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Monday’s transfer rumours: Werner, Telles, De Jong, Firmino and more

All the gossip from Monday in one place

Welcome to 101′s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Monday, August 1st.


Arsenal and Fulham have reached an agreement over the transfer of Bernd Leno, for a fee of £8m, with the goalkeeper set to have his medical in the coming days [David Ornstein]

Everton are closing in on a return for PSG midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye, who left the club in 2019 [Fabrizio Romano]

Bournemouth have completed the signing of Marcus Tavernier from Middlesbrough [Bournemouth]

Sevilla are among the clubs keeping tabs on Manchester United defender Alex Telles, who is free to leave this summer [Fabrizio Romano]

Leeds United are interested in bolstering their frontline with the addition of Southampton striker Che Adams this summer [MailSport]

Leicester City value Wesley Fofana at more than £80m, but Chelsea are hoping to include players in the deal to bring the fee down [David Ornstein]

Meanwhile, Chelsea have offered Timo Werner to Real Madrid [MailSport]

Arsenal youngster Folarin Balogun has agreed to join Ligue 1 side Reims on loan this season [Fabrizio Romano]

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino has confirmed that he will be staying at the club this summer despite interest from Juventus [Liverpool Echo]

Tottenham midfielder Giovanni lo Celso is closing in on a loan to Villareal, which will include a £12.6m obligation to buy [Fichajes]

Manchester City have ended their pursuit of Marc Cucurella, having been put off by the £50m price tag Brighton have placed on the Spaniard [BBC Sport]


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Ben Browning

Football writer and analyst. Long-time writer of all things Arsenal and avid watcher of European football. Happy to discuss all things football over on Twitter.

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