Latest Football News 

  • ​Juventus are confident they’ll be  cleared of wrong-doing regarding  the transfer of Paul Pogba to Man  United last summer.

  • Everton are expected to announce the £5.2m signing of Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez, 21, on Thursday. The Spaniard will become the Blues’ third signing of the summer following the captures of keeper Jordan Pickford from Sunderland and Ajax midfielder and captain Davy Klaassen.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo will use a ‘money no object’ offer from Paris Saint-Germain as a bargaining chip in talks with Real Madrid.
  • Manchester United have had a bid of £31 million for Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes rejected.
  • United have reportedly agreed a £9.7million deal to sell Adnan Januzaj to La Liga club Real Sociedad.
  • Liverpool have rejected a bid of around £11 million from Napoli for defender Alberto Moreno. The Reds are holding out for a fee of £15m.
  • Chelsea are close to signing Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco for £35 million.
  • Thibaut Courtois is keeping Chelsea sweating on his future as he refuses to commit to fresh terms.
  • Chelsea winger Eden Hazard saw the positive side to injury, telling  fans on Instagram:”Being driven around by my family, so can keep my foot up. Good progress as I have managed a summer haircut!”
  • Long-term Liverpool target Julian Brandt, 21, has agreed to join Bayern Munich from Bayer Leverkusen in 2018.

  • Borussia Dortmund have approached Barcelona to discuss the potential signing of promising youngster Lee Seung-woo, the player’s agent has revealed.
  • Barcelona want to sign Guangzhou Evergrande’s former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho, with the 28-year-old Brazil international impressing in China.
  • However, Paulinho will not be moving to Barcelona this summer, according to his coach Luiz Felipe Scolari. 

  • Patrik Schick is in Turin where he is having his medical with Juventus ahead of a €35million switch from Sampdoria. The Czech striker had been linked with Tottenham and Chelsea.
  • Juventus have moved to sign  Manchester United target Fabinho – and see the versatile Brazilian star  as a replacement for Dani Alves as  right wing-back.
  • Inter Milan are in talks to sign Sampdoria’s Slovakian defender Milan Skriniar in a €13million deal.
  • Inter and Sevilla have reached a verbal agreement for the transfer of Argentinian midfielder Ever Banega.
  • AC Milan CEO Marco Fassone insists Gianluigi Donnarumma will stay at the club next season despite a contract dispute. “Donnarumma is staying here. Next year he’ll be free to make a decision, but for now he stays.”
  • Gianluigi Donnarumma and Kylian Mbappe are both being tracked by Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, who is prepared to wait until next summer to move for the young stars.
  • Zinedine Zidane will only consider bolstering his defensive unit with Juventus centre-half Leonardo Bonucci.
  • Lazio are ready to pay Luiz Gustavo’s release clause if Lucas Biglia joins AC Milan.
  • Torino have made contact to sign Genoa starlet Giovanni Simeone, who is also being linked with Everton and Watford.

  • Arsenal are expected to follow up their initial interest in Leon Goretzka by making a firm offer for the Schalke midfielder.
  • The Gunners have made Stoke City’s Jack Butland their No.1 goalkeeping target to replace Petr Cech.
  • Stoke City have made a £12m offer to Middlesbrough for 24-year-old defender Ben Gibson.
  • Leicester City are the latest club to show an interest in Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, and are preparing a £25 million bid.
  • The Foxes are considering their options after West Brom said the Foxes would need to double their £10m bid for defender Jonny Evans, 29.
  • Manchester City are willing to take just £18 million from Lyon for Eliaquim Mangala, taking a massive loss on the defender, who they bought for £42m three years ago.
  • City may have to lower their £25m valuation of Joe Hart, 30, as they have yet to receive any firm offers for the England goalkeeper.
  • Real Madrid are waiting for Manchester United to bid for striker Alvaro Morata, 24, before the European champions pursue Monaco’s 18-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe.
  • Jose Mourinho has told Manchester United to drop their pursuit of Cristiano Ronaldo and aim to sign Neymar instead.

  • Mourinho wants Manchester United to complete the signing of Inter Milan midfielder Ivan Perisic, 28, before the squad travel to the United States for their pre-season tour.
  • Arsenal and Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, 27, is wanted by Inter Milan and Juventus. Szczesny is expected to leave the Gunners this summer having spent the past two seasons on loan at Roma.
  • Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, will defy manager Antonio Conte and refuse to leave Stamford Bridge unless he can return to former club Atletico Madrid.
  • Tottenham are prepared to wait for Everton to lower their asking price for Ross Barkley.
  • Preston boss Simon Grayson and former Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson are the leading contenders to take charge at Sunderland, where takeover talks continue with a German group.
  • Liverpool have reportedly opened talks with Napoli over the possibility of signing Algerian left-back Faouzi Ghoulam.
  • Former Chelsea captain John Terry is prepared to drop into the Championship. The 36-year-old defender is a free agent and is wanted by Birmingham and Aston Villa.
  • Villa are in pole position to sign the former England captain on a £60,000-a-week contract.
  • The Football Association has ended all of its sponsorships with betting companies, including mutually terminating a long-term Ladbrokes deal.
  • Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus, 20, has paid tribute to his mother by having her face tattooed on his arm.
  • A former Manchester City youth player has hung up his boots to become one of Britain’s youngest agents at the age of 22.
  • Hull have announced a three-year partnership with the World Wildlife Fund in a bid to help increase the global population of tigers.
  • Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn is recovering at home after a “minor” heart operation.
  • Rochdale midfielder Joe Thompson says he is in “complete remission” after his second battle with cancer – Nodular sclerosing Hodgkins Lymphoma.
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