Latest Football Transfer News Across The Globe
With the transfer window officially opened in England, other European countries as well as other continents, the rush by clubs to get needed players gets fully underway as well.
Some clubs have already gotten their transfer business underway as they hope to get the best legs ahead of the next season.
Naija News presents to you all the latest gists and rumours as well as an update on completed deals here.
Man Utd close to £55m deal for
Manchester United are reportedly close to the £55m ($70m) signing of defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace.
The player will have a medical at Manchester United this week ahead of the big money move.
Goal can confirm the right-back is due to arrive at United’s Carrington training facility upon his return from international duty with England’s Under-21 side following their early exit from this summer’s European Championship tournament in Italy.
Arsenal to spend big on Zaha
According to UK Sun, Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has called on the club’s board to break the bank to sign Wilfried Zaha.
With the transfer market getting busier, Emery is desperate to sign a winger during the transfer window and the Crystal Palace player is his top target.
Chelsea may unveil Lampard as new coach in next 48 hours
According to talkSport, Former Chelsea midfielder, Frank Lampard, could be appointed Chelsea manager in the next 48 hours.
The Derby County coach is set to return to Stamford Bridge with his assistant coach and former Blues player, Jody Morris.
Manolas close to Napoli move
Football Italia reports that Roma defender Kostas Manolas is close to sealing a move to Serie A rivals Napoli.
The Greek international centre-back could make the switch in the coming days, but any deal may hinge of the future of current defender Kalidou Koulibaly, who has been strongly linked with a move to the Premier League.
Perisic Gives Arsenal Hope
Arsenal have been given more hopes as Ivan Perisic’s agent is said to be in Milan to discuss the Inter player’s future according to passioneinter.com.
Should the Croatian international quit San Siro following the arrival of Antonio Conte as head coach, he is said to prefer a move to England.
The report, however, claims the winger is also wanted in China.
Man Utd slap €60m price tag on Lukaku
Manchester United will demand at least €60 million (£54m/$68m) from any sale of Romelu Lukaku, claims Gazzetta dello Sport.
The Old Trafford outfit are reluctant to make a loss on the Belgian striker, but reduce their figure as Inter step up their efforts to snap up the player.
Arsenal to listen to offers for Torreira
AC Milan have opened talks with Arsenal over a potential transfer for Uruguay international midfielder Lucas Torreira.
Sportmediaset say that the Serie A club would like to take the player on an initial two-year loan period, with an option to buy.
The loan fee would reportedly be up to €8m with the full transfer costing around €38m (£34m/$43m).