Rumour Mill: Liverpool eye free Chilean; Chelsea want German

Date published: Monday 18th July 2016 12:49

Gary Medel: Linked with Liverpool move

Arsenal are bracing themselves for a £43m bid from Manchester City for Hector Bellerin, Liverpool want free agent Gary Medel, Chelsea are linked with a Valencia centre-back, according to Monday’s transfer rumours.


Hector Bellerin: Barcelona link resurfaces

– Manchester City are set to launch a £43m bid for Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin (Mundo Deportivo)

– Joel Campbell insists he wants to fight for his Arsenal future amid reports he is set to be sold (Estadio Deportivo)

– Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi is set to fly into London to discuss terms over a transfer to Arsenal (Sky Sports Italia)

– Arsenal will have to pay £38million if they want to sign Roma defender Kostas Manolas (Gazzetta World)

– Napoli are refusing to budge over their £78million valuation of Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuain (Gazzetta World)

– Gabriel Barbosa is also linked with a move to the Gunners from Brazilian club Santos (Gazzetta World)

– Arsenal have made a £41million bid for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, according to club president Jean-Michel Aulus (L’Equipe)

– Arsenal are close to their third summer signing after making a bid for Bolton’s England under-21 defender Rob Holding (The Sun)


– Bournemouth could lose out on Bolton centre back Rob Holding after Arsenal made a bid for the England under-21 defender (Goal)


– Burnley want to replace departing midfielder Joey Barton with Stoke City’s Charlie Adam (

The Clarets are set to land Charlton duo Johan Berg Gudmundsson and Nick Pope for fees of £2.5million and £1million respectively

Burnley will have to pay £4million if they want to land Leeds left-back Charlie Taylor – but Garry Monk expects him to stay

– Liverpool’s Jon Flanagan could move to Burnley on loan in order to gain match practice following an injury ravaged two years (The Express)

– Irish midfielder Jeff Hendrick is the subject of a £6million bid from Burnley following Derby’s rejection of a £3million bid last week. The same report links them with a £4million swoop for Brighton’s Dale Stephens (Lancashire Telegraph)


Shkodran Mustafi: Part of double move for champions Juventus

– Chelsea could lose star striker Diego Costa after the Spaniard has reportedly handed in a transfer request (Mundo Deportivo)

– Real Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez is linked with a surprise move to Chelsea as Asmir Begoivc has grown frustrated of playing backup to Thibaut Courtois (Gazzetta Mercato)

– Chelsea are being linked with a shock £12m move for Swansea’s Andre Ayew (Metro)

– Chelsea want to sign German centre back Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia (The Mirror)

– Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is speaking to Alvaro Morata on a daily basis. The striker only moved back to Real Madrid from Juventus last month but is already concerned at how much game time he will get. The Blues would have to pay £50million for him (Marca)

– Nemanja Matic could leave Chelsea for Juventus following the arrival of Leicester midfielder N’Golo Kante (Tuttosport)

Crystal Palace

– Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko is wanted by Crystal Palace. However Sissoko, who was impressive in Euro 2016, would cost the Eagles £35million (Croydon Advertiser)


– Everton could trigger a £35million release clause for Portugal’s Euro 2016 winning midfielder William Carvalho from Sporting Lisbon (Record)

Another Euro 2016 winner, goalkeeper Rui Patricio, is linked with a move to Goodison Park for £6million (The Sun)

– Manchester United’s Morgan Schneiderlin could move to Everton to link up with former boss Ronald Koeman (Daily Mail)

– FC Twente striker Sebastien Haller could move to Everton this summer (France Football)


– Hull are close to completing a deal to sign Wales star Hal Robson-Kanu on a free transfer (


– Leicester are still pursuing moves for Norwich midfielder Robbie Brady and Burnley defender Michael Keane after having initial approaches for the pair rejected (The Mirror)


