Live Football Transfer News and Rumours: EPL, La Liga and Rest of Europe - 28th August

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 28, 2017 21:03 IST

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21:03 (IST)28 AUG 2017

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21:02 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Swansea want Sanches...

Wales Online are reporting that Swansea have made a move to sign Renato Sanches from Bayern Munich. The Portugal international has been linked with the likes of Liverpool, Monaco and AC Milan, but Swansea also apparently in "genuine contention" for a loan move. Swansea manager Paul Clement, who worked as an assistant at Bayern, is said to be "key to any hopes of sealing a deal".

21:00 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Leicester make £23m Evans bid

Leicester City have made a £23 million offer for Jonny Evans as they try to beat Manchester City to the signing of the West Brom defender, reports the BBC. West Brom have already turned down a £10m offer from Leicester for Evans this summer, but the 2015/16 Premier League champions have gone back in with an improved bid. 

20:35 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Draxler not interested in Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Julian Draxler, but the Paris Saint-Germain attacker is not keen to join Peter Bosz’s side, claims  Le Parisien. 

Draxler will reportedly be allowed to leave PSG before the transfer window closes and Dortmund had lined up the Germany international as a replacement for the Barcelona-bound Ousmane Dembele.

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19:26 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Keita to join Liverpool

Liverpool have agreed a club record deal with RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita. It is suggested the deal will see the 22-year-old move to Anfield next summer. The fee? A premium on top of the midfielder's £48m release clause.

19:25 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Loan Deal

Fiorentina have announced the loan signing of Empoli defender Vincent Laurini. The 28-year old Frenchman, who had been linked with a switch to Sampdoria, has been with Empoli since 2012.He joined them after two years with Carpi, and prior to that played for Fossombrone.

18:46 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Barcelona want to sign Leon Goretzka

Barcelona are interested in signing Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka for £32 million.The 22-year old has attracted interested from Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Juventus and Barcelona. The Spanish giants are now interested in signing him and have begun negotiations. 

17:39 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Tottenham agree fee with Estudiantes for Juan Foyth
Sky sources report that Spurs have just signed 19-year-old.

17:11 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Renato Sanches offered to Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea
Football Italia has reported that Bayern have offered out-of-favour Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches to the 3 Premier League giants. However, there are suggestions that Bayern want to loan him out.

17:01 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Barcelona and Liverpool agree £148m deal for Philippe Coutinho
The Catalan giants have reportedly reached an agreement with Liverpool for Philippe Coutinho. Barcelona have had 3 bids rejected over the past few weeks. But Daily Star reports that top-secret talks were held between the top brass of either club and they have come to an agreement.

16:56 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Chelsea will need to shell out £40m for Danny Drinkwater; Swansea will sell Llorente only if they sign Bony
According to Sky sources, Leicester City are unrelenting in their valuation of Danny Drinkwater and will not settle for anything less than £40m for the midfielder. Conte wants to add Llorente to enhance the depth of his attacking line. But according to The Daily Express, Swansea won't let go of Llorente unless they sign Wilfried Bony from Manchester City.

16:50 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Odds slashed on Bale's move away from Real Madrid after United make £92m bid
Ladbrokes have slashed the odds of Bale moving away from Real Madrid from 10/1 to 4/1. Daily Express reports that various media outlets across Spain suggest that Real Madrid is growing frustrated with Benzema and Bale.

16:39 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Spartak Moscow to rival Swansea for Wilfried Bony
Sport Express reports that Swansea's £13m move for Man City striker Wilfried Bony might not materialize. Champions League playing Spartak Moscow have now expressed their interest in Bony who has been deemed surplus to requirement at the Etihad.

16:05 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Jean Michael Seri wants a move to Arsenal or Liverpool
OGC Nice midfielder Seri who almost became a Barcelona player a week ago has now made it clear that he wants to move. According to Sport Witness, he has name dropped Arsenal and Liverpool as two of his preferred destinations. Seri said,
"We are not talking about any club, where you are going to sign for money," he said. "I want to sign for a big European club, like Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool… for example, Roma has made several offers."

