Latest Football News 

  • ​Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette completes a medical at Arsenal before his proposed £45m move – a Gunners record.
  • Lionel Messi has reportedly demanded that Barcelona sell four players this summer- Arda Turan, Munir, Thomas Vermaelen and Andre Gomes.

  • Monaco have completed the signing of Feyenoord defender Terence Kongolo, perhaps paving the way for Benjamin Mendy to join Manchester City.

  • Brazilian midfielder Luiz Gustavo has signed a four-year deal for a reported £7m to join Marseille from Werder Bremen.

  • Jaap Stam has pledged his future to Reading by signing a new two-year deal at the Madejski Stadium.
  • Former Burnley defender Michael Duff has been named as the new head coach of the club’s U23 squad.
  • Everton duo Brendan Galloway and Tyias Browning are closing in on loan moves to Sunderland after heading to Wearside for medicals.
  • Sevilla have confirmed they have agreed a deal to sell midfielder Vicente Iborra to Leicester City.
  • Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez has revealed that Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona have enquired after him.
  • Romelu Lukaku’s representatives have suggested the 24-year-old Everton striker would prefer a move to Manchester United rather than Chelsea if he leaves Goodison Park this summer.
  • Manchester United are reportedly set to confirm the signing of Alvaro Morata on Thursday – after it was claimed Real Madrid had finally bowed to pressure and agreed his sale.
  • Alvaro Morata was persuaded to join Manchester United after being promised he would lead their attack this season.
  • Jose Mourinho is frustrated by the club’s failure to add to £31m defender Victor Lindelof so far this summer and his staff were surprised at chief executive Ed Woodward flying to New Zealand to watch the British and Irish Lions’ first Test last month.

  • Leicester City could let Kasper Schmeichel move to Manchester United – if they can tie up a deal for Croatia keeper Lovre Kalinic first.
  • United are scouring  Europe for a potential replacement for David De Gea, who despite the denials, is still expected to sign for Real Madrid this summer.
  • Gareth Bale is loving life in Spain and has no intention of leaving Real Madrid and returning to the Premier League.
  • Former Manchester City transfer target Theo Hernandezis set to finally sign for Real Madrid this week. He will become the first Atletico Madrid player to join Real in 15 years.
  • Real Madrid transfer  target Gianluigi  Donnarumma is expected to sign a new five-year-deal with AC Milan today. The teenager would receive around €6million-per-season and the deal includes two separate release clauses. The price would be €50m if Milan don’t qualify for the 2018/19 Champions League and €100m if they do.
  • Barcelona representatives will travel to London this week in an attempt to push forward talks in their deal to sign Hector  Bellerin from Arsenal this summer.

  • Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has suggested the club cannot pay the kind of salary that Alexis Sanchez is reportedly demanding, while adding that he is not aware of any move for the Arsenal man.
  • Olivier Giroud has insisted that he wants to “carry on his good journey” at Arsenal.
  • John Terry admits he intends to one day return to Chelsea as manager after signing for Aston Villa as a player.
  • Turkish giants Besiktas are reportedly ready to make a shock move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
  • Galatasaray have reached an agreement with West Ham over the transfer of Sofiane Feghouli.
  • Inter Milan want to sign Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi who is also a target of Tottenham and Juventus.
  • Inter could add Joao Mario, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Ivan Perisic or Samir Handanovic in a player-plus cash swap deal to sign PSG’s Angel Di Maria.
  • AC Milan’s signing of Andrea Conti has been delayed as the rossoneri have yet to reach economic agreement with his club Atalanta.

  • AS Roma are in talks to try and sign Tottenham target Gregoire Defrel.
  • Roma are considering signing former Manchester City full-back Gael Clichy.
  • Borja Valero is on the verge of joining Inter Milan from Fiorentina.
  • Torino are on the verge of signing Gabriel Paletta from AC Milan.
  • Basaksehir starlet Cengiz Under,  19, has received four offers from  European clubs, with Chelsea and  Manchester United said to be  keen on the ‘Turkish Dybala’.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are confident of signing Arsenal transfer target Kylian Mbappe from Monaco this summer after a positive meeting between the player, his father and the capital club.

  • Mbappe is a big fan of Monaco team-mate and Manchester United  transfer target Fabinho, which is why the Parisian club are pushing hard for his signature. However, the teenage striker is said to favour another year at Monaco and the Ligue 1 champions are not keen on strengthening a rival.
  • Marseille, looking to bolster their defence under Rudi Garcia, are interested in former Chelsea transfer target Stefan de Vrij. Atletico  Madrid are also known admirers and both clubs have offered a deal of around €20million for the Dutch centre-back.
  • Liverpool transfer target Naby Keita has arrived in Leipzig one week before his club’s summer training is due to begin. The midfielder remains intent on a move to Anfield and this could be seen as the first step towards a deal.
  • Everton are confident of bringing England forward Wayne Rooney, 31, back to the club from Manchester United this summer.
  • Former Manchester United midfielder Ravel Morrison has trained with Birmingham City with a view to a permanent move from Lazio. The 24-year-old previously played under Redknapp at QPR.

  • Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has entered talks over a new contract that will keep him at the club until 2020.
  • Southampton are reported to have won the race to sign exciting young Caen winger Yann Karamoh.
  • Inter Milan are furious with their 28-year-old winger Ivan Perisic after he took part in a professional beach volleyball competition.
  • Newcastle are no closer to agreeing a move for Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina, 34, with the Italian club struggling to find a replacement.
  • Newcastle and Watford are both interested in signing winger Kamil Grosicki, 29, who Hull are willing to sell for £9m.
  • Burnley have made an £8m offer for Nottingham Forest striker Britt Assombalonga.
  • Huddersfield Town are looking to beat Swansea City to the signing of Barnsley full-back Andy Yiadom.
  • Middlesbrough have opened negotiations with Norwich City in an attempt to sign 29-year-old midfielder Jonny Howson.
  • Swansea face competition from a number of other clubs, including Leicester, Rangers and Newcastle, to sign Coventry City’s 20-year-old midfielder George Thomas.
  • Birmingham boss Harry Redknapp says he will bring in five or six players this summer with the money he saved by not signing defender John Terry.
  • Championship side Preston have appointed former Norwich manager Alex Neil as their new manager.
  • North End had a vacancy to fill for the first time in four years after Simon Grayson was appointed by Sunderland last month, and they have opted to fill it with 36-year-old Scot Neil.
  • Another Portugal-based player who could swap Iberia for Wolverhampton this summer is Willy Boly, who played under new Wolvesboss Nuno Espirito Santo at FC Porto. The Championship side have offered the defender an improved wage increase but the former Auxerre centre-back is unsure about making the step down in terms of league stature.
  • Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says he has performed his final ‘dab’ goal celebration and will now focus on his new routine – the ‘Billy Dance’.
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