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Tuesday’s transfer rumours: Maddison, Cucurella, Fofana, Jota, Sesko and more

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Welcome to 101′s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Tuesday, August 2nd.


Chelsea have reached a full agreement with Marc Cucurella over personal terms, but still need to agree a fee with Brighton, who are holding out for £50m [Fabrizio Romano]

Brighton have identified RB Leipzig defender Angelino as a potential replacement for the Spaniard, but could face competition from West Ham for his signature [Sky Sports Germany]

Joe Rodon has joined Rennes from Tottenham on a loan deal for the upcoming season, which includes a 20m euro option to buy come the end of the campaign [Stade Rennais]

Newcastle have upped their bid for Leicester City midfielder James Maddison to £50m, and hope to strike a deal for the Englishman [Various]

Should they do so, it would block Chelsea’s move for Wesley Fofana, with Leicester unwilling to part with both players this summer [CBS Sports]

Meanwhile, Folarin Balogun is set to complete his loan switch to Reims in the coming days [The Athletic]

Aaron Ramsey has joined Nice after his contract with Juventus was terminated [OGC Nice]

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel is expected to follow this week [Fabrizio Romano]

The Foxes could ask for Newcastle’s Martin Dubravka in any deal for James Maddison this summer [Daily Mail]

Liverpool are readying a new contract for Diogo Jota, who is currently sidelined with injury [Telegraph]

Manchester United have been told it will cost them £45m to sign Slovenian sensation Benjamin Sesko this summer [ISport]

West Ham are planning a third bid for Monaco midfielder Amadou Onana in the coming days [Foot Mercato]

Manchester United’s Eric Bailly has turned down a move to Roma in favour of a Sevilla switch this summer [The Sun]

Liverpool are holding out for £10m for Nat Phillips amid interest from Fulham and Bournemouth this summer [Goal]


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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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