Latest news and rumors from the summer transfer window

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With the summer transfer period in full swing, the rumor mill is in overdrive on a daily basis throughout world football. theScore will keep you up to date on all the latest transfer buzz until the end of the window.

July 19

Henderson deal is done: After Jordan Henderson accepted a three-year contract offer from Al-Ettifaq last week, the Saudi club has now reached an agreement in principle with Liverpool over a transfer fee. (Fabrizio Romano)

A lifeline for Maguire: With Wesley Fofana set for another long spell on the sidelines following his latest knee surgery, Chelsea are considering a surprising move for Manchester United outcast Harry Maguire. (90min)

Man United won’t wait forever: If Atalanta don’t budge on their €70-million valuation of young striker Rasmus Hojlund, Manchester United will switch gears and try to sign Randal Kolo Muani of Eintracht Frankfurt. (ESPN)

Mahrez out, Raphinha in: If Riyad Mahrez leaves for Saudi Arabia, Manchester City will try to sign Barcelona’s Raphinha. Respective directors Txiki Begiristain and Deco have already been in contact. (Foot Mercato)

Aubameyang back to France: Chelsea and Marseille have an agreement in principle that will send Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the Ligue 1 side on a free transfer. The Blues originally wanted a fee for the striker. (Telegraph)

Gallagher won’t come cheap: West Ham are interested in signing Conor Gallagher to help fill the void left by Declan Rice, but Chelsea will demand more than £40 million for the energetic midfielder. (Sky Sports)

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Kimmich available: Bayern Munich are willing to sell versatile German star Joshua Kimmich this summer. Once viewed as untouchable, the Bavarian club is now open to taking calls about the 28-year-old. (Kicker)

Barnes heading north: Manager Eddie Howe is set to add another key target to his ranks at Newcastle United. The Magpies have struck a deal to sign Harvey Barnes from Leicester City for £38 million. (The Athletic)

Liverpool won’t sell Diaz: Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal are preparing a €50-million offer for Luis Diaz, but the Reds are unlikely to accept the bid for the electrifying Colombian winger. (Record)

Atleti upset with Felix: The Atletico Madrid front office is “surprised and angry” after Joao Felix said in an unexpected interview that he would “love” to fulfill his dream of playing for Barcelona. (ESPN)

Romeu paid his own way: Oriol Romeu, so excited about the prospect of returning to Barcelona, paid roughly €1 million of his own money to help facilitate his move from Girona back to Catalonia. (Sport)

Verratti’s hefty price tag: Atletico Madrid are interested in signing Marco Verratti, but while PSG are open to a sale, they want at least €80 million to part with the silky Italian midfielder. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

ASM talks heat up: Al-Ahli have submitted a €25-million offer for Newcastle’s Allan Saint-Maximin, and the Saudi outfit is willing to give the winger an annual salary of €12 million. (L’Equipe)

Inter Miami can’t stop, won’t stop: Having already landed Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets – Jordi Alba is expected to follow soon, too – Inter Miami are now close to signing Luis Suarez from Gremio. (TyC Sports)

July 18

Kane doesn’t want PSG: Harry Kane would turn down an approach from Paris Saint-Germain this summer, leaving Tottenham Hotspur in a head-to-head battle with Bayern Munich of the prized asset. (Telegraph)

Blues’ latest Caicedo bid rejected: Chelsea failed with their improved £70-million offer for Moises Caicedo. Personal terms are agreed but Brighton & Hove Albion want £100 million for the midfielder. (The Athletic)

Aubameyang approves Marseille contract: Marseille will hold negotiations with Chelsea over a deal to bring Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang back to Ligue 1. The striker has already agreed to a three-year contract. (The Guardian)

Balogun price set: Arsenal will let Folarin Balogun depart this summer for £50 million. Inter Milan are leading the race for the American striker, but RB Leipzig, AC Milan, and Crystal Palace are among the other interested clubs. (Mirror)

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West Ham’s Rice replacement: The Irons may find it tough to sign new top target Leon Goretzka after Declan Rice’s exit. The midfielder wants to stay at Bayern and is valued as high as €50 million. (Florian Plettenberg)

Simons’ loan agreed: Dutch attacker Xavi Simons will join RB Leipzig from Paris Saint-Germain for the 2023-24 campaign. There’s no option to buy in the loan deal. (Fabrizio Romano)

Al-Nassr eye Man United full-back: The Saudi Pro League club is in advanced talks with Manchester United over signing Alex Telles this summer. Discussions currently center around the transfer fee. (Sky Sports News)

