Transfer news and rumours of the day: 23rd July, 2016
Welcome to our daily transfer rumours round-up. Tonight’s big story comes from Serie A where Juventus are subject to making a huge €100m bid for Gonzalo Higuain.
Elsewhere, Barcelona are closing in on a €22m deal for signing an Atletico Madrid attacker while Arsenal are linked with a surprise 50m bid for the reigning PFA Player of the Year.
On that note, here are the transfer news and rumours doing the rounds on July 23rd.
- Juventus are close to agreeing a stunning €100m deal for signing Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain. According to reports from Football Italia, the Serie A Champions are certain of losing Paul Pogba this summer and have decided to use the cash that will be generated to sign the Argentine striker. Elsewhere, Napoli have lined up Carlos Bacca as a possible replacement for Higuain.
- Napoli are close to extending Kalidou Koulibaly’s contract despite interest from Chelsea and Everton. According to Sky Sports Italia, the defender is keen to negotiate a new contract and is ready to snub a move to Premier League this summer.
- Inter Milan are ready to match Lazio’s €25m asking price for Antonio Candreva. The winger is keen on a move this summer with Chelsea and Napoli also interested in his services.