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Sunday’s transfer rumours: Aubameyang, Gakpo, Sarr, Fofana and more

All the gossip from around world football

Welcome to 101 Great Goals’ daily transfer round-up for Sunday, August 21st.


Leicester City’s stance on selling Wesley Fofana could soften later in the transfer window as they look to fund their own business, with Chelsea remaining interested in the defender [The Athletic]

Watford have accepted Aston Villa’s 28m euro bid for Ismaila Sarr [Fabrizio Romano]

Eric Bailly is set to join Marseille on a loan deal which will become permanent if the French side qualify for Champions League football [Fabrizio Romano]

Memphis Depay’s move to Juventus has been put on hold by the Dutchman’s wage demands [Mundo Deportivo]

This could pave the way for Aubameyang to move to Chelsea, with Jules Kounde still not able to be registered for Barcelona’s second came [Barcelona]

Antony has been left out of Ajax’s matchday squad against Sparta Rotterdam amid interest from Manchester United [Fabrizio Romano]

West Ham have tabled a £5m offer for Flamengo midfielder Lazaro, with the Brazilian side holding out for double the fee [Globo]

Manchester United will continue to pursue Antony, Frenkie de Jong and Cody Gakpo this summer [Mirror]

The Red Devils will step up their pursuit of Gakpo after PSV’s European ties against Rangers [Mirror]

They are also readying a 100m euro bid for Antony after their 80m euro offer was knocked back [Times]

Watford have received a £25m offer from Newcastle for forward Joao Pedro [Fabrizio Romano]

Chelsea and Manchester United are set to fight it out for Brentford striker Ivan Toney [Mirror]

Real Madrid will use the money from the sale of Casemiro to sign Jude Bellingham next summer [Marca]

Arsenal are keen on a move for Ukrainian forward Mykhaylo Mudry [The Sun]

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