Live Transfer Blog: Rumours and deals from EPL, La Liga and the rest of Europe - 8th June

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJun 08, 2017 20:00 IST

All the football transfer news and rumours - LIVE!


20:00 (IST)8 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 the next time we meet, this is Nived Zenith signing off! Goodnight!

19:52 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Jan Oblak is reportedly a target for Arsenal after it was made clear that they would be losing out on David Ospina to Fenerbache. Atleti's transfer ban is the only thing standing in between the player leaving the club but apparently both parties are keen to squeeze through a deal for the sho
Oblak has been linked with a move to Arsenal!

19:39 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Michy Batshuayi has reportedly insisted that he wouldn't want to spend another season on the bench for Chelsea. "Everyone knows that I have to play more, that I have to score goals. There's a World Cup coming up next year. I want to be ready for the World Cup," he said. "I'm going to listen to what they (Chelsea) are saying and afterwards I'll discuss it with my agent and the club."

19:26 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph will be available for £12m this summer, as Newcastle United look to reignite their interest in the England international. 

18:55 (IST)8 JUN 2017

According to reports in Spain, Barcelona are set to break their transfer record for PSG midfielder Marco Veratti who is being touted as Andres Iniesta's replacement at the Nou Camp. The player has been linked with a move to the Spanish giants for quite some time now and the deal looks likely to happen in the summer as Ernesto Valverde plans to recapture the La Liga title!
Veratti on the move?

18:08 (IST)8 JUN 2017

West Ham United are interested in signing Werder Bremen striker Max Kruse. The German scored 15 times last season but he has been told that he can leave the club if any other team is willing to offer €12m (£10.4m)

17:47 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Manchester City are reportedly set to revive their interest in Virgil Van Dijk after Liverpool cooled down their interest in the defender. However, they will only consider a deal if Southampton 'hugely reduce' their fee expectations, according to Sky sources.
Van Dijk will have a lot of suitors in the league!

17:22 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Despite being linked with clubs such as Manchester United, Chelsea and AC Milan, Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has denied a move away from the Spanish capital. In an interview, Morata said, "I want to fight for my place here[in Madrid squad]. I would be crazy to leave Real Madrid."

17:14 (IST)8 JUN 2017

17:14 (IST)8 JUN 2017

OFFICIAL: 20-year-old left-back Brandon Haunstrup has penned a new one-year deal with Portsmouth, with an option of further 12 months.

17:11 (IST)8 JUN 2017

AFC Bournemouth are about to sign Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe. The England international, 34, has had a medical with the Cherries and is expected to return to the club after 17 years.
Bradley Lowery will keep in touch with Defoe even after his move

16:55 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Arsenal and Tottenham target Leon Goretzka won't be leaving Schalke, according to club's general manager Christian Heidel. In an interview with Sport Bild, Heidel said, "Leon will not be able to change clubs this summer. He will remain at Schalke beyond this summer. We have sporting goals, that is why selling him prematurely does not make any sense to us."

16:44 (IST)8 JUN 2017

DONE DEAL: Italian club Atalanta have completed the signing of Swiss midfielder Nicolas Haas from FC Luzern. The player arrived at the club as a free agent.

16:41 (IST)8 JUN 2017

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16:27 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Sevilla have found their replacement for manager Jorge Sampaoli. Eduardo Berizzo, who managed Celta Vigo last season, will be the manager of the Spanish side. 

16:20 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Bayer Leverkusen free-kick specialist Hakan Calhanoglu is on the radar of Arsenal and Chelsea with Lazio being the latest club to show interest in the player. According to Turkish newspaper Aksam, Lazio are preparing to bid for the 23-year-old and will start negotiations with Bayer once the transfer of Lucas Biglia to AC Milan is completed.
Calhanoglu has a release clause of £32.5 million.
Calhanoglu could be curling in free-kicks in Serie A next season

16:05 (IST)8 JUN 2017

AC Milan have targetted Chelsea striker Diego Costa. After admitting that he won't be playing for the Blues next season, Milan have boosted their pursuit for the Spaniard.
The Rossoneri also have Torino talisman Andrea Belotti on their wishlist. Torino rejected Milan's initial bid of £39 million saying that they intend to sell the player outside Italy.

15:55 (IST)8 JUN 2017

BREAKING: Bundesliga side SV Werder Bremen have announced that Serge Gnabry will be leaving the club. Sport Bild claim that Hoffenheim is the next destination for the 21-year-old German.

