Transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest from Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and more including every Premier League doneÂ deal.
Saturday, June 23
6:45pm:Â Manchester United and Tottenham have been put on transfer alert by Real Madrid ace Mateo Kovacic.
“I would like to play more at Real Madrid because I love football and I love being on the pitch,”Â Kovacic told Spanish publication Marca.Â
“I know that it’s difficult to be a starter at Real Madrid, especially when I arrived at a really young age.Â
“I understand the situation, but because of that I believe the best thing for me would be to go to another club where I’d have the opportunity to play regularly as a starter. I think I can have this opportunity and it’s one I want right now.”
5:30pm:Â Chelsea are reportedly eyeing a summer swoop for Croatia right-back Sime Vrsaljko.
Italian outletÂ TMWÂ report that Inter Milan and Napoli have both cooled their interest in the 26-year-old and that has alerted the Blues to a potential move for him.
Vrsaljko, formerly ofÂ Dinamo Zagreb,Â Genoa and Sassuolo, is under contract with Atletico until June 2022 but is possibly leaving Spain after just two seasons.
4:10pm:Â Liverpool have reportedly made a sensational offer for Real Madrid star Marco Asensio.
The Reds saw a move for Lyonâ€™s Nabil Fekir fall through recently and Jurgen Klopp wants to bolster his attacking ranks.
According toÂ Diario Gol,Â LiverpoolÂ have offered an incredible â‚¬140m (ÂŁ123m) for Realâ€™s Asensio.
2.45pm:Â Romelu Lukaku is wanted by Real Madrid if Cristiano Ronaldo ends up moving to Manchester United this summer.
The Portuguese plunged his future into doubt with his comments following the Champions League final against Liverpool.
Ronaldo referred to his current club in the past tense alerting the likes of United to his availability.
And now Spanish outlet Diario Gol, known for their outlandish transfer claims, say Real Madrid bigwig Florentino Perez will demand Lukaku in a swap deal.
The Belgian impressed in his first season at Old Trafford, scoring 27 goals in all competitions.
New Real boss Julen Lopetegui is said to be a big fan of the United striker.
1.55pm: Chelsea are on the brink of signing Juventus defender Daniele Rugani, according to the bookies.
BetStars Director of Trading Ian Marmion said: â€śChelsea are the runaway 2/9 favourites to complete the signing of Juventus centre-back Daniele Rugani for a fee of around ÂŁ30m.
â€śThe 23-year-old already has seven Italy caps to his name and has established himself as a first-team player at the Allianz Stadium, however it now appears he is set to pack his bags for Stamford Bridge as the Blues look to rebuild ahead of the new season.
â€śOutsiders in the race to sign Rugani include Manchester United (7/1), Paris Saint-Germain (10/1) and Bayern Munich (16/1).â€ť
12.30pm:Â Manchester United are planning a mega swap deal offer to hijack Real Madrid for Neymar this summer.
Reports in Spain claim the Red Devils are ready to bring the Brazilian to Old Trafford.
United are looking to overhaul their side in order to close the gap on rivals Manchester City in the Premier League.
And Spanish outlet Don Balon, known for their outlandish transfer claims, say Jose Mourinho is ready to offer Paris St-Germain a staggering proposal.
The reports state United will offer Anthony Martial as well as ÂŁ240m for Neymar.
The France star is expected to leave Old Trafford this summer after growing unhappy with the lack of first-team opportunities he has had under Mourinho.
10.55am:Â Liverpool are closing in on signing Xherdan Shaqiri imminently, according to the bookies.
The Swiss ace starred in the World Cup last night as Switzerland came from behind to beat Serbia.
Shaqiri netted a superb individual effort in the 90th minute to give his country a great chance of making the last 16.
And with his display the bookies have the Stoke midfielder moving to Liverpool odds-on at 2/7.
Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: â€śShaqiri’s performances in Moscow have forced us to cut odds on Liverpool making a shock summer move.â€ť
9.25am: Nabil Fekir could be off to Real Madrid intead of Liverpool this summer, according to Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas.
He told RT France: â€śAt [one] stage it was foreseen he would go to Liverpool, I had given it the green light for it to go ahead.
â€śBut it just took too long, things were just too drawn out.
â€śHe is an exceptional player, he keeps the ball in little space and has an incredible talent.
â€śThe fact that things didnâ€™t conclude with Liverpool and it didnâ€™t happen in that time-frame has peaked the interest of a lot of other clubs, Real Madrid â€“ but not just Real Madrid â€“ and their new trainer.
â€śThere is a lot of interest from other camps, so everything is possible.â€ť
7.45am:Â Chelsea are eyeing a shock raid on Middlesbrough for winger Adama Traore.
Journalist Duncan Castles explained the saga on the latest episode of the Transfer Window Podcast: “One player Chelsea have taken an interest in is Adama Traore, who Paris St-Germain are looking at as well.
