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  • Arsenal have rejected a £44million bid from Manchester City for forward Alexis Sanchez, according to the player’s advisers.

  • City have had a bid of £18million rejected by fellow Premier League side West Brom for defender Jonny Evans.
  • Chelsea have been told that Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater will cost them £40 million.
  • The Blues will attempt to make a trio of signings before the end of August, including Southampton defender Cedric Soares.
  • Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde is adamant that Spanish midfielder Sergi Roberto will not be sold this season. The 25-year-old is a target for Manchester United.
  • Liverpool and Barcelona could be set to agree a deal for Philippe Coutinho in ‘a matter of hours’.
  • Chelsea are ready to make a bid worth a whopping £50 million for Tottenham full-back Danny Rose.
  • Antonio Conte is struggling to convince the Chelsea board to sign his transfer targets.
  • Conte will move for Torino striker Andrea Belotti once Diego Costa leaves the club.

  • Juventus have rejected a third bid from Chelsea for Brazilian full-back Alex Sandro.
  • Should Juventus fail to land Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi, they will instead seek to sign Marouane Fellaini.

  • Liverpool are about to seal the deal with OGC Nice on Ivorian international playmaking midfielder Jean Michael Seri.
  • Liverpool and Manchester United target Stefan de Vrij could be set to commit his future to Lazio after their latest bumper contract offer.
  • Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic will join AC Milan after a deal was completed.
  • Milan have made a lucrative offer to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal.
  • Ivan Perisic’s agent is set to hold talks with Inter regarding a new contract for the Croatia international.

  • Inter Milan are set to pip Chelsea to Portuguese full-back Joao Cancelo.
  • Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia is being tracked by Burnley, West Brom and Swansea.
  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is prepared to wait until the January transfer window to make any further signings.
  • Philippe Coutinho is ready to do anything to play for Barcelona and is ready to spend the season in the stands in an attempt to force through the deal.
  • Liverpool want Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 29, included in negotiations with the Spanish giants over playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25.

  • Diego Costa could be sued by Chelsea if he ignores their requests to return to training.
  • Chelsea are ready to make a bid worth a whopping £50 million for Tottenham full-back Danny Rose.

  • Tottenham are not expected to entertain offers from Chelsea for Danny Rose, 27, with the Blues ready to double his salary.
  • Manchester United are ready to offer striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, a coaching role as part of their move to re-sign him.
  • United are among a number of clubs to have expressed reservations about a proposal to close the transfer window before the start of the season.
  • Manchester City have turned their eye on Eden Hazard after cooling their interest in Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez.
  • Swansea are ready to spend some of the £45 million windfall from the sale of Gylfi Sigurdsson on a deal to bring Wilfried Bony back to the club.
  • Marseille are targeting a move for Arsenal’s Mathieu Debuchy as the Ligue 1 club look to improve their options at right-back.
  • Gunners and England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25, is wanted by Championship side Aston Villa. Wilshere has one year left on his Arsenal contract.
  • Brazilian defender Gabriel is set to join Valencia from Arsenal in a £10m deal. Gabriel, 26, joined the Gunners for £15m in January 2015.

  • Napoli have turned down a £55m bid from Barcelona for Italy’s 26-year-old forward Lorenzo Insigne.
  • Barcelona are a step closer to securing a deal for Ousmane Dembele, 20, from Borussia Dortmund after the French forward was pictured packing his bags.
  • A photo of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk in London was posted on Instagram, only to be deleted soon after. The 26-year-old has been linked with Chelsea.
  • Celta midfielder Pape Cheikh Diop has emerged as a strong candidate to become Tottenham’s first signing of the transfer window.
  • Tottenham are lining up a £27m bid for Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez. The 23-year-old Spaniard looked to be heading to Italian side Napoli.
  • Daniel Levy, the Tottenham chairman, says midfielder Dele Alli, 21, would not be sold even for £150m, with Barcelona and Manchester City both interested.
  • Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has sent a letter (with marriage advice) to a lifelong Spurs fan before his wedding day.
  • Paris St-Germain’s new world-record £198m signing Neymar has hired a UFC fighter as his personal bodyguard.
  • Chelsea pulled out of a deal for Paris St-Germain’s Polish midfielder Grzegorz Krychowia, 27, because PSG were too busy handling the arrival of Neymar from Barcelona.
  • Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has three games to save his job.
  • West Brom have no intention of selling Nacer Chadli, but are lining up a replacement in case Swansea make an offer too good to refuse for the 28-year-old Belgian winger.
  • Watford are close to agreeing a season-long loan deal for Benfica’s Peruvian 26-year-old winger Andre Carrillo.
  • Sheffield Wednesday will reject a second bid from Leicester Cityfor forward George Hirst. The 18-year-old is the son of former England striker David Hirst.
  • Leeds’ New Zealand striker Chris Wood, 25, fears his club’s demand of a £20m fee could stop a dream move to Burnley.

