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USMNT striker Hoppe completes move to Middlesbrough


U.S. men's national team striker Matthew Hoppe has completed his move to Middlesbrough, the club announced. The striker joins from Mallorca as he looks to make a late push for a spot in the USMNT squad at the 2022 World Cup.

Hoppe becomes the second American on the books at Boro, joining Zack Steffen, who will spend the season on loan with the club from Manchester City.

Moriah-Welsh shipped to Newport


Cann loaned to Gainsborough


WATCH: Barca fans heckle De Jong over salary


Frenkie de Jong has been told to take a pay cut by Blaugrana supporters.

Watch what happened here.

Arsenal interested in Yeremi Pino


GOAL can confirm that Arsenal are interested in signing Villarreal winger Yeremi Pino.

Pino has established a reputation as one of the most exciting young forwards in Europe in recent years, making 77 first-team appearances for the Yellow Submarine before his 20th birthday.

Check out our full exclusive report!

Aguero: Bernardo would be key for Barca


Sergio Aguero believes it is possible for Bernardo Silva to make the move to Barcelona and, if he does, the Portuguese star will be key to Xavi's style of play.

Read his full comments here.

Man City turn attention to Guerreiro


Luiz in talks for new contract


Sarr heads to Monaco


Christensen and Kessie could leave Barca for free (ESPN)


Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie could both leave Barcelona for free if they are not registered ahead of Saturday's La Liga opener against Rayo Vallecano, reports ESPN.

The two signed this summer as part of an influx of new signings, but neither has been registered ahead of the league campaign.

If Barca are not able to register them for financial reasons, the two could choose to execute a clause that allows them to leave for free.

Chelsea and United fight for Celtic's Josip Juranovic


Chelsea and Manchester United are set to lock horns for Croatian right-back Josip Juranovic, according to 90min.

The defender was brilliant last season and was named in the Scottish Premiership Team of the Year.

Strasbourg reject Wolves' €12 million bid for Ajorque


Strasbourg have rejected a €12 million bid from Wolverhampton Wanderers for striker Ludovic Ajorque, according to Ignazio Genaurdi.

They value the player a little higher at €15m and even if Wolves match their price, they might not be willing to let him go as Habib Diallo might depart to Serie A side Salernitana. 

Marseille announce Alexis Sanchez signing


Newcastle ahead of Villarreal to sign Ndombele


Newcastle United are racing ahead of Villarreal to get the signature of Tanguy Ndombele, according to Media Foot.

Tottenham value the player at around €50 million which means that the Magpies have to shell out a hefty amount to get the services of the player.

Tuchel continues to push for Aubameyang


Newcastle preparing to bid for Newcastle's Ramos


Newcastle United are interested in signing Goncalo Ramos from Benfica, as reported by Sky Sports.

The 21-year-old striker should cost around €30m.

Watford get Hamza Choudhury from Leicester City


Atletico target Iker Bravo favours Real Madrid move


Iker Bravo has been one of the most sought-after players in the summer and Bayer Leverkusen's striker wishes to play for Real Madrid despite being heavily linked to Atletico Madrid, as per reports from Relevo.

Madrid is in search of a low-cost transfer option and the 17-year-old fits the bill.

Chelsea edging closer to seal Frenkie de Jong transfer deal (SPORT)


Chelsea are close to finalising a deal for Barcelona star Frenkie de Jong, according to SPORT.

Manchester United are also in the race but it seems that the Dutch midfielder will move to London to continue playing in the UEFA Champions League.

The Blues are advancing in negotiations with Barca and are willing to pay over €80 million (£68m/$82m) to seal De Jong's services.

Brentford close to signing Mikkel Damsgaard


Bayern signs teenage sensation from Atletico


Bayern Munich have signed Javier Hernandez from Atletico, according to Bild.

Pablo Mari set to join Monza


Bellerin close to joining Betis


Hector Bellerin is on the verge of signing for Real Betis, as reported by Marca.

His agent is in London and is in talks with ARsenal to terminate his contract.

West Ham pursue Bayern's Tanguy Nianzou


West Ham are interested in signing Bayern Munich centre-back Tanguy Nianzou, according to 90min.

David Moyes is looking to shore up his defence and is looking at Ninazou as an option.

Manchester United reignite interest in Ismaila Sarr


Forest interested in Villarreal's left-back Pervis Estupinan


Nottingham Forest have turned their sight to Villarreal left-back Pervis Estupinian after Alex Moreno stayed put at Real Betis, according to Daily Mail.

Ligue 1 outfits Lyon and Nice are also interested in the defender.

Barcelona make Alonso plan (Romano)


Forest after Ecuadorian star Estupinan


Nottingham Forest are pushing to sign Pervis Estupinan from Villarreal, reports Foot Mercato.

Villarreal would be willing to sell the Ecuadorian for €20 million after the fullback made 28 La Liga appearances last season.

Forest recently saw a move for Alex Moreno fall apart, leaving the newly-promoted club in need of a full-back.

Salah and Hakimi convinced me to join Roma, reveals Wijnaldum


Georgino Wijnaldum has revealed Mohamed Salah and Achraf Hakimi convinced him to join Roma on loan from Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

Wijnaldum played alongside Salah at Liverpool and last year teamed up with Hakimi at PSG, and he says both influenced his decision in a big way.

Read the full story on GOAL!

Monza after Arsenal's Mari


Pasher set for Red Bulls move


The New York Red Bulls are set to sign Canadian winger Tyler Pasher, reports 90min.

Pasher was waived by the Houston Dynamo last week after providing six goals and three assists in 39 games.

Pasher's new contract with the Red Bulls will run through the end of the MLS season.