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The transfer window is well and truly open and teams are looking to strengthen their squads for the new season. If you're looking for the latest news and rumours, then stay on this page as we'll be updating you with all the biggest transfer news as it happens.


                                                                                                                           

15:55
GOODBYE
That's it for this week. Catch us same place on Monday morning for the best and most reliable transfer news. Thanks for following. 
                                                                                                                           

15:32
ATLETICO CLOSE ON CARRASCO

Belgian winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco is on the verge of completing a move from Monaco to Atletico Madrid, according to reports.

The 21-year-old, who helped Monaco reach last season's Champions League quarter-finals, has been targeted by Atletico as they look to replace Turkish international Arda Turan, who has joined Barcelona.

AFP sources indicate that Carrasco will sign a five-year deal at the Vicente Calderon after passing a medical in the Spanish capital.

The same sources said that Atletico will pay an initial fee of 15 million euros on top of which will be added bonuses, including 25 percent of any future sell-on fee.
                                                                                                                           

14:48
DARMIAN ON HIS WAY
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Matteo Darmian has been photographed about to get on a plane heading to Manchester. 

The Torino full-back will have his medical today ahead of his £12.9m move.
                                                                                                                           

14:42
MARCELO SIGNS MADRID EXTENSION



Real Madrid defender Marcelo has penned a new deal with the club until 2020.

The Brazilian joined Madrid in January 2007 and has gone on to make 320 appearances. 
                                                                                                                           

14:34
CHRISTENSEN LEAVES CHELSEA ON LOAN

Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen has joined Borussia Monchengladbach on a two-year loan deal.

The 19-year-old defender completed his medical with the Bundesliga club today.

"Andreas Christensen is a promising talent and can cover a variety of positions in defence. We’re delighted that we’ve been able to bring him in on loan from Chelsea,” Borussia sporting director Max Eberl told the club website.
                                                                                                                           

13:43


Manchester City will make contact with Liverpool today about Raheem Sterling's situation.
                                                                                                                           

13:35
BEGOVIC UPDATE!

Asmir Begovic's move to Chelsea is set to be confirmed within the next 24 hours.

Sky Sports claim Marco van Ginkel will got he other way on loan as part of the deal.

We'll bring you all the latest as it happens.

                                                                                                                           

13:29
OSPINA WANTS TO STAY? WHAT?!


David Ospina has reiterated that he is desperate to stay at Arsenal, despite telling the Colombian version of AS that he has offers from several clubs, including Everton.

"I want to continue showing my level and everything that I can give tO Arsenal," he said. "I want to stay."

He added: "Coming to Arsenal is a dream come true. It is such a great team. "
                                                                                                                           

11:48
SALAH IN DEMAND

Inter Milan are ready to make a bid for Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah once the player's status is clarified.

Salah spent the second half of the 2014-15 campaign on loan with Fiorentina and had until the end of the season to tell the Florence outfit he did not want to extend his stay.

Fiorentina insist Salah has to play next season with them on loan from Chelsea after they activated a clause in his contract last month and the Italians have confirmed that they are considering taking legal action as Salah's camp are unwilling to play ball.

                                                                                                                           

11:44
BRENTFORD SIGN MCEACHRAN

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Brentford have completed the signing of midfielder Josh McEachran from Chelsea on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old played 22 games for Chelsea, 11 of them in the Premier League and six in the Champions League.

Brentford head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen told the club website: "Josh is a versatile midfield player who can play in a holding role and as a playmaker. He was a big talent at Chelsea and now I look forward to working with him and our coaching staff in order to take Josh on to the next level."
                                                                                                                           

11:07
O CAPTAIN! MY CAPTAIN!

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Liverpool have confirmed that Jordan Henderson has today been officially appointed captain of the club.

"I’m absolutely delighted and proud. It is a great honour and a huge privilege to be named as the captain of this football club," he said.


"Jordan has grown as a person and as a player since arriving at Liverpool and is ready to take up this challenge," Brendan Rodgers said.
                                                                                                                           

10:16
UNITED TO STEP UP MULLER PURSUIT

Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller celebrates scoring their third goal

The imminent departure of Robin van Persie means United will step up their pursuit of Germany striker Thomas Muller.

According to the Daily Star, Red Devils chief executive Ed Woodward is confident of striking a club record £60m deal to sign him.

