Latest Confirmed Football Transfers
Latest Transfer Update: Lukaku, Kane, Zaha, Hojlund, Dest, Osimhen, Pulisic
Chelsea: Juventus has informed Chelsea that they are willing to offer Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic for €25 million (£21.4 million) plus their own Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku. Lukaku is willing to take a £1 million-per-year pay cut to secure a permanent return to Inter Milan after his loan spell. Chelsea has informed Inter about Juventus’ interest in Lukaku in an attempt to drive up the price, which has angered Juventus.
American winger Christian Pulisic, who plays for Chelsea, has faced criticism from USA legend Landon Donovan for choosing AC Milan over a move to Major League Soccer. Thiago Silva, the Brazil defender for Chelsea, spoke to Roma’s Paulo Dybala at the British Grand Prix and inquired about the reports of him joining Chelsea.
Manchester United: Manchester United is preparing a new bid for Rasmus Hojlund from Atalanta after reaching an agreement in principle with the Denmark striker on a contract until 2028. Brazil midfielder Fred has changed agents due to interest from Fulham and Saudi Arabian clubs. Manchester United and Newcastle are both exploring the possibility of signing France defender Axel Disasi, but neither club has made a bid to Monaco yet. United is open to loan offers for Ivory Coast winger Amad Diallo, who spent last season on loan at Sunderland. Roma manager Jose Mourinho is interested in signing Scotland midfielder Scott McTominay from his former club, Manchester United.
Tottenham: Bayern Munich has made an improved offer of £70 million plus add-ons for Tottenham’s England striker Harry Kane. Wolfsburg is willing to retain Micky van de Ven if Tottenham fails to meet their £40 million asking price for the Dutch defender.
Crystal Palace: New Al-Ettifaq manager Steven Gerrard has held talks with Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha regarding a £16 million-per-year move to Saudi Arabia, as his contract with Crystal Palace has now expired. Fulham and Crystal Palace are interested in signing USA full-back Sergino Dest from Barcelona.
Aston Villa: Aston Villa is interested in signing Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby, but they would have to pay a club-record fee of £50 million for the Frenchman.
Leicester: Leicester’s England winger Harvey Barnes has expressed his desire to move to Newcastle during this summer transfer window.
PSG: Paris St-Germain is considering signing Napoli’s Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen as a potential replacement for wantaway France forward Kylian Mbappe.
Arsenal: Netherlands defender Jurrien Timber has undergone a medical with Arsenal and returned home for a farewell party over the weekend before completing his move from Ajax.
Everton: Everton has made an offer to former England full-back Ashley Young, whose contract expired at Aston Villa.
Liverpool: Liverpool is willing to allow English defender Nat Phillips to join Leeds, but only on a permanent deal.