Transfer Rumours: Nuno
Former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is on the verge of being appointed Crystal Palace manager.
Manchester United have growing concerns about having to let midfielder Paul Pogba go for free when his current contract ends in 2022. This summer is United’s last chance to receive a significant fee for the 28-year-old France international, with Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona and Paris St-Germain all interested.
Atletico Madrid have offered Spain midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, to Manchester City in exchange for Portugal forward Bernardo Silva, also 26.
Liverpool have made a £25.8m bid for Roma captain and Italy midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, 24, to replace 30-year-old Dutch international Georginio Wijnaldum.
Aston Villa, who are looking to bolster their attack, are weighing up a deal for Norway international Joshua King, 29, after the forward was released by Everton. But Norwich and Celtic are also interested in the player.
Arsenal have set a £20m asking price for Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, with Atletico Madrid interested in the 26-year-old as a replacement for England international Kieran Trippier, 30, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United. Real Betis have also shown interest in Bellerin, but his price tag will prove too much.
Juventus have been linked with Bellerin and could offer 30-year-old Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey back to the Gunners in a swap deal.
Liverpool are interested in Porto midfielder Fabio Vieira after the 21-year-old was named player of the tournament at the European Under-21 Championship, despite his side losing the final to Germany on Sunday.
Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, is keen to join Chelsea and is willing to wait a year to make a move to Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool and Japan forward Takumi Minamino has been linked with a move back to Southampton where he spent time on loan last season, after Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl made an enquiry about the 26-year-old’s future.
Brighton boss Graham Potter is still in contention to become Everton’s new manager after the departure of Carlo Ancelotti.
Arsenal have started talks with Wolves over a potential move for 24-year-old Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, with the Gunners keen to line up a replacement for Switzerland international Granit Xhaka, 28, who is close to joining Roma.
Bayern Munich have revived interest in Chelsea and England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, with the Champions League winners open to offers for the 20-year-old.
Arsenal’s 23-year-old England midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who spent time on loan at West Brom last season, wants clarity from manager Mikel Arteta about his future.
Roma manager Jose Mourinho is keen to sign Wolves goalkeeper and fellow countryman Rui Patricio, 33. The Premier League club have lined up Olympiakos’ Portuguese keeper Jose Sa as a potential replacement.
Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos, 24, wants to return to play in La Liga next season after his loan spell with Arsenal from Real Madrid came to an end.
Roy Hodgson has turned down an approach by West Brom to be their new manager.
Dutch left-back Jetro Willems, 27, wants to return to Newcastle having become a free agent after leaving Eintracht Frankfurt. He spent the 2019-20 season on loan at St James’ Park.
Chelsea and England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, 25, has been identified as Maurizio Sarri’s top target once the Italian ex-Blues manager takes over at Lazio.
Transfer Rumours: Nuno
AC Milan have begun talks with Chelsea about making a triple signing, with the Rossoneri keen on 34-year-old France striker Olivier Giroud and Morocco midfielder Hakim Ziyech, 28, while 23-year-old England defender Fikayo Tomori is wanted on a permanent deal after his loan stint with the Italians last season.
AC Milan have been told that signing 21-year-old Spanish midfielder Brahim Diaz on a permanent deal from Real Madrid will cost them £26m, but the La Liga club are open to loaning the playmaker out again.
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