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Football Rumours on Wednesday 20th July 2022

last updated Wednesday 20th July 2022, 9:18 AM

  • Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji but the 27-year-old Switzerland international would prefer to join Manchester United this summer.
    (Daily Express)

  • Tottenham could line up a swap deal with Roma in an attempt to get their hands on the Italian club's winger Nicolo Zaniolo this summer.
    (Daily Express)

  • England midfielder Harry Winks, 26, and Spain winger Bryan Gil, 21, are among eight Spurs first-team players who have been told they can leave this summer.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Oleksandr Zinchenko will have his Arsenal medical today after flying to Orlando to join the Gunners' pre-season tour.

  • Liverpool have enquired about signing Ajax's 22-year-old Brazil winger Antony, who has also been linked with Manchester United.
    (Football Insider)

  • Chelsea have agreed to pay Sevilla's asking price of £51m plus £4m in add-ons for France defender Jules Kounde, 23.

  • The Blues are also in talks with Paris St-Germain over a £50m deal for Presnel Kimpembe, but fear the 26-year-old France defender will turn down a move to Stamford Bridge.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Arsenal have been given the opportunity to secure the signature of long-term target Arthur Melo this summer.
    (Daily Express)

  • Chelsea are also preparing a bid to challenge Manchester United for the signing of Barcelona and the Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25.

  • Rangers have completed the £4m signing of Ben Davies from Liverpool on a four-year contract.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Chelsea are willing to let Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta leave for Barcelona once they have secured a replacement for the 32-year-old.

  • Crystal Palace are in talks with Bayern Munich over a deal to sign 22-year-old United States international centre-back Chris Richards.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Nottingham Forest are the latest club to show an interest in England winger Jesse Lingard, 29, who has also held fresh talks with West Ham.

  • Monaco have made a £15m bid for Boubakary Soumare with Leicester seeking to recoup more of the £23m they spent on the out-of-favour midfielder.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Lingard is considering offers from Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia but has ruled out a move to a MLS club.

  • Brighton will demand more than £50m from Manchester City for 23-year-old Spain left-back Marc Cucurella.

  • Leeds have signed former West Ham forward Sonny Perkins, 18, on a three-year contract. West Ham are entitled to compensation for Perkins and a fee will be set by a tribunal if they and Leeds cannot reach a deal.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Monaco have made a £15m bid for Leicester's 23-year-old French midfielder Boubakary Soumare.

  • Tottenham have signed Djed Spence from Middlesbrough on a five-year contract in a deal worth up to £20m.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Wolves are considering a move for 31-year-old Belgium striker Christian Benteke, who is about to enter the final year of his contract at Crystal Palace.

  • Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour is to hold talks with manager Thomas Tuchel over his future, with Everton considering a loan move for the 21-year-old Scotland international.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Paris St-Germain offered Brazil forward Neymar, 30, to Manchester City in exchange for their 27-year-old Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, but the Premier League champions turned down the deal.
    (Le Parisien)

  • Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 35, is in talks to join Villarreal on a free transfer after leaving Manchester United at the end of last season.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Local businessman Paul Richardson says he and former Barcelona striker Maxi Lopez hope to complete a deal to buy Birmingham within the next three weeks.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Scottish top flight clubs have been told VAR could be introduced in mid-October, after the first round of Premiership games.
    (Scottish Sun)

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