Larin could remain in Spain: Mallorca lodged a new bid worth €6 million plus add-ons for Cyle Larin. Real Valladolid recently paid €1.5 million to sign the Canadian from Club Brugge after a successful loan spell. (Fabrizio Romano)

Permanent move for Ampadu: After 12 appearances over six years with Chelsea, Welsh international Ethan Ampadu will undergo a medical before joining Leeds United for £7 million. (The Guardian)

Burnley signing top-flight veteran: Vincent Kompany is on the verge of adding Nathan Redmond to his squad. The winger is available on a free transfer after leaving Turkish club Besiktas. (The Guardian)

July 17

Bruno says no thanks: Bruno Fernandes, expected to be installed as the next permanent captain of Manchester United, rebuffed multiple approaches from Saudi Arabia last month. (Fabrizio Romano)

Rashford staying put: Marcus Rashford has verbally agreed to a new long-term contract that will keep him with Manchester United until 2028. An official announcement from the club is expected imminently. (ESPN)

Amrabat being eyed: Manchester United have included Fiorentina’s Moroccan standout Sofyan Amrabat on their list of midfield targets, but nothing is imminent, and no bid has been submitted yet. (Fabrizio Romano)

De Gea’s next step: His protracted Manchester United departure now confirmed, David De Gea is weighing up his options. The Spaniard has received “huge” offers from more than one Saudi Arabian club. (Daily Star)

Mitrovic continues the trend: Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal are closing in on a deal to sign Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic. The 28-year-old was Fulham’s leading scorer in the Premier League last season. (Football Insider)

Phillips swapping blue for red: Seldom-used after his transfer to Manchester City, Kalvin Phillips is being eyed by Liverpool, who need another midfielder with Fabinho and Jordan Henderson close to sealing Saudi moves. (Mirror)

Goretzka on the block: Bayern Munich are willing to sell midfielder Goretzka this summer. The Bavarian club believes the powerful German midfielder, 28, is worth in excess of £34 million. (Sky Germany)

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Milan’s midfield overhaul: With Ruben Loftus-Cheek already in town, and Tijjani Reijnders expected to follow, Milan are now looking to acquire American international Yunus Musah from Valencia. (Fabrizio Romano)

Morata loves Italy: Inter Milan’s search for a striker after abandoning their Romelu Lukaku pursuit has led them to Alvaro Morata, the Atletico Madrid forward who has enjoyed multiple spells in Serie A. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

West Ham flush with cash: After selling Rice to Arsenal in a record-breaking deal, West Ham need a replacement. However, their £45-million bid for Fulham star Joao Palhinha, 27, has been rejected. (The Athletic)

Antonio chats with Gerrard’s team: 33-year-old striker Michail Antonio, who’s in the final year of his West Ham contract, has held preliminary talks with Steven Gerrard’s Al-Ettifaq over a potential move. (The Times)

Seagulls swoop: Manchester City put several clubs on alert after deciding Cole Palmer could spend next season out on loan. Brighton & Hove Albion lead Burnley and Leicester City in a “frantic race” for the attacker. (Telegraph)

Fofana off to the Pro League: Seko Fofana is set to play alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo Brozovic after agreeing to a contract with Al-Nassr. Lens will receive up to €30 million. (Fabrizio Romano)

July 16

West Ham switch gears: Now that Rice’s transfer to Arsenal is complete, West Ham can concentrate on adding to their squad. The Hammers are trying to sign Manchester United’s Harry Maguire on loan. (Telegraph)

Onana at the finish line: Andre Onana’s move to Manchester United is “99.9% complete,” with details over payment terms being finalized before the goalkeeper travels to England. (Fabrizio Romano)

Inter shift attention: After reportedly ending their pursuit of Romelu Lukaku in dramatic circumstances, Inter Milan will try instead to bolster their attack with Arsenal’s 22-year-old Balogun. (Sky Sports Italia)

Pep wants Hakimi: If Kyle Walker leaves for Bayern Munich, Manchester City will attempt to sign Achraf Hakimi from PSG. The Moroccan has been identified as a potential replacement. (Football Insider)

Eyes on Kvara: Newcastle United have tabled a massive £82-million offer for Napoli winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, the Georgian sensation who has immediately established himself as a cult hero in Naples. (Corriere dello Sport)

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De Jong swap deal: In order to land longtime target Bernardo Silva, Barcelona are willing to offer Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong to Manchester City. (Mirror)

