Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea are ready to play a key role in this, which is already progressing in a very busy summer transfer window.
Arsenal are set to sign Porto midfielder Fabio Vera for £ 34million today, with Mikel Arteta still targeting Leicester’s Yuri Tillemans as he moves on to Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus.
After the initial deals between Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster, Tottenham are ready to welcome Yves Bissouma from Brighton and now their eyes are on Lautaro Martinez at Inter Milan, even after three more appearances with Antonio Conte.
Chelsea also want an attacking upgrade as they prepare to spend under Todd Bohley, with Thomas Tochl looking to move ahead of former club Paris Saint-Germain in the race against Bayern Munich’s incomplete star Robert Lewandowski. Follow all the latest transition news with our live blog below.
Chelsea PSG vs Barcelona for Lewandowski
Chelsea are now firmly in the running for Robert Lewandowski.
Thomas Tachel is looking to improve his attack this summer, especially with Romelo Lukaku, who is likely to return to Inter Milan on loan.
Bild reports that Chelsea have joined Tochle’s old clubs Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona in an attempt to sign Lewandowski, who has land to do make-up.
The Polish star is set to leave Bayern Munich this summer after eight years, with 374 appearances and a staggering 344 goals, and Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named as his replacement.
Tottenham ready Lautaro Martinez offer
Tottenham have been really busy during the early stages of this transfer window.
Following the arrival of Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster, a m 25m deal for Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma must be sealed today.
A new striker now appears to be the target as Antonio Conte pursues three more summer appearances, including a possible reunion with Inter Milan shooter Lutaru Martinez.
Italian journalist Alfredo Pedola says Spurs are preparing a £ 77 million offer for the Argentine international, although it appears to be facing a major battle to pull it out of Serie A.
After Vera Dale, Arsenal still want tile men.
A move for Fabio Vieira is not expected to change the pursuit of Yuri Tielemans, who is set to leave Leicester this summer.
Arsenal have been tracking Belgium since January and are keen to move to the Emirates Stadium despite their desire to play in the Champions League.
Tielemans is more suited to a deeper role in midfield than Vieira and thus both are likely to sign weapons.
Vera is ready for Arsenal Medical today.
Fabio Vieira will undergo medical at Arsenal on Friday as the Gunners approach their first major signing on the summer transfer window. Report by Simon Collings.
Arsenal have agreed to pay Porto an initial fee of around m 30m for the midfielder, who left for London yesterday, but the extra could add another m 4m.
Vera has agreed personal terms with a long-term contract with Arsenal and will undergo a medical on Friday to complete the formalities of joining the Premier League.
ICYMI: Gabriel Jesus Latest
The Times claims that Gabriel Jesus is close to ایم 50 million at the Emirates Stadium.
Connected with both Tottenham and Chelsea, Arsenal will certainly have some nerves that will miss their main attacking target, but these fears seem to have been allayed.
Jesus is said to be keen to move to Arsenal following the signing of Earling Holland in the city and a move could finally be imminent.
ICYMI: One step closer to Bissouma Spurs
Tottenham are set to sign Yves Bissouma after the Brighton midfielder passed his medical today.
Spurs have agreed an initial fee of around £ 25 million for Bissoma, although that number could be more than m 30m due to various aids.
Brighton was reluctant to let the 25-year-old go, but with only one year left in his contract and no hope of signing an extension, he has chosen to take advantage of it.
ICYMI: Weapons near Vera Dale
Arsenal are working on finalizing a deal for Porto midfielder Fabio Vera.
Vera has a release clause of around 42 million, but the Gunners are trying to make it even lower.
The reporting fee in Portugal is already around £ 30m, with a further increase in the m 4m area, meaning it may increase in the future.
PSG continued to compete with Arsenal in Skamaka
Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali has confirmed talks with Paris Saint-Germain regarding Gianluca Scamacca.
The 23-year-old Italian striker has been the target of several clubs this summer after scoring 16 goals for Serie A last season.
Carnival admitted his conversation Thursday night with PSG adviser Louis Campos, who was appointed by France last week to assist in his transfer department.
“Luis Campos is a friend, we met in the Champions League final,” he told Sky Sports Italy.
“We talked about a number of players, but Skamka was definitely the topic of conversation. I think he is an interesting player for a lot of clubs.
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The former Arsenal target is available for only 22m.
Former Arsenal target Houssem Aouar is wanted by Jose Mourinho.
The midfielder is reportedly priced at just £ 22m at La Gazzetta dello Sport. With Lyon, Roma are currently offering £ 13m for his transfer.
Uruguayan youth on the radar of Arsenal and Tottenham
CalcioMercato.it claims that Arsenal and Tottenham are tracking Inter Milan forward Martin Stiano.
The Uruguayan was thought to be moving to Ampoli, but now he is returning from his vacation to see the interest of several leading clubs.
Last season, he scored four goals on loan with Stade Brestois for Ligue 1.