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  • Spanish striker Joselu has completed his Newcastle medical and personal terms have been agreed.
  • Gareth Barry is at West Brom’s training ground undergoing a medical as the 36-year-old midfielder looks to complete a move from Everton.
  • Galatasaray have signed winger Sofiane Feghouli from West Ham for £4million on a five-year deal.

  • Derby County have signed forward Tom Lawrence from Leicester for an undisclosed fee.
  • Fiorentina have announced the capture of Portuguese wide man Gil Bastiao Dias from Monaco.
  • Barcelona have struck a £104million deal with Liverpool to sign Philippe Coutinho.
  • Serge Aurier has reportedly agreed terms with Tottenham, Juventus and Inter Milan as he looks to leave Paris Saint-Germain before the transfer window closes.
  • Hull City have rejected a £10m bid from Premier League side Burnley for midfielder Sam Clucas.

  • Barcelona attacking midfielder Arda Turan is reportedly close to making a shock switch to Manchester United.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, will return to Manchester United’s Carrington training complex within the next 24 hours to continue his rehab following knee surgery.
  • Usain Bolt will get the chance to fulfil his lifelong ambition of pulling on a Manchester United shirt but only if he can get over the cruel hamstring injury that marked the end of his sprint career. The Jamaican legend has been called up for a United legends side to play against a Barcelona equivalent on September 2 at Old Trafford.
  • Arsenal have contacted Real Madrid to see if they’d have any interest in exchanging Alexis Sanchez for Karim Benzema.
  • Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has slammed the five-game ban handed to Cristiano Ronaldo – and questioned the officials.
  • Kylian Mbappe spoke with a number of managers interested in signing him, including Arsene Wenger, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola, before deciding his future was with PSG.
  • Everton have reportedly joined Liverpool in the race to sign Trabzonspor playmaker Yusuf Yazici before the transfer window closes.
  • Roma will turn their attentions to Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado if they fail to land Riyad Mahrez from Leicester.
  • Turkish Super League giants Galatasaray have reignited interest in Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini.
  • Inter Milan and Valencia are working on an exchange deal for unsettled midfielder Geoffrey Kondogia, with Chelsea target Joao Cancelo moving to Italy.
  • Valencia appear to have switched their interest from Arsenal defender Gabriel to Inter Milan centre-back Jeison Murillo.
  • Inter Milan are chasing Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala.
  • Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan made his return from an eight-month injury absence during Tuesday’s 1-0 friendly defeat away to Girona.
  • Juventus are interested in signing midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25, from Arsenal.
  • Alex Sandro remains on Chelsea’s radar, despite Juventus insisting the player is not for sale.
  • Chelsea have given striker Diego Costa a set of demands he must meet before they will consider selling the 28-year-old.
  • Costa first asked to leave Chelsea during a pre-season tour in Los Angeles last summer so the club are bemused at the Spain international being upset at Conte’s text message in June telling him he was not part of his plans.
  • Blues boss Antonio Conte is at odds with the Stamford Bridge club’s hierarchy over a number of transfer targets as the Italian wants to sign experienced players with little resale value.
  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he would like to coach Newell’s Old Boys, the club where he started his playing career, and the Argentina national team in the future.
  • Colombia defender Davinson Sanchez, 21, has told Ajax he wants to move to Tottenham before the close of the transfer window.
  • Everton midfielder Ross Barkley’s move to either Chelsea or Tottenham is in doubt after the 23-year-old suffered an injury in training.
  • Chelsea are poised to land Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater in time for Sunday’s meeting with Tottenham.
  • Lucas Perez is set to complete his move away from Arsenal in the coming days, with an £11 million return to former club Deportivo La Coruna.
  • Barcelona have rejected the opportunity to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City.
  • Sergi Roberto has become frustrated by a lack of faith shown in him and the signing of Paulinho has further fuelled his current unhappiness at Barcelona.
  • Stoke have made contact with Tottenham over a transfer for striker Vincent Janssen. Gremio are expecting an official offer from Borussia Dortmund for striker Luan.
  • AC Milan are ready to make a new bid for Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches.
  • Carlos Tevez has been granted a return to his native Argentina for treatment on a calf injury, but only after agreeing in writing to return to Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua before the end of the month.
  • Udinese goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis, 32, will sign for Watford, Newcastle or Crystal Palace, according to his agent.
  • Newcastle are expected to sign 21-year-old Chelsea winger Kenedy on loan, but Blues boss Conte has slowed the deal down because of concerns over his squad size.
  • Brighton and Birmingham are chasing Lille striker Eder.
  • A number of clubs across Europe are interested in Atletico Madrid’s out-of-favour striker Luciano Vietto.
  • Former Fulham left-back Kostas Stafylidis could be set for a move to Hamburg.

