Summer European Transfer Window Report - July 1st

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Arsenal's €40,000,000 Thomas Lemar bid turned down. Wenger is ready to up the bid: Arsenal’s 40 million euros bid for Monaco midfielder Lemar has reportedly been turned down by the French champions. Arsene Wenger is said to be very keen on the player and is planning on making an improved bid in the coming days.

Arsenal’s first bid for the French striker, Alexandre Lacazette, has been turned down by Lyon. Arsenal are still confident of securing their target and are still in talks with Lyon to sign the striker.

Everton is in advanced talks to sign Burnley centre-back, Michael Keane: The in-demand England defender is rumored to be close to joining the Toffees. He is rumored to cost 25 million pounds with 6 million in add-ons. Keane’s youth team, Manchester United, are able to get 25% of the fee.

Barcelona contacted Inter's Kondogbia despite Verratti and Paulinho talks: FC Barcelona have marked Geoffrey Kondogbia as a potential transfer if their attempt to sign PSG’s Marco Verratti is unsuccessful. The 24 year old has also had spells at Lens, Sevilla and Monaco. Barcelona has also been linked to the Brazilian midfielder, Paulinho. The former Tottenham player currently plays for Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande.

Inter Milan has made an approach for the PSG and Argentina winger, Angel Di Maria. They are attempting to lure him away from the capital club and are offering him a salary of 7 million euros per season. The winger was in fine form for his club last season, scoring 15 goals and delivering 8 assists in all competitions.

The Tottenham Hotspurs are rumored to be interested in the Milan winger, Suso. The 23 year old Spaniard had a hand in 16 league goals in the just concluded season, scoring 7 times and giving 9 assists.

The Gabon and Borussia Dortmund striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, is the subject of a 71 million pound bid from the Chinese Super League Club Tianjin Quanjian. He is expected to earn 500,000 pounds per week. The 2015 African footballer of the year was in fine form last season with 40 goals and 5 assists in 46 appearances.

Juventus are in talks with the Spanish and European champions, Real Madrid, for the defender, Danilo. They are ready to make a €15 million offer for the Brazillian. However, Real Madrid, are demanding €20 million for the player they signed from Porto for €32 million in 2015. The defender has had a rough time at the capital club having made 41 league appearances in 2 seasons with Dani Carvajal preferred by the coach, Zinedine Zidane.

The Manchester United target, Ivan Perisic, is set to renew his contract with Inter Milan. The Croatian, whose value was set at 44 million pounds is now set to stay at the Italian club. The 28 year old winger no longer has to leave the club as they have been able to raise money through the sale of other players. Perisic contributed 11 goals and 8 assists in 36 league appearances for Inter, last season.

Milan has offered Leverkusen 20 million euros for the midfielder, Hakan Calhanoglu: The 23 year old Turkish International who has just completed a ban for breach of contract has been offered a wage of 3 million euros per year. He was signed from Hamburg for 14.5 million euros in 2014 and has scored 17 goals in 79 league appearances for Leverkusen.

Dani Alves has officially been released by Juventus. The Brazilian right back is now expected to join his former coach, Pep Guardiola, at Manchester City. He will cost 5 million pounds.

Confirmed Deals

The England striker, Jermaine Defoe, has joined AFC Bournemouth from Sunderland, after activating his relegation clause. He has previously played for Bournemouth during the 2000-2001 season on loan from West Ham. He scored 18 goals in 29 appearances during his first spell. The 34 has signed a 3 year contract and will earn 65000 pounds per week.

Bafetimbi Gomis has joined Galatasaray from Swansea, signing a 3 year contract with the Turkish giants. The 31 year old Frenchman was on loan at Marseille last season where he scored 21 goals in 33 appearances. He is expected to earn 3.4 million euros per year with a 2.5 million euro signing bonus.

The Real Madrid defender, Diego Llorente, has joined Real Sociedad on a 5 year deal. The 23 year old former Madrid youth team player has previously had loan spells at Rayo Vallecano and Malaga. He made just 2 appearance for the Real Madrid senior side.

Everton has signed the Eupen youngster, Henry Onyekuru. The 20 year old who played for Arsenal and West Ham target was signed by Everton for 7 million pounds. He has immediately been loaned out to the Belgian Champions, Anderlecht, for next season. Onyekuru scored 24 goals in 41 appearances for Belgium’s Eupen last season.

Bertrand Traoré has joined the French club, Olympic Lyon, from Chelsea FC on a 5 year contract. The 21 year attacking mid-fielder spent last season on loan with the Dutch giants, Ajax, scoring 13 goals in 39 appearances and helping his team to the final of the Europa League with 4 goals and 4 assists in 13 appearances.

The Manchester United youngster, Josh Harrop has joined Preston on a free transfer. The 21 year old midfielder who scored on his debut senior appearance against Crystal Palace has signed a 4 year contract with Preston North End.

The mid-fielder, Enzo Zidane, from Real Madrid has joined a La Liga club, Deportivo Alaves. The 22 year old Real Madrid youth product signed a 3 year contract after making just 1 senior appearance.

Nathan Ake has joined AFC Bournemouth permanently, for a club record, 20 million fee. The Chelsea player, who was initially on loan at Bournemouth, was called back in January by Chelsea coach Antonio Conte. He made 10 league appearances and scored 3 goals for Bournemouth during his loan spell

The Argentine mid-fielder, Ever Banega, has moved back to Sevilla after spending a single season at Inter Milan. He has been re-signed for a fee of 9 million pounds after being let go for free last season by then coach, Jorge Sampaoli. He scored 6 goals and provided 6 assists in 20 Serie A appearances last season.

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Transfer rumors are very interesting to wait for. European league clubs are inserting the right players for their tactics. I am somewhat surprised to hear abumeyang will move to the Chinese league, if that happens is very unfortunate.


I dont think that will happen, but he will definitely leave dortmund this year


Really unfortunate. But I doubt the china link tho


With the new rules from the Chinese Federation it will be difficult for the clubs to sign foreign players. The clubs must pay the same amound of the transfer fee in a fund for youth development projects. And there is also a limit on players who don't have the Chinese nationality.

This is what i call an all inclusive news. Nice one

Nathan Ake don't half look like Ruud Gullit in his younger day

I am really waiting for Arsenal to sign someone big that can help them get back to the Champions League. Now is the time, last season should be a wake up call that 6-7 other teams will be strong and compete for those Champions League Places.


Wenger sure knows how to frustrate fans. It's really sad.


Wenger doesn't like to spend big. And with Alexis likely to leave, I think it will be the same as last season.

Sevilla signing back Banega is comedy!


Pure comedy. Inter Milan honestly dont know what they want

Wenger should put in a bid for Fabregas... he seemed to have a falling out with Conte at the end of the season.