Transfer News: Bayern Munich are increasingly confident of signing England striker Harry Kane from Tottenham Hotspur and are not concerned by reported interest from Paris St-Germain in the 29-year-old.
Bayern chief executive Jan-Christian Dreesen and technical director Marco Neppe have stayed behind, instead of joining the squad in Japan, to arrange the 100m pounds deal for Kane.
PSG are anticipating player-plus-cash offers for Kylian Mbappe from European clubs after a world-record 259m pounds bid from Al-Hilal, with Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham, Inter Milan and Barcelona interested in the 24-year-old France forward.
Brentford’s Spain goalkeeper David Raya is being lined up by Bayern Munch, opening the door for Switzerland number one Yann Sommer to join Inter Milan.
Urawa Red Diamonds and Japan goalkeeper Zion Suzuki has turned down a move to Manchester United.
Chelsea are close to agreeing terms with Ajax for Ghana midfielder Mohammed Kudus, with the 22-year-old also attracting the interest of Arsenal.
Manchester City have told Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva they do not intend to sell him this summer despite the 28-year-old being keen to move on.
West Ham have held initial talks with Manchester United about signing England defender Harry Maguire and Scotland midfielder Scott McTominay.
But West Ham have been put off by Manchester United’s 40m pounds valuation of McTominay.
The Hammers have had a bid for Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher rejected but are confident they can beat Tottenham to the England international’s signature.
Crystal Palace are interested in Leeds’ Dutch midfielder Crysencio Summerville and FC Augsburg’s Swiss midfielder Ruben Vargas.
Southampton have rejected a bid thought to be worth about 35m pounds plus add-ons from Liverpool for 19-year-old Belgium midfielder Romeo Lavia, with the south coast club wanting 50m pounds.
Liverpool’s Brazil midfielder Fabinho’s move to Saudi Arabian side Al-Ittihad is at risk and the 29-year-old is set to resume pre-season preparations with the Reds.
Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich looks set to stay at Bayern Munich after the 28-year-old said he was very sure he would be playing for the Bundesliga club next season.
Leeds United want to add English keeper Karl Darlow to their ranks and are making progress in their attempts to bring in the 32-year-old from Newcastle United.
Arsenal are close to signing Gremio’s 23-year-old Brazilian midfielder Bitello, who had been linked with a Serie A move.
Mali striker El Bilal Toure has decided to join Atalanta from Almeria rather than Everton.
Everton are in talks to bring in Italy forward Wilfried Gnonto from Leeds United.