Saturday’s transfer rumours: Fofana, Frenkie de Jong, Bernardo Silva, Zaniolo & more

Welcome to 101′s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Saturday, August 6th.

Chelsea submitted another offer for Wesley Fofana on Friday which exceeded £70 million and was rejected by Leicester City.

The Blues are determined to sign the French defender and will go back with another bid. (Fabrizio Romano)

Thomas Tuchel’s side are prepared to go to £85 million for the 21-year-old. (The Guardian)

Chelsea are likely to sign FC Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong. (Gerard Romero)

Meanwhile, at Barça, they are currently unable to register any of their new signings or contract renewals unless they sell further assets and reduced their payroll. (NYC Times)

But despite this, the Catalan club remain confident about signing Bernardo Silva. (Gerard Romero)

Manchester United are considering a shock move for Marko Arnautović, an idea which tempts the player but Bologna hope to keep him. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

Tottenham Hotspur are deciding whether to match AS Roma’s €50 million asking price for Nicolò Zaniolo. (Il Messaggero)

Wolves have set a £50 million price tag on Morgan Gibbs-White after rejecting a £35 million bid from Nottingham Forest. (Express and Star)

Jamie Brown

Jamie Brown

Writer for 101 Great Goals since 2017. Founder of @Daily_Hotspur.

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