Chelsea find PEA solution: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, not part of Chelsea’s plans for the upcoming season, is ready to lower his salary in order to facilitate a move to French club Marseille. (Goal France)

Juve prioritize Kessie: Juventus will soon check in with Franck Kessie to see if the Barcelona midfielder is interested in joining the club. Kessie’s preference is to remain at Barca or move to England. (Fabrizio Romano)

Felix dreams of Barca: Joao Felix, expected to leave Atletico Madrid in a bid to rejuvenate his stagnant career, wants to join Barcelona, but the Catalan club’s financial situation makes that switch unlikely. (AS)

Xavi Simons resolution coming: After triggering a €6-million option to bring Simons back from PSV Eindhoven, PSG are expected to loan him to RB Leipzig. They won’t sell the 20-year-old rising star outright. (Fabrizio Romano)

Cuadrado to Inter: After eight trophy-laden years with Juventus, Juan Cuadrado is set to make a somewhat shocking move to Inter. The versatile Colombian, a free agent, will sign a one-year contract. (Gianluca Di Marzio)

July 15

Barca can’t afford Cancelo: Even the cost of signing Joao Cancelo on loan is too much for Barcelona, so they’re returning to their plan of signing a young right-back. Pablo Maffeo is linked with a move. (SPORT and TV3 via AS)

Fabinho on his way out: The midfielder’s transfer to Saudi Arabia seems inevitable after he was left out of Liverpool’s preseason camp. Al-Ittihad bid £40 million for Fabinho. (BBC Sport)

Filling the void: Liverpool are seeking potential replacements for Fabinho. The Reds are considering Southampton’s Romeo Lavia, Bayern Munich’s Ryan Gravenberch, and Fiorentina’s Sofyan Amrabat. (Daily Mail)

French fancy Vlahovic: Dusan Vlahovic could be headed to Paris Saint-Germain this summer, 18 months after his €91.6-million transfer to Juventus. The move could trigger Romelu Lukaku’s switch to Turin. (Fabrizio Romano)

Tadic the short-term solution: Some Manchester United fans are urging the club to move for Dusan Tadic after he left Ajax. The 34-year-old could help with Erik ten Hag’s No. 9 problem. (Manchester Evening News)

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Colwill alternative: Levi Colwill isn’t for sale, so Brighton have already reached an agreement over personal terms with Fiorentina’s Igor Julio. The Seagulls’ official offer for Igor is imminent. (Fabrizio Romano)

Taty set for €15M transfer: New York City FC’s Valentin “Taty” Castellanos, who spent last season on loan at La Liga’s Girona, is set to undergo a medical ahead of his €15-million move to Lazio. (Cesar Luis Merlo)

Digne available: Aston Villa are open to offers for left-back Lucas Digne this summer. Napoli could try to sign the Frenchman, who fell behind Alex Moreno in the pecking order at Villa Park. (Mundo Deportivo)

Alex Scott in high demand: Wolverhampton Wanderers are prepared to offer at least £20 million for Bristol City’s 19-year-old midfielder in an attempt to beat competition from West Ham United and Bournemouth. (Telegraph)

Not forgot about Che: Fulham and Crystal Palace could prey on relegated Southampton for Che Adams. The 27-year-old forward is valued at around £15 million. (Daily Mail)

Casadei wanted for promotion push: New Leicester boss Enzo Maresca is keen to sign Chelsea’s Italy Under-21 star Cesare Casadei on loan for the 2023-24 Championship campaign. (Telegraph)

Surridge to MLS: Sam Surridge, whose goals helped fire Nottingham Forest to the Premier League, is close to joining Major League Soccer’s Nashville SC for around £5 million. (The Athletic)

July 14

Bayern face battle for Kane: Paris Saint-Germain are willing to match any Bayern Munich offer for Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane. A potential move doesn’t hinge on whether Kylian Mbappe leaves. (The Independent)

Neymar on the market: Chelsea, previously linked with Neymar, remain vigilant on the situation. If the Brazilian star decides he wants a change of scenery after six years in Paris, the Blues could pounce. (Le Parisien)

Messy Lukaku negotiations: Inter Milan submitted an offer worth up to €40 million for the Chelsea outcast. Juventus will sign off on a similar bid if they sell Dusan Vlahovic. Inter are unhappy Lukaku spoke to Juve. (Fabrizio Romano)

Latest on Hendo: Talks between Al-Ettifaq and Liverpool over a fee for the English midfielder are ongoing. The Reds won’t accept a free transfer or “small” sum for their club captain. (Fabrizio Romano)