Bayern Munich are reluctant to sell, but could be helpless to stop Muller leaving.

The 25-year-old has a strong relationship with Louis van Gaal, and could be tempted by the opportunity to reunited with his former boss.

"It's no secret that Louis van Gaal and I have a relationship that goes a little beyond the normal relationship between coaches and players," Muller said in 2014.
                                                                                                                           

10:37 

BEGOVIC TO CHELSEA A GIVEN

Chelsea are close to signing Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, but the Potters will not let him leave until they have signed Shay Given.
                                                                                                                           

10:28
MONK  EXTENDS SWANSEA STAY

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Swansea manager Garry Monk has signed a new three-year deal at the Liberty Stadium.

Club chairman Huw Jenkins told the club's website: “As a club we are pleased to agree the new contract with Garry.

“It’s deserved reward for the fantastic season we’ve just had and all Garry’s hard work, commitment and loyalty to our football club over many years." 
                                                                                                                           

10:16
PARDEW GETS HIS MAN

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Crystal Palace have signed Yohan Cabaye on a three-year deal, for a club-record fee.

The French midfielder has signed a three-year deal.

He cited the chance to work with Alan Pardew as one of the main reasons behind his decision to join the club.
                                                                                                                           

10:07
JUVE IN FOR OZIL?




Fascinating reports coming out of Italy this morning.

According to Tuttosport, Juventus are plotting a £29m bid for Arsenal star Mesut Ozil.

The Italian giants are set to have plenty of money to spend this summer with Carlos Tevez having already departed and Paul Pogba likely to follow.

Whether or not they can land the German international remains to be seen though.

Ozil joined Arsenal in a £42.5m deal in 2013 and is seen as a key part of Arsene Wenger's plans with the Gunners boss set to deploy him in a No.10 role.

Were Juve to make their interest formal, a significantly higher bid would surely be required.
                                                                                                                           

09:44
DEPAY TO BE UNVEILED



Manchester United have confirmed that new signing Memphis Depay will be officially unveiled at a press conference this afternoon.
                                                                                                                           

09:36
DONE DEAL



Sevilla have completed a deal for Steven N'Zonzi.

The French midfielder was offered a new deal with at the Britannia but he chose to leave instead.
                                                                                                                           

09:34
INTER AGREE JOVETIC TERMS

Inter Milan have reportedly reached an agreement with Stevan Jovetic's agent for his move to the San Siro.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Inter must now work out a deal with Manchester City and would like to get him on loan for this season and to sign him permanently next summer.

                                                                                                                           

08:56
CASILLAS TO STAY IN MADRID?


Iker Casillas' move to Porto has reportedly hit a snag as Real Madrid cannot agree on a compensation package with the keeper.

According to Marca, the player has agreed personal terms with Porto but he wants to be paid in gross, not net, the two years left on his contract with the Spanish club.

Real are refusing to budge and it is reported that talks are breaking down and Casillas could now turn up for training today.

If Casillas ends up staying that could have a knock-on effect on the potential signing of David de Gea...
                                                                                                                           

08:51
SEVILLA SIGN KONOPLYANKA
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Sevilla have completed the signing of winger Yevhen Konoplyanka on a free transfer from Dnipro.

The Ukrainian has signed a four-year deal with the Spanish club.
                                                                                                                           

08:46
£10M FOR EVANS

Manchester United have slapped a £10million price tag on West Brom target Jonny Evans, according to the Mirror.

The paper reports that Albion boss Tony Pulis is hoping to add the defender to his squad, but is not willing to meet United's asking price.

Evans has just a year left on his current deal and Manchester United.

                                                                                                                           

08:25
BEGOVIC TO JOIN CHELSEA

We start with some big news regarding Chelsea as the Premier League champions agreed a fee with Stoke City last night to sign goalkeeper Asmir Begovic in an £8million deal which may even be finalised later today.

The move will also see Marco van Ginkel heading the other way as part of the deal on a season-long loan.

Bosnian goalkeeper Begovic will replace Petr Cech at Stamford Bridge as back up to Thibaut Courtois.
                                                                                                                           

Friday 10th July 2015

08:23
GOOD MORNING

Make sure you stay with us throughout the day as we'll be bringing you live updates with all the very best news and latest transfer gossip.
                                                                                                                           

16:30
OVER AND OUT

That's all we have for you today but we'll be back tomorrow morning to give you an update on what happens tonight and what is still to come. 

