Welcome to our daily transfer rumours round-up section. Reportedly Arsenal have offered a former star to return to the club, whilst Liverpool have agreed to let go of a long-serving player.
Manchester United are in negotiations with a Premier League side for a winger, and Juventus are interested in signing a certain French midfielder.
Here are the transfer rumours doing the rounds on 2nd August:
- Napoli are on the verge of signing Polish midfielder Piotr Zielinski, reports Corriere dello Sport. Napoli already had an agreement with Udinese, and it seems they’ve also convinced the player now.
- Thomas Vermaelen is expected to leave Barcelona this summer. AS Roma are interested in the services of the Belgian international, reports Gianluca di Marzio. The Serie A side want Vermaelen on loan with an option to buy while Barcelona want €15m for him.
- According to Tuttosport, Juventus are interested in signing Blaise Matuidi to replace Paul Pogba. Matuidi could be leaving Paris-Saint Germain this summer, after the arrival of Grzegorz Krychowiak.