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Diaby in demand: Aston Villa’s €45-million offer for Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby was rejected. The German club wants €60 million for the French international after his strong 2022-23 season. (Sky Sport Germany)

Cancelo’s bags packed: Cancelo, surplus to requirements at Manchester City, is Barcelona’s top priority at full-back. Another loan deal could be in the works for the Portuguese international. (Mundo Deportivo)

Colwill attracting interest: Chelsea defender Levi Colwill, 20, is in high demand following his impressive spell at Brighton. Tottenham are the latest club to register interest in the rising star. (Evening Standard)

Red Devils getting creative: Manchester United submitted a cash-plus-player offer for Atalanta’s Rasmus Hojlund. But the Italians want a straight monetary deal and value the young striker at €100 million. (The Athletic)

Fulham stand firm: Al-Hilal’s second offer of around £35 million for Aleksandar Mitrovic was rejected. The Serbian striker wants to leave Craven Cottage for Saudi Arabia. (The Athletic)

Replacement for SMS: Lazio, having lost Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to Saudi Arabia, are in talks to sign Leandro Paredes from PSG. The World Cup winner spent last season on loan at Juventus. (Sky Sport Italia)

July 13

Tottenham’s backup plan: If Kane leaves for Bayern Munich this summer, Spurs will try to sign Juventus’ Dusan Vlahovic. Relations between the two clubs are strong after recent dealings. (Foot Mercato)

A possible plot twist: Paris Saint-Germain will do everything in their power to sign Kane this summer despite knowing that his current preference is to join Bayern Munich. (RMC Sport)

Onana to Old Trafford soon: Manchester United and Inter Milan are on the verge of finalizing an initial €50-million deal for goalkeeper Andre Onana. The Red Devils will pay €5 million in add-ons, too. (Fabrizio Romano)

Inter’s new netminder: With Onana’s move to Manchester imminent, Inter will try to sign both Yann Sommer of Bayern Munich and Anatoliy Trubin from Shakhtar Donetsk to revamp their goalkeeper position. (Fabrizio Romano)

Bonucci era ending: Juventus have informed captain Leonardo Bonucci that he’s no longer part of the club’s plans. The veteran defender, 36, is available on the market and free to initiate a transfer. (Goal Italia)

Big Mahrez offer: Al-Ahli want to sign Riyad Mahrez from Manchester City and are preparing a £30-million offer. The tricky winger could earn £25 million per season in Saudi Arabia. (The Athletic)

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Fabinho could follow Hendo: Jordan Henderson’s move to Al-Ettifaq is progressing quickly, and another Liverpool midfielder could follow him to the Middle East, as Al-Ittihad are negotiating with Fabinho. (Fabrizio Romano)

Pony up, Inter: A €30-million bid from Inter for Lukaku has been dubbed “insufficient” by Chelsea, but talks will continue between the two sides to find a solution for the Belgian forward. (The Guardian)

Atleti’s midfield overhaul: The Atletico Madrid brass held a “transfer summit” earlier this week, and identified Marco Verratti, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Amrabat, and Martin Zubimendi as primary midfield targets. (Marca)

Joao Felix being monitored: Manchester United, Newcastle, and Aston Villa are all keeping tabs on Joao Felix, who’s looked visibly frustrated upon his return to Atletico training and would welcome a fresh start. (Metro)

Double swoop for Forest: Nottingham Forest are working to sign both Willian and Anthony Elanga. Fulham are still trying to retain the Brazilian, who’s also of interest to Saudi Arabian clubs. (The Times)

Leipzig make a big splash: RB Leipzig have struck a €43-million deal with RC Lens to sign striker Lois Openda. The fee could eventually hit €49 million if performance bonuses are met. (L’Equipe)

Barca still active: If Barcelona fail in their pursuit of Bernardo Silva, the Catalan club will turn its attention to crafty Argentine Giovani Lo Celso, who spent last season on loan at Villarreal from Tottenham. (Mundo Deportivo)

Come to Besiktas: Besiktas submitted a modest €2.5-million offer for Arsenal center-back Rob Holding. That bid doesn’t meet the Gunners’ valuation and will be rejected. (The Athletic)

Lazio’s backup striker search: Lazio are looking for some insurance behind Ciro Immobile, and their primary target right now is Valentin “Taty” Castellanos of New York City FC. He would cost around €12 million. (Gianluca Di Marzio)

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