Live Football Transfer News and Rumours: EPL, La Liga and Rest of Europe - 31st July

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 31, 2017 21:03 IST

All the transfer news and rumours – LIVE!


21:03 (IST)31 JUL 2017

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21:01 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Watford are keen to sign Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs


20:54 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Bayern Munich have confirmed Hasan Salihamidžić as their new sporting director.


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Demarai Gray held talks this afternoon with Leicester over possible transfer from the club. Everton, Spurs and Borussia Dortmund interested

20:41 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Jose Mourinho: "Nemanja is a Manchester United player and a Jose Mourinho player. He represents everything we want in a footballer."

Nemanja Matic: "I am delighted to have joined Manchester United. To work with Jose Mourinho once again was an opportunity I couldn’t turn down."


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Alexandre Lacazette on the Premier League: "Everything is different. It is bigger, goes faster, stronger – it's good. It's a great league."

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Sun believes that Samir Nasri has no future at Manchester City, according to boss Pep Guardiola


20:14 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Jurgen Klopp on Philippe Coutinho's future: “If you say he is not available to be sold, where is the interpretation?"

Jurgen Klopp: "The word ‘not’ means there is no interpretation."

19:59 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Phil Jones has been fined €5,000 and banned for 2 European games, while Daley Blind has also been charged €5,000.

Manchester United are now without both Phil Jones and Eric Bailly for the UEFA Super Cup against Real Madrid on 8th August.

19:58 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Phil Jones has been banned for 2 Euro games for being abusive to doping controller post Europa League final.

Jones was angry cos doping officer refused to let him pose on dressing room pic with the 'Manchester - a City United' banner

19:55 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Maurizio Sarri on the Audi Cup: "We're playing against big clubs here - it's an important tournament for us!"

19:26 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Real Madrid agree on a deal worth 111m euros for Mbappe


19:20 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Sunderland confirm that Darron Gibson will face an "internal disciplinary process" following his comments after the 5-0 defeat to Celtic.

19:17 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Manchester United charged with breaching UEFA anti-doping regulations and fined £8,950 following the Europa League final

19:12 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Renato Sanches will remain at Bayern Munich 'until the end of the transfer window'.

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Jürgen Klopp: "Divock won’t be available for the two Audi Cup games. He has picked up a very slight muscle injury."

Jürgen Klopp on Joe Gomez: "He will be missing from the next few games. It is nothing too serious, a little issue with his knee."

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Chelsea have confirmed that they will donate their Community Shield match fee to the Grenfell Tower victims

17:55 (IST)31 JUL 2017

David Ospina vows to stay and fight for his spot
The Columbian goalkeeper who plays second-fiddle to Petr Cech at Arsenal has expressed his desire to stay and fight for a spot amid interest from Fenerbahce, according to The Sun.
He said, “I have a contract here, I’m happy and I’m going to fight to the end, I want to continue and win a job. That’s what I’m working for, I’ve been working for three years and now I’m waiting for the opportunity.”

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Mahrez to undergo medical at Roma!
The Sun have reported that Riyad Mahrez is all set to undergo his medical at AS Roma ahead of a £31.3 million move.

16:42 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Arsenal have confirmed Emile Smith Rowe has signed his first professional contract with the club


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Nathan Ake on Antonio Conte: "I understand what he said. I think we also know that Chelsea is a big club and it was going to be difficult."


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Neymar has been messaging Philippe Coutinho and trying to convince to join him at PSG


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Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri says Chelsea target Alex Sandro will not be sold this summer.

15:52 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Iheanacho to Leicester City almost done!
Kelechi Iheanacho is all set to become a part of the Foxes this week in a £20 million deal, says The Sun.

15:49 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Sandro to stay at Juventus! 
Chelsea target Alex Sandro will not be leaving Juventus, says Massimiliano Allegri, according to Sky Sources.

15:45 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Manchester United put on alert to sign Andre Gomes from FC Barcelona!
FC Barcelona were looking to offload Arda Turan. However, a lack of bids has forced Barca to consider selling Andre Gomes, as reported by The Sun!

15:32 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Neymar wants Coutinho to snub Barcelona and join PSG
The Daily Express have reported that Neymar has been incessantly messaging Coutinho in a bid to convince him to choose PSG over Barcelona. 
The Brazilian duo have been friends since they were 14 and Neymar wishes to play alongside his compatriot at the club level as well.

15:28 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Manchester United are still hopeful of signing Perisic
According to reports, Jose Mourinho remains hopeful of signing Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic despite the Milan club saying they would like to retain the Croatian.

14:53 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Liverpool considering Thomas Lemar move
Arsenal have for long been in pursuit of AS Monaco's Thomas Lemar. Now Liverpool look determined to join the race as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho in case Barcelona lures him away.

14:22 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Barcelona want Ozil if Coutinho deal falls through
Don Balon claims that the Catalans will shift their focus to Arsenal's Mesut Ozil if Liverpool doesn't sell them Coutinho. Barca believes a sum of €60 million will be enough to convince the Gunners to part with Ozil. The German playmaker is a former Real Madrid star.

13:38 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Philippe Coutinho set to make Barcelona switch
Spanish newspaper Sport has reported that Coutinho is 'almost certain' to join the Catalan giants. The newspaper has added that Liverpool are ready to negotiate a deal. The fee is reportedly in the ballpark of £75m.

13:18 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Neymar to undergo medical at PSG this week
According to The Sun, Neymar will travel to Qatar to meet with PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and will undergo medical at PSG by the end of this week.

12:50 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Aurier agrees to move to Manchester United
According to reports from France media outlets, the PSG right-back has agreed to move to Old Trafford. Antonio Valencia who currently plays at right-back was United's player of the year in the 2016/17 campaign but is now 30-years-old and Mourinho has been on the lookout for a worthy replacement.

12:26 (IST)31 JUL 2017

Alexis Sanchez considering a transfer request
Gunners are reluctant to let go of the Chilean but the 28-year-old wants Champions League football and wants to force a move to Manchester City, as per reports from The Daily Mirror. Sanchez wants to reunite with Pep Guardiola and Arsenal have deemed that his £400,000 per week wage demands are too high.

12:23 (IST)31 JUL 2017

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