There should be some development on Matteo Darmian's move to United and Yohan Cabaye could complete his transfer to Palace tonight as well as RVP to Fenerbahce. 
                                                                                                                           

16:21
LAPORTA WANTS POGBA

Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta says signing Paul Pogba will be a priority if he is elected.

He told Marca: "If we win, I would like to bring in Pogba. Pogba is a man that interests me. But we will first have to negotiate with Juve."

It's less good news for Arda Turan, though, who could be sold if Laporta wins.

"Arda Turan is a great player," he said, "but if I am made president, it's something that I will leave up to Abidal."
                                                                                                                           

16:16
SAKHO TO REPLACE RVP AT UNITED? SURELY NOT EY?

West Ham United pre-season training begins

Manchester United are lining up a shock move for West Ham's Diafra Sakho, according to the Daily Mail.

The Red Devils will need of a striker due to Van Persie's imminent move to Fenerbahce.

Sakho scored 12 goals in all competitions last season, but West Ham are understandably reluctant to sell.
                                                                                                                           

16:08
SPURS TRYING TO MOVE ON ADEBAYOR?


Adebayor joined Spurs for £5million in 2012 after impressing at White Hart Lane on loan the previous season.

And despite a resurgence in 2014 under Tim Sherwood he has since fallen down the pecking order under Mauricio Pochettino.

But Sherwood is keen on a reunion with the Togo international at Villa Park.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho also looked at the 31-year-old before signing Radamel Falcao, while West Ham nearly landed him on loan in January.

According to the Daily Mail, Adebayor has no future at Tottenham.

Spurs want to sell the former Arsenal and Manchester City hitman but are struggling to find a buyer.

Adebayor's reported £100,000-a-week wage would be hugely off-putting to potential suitors.

Adebayor has publicly insisted he wants to remain at Spurs. 
                                                                                                                           

15:52
SEVILLA CONSIDER CHICHARITO

Sevilla boss Unai Emery has admitted that he is weighing up a move for Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez.

The Europa League champions need to bolster their attack having agreed to sell top scorer Carlos Bacca to AC Milan, and Emery told Corriere dello Sport Hernandez is on his list, along with Borussia Dortmund’s Ciro Immobile and Juventus’ Fernando Llorente.

“Now we have to find another Bacca, with a different name but with similar characteristics. It’s not easy, but there are opportunities

“There is Chicharito, Immobile and other players that we are evaluating, like Llorente, but it is not easy to get to him. What’s important is the desire, not the age.”
                                                                                                                           

15:12
CHELSEA CLOSE IN ON BEGOVIC

Chelsea's bid to sign Asmir Begovic moved a step closer today with Stoke on the verge of naming Shay Given as his replacement at Britannia Stadium.

Begovic has already agreed a four-year contract worth £75,000 a week with Chelsea, who increased their original offer from £6million to £8m last week.

The transfer appeared to suffer a late hitch when he was named in Stoke’s squad for the Asia Trophy.

But Given, who has been released by Aston Villa, travelled to Stoke today to undergo a medical and discuss personal terms.

The 39-year-old will provide back-up to Jack Butland, allowing Begovic to go to Chelsea, where he will provide competition for Thibaut Courtois.
                                                                                                                           

15:02
CABAYE TO PALACE EDGING CLOSER

Crystal Palace FC logo.svgCrystal Palace have moved a step closer to signing midfielder Yohan Cabaye from PSG.

He is undergoing his medical in London, and the fee is between £10million and £13million.

An official announcement is imminent. What a signing for Palace!
                                                                                                                           

14:55
REDS BETTER OFF WITHOUT STERLING?

Those words may seem harsh towards a player Liverpool value at £50m but our writer Wayde Dorkin, who is a diehard Kopite, is adamant that the Reds are just better off cashing in on the Manchester City target. 