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  • Chelsea have fined Diego Costa two weeks’ wages for failing to return to training as the dispute over his future rumbles on.
  • Costa has been told he must return to training and make himself available for Antonio Conte’s first-team.
  • Chelsea are plotting to spend a total of £120 million to bring Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain, Virgil van Dijk and Danny Drinkwater to Stamford Bridge this summer.
  • Manchester City are set to make a £60 million bid for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez.
  • Borussia Dortmund have suspended forward Ousmane Dembele “until further notice”, three days after the club rejected a bid from Barcelona.

  • Carlos Bacca has left AC Milan’s training centre and is set to complete a move to Villarreal.

  • Borussia Dortmund have accepted a €100 million bid from Barcelona for Ousmane Dembele, but the two clubs are locked in talks over add-ons included in the deal.
  • Barcelona have reached an agreement to sign Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande for €40 million. Barcelona midfielder Sergi Samper is expected to leave Camp Nou after having talks with the club’s hierarchy.
  • Barcelona are keen to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea for a fee of €120 million this summer.
  • Chelsea are preparing a £50 million bid for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.
  • The Blues are weighing up a move to sign Manchester United target Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan.
  • Alvaro Morata is already feeling unsettled in London and regrets quitting Real Madrid for Chelsea.

  • Chelsea and Real Madrid have joined Tottenham in pursuit of Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez.
  • Arsenal are ready to pay the £72million required to sign Marco Asensio.
  • Tottenham are preparing to lodge a second bid for Manchester United forward Anthony Martial.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan admits he was surprised when Chelsea agreed to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United this summer — but is glad they did.
  • Paris Saint-Germain winger Jese Rodriguez is set to reject a move to Fiorentina in favour of a loan deal with Stoke City.
  • Liverpool have lined up Schalke midfielder Max Meyer as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho.

  • Jurgen Klopp says Philippe Coutinho “cannot play for Liverpool in this moment” and labelled the Brazilian’s absence from the team as a “blow.”
  • Leicester City are standing firm on their £50 million valuation of Riyad Mahrez and will reject a third offer from Roma for the winger.
  • Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho is close to joining West Ham United in a deal worth around £30 million.
  • Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is prepared to speak to Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund over a potential move if they firm up their interest.
  • Monaco’s players have been told that Kylian Mbappe will be joining Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
  • AC Milan will not match Borussia Dortmund’s €85million valuation of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and will not be signing the striker this summer, instead they will try to sign Fiorentina star Nicola Kalinic.
  • Keita Balde’s omission from Lazio’s Super Coppa meeting with Juventus sparked an angry reaction from the player and now Spurs are trying to take advantage.
  • Flamengo have appointed former Colombia, Ecuador and Honduras boss Reinaldo Rueda as the club’s new manager. Rueda replaces Ze Ricardo, who was let go by the Rio de Janeiro giants last week after a little more than a year in charge.
  • Twelve-year-old attacker Youssoufa Moukoko scored a brace for Borussia Dortmund’s under-17s side in their first win of the season on Sunday.

A series of fan incidents, including clashes with police, have tarnished the start of the season in the Russian Premier League.

Police are probing “threatening comments” made against Neil Lennon after the Hibernian head coach’s eventful return to Ibrox.

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  • Manchester United have rejected a bid from Tottenham for 21-year-old France forward Anthony Martial.
  • United have re-opened talks over a move for Inter Milan and Croatia winger Ivan Perisic, 28, and are close to matching the Italian side’s £48m asking price.

  • Diego Costa faces a Chelsea fine after failing to report back for the new season two weeks ago.
  • Schalke are in talks with Chelsea over bringing defender Baba Rahman back to Gelsenkirchen on loan.
  • Chelsea will make a second bid of around £25m for Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 27, this week after having a £15m offer turned down by the Foxes earlier this summer.

