Transfer news and rumours of the day: 12th June 2017
Bayern Munich close in on Tolisso
Kicker reports that Bayern Munich are close to agreeing a fee with Lyon for the transfer of Corentin Tolisso. The reigning German champions are willing to pay slightly under the €40 million asking price up front and Lyon are reportedly happy with the initial €35 million along with €15 million in bonus and add-ons should the player perform well. This has put Bayern in pole position to the player ahead of European rivals Juventus, Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City and AC Milan.
Monchengladbach want Chelsea youngster Traore
Bild reports that Borussia Monchengladbach are interested in signing Chelsea youngster Bertrand Traore. The youngster was on loan at Ajax Amsterdam last season and led the club to the Europa League final where they fell to Manchester United. The youngster could either switch to the German club on loan or a permanent deal worth €15 million. At the moment it is unclear whether Chelsea are willing to lose the youngster permanently or prefer sending him to Monchengladbach on loan.