Live Transfer Blog: Rumours and deals from EPL, La Liga and the rest of Europe

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJun 06, 2017 20:04 IST

All the Rumours and confirmed deals from the best and the worst of Europe.


20:04 (IST)6 JUN 2017

That's all we have in today's edition of the Live Transfer Blog, we will be back again tomorrow with the latest transfer news from all around the world. Until then, this is Nived Zenith signing off! Goodnight!

19:53 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Mino Raiola to BILD: "Yes, Mario Balotelli will play for Dortmund."

We're not quite sure if he meant what he said there, but a move is possible!
Reborn at Nice!

19:37 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Chelsea are reportedly closing in on signing Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso according to reports. The clubs are yet to agree on a fee for the 22-year-old but the deal is expected to go through and the Frenchman will cost Chelsea somewhere around €35M.
Tolisso could become a Chelsea player in a few days!

19:08 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Manchester United are willing to listen to offers for Adnan Januzaj according to reports. The Red Devils are reportedly looking for a fee around the region of £8-12M for the Belgian who does not feature in Jose Mourinho's first team plans for next season.  
Januzaj spent the last season on loan at Sunderland who were eventually relegated

18:53 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Romelu Lukaku admits that he will leave Everton and that an agreement has been reached with his new club. "I don't know. I really don't. My agent knows what's going to happen and I know as well. I am staying calm. We have an agreement with the club as well, so we just stay calm, but at least we have a direction where we want to go"

18:28 (IST)6 JUN 2017

ACF Fiorentia have appointed former Inter boss Stefano Pioli as their new head coach. The 51-year-old has represented Fiorentina as their captain in the past and also made 156 appearances for the club between 1989 and 1995. 

18:05 (IST)6 JUN 2017

AC Milan have reached an agreement with Wolfsburg for Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez according to Calciomercato. The Serie A giants are set to pay €15 million plus €3 million add-ons. An official announcement is expected in the next few hours.
Rodriguez looks likely to leave in the summer

17:42 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Chelsea have reportedly agreed personal terms with Everton striker Romelu Lukaku according to Tancredi Palmeri. The only thing remaining is negotiating a fee with Everton which is reportedly somewhere around £80M. Deal close to happening!
Lukaku is poised on a return to Stamford Bridge

17:22 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Christian Eriksen admits that he is open to a move to Barcelona. "Barcelona are a great club and I do not think there are many who say no to Barcelona," he said. "In the future I see myself at the highest level. That's what I dream about. It can be about two to three years. It may be in another club or it could be Tottenham if we have come all the way up." 
Eriksen has been a revelation at Tottenham in recent years!

16:56 (IST)6 JUN 2017

A twist in the tale as Southampton ask Premier League to investigate illegal approach from Liverpool for Van Dijk!

16:54 (IST)6 JUN 2017

16:38 (IST)6 JUN 2017

OFFICIAL: Peter Bosz confirmed as Borussia Dortmund coach!

16:37 (IST)6 JUN 2017

16:26 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Manchester United are reportedly prepared to go head to head with Paris-Saint Germain for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang according to reports. The striker is valued at around £70M and looks likely to move in the summer.
Aubameyang looks likely to leave!

16:06 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Borussia Dortmund are expected to announce Peter Bosz as their new head coach later today according to Sky sources. Bosz has been at Ajax for just a single season, and will replace Thomas Tuchel who left Dortmund last week after the German Cup final.
Peter Bosz looks set to take the reigns at Dortmund

15:52 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Kolasinac will sign for the Gunners on a free transfer after his contract with Schalke expires at the end of this month. The Bosnian will officially become an Arsenal player on July 1st by joining Arsenal's pre-season preparations. 

15:46 (IST)6 JUN 2017

15:45 (IST)6 JUN 2017

BREAKING: Arsenal have completed the signing of Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac!

15:42 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Manchester City are reportedly looking into Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand after Monaco slapped a £40m price tag on Benjamin Mendy. According to Sky sources, the England duo of Kyle Walker and Bertrand could become City players in less than a fortnight after it was identified that Pep expressed a keen interest in the duo. The deal would see the full back earn more than double the £55,000 a week he’s presently on at Southampton
Ryan Bertrand is reportedly close to leaving St Mary's.