Wayde says "Liverpool will not only benefit from the £50m pounds but on the field as well. He struggled being the focal point of the team last season, losing the ball far too often and his final ball and finishing was exposed. His absence will allow Brendan Rodgers to deploy both Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho behind Daniel Sturridge in attack and the Reds can use that money to get in two quality players."  
                                                                                                                           

14:23

DARMIAN TO FLY TOMORROW

Torino defender Matteo Darmian will fly to England tomorrow for a medical ahead of a move to Manchester United, according to Sky Italia.
                                                                                                                           

14:20
SCHWEINSTEIGER FLATTERED BY UNITED INTEREST

Bayern Munich's Bastian SchweinsteigerBayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has admitted that Bastian Schweinsteiger could leave the club, and is "flattered" by interest from abroad.

“I have spoken to Bastian on the phone while we have been on holiday and will speak again now that he is back,” he said.

“I cannot deny the fact that I have understood during these conversations that he is flattered by the interest from England.”

                                                                                                                           

13:49
THE BEST OF RVP!

The Dutchman endured a mediocre 2014/15 campaign in which he struggled to find the back of the net and was used sparingly by new United manager Louis van Gaal.

At the age of 31, Van Persie's best years are behind him, but we believe the striker still has a lot to offer and Fenerbahce are getting a world class player.

Have a look at his greatest moments for Manchester United! 



                                                                                                                           

13:31
STOKE TRY TO TEMPT SHAQIRI

Xherdan ShaqiriStoke are so keen to sign Xherdan Shaqiri they have offered to insert a clause in his contract that means he can leave next summer, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport.

Shaqiri only moved to Inter in January but Mark Hughes is desperate to add him to his squad.

The clause would mean, should he sign, the Swiss star would be allowed to leave next summer for a Champions League.

                                                                                                                           

12:54
VIETTO PRESENTED

We already knew this one, but Atletico Madrid have now presented Luciano Vietto.

The Argentine forward scored 18 goals in 46 appearances last season for Villarreal.

The 21-year-old has only been in Spain for 12 months since arriving from his native Argentina, however his performances during that time were enough to convince manager Diego Simeone that he can help fill the void in the club's frontline created by Mario Mandzukic's exit to Juventus.
                                                                                                                           

12:39


RVP HAVING MEDICAL

Robin van Persie is having his medical for Fenerbahce right now, according to the ever-reliable journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.

The Dutchman has slipped down the pecking order in the last month and his time in England is coming to an end.
                                                                                                                           

12:25
MORE STERLING DRAMA

Raheem Sterling has again missed training with Liverpool today, insisting he is still ill.

Sterling phoned in sick yesterday morning and was again absent when the players reported at Melwood today to continue their pre-season training.

The wantaway England star is at home and the Reds are understood to have asked for one of their doctors to assess him.

Sterling, 20, is determined to quit Anfield and has told boss Brendan Rodgers that he does not want to go on their tour of Australian and the Far East, which starts on Sunday.

Liverpool have not yet punished Sterling for his no-show, but they will clobber him with a £70,000 fine of two weeks wages if he is not on their flight to Australia on Sunday.
                                                                                                                           

12:20
GYAN MEDICAL DONE

Asamoah Gyan has completed his medical ahead of his move to Shanghai SIPG.

A statement on his website read: "Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has completed his medical with Shanghai SIPG and is set to sign onto a permanent deal with the ambitious Chinese club."
                                                                                                                           

12:16
DANILO MEDICAL

Danilo has had a medical ahead of his move to Real Madrid.

A statement on the club's website read: "Danilo made his way to the Sanitas La Moraleja hospital where he underwent his medical examination ahead of signing for Real Madrid. The Brazilian international performed electrocardiogram and echocardiogram tests."
                                                                                                                           

12:12
BENTEKE MOVE STAGNATING

Christian Benteke has just finished watching One Born Every MinuteAston Villa expect Christian Benteke to report today for their pre-season training camp in Portugal.

The striker returned to the club on Wednesday, after a summer break amid strong interest from Liverpool.

But with Liverpool unwilling to meet his buy-out clause, the transfer appears to have hit a wall.



                                                                                                                           

11:51
GIOVANI CLOSE TO MLS SWITCH

Former Tottenham midfielder Giovani dos Santos has reached an agreement to join LA Galaxy, according to Fox Deportes.

The Mexico international, who is currently on the books at La Liga outfit Villarreal, would join his old Spurs team-mate Robbie Keane and former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard in LA, where he will earn €3.4m (£2.44m) a year.

Gio is currently with the Mexico squad participating in the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament and he will be looking to lead his country to glory. 

