Saturday's transfer rumours: Raphinha, Dembele, Aké, Sterling & more

Welcome to 101‘s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Saturday, July 9th.


Negotiations between Leeds United and FC Barcelona over a deal for Raphinha have already entered the final phase and the winger is expected in Spain next week. (Sport)

The Catalan club are also in talks with Chelsea over deals for Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso. They have offered the Blues Sergino Dest and Memphis Depay in exchange. (Daily Mail)

Meanwhile, Thomas Tuchel's side are closing in on their first two summer signings, with Chelsea agreeing a deal worth £45 million plus £10 million in add-ons for Raheem Sterling.

They have also agreed personal terms with Nathan Aké as Manchester City demand in excess of £40 million for the defender. (The Guardian)

Brentford have made an audacious move for Kaspar Dolberg, however, OGC Nice insist he is not for sale. (GFFN)

PSG are continuing to fall short of Inter Milan's valuation of Milan Škriniar with the two clubs still apart following a meeting on Friday. (Di Marzio)

But, in the case of Renato Sanches, they are making good progress in their bid to sign him from Lille with an official announcement expected in the next few days. (RMC Sport)

Bournemouth are discussing a deal for Tottenham defender Japhet Tanganga. A loan and permanent deal are on the table. (The Atheltic)

Jack Clarke is set to join Sunderland. The fee will be a low initial one but future add-ons could see the deal reach around £10m. (Football.London)

Jamie Brown

Jamie Brown

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

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