“That tells you where Chelsea are at.
“They see Adama Traore as a potential signing if they have to sell Willian or Eden Hazard. He’s certainly not an upgrade on either of those players.
“He would need a lot of development.”
6.45am:Â Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan has edged closer to a switch to Inter Milan with his medical set to take place next week.
The Belgian midfielder had an excellent season in the Champions League but was still left out of Belgium’s World Cup squad.
According to Football Italia, a deal has been reached between the clubs for ÂŁ21m plus Nicolo Zaniolo and Davide Santon.
4.30am:Â SevillaÂ areÂ planning to move for Newcastle midfielder Mikel Merino if Ever Banega completes his proposed move to Arsenal.
New Gunners boss Unai Emery has identified the Argentinian as one of his leading midfield targets.
Banegaâ€™s representatives reportedly held talks with Arsenal officials yesterday.
If the deal goes through, the Northern Echo Sevilla will make an approach of their own to Newcastle in an attempt to sign Merino.
2.30am:Â French outlet FootMercato claim that TottenhamÂ haveÂ submitted a bid of ÂŁ20m for Nice attacker Alassane Plea.
The 25-year-old scored 21 times in 49 appearances for his club last season, including 16 goals in 35 Ligue 1 games.
The Frenchman is seen as the man to provide Spurs star striker Harry Kane with competition at the club next season.
12.15am:Â Fulham have turned down a ÂŁ20m offer from London rivals West Ham for captain Tom Cairney, according to reports.
The Hammers’ have decided to resurrect their pursuit of the midfielder, after having two bids for him rejected in January.
Cairney,Â 27, is the latest midfielder to have attracted West Ham’s interest after it emerged they are keen on signingÂ Jack WilshereÂ andÂ Jean-Michael Seri.
Friday, June 22Â
10.30pm:Â Manchester United could swoop for Real Mallorca sensation Joan Sastre.
The Red Devils are among the clubs around Europe considering a move for the 21-year-old right-back.
Sastre was key to Mallorca’s title-winning campaign in Spain’s Segunda Division B – Group 3, which promoted the former La Liga side back to the second tier.
According to Spanish newspaperÂ Sport,Â Sastre is also being watched by Real Madrid, Barcelona and Villarreal.
United, though, would be looking to place the defender in their Under-23 side initially, having already bought Diogo Dalot from Porto.
10.10pm: West Ham chiefs are said to have met with Lazio today to try and finalise a deal for Felipe Anderson.
The Italian club are resigned to losing their No.10 to Manuel Pellegrini’s side but have been playing hardball over a fee.
According to Corriere dello Sport, the two parties were due to hold discussions with a view to finally reaching an agreement.
West Ham could ultimately end up paying a club-record ÂŁ37m plus a percentage of any future sale.
Anderson, 25, has already agreed terms with the east London team on a deal worth ÂŁ80,000 a week.
9.20pm:Â Liverpool have decided to end their pursuit of Alisson and turn their focus to signing Thomas Strakosha.
First-choice Alisson appears to be closing in on a switch to Real Madrid.
As a result, Spanish outlet Don Balon say 23-year-old Lazio star Strakosha is the keeper Liverpool have opted to pursue.
Klopp is apparently ready to pay ÂŁ31m for the Albanian, and that could well be enough to persuade Lazio to sell.
8.25pm:Â Arsenal target Gelson Martins wants his next club to cover any fee Sporting Lisbon could demand for him breaking his contract.
That is according to Italian outletÂ Corriere dello Sport, after the 23-year-old cited â€śjust causeâ€ť after he and other Sporting staff were attacked by fans.
Martins is aware Sporting might be awarded damages if the case goes to court though.
And they claim he is therefore demanding his next club cover the cost of compensating Sporting if that transpires.
WhileÂ ArsenalÂ are admirers of the winger, Lazio and Benfica are ready to provide them competition.
7.25pm:Â Manchester United are confident they have snapped up their own version of David Silva in ÂŁ52m midfielder Fred.
And according to the Manchester Evening News, the Portuguese boss believes Fred will add the key ingredient of pace to Unitedâ€™s play.
Fred is expected to form part of a three-man midfield alongside Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic.
The Brazilian, though, is not simply a defensive-minded midfielder and is seen as the player to offer zip to Unitedâ€™s football.
United view Fred as their answer to Silva at City in how the Spaniard offers intelligence, creativity and speed in passing to Guardiolaâ€™s side.
6.10pm:Â Liverpool are closing in on the signing of ÂŁ30m-rated Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, according to to the Mirror.
Roma and Brazil goalkeeper Alisson has been the main target for Jurgen Klopp, but he looks set to join Real Madrid, while Jan Oblak is staying at Atletico Madrid.
