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.
Thursday morning’s headlines:
Thursday’s papers: Paul Pogba, Maurizio Sarri, Gareth Bale
Paul Pogba and Maurizio Sarri will not be allowed to leave the Premier League on the cheap, according to the papers. Read more.
Arsenal make contact over potential signing of Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini?
Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini during the summer transfer window. Read more.
Oleksandr Zinchenko set for new Manchester City deal?
Premier League champions Manchester City reportedly offer utility player Oleksandr Zinchenko a new long-term contract. Read more.
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira open to return to Italy?
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira suggests that he has struggled to adapt to life in England, claiming that ‘life was better in Italy’. Read more.
Manchester United make late bid for Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann?
Manchester United reportedly remain interested in signing Antoine Griezmann, despite claims that the Atletico Madrid forward will join Barcelona. Read more.
Motherwell accept £3m Celtic bid for David Turnbull
The 19-year-old impressed last season. Read more.
Atletico chief insists Antoine Griezmann will join Barcelona
The France international is set to leave the Wanda Metropolitano this summer. Read more.
Real Madrid confirm signing of Ferland Mendy from Lyon
The 24-year-old has won two France caps. Read more.
Cristiano Ronaldo wants Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo at Juventus?
Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly calls on Juventus to launch a summer approach for Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo. Read more.
Arsenal ‘give Napoli deadline to sign David Ospina’
Arsenal reportedly tell Napoli that they only have until the end of the week to complete the permanent signing of goalkeeper David Ospina. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur ‘make £60m bid for Tanguy Ndombele’
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly prepared to break their transfer record in order to sign Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele. Read more.
Manchester United demand £150m from Real Madrid for Paul Pogba?
Manchester United will reportedly only sell Paul Pogba to Real Madrid if the Spanish giants put together an offer of £150m for the France international. Read more.
Leroy Sane refuses to commit future to Manchester City
Leroy Sane rejects an opportunity to commit his future to Manchester City when quizzed while on international duty with Germany. Read more.
Chelsea ‘to serve summer transfer ban’
Chelsea will allegedly serve a transfer ban this summer with no appeal against a two-window suspension not scheduled to take place in the coming months. Read more.
Manchester United in talks with three clubs over Matteo Darmian?
Three clubs – including Valencia – are reportedly keen on securing a deal for Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian. Read more.
AC Milan show interest in Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren?
AC Milan are reportedly looking to sign Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren during the summer transfer window. Read more.
Craig Cathcart signs new four-year Watford contract
Cathcart’s new deal will tie him to the club until 2023. Read more.
Manchester United complete Daniel James signing on five-year deal
The Wales winger has signed a five-year deal after joining from Swansea. Read more.
Philippe Coutinho agent ‘holds talks over Barcelona exit’
Philippe Coutinho’s agent has met with Paris Saint-Germain on a number of occasions to discuss a summer move for the Barcelona attacker, according to a report. Read more.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka ‘tells Crystal Palace he wants Manchester United move’
Aaron Wan-Bissaka tells Crystal Palace that he wants to join Manchester United this summer, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester United ‘eye £40m Andre Onana as David de Gea replacement’
Manchester United could launch a £40m offer for Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana if David de Gea leaves this summer, according to a report. Read more.
Real Madrid ‘eye Fabian Ruiz as Paul Pogba, Christian Eriksen alternative’
Real Madrid consider a summer swoop for Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz, according to a report. Read more.
Romelu Lukaku: ‘Manchester United will decide my future’
Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku hints that he wants to stay with Manchester United this summer. Read more.
Manchester City earmark Murilo as Vincent Kompany replacement?
Manchester City want Cruzeiro’s 22-year-old centre-back Murilo as a replacement for Vincent Kompany, according to a report. Read more.
Matthijs de Ligt advisors want Manchester United move?
Advisors to Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt are keen for the teenager to join Manchester United this summer, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester United make improved Bruno Fernandes bid?
Manchester United make an improved offer for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, according to a report. Read more.
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