Mesut Ozil is close to joining Arsenal from Real Madrid. Marca has reported that Ozil would like to stay and fight for his place at Real Madrid. Reports circulating that Arsenal have agreed a fee of around £46m, with PSG rumoured to also be interested.
Arsenal are also showing interest in signing Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid along with Ozil, with Wenger reported to have said he is doing ‘everything he can’ to bring the duo to Arsenal.
Demba Ba could be on his way to Arsenal after reports in France say they have opened talks with Chelsea over the striker
Manchester United target Daniele De Rossi is ‘going nowhere’ according to Roma’s general manager Mauro Baldissoni.
David Sullivan’s son, Jack, has said his dad is trying to pull off a surprise signing for West Ham, saying there is a ‘30% chance’ of it happening.
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini will join Sunderland on loan. He is having a medical at the Stadium of Light, along with former Liverpool defender Andrea Dossena.
Karim Benzema looks to be staying in Spain according to reports, he was targeted by Arsenal for much of the transfer window after the Gunners’ failed to land Liverpool’s Luis Suarez.
Wigan Athletic are believed to have bid for Blackburn Rovers striker, Jordan Rhodes.
West Brom have contacted QPR to try and take goalkeeper Julio Caesar on loan.
In the pipeline
Everton are trying to bring James McCarthy in from Wigan according to reports. A bid of around £14m could be enough to reunite the midfielder with Roberto Martinez. The club is also working hard to bring in Gareth Barry on loan from Manchester City.
Liverpool could sign goalkeeper Shay Given on loan from Aston Villa according to some reports.
Rumour: With the loss of Kaka, and if they lose Ozil, Real may try to sign Luis Suarez from Liverpool. Liverpool have yet to receive any contact from Real.
Manchester United are working on deals to bring Everton’s Marouanne Fellaini to Old Trafford along with Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera. Bilbao newspaper El Correo claims Herrera has agreed a deal in principle which will see him become a United player.
Harry Redknapp is looking to bring young Tottenham midfielder Tom Carroll on loan to QPR, along with team mate Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Crystal Palace are also understood to be interested in Carroll.
Crystal Palace have Reading defender Adrian Mariappa undergoing a medical at the club. Aston Villa midfielder Barry Bannan is also reported to be at their training ground.
There is still speculation over where Juan Mata’s future lies – with some reports saying he could even hand in a transfer request. He has caught the attention of many Premier League clubs this summer, including Arsenal and Tottenham.
Cameron Jerome could be leaving Stoke with reports saying he is free to leave. Wigan Athletic are believed to be interested along with Reading.
Tom Ince is still attracting interest from Premier League clubs with Tottenham and Newcastle leading the list of clubs interested, but manager Paul Ince would like to keep his son at Blackpool. In the meantime, Blackpool are interested former Reading, Hull and Wolves winger Stephen Hunt.
Young England goalkeeper Jack Butland is attracting interest from Sheffield Wednesday. The Owls hope to sign the Stoke shot-stopper on loan but are concerned about financing the deal.
West Brom’s Peter Odemwingie has been given permission to speak to Cardiff City. The Baggies have been in contact with Everton over signing Victor Anichebe and with Sunderland over Stephane Sessegnon.
Crystal Palace have signed Jack Hunt from Huddersfield on a four year deal.
AC Milan have re-signed playmaker Kaka from Real Madrid on a two year deal.
Liverpool have signed defenders Tiago Ilori and Mamadou Sakho from Sporting Lisbon and PSG respectively. They have also signed Chelsea winger Victor Moses on a season-long loan deal.
Gareth Bale will be unveiled as a Real Madrid player in front of thousands of fans at midday after his world record transfer was completed this morning. The club announced on their twitter account that the Welshman has passed a medical.
Arsenal target Joshua Guilavogui has signed for Atletico Madrid for £8.5m from Saint-Etienne.
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