Welcome to the roundup of the latest Transfer news for today, Wednesday, 19th August 2020.
West Ham set asking price for former Man Utd target Diop
West Ham United centre-back Issa Diop was courted by Manchester United last summer before the arrival of Harry Maguire and could be available again this summer.
The French under-21 international, a record signing when he joined West Ham from Toulouse in 2018, has been a regular starter with 65 Premier League appearances in two seasons.
Bertrand on verge of new Saints deal
It’s been a busy window so far for Southampton, who have signed Kyle Walker-Peters and Mohammed Salisu, as well as tied club captain James Ward-Prowse down to a new five-year deal.
The Saints are keen to hand another star a new contract and Ryan Bertrand will be presented with a new three-year deal, reports talkSPORT.
Chelsea handed Havertz deadline
Bayer Leverkusen are taking a step out of Borussia Dortmund’s playbook.
They’ve set Chelsea a deadline to get a transfer for Kai Havertz over the line.
Everton join race for Arsenal target Doucoure
Everton will rival Arsenal to land Watford star Abdoulaye Doucoure this summer, reports Sky Sport Italia.
The 27-year-old midfielder scored four goals in 37 Premier League appearances last season.
Thiago ‘four-year deal’ reports may be wide of the mark
Reports in France are claiming Liverpool and Thiago have reached an agreement which would see the Spain midfielder move to Anfield on a four-year deal.
According to RMC Sport, Thiago has already told team-mates about his departure, though the publication claims a fee is yet to be agreed between Liverpool and Bayern Munich.
Source: Naija News