5:35: NO CHAMBERLAIN DEAL FOR CHELSEA
We kick off this morning with a piece of news that will interest Arsenal fans. Winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has reportedly turned down a chance to join EPL champions Chelsea despite the clubs agreeing to a £40 million deal. It is understood that he prefers a move to Liverpool.
More to come on that one.
5:30: August 30, 2017
It is another morning. And while we were all asleep, the European football transfer was obviously awake, grinding away. Of course, there are juicy pieces of info to share with you. Good morning!
22:07 – SONE ALUKO SIGNS FOR READING
— Reading FC (@ReadingFC) August 29, 2017
22:00 – ARSENAL REJECT £50M SANCHEZ BID FROM MANCHESTER CITY
Arsenal have turned down a bid of £50m from Manchester City for Alexis Sanchez. It is believed the Gunners are not willing to negotiate except a huge sum plus player is offered.
20:51 – CHELSEA CLOSE TO LLORENTE DEAL ?
Chelsea are confident of signing Fernando Llorente from for a fee around £15m. Despite signing Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid, Antonio Conte is believed to be very interested in bringing another forward to Stamford Bridge (Mirror UK)
20:44 – UPDATE ON INTER MILAN’S BID FOR MUSTAFI
Inter Milan have made a fresh bid for Arsenal centre-back Shkodran Mustafi. The Italian club are offering to pay £4.6m loan fee with an obligation to buy for £23m if he played in 50 per cent of their games this season. Mustafi joined Arsenal for £35m last summer (Sky Sports).
19:53 – FIVE FUN FACTS ABOUT NABY KEITA
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 29, 2017
19:48 – GIBBS TO HAVE WEST BROM MEDICAL
Kieran Gibbs to have medical at West Brom after £7m deal agreed with Arsenal.
16:56 – CHELSEA SIGN HAZARD
Chelsea have signed Eden Hazard’s brother, Kylian Hazard from Hungarian side Ujpest. He is expected to join the development squad at the club.
16:45 – PALACE SET TO SIGN SAKHO
Liverpool and Crystal Palace have agreed a fee of £20m for Mamadou Sakho. Fee could rise to £30m
15:25 – LIVEPOOL OUT OF SANCHES RACE
Liverpool have dropped their interest in signing Portugal’s Renato Sanchez from Bayern Munich – Reports
15:20 – READING SIGN ALUKO
Championship side, Reading have completed the signing of Nigeria forward, Sone Aluko in a deal worth around £7.5 million from Fulham.
14:53 – PEP IN FOR SANCHEZ
Manchester City are prepared to make a bid for Arsenal’s want-away attacker, Alexis Sanchez. The Gunners are reportedly interested to let the Chilean leave only if City include a player in the deal.
14:29 – ARSENAL IN FOR EVANS
Arsenal are interested in signing West Brom defender, Jonny Evans. Manchester City are also interested in
the former Manchester United center back.
West Brom have agreed a £7m fee with Arsenal for Kieran Gibbs. Medical likely to be later today – Reports
14:17 MONACO SIGN JOVETIC FROM INTER MILAN
With the €222 million transfer of Neymar from Barcelona to French giants PSG, the European football transfer window signaled its intention to go crazy. Add Ousmane Dembele’s move from Dortmund to Barcelona for $125 million to that and you can get the whole loony picture.
But with less than 72 hours to the deadline day and still more players expected to move, anything could still happen.
Will Alexis Sanchez jump ship from floundering Arsenal to the relatively stable shore of Etihad? Will Phillipe Coutinho get his wish and sign for Barca? And will Liverpool land Arsenal target Thomas Lemar from a Monaco, a side that is now obvious depleted?
Answers will be provided before 2300 hours on Thursday, 31 August, 2017. And we are here to start the ride with all the gossips you need.