15:53 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Kevin Wimmer to undergo medical at Stoke today
Sky sources report that the Tottenham Hotspur defender will undergo a medical at Stoke ahead of a £15m move.

15:42 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain informs Arsenal he wants Chelsea move
Reports coming from various media outlets in England suggest that the Ox has asked to depart from The Emirates. Arsenal expect a bid in the region of £35-40m for the 23-year-old. Chelsea are frontrunners for the England international.

15:37 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Juventus want Aleix Vidal and Andre Gomes
Mundo Deportivo reports that Juventus are interested in signing the Barcelona duo who have found themselves low down the pecking order.

15:17 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Napoli enquires about Simon Mignolet reports that Napoli has asked Liverpool about the availability of Simon Mignolet. Ex Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina is tipped for a move away from Napoli. Geronimo Rulli of Real Sociedad is Napoli's first choice.

15:09 (IST)28 AUG 2017

West Brom reject Leicester's bid for Evans
Leicester's bid of £21m for the former Manchester United defender has been rejected by West Bromwich Albion, according to Sky Sports. They had earlier rejected Manchester City's £18m bid. West Brom have made it clear that they are not willing to do business at the level that the rejected bids suggest.

14:04 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid to end Eden Hazard pursuit
The La Liga champions have been touted to launch a bid for Chelsea's Eden Hazard. However, reports in the Daily Express say that Cristiano Ronaldo has now instructed his club to end interest in the Chelsea man.

13:58 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Barcelona close in on Angel Di Maria
The Daily Express have reported that Barcelona are on the verge of completing a deal for Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria. The reports indicate that the deal is expected to be completed before the end of the transfer window.

13:50 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Manchester United submit €99 million bid for Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale
After being endlessly linked with the Welshman, Manchester United have finally submitted an official bid of around €​99 million for Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale, and could sign him before the window closes, claim reports in the Mirror.

13:45 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Liverpool set to beat Juventus to sign Stefan de Vrij
According to reports emerging from Europe, Jurgen Klopp is allegedly looking to beat Juventus to the signing of Lazio's central defender Stefan de Vrij with a €25m bid.

13:41 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Chelsea want 3 more signings this summer!
The English Premier League champions want to make at least 3 more signings this summer, and are reportedly closing in on Fernando Llorente. The Blues are also eyeing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Danny Drinkwater, claim The Sun

13:16 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Everton and Watford eyeing Ashley Young
The English Premier League sides are preparing to make moves for Manchester United's Ashley Young, after the 32-year old has been rendered surplus to requirements at Old Trafford.

13:11 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Leicester City launch bid for Andros Townsend
The Foxes have allegedly submitted an offer of £27 million for the Crystal Palace winger and hope to complete the deal in the next couple of days.

12:48 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Monaco want Jovetic to replace Mbappe
The Ligue 1 champions are lining up a move for Stefan Jovetic to replace PSG-bound Kylian Mbappe, claim The Sun.

12:35 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Liverpool make Lemar approach
The Merseyside club have reportedly made an approach for Monaco star Thomas Lemar. The winger has been on Arsenal's radar for a while now, but the Daily Express have claimed that Liverpool have submitted a £55 million bid for the 21-year old.

12:21 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Stoke City close in on Tottenham defender
Kevin Wimmer seems to be closing in on a move to Stoke City, and reports in the Daily Star suggest that the defender underwent a medical last night.

12:17 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Valencia agree loan deal for Manchester United's Andreas Pereira
Lack of first team football with the Red Devils has prompted Valencia to swoop for Andreas Pereira. Valencia have reportedly agreed to sign the 21-year old on a season-long loan deal, claim The Sun

12:14 (IST)28 AUG 2017

Manchester City ready to offer £70 million plus a player for Alexis Sanchez
City are reportedly stepping up their interest in Arsenal's contract rebel Alexis Sanchez and are on the verge of submitting an offer of 70 million, which will also see Jason Denayer travel the other way, as per reports in the Daily Star.

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12:11 (IST)28 AUG 2017

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12:11 (IST)28 AUG 2017

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