What the papers say Chelsea want to sign Leicester’s Ben Chilwell, 23, but have run into a money problem. The Daily Mirror reports the Blues have been turned off by Leicester’s £80million valuation of the England left-back, prompting interest from Manchester United and other Champions League clubs.
What the papers say The Daily Star reports Manchester City have entered the race for Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara. The paper, which cites Germany’s SportBild, says Liverpool have been dealt a blow in their hunt for the Spain international’s signature, with City offering more money for 29-year-old.
What the papers say David Silva will join Lazio after leaving Manchester City, according to the Guardian. The Spanish playmaker, 34, is leaving City after 10 years and has reportedly been offered long-term security by the Italian side. He is said to have signed a three-year deal and will join the club after Pep Guardiola’s team have finished their Champions League campaign.
What the papers say New Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo does not think Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey has a future at the club, the Daily Mirror reports. The 29-year-old joined the Italian giants last summer and only started 11 Serie A matches last season. He has been told he is surplus to requirements and should find a new home, with Pirlo looking at Manchester United’s Paul Pogba for a possible return to the midfield in Turin.
What the papers say David Brooks has emerged as a midfield target for Liverpool, according to The Sun. The Wales winger had impressed at Bournemouth but missed most of this season due to an ankle injury and appears likely to leave following the club’s relegation from the Premier League. The Sun says the Reds are planning a £35-million move for the 23-year-old as Anfield boss Jurgen Klopp wants more width in the middle. But the Daily Star reports Liverpool face competition for his signature from Tottenham, West Ham and Everton.
What the papers say Liverpool have fallen short of Norwich’s valuation of left back Jamal Lewis, with the Reds offering £10million but the Canaries expecting close to double that, reports the Daily Mail. The paper adds that Jurgen Klopp’s side could add youngster Yasser Larouci as a makeweight in their next offer.
What the papers say Chelsea look to be thwarted in their attempts to bring in Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen, according to the Sun. The paper says the Germany international is wanted by Frank Lampard as a replacement for Kepa Arrizabalaga but Ter Stegen looks set to sign a new deal with Barca.
Premier League clubs have agreed a 10-week summer transfer window which opens on July 27.
The Scottish FA has confirmed the transfer window for clubs is now open and will not close until midnight on Monday, October 5.
An extended transfer window for deals between Premier League and EFL clubs is being considered, the PA news agency understands.
Premier League clubs will vote on Thursday to decide when the summer transfer window should open and close.
Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack says Dons attempts to land one more deadline day signing ‘went to the wire’
Dons supremo Dave Cormack hinted Aberdeen just missed out on a final transfer target as the January window slammed shut.
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes admits he would be delighted if Derby County do an unexpected U-turn and sanction the return of left-back Max Lowe to Pittodrie.
Chairman Stewart Milne today confirmed the Pittodrie board will back Derek McInnes’ bid to strengthen his squad in the January transfer window.
Dons boss Derek McInnes today confirmed he aims to strengthen his squad during the January transfer window.
What the papers say: Following Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid exit, all the talk is about his potential successor as head coach. According to The Sun, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is among the candidates being targeted to take over at the Bernabeu after he guided the Reds to the Champions League final.
Derek McInnes has refused to rule out another signing in January, but only if they are the same quality as Niall McGinn.
Dons boss Derek McInnes today admitted he would be happy with his new-look squad if the summer transfer window slammed shut now.
PITTODRIE assistant Tony Docherty today claimed Aberdeen will only add winners and fighters during transfer windows.