Welcome to the roundup of the latest Transfer news for today Thursday, 30th July 2020.
Manchester City Announce First Summer Signing
English Premier League side, Manchester City have completed the signing of a new defender, Issa Kabore.
Kabore is a 19-year-old player who plays in the right-back position on the field. City announced the signing of the player in a statement on their website on Wednesday, adding that the player signed a five-year deal but the move is subject to international clearance.
Arsenal Want £80m Grealish
Arsenal is among the clubs interested in signing Jack Grealish this summer, according to Sky Sports News.
Grealish is reportedly undecided over his future at Villa Park after helping his side stay in the Premier League.
Man City’s £41m Ake Bid Accepted
Manchester City has reached an agreement with Bournemouth to sign defender Nathan Ake for £41m.
Ake joined Bournemouth on a permanent deal from the Blues in 2017 for £20m. Chelsea inserted a buy-back clause in the deal that took Ake to Bournemouth and could have signed him for £40m this summer but decided against doing so.
Chelsea Hit With Havertz Delay
Bayer Leverkusen insists Chelsea target Kai Havertz will not leave the German club before their Europa League campaign ends next month, writes Giuseppe Muro.
Frank Lampard wants to wrap up a deal for Havertz so the 21-year-old has more time to settle in west London and prepare for the start of next season.
Arsenal Best Placed To Sign Coutinho
Arsenal are best placed to sign Philippe Coutinho this summer, according to Mundo Deportivo journalist Miguel Rico.
Coutinho’s agent, Kia Joorabchian, has reportedly been ‘working for months’ to help the Brazilian secure a return to the Premier League.