Transfers

Monday’s transfer rumours- Ronaldo, De Jong, Saka, Milinkovic-Savic and more

All the latest from the back pages around the world


Welcome to 101′s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Monday, July 25th.

Gossip

Chelsea are looking to hijack PSG’s deal for Nordi Mukiele, despite the Frenchman having a verbal agreement with the French champions [Santi Aouna]

Fulham are set to pursue Nortberto Neto as a deal for Arsenal’s Bernd Leno threatens to stall [Fabrizio Romano]

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott is set to join Preston North End this summer [Mike McGrath]

Nicolas Pepe has committed to continuing at Arsenal this summer, writing on Instagram that ‘I’m focused and determined with arsenal and my teammates’ [Nicolas Pepe on Instagram]

Arsenal remain interested in Cody Gakpo, but PSV will only sell for a fee in excess of 40m euros [Eindhoven Dagblad]

Meanwhile, a new contract for Bukayo Saka is close, with Edu Gaspar revealing that the progress is “Good, very good. Everybody is happy.” [The Athletic]

Any deal for the Dutchman would take place after PSV’s Champions League qualifiers, where they face Monaco on August 9th [Voetbal international]

Xavi has told Frenkie de Jong that he must accept a pay cut this summer to avoid being sold to Manchester United as Barcelona look to comply with financial fairplay [Sport]

As a deal continues to elude them, Manchester United have returned to exploring a move for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic [Calcio Mercato]

Manchester United and Newcastle United are both monitoring forward Benjamin Sesko, who is viewed as a fantastic talent, this summer. [Caught Offside]

Premier League target Victor Osimhen has cooled links to the English top flight, revealing that he is very happy in Naples [Fabrizio Romano]

Manchester United do still not know when or if Cristiano Ronaldo will return to their side as he looks to push through a move away this summer [Daily Mail]

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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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