The summer window deadline is fast approaching and clubs are still struggling to close their deals before it's too late. Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester United, Man City and Liverpool remain in the entry and exit market.
The Gunners remain interested in signing a right winger but are currently focused on selling fringe players, with Folarin Balogun attracting interest from Chelsea, Spurs and Fulham. He will cost at least £40m. Spurs want a young striker following the departure of Harry Kane and are expected to make an offer for Gift Orban or Brennan Johnson before the window closes.
The Blues also want a new striker and like Mohammed Kudus, Rayan Cherki and Bradley Barcola but have seen City agree to a £51.3million deal to sign former target Jeremy Doku. Liverpool and United are in contention for Ryan Gravenberch while interest in Sofyan Amrabat remains. Follow the latest transfer news, gossip and rumors below!
West Ham are in talks to sign Hugo Ekitike
PSG will sell Hugo Ekitike to make room for Randal Kolo Muani.
After talks between the clubs, FootMercato have named West Ham as a possible destination for the youngster.
A discussion between the Hammers and the player camp was also well received, they say, given the interest from AC Milan, Atalanta and Roma.
Brighton turn to Arsenal outcast
Complications with Brighton's search for a new midfielder led them to Arsenal.
According to talkSPORT and Sky Sports, Albert Sambi Lokonga is now on their radar.
The Seagulls' plan to sign Carlos Baleba from Lille has stalled, leading to a possible loan deal for Lokonga.
Liverpool strikes at Andre pursuit
At Liverpool, an offer for Fluminense midfielder Andre was turned down.
Globo report the offer is valued at around £25million, with the Brazilian also attracting interest from Fulham and Manchester United.
However, Fluminense would like to keep Andre to support his bid to win the Copa Libertadores. They next meet Paraguay's Olimpia in the quarter-finals on Thursday night.
Rob Holding is still wanted by Besiktas
Besiktas is ready to make a new offer for Rob Holding.
A meager £2.25million offer was rejected earlier in the summer but L'Equipe said the Turkey side are ready to up their offer.
Rennes is also said to be interested in a holding company.
Done deal! West Ham sign Konstantinos Mavropanos
West Ham have completed the £20million signing of Konstantinos Mavropanos.
The 25-year-old Greek defender has signed a five-year deal after passing a medical earlier this week.
“I'm really happy and excited to be here – and to be back in the Premier League with West Ham,” said Mavropanos.
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Folarin Balogun is interested in a move to Chelsea
Folarin Balogun wants to sign for Chelsea.
Fulham and Monaco are competing with the Blues for the £50m striker Arsenal are willing to cash in at a hefty price.
According to The Mirror, a £40million deal could be struck with Chelsea seen as Balogun's ideal next destination.
West Ham fail in second offer from Mohammed Kudus
At West Ham, a second offer for Mohammed Kudus was rejected.
Sky Sports report that the Hammers are currently considering a third offer for the Ajax midfielder who is said to be open to the move.
Chelsea and Arsenal have also been linked with kudus this summer but his club are determined not to sell.
Spurs learn Poison Orban fee
Tottenham will have to shell out up to £40m to sign Gift Orban.
According to Football Insider, Gent are looking to make the striker the highest-priced sale in Belgian football history, which currently sits at £31million.
Fulham and Spurs are vying for Orban's signing as the 21-year-old is under contract until 2027 – a factor that will increase his transfer fee.
Matteo Guendouzi on the move
Maurizio Sarri wants ex-Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi at Lazio.
Il Messaggero report that a £17m bid would be enough to land the Frenchman from Marseille, believed to be the preferred target over Udinese's Lazar Samardzic.
There is no word yet on a potential resale fee owed to the Gunners.