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Monday’s transfer rumours: De Jong, Rabiot, Fofana, Brozovic, Alonso and more

All the gossip from around the world


Welcome to 101′s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Monday, August 8th.

Gossip

Manchester United are working on a deal to sign French midfielder Adrien Rabiot, who has one year left on his Juventus contract [David Ornstein]

Marcos Alonso will be a new Barcelona player this week, with a final fee set at less than 10m euros [Fabrizio Romano]

Valencia midfielder Goncalo Guedes is having a medical at Wolves ahead of his move to Molineux this summer [Sky Sports]

Everton are set to announce the double signing of Amadou Onana and Wolves defender Conor Coady this week, with the centre-back joining on a loan deal [The Times]

Paris Saint Germain are on the verge of signing Fabian Ruiz from Napoli, despite brief Manchester United interest [Fabrizio Romano]

Chelsea are set to offer goalkeeper Edouard Mendy a new contract in the near future [Sky Sports]

Chelsea and Manchester United are the only two clubs looking to fight it out for Frenkie de Jong at present [CBS Sports]

Barcelona president Joan Laporta continues to tell the media that the player is someone that ‘we want to stay’. however. [TV3]

Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana walked straight down the tunnel at full time of Leicester’s Premier League opener amid speculation about a potential move to Chelsea [The Athletic]

Villareal are increasingly confident of landing Tottenham midfielder Giovanni Lo Celso on a permanent deal this summer, with a new round of talks scheduled for this week [Fabrizio Romano]

Liverpool are attempting an audacious move for Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, which would see one of Roberto Firmino or Naby Keita head the other way [CalcioMercato]

Nottingham Forest have agreed a £9m deal to sign Alex Moreno from Real Betis [Telegraph Sport]

Read more:

Thomas Tuchel hints at Fofana interest with comments on Chelsea’s need for defensive reinforcements

Barcelona chief provides fresh update on Man United target De Jong’s future


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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