Transfer News: Manchester City are exploring a deal to sign 24-year-old Portugal midfielder Matheus Nunes from Wolves.
Wolves are unlikely to let Nunes leave Molineux so close to the end of the transfer window unless Manchester City make a vastly inflated bid for the player.
City have also turned their attention to Crystal Palace and England attacking midfielder Eberechi Eze after stepping back their interest in West Ham’s 25-year-old Brazil midfielder Lucas Paqueta.
Tottenham are preparing an offer for Nottingham Forest’s 50m pounds-rated Wales winger Brennan Johnson which could include players as part of a swap deal for the 22-year-old.
Fluminense will not sell 22-year-old Brazil midfielder Andre in 2023 despite interest from Liverpool, Fulham and Sporting Lisbon.
Arsenal and Ivory Coast forward Nicolas Pepe, 28, looks set to move to Saudi Arabia after turning down the chance to join Besiktas.
Chelsea will urge Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 30, to accept an offer from Saudi Arabia if a deal cannot be struck with a European club.
Juventus are willing to pay Chelsea 35m pounds for Lukaku but the Italians need to bank 50m pounds from the sale of Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic, 23, before they can proceed.
Fiorentina’s Morocco midfielder Sofyan Amrabat is training alone, boosting Manchester United’s hopes of signing the 27-year-old, but the Red Devils must sell players first to raise funds for the transfer.
Fulham are interested in signing Juventus’ 23-year-old Italy striker Moise Kean.
Lazio have withdrawn their interest in signing Tottenham’s 36-year-old France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
West Ham remain in talks with Ajax over a deal for 23-year-old Ghana midfielder Mohammed Kudus after having two bids rejeceted.
West Ham have also opened talks with Sevilla over a possible deal for Morocco striker Youssef En-Nesyri.
Bayern Munich are eyeing Fulham’s 27-year-old Netherlands defender Kenny Tete as a replacement for Inter Milan-bound France right-back Benjamin Pavard.
Bayern and Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund are also keen on Southampton’s 21-year-old Germany defender Armel Bella-Kotchap.
Brentford have submitted an improved bid for Fiorentina’s winger Nico Gonzalez but neither the Serie A club nor the 21-year-old Spaniard are interested in negotiating a transfer.
Sheffield United are closing on an 18.5m pounds move for 21-year-old Aston Villa striker Cameron Archer.
Tottenham have rebuffed Barcelona’s attempts to take Argentina attacking midfielder Giovani Lo Celso on loan.
Super agent Jorge Mendes will arrive in Barcelona imminently to finalise 29-year-old Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo’s move from Manchester City to the Nou Camp.
Burnley and Granada are both keen on a deal to sign Manchester United’s 20-year-old Spanish defender Alvaro Fernandez.
Everton remained locked in talks with Southampton over a deal for Scotland striker Che Adams, 27, but will not pursue a move for Troyes’ 27-year-old Guinea-Bissau forward Mama Balde.