Transfer news and rumours of the day: 21st July, 2016
Welcome to our daily transfer rumours round-up. While most of the outlets are busy talking about Paul Pogba’s confirmed €120m transfer to Manchester United, there are a whole host of other deals nearing completion.
Axel Witsel seems to have agreed personal terms with Inter Milan while Arsenal have zeroed down on Mauro Icardi’s signing this summer.
Elsewhere, Chelsea are linked with a move for Benfica’s 22-year-old defender Victor Lindelof.
On that note, here are the transfer rumours doing the rounds on July 21st.
- Leonardo Bonucci is going nowhere this summer, according to reports from Sky Italia. The dominant defender has been linked with a move to Chelsea and Manchester City with Manchester United making a late inquiry for the Juventus man as well.
- AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca has fueled his exit talks once again after the Colombian striker posted his picture on Instagram with a caption saying “new goals, new dreams, new season”. He is strongly linked with a move to West Ham this summer.
- Napoli President has given a new twist to Gonzalo Higuain’s rumoured sale this summer after claiming that not many teams can afford his fee while he did not deny that the player is indeed sticking at Napoli before the start of next season.