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Latest news and rumors from the summer transfer window


With the summer transfer period open, the rumor mill is in overdrive throughout world football. theScore will keep you up to date on all the latest buzz until the end of the window.

July 22

Osimhen talks hit snag: Paris Saint-Germain are refusing to pay Victor Osimhen's €130-million release clause. While the player has agreed to the move, Napoli will not allow him to leave unless PSG pay up. The French club also turned away Napoli's request to include South Korean midfielder Lee Kang-in in the deal. (Fabrizio Romano)

Villa targeting Joao Felix: Aston Villa could make a move for Joao Felix after recouping €60 million from Moussa Diaby's sale to Al-Ittihad. Manager Unai Emery appreciates Felix's versatility. Atletico could make him available for sale after loaning him out the last two seasons. (The Guardian)

Man Utd insist on De Ligt: Manchester United remain in talks with Bayern Munich after their opening €35-million offer for center-back Matthijs de Ligt was rejected. Bayern want closer to €50 million but appear open to negotiation as they need to sell players to fund new signings. (Christian Falk)

Everton firm on Branthwaite: The Toffees hope to renew promising defender Jarrad Branthwaite's contract after turning away United's attempts to sign him. Everton won't entertain any bids below £75 million. (Fabrizio Romano)

Ederson could still leave: Al-Ittihad reopened talks with Manchester City over a deal for Ederson, and the former are asking for around €50 million for the Brazilian goalkeeper. In the event he leaves, Pep Guardiola would make Stefan Ortega his No. 1 choice. City have no interest in signing a big-name replacement. (Fabrizio Romano)

No deal for De Bruyne: There’s no truth to reports suggesting the Belgian has agreed to terms with Al-Ittihad. But Manchester City are preparing for De Bruyne's potential departure, with Crystal Palace's Eberechi Eze high on their list of replacements. Eze has a £60-million release clause. (The Guardian)

July 21

City ready to talk swap: Manchester City are willing to offer Newcastle United Oscar Bobb or Rico Lewis in a deal for Bruno Guimaraes. City are unwilling to meet the midfielder's £100-million price tag. (Daily Star)

Branthwaite extension incoming: Everton defender Jarrad Branthwaite is set for an extension after missing out on a lucrative transfer to Manchester United. However, United remain interested in the 22-year-old. (The Mirror)

Reds set VVD price: Virgil van Dijk has approved a move to the Saudi Pro League (SPL). Liverpool demanded £46 million for the defender, who's out of his contract next year, during talks with officials from the SPL. (Rudy Galetti)

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Kante wanted in Spain: Barcelona are considering a move to sign N'Golo Kante from Al-Ittihad. The Saudi club is unlikely to be open to selling the midfielder, though, after already rejecting West Ham's £20-million bid. (Sport)

Brighton, Miami in talks: Brighton & Hove Albion have held "positive talks" with Inter Miami about signing midfielder Diego Gomez. The 21-year-old is expected to cost an initial £12 million. (Sky Sports)

July 20

Barca make Olmo pitch: Barcelona have joined Manchester City in the race to sign RB Leipzig star Dani Olmo. The Catalan club has submitted a six-year contract to the Euro 2024 winner's representatives. (Mundo Deportivo)

United in on Rabiot: Manchester United have turned their attention to Adrien Rabiot. After completing deals for Leny Yoro and Joshua Zirkzee, the Red Devils will now look to sign the midfielder for free after he left Juve. (L'Equipe)

Antony loan possible: In their bid to overhaul the squad, Manchester United are willing to part with Antony on loan this summer. Any move away from Old Trafford is contingent on a club assuming his £70,000 weekly wages. (ESPN)

Kulusevski to Italy?: Napoli are plotting a move for Tottenham's Dejan Kulusevski. The Italian club's hierarchy is eager to reunite the forward with his former Spurs coach and new Napoli boss Antonio Conte. (Calciomercato)

Branthwaite deal almost dead: Manchester United's revived effort to sign Jarrad Branthwaite after Everton's takeover deal collapsed isn't going to plan. The Toffees insisted again that the defender isn't for sale. (David Ornstein)

Matip to Leverkusen: Bundesliga champions Bayer Leverkusen are close to securing a deal for Joel Matip. Talks are at an advanced stage for the center-back to join on a free transfer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Seagulls reject Gilmour bid: Brighton & Hove Albion have turned down Napoli's £8-million approach for Scottish playmaker Billy Gilmour. The Italian side is expected to return with an improved offer. (BBC)

