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Sundays transfer rumours: Werner, Maddison, Fofana, De Jong and more

All of today’s transfer rumours in one place.


Welcome to 101′s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Sunday, July 31st.

Rumours:

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga is in talks with Napoli over a loan move to the Italian side this summer [The Athletic]

Newcastle, Juventus and RB Leipzig are all among the clubs keen to take Timo Werner on loan this summer [Sky Sports]

However, Werner would have to take a significant wage cut to remain in the Premier League with Newcastle this season [Northern Echo]

Chelsea have reached an agreement with youth goalkeeper Gaga Slonina, who will join from MLS side Chicago Fire for a fee of 15m euros. [Fabrizio Romano]

Leicester City are holding out for £50m+ for midfielder James Maddison, with Newcastle having seen a £40m offer turned down for the Englishman [The Times]

Meanwhile, Newcastle are also keen on Leicester teammate Harvey Barnes, but he is also valued at 50m by the Foxes [Daily Mail]

The Foxes are also willing to let Wesley Fofana leave amid interest from Chelsera, but will not sell cheaply as they hold out for close to £80m [L’Equipe]

Brighton have ended talks with Manchester City over a move for Marc Cucurella, with the Cityzens not matching their £50m valuation. [The Athletic]

Manchester United are planning one last attempt at winning over Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who has so far been reluctant to move to England this summer [Mirror Sport]

New PSG addition Nordi Mukiele has revealed he turned down a late offer from Chelsea before signing for the Ligue 1 Champions [L’Equipe]

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has admitted that he is ‘still hoping to do something else if the market allows’, after his side’s 6-0 friendly win over Sevilla [90 min]

Read more:

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