We bring you the latest on Lukaku, Everton, Dybala, Pepe, Sane Maguire, Juventus and others.
The transfer window is wide open and we have had some very surprising moves. With just over 42 days of the window left, 10 for the Premier League, it would be very exciting to see what the decisions are made by the clubs and the players.
Khel Now takes a look at all the interesting developments of the transfer window of the past 24 hours.
Inter in talks with Roma for a play swap
The Milan club could trigger a player swap of Mauro Icardi and Edin Dzeko from AS Roma. The Argentine has been told that the new Nerazzurri boss Antonio Conte does not have him in his plans and now wants Dzeko at San Siro.
Roma value the Bosnian striker at 20m euros and have turned down two bids of 10m and 12m from Inter, but would be open to offer him plus cash to their Serie A rivals in return for Icardi as per Sky.
Juventus keen to swap Paulo Dybala for Romelu Lukaku
Juventus are open to selling Dybala this summer and it is now believed that Manchester United are high up in the list of suitors that want the Argentine.
The club from Turin is believed to have agreed for a swap deal with United with Romelu Lukaku going on the other side, as reported by Gianluca Di Marzio.
Manchester United is one step away from signing Bruno Fernandes
— Gianluca Di Marzio (@DiMarzio) July 30, 2019
The Sporting CP midfielder is claimed to be just one final step away from signing for Manchester United. The Red Devils are claimed to have been on a signing spree as the reports suggest that they have already agreed to the terms with Harry Maguire.
Both the signings are expected to be confirmed before the coming weekend.
Okazaki signs for Malaga CF
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— Málaga CF (@MalagaCF) July 30, 2019
The Japanese striker sails to Spain to join the LaLiga side. It is his fourth club in Europe as he scored 19 goals in 137 appearances for Leicester City and won the Premier League in 2015-16.
United to eye Umtiti as Harry Maguire replacement
Manchester United have reportedly sounded out Barcelona over a potential deal for Samuel Umtiti, as per Sky.
United have been trying to sign Harry Maguire this summer but have been unable to agree a deal with Leicester.
Le10Sport say they have now turned to other targets, including Umtiti, who made 13 La Liga starts for Barca last season.
Bayern Munich confident they can land Leroy Sane
Bayern manager Niko Kovac recently admitted that he is confident that the Manchester City winger will end up in Bavaria as the club continues to work on getting Sane back to the Bundesliga.
“Leroy is a very good player. We want him and the club is working on it. But I’m confident and assume that we can get him,” Kovac told ZDF Sport.
However, neither Manchester City have expressed any interest in selling him nor the player has asked for a move to Bayern Munich making proceedings difficult for the German champions.
Nicolas Pepe to be officially announced soon
Arsenal have completed the transfer of Nicolas Pepe from Lille for an amount which is believed to be upwards of £70m. Pepe will have his medical with the Gunners in a few hours following which the deal will be officially announced.
Everton have upped their offer for Zaha
The Toffees have made a second bid for Zaha after their first one got rejected. After seeing their 50 million pound deal getting rejected flatly by Crystal Palce, Evening Standard reported that they returned with a £55 million deal and have included two players Cenk Tosun and James McCarthy in the deal.
Juventus edges ahead of Inter in Lukaku move
Sky Sports Italy reports that Juventus are now the favourites to land Romelu Lukaku. Juventus have decided to use Paulo Dybala as an important asset in a swap deal which now pushes them ahead of Inter Milan who are also interested in the services of the Belgian forward and are still trying to engineer a move.
Zenit swoop in for unsettled Malcom
Journalist Mohamed Bouhafsi reports that Zenit Saint Petersburg have offered €41m for the services of Malcom while Barcelona want €45m. It is believed that the sporting director of Zenit is in Barcelona to complete the operation within the next 48 hours while Dortmund are also believed to be interested in the Brazilian winger.
The Harry Maguire saga continues for Manchester United
The Harry Maguire to United drama witnesses yet another tale with Harry missing Leicester training session. Sky Sports reported that he called in sick for training. He is desperate to move to United before the transfer window shuts on August 8 before Leicester won’t budge from their position which Manchester United consider too expensive and want to lower the price.
Arsenal open talks about offloading Mustafi
The BBC reported that Arsenal are currently in talks with many clubs over the idea of selling Mustafi. Arsenal fans have been unhappy with Mustafi’s tenure at the club with the German defender having made several high profile blunders in defence over the years and believe the club are better off selling him.
However, this will put Arsenal in a crisis for players at the back and will force them to look for a centre-back in ther market.
Everton close to signing Moise Kean
Reliable journalist Gianluca di Marzio has reported that Everton have closed the signing of Moise Kean from Juventus. The 19-year-old will have his medical with the Toffees soon following which the move will be officially announced.
PSG complete move for Everton’s Idrissa Gana Gueye
PSG have completed the signing of Idrissa Gueye from Everton. The Parisian club have officially announced Idrissa’s signing and the deal is believed to have cost them £29m.