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Saúl deal collapses

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A deal to sign central midfielder Saúl Ñiguéz from Atlético Madrid has collapsed because Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel failed to provide the guarantees that the player was looking for about regular playing time. Chelsea had all but reached an agreement with the reigning La Liga champions, with only a clause about potential future transfer sell-ons still to be negotiated. But ...

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Sevilla warn Chelsea

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Sevilla have warned Chelsea that they are running out of time to sign defender Jules Koundé. The Champions League winners have been linked with a move for the 22-year-old French international throughout the summer window, but a sticking point has been price. He has a release clause of £77 million but Chelsea are hoping that the Spanish club will accept ...

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Zouma agrees West Ham switch

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Kurt Zouma has completed his medical and is set  to join West Ham in a move reported to be worth £25 million. The French international’s move had been delayed by prolonged negotiations over personal terms. But, in the end, the Hammers were able to bargain him down from the £125,000 a week he had been originally demanding. The deal, though, ...

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Chelsea linked with Barcelona teenager

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Chelsea have been linked, along with RB Leipzig, with a move for Barcelona teenager Ilaix Moriba. The 18-year old came through the academy system in Catalonia and broke into the first-team last season, making 18 appearances in all competitions and scoring once. He has eight caps for Spain at under-17 level, but he has since switched his international allegiance to ...

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United to rival Chelsea for Saul

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Manchester United may be set to rival Chelsea for the signature of Atlético  Madrid midfielder Saúl Ñiguez. It comes with news that the reigning Spanish league champions are prepared to allow Ñiguez to leave on a season long loan before the transfer window closes next Tuesday. Chelsea were widely regarded as one of the front-runners to sign him, if Thomas ...

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Trippier on Arsenal radar

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Atlético Madrid’s Kieran Trippier is wanted by Arsenal as they look to solve their problem area of right-back. But the Spanish side will only do business if the Gunners are willing to let either Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Alexander Lacazette move in the opposite direction. And Trippier himself favours a move to Manchester United, but they have been deterred from making ...

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Chelsea mulling midfielder move

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Chelsea are mulling over whether to buy another midfielder in the transfer window. Currently their only major acquisition has been Romelu Lukaku, although a deal for Sevilla defender Jules Koundé may still be pushed through if the Kurt Zouma position can be resolved, However, there is still the possibility they may add one more name in the middle of the ...

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Tottenham join Zouma hunt

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Tottenham are the latest club to express an interest in signing Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma. The Blues have been trying to use the French international as a makeweight in a deal to  bring Sevilla centre-back Jules Koundé to the club. However, Zouma prefers to stay in the Premier League and London, and West Ham have been tracking his situation, although ...

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Ǿdegaard completes Arsenal move

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Martin Ǿdegaard has signed for Arsenal in a permanent deal, leaving Real Madrid for good. He has agreed a five year deal for a fee believed ot be in the region of £32 million. It has been a turbulent few months for Ǿdegaard who, spent the second half of the last season at the Emirates, but said his goodbyes to ...

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Barcelona want Arsenal duo

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It is claimed that Barcelona are interested in signing either Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Alexander Lacazette, or even both. However, that is dependent on them shifting Danish international striker Martin Braithwaite first. They are trying to fill the hole left by the departure of Lionel Messi, but a complication is that the state of their finances means they are not in ...

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