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Football Rumours on Tuesday 15th August 2023

last updated Tuesday 15th August 2023, 8:52 AM


  • Arsenal defender Gabriel is the latest player to be targeted for a move to the Saudi Pro League, although the Gunners are under no pressure to sell the 25-year-old Brazilian.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Tottenham have identified Gent's Nigerian forward Gift Orban, 21, as the player to replace Harry Kane after his move to Bayern Munich.
    (Football Insider)

  • Monaco are expected to return with an improved offer for Arsenal's USA striker Folarin Balogun, 22, who the Gunners value at £50m.
    (Daily Mail)

  • West Ham are considering pulling out of a deal for Manchester United centre-back Harry Maguire, 30, because of the amount of time it is taking to complete.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • If a move for Maguire is abandoned Hammers boss David Moyes will turn his interest to Germany defender Jonathan Tah, 27, and Ivory Coast centre-back Odilon Kossounou, 22, who are both at Bayer Leverkusen.

  • West Ham want to replace Brazilian Lucas Paqueta, 25, in midfield with Ajax's Ghana international Mohammed Kudus, 23, if an agreement can be reached over a fee with Manchester City for the former.

  • Southampton midfielder Romeo Lavia, 19, wants to join Chelsea over Liverpool, despite the Reds agreeing a £60m fee for the Belgium international.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Chelsea are also considering a move for Crystal Palace's France Under-21 winger Michael Olise, 21.

  • Crystal Palace and Everton are interested in Southampton's England goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, 33, after talks with Luton broke down.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Everton have taken English striker Malik Mothersille on trial after the 19-year-old failed to agree a new contract at Chelsea.

  • Chelsea defender Bashir Humphreys has attracted enquiries from a number of clubs including Stoke City and Swansea who are pushing to sign him this week.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Brighton are in discussions over a £15m deal for Lille's 19-year-old midfielder Carlos Baleba and have already agreed personal terms as they look to fill the void left by Moises Caicedo's move to Chelsea.
    (Fabrizio Romano)

  • Liverpool, Newcastle United, AC Milan and Juventus are among the clubs who have also been on Baleba's trail.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Striker Deivid Washington is due to arrive at Chelsea from Santos ahead of his £17m move on a seven-year contract.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Aston Villa are close to completing a loan deal for Italian midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, 24, from Galatasaray with an option to buy.
    (Sport Italia)

  • Burnley midfielder Scott Twine is in talks to join Hull City.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Newcastle have made fresh contact with Arsenal over 26-year-old Scotland full-back Kieran Tierney, though the Gunners' £30m price tag could prove a stumbling block.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)

  • Chelsea's Spanish defender Marc Cucurella, 25, is also interesting Newcastle boss Eddie Howe.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has joined Real Madrid on a season-long loan deal.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City all turned down the chance to sign Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, 31, before the Brazilian joined Al-Hilal in the Saudi Pro League.

  • Chelsea have signed Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo for a British-record fee of £115m on an eight-year contract.
    (Sky Sports)

  • James Ward-Prowse has completed his £30m move from Southampton to West Ham.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Everton have opened talks with PSG over a loan deal with an option to buy for 21-year-old French forward Hugo Ekitike, but face competition from AC Milan and Eintracht Frankfurt.
    (RMC Sport)

  • Ryan Fraser is reportedly a Celtic transfer target as Eddie Howe looks to shift the winger off his Newcastle United books.
    (Daily Record)

  • Jesse Lingard, 30, could be set to rejoin West Ham, and despite training with Inter Miami would prefer to play in the Premier League.
    (Daily Express)

  • Bayern Munich are pursuing a shock move for former Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea.

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