Click here to read his complete Player Profile!
                                                                                                                           

11:22
CHELSEA'S BRAZIL STARLETS TO BE SHIPPED OUT

The Blues snapped up Nathan from Ateltico Paranaense for an undisclosed fee and Kenedy is due to to join from Fluminese for £6.3m.

But Nathan, 19, will be sent to Dutch outfit Vitesse along with England youth ace Izzy Brown, 18.

It's thought Kenedy will also be farmed out immediately after he completes his switch to Stamford Bridge.

The Sun claim the loan deals could speed up the process of getting a permit that will let them play in the Premier League.
                                                                                                                           

11:14
JOVETIC TO LEAVE CITY


Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic is set to join Inter Milan on loan with a view to a permanent deal, according to Tuttosport.

The 25-year-old has made just 11 Premier League starts since joining City from Fiorentina two years ago, and Tuttosport claims he will join on loan for a fee of €3m (£2.15m) before Inter pay a further €15m (£10.75m) to take him on permanently next summer.



                                                                                                                           

10:57
DE GEA TRANSFER TAKES A TWIST

Lots of news regarding Manchester United this morning.

Real Madrid expect David De Gea's protracted move from Manchester United to rumble on into the "final days of the summer transfer window," according to reports in Spain.

The 24-year-old keeper has been a long-term target of the Bernabeu club and is widely expected to sign on the dotted line with the Madrid giants.

Spanish sports daily AS claims this morning that Real Madrid now expect negotiations over De Gea "to continue for a long time" owing to United's interest in defender Sergio Ramos.
                                                                                                                           

10:51
GIVEN SET FOR STOKE MEDICAL

Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given celebrates his side's first goalAston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given will have a medical with Stoke today - paving the way for Asmir Begovic to join Chelsea.

The shot-stopper looked to be closing in on a move to Championship side Middlesbrough, but the Potters appear to have hijacked the deal.

The 39-year-old will also discuss personal terms with Mark Hughes’ side.


                                                                                                                           

10:25
DARMIAN DEAL LIKELY TO BE COMPLETED TODAY

Manchester United are poised to complete the £12.9million signing of Matteo Darmian from Torino on Thursday.

The Italy right-back is set to join United on a four-year deal worth £90,000-a-week, with an option for an extra year.

Darmian is expected to undergo his medical at United's AON Training Complex and fly out with Louis van Gaal's squad to the US on Monday for the club's pre-season tour.

United moved swiftly to conclude the deal so Darmian could be included in their travelling party for the two-and-a-half week trip to the States, which includes matches in Seattle, San Jose, San Francisco and Chicago.

Haven't seen much of him? Check out this video of what he would offer United! 



                                                                                                                           

10:17
LIVERPOOL IN FOR MADRID MIDFIELDER

Liverpool will only be able to sign Asier Illarramendi if Real Madrid secure the signing of William Carvalho, according to the Daily Mail.

And that news will be a bitter blow for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who had his heart set on £32million Sporting midfielder Carvalho.

Should Madrid be able to sign Carvalho, the Under-21 Euros player of the tournament, they will allow out-of-favour Illarramendi to leave.

Brendan Rodgers has been interested in a move for the Spanish midfielder, who has failed to impress since his move from Real Sociedad.
                                                                                                                           

10:11
DI MARIA TO PSG?

The first big bomb of the day. 

Le Parisien, Paris' number one daily newspaper, are reporting that PSG have agreed terms with Angel Di Maria and the Argentine will join them this summer.

Di Maria, of course, was supposed to make the move to the Parc des Princes 12 months ago but the Ligue 1 giants' FFP restrictions nipped that one in the bud.

Now though, after a fairly horrible year in England, he might finally get his chance. The report claims he already has "one foot in Paris" and that the only thing lacking is a formal offer between the clubs and United accepting it.
                                                                                                                           

09:47
SCHNEIDERLIN EXPECTED AT UNITED

Manchester United are confident of signing Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin before their first pre-season tour match.

United had a £20m bid rejected for Schneiderlin last month and although they are yet to lodge a second bid The Reds have reopened negotiations, report the Manchester Evening News.

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman admitted earlier this week France international Schneiderlin could leave if United meet The Saints' valuation of the player.

Koeman dismissed United's offer as 'not serious' but despite a lack of activity in recent weeks United are determined to sign the 25-year-old, who was desperate to leave St Mary's last season.

