Euro 2020 and Copa America are over and the summer transfer window has opened, leaving Europe’s biggest clubs to roam the market. Check out the latest gossip below, and check out all the official deals here.
Important story: Manchester United may beat Arsenal for Neves
Manchester United beat Arsenal in transfer of Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Robin Nevis, to me TalkSport.
The 24-year-old has long been linked with a move to Arsenal this summer with two years remaining on his deal. The Midlands are said to value the player at £35m if they let him go.
Neves joined Molineux in 2017 for around £15m from FC Porto. He helped Wolverhampton get a promotion from the championship that season, and his profile in the game has gone up ever since. He has made over 100 Premier League matches and also has Champions League experience since his time at Porto.
With the uncertainty surrounding the future Paul PogbaThe Portugal international’s move could help United bolster their midfield for long-term security.
While at Arsenal, Neves can be considered a replacement for the outgoing Granite ShakaWho is expected to leave for Rome in the coming weeks.
Tottenham Hotspur are also linked with the player and they could lure him to the club thanks to new coach Nuno Espirito Santo. The Spurs manager was in charge of Wolverhampton when he signed with Neves, which means they could have an advantage in landing him.
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Liverpool interested in West Ham United Jarrod Bowen While Jurgen Klopp is looking to strengthen his team in the offensive third. The Athletic have reported that the 24-year-old is on Merseyside’s radar this summer, fitting the winger’s image with the potential to improve further. The winger, who can play anywhere across the front three, joined Hammers for around £18m from Hull City in January 2020. Any move is said to depend on whether Klopp can transfer squad members. Divock Origi And the xherdan Shaqiri. Liverpool are said to be keeping an eye on Bowen’s development after this summer if the move does not materialize.
Aston Villa are in advanced talks to sign the Norwich City playmaker Todd CantwellFootball Insider reports. The Canary Islands are said to value the 23-year-old highly, which means Villa will have to put in a big offer for the player. However, Cantwell has only one year left on his deal, which means manager Daniel Farke may have to transfer him rather than lose him as a free man. The playmaker can play across attacking midfield positions but usually plays on the left for Norwich, allocating another wide player Dean Smith wants to strengthen his squad.
Leicester City, Southampton and Burnley are all interested in Arsenal Ainsley Maitland-Niles to me Simon Stone from BBC Sport. The 23-year-old has been linked with a move away from the Emirates after spending years in the youth ranks with the Gunners. Maitland-Niles played nearly 80 Premier League games, spending last season on loan at West Bromwich Albion, and made 26 appearances.
Tottenham press for Roma midfielder transfer Lorenzo Pellegrini, According to Calciomercato. The 25-year-old has only one year left on his current deal, which will allow him to discuss joining a new club within six months. The midfielder also has a clause in his contract that allows him to leave for €30m, but that expires in just over a week and Tottenham are not ready to meet that assessment at the moment. The Italy international would prefer to stay with Jose Mourinho’s side until after the end of next season, but he may be willing to leave if improved terms are not agreed.
Aston Villa looking to move to Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon BaileyDaily Mail reports. The 23-year-old is valued at between £25-30m and the club are looking to add another wide player to their ranks. The Jamaican international scored 18 goals in 30 Bundesliga appearances last season and is dazzling with his best production since his move to Germany.
Orlando City FC confirmed that the US national team Chris Muller He previously signed a contract with an unnamed European side. Muller, 24, will remain with the MLS team until the end of the season before moving to his new club. Orlando did not specify where Mueller would go next, but clubs in Belgium and Scotland were reported to be eyeing the winger.