Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
The transfer window is open! Clubs around the UK and Europe are getting business done as they look to give themselves the best possible chance at success in the new season.
Friday morning’s headlines:
Borussia Dortmund considering bid for Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny?
Borussia Dortmund are reportedly contemplating whether to launch a bid to sign Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny. Read more.
Wolverhampton Wanderers show interest in Burnley defender James Tarkowski?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly interested in strengthening their backline with the addition of Burnley centre-back James Tarkowski. Read more.
Juventus given boost in race to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba?
Mino Raiola – the agent of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba – reportedly sees a ban on conducting business in Italy lifted by the Federal Court of Appeal. Read more.
Chelsea’s Tiemoue Bakayoko reveals desire to play for Paris Saint-Germain
Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko says that he would like to represent Paris Saint-Germain at some stage of his career. Read more.
Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes move ‘not dependent on Paul Pogba’
Manchester United are reportedly keen to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes this summer, regardless of whether they sell Paul Pogba. Read more.
Manchester United demand Joao Cancelo in any Paul Pogba-Juventus deal?
Manchester United may reportedly allow Paul Pogba to sign for Juventus this summer, providing that Joao Cancelo makes the switch to Old Trafford. Read more.
Barcelona, Liverpool, Manchester United want Watford’s Joao Pedro?
Barcelona, Manchester United and Liverpool are all reportedly keen to sign Fluminense youngster Joao Pedro, who is due to join Watford next year. Read more.
Manchester United draw up three-man attacking shortlist?
Manchester United reportedly identify three attacking players who they are interested in signing this summer. Read more.
What do Manchester United need from their summer rebuild?
It is now just eight weeks until the Premier League transfer window closes. Read more.
Liverpool ‘have no plans to resurrect Nabil Fekir deal’
Liverpool have no plans to resurrect a deal for Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir despite claims to the contrary in his native France. Read more.
Matthijs de Ligt agent ‘meets with Paris Saint-Germain chief’
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly closing in on a £67m deal for in-demand Matthijs de Ligt after the club’s sporting director met with the Ajax captain’s agent. Read more.
Maurizio Sarri talks stall over Chelsea’s compensation demands?
Chelsea reportedly tell Juventus that they will not let manager Maurizio Sarri leave the club until their compensation demands are met. Read more.
Romelu Lukaku ‘not mobile enough for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly happy to let Romelu Lukaku join Inter Milan this summer due to concerns over his mobility. Read more.
Liverpool ‘reignite interest in Lyon captain Nabil Fekir’
Liverpool reportedly reignite their interest in Lyon captain Nabil Fekir, 12 months after pulling the plug on a £53m deal at the 11th hour. Read more.
Bayern Munich to hijack Arsenal’s Yannick Carrasco bid?
Bayern Munich are reportedly ready to rival Arsenal for the signature of Dalian Yifang winger Yannick Carrasco after being priced out of a move for Leroy Sane. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur ‘preparing improved Giovani Lo Celso bid’
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly preparing an improved offer for Giovani Lo Celso after seeing their first bid of £53m rejected by Real Betis. Read more.
Barcelona ‘slash Jasper Cillessen asking price amid Manchester United interest’
Barcelona reportedly lower their asking price for Manchester United-linked goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen by more than £35m as they look to offload him this summer. Read more.
Ed Woodward ‘to remain in charge of Manchester United transfers’
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will reportedly remain in charge of the club’s transfer plans after deciding against appointing a sporting director. Read more.
Liverpool ‘end interest in £60m-rated Lille winger Nicolas Pepe’
Liverpool reportedly end any interest in signing in-demand Lille winger Nicolas Pepe following speculation that they were ready to trigger his £70m release clause. Read more.
David de Gea ‘ready to listen to new Manchester United contract offer’
Manchester United are reportedly preparing a new contract offer for David de Gea as the goalkeeper enters the final year of his current deal at Old Trafford. Read more.
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