  • Barcelona have signed Brazil and former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho, 29, for 40m euros (£36.6m) from Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande.
  • Barca will return with an offer in excess of £100m for Brazil international Coutinho.

  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will target Napoli and Italy forward Lorenzo Insigne, 26, if playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25, forces through a move to Barcelona.

  • PSG have secured the signing of Kylian Mbappe for a fee that will exceed the £200m they spent on Neymar. They will pay an initial fee of £173m plus add ons.
  • Paris St-Germain could spend more than 60m euros (£54.9m) on Monaco defender Fabinho, 23, on top of any deal for the Brazil international’s team-mate Kylian Mbappe, 18.
  • Both Jese and PSG are unconvinced by Fiorentina’s proposal of a two-year loan with an option to buy and a deal for the Spaniard to move to Italy is in doubt.
  • Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says he knew Neymar was leaving for PSG even when he Tweeted a photo of the pair with the caption “he stays”.
  • Fiorentina are set to sign Genoa forward Giovanni Simeone for €18m (£16m). The 22-year-old forward had been linked with Tottenham Hotspur.

  • Barcelona decided against signing Paulo Dybala because they believe the Juventus forward is incompatible with Lionel Messi.
  • Chelsea would be willing to sell Belgium’s attacking midfielder Eden Hazard, 26, to Barcelona for 120m euros (£110m).
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been told by Manchester United medics and American specialists to ease up as the striker pushes himself to recover from knee ligament injury.
  • Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 28, does not want to stay at Arsenal and is pushing for a move to Barcelona.
  • Arsenal have given up on signing 21-year-old midfielder Thomas Lemar from Monaco, with manager Arsene Wenger now focused on selling fringe player to cut the club’s wage bill.
  • Former Manchester City midfielder Javi Garcia is in Seville to complete his move to Real Betis from Zenit St. Petersburg.
  • AC Milan are preparing an offer €75m (£68.5m) plus M’Baye Niang to try and tempt Torino into selling Andrea Belotti.
  • Inter have abandoned their plans to sign Emre Mor. That’s despite a deal being almost complete to take the Turkey international on loan with an obligation to buy next summer. The imminent arrival of Patrik Schick has put an end to the deal for the Borussia Dortmund man.
  • Manchester United transfer target Serge Aurier is also on Inter’s wishlist. They have narrowed down their full-back search to the PSG right-back, or Valencia’s Joao Cancelo.
  • Liverpool have told Emre Can, 23, he is going nowhere despite Juventus lining up a £23m offer as the Germany midfielder enters the final year of his contract.

  • Everton boss Ronald Koeman will not end his summer spending with Sigurdsson and is keen on a move for Fiorentina and Croatia striker Nikola Kalinic, 29. But Kalinic, 29, prefers a move to fellow Italian side AC Milan.
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson, 27, will finally compete a transfer to Everton this week, which will see Swansea move for West Brom midfielder Nacer Chadli, 28, and trigger Tottenham to sign Ross Barkley, 23, from the Toffees.
  • France striker Antoine Griezmann, 26, could leave Atletico Madridif they sell Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak, 24, to Paris St-Germain.
  • No club has reached the €30m (£27m) asking price for Sporting captain Adrien Silva. The only bid received so far this summer was €20m (£18m) from Tottenham Hotspur.
  • Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez is stepping up his pursuit of Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25, with the England international resigned to leaving the Gunners.

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  • Diego Costa is embroiled in a legal battle with Chelsea as the Premier League club remains in the dark over when he will return to England.
  • Chelsea fear Diego Costa is growing fat during his exile from the Chelsea first team.
  • Philippe Coutinho’s bid to move to Barcelona has broken into open warfare with Liverpool.
  • If Barca cannot seal a move for Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, they will set their sights on Christian Eriksen and Manchester United transfer target Ivan Perisic.

