Arsène Wenger says he has made a financial “sacrifice” in deciding to risk losing Alexis Sánchez on a free transfer next summer, with Arsenal’s sporting prospects coming ahead of any off-pitch concerns.
Juventus have agreed a fee to sign the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi for £18.2m plus add-ons. The French international is one of PSG’s longest serving players but has been allowed to leave during a summer of upheaval at the Ligue 1 club.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has identified Steven Gerrard’s support as an inspiration for his fledgling Liverpool career after scoring his first goal for the club against Hoffenheim on Tuesday.
Opinion has been divided on the wisdom of Chelsea selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United for £40m. There are those who say top teams, especially defending champions, should never sell to direct rivals, and those who believe the money was too good to refuse down for a player who has just turned 29.
The Arsenal ace is a reported transfer target for West Ham United, but Newcastle United lead the race to sign him, according to the bookies.
Liverpool lead Tottenham Hotspur in the race to sign Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez, according to the bookies.
West Brom, Everton and Southampton are all hoping to take advantage of Stuart Armstrong's precarious contract situation at Celtic.
HITC Sport understands Brighton are chasing the Blackpool star.
Everton have a match against Manchester City next up in the Premier League.
Swansea City are said to want the Celtic midfielder as a replacement for the Everton-bound Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Arsenal are keen to sell Gabriel Paulista, and Everton should consider a bid.
Stuart Pearce worries about the effect of Tottenham signing Ross Barkley.
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac would have been ideal for Liverpool.
The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder has generated plenty of headlines this summer but a move seems to be off the table.
Newcastle United forward Dwight Gayle has missed much of pre-season with injury.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly interested in the Sheffield Wednesday striker.
West Ham midfielder started in Bolton's opening game of the Championship season, a 3-2 defeat.
Arsenal star Olivier Giroud has been linked with moves to West Ham United and Everton this summer.
West Ham should make a move for Geoffrey Kondogbia
Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with the Inter midfielder this summer.
Premier League clubs are set to discuss a landmark change to the transfer window which could end domestic player movement before the start of the season.
Welcome to this evening's transfer round-up. This edition features 'Eliaquim Mangala linked to Juventus again' and 'Ross Barkley linked to Arsenal again' plus more, so delve in below.
Southampton have confirmed that the Chinese businessman Gao Jisheng has completed a multimillion takeover of the club, acquiring a 80% stake for around £210m after successfully passing the relevant checks, including the Premier League’s Owners and Directors test.