Transfer News

Transfer News: Al-Ittihad are preparing a 118 million-pound bid for Mohamed Salah, despite Liverpool insisting their 31-year-old Egypt forward is not for sale.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp would be furious if the Reds were tempted to accept Saudi side Al-Ittihad’s offer for Salah before the transfer deadline on Friday.

Spurs are in talks with Barcelona over a season-long loan deal for 20-year-old Spain forward Ansu Fati.

Brighton have also made an approach for Fati, with Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund among the other interested clubs.

Spurs are also considering a move for Crystal Palace’s England forward Eberechi Eze, 25, after a move for Nottingham Forest’s Wales forward Brennan Johnson stalled.

Manchester United want to sign a midfielder before the transfer deadline, with Fiorentina’s Morocco international Sofyan Amrabat their prime target.

Fiorentina have rejected United’s 1.7 million-pound loan offer for Amrabat but will consider a deal with an obligation to buy.

Manchester United have also contacted Tottenham over a deal for 28-year-old Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

Bayern Munich have held talks with Chelsea in a bid to sign their 24-year-old English defender, Trevoh Chalobah.

Luton Town are set to sign Manchester United’s 21-year-old English defender, Teden Mengi.

Nottingham Forest are closing in on a deal to take 22-year-old English winger Callum Hudson-Odoi from Chelsea.

Sheffield United are leading the race to sign Manchester City’s England Under-21 midfielder James McAtee for a second loan spell at the club after spending last season at Bramall Lane.

Al-Ittihad have sounded out Liverpool’s 24-year-old French defender Ibrahima Konate over a possible move.

Bayern Munich are set to launch a bid to sign Fulham’s 28-year-old Portugal international Joao Palhinha.

Arsenal agreed to a 17.5% sell-on clause in the 35 million-pound deal that took 22-year-old United States forward Folarin Balogun to Monaco.