The summer window is just a week old and Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are all busy strengthening their squads. The Gunners are on the verge of completing the £65m signing of Kai Havertz. and preparing a third bid for Declan Rice. Ajax defender Jurrien Timber is also a target, along with Southampton midfielder Romeo Lavia.
Long-term Gunners target Moises Caicedo is keen on a move to Chelsea, with Brighton holding out for at least £80m. The Blues have confirmed the signing of Christopher Nkunku and will soon add Nicolas Jackson as another forward signing. Mauricio Pochettino must also trim his squad, with Hakim Ziyech set to move to Saudi Arabia and Mateo Kovacic to Manchester City.
Tottenham have been told James Maddison will cost a minimum of £50million, while their pursuit of Brentford goalkeeper David Raya risks collapsing over a fee. Manchester United are poised to join the race to sign Rice with a bid that could involve Harry Maguire or Scott McTominay, while they have had a fresh bid for Mason Mount rejected by Chelsea. Follow all the latest transfer news, rumors and gossip below!
ICYMI: Arsenal ready to make fresh bid for Declan Rice
Arsenal are expected to return with an improved bid for Declan Rice after West Ham had another offer worth £90m rejected. writes Simon Collings.
The Gunners’ latest offer for the Hammers captain is believed to have been an initial fee of £75m. GBP plus 15m. GBP in addition.
West Ham are holding out for at least £100m. Arsenal are confident Rice will join them, but West Ham are in no rush to sell the 22-year-old midfielder as they wait to see if Manchester City strengthen their interest in him.
Rice is now on holiday following England duty, but Arsenal will continue talks with West Ham as they look to agree a fee. Personal terms are not expected to be a problem.
ICYMI: Newcastle close Sandro Tonali deal
Here we go, Newcastle fans!
According to The Athletic, Newcastle are ready to sign Sandro Tonali from AC Milan.
It is claimed that the club are set to agree a fee of around €70m to land the 23-year-old.
Signing a declaration.
ICYMI: Thomas Partey bids received
It’s all changing at Arsenal!
With Kai Havertz and Declan Rice potentially coming in, the Gunners could now be set for a big name exit.
According to Fabrizio Romano, Saudi clubs are now preparing a bid to sign Thomas Partey.
ICYMI: Man City learn Josko Guardiol price tag
Manchester City must spend at least £75m to land Josko Guardiol this summer.
The Treble winners are on the verge of signing a Croatian star, with Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic set to complete his move to the Etihad in the next few days.
However, TalkSPORT report that his international team-mate will not come cheap, with RB Leipzig standing firm on their asking price for Gvardiol.
Romeo Lavia a big Arsenal goal
Declan Rice may not be the only big midfielder Arsenal look to sign.
Southampton’s Romeo Lavia is a leading target this summer and could join Rice as part of a major overhaul.
Bernardo Silva is close to agreeing to move to Saudi Arabia
This would be a statement from the Saudi Pro League.
According to Marca, Manchester City treble winner Bernardo Silva is close to agreeing a lucrative move to Saudi Arabia despite interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.
Man United transfer news: Andre Onana emerges as a target
Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana was heavily linked with a move to Chelsea before Mauricio Pochettino instead opted to keep Kepa as his No.1 first choice.
While that would have been good news for Inter, the Italian giants can’t relax just yet.
According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United are looking to reunite the former Ajax stopper with Erik ten Hag.
Arsenal transfer news: Jurrien Timber deal could be close
Kai Havertz is ready for a medical and it looks like Arsenal are about to make another big move in the transfer market.
According to well-known transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, the Gunners will soon make a new offer to sign Jurrien Timber from Ajax.
They have already seen one offer rejected, but will reportedly return with a second as they push to get a deal over the line.
Tottenham have agreed a deal to sign Guglielmo Vicario
Tottenham seem to have their new goalkeeper!
Empoli’s Guglielmo Vicario is reportedly set to join Spurs soon after the club pulled out of a move for David Raya due to price issues.
Sky Sports now claim they have agreed a £17.2m deal. to sign the stopper.
Kyle Walker: Manchester City defender wants to stay
Ilkay Gundogan may be free, but it looks like another Manchester City legend wants to stay.
Despite links with Bayern Munich, Sky Sports have provided an update regarding Kyle Walker.
They claim the England international now wants to stay at the Etihad Stadium.