15:53 (IST)8 JUN 2017

15:48 (IST)8 JUN 2017

After Southampton defender, Virgil van Dijk's move to Liverpool went out of the window, the Merseysiders are now eyeing Lazio centre-half Stefan de Vrij. Manchester United and Chelsea are also potential destinations, according to Daily Star.
Klopp has shifted his attention towards de Vrij

15:32 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Antonio Conte looks very eager to reunite with Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci. The Sun report that Chelsea are offering £48 million plus midfielder Nemanja Matic for the 30-year-old Italian.
Bonucci could win the Champions League with Conte and Chelsea

15:16 (IST)8 JUN 2017

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Manchester City have completed the signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica. The Citizen's have paid €40 million for him - a world record fee for a goalkeeper!

The Premier League club confirmed the transfer on Thursday, one week after the Portuguese champions announced they had reached an agreement to sell the 23-year-old to City.

15:06 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Mirror claim that Arsenal second string goalkeeper David Ospina is about to complete a move to Turkish giants Fenerbahce. The 28-year-old Columbian is ready to complete a £3 million move and is expected to appear at the club for the medical next week.
Ospina to Fenerbahce is almost a done deal

14:37 (IST)8 JUN 2017

OFFICIAL: Manchester City have confirmed the £37.4 million signing of Benfica goalkeeper Ederson. The player will join the club on July 1.

14:31 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea won't be moving to Real Madrid next season. Marca have confirmed that Zinedine Zidane has kept his faith in Keylor Navas and Kiko Casilla, and will not be splashing £75 million for the Spanish shot-stopper.
However, Real are monitoring the situation of AC Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma and will stay patient in his case. 
De Gea not the next Galactico

14:14 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Diario Gol, a Spanish outlet, have reported that Liverpool have made a £43 million offer for Real Madrid starlet Marco Asensio. The 21-year-old's performance this season has impressed Jurgen Klopp and wants him to play at Anfield next season.
Asensio scored in the Champions League final against Juventus

13:57 (IST)8 JUN 2017

13:55 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Tottenham Hotspur are looking to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Matthias Ginter. The 23-year-old, who was a target for Mauricio Pochettino last summer, has regained his interest and is valued around £15 million.
Hoffenheim are also targeting the German centre-half.
Ginter could be playing for Spurs next season

13:36 (IST)8 JUN 2017

According to Mirror, Manchester United have made 'remarkable' progress in the transfer of Monaco's Fabinho. The 23-year-old would cost the Europa League winners as much as £50 million.
Another Monaco player could be on his way out of the club

13:24 (IST)8 JUN 2017

The Sun report that Barcelona are lining up a bid for Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin. Spanish news outlet Sport also claim that the Catalans will be aiming for the former Barca youth player after both the parties agreed on "personal terms".
Barcelona will reportedly make a £20 million first bid.
Ernesto Valverde has made Bellerin his primary target

12:54 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Manchester United are vehement in the pursuit of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata. Sky Sports Italia claim that after getting a £52 million bid rejected by the Los Blancos, the Red Devils are ready to launch a £78 million offer for the 24-year-old Spaniard.
Another Real Madrid star James Rodriguez is also heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford.
"Maybe him[James] and I will be team-mates next season", says Morata

12:43 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Juventus right-back Dani Alves has warned the club to hand him a new deal or else he'll consider other options. The ex-Barcelona man has another year on his contract, but Brazilian outlet UOL Esporte claim that he demands an additional year. Antonio Conte's Chelsea have reportedly made the Brazilian their primary target, as he fits perfectly in the Blues' 3-4-3 system.
Alves wants his future figured out

12:23 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Liverpool have cooled down their interest in Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk after the Saints accused Liverpool of illegal approach to sign the Dutch international. The Merseysiders have released a public statement apologizing to Southampton "over any misunderstanding".
Not this time, Liverpool. Not this time.

12:12 (IST)8 JUN 2017

Kicking things off, BBC Sport report that Chelsea striker Diego Costa will be leaving the club this summer. Costa, 28, in an interview, said that "Antonio Conte has told me by message that I do not follow at Chelsea and that's it. Conte said he did not count on me for next season."
Chelsea have also reported that they will let go of in-demand striker Michy Batshuayi once they have signed a replacement for Costa.
Diego Costa no longer a Chelsea player

12:05 (IST)8 JUN 2017

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