  • However, Barcelona’s moves to replace Neymar continue to take a hit, with Tottenham telling the Spanish side that Christian Eriksen is not for sale.
  • Ousmane Dembele, Barcelona’s first target to replace Neymar this summer is hoping Borussia Dortmund will allow him to join the Spanish giants.
  • He has been removed from the squad for the weekend’s DFB Pokal fixture, but the player remains optimistic he will be able to sign for the Catalan club.
  • Dembele is now refusing to pick up his phone and speak to anyone at the German club.
  • Barcelona’s desire to sign Angel Di Maria from Paris Saint-Germain is real. The Argentine winger has been pushed down the pecking order in Paris with the signing of Neymar and could look to move on. He would be a cut-price replacement for the Brazil international.
  • Barcelona star Lionel Messi wants the club to invest the money from Neymar’s sale on Tottenham’s Dele Alli and Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio, reports claim.
  • In order to ward off any future interest from other clubs, Real Madrid have slapped a €700m (£634m) release clause on playmaker Isco after he signed a new five-year-deal.
  • After talks between Zinedine Zidane and the club, Real Madrid won’t sign a new striker this summer. They will depend on the BBC and keep the squad as is. This would rule out a move for Kylian Mbappe, leaving them to hope he is still available next summer.
  • Real Madrid have given up their pursuit of Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and his Manchester United counterpart David De Gea.
  • Chelsea star Eden Hazard is a ‘Plan B’ target for Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane if he is unable to beat Paris Saint-Germain to the signature of Kylian Mbappe.
  • For the first time this summer, Monaco have opened up to discussions regarding the transfer of Mbappe. The player has forced his will and now the two clubs will discuss the possibility of a move.
  • Rennes have made a €10m (£9.1m) offer to Lille for Burnley transfer target Nicolas De Preville.

  • Manchester United will not go above £90 million in a bid to bring Gareth Bale back to the Premier League.
  • United are in talks to re-sign striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the second half of the season, says manager Jose Mourinho.
  • Eliaquim Mangala could get a shock lifeline at Manchester City – as Pep Guardiola struggles to find the new centre-back he wants.
  • Manchester United are set to sign teenage Oliveirense striker Bruno Amorim, according to quotes attributed to the Portuguese club’s director Antonio Jose Leite.
  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is keen to sign Ajax central defender Davinson Sanchez.
  • Adrian has been offered a new West Ham contract despite Joe Hart’s arrival on loan as the new number one.
  • Tony Pulis is confident he will have five new signings to help celebrate his own new deal, with Ben Gibson, Gareth Barry and Joel Ward all high on his wanted list.
  • Leicester are reportedly ready to rival Stoke in a move to try and sign Andros Townsend before the transfer window shuts.
  • Riyad Mahrez’s move to Roma remains in limbo, with the Italian club not willing to make an improved offer for the Leicester star.
  • Roma want €45m for Juventus target Kevin Strootman.
  • Juventus are prepared to make a £23 million offer to Liverpool in hopes of landing Emre Can.
  • Marcelo Simonian, Javier Pastore’s agent, has travelled to Madrid with Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi to discuss a deal to swap the Argentina international for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak.
  • Inter Milan’s transfer window could be about to catch fire, with Ezequiel Garay, Joao Cancelo and former Juventus target Patrik Schick all linked with completing moves before the summer is out.
  • It’s not just German and English clubs suffering from player power, now it spreads to Italy with Chelsea transfer target Geoffrey Kondogbia failing to train with Inter Milan.
  • Also Leonardo Spinazzola, a Juventus transfer target, will travel with Atalanta this weekend, hoping to force a move to Turin.
  • Chelsea are set to land right-back target Joao Cancelo after Tottenham refused to meet Valencia’s £25m asking price.
  • Tottenham have made an approach for 20-year-old Celta Vigo midfielder Pape Cheikh Diop, but face competition from French side Lyon.
  • Chelsea have yet to return with an improved bid for Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 27, after the Foxes rejected a £15m offer earlier this summer.
  • Everton and Southampton are battling it out for the signature of highly-prized Club Brugge youngster Noah Fadiga.
  • Celtic star Stuart Armstrong has become the subject of interest from Southampton, who are set to make a £3 million bid for him.
  • West Ham have reached a verbal agreement with Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder William Carvalho, 25, over a proposed move.
  • Burnley will submit a £15m bid to sign Leeds and New Zealand striker Chris Wood, 25, to replace Andre Gray, who left for Watford this week.
  • Leeds have rejected a £12m offer – believed to be from Burnley- for Wood.
  • Leeds have lined up Hamburg striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga, 25, as a possible replacement for Wood.
  • Swansea will offer £20m for former midfielder Joe Allen, 27, despite Stoke saying the Wales international is not for sale.
  • Brighton are set to beat Middlesbrough and Sunderland to the signing of Sporting Lisbon defender Ezequiel Schelotto.
  • Jack Colback, 27, is set to leave Newcastle after a training ground row with boss Rafael Benitez.
  • Newcastle owner Mike Ashley says he cannot compete financially with the top Premier League clubs so cannot give manager Rafael Benitez enough money to spend in the transfer window.
  • French side Nantes, managed by former Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri, want to take 19-year-old Arsenal midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide on loan.
  • The Moroccan Football Federation has announced it will bid to host the 2026 World Cup.
  • Paris St-Germain defender Thomas Meunier has posted a photo of himself with fellow right-back Serge Aurier – who is reportedly set to leave the French club – with the caption ‘se queda’ (‘he stays’) in a parody of Gerard Pique’s photo with Neymar before the latter left Barcelona for PSG.
  • WWE wrestler Triple H has sent West Haman inspirational video message before their Premier League opener against Manchester United.
  • Star Trek and X-Men actor Sir Patrick Stewart says he turns up to filming in his Huddersfield shirt when the club are playing and also gets sent a recording of the side’s matches by the Premier League newcomers.

