Thursday's transfer rumours: Timber, Dumfries, Sanchez, Aouar, Cucurella, Hickey and more

PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 7: Houssem Aouar of France reacts during the international friendly match between France and Ukraine at Stade de France on October 7, 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Xavier Laine/Getty Images)

Welcome to 101‘s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Thursday, June 16th.


Chelsea and Manchester United are set to battle it out for Inter Milan defender Denzel Dumfries, with the right-back having a reported 40m euro price tag [Gazzetta dello Sport]

Roma are lining up a move for one-time Arsenal target Houssem Aouar, with Lyon keen to strike a deal this summer rather than lose him for free in 12 months [Di Marzio]

Arsenal are closing in on Bologna defender Aaron Hickey in an £18m swoop, with the Emirates his most likely destination for next season [The Scotsman]

Meanwhile, the Gunners are expected to sit down with Gabriel Jesus 'in the coming hours' in an attempt to thrash out a deal [Caught Offside]

West Ham are keen on a move for England midfielder James Ward-Prowse as David Moyes looks to bolster his midfield [The Mirror]

Manchester City are set to submit their first bid for Brighton defender Marc Cucurella, with advanced talks expected in the coming days [Fabrizio Romano]

Read more:

Wednesday’s transfer rumours: Vitinha, Nunes, Raphinha, De Jong, Scamacca & more

Inter Milan ‘increasingly confident’ of Romelu Lukaku loan return as hefty loan fee slashed

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.

Related Content