July 19

Man United lining up Ugarte: Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Manuel Ugarte has agreed to personal terms with Manchester United. The two sides are now discussing a transfer fee. Ugarte's agent, Jorge Mendes, brokered Leny Yoro's recent move to United. (Fabrizio Romano)

PSG desperate for Neves: PSG are willing to sell Ugarte after just one season to make room for Benfica starlet Joao Neves. Benfica have already rejected PSG's first offer of around €70 million. (Florian Plettenberg)

Spurs in for McTominay: The dominoes are set to fall as United need to sell one of Scott McTominay or Casemiro to land Ugarte. Now Tottenham are in the race for the McTominay, who's valued at around £40 million. (The Sun)

Kante could return to EPL: West Ham United are hoping to bring N'Golo Kante back to England. The Hammers are in talks with Saudi side Al-Ittihad over a potential £20-million deal. Kante is open to a move back to London, where he spent seven years as a Chelsea player. (The Guardian)

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Big bucks for Diaby: Meanwhile, Al-Ittihad are working on a €55-million deal for Aston Villa winger Moussa Diaby. Talks are at an advanced stage. Diaby joined Villa last summer in a club-record deal. (Fabrizio Romano)

Smith Rowe on the block: Crystal Palace and Fulham are in a bidding war for Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe. Palace are preparing a offer worth up to £35 million after Fulham's £30-million proposal was rejected. Fulham are also expected to submit a second bid. (The Guardian)

July 18

David sweepstakes heat up: Jonathan David has numerous offers from clubs all around Europe, with Roma the latest to join the bidding for the Canadian striker. David's contract with Lille expires at the end of next season. (Dharmesh Sheth)

Vieira available for USMNT: Patrick Vieira is a candidate to replace Gregg Berhalter as the United States men's team coach after leaving French side Strasbourg. Vieira agreed to terminate his contract after just one season there. (Fabrizio Romano)

Atletico circling for Dovbyk: With Alvaro Morata set to join AC Milan in the coming days, Atletico Madrid have relaunched their bid for Girona striker Artem Dovbyk. Atletico hope to pay less than the player's €40-million release clause. (Matteo Moretto)

Guehi a hot commodity: Marc Guehi has drawn interest from top clubs across Europe after his secure displays for England at Euro 2024. Crystal Palace are expected to demand around £70 million for the center-back. (Sky Sports)

Zlatan's son gets deal: Maximilian Ibrahimovic, Zlatan's eldest son, signed his first professional contract with Milan on Thursday. Maximilian turns 18 in September and is set to play with Milan's new under-23 team in the Italian third tier.

Lucas Vazquez stays put: Real Madrid's Swiss Army knife signed a one-year extension with the club Thursday. A winger by trade, Vazquez played in a variety of roles, including right-back, as Madrid won La Liga and the Champions League last season.

July 17

Madrid eyeing Alexander-Arnold: Real Madrid have Trent Alexander-Arnold high on their wish list - and could leverage Jude Bellingham's close friendship with the defender to secure a move from Liverpool. Madrid haven't yet tabled an offer, but Alexander-Arnold has only one year remaining on his contract. (talkSPORT)

Reus in Galaxy's orbit: The LA Galaxy are close to finalizing a deal for free-agent midfielder Marco Reus. The two parties have an agreement in principle, but the MLS side must create cap space before going ahead with the signing. (Tom Bogert)

PSG moving for Osimhen: Paris Saint-Germain are making progress in negotiations with Victor Osimhen, who's open to leaving Napoli after two seasons. If PSG can agree to a fee, Napoli are inclined to use part of the windfall to sign Romelu Lukaku as Osimhen's replacement. (Fabrizio Romano)

Calafiori deal on hold: Although Bologna have agreed to sell Riccardo Calafiori to Arsenal for €45 million, they're still working to reduce the amount they owe Basel, who sold the player to the Serie A club last summer and are entitled to 50% of any future transfer fee. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

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Greenwood off to France: Manchester United will receive €30 million and 50% of any future transfer fee for Mason Greenwood, who's set to sign a five-year contract with Marseille. Greenwood will replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who announced his departure from the club on Wednesday. (BBC Sport)

Todibo waiting for Juve: West Ham have agreed to a potential €40-million package for Jean-Clair Todibo but are aware the player prefers to join Juventus. The Italian giants have to sell players before they begin negotiating for Todibo. (Fabrizio Romano)

