Sunday's transfer rumours: Messi, Saka, Kimpembe, De Jong, Toney and more

Welcome to 101‘s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Sunday, July 17th.


Everything now indicates that Frenkie de Jong will remain at Barcelona this summer despite significant Manchester United interest [Sport]

Nottingham Forest have made a £10m bid for Middlesbrough forward Marcus Tavernier as they look to further strengthen their squad [Daily Mail]

Lionel Messi has told PSG that he will not consider any new contract proposals until after November's World Cup. The French side want to tie him down to a new one or two year contract [Sky Sports]

Manchester United are one of four clubs keeping an eye on Brentford striker Ivan Toney. West Ham, Leeds and Newcastle are all also thought to be tracking the 26 year old this summer [The Mirror]

Meanwhile, Leeds United have slapped a £35m price-tag on Jack Harrison's head amid interest from Newcastle and Tottenham [The Daily Mail]

Wayne Rooney's new MLS management contract contains a clause that will allow him to return to England should a top-flight side come knocking [Mirror]

West Ham have made bids for both Amadou Onana and Armando Broja as they look to strengthen David Moyes' squad ahead of the new season [Sky Sports News]

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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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