Real Madrid defende Raphael Varane has turned down the chance to join Man Utd and be reunited with Jose Mourinho. Zinedine Zidane was one of the key reasons for his desire to stay at the Bernabeu.
Tottenham are set to announce the signing of Georges-Kévin Nkoudou in an £11m deal after he passed a medical with Clinton N’Jie set to join Marseille on a season-long loan.
Manchester United are interested in Leonardo Bonucci and the defender’s name has come up during discussions with Juventus for Paul Pogba. Jose Mourinho is keen to strengthen his defence and wants to buy another centre-back.
Arsene Wenger was the FA’s first choice to be the new England manager but turned the job down. Sam Allardyce will now take over from Roy Hodgson instead as the Frenchman did not want to break his Arsenal contract.
Stoke have agree a fee of £13m with Liverpool for Joe Allen and are hopeful of concluding a deal for the Wales international midfielder within the next two days.
Chelsea have made an initial offer for Romelu Lukaku and have offered Everton €60m for their Belgium international.
Manchester City have made a £50m bid for Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos. Pep Guardiola is a big fan of the Germany international and Real are willing to offload him to make room for Paul Pogba.
Arsenal are interested in signing Moussa Sissoko but are unwilling to match Newcastle’s £35 million asking price. The Gunners value the midfielder at around £20m.
David Moyes is in talks to replace Sam Allardyce as Sunderland manager, with the latter set to be confirmed as England new manager shortly.
Real Madrid have rejected an improved €75 million (£62.7m) bid from Chelsea for Alvaro Morata.
Georges-Kevin N’Koudou has passed a medical ahead of completing a £10.8 million move from Marseille to Tottenham, with the deal expected to be announced before the weekend.
Asmir Begovic faces an uncertain future at Chelsea after the club made a move to sign AC Milan’s Diego Lopez. Thibaut Courtois will remain No.1 under Antonio Conte.