Ragnar Klavan: Tipped for Liverpool move

– Liverpool are close to sealing a move for Estonian centre back Ragnar Klaven for £4.2million from German side Augsburg (Sky Sports News)

– Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum could move to Anfield from Newcastle for £20million (Shields Gazzette)

– Jurgen Klopp has told Christian Benteke, Mario Balotelli and Liverpool’s other unwanted stars they’d be wasting their time staying at Anfield

– Barcelona’s French defender Jeremy Mathieu could move to Liverpool after failing to hold down a regular place at the Spanish champions (Le10Sport)

– Croatian midfielder is wanted by Liverpool and could cost 25million euros from Inter Milan (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is interested in signing midfielder Gary Medel (Tuttosport)

Manchester City

– Manchester City are set to launch a £43m bid for Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin (Mundo Deportivo)

– Man City could pay £50million for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci. Pep Guardiola has already bid £38million for the 29-year-old Italy centre back (The Express)

– Manchester City have joined the chase to sign £15million rated starlet Reece Oxford. The West Ham defender has only made a handful of first team appearances but is being chased by many top clubs (The Mirror)

– Colombian youngster Marlos Moreno will have a medical at Man City on August 1st as he edges closer to a move to the Etihad (Mundo Deportivo)

– German winger Leroy Sane has reportedly agreed a contact with Man City despite them and Schalke having yet to agree a fee for the 20-year-old (Ruhr Nachrichten)

Manchester United

– Manchester United have been linked with a shock move for Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen as new boss Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his central options (South Wales Evening Post)

– Juan Mata has told fans to not always listen to the media after recent speculation over his future. The Spaniard has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford as he does not fit into Jose Mourinho’s preferred playing system (Manchester Evening News)

– Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has warned Paul Pogba about moving away from the Italian giants. Pogba has been linked with a world record move back to Manchester United, whom he left on a free three years ago (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Manchester United have entered the race for Brazilian Gabriel Jesus after the player’s agent said it would be a “dream” move for him (O Estado de Sao Paulo)

– Bastian Schweinsteiger could join Turkish side Besiktas on a season-long loan deal (LigTV)


Middlesbrough are on the brink of completing a loan move for ex-Man City striker Alvaro Negredo after chairman Steve Gibson agreed to pay the entirety of his £100,000 per week salary (The Mirror)

– Middlesbrough are interested in Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj (Metro)


– Brighton winger Solly March is set to reject a new deal in order to push through a move to Southampton (The Mirror)


– Egyptian attacker Ramadan Sobhi has reportedly completed a medical at Stoke ahead of a move from Al-Ahly. He will cost the Potters £5million (KingFut)


– Sam Allardyce’s uncertain future at Sunderland has put a deal to sign PSG right back Youssouf Sibaly on loan on hold. This means Bristol City cannot yet complete a deal for Adam Matthews (Bristol Post)

– Sunderland’s Liam Bridcutt could leave the Premier League side for Aston Villa (The Sun)


– Chelsea are being linked with a shock £12m move for Swansea’s Andre Ayew (Metro)

– Swansea will face competition from Celtic if they want to land Blackburn’s Irish defender Shane Duffy (Derry Journal)


Georges-Kevin Nkoudou: Set to sign for Tottenham

Spurs are close to signing winger Georges-Kevin N’Koudou for £11million after he flew in to London to undergo a medical. The Frenchman has been likened to the next Dimitri Payet (L’Equipe)

– Tottenham target Yunus Malli could be available for as little as £8.4million after his release clause was revealed (Bild)


– Watford have reached an agreement to sign Marseille defender Brice Dja-Djedje (L’Equipe)

West Brom

– West Brom have rejected a £20million offer from Spurs for wantaway striker Saido Berahino (The Express and Star)

West Ham

– West Ham are preparing to make a move for Juventus forward Mario Mandzukic (Tuttomercatoweb)

– Deportivo Maldonado striker Jonathan Calleri has agreed to join West Ham on a year long loan deal (Esporte)

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