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Transfer Talk: Neves, Hughes, Traore, Ramsdale, James, Douglas, Marcondes, Gunn, Billing, Crooks, Toney, Wyke

With the 2020/21 campaign reaching a crescendo in Europe’s top divisions, attention will turns to the upcoming transfer window. Check out the transfer talk for the Premier League…

– Leeds United are attempting to hijack Norwich City’s deal for Southampton goalkeeper Angus Gunn after a fee for the 25-year-old had been agreed. (Football Insider)

– Rivals Bristol City, Cardiff City and Swansea City are all interested in free midfield agent Matty James, 29, who will be leaving Leicester City this summer after nine years at the club. (Mail)

– Fulham have turned down a £16m bid from Dynamo Moscow for Serbia striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, 26. (Sun)

– Wolves’ newly appointed head coach Bruno Lage has been told that Portuguese midfielder Ruben Neves, 24, and 25-year-old Spanish forward Adama Traore have been put up for sale in attempt to reinvest in the squad. (90min)

– AFC Bournemouth midfielder Philip Billing is a transfer target for Premier League side Norwich City this summer, according to The Mirror.

– Following a prolific short-term loan with Barnsley, Daryl Dike has garnered plenty of top-flight interest. According to Adam Leventhal of The Athletic, Watford now have £14m rated Dike on their radar.

– Everton are interested in signing 31-year-old Brazilian goalkeeper Neto from Barcelona. (Mundo Deportivo)

– Everton and Leeds United are both in the frame to sign Real Madrid left-back Marcelo, with the 33-year-old Brazilian not in the plans of new Real manager Carlo Ancelotti. (Sunday Mirror)

– Burnley have made a £12m bid for Stoke and the Republic of Ireland’s 20-year-old defender Nathan Collins. (Sun)

– Tottenham Hotspur are among the clubs interested in giving Sheffield United’s English goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale a chance to stay in the top flight. Wolves are also interested in the 23-year-old. (Mail)

– Leeds United have held preliminary talks with Club Bruges about signing 21-year-old Dutch forward Noa Lang. (Football Insider)

– Fulham’s former England Under-19 defender Tosin Adarabioyo, 23, who is wanted by Arsenal and Newcastle, will be able to leave Craven Cottage for £10m this summer because of a release clause in his contract. (Mail)

– Leicester City have joined Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham in the race for RB Salzburg’s 22-year-old Zambia striker Patson Daka. (Sunday Express)

– Everton and Tottenham are both looking to make a move for 23-year-old Uruguay winger Diego Rossi, who is expected to cost about £10m from US Major League Soccer side Los Angeles FC. (Telegraph)

– Tottenham are competing with Fiorentina for Stuttgart’s 23-year-old Argentine forward Nico Gonzalez, with the Serie A side already bidding about £21.5m. (Sky Italia)

– Newly appointed Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou is keen to sign Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan, who he previously managed when in charge of the Australian national team. Arsenal, where Ryan spent time on loan last season, remain interested in the 29-year-old. (Sky Sports)

– Arsenal have made contact with Manchester United about a move for 24-year-old Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek. (90min)

– Norwich City have quickly identified their preferred replacement for Emiliano Buendia after his club-record transfer to Aston Villa, according to reports. The player in question is £3.2m rated Norberto Briasco, who plays in Argentina for Huracan and represents Armenia internationally (qualifying through his maternal grandfather).

– Atletico Madrid have put a £30million price tag on Kieran Trippier in a bid to put off Manchester United with United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer keen for the 30-year-old England right-back to provide competition for Aaron Wan Bissaka. (Sunday Mirror)

– Burnley are attempting lure 35-year-old English defender Ashley Young back to the Premier League with the offer of a one-year deal and option of a further 12 months. Young, who has previously been linked with a return to Watford, has already been offered a new one-year deal by Italian champions Inter Milan. (Sunday Mirror)

– Aston Villa manager Dean Smith is reportedly lining up a move for Watford midfielder Will Hughes in the summer transfer window. He enters the final year of his contract, despite the midfielder’s recent insistence that he’s happy at Vicarage Road.

– West Ham are reportedly at the front of the queue along with Fulham in the race to sign £20m rated Blackburn Rovers striker Adam Armstrong this summer. According to The Lancashire Telegraph, West Ham have enquired about the Blackburn forward, which has put them ahead of the likes of Newcastle, Southampton, Norwich City and Brighton. No bids as of yet however.

– Bristol City are interested in signing former Leeds United left-back Barry Douglas. Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir and a number of MLS clubs are said to be. However, it has been suggested that Douglas is reluctant to move abroad for next season. Celtic and Rangers also have an eye on him.

– Everton have been named as the favourites to sign Brentford striker Ivan Toney this summer. The ex-Peterborough United star stepped up to the second tier with aplomb last season, netting a stunning 33 Championship goals. (Sky Bet)

– Leeds United’s hopes of signing Middlesbrough’s £15m-rated defender Dael Fry have been dealt a blow, with the latest reports claiming the club’s chairman has ruled out selling the 23-year-old star this summer. (The 72)

– Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has put French striker Anthony Martial, 25, up for sale because of his poor attitude, with Real Madrid linked to the forward. (Transfer Window Podcast, via Sunday Express)

– Arsenal are preparing a move for Brighton and England centre-back Ben White, 23. (Athletic)

– Belgium striker Romeu Lukaku has downplayed any potential move back to Chelsea this summer, insisting he is happy at Inter Milan. (HLN, via Mail on Sunday)

– Manchester City have shelved plans to try sign 18-year-old left-back Nuno Mendes from Sporting Lisbon until after the European Championship, leaving Real Madrid to make a move for the Portugal international. (Sunday Mirror)

– Chelsea are interested in Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, but Manchester United and Juventus remain the favourites to sign the Spain international. (Mundo Deportivo)

– Liverpool are in talks with Borussia Monchengladbach to sign Germany midfielder Florian Neuhaus, 24. (Sport1)

– Derby County have been dealt a blow in their potential bid to bring Isaac Success to Pride Park this summer. He wants to stay and fight for his place.

– Preston North End have emerged as a contender to sign attacking midfielder Izzy Brown, according to reports from Lancs Live.

– Everton are interested in signing 31-year-old Brazilian goalkeeper Neto from Barcelona. (Mundo Deportivo)

– Allan Campbell is wanted by multiple English teams, with Fulham and Millwall believed to be two of the teams after the Motherwell academy graduate (DR).

– Cardiff City are rumoured to be plotting a move for Wolves starlet Ryan Giles. The 21-year-old is yet to make a senior appearance for his club, and spent last season on loan with Rotherham United. (Football Insider)


– Portsmouth want a new keeper. WBA lad Griffiths of interest. Lincoln like too. Loan decision coming.

– Chelsea. Will loan out keeper Nathan Baxter. Hull keen and Sunderland poss. Sunderland close to deal for Man U freebie keeper Jacob Carney.

– Man City. Will loan out classy young centre half Taylor Harwood-Bellis. Needs to play though. Blackburn Brentford and some German sides interested.

– Leeds. Looking into price if Maxwel Cornet at Lyon. French club want 20m or so. Top talent.

– Newcastle. Bruce will get a transfer warchest from Ashley. Around 50m for this window.






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