15:24 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Fabio Coentrao is reportedly close to moving on loan to Sporting Lisbon this summer according to O Jogo. Real Madrid are willing to pay 90% of the player's wages, so the Portuguese club only need to pay €350,000 for the season. 

15:08 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Radja Naingollan speaks about recent reports suggesting interest from Manchester United. When asked about the rumor, he smiled: "It can be true. It can be not true. We'll see. I am going on vacation and then we will talk about it," he said. "My thoughts are to go on vacation and relax myself, I am not thinking about my future now." 
Naingollan turned down a chance to sign for Chelsea last summer.

14:51 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Alexandre Lacazette has put premier league clubs on alert by saying that he is interested in a move to England. "Is the Champions League a dealbreaker for my choice? No, but it is important," he said. "In making my choice, I will look at my position [in my next club], if there are not too many players, so I won't be benched and I will be able to play. The Premier League is interesting. That does not mean I will go, and that does not mean I will refuse to go." 
Manchester United and Liverpool are reportedly interested in the player.

14:37 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Everton have found their potential replacement for Romelu Lukaku. The Toffees reportedly want Leicester's Jamie Vardy after Lukaku refused to renew his contract. The Merseysiders are looking to sell the Belgian for £70 million. Manchester United and Chelsea are some of the clubs in line for the 24-year-old.

14:27 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Serie A champions Juventus are considering Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij to replace Leonardo Bonucci as Chelsea manager Antonio Conte seeks to reunite with the player at Stamford Bridge. According to The Sun, Juventus have agreed on a £48 million deal for the 30-year-old and are all set to offer him a £115,000-a-week contract.
Should Bonucci accept the deal, de Vrij would be the one the Bianconeri look forward to.
The Champions League defeat could unsettle the Italian defender

14:07 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has urged the club board members to buy Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez. Spanish media outlet Don Balon have claimed that Messi has assisted the club management in choosing the Premier League stars as their potential targets. Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Marco Verratti is also an option for the Catalans.

13:47 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is getting prepared to let David de Gea go. The 26-year-old shot-stopper has been heavily linked with Real Madrid for almost two years. United are looking to replace the Spaniard with Joe Hart, Samir Handanovic or Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Real have been told that only a bid of around £80 million will be accepted by the Red Devils.
David de Gea is still being monitored by Los Blancos

13:28 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Benfica defender Victor Lindelof's move to Manchester United is still on the cards, says United boss Jose Mourinho. The Red Devils were looking to land the 22-year-old Swedish for £35 million in January and are reportedly still in pursuit for the player.
Old Trafford could be the next home for Victor Lindelof

13:08 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Manchester United are in talks with Real Madrid for their long-time target James Rodriguez. The Champions League winners are demanding £61 million for the 25-year-old, according to Daily Star.
Real have also been offered €80 million by Inter Milan for Rodriguez, which the player has reportedly declined.
Zinedine Zidane left Rodriguez out of the squad for the final against Juventus, making the Columbian's departure a lot more clear.
James Rodriguez has said his goodbye to Santiago Bernabeu

12:52 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Everton star striker Romelu Lukaku, in an interview with Sky Sports, said that he knows where he's going to play next season. The 24-year-old Belgian international has been on the shopping list of Manchester United and Chelsea for a long time now with Bayern Munich latest to join the race.
Romelu Lukaku is looking to play in the Champions League next year

12:40 (IST)6 JUN 2017

Manchester United and Chelsea are alarmed as £65 million duo Douglas Costa and Renato Sanches are "allowed to leave" Bayern Munich, as reported by The Sun. Carlo Ancelotti wants to clear up space for new signings and feels the departure of the pair is the way to do it.
Douglas Costa and Renato Sanches with Rafinha (far right)

12:22 (IST)6 JUN 2017

According to Mirror, Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has chosen to play for Liverpool next season despite strong talks linking him to Manchester City and Chelsea. The Reds are preparing to battle Pep Guardiola's side for the Holland international and offer the player a £200,000-a-week contract.

Another Saints player joining Liverpool, what else is new?!
Virgil van Dijk is the most talked about defender in England


12:11 (IST)6 JUN 2017

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