils rebuild.
Everton eye Udinese's Becao
Everton are in discussions with Udinese over a move for defender Rodrigo Becao, per Gianluca Di Marzio.
Frank Lampard is out to strengthen his side after last season's relegation battle.
The centre-back is one option for the Toffees, but they remain some distance apart from the Serie A side on a deal.
Palace join Gibbs-White race
Crystal Palace have joined the hunt for Wolves man Morgan Gibbs-White, per The Sun.
The Eagles are set to rival Nottingham Forest and Southampton in a battle to secure the attacking midfielder's services.
Gibbs-White spent last season on loan in the Championship with Sheffield United but is expected to be pushing for a Premier League future this season.