Transfer news LIVE! Chelsea FC ‘confident’ of Sterling; Tottenham rival Arsenal for Jesus; latest gossip, rumours

Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea are pushing to strengthen their squads ahead of the new season.

With the Premier League fixtures out, it is the Spurs who are steaming ahead in the transfer market, adding Yves Bissouma to the signings of Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster. At Arsenal, meanwhile, Gabriel Jesus remains a top priority but Tottenham haven’t given up on the Brazilian themselves.

Things at Chelsea have been somewhat slower of late as Todd Boehly waits to make his first signing for the men’s team, although it’s claimed that progress has been made in bringing Raheem Sterling to the club, especially if Romelu Lukaku leaves. Fresh reports suggest an “important proposal” has also been tabled for Torino’s Gleison Bremer in an attempt to replace Antonio Rudiger. With the international football schedule now over, the Premier League rumor mill surely going to ramp up in the coming days.

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Rabiot available from Juventus

Corriere dello Sport claim Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United are the most viable destinations for Adrien Rabiot.

Juventus are ready to sell the French midfielder for around £ 20m, unless they agree to a new contract ahead of his deal expiring in a year’s time.

A return to PSG is thought to be the player’s preference.

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Arsenal among clubs linked with Milinkovic-Savic

Arsenal and Newcastle have inquired about Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

The Lazio star is mulling over his options as he looks for a move to a Champions League club.

Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are not interested whereas Manchester United are described as the most likely club to bid with Lazio determined to land £ 63m for the player.

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Premier League sides interested in Abraham

Tammy Abraham is wanted by three Premier League clubs, including Arsenal and Manchester United.

However, in Corriere dello Sport state, Jose Mourinho is determined to keep the striker at Rome.

It is even claimed that Abraham’s agent, Neil Fewings, will collect a bonus worth around £ 325,000 if Abraham stays put this summer.

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Arsenal man in demand

Juventus have failed to get a move going for Arsenal defender Gabriel.

La Stampa report on the Gunners turning down the prospect of taking Brazilian playmaker Arthur Melo in exchange as Juve look towards Nahitan Nandez of Cagliari instead.

L’Equipe add that Gabriel is an option for PSG, who prefers Milian Skriniar and Sven Botman to reinforce their backline.

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Gunners ponder De Tomas

Arsenal are considering a move for Spanish international striker Raul De Tomas.

Super Deporte reckon Espanyol would consider a deal in the region of £ 20m – very low given his £ 56m release clause.

De Tomas is reportedly seen by the Gunners as a cheaper alternative to Gabriel Jesus and Victor Osimhen.


Defender heads to Inter Milan

Tottenham are set to miss out on Gleison Bremer.

Corriere dello Sport report on the Torino defender wanting to start pre-season as an Inter Milan player when they return on July 6, despite interest from Spurs and AC Milan.

Turin are happy to cash in on the center-back this summer for a fee of £ 32m.

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Haller off to Dortmund

Ajax striker Sebastien Haller is on the verge of joining Dortmund, according to RMC Sport.

The former West Ham striker is set to cost around € 30m (£ 26m), just 18 months after joining Ajax.

Haller has scored 47 goals in 66 games for Ajax.

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Arsenal to miss out is Vitinha

Arsenal are set to miss out on Vitinha with Paris Saint-Germain ready to activate the Porto player’s € 40 million release clause.

Personal terms will not be a problem with journalist Pedro Sepulveda erporting that a meeting is scheduled to finalize the details on a move.

The Gunners will have to make do with Fabio Vieira!

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Spurs in ‘pole position’ to sign N’Dicka

According to FootMercato, Tottenham are leading the race to sign Eintracht Frankfurt center-back Evan N’Dicka.

The signing of a new defender is believed to be a priority for Antonio Conte, with the likes of Alessandro Bastoni and Gleison Bremer also linked.

Still, it is Frankfurt’s Frenchman who is now high up on their transfer agenda and the Spurs are thought to have moved ahead of Marseille in the race.

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Barca step up Raphinha push

Barcelona will step up their attempts to sign Raphinha this week.

According to Fabrizio Romano, Barcelona reached a full agreement with the player’s agent, former player Deco, in February, so there are no issues over personal terms.

However, Barcelona are yet to meet Leeds’ valuation of around £ 47million. That has given hope to the likes of Arsenal and Spurs, who are also interested in Raphinha.

A meeting this week has been planned in an attempt to thrash out a deal.

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