Friday's transfer rumours: Clauss, Zinchenko, Ake, Ronaldo, De Jong and more

Welcome to 101‘s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Friday, July 15th.


Despite rumours, Benfica defender Alex Grimaldo is not currently a target for Arsenal [The Athletic]

The Gunners are, however, interested in Zenit midfielder Wendell, and could face competition from West Ham for his signature [The Sun]

And Arsenal have been told that Manchester City will accept as little as £35m for Oleksandr Zinchenko [Daily Mail]

Nathan Ake will be staying at Manchester City this summer despite strong interest from Chelsea, with the clubs having been unable to agree a fee [The Athletic]

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to reject the £300m offer from Saudi Arabia in order to remain among Europe's elite clubs [Daily Mail]

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Thomas Tuchel on the chances of Romelu Lukaku returning to Chelsea

Barcelona begin efforts to force Frenkie de Jong to Man United

Ben Browning

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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