Ederson's Saudi move off: Al-Nassr are set to sign Ederson's Brazil teammate Bento after Manchester City rejected their €30-million offer for their star 'keeper. City were asking the Saudi side for €60 million. (Fabrizio Romano)

July 16

Atletico target Alvarez: Manchester City forward Julian Alvarez is viewed as the ideal replacement for Alvaro Morata at Atletico Madrid. However, Manchester City are reluctant to part with the Argentine. (ESPN)

Speaking of Morata ...: AC Milan are close to signing Morata to a four-year contract. The club has informed Atletico Madrid of its intention to trigger the €13-million release clause in the Spanish striker's contract. (Fabrizio Romano)

Osimhen wanted by PSG: Paris Saint-Germain are keeping track of Victor Osimhen's situation at Napoli. The Nigerian forward's release clause is believed to be worth €130 million. (RMC Sport)

Reds to raid Bundesliga: Liverpool are considering deals for Bayern's Joshua Kimmich, Leverkusen's Jeremie Frimpong, and Dortmund's Donyell Malen. Singing the trio could cost as much as €130 million. (Bild)

Man Utd ask about Tah: Manchester United have inquired about the availability of Bayer Leverkusen's Jonathan Tah. Bayern Munich failed earlier this summer to reach an agreement for the defender. (Florian Plettenberg)

PSG reject huge bid: Paris Saint-Germain turned down a €70-million offer from an unknown English club for Lee Kang-in. The South Korea international is believed to be happy in Paris after arriving last summer. (Footmercato)

July 15

City to bid on Olmo: Euro 2024 co-Golden Boot winner Dani Olmo could leave RB Leipzig following news that Manchester City are prepared to launch a €60-million bid to sign him this summer. (Gianluca Di Marzio)

PSG eyeing Alvarez: Julian Alvarez's situation at Manchester City is being tracked by Paris Saint-Germain. Although City are reluctant to sell the Argentine forward, the club could demand a fee in the region of €80 million. (Fabrizio Romano)

EPL duo want Merino: Arsenal and Aston Villa will compete to sign Euro 2024 winner Mikel Merino from Real Sociedad. The Spanish international had eight goals and five assists in 45 games last season. (The Telegraph)

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Martinez getting new deal: Speculation over Lautaro Martinez's future is set to end: He's expected to sign an extension that will keep him with Inter Milan until 2029 shortly after returning from helping Argentina win Copa America. (Fabrizio Romano)

New Neves offer: PSG are expected to table a new offer worth €75 million to sign 19-year-old Benfica midfielder Joao Neves. The Portuguese playmaker has a €120-million release clause. (Record)

Reds to make Guehi approach: Liverpool could be set to begin talks with Crystal Palace over the possibility of signing defender Marc Guehi. The England international would fill the void left by Joel Matip. (Fabrizio Romano)

McTominay generating interest: Manchester United have rejected bids amid growing interest in Scott McTominay. The midfielder was valued at £40 million last year before producing a career-best campaign. (MEN)

July 14

Toney drawing interest: Manchester United have emerged as a potential suitor for Brentford striker Ivan Toney. Despite closing in on a deal for striker Joshua Zirkzee, the 28-year-old is still an option for the Red Devils. (Bild)

Ederson bid: Manchester have received a £25-million offer from the Saudi Pro League for Ederson. Talks over an extension with City have stalled, and the goalkeeper is said to be interested in a move away. (HITC)

Clubs lining up for Doue: Chelsea are ready to join Tottenham, Bayern Munich, and Paris St-Germain in the race to sign Rennes' 19-year-old midfielder Desire Doue. (L'Equipe)

Trio want Tsygankov: Arsenal, Aston Villa, and Manchester United are circling Girona winger Viktor Tsygankov. Girona are reluctant to let the Ukrainian leave, but Tsygankov has a release clause worth €30 million. (Diario AS)

Hammers linked with Bergwijn: West Ham are interested in adding Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn this summer. However, the club faces competition from Marseille and teams in the Saudi Pro League. (De Telegraaf)

Varane to Italy: Defender Raphael Varane is close to joining newly promoted Serie A club Como after leaving Manchester United. Como assistant Cesc Fabregas helped convince the 31-year-old to join. (Fabrizio Romano)

United duo available: Manchester United will listen to offers for defender Victor Lindelof and midfielder Christian Eriksen. Funds from the sale of either player will go toward financing other deals. (Manchester Evening News)

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