United play Club America in Seattle a week on Friday in the first of their four pre-season matches in the United States and it is possible Schneiderlin could feature.
                                                                                                                           

09:33
SOLDADO READY TO QUIT SPURS

Roberto Soldado has reportedly told Tottenham he is keen to leave this summer in search of more regular football.

Soldado has two years left on his contract at Spurs and is popular inside the club, despite his failure to score the goals to justify his £26million fee.

He has become a cult figure among supporters but has been unable to thrive in English football since moving from Valencia in 2013.


                                                                                                                           

09:26
CABAYE SET FOR MEDICAL

Crystal Palace FC logo.svgCrystal Palace are closing in on the signing of Yohan Cabaye from PSG, according to Sky Sports.

The two clubs have agreed a fee for the former Newcastle midfielder of £10m, rising to £13m with add-ons.

The France international is expected to undergo a medical in London later today.
                                                                                                                           

09:01
ARTETA SIGNS

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta has signed a new 12-month contract, Arsene Wenger has confirmed.

The 33-year-old's previous deal was up this summer and he has not played since November, when the latest in a series of calf injuries eventually led to ankle surgery.

Arteta said in April he would not commit to a contract extension until he had proved his fitness, but the deal is now signed.
                                                                                                                           

08:56
FENERBAHCE TO RAID THE EPL?


So, according to the Daily Star, John Obi Mikel is in talks with Fenerbahce over a move from Chelsea.

The paper says Turkish television revealed the Nigeria midfielder has spoken to officials from the Super Lig club over a move to Istanbul.

Fenerbahce have already completed the signing of Nani from Manchester United for six million euros.
                                                                                                                           

08:47
RVP EDGING CLOSER TO FENERBAHCE

Van Persie's departure could leave United short of strikersThe biggest news from last night was that Fenerbahce agreed a four-year deal to sign Robin van Persie from Manchester United. 

The Turkish club now hope to officially announce the transfer before the weekend, but there are still some details that need to be finalised and agreed with Van Persie himself.

Fenerbahce director Guiliano Terraneo travelled to London recently to discuss a potential deal with United chiefs for the 31-year-old Netherlands striker, who has one year left on his contract at Old Trafford, although United have yet to comment on the situation.

Van Persie's potential exit could leave United short of recognised strikers heading into the new season as captain Wayne Rooney and teenager James Wilson are Louis van Gaal's only two other striking options at present.
                                                                                                                           

Thursday 9th July 2015

08:40
HELLO AGAIN!
We are ready to bring you all the latest news and gossip, so make sure you stick with us throught the day. 
                                                                                                                                            

16:24
THAT'S ALL FOLKS!

Stay tuned for tomorrow's news and update on what transpires tonight! 
                                                                                                                                            

16:09



SEVILLA AGREE FEE FOR NZONZI


Sevilla have agreed a fee of around £7m for Stoke midfielder Steven Nzonzi.

N’Zonzi, 26, has now been given permission to fly to Spain and negotiate personal terms as the deal seems certain to go through.


France under-21 international N’Zonzi had told Stoke he wanted to quit and refused to discuss a new contract even though he only had one year left on his contract.


That made it impossible for Stoke to keep him and it is a huge blow for boss Mark Hughes who has lost his midfield kingpin just a month before the start of the season.

                                                                                                                                            

15:28
KENEDY TO CHELSEA IMMINENT

Chelsea are on the verge of adding an eighth Brazilian to their squad after teenage sensation Kenedy arrived in London to complete a £6.3m transfer.

Here's a video clip of what he is capable of!



                                                                                                                                            


15:18

SONG INJURY THREATENS TO DERAIL WEST HAM MOVE

Alex Song's proposed move from Barcelona to West Ham is in doubt as they assess his injury.

The 27-year-old had agreed terms with West Ham and was waiting for the clubs to iron out the finer details of his transfer fee. However, the midfielder is understood to have a piece of floating bone which may require surgery and could rule him out for up to three months.


Song was at Upton Park last week for treatment and was in the stands for the first leg of their Europa League tie with Lusitans.


                                                                                                                                            


15:11
MADRID JOIN CARVALHO RACE

Real Madrid are considering a summer swoop for Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho, reports Cadena Cope.

