Football Transfer News and Rumours – Mon 11th July

Vincent Janssen – Tottenham Hotspur – Almost Done Deal

AZ Alkmaar’s 22 year old striker Vincent Janssen is set to undergo a medical at White Hart Lane today. The two clubs have agreed an £18.8 million deal for the young striker, who netted 27 Eredivisie goals last season and has expressed his excitement over a dream move to the Premier League.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – Southampton – Almost Done Deal

The Bayern Munich CEO has confirmed that their 20 year old midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is heading to Southampton today to complete a medical ahead of the proposed £12.8 million transfer of the youngster.

Ramadan Sobhi – Stoke

Stoke are looking to dip their toes in the summer transfer market with the signing of highly rated 19 year old winger Ramadan Sobhi. The teenager helped his club, Al Ahly, to the Egyptian title last season and is now set to move to the Britannia Stadium for an initial fee of £2.5 million.

Alvaro Negredo – Middlesbrough

Newly promoted Premier League club Middlesbrough are wasting no time this summer. Guillem Balague has reported that the north east club are in advanced talks over the potential signing of 30 year old former Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo.

Paul Pogba – Manchester United

Manchester United are putting their proposed transfer of Paul Pogba into motion now that Euro 2016 has ended. They are expected to formally bid £85 million for the Juventus midfielder, and their chances of him arriving at Old Trafford have been boosted after Real Madrid pulled out of the race to sign him due to financial constraints.

N’Golo Kante – Real Madrid

Now that their chase of Pogba has come to an end, Real Madrid will turn their attentions towards the more affordable option of N’Golo Kante, who won the Premier League with Leicester last season.

Andre Gomes – Real Madrid

Or, the Bernebau club could pursue Valencia’s highly rated young midfielder Andre Gomes. He’s expected to command a more affordable fee of £42 million.

Carlos Bacca – West Ham

It’s believed that West Ham and AC Milan have agreed a £30 million fee for their 29 year old Colombia international Carlos Bacca. The striker scored 18 Serie A goals last season, but providing West Ham can convince him to move to London could be on his way out of Milan. The player is thought to want his wages matching those of Dimitri Payet, which would double his salary to £120,000 per week.

William Carvalho – Premier League

A number of Premier League clubs, including Everton, Southampton, and Leicester are chasing Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder William Carvalho. The 24 year old has impressed during Euro 2016 and looks like he could be on the move this summer.

Felipe Anderson – Chelsea

Chelsea have emerged as favourites in the race to sign Lazio’s attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson. The 23 year old Brazilian was the subject of a failed £40 million transfer offer from Manchester United last summer and could be on his way to Stamford Bridge instead this year.

Arda Turan

Barcelona have put Turkey captain Arda Turan on the market just a year after signing him. The 29 year old playmaker has failed to impress at the Nou Camp and it’s expected that Barcelona are willing to sell him for significantly less than the £34 million they paid for him last summer.

Mauro Icardi – Chelsea or Arsenal?

Inter Milan striker Maurco Icardi’s wife has said that the club are ready to sell him this summer. The 23 year old reportedly wants to stay at the San Siro, but Inter are ready to cash in on their young captain due to financial problems. Chelsea and Arsenal were reportedly interested, although Arsenal’s interest in Alexandre Lacazette and Alvaro Morata and Chelsea’s signing of Michy Batshuayi may put them out of the race.

Christian Benteke – Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace’s chase of Christian Benteke is nearing a conclusion. The club have reportedly agreed personal terms with the 25 year old Belgian striker, and both Palace and Liverpool are confident that a deal can be struck between the clubs in the next week.

Sergi Canos – Norwich

Liverpool are set to offload more players, with Spanish winger Sergi Canos on his way to Norwich. The fee for the 19 year old starlet is expected to be around £4.5 million.

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