Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham are still trying to strengthen their squads before the proverbial window closes. With just days left, Thomas Tuchel is set to add Wesley Fofana to his list of options as the Leicester City star travels to the United States for a medical, although there are have doubts about their pursuit of Pierre-Emerick. Aubameyang and Anthony Gordon.
Another Chelsea target, namely Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha, could yet be at the center of a whole tussle. While Tuchel is keen on the forward, reports suggest Arsenal could match their interest late in the window, with Mikel Arteta keen to land a new winger.
At Spurs, meanwhile, the focus has been on exits lately. Still, Antonio Conte is hungry for strength through depth, Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi would be a late target as the Italian offers to add more options.
With so little time left in the window, Frenkie De Jong, Toni Kroos, Antony and Cristiano Ronaldo also feature prominently in the gossip columns, while West Ham are closing in on Lucas Paqueta. Follow all the latest news, gossip and rumors below!
Ruben Neves: A blow for Liverpool
Wolves boss Bruno Lage has reiterated he is almost certain the Portugal captain – previously a target for Manchester United and Liverpool – will stay put for another season, with his current deal set to run until 2024.
“I can confirm that I am 99 per cent sure that Ruben Neves will stay at Wolverhampton this summer,” Lage told Sky Sports.
Arsenal will be busy in the final days of the transfer market
Get excited, Arsenal fans.
Top of the Premier League table as things stand, Mikel Arteta’s side are in dreamland.
Indeed, they could still make more moves in the transfer market too!
Fabrizio Romano told CaughtOffside Edu and Arteta could still move for Pedro Neto.
Cody Gakpo: Southampton make shock bid for Man United target
Cody Gakpo has been heavily linked with Manchester United and Arsenal this summer, although the PSV striker could perhaps end up elsewhere.
Indeed, according to Athletic, Southampton have made a big offer for the Dutchman.
Although rejected, the Saints would be the most interested club.
Moyes confirms big money signing imminent after medical
West Ham boss David Moyes has confirmed Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta underwent a medical before his club’s record-breaking transfer to the London Stadium.
The Brazil international is set to become Moyes’ eighth signing this summer in a deal that could potentially be as much as €60m, including add-ons.
“I understand he had a medical today, I haven’t yet been able to confirm if everything is good or bad,” Moyes said after Sunday’s 1-0 win over Aston Villa. “I really hope it works out because I think he’s a great player, he can bring us something.
“He’s another exciting player for us. We have brought in several players and many of them are full internationals.
Manchester United set to sign Anthony
Finally, it’s happening!
Ajax star Anthony is expected to arrive in Manchester on Monday ahead of his move to Old Trafford.
A hugely expensive deal, Erik ten Hag is set to land a key target.
Welsey Fofana flies to America for medical at Chelsea
Finally, it’s getting closer to Chelsea fans.
Wesley Fofana is set to join Thomas Tuchel’s side for big money, with the Leicester star nearing his medical.
According to The Athletic, the 21-year-old has flown to the United States for probation as the club’s owners want more peace of mind after Fofana broke his leg last year.
Tottenham could make late move to sign Ruslan Malinovskyi
Tottenham manager Antonio Conte has spoken of the club’s need to strengthen ahead of a busy season.
While things have slowed down at Spurs lately, sporting director Fabio Paratici might still be able to make a late move.
Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi is said to be a target and could become an option in the final days.
According to the Daily Express, the Serie A star could enter their thinking.
“Thus, Malinovskyi could be considered.
“Forest, I know, was actually watching him before he had Gibbs-White. I think other Premier League clubs might even be watching Malinovskyi.
Chelsea in the doubts of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
With Chelsea in need of a striker and Thomas Tuchel having previously worked with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, a late move by the Barcelona striker seemed logical.
Yet there has been quite a negative development on this front.
According to The Athletic, Chelsea now have doubts over the deal. They claim the Blues are not ready to raise their £15m offer for the 33-year-old and are worried about his wage demands.
Liverpool eye shock shot for Toni Kroos
Jurgen Klopp has admitted Liverpool could still sign a midfielder this summer after a difficult start to the season.
While the club aren’t exactly renowned for their willingness to make moves late in the window, the situation in the middle of the park is quite urgent.
As a result, Fichajes suggests Klopp is ready to switch to a compatriot.
They claim Real Madrid star Toni Kroos has emerged as a key target.
Frenkie De Jong stays at Barcelona
One of the biggest transfer sagas of the summer is set to come to a rather disappointing conclusion.
Frenkie De Jong has been linked with moves to Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool this summer amid financial uncertainty at Barcelona.
However, according to CBS Sports, the Dutchman is now expected to stay at Camp Nou.