Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Fekir is Arsenal’s top summer target

Fekir is Arsenal’s top summer target

Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir has emerged as Arsenal’s priority signing for the summer, according to theDaily Mail. 

Arsene Wenger is willing to pay £45 million for 24-year-old attacker, who has scored 16 goals and added five assists in Ligue 1 this season. 

Wenger hopes to complete a deal for Fekir before the World Cup starts, with the midfielder set to play a big role for France in Russia. 

Liverpool monitor Wanyama

Victor Wanyama, Tottenham

Liverpool are keeping an eye on the status of Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama, according to the Daily Mail. 

Wanyama has been used primarily as a substitute by Tottenham since returning from a long-term injury, and the Reds could be in need of central midfield reinforcements this summer should Emre Can depart. 

Arsenal join race for Werner

Timo Werner RB Leipzig

Arsenal have joined the race to sign RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, according to The Sun.

The 21-year-old has emerged as one of Europe’s top prospects, and the Gunners had scouts in attendance Thursday as Wermer scored two goals against Napoli in the Europa League. 

Werner is already a target for Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool.

Man Utd keeping tabs on Seri

Jean Michael Seri Nice

Manchester United have continued to monitor the progress of Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri ahead of a possible summer move, according to the Daily Mail.

The Red Devils sent scouts to Nice’s Europa League match against Lokomotiv Moscow on Thursday, and are hoping to land Seri in the summer ahead of interest from several of Europe’s biggest sides. 

The 26-year-old’s release clause is thought to be in the region of £33 million. 

Chelsea plotting Felipe Anderson move

Felipe Anderson, Lazio, Serie A, 22072017

Chelsea are planning a summer move for Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson, according to Il Messaggero via talkSPORT

The 24-year-old Brazilian has impressed in Serie A in recent seasons, and the Blues see him as a good candidate to fill their need for another creative midfielder. 

Madrid not interested in Pogba

Paul Pogba Manchester United

Despite reports that Real Madrid are monitoring Paul Pogba, the Manchester United star is not a target for the Blancos, according to Sky Sports.

The French midfielder has seen his form dip over recent weeks, leading to speculation that he could be eyeing a move away from Old Trafford in the summer. 

Willian dreams of Barca or Madrid move

Willian Chelsea Hull City

Chelsea star Willian has admitted that a move to Real Madrid or Barcelona is “everybody’s dream.”

The 29-year-old is under contract at Stamford Bridge until 2020, and also confessed that a move back to former club Corinthians also crosses his mind occasionally. 

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Liverpool agree personal terms with Alisson


Liverpool have reached an understanding over personal terms with Alisson’s agent, reports ESPN FC

The Roma goalkeeper has emerged as one of the top shot-stoppers in Europe, and the Brazilian’s agent will now attempt to come to terms with Roma on a deal worth around €70 million.

Vermaelen backs Luis Enrique for English job

Luis Enrique Deportivo Alaves Barcelona Copa del Rey 05272017

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen says the club’s former coach Luis Enrique would do well in the Premier League.

Luis Enrique has been linked with potential vacancies at Chelsea and Arsenal, and has been on sabbatical after leaving Barca at the end of last season.

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Everton to move for Ilicic

Josip Ilicic Atalanta

Everton have their sights set on a summer move for Atalanta midfielder Josip Ilicic, according to Calciomercato.

The 30-year-old attacking midfielder has caught the eye in his first campaign with Atalanta, but the Serie A side are reluctant to let the Slovenian move abroad after just one season. 

Move to China? Iniesta is still needed at Barca

Andrés Iniesta Barcelona La Liga 01282018

With rumours swirling over a possible move to China, Goal’s Ben Hayward says Barcelona still needs Andres Iniesta. 

Iniesta has been with the club since 1996 and has shown he still has an important role this season under Ernesto Valverde, playing more minutes than he did last year under Luis Enrique. 

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Bayern and Chelsea join Icardi race

Mauro Icardi Inter

Bayern Munich and Chelsea have joined the chase for in-demand Inter striker Mauro Icardi, reports

Inter have offered Icardi a new deal worth €7.5 million annually in an attempt to keep the Argentine, but the 24-year-old is holding out for €10m per year.