Compiled by Kamusiime Barnabas
Marseille close in on David Luiz
Jorge Sampaoli is eager to complete a deal for the 34-year-old, who is available on a free transfer after leaving Arsenal.
Luiz made 20 Premier League appearances for the Gunners last season, but was not offered an extension.
Burnley in talks to sign Inter defender young
Burnley are in talks to sign Inter defender Ashley Young – according to Sky Sports.
The 35-year-old has been offered a one-year deal at Turf Moor with the option of a second, with his current deal at San Siro set to expire at the end of the month.
Young turned down fresh terms at Inter, and has also been approached by former club Watford, but Burnley are now set to win the race for the ex-Manchester United full-back.
Ancelotti wants Real raid for Werner
Carlo Ancelotti is, according to Fichajes, planning a surprise raid on Chelsea for Timo Werner.
The Germany international forward struggled for form during a testing 2020-21 campaign in England, but the new Blancos boss remains a big fan.
Nuno wants two Wolves stars at Everton
Nuno will ask Everton to add two familiar faces to his squad at Goodison Park this summer, claims Football Insider.
The Portuguese, who left Molineux at the end of the 2020-21 campaign, wants Conor Coady and Pedro Neto to join him on Merseyside.
Arsenal yet to meet Fekir asking price
Arsenal are once again in the market for Nabil Fekir, but AS reports that Real Betis’ asking price is yet to be met.
The Gunners have turned their attention back to a World Cup-winning Frenchman as they seek to add another creative playmaker to their ranks.
Dzeko an alternative option for Milan
Edin Dzeko is another striker in AC Milan’s sights.
Talks are ongoing regarding a move to San Siro for Chelsea star Olivier Giroud, but his contract has been extended at Stamford Bridge and the Rossoneri could now launch a raid on Roma.
West Ham & Southampton monitoring Junior Firpo
West Ham and Southampton are monitoring Junior Firpo’s situation at Barcelona – according to Mundo Deportivo.
Firpo is one of several first-team players that could be sold this summer as the Blaugrana seek to balance their books amid the coronavirus pandemic.
West Ham and Southampton are poised to swoop for Firpo, but Italian giants Milan are also weighing up a summer move.
Leeds interested in Lyon star Cornet
Lyon star Maxwel Cornet is the subject of interest from Leeds United – according to The Sun.
Marcelo Bielsa is eager to bring the 24-year-old to Elland Road, but the Whites will have to fork out a £20 million ($28m) fee.
Cornet is a winger by trade, but he spent most of the 2020-21 campaign playing as a left-back for Lyon.
Barca target De Ligt
Barcelona have identified Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt as a transfer target – according to Le 10 Sport.
The Blaugrana are eager to bring in the 21-year-old, who joined Juve from Ajax for €75 million (£64m/$91m) in 2019, on a cut-price deal this summer.
However, Juve have no plans to sell De Ligt, with returning boss Massimiliano Allegri set to hand him a key role in his squad.
Fonseca to be appointed at Spurs this week
Tottenham are set to appoint Paulo Fonseca as new manager, confirmed. ⚪️ #THFC
Final details to be completed soon – then he will be officially announced as new Spurs head coach this week. 🇵🇹 #Spurs
Fabio Paratici contacted Fonseca after Conte talks collapsed. Here we go soon ⌛️
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 13, 2021
Milan close in on Tomori
AC Milan will confirm the permanent signing of Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea this week, reports Calciomercato.
The 23-year-old impressed on loan at Rossoneri during the second half of last season and the club have moved quickly to tie the defender down to a permanent deal.
The Serie A club will pay Chelsea in the region of €7 million (£6m/$8.4m) for Tomori, who will sign a five-year contract at the San Siro.
Man Utd hold further Sancho talks
Manchester United held further talks with Borussia Dortmund over the weekend as they look to agree a fee for Jadon Sancho, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Sancho is believed to have already agreed personal terms with the Red Devils but they have yet to submit an acceptable fee to Dortmund.
The German club want around €95 million (£81m/$115m) for the 21-year-old, with United currently reluctant to go above €70m (£60m/$84m).
Lazio could make Jovetic move
Lazio are considering a move to sign Stefan Jovetic on a free transfer according to Gianluca Di Marzio.
New Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri is keen to bolster his front line and sees Jovetic as the ideal signing as he can play in multiple forward positions.
Jovetic, who has previously played in Italy for Inter Milan and Fiorentina, will become a free agent when his Monaco contract expires at the end of the month.
Juve extend Morata loan
Juventus have agreed to loan Alvaro Morata from Atletico Madrid for another season, reports Todofichajes.
With the future of Cristiano Ronaldo uncertain, Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri is wary of losing too much firepower so moved quickly to secure the Spaniard’s services for another year.
The deal will see Juve pay Atletico a loan fee of €10 million ($14m) with the option to turn the loan into a permanent deal next summer.
Atletico eye Calhanoglu as De Paul alternative
Atletico Madrid are considering a move for Hakan Calhanoglu should they fail to land Rodrigo De Paul, according to Sport.
Udinese star De Paul remains their prime target this summer but boss Diego Simeone is keen to have a back up option in case the deal stalls.
Calhanoglu looks to be that player, with the Turkey international available on a free transfer when his Milan contract expires at the end of the month.
Leicester eye Coutinho move
Former Reds star could return to Premier League
Leicester are considering a shock move for Barcelona forward Philippe Coutinho, according to Mundo Deportivo.
Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers signed Coutinho at Liverpool nine years ago and could make a €20 million (£17m/$24m) bid to bring him back to the Premier League.
Coutinho has struggled to replicate his best form since joining Barca from Liverpool in 2018 and the club are open to getting him off the wage bill this summer, even if that is on a temporary basis via a loan.