Welcome to our daily transfer rumours round-up section. As always we’ve been digging the newspapers and websites for the latest transfer rumours. Manchester United could complete a record transfer this week, while Manchester City are on the verge of signing a German star.
Liverpool are interested in a certain AC Milan star, while Real Madrid have opened negotiations for a Championship midfielder.
Here are the transfer rumours doing the rounds on 1st August:
Lazio are interested in Florian Thauvin, and have agreed a loan fee of €2.5m, with the option to buy the player for €11.5m, with Newcastle, reports Il Tempo. The player, however, is keen on returning to Marseille.
Juventus are looking to sign a midfielder to replace Paul Pogba, who is expected to sign for Manchester United. The Italian giants are interested in Nemanja Matic, but Conte wants to keep the Serbian star, claims Gazzetta dello Sport.
Sunderland and Newcastle are interested in the services of Hellas Verona defender Filip Helander, reports Gazza Mercato. The 23-year-old is valued at around €4m, and the upcoming hours could be crucial.