Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Filed: Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 07:57 UK
Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 08:14 UK
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.
Saturday morning’s headlines:
Nottingham Forest announce loan signing of full-back Sam Byram
Sam Byram completes his loan switch from West Ham United to Championship side Nottingham Forest. Read more.
Steven Gerrard reluctant to discuss Dominic Solanke links
Steven Gerrard suggests that there is no agreement in place for Rangers to sign Dominic Solanke from Liverpool. Read more.
Luka Modric determined to push through move to Inter Milan?
A report claims that Luka Modric is determined to leave Real Madrid for Inter Milan, which may force Los Blancos to turn to Thiago Alcantara of Bayern Munich. Read more.
Newcastle United ‘missed out on Ragnar Klavan signing’
Rafael Benitez reportedly wanted to sign Ragnar Klavan and Erik Pieters on transfer deadline day, only to be informed that they did not fit club criteria for new players. Read more.
Agent: ‘Roma are an option for Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi’
Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi could potentially complete a move to Roma this summer, according to the player’s agent and father Fidele. Read more.
Alfred N’Diaye leaves Villarreal for Malaga
Malaga strengthen their squad with the loan signing of Villarreal midfielder Alfred N’Diaye, who has spent the last 18 months at Hull City and Wolverhampton Wanderers. Read more.
Lazio set deadline for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic exit?
Lazio will reportedly keep Sergej Milinkovic-Savic at the club for at least another season if they do not receive an acceptable bid by the start of next week. Read more.
Frank Lampard: ‘Derby County have no worries regarding FFP’
Manager Frank Lampard says that Derby County have no concerns regarding meeting FFP regulations, despite their efforts in the transfer market this summer. Read more.
Neil Warnock: ‘Cardiff City wanted to sign Jefferson Lerma’
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock says that he had wanted to sign Colombian Jefferson Lerma – who has now completed a move to Bournemouth – earlier this summer. Read more.
Newcastle United respond to criticism over transfers
Newcastle United issue a statement in response to criticism from supporters regarding the club’s ambition in the transfer market this summer. Read more.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri: ‘Chelsea squad is too big’
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri admits that is squad at Stamford Bridge is “too large” and that players will leave before the end of August. Read more.
David Wagner delighted with Huddersfield Town signings
Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner says that he is delighted with the club’s business in the transfer market ahead of the new Premier League campaign. Read more.
Everton confirm loan deal for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma
Everton confirm the signing of Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma on a season-long loan deal. Read more.
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: ‘I am calm over signings’
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez says that he remains “really calm” over the club’s efforts in the transfer market, despite failing to secure each of his targets. Read more.
Unai Emery: ‘Danny Welbeck staying at Arsenal’
Arsenal manager Unai Emery insists that Danny Welbeck will not be sold before the end of the month, but reveals that three players are available to leave the club. Read more.
Maurizio Sarri rules out Eden Hazard, Willian exits
New Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says that it is “impossible” for either Willian or Eden Hazard to leave the club before the end of the month. Read more.
Real Madrid send Theo Hernandez on loan to Real Sociedad
Real Madrid confirm that they have loaned Theo Hernandez to Real Sociedad for the 2018-19 season. Read more.
Huddersfield Town centre-back Christopher Schindler signs new contract
Huddersfield Town centre-back Christopher Schindler signs a new three-year deal ahead of their second ever Premier League season. Read more.
Steven Gerrard: ‘James Tavernier must stay at Rangers’
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard urges captain James Tavernier to stay at the club amid interest elsewhere. Read more.
Manchester United ‘turned down chance to sign Harry Maguire for £15m’
Manchester United reportedly turned down the chance to sign Harry Maguire for just £15m from Hull City last summer, having been quoted £75m this summer. Read more.
Jurgen Klopp: ‘Players will still leave Liverpool’
Manager Jurgen Klopp acknowledges that some players will still leave Liverpool before the end of August. Read more.
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce: ‘Jed Steer is joining Charlton Athletic’
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce confirms that goalkeeper Jed Steer is being allowed to sign a loan deal with Charlton Athletic. Read more.
Barcelona ‘still hopeful over Paul Pogba’
Barcelona reportedly feel that they can still secure a deal for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba before the end of the summer transfer window. Read more.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho “fuming” with Mino Raiola over Paul Pogba
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is allegedly left “fuming” with agent Mino Raiola as midfielder Paul Pogba continues to be linked with an exit from Old Trafford. Read more.
Manchester United prepared to pay £100m for Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane?
Manchester United were allegedly ready to pay as much as £100m for Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane before the end of the summer transfer window. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose keen on Paris Saint-Germain loan move?
Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose would reportedly prefer to secure a move to Paris Saint-Germain this summer, rather than make the switch to Schalke 04. Read more.
Manchester United tell Jose Mourinho to develop players at Old Trafford?
Manchester United reportedly tell manager Jose Mourinho to try to develop his current first-team squad rather than rely on making new signings in each window. Read more.
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