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Saturday’s transfer rumours: Maguire, Skriniar, Antony, Pepe, Aubameyang and more

All the gossip from around World Football.

Welcome to 101 Great Goals’ daily transfer round-up for Saturday, August 20th.


Tottenham have entered the race to sign Chelsea defender Trevoh Chalobah on loan if he is allowed to leave this summer [The London Evening Standard]

Tottenham have reopened talks with AC Milan over the potential departure of Japhet Tanganga this summer [Fabrizio Romano]

Chelsea are interested in the shock signing of Harry Maguire in any deal for Christian Pulisic [The Daily Mail]

Talks between Chelsea and Barcelona have not yet produced an agreement for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang [Sky Sports]

However, the Blues remain optimistic about reaching an agreement for the 33-year-old striker [Daily Mail]

Real Madrid are eyeing up a move for Tottenham midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as they look to replace Casemiro [The Telegraph]

Arsenal are in negotiations with Nice over a potential loan move for Nicolas Pepe, with the Gunners ready to subsidise his £140k per week salary [David Ornstein]

Borussia Dortmund have shut down any speculation linking them with Cristiano Ronaldo, saying that there is ‘no contact at all between the parties involved’ [Mirror]

Antony has not ruled out a move to Manchester United, admitting that ‘God decides my future’ as he missed Ajax training on Thursday [Mike Verweij]

Fulham have now moved ahead of Nottingham Forest in the race to sign striker Neal Maupay this summer from Brighton, with a £15m deal being finalised [David Ornstein]

Newcastle United and West Ham are both keeping an eye on Scott McTominay as they look to potentially take him on loan this summer [90 min]

Thomas Tuchel speaks out over Chelsea contract talks

Chelsea table cash-plus-player offer for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang


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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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