Follow the latest updates live from the summer transfer window as Premier League clubs look to strengthen ahead of the new season, which kicks off in just 18 days. Manchester United’s pursuit of Jadon Sancho saw a major development take place when Borussia Dortmund publicly announced that they would not be leaving this summer, only to keep the Premier League club fully confident that he will sign him before the date. October 5 limit. However, an offer of £ 100million was reportedly rejected as soon as Dortmund announced plans to keep Sancho this season.
Arsenal are set to close the deal for Willian after leaving Chelsea, and interest in Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes is growing with the club one of the many to sign. Speaking of Arsenal, their former midfielder Aaron Ramsey is available this summer after Andrea Pirlo informed him he was not in his plans for Juventus next season.
Chelsea meanwhile have reached a five-year deal with Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz, but asking price remains an issue, with the German club now wanting £ 90million to let him go this summer. The Blues are also considering signing Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico as an alternative to Ben Chilwell, while Liverpool caught up to their left-back goal by signing Kostas Tsimikas on a five-year contract with Olympiakos last night. Follow the live updates below.
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The English striker is the first target for Manchester United, who have made it clear that they will not be forced to spend more than they realize in the current economic climate.
however, Borussia Dortmund gave them a deadline of August 10 (yesterday) and after failing to meet it, Dortmund CEO Michael Zorc released a statement confirming that Sancho will remain a Dortmund player next season and that the move to United is disabled.
United have taken this statement with a pinch of salt, given that they have until October 5 to sign foreign players, and will continue to pursue Sancho at a pace they see fit.
Northern football correspondent Mark Critchley has the last:
Hello and welcome again The independent blog transfer live!
With the longest Premier League season in history finally over and made in the history books, attention is once again turning to the summer transfer window, which opens almost two months later than normal .
Clubs are set to spend a busy 10 weeks until the October 5 transfer deadline, with a number already confirmed in the market to bolster their squads ahead of the 2020/21 season – which kicks off the weekend of September 12 in less. of seven years. weeks.
Without further ado, let’s take a look at the headlines this morning.
Newcastle United are targeting underprivileged big man Ryan Sessegnon from Tottenham Hotspur as he looks to bolster his budget after his buyout deal collapses, while Liverpool have told interested clubs such as Leeds, Newcastle, Crystal Palace and Southampton who were looking to – after Harry Wilson will cost £ 20million.