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  • Three top Barcelona officials are reportedly flying to England on Tuesday to finalise the £90million transfer of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool.
  • Philippe Coutinho reported for training at Liverpool’s Melwood base as usual on Tuesday amid continued speculation over a move to Barcelona.
  • Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes could join the Reds as part of the Coutinho deal.
  • Monaco have completed the signing of former Lyon winger Rachid Ghezzal on a free transfer.
  • Neymar is considering a formal complaint to FIFA against his former club Barcelona over an unpaid loyalty bonus.
  • Stoke City should complete the signing of Bruno Martins Indi within the next 24 hours.
  • Stoke’s record signing Giannelli Imbula, who struggled to make an impact following his £18.3m move from Porto in January, has agreed terms with Champions League semi-finalists Monaco.
  • Manchester United and Inter Milan have reignited their interest in Tottenham’s England left-back Danny Rose, 27.
  • Inter have told Manchester United that they can have Ivan Perisic for €45million plus the season loan of Anthony Martial.
  • Jose Mourinho has finally admitted defeat in his efforts to bring Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic to Manchester United.
  • Inter Milan are reportedly close to landing Borussia Dortmund star Emre Mor, who has been strongly linked with a move to Liverpool.
  • Inter have reportedly joined the race for Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez.
  • The Algeria star is keen to quit the Foxes this summer, with Roma and Arsenal said to be at the front on the queue for his services.
  • Paris Saint-Germain have gained a decisive edge in the race for Tottenham target Juan Foyth.
  • Tottenham’s £30m midfielder Moussa Sissoko is “keen on joining” Turkish clubTrabzonspor but Spurs will only sanction a permanent deal rather than loan.
  • AC Milan forward Carlos Bacca is edging closer to a return to Sevilla, AC Milan forward Carlos Bacca is edging closer to a return to Sevilla.
  • Algeria international Ryad Boudebouz has arrived in Seville ahead of a move to Real Betis.
  • Mohamed Elneny has vowed to fight for his future at Arsenal after rejecting advances from Leicester.
  • Arsenal should have signed Van Dijk as well as midfielder Nemanja Matic, who moved from Chelsea to Manchester United for £40m, because the club lacks leadership on the pitch, according to former Gunners striker Ian Wright.
  • Bayer Leverkusen are plotting a move for Olympiakos player Panagiotis Retsos. Hertha Berlin are in talks with Borussia Dortmund over the signing of full-back Felix Passlack.
  • Eintracht Frankfurt’s goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky is a transfer target for Benfica.
  • Hannover 96 are reportedly interested in singing Liverpool youngsters Ryan Kent and Ben Woodburn.
  • Seb Larsson has turned down a move to Levante in order to sign with Hull City.
  • Talks between Everton and Swansea over Gylfi Sigurdsson have broken down but any suggestion the deal is off is nonsense.
  • Valencia are interested in signing Chelsea target Grzegorz Krychowiak.
  • Southampton are planning to sign Middlesbrough’s 24-year-old centre-back Ben Gibson as a replacement for Van Dijk.
  • Celta Vigo are interested in signing Turkish winger Volkan Sen from Fenerbahce.
  • Barcelona beat Chapecoense, the Brazilian club who lost 19 players and staff in a plane crashlast year, 5-0 in a friendly at the Nou Camp.
  • Former Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu, Sergio Busquets, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Denis Suarez all scored.
  • The form of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku will ultimately decide whether Manchester United will battle for the Premier League title this season, according to Gary Neville.
  • Liverpool have reportedly joined Manchester United in the race for Trabzonspor attacking midfielder Yusuf Yazici and are confident of landing the player.
  • Atletico Madrid are hopeful of tying in-demand goalkeeper Jan Oblak down to a new bumper long-term contract at the club.
  • Bayern Munich have revealed they had the opportunity to sign Neymar in 2010 but the €24m (£21.7m) fee was too expensive for them.
  • Juventus have made contact with the agent of Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic over a move to Turin.
  • Bayern Munich have revealed they had the opportunity to sign Neymar in 2010 but the €24m (£21.7m) fee was too expensive for them.
  • Julian Draxler has no intention of leaving PSG this summer despite the arrival of Neymar.
  • AS Roma have set their sights on Liverpool target Hakim Ziyech after growing frustrated in their efforts to land Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez.
  • West Ham winger Sofiane Feghouli is on the verge of move away from the Premier League as he nears a move to Galatasaray.
  • Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan has offered himself to former club Atletico Madrid.
  • Goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli will not be leaving Real Sociedad this summer despite prolonged interest from Napoli.

