Unai Emery has made it known that he wishes for Aaron Ramsey to stay at Arsenal even though his contract ends next year.
With AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci moving to Juventus and Gonzalo Higuain going the other way, the transfer window has heated up. Managers and clubs are making last-ditch snaps to strengthen their respective squads.
In this article, we at Khel Now will take you through the latest transfer news of the day:
AC Milan join the race for Mateo Kovacic
The Real Madrid player is in demand and wants to leave for first-team football. Clubs like Manchester United and Chelsea are already trying to pry him away from Spain.
Spurs “nowhere near” Jack Grealish valuation
The North London club’s chief Daniel Levy is known to be a shrewd dealer in the transfer market and will obviously be looking for a good deal. But, the Birmingham-based club has made it clear that they won’t bargain for their coveted player.
Toby Alderweireld to Manchester?
The Manchester side has been unable to wrap up the deal yet due to Spurs demanding £75 for the Belgian international. But, he could join Mourinho’s squad next summer for free if Spurs fail to extend his contract which expires in 2019.
— Sampdoria English (@sampdoria_en) August 3, 2018
Sampdoria sign Ronaldo Viera
Sampdoria has signed 20-year old English U-21 international Ronaldo Viera from Leeds United.
The defender has previously plied his trade in Portugal and will also become the sixth Englishman to grace Italian domestic football.
Real Madrid to stick with Karim Benzema and Borja Mayoral
Real Madrid won’t be signing a new striker this summer, reports AS. It seems that Julen Loptegui has settled with Karim Benzema and will use Borja Mayoral as backup.
The Bernabeu club are not willing to pay for an elite striker of the likes of Edinson Cavani or Robert Lewandowski. Instead, they will place their trust on the Frenchman and 21-year old Mayoral, who has scored seven goals for the club till now.
Jerome Boateng offered to Manchester United
Bayern Munich have offered Jerome Boateng to Manchester United for £50m, reports the Daily Mail.
Mourinho is currently eyeing Barcelona player Yerry Mina, but could settle for the World Cup winner, with the Bavarians open to selling the 29-year old who has expressed a desire to leave.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) August 3, 2018
Gabriel Jesus extends his contract
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has signed a five-year contract extension with the Premier League champions. The Brazilian arrived from Palmeiras in 2017 and has scored 24 goals in 53 appearances for the club.
The 21-year-old will now remain on the blue side of Manchester until 2023 and seemed thrilled to commit his future to the Etihad outfit.
Steven Nzonzi to Roma almost done?
According to Le10Sport, Sevilla midfielder Steven Nzonzi will be moving to Roma soon and his transfer is almost sealed.
The French World Cup winner has been linked with Arsenal and Barcelona already. It is being alleged that he has already agreed on personal terms with the Italian club and will move there for £36m.
Bayern Munich turn down Anthony Martial-Jerome Boateng swap
Bayern Munich have turned down the proposal from Manchester United to swap Jerome Boateng for Anthony Martial, reports Bild.
The France international wants to leave Old Trafford and the German has expressed his desire for a new challenge. However, the Bundesliga outfit don’t want Martial as they already have a lot of wingers on their roster.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 3, 2018
Pedro to stay till 2020
La Masia product Pedro has extended his contract at Chelsea until 2020.
He left Barcelona in 2015 for Stamford Bridge for £21m. Since joining, he has become an important member for the Blues and scored 28 goals in 131 appearances.
Luka Modric to leave only for £670m: Perez
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has made it clear that Luka Modric will only leave for £670m, which is also his alleged release clause.
The Croatian is speculated to move to Inter Milan, but this claim could blow away any such interest.
One Vidal out another in?
After weeks of negotiations, both the Spanish clubs have reached a deal worth somewhere around £7.5m plus £1m in variables.
The right-back is now expected to leave the Catalan’s US tour, while Bayern Munich’s Arturo Vidal is set to travel to Spain to complete his Barca move.