Transfer news and rumours of the day - 24th June 2017

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 21:  Gerard Deulofeu of AC Milan celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Bologna FC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 21, 2017 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
Gerard Deulofeu is not a wanted man
Sumedh Pande

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Today's stories feature the latest update on some of the major happenings in world football which may change the complexion of a few clubs. So let's head right in and take a look at the major happenings across Europe that made headlines on June 24, 2017:

Serie A

AS Roma want Gerard Deulofeu

Liverpool Echo has claimed that Everton want to offload winger Gerard Deulofeu this summer. Ronald Koeman is not a huge fan of the Spaniard and has put him up for sale. AS Roma have entered the race with the player's agent stating that an Italian club is a real option for his client. Earlier in the month, FC Barcelona had declined the chance to sign Deulofeu on a buyback clause worth £10.5 million.

Juventus expecting a £100 million raid from Chelsea

The Italian media has ignited rumours of the Blues toying with the idea of spending a record amount for two of Juventus' first team stars. Alex Sandro and Leonardo Bonucci are high on Chelsea's list of targets with Antonio Conte keen on reuniting with his former players. The Bianconeri are eager to keep the duo in Turin but might be powerless if Chelsea cough up the right amount.

AC Milan preparing a blockbuster deal for Wayne Rooney

Sportskeeda understands that AC Milan are in search of top names this summer to reinstate their place at the summit of the Serie A. Their search has led them to wantaway Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney. The Englishman has fallen out of favour at Old Trafford and is looking for a way out of Manchester. The Rossoneri are preparing a mega contract for Rooney which will see England's top scorer earn £270,000 per week.


MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 15: Yannick Carrasco of Atletico de Madrid reacts during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and CA Osasuna at Vicente Calderon Stadium on April 15, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Yannick Carrasco is Bayern Munich’s plan B

Bayern Munich have calmed interest in Alexis Sanchez

With reports emerging from the Emirates that Alexis Sanchez is ready to stay for one more year with the Gunners, Bayern Munich have decided to look for alternatives. L'equipe claims that the Bavarians have now shifted their focus towards Atletico Madrid's Yannick Carrasco and are ready to pay €50 million for the Belgian winger. But with the Spanish club hit with a transfer ban at the moment, it is unlikely that they will sell one of their star players.

Borussia Dortmund's Raphael Guerreiro targeted by French giants

Le Parisien has reported that Paris Saint-Germain have zeroed in on Dortmund's left back Raphael Guerreiro to replace Maxwell. The Brazilian is retiring this summer with the French club needing a stellar fullback in his place.

Guerreiro has been top notch for the German club since his arrival and has caught the eye of the Paris club’s officials. A £30 million bid is expected to be submitted by the Parisians to lure him away from Westfalenstadion.

Premier League

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20:  Maximilian Meyer of Germany celebrates scoring during the Men's Football Final between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana Stadium on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Max Meyer might be on his way to the Premier League

Tiemoue Bakayako set to undergo Chelsea medical next week

The Blues are set to announce their first signing of the summer in the form of AS Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayako. The midfielder has agreed personal terms with Chelsea and both the clubs have agreed a £35.4 million fee. Bakayoko is ready to sign a five-year contract with the Premier League champions and this move could signal the end of Nemanja Matic's stint with Chelsea.

Arsenal ready to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

In order to reduce the club's wage bill, Arsenal have decided to offload as many as eight first-team players this summer. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is one of them and Independent reports that the Gunners are ready to part ways with the winger. Jurgen Klopp is said to be a big fan of the former Southampton man and is keen on using him as Liverpool's main option from the bench. The Englishman could go for £23 million seeing as he has just one year remaining on his current deal.

Tottenham Hotspur close to signing German starlet

Schalke midfielder Max Meyer has agreed in principle to join Spurs this summer. The Sun reports that a £17.1 million bid will be enough for the Lilywhites to prise the youngster away from Germany. Pochettino was close to signing him last summer but Schalke were not keen on selling their prized asset.

La Liga

LENS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 15:  Ousmane Dembele of France in action during the International Friendly match between France and Ivory Coast held at Stade Felix Bollaert Deleis on November 15, 2016 in Lens, France.  (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Barcelona are looking to do everything in their power to sign Dembele

FC Barcelona ready to use another trick to sign Ousmane Dembele

Metro claims that the Catalans are ready to do anything in order to get Ousmane Dembele to wear the famous Blaugrana shirt. But Borussia Dortmund are keen on keeping the youngster who has spent just one season with them since his move from Rennes. Barcelona, therefore, have come up with the suggestion that Dembele stays with his current club for another year before moving to Spain in a world record deal next summer.

Real Madrid to send budding talent on loan next season

AS claims that the Los Blancos have decided to send talented midfielder, Marcos Llorente away on a season-long loan. Real Betis are leading the race along with Villarreal who are also monitoring the situation.

Rest of the world

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 21:  Sergio Aguero of Manchester City in action during the Premier League match between Watford and Manchester City at Vicarage Road on May 21, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
PSG are ready to break the bank for Aguero

Paris Saint-Germain preparing £60 million bid for Sergio Aguero

The Times has reported that PSG are ready to break the bank for Manchester City's Sergio Aguero this summer. Unai Emery wants a star striker to compliment Edinson Cavani and has decided that Aguero is the best man for the job. Aguero has lost some of his importance in this City team after the arrival of Pep Guardiola and Gabriel Jesus and PSG are looking to exploit exactly this scenario.

Zenit looking to tempt two Roma players away from Serie A

Football Italia understands that Zenit St. Petersburg are preparing a huge £70 million deal for the Roma duo, Kostas Manolas and Leandro Paredes. The Russian club are ready to splash the clash on the two with Manolas being a long-term target for them. £40 million will be spent on the centre back whereas the remaining £30 million will be used for the creative midfielder Paredes.

Edited by Staff Editor


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