Carvalho is regarded as one of the most promising young midfielders on the Continent, with Arsenal and Manchester United believed to be among his long-term suitors. The 23-year-old’s stock has soared even higher since his performances at the recent European Under-21 Championship, where he won the Golden Player award.


Madrid have ramped up their interest in Carvalho and could look to sign him as a replacement for Asier Illarramendi if the former Real Sociedad man departs the Bernabeu this summer.


Carvalho’s buyout clause is set at €45m, but Madrid would be hopeful of trying to negotiate a deal for a lower price

                                                                                                                                            

14:56

HUMMELS NOT READY TO LEAVE DORTMUND

Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels has admitted he is not ready to leave the club yet, amid interest from Manchester United.

The 26-year-old World Cup winner has been linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer and admitted to being flattered by the interest.


"There have always been rumours about almost every one of our players, but I decided not to make the move this year," he told reporters.


"Of course when the big clubs are interested, and Manchester United is one of the biggest clubs in the world, it's an honour. But I decided I wanted to stay here."

                                                                                                                                            

14:00
MONTOYA UNVEILED


Martin Montoya has been unveiled by Inter Milan.

Speaking to their website, he said: "It was a bit difficult to leave Barcelona because it’s been my home for 15 years. But I’m convinced I’ve made the right decision and I’m happy here.


"I want to play as much as possible in the Nerazzurri jersey. I didn’t get so much playing time for Barcelona last year and wasn’t happy about it."

                                                                                                                                              

13:46
CABAYE ON VERGE OF EPL RETURN

France international Yohan Cabaye is on the verge of joining Crystal Palace from Paris Saint-Germain.


Palace have agreed a fee with the French champions as well as personal terms with the former Newcastle star.





                                                                                                                           


13:37
STERLING LATEST!

Image result for raheem sterling man cityRaheem Sterling has indicated that it would be in everyone’s best interests if he did not join Liverpool’s tour to Australia and the Far East on Sunday.

His fear is that his presence on the tour would take the focus off the manager and the new players, believing that it would be better if he stayed at Melwood and continues to train.


Liverpool have declined to comment on the story.

                                                                                                                           

13:28
CARVAJAL SIGNS NEW REAL DEAL

Embedded image permalinkFull-back Dani Carvajal has signed a new contract at Real Madrid until 2020. 

Carvajal started his career with Madrid, but he left for Bayer Leverkusen in 2012. However, just 12 months after his departure for Germany, the defender returned to the Spanish capital in a deal worth £4m.


Last season, the Spain international made 42 appearances in all competitions.

                                                                                                                           

12:56
UNITED CLOSE IN ON DARMIAN

Manchester United are close to completing the signing of Torino defender Matteo Darmian after agreeing a four-your contract with the player.

The Red Devils have already a fee of £12.7m with Torino which could rise to £14.4m if the player reaches certain incentives. The final details of the deal are being ironed out and one of those involves paying a fee to AC Milan, the club who produced the player. 


The 25-year-old Italian international was with the Rossoneri from 2001 to 2010 before being sold to Palermo. Milan are due roughly 5 per cent of the players transfer fee which amounts about £287,000.


Darmian will become United’s second signing of the summer following the capture of Memphis Depay from PSV Eindhoven.

                                                                                                                                              

12:49
GYAN ARRIVES IN CHINAGhanaian football player Asamoah Gyan smiles after arriving at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport in Shanghai

Asamoah Gyan has arrived in China ahead of his move to Shanghai SIPG.


The deal will see him earn $350,000-a-week (£227,000), a weekly amount only bettered by a handful of the planet's best players.


In total, the former Sunderland forward will be pocketing more than £11m a year.

                                                                                                                                              

12:43
FENERBAHCE 'EXPECT RVP DEAL'

Fenerbahce are confident of completing a deal to sign Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, according to Sky Sports.

The Turkish club's director Guiliano Terraneo travelled to London to discuss a potential deal with United chiefs for the 31-year-old Netherlands striker, who has one year left on his contract at Old Trafford.



                                                                                                                                              


12:03

NEW DEALS FOR MADRID DUO

Dani Carvajal is set to be rewarded for his fine form last season with a new contract, according to Spanish newspaper Marca.

The Spain international will put pen to paper on an extension, running until 2020.