Strakosha represents a far cheaper and younger option at 23.
Lazio have been reluctant to let him go, but Liverpool have received a huge boost as the Serie A side have nearly completed a deal for Strakosha’s replacement, Silvio Proto.
5.20pm:Â Borussia Dortmund attacker Mario Gotzeâ€™s preferred move this summer is to Liverpool.
German football expert Lee Price has told the Daily Express:Â â€śLiverpool have emerged as the favourites to sign Mario Gotze.
â€śOne man [Klopp] has known and liked for a long time – and has considered signing for Liverpool on two occasions – is Mario Gotze.
â€śThe German star is out of favour at Borussia Dortmund, and wants to test himself in England, plus would command a relatively modest fee in todayâ€™s hyperactive transfer market.
â€śMost Premier League clubs would take the star, but Liverpool would be his top choice, largely because of the Klopp factor – who he worked with at Dortmund.
â€śKlopp thinks he can revitalise the playerâ€™s career, unearth a bargain, and add strength in depth to his squad.â€ť
4.15pm: Arsenal have held positive talks with the agent of Ever Banega.
Sevilla’s star midfielder is wanted by Unai Emery, with the new Gunners manager targeting a reunion.
The 29-year-old’s representative spoke about a potential deal with Arsenal last night, according to Italian journalist Nicolo Schira.
However, the Gunners must now convince Sevilla to sell as talks continue.
3.15pm:Â West Ham are interested in signing Jack Wilshere, according to Sky Sports.
The England international midfielder has confirmed he is leaving Arsenal this summer with his contract expiring.
And the Hammers are keen on a free transfer for the boyhood fan.
A number of other clubs, though, are tracking Wilshere, 26.
1.10pm:Â Jurgen Klopp is reportedly plotting a shock swoop for Napoli star Lorenzo Insigne.
The Reds are keen to add depth to their attack as they look to challenge Manchester City for the Premier League title.
And according to Transfermarketweb, the Italian forward is being lined up ahead of next season.
Liverpool want support for their devastating attacking trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino.
Insigne netted 14 goals last season as Napoli narrowly missed out on the Serie A title.
11am:Â Liverpool have been received a sensational swap deal offer from Real Madrid for winger Sadio Mane.
New Los Blancos manager Julen Lopetegui is a big fan of the Senegal international and wants him at the Bernabeu.
Mane impressed last season for Liverpool, helping Jurgen Kloppâ€™s side to the Champions League final.
Spanish outlet Dario Gol, known for their bold transfer claims, say Real have made a huge proposal to the Reds.
Los Blancos are prepared to pay ÂŁ70m and include goalkeeper Keylor Navas in a deal to sign Mane.
That would make the total value of ÂŁ87m (â‚¬100m) that Liverpool are said to be demanding to let the 26-year-old leave Anfield.
10.20am:Â Willian could be set to leave Chelsea for Manchester United this summer, with Jose Mourinho increasingly confident of securing a deal.
The Brazilian has been linked with a switch to Old Trafford.
Thatâ€™s after Willian was not a guaranteed starter at Stamford Bridge last season even with Chelsea finishing fifth in the Premier League.
TheÂ Manchester Evening NewsÂ claim Mourinho believes he will sign the 29-year-old a year after missing out on him.
9.50am:Â Barcelona could swoop for Liverpool linked star Nabil Fekir, according to reports.
The Lyon ace had been heavily linked with a move to Anfield.
The Reds agreed a ÂŁ53m fee with the Ligue 1 side and finalised personal terms with Fekir.
But a deal never went through, with a failed medical cited as the most likely reason for the transfer collapsing.
Catalan newspaperÂ Mundo DeportivoÂ claim Barcelona are interested in the talented midfielder.
9.20am:Â Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is determined to sign Barcelona star Jordi Alba this summer.
Thatâ€™s according to reports in Spain that claim the Special One is ready to fight Tottenham all the way for his signature.
Alba is a close friend of Lionel Messi though and it would take a huge offer for Barcelona to let their left-back leave the Nou Camp.
Spanish outletÂ Don Balon, known for their outlandish transfer claims, say Mourinho has ordered United bigwigs to snap up Alba.
The Red Devils are keen to bolster their ranks with left-back a priority area for the Portuguese manager.
8.50am: Danny Welbeck has backed Jack Wilshere to be a success after leaving Arsenal when his contract expires.
â€śThings change so quickly in football and Iâ€™m sure heâ€™ll be missed, particularly by the fans,” he said.
â€śJackâ€™s contract was coming to an end, the contract was there for him to sign.
“But heâ€™s decided itâ€™s best for him to leave and he feels like itâ€™s come to a time where heâ€™s made that decision and has to move on.
â€śHeâ€™s got to be positive with it, grasp the opportunity with two hands and keep improving and take himself to the next level.â€ť