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  • Southampton captain Virgil van Dijk has handed in a transfer request and says he wants to play European football.

  • Manchester United teenager Timothy Fosu-Mensah is having a medical at Crystal Palace ahead of a season-long loan.

Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina is undergoing a medical with Southampton ahead of a €18million move.

  • Manchester City midfielder David Silva, 31, has started negotiating a move to Spanish side Las Palmas in his native Gran Canaria, but only for when his contract at the Etihad expires in 2019.
  • Stoke City are close to completing the signing of defender Bruno Martins Indi from Porto in a cut-price deal.
  • Manchester United have had a £36m bid for Barcelona’s Sergi Roberto rejected and Chelsea could soon join the race for the 25-year-old right-back.
  • Celtic remain hopeful of re-signing Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts this summer. The 20-year old excelled during his 18-month spell at Celtic Park, scoring 17 goals in 60 appearances for Brendan Rodgers’ side.
  • Alexis Sanchez was omitted from the Community Shield because he was short of preparation, Arsene Wenger has confirmed.
  • Sanchez has resigned himself to staying at Arsenal for another season before leaving the club on a free transfer.
  • Arsene Wenger has admitted delaying a decision on his Arsenal future may have had a negative impact on the team.
  • Arsenal are leading the battle to sign Lucas Moura, whom Paris Saint-Germain are looking to sell during the current transfer window.
  • Barcelona are rivalling Arsenal for Monaco forward Thomas Lemar.
  • The Catalan giants are ready to re-invest their record transfer income from Neymar with a £120 million bid for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho.
  • However, will face competition from Paris St-Germain for the Brazil international’s signature with the Ligue 1 club ready to bid £100m for the player.
  • Philippe Coutinho, 25, would like to move to Barcelona if a deal can be done amicably with his club.
  • Juventus face strong competition from Tottenham in their pursuit of Valencia defender Joao Cancelo.
  • Juve want either Ezequiel Garay of Valencia or former Chelsea and Manchester United target Stefan de Vrij to replace Leonardo Bonucci.
  • The serie A champions are ready to meet Kevin Strootman’s release clause at Roma amid claims they were unlikely to seal a deal for Liverpool midfielder Emre Can.
  • The Old lady will accept nothing less than €30m for reported Arsenal and Tottenham target Juan Cuadrado.
  • Manchester United have had a £36m bid for Barcelona’s Sergi Roberto rejected and Chelsea could soon join the race for the 25-year-old right-back.
  • Barcelona have agreed a contract with 20-year-old Borussia Dortmund and France forward Ousmane Dembele but now have to agree a fee with the German club, whose asking price will be close to 100m euros (£90.2m).
  • But Dortmund have denied any knowledge of an agreement between Barca and Dembele.
  • The Catalan club are also in advanced talks to sign Brazil and former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho, 29, from Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande.
  • Manchester City have enquired as to the possible availability of Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets.