Marcelo, meanwhile, is also in line for a new deal - his current one expires in 2018.
                                                                                                                                              

11:57
ATLETICO INTERESTED IN CHELSEA TARGET

Atletico Madrid are interested in Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger, reports AS.


With Miranda at Inter and Toby Alderweireld joining Tottenham, Atleti need a new centre-back to provide cover for Diego Godin and Jose Maria Gimenez and Rudiger has emerged as a possible candidate.


The Stuttgart and Germany centre-back, 22, has also been linked heavily with Chelsea in recent weeks. Anderlecht’s Chancel Mbemba tops Atleti’s defensive shortlist, which also features Monaco’s Aymen Abdennour.
                                                                                                                                              

11:10






SPURS SIGN ALDERWEIRELD



Tottenham have announced the signing of Toby Alderweireld from Ateltico Madrid.


The defender has signed a five-year contract until 2020 at White Hart Lane.


Alderweireld said:"I’m very proud to be a Tottenham Hotspur player. I’m happy to be here and hope to have a wonderful time with this team.


“From the beginning I knew a lot about the club from Jan Vertonghen, Mousa Dembele and Nacer Chadli."

                                                                                                                                              

10:25
MADRID SET TO SIGN KEEPER

Real Madrid are on the verge of signing a new keeper, but it's not the one you're thinking of.


According to Spanish radio station Cadena Cope and prominent Spanish source Marca, the club have agreed a deal for Kiko Casilla.


Madrid will pay Espanyol €3m (£2.15m).


                                                                                                                                              


10:01

SPURS SET TO CONFIRM ALDERWEIRELD

Tottenham are ready to defy Southampton by confirming £11.5million Toby Alderweireld as their player within the next 72 hours - despite the Saints' legal threats.

The Londoners gave the Belgium international defender the first part of his medical on Monday and that it was completed on Tuesday.


And Tottenham will confim the 26-year-old has signed a five-year deal to join them from Atletico Madrid.



That will enrage Southampton, who have also warned they will get the FA and world governing body FIFA involved if the player moves to White Hart Lane.

                                                                                                                           

09:23
CHELSEA CLOSE IN ON KENEDY

Chelsea are reportedly closing in on the signing of Fluminense forward Kenedy.


According to the Daily Mail, the Brazilian was having a medical in London on Tuesday night ahead of his proposed £6.3m move to Stamford Bridge.


                                                                                                                           

09:18
UNITED HOPEFUL OVER MORGAN

Manchester United are hopeful of wrapping up a deal for Morgan Schneiderlin before they fly out for their pre-season tour to the United States on Monday, reports The Guardian.


United have already had one bid of around £20m rejected with Southampton valuing the player at nearer £30m.


However, Louis van Gaal is confident a bid of around £25m will be enough to complete a deal.

                                                                                                                                              

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08:53
BESIKTAS WANT REMY

Besiktas are bidding to test Chelsea's insistence that Loic Remy is not for sale.

The Turkish club are seeking a season-long loan with a view to a permanent deal for the 28-year-old striker.


Crystal Palace and Swansea have been keen on the Frenchman even before the arrival of Radamel Falcao on loan.


Blues boss Jose Mourinho, however, blocked Remy’s exit as he wants to keep experienced back-up at the club. That has not stopped Besiktas expressing an interest.


The Superlig outfit, who finished third in their domestic league last season, are hunting a replacement for Demba Ba, who was sold to Shanghai Shenhua in June.

                                                                                                                                              

08:41

CITY TO UP STERLING OFFER

Manchester City are reportedly open to Raheem Sterling joining them mid-pre-season tour if no deal can be struck with Liverpool before they depart for Australia on Thursday.

Manuel Pellegrini's side have already had two bids for the England international rejected, the latest of which was around £40m.


The Sun claims Manuel Pellegrini is ready to up his offer to £50m to land the 20-year-old.

                                                                                                                                              

08:30
VIETTO AGREES ATLETI DEAL


It was confirmed late last night that Atletico Madrid had agreed a deal to sign Luciano Vietto from La Liga rivals Villarreal.

The 21-year-old Argentinian will sign a six-year deal, with Atletico reportedly paying €20m to bring him west.

                                                                                                                                              

Wednesday 8th July 2015


08:20

GOOD MORNING!

Welcome to SBN's transfer blog! We'll be here throughout the day with live up dates to bring you all the latest transfer news and speculation. Stay tuned!