Welcome to the roundup of the latest Transfer news for today, Friday, 14th August 2020.
Willian to earn ‘£220,000-a-week’ at Arsenal
Free-agent Willian’s move to Arsenal is set to be confirmed this weekend.
The former Chelsea winger is expected to sign a three-year deal in north London, with his wages initially thought to be around the £100,000-a-week mark.
Man United want £20m Smalling fee
Could Chris Smalling be priced out of a move back to Serie A this summer?
AS Roma are eager to secure a quick return for the centre-back, who thrived on loan in the Italian capital in 2019/20.
Arsenal target Upamecano shines for Leipzig
Anyone watching RB Leipzig’s Champions League quarter-final tie against Atletico Madrid tonight cannot fail to be impressed by the performance of Dayot Upamecano.
The French centre-back, 21, has been superb at the heart of Julian Nagelsmann’s defence, keeping the likes of Diego Costa quiet while showing off his obvious quality on the ball.
Arsenal had been chasing a deal for Upamecano, who signed a new contract extension with Leipzig last month until 2023.
Chelsea target Havertz will only be sold ‘under certain conditions
Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller says that Chelsea target Kai Havertz will only leave the club “under certain conditions”.
Standard Sport understands that Frank Lampard hopes to seal a £70m deal for the German international following Leverkusen’s exit from the Europa League at the hands of Inter Milan.