  • Eden Hazard is ready to push for a move away from Chelsea and realise his ambition of playing for Real Madrid.
  • Liverpool are poised to launch a raid for £30million-rated Moroccan playmaker Hakim Ziyech. The 24-year-old enjoyed a fantastic season with Ajax in 2016/17 and is likely to be viewed by the media as a possible replacement for Philippe Coutinho.
  • Jurgen Klopp is prepared to give up his pursuit of Southampton and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk, 26, and put his trust in his current centre-backs.
  • PSG are set to meet with the agent of Atletico Madrid star Jan Oblak as they consider matching the goalkeeper’s €100m buy out.
  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants the club’s hierarchy to sign Monaco right-back Fabinho, 23.
  • PSG fans have mocked Barcelona defender Gerard Pique by getting the phrase ‘se queada’ – Spanish for ‘he stays’ – printed on the back of their shirts, in reference to the photo the Spaniard posted on Twitter with Neymar, prior to the Brazilian’s transfer.
  • Neymar’s former club Santos are seeking a percentage of the Paris St-Germain forward’s world record 222m euros (£200m) transfer fee from Barcelona because the Spanish side failed to honour one of the two friendlies stipulated in their deal to sign the Brazilian in 2013.
  • Leicester City have rejected a third bid – this time of around 35m euros (£31.6m) – from Roma for Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 26. Galatasaray have joined the £8million race to sign Aston Villa star left-back Jordan Amavi.
  • Four clubs have tabled offers for Jordan Amavi according to Aston Villa’s owner Dr Tony Xia.
  • Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, says he held talks with the Borussia Dortmund board about leaving this summer but is now happy to stay at the Bundesliga side.
  • Trabzonspor are ready to open talks with Tottenham over a deal for £30m flop Moussa Sissoko.
  • Manchester City are prepared to play the waiting game in an attempt to land top target Alexis Sanchez.
  • Chelsea are ready to challenge Manchester United for the signature of Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale, 28, who will cost about £90m.
  • Antonio Conte is targeting Virgil van Dijk and demanding more signings from the Chelsea board after seeing his side beaten by Arsenal in the Community Shield.
  • Gary Cahill admits Chelsea cannot afford to lose key players to injury as he suggested a lack of numbers in the squad is a concern ahead of the new Premier League season.
  • Chelsea outcast Diego Costa faces even greater uncertainty over his future after Diego Simeone hinted Atletico Madrid would not be making a move for their former striker.

  • Simoene said: “I don’t want to comment too much. The fact is he is still with Chelsea. “The most important thing to me is the work of my club in general, not only in training. I have to work with what I have.”
  • QPR have signed defender Alex Baptiste following his recent release by Middlesbrough. Baptiste, 31, has put pen to paper on a two-year deal and teams back up with manager Ian Holloway, who he worked under during his time at Blackpool.

  • Stoke have agreed a three-year deal for Cameroon forward Jean-Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, 28, who is out of contract at German side Schalke and will join on a free transfer.
  • Inter Milan have reportedly reached a €20m agreement with Nice for Brazilian full-back Dalbert. Inter striker Eder is wanted back at his former club Sampdoria.
  • AC Milan only have €30m to spend on a new striker this summer after deals for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Andrea Belotti were ruled out. Nicola Kalinic and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have been linked.
  • Genoa have asked for information on Newcastle United full-back Achfar Lazaar.
  • Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer is planning a raid on his native Holland to sign Luuk de Jong from PSV.
  • Crystal Palace and Everton are interested in a permanent deal for 20-year-old Newcastle keeper Freddie Woodman, who is expected to go out on loan this season.

  • Sunderland insist they have got a higher fee for 29-year-old midfielder Jeremain Lens from Besiktas than the £4m reported by Turkish media.
  • Paris Saint-Germain defender Dani Alves says his former club Juventus did not understand his footballing philosophy during his sole season in Serie A.
  • Werder Bremen are ready to sell Aron Johannsson in the summer, with the United States attacker having struggled for recent playing time.
  • Johannsson, 26, joined Bremen from AZ Alkmaar in 2015 but his first season was marred by a hip injury and when he returned to action last season he found it hard to break through under new coach Alexander Nouri.
  • Thomas Christiansen is waiting to discover the seriousness of injuries to Gaetano Berardi and Matthew Pennington after Leeds opened their Sky Bet Championship campaign with an entertaining 3-2 win at newly-promoted Bolton.
  • Arsene Wenger admits his overloaded Arsenal squad is in need of a trim as he enters the final weeks of the transfer window.
  • West Ham have been given special dispensation to play their Carabao Cup second-round tie away from home as London Stadium will still not be ready to host football matches.
  • Manchester United’s UEFA Super Cup clash with Real Madrid will include water breaks if soaring temperatures in Macedonia continue.
  • Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla has told Montreal Impact he wants to leave after the MLS club rejected several offers for his services.
  • Badou Ndiaye claims he rejected offers from Everton and Newcastle to sign for Galatasaray this summer.
  • Hoffenheim are sweating on the fitness of striker Sandro Wagner ahead of next week’s Champions League play-off with Liverpool.