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Live Football Transfer News and Rumours: EPL, La Liga and Rest of Europe - 9th August

All the transfer news and rumours - LIVE!
Updated: 09 August 2017 20:59 IST - Published: 09 August 2017 20:51 IST
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Andre Gray has joined Watford from Burnley for a club record fee of £18.5m. He's siged a 5-year contract

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Steven N'Zonzi has reportedly handed in a transfer request at Sevilla. His release clause is €36m.
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Dennis Aogo has joined Stuttgart on a free transfer after leaving Schalke, signing a two-year contract

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has stated that the club have no plans to sell Gareth Bale.
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Tottenham waiting for Manchester United approach for Danny RoseManchester United have reportedly re-ignited their pursuit of Danny Rose after the defender made excellent strides in his injury comeback.


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Villarreal have confirmed they've reached an agreement with Fenerbahce for the transfer of Roberto Soldado.
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Inter Milan have signed Dalbert from Nice for €25m.  He's joined on a 5-year deal.

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Alan Pardew on Victor Lindelöf: "They needed a centre-back in particular but Lindelof's performance against Real Madrid was concerning."

Alan Pardew on Victor Lindelöf: "At the moment he's finding it a struggle. The Portuguese league isn't the challenge the Premier League is."
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Isco has revealed he will put pen to paper on a new Real Madrid contract soon.
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Gary Cahill on Diego Costa: "As a player, he will be missed. Diego Costa is Diego Costa. He scores goals."

Gary Cahill on Diego Costa: "He is an animated character and he is a big personality. He will be a big miss at Chelsea."
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Mauricio Pochettino on Tottenham: "We are ready and we are excited for the new season, we will try to win the Premier League."

Mauricio Pochettino on Wembley: "Wembley is fantastic & could be magic for us. That is the challenge for us, we have to go to there & play."
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Antonio Conte on Chelsea: "I hope to improve our squad still. The transfer market is not finished & we want to fight for the title again."
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Ryad Boudebouz has joined Real Betis from Montpellier for a reported €7m fee.

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PSG have denied reports of a £140m bid for Kylian Mbappé and do not intend to make an offer this summer.

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Juventus bid £30m for Kevin Strootman
According to TuttoSport, the Serie A champions have offered £30m in a bid to sign the Dutch striker. But AS Roma are adamant about their valuation of £40m and won't settle for anything less.
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Conte describes Matic sale as a great loss
Antonio Conte, speaking to Sky Sports at the Premier League launch revealed that he counts Matic's departure as a great loss. He said,
"Matic knows very well what I think about him. The importance for me about this player, who is a really good player, a top player, very important for our team, but sometimes you must accept this crazy transfer market. And sometimes you must accept different decisions. But he is a great loss for us."
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Chelsea want to sign Joao Cancelo from Valencia
Conte is looking to bring in competition for his fullbacks Victor Moses and Alonso and are interested in signing the 23-year-old from Valencia.
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Watford all set to sign Andre Gray from Burnley
Sky sports are claiming that Watford and Burney have agreed on a £11.5m deal for the 26-year-old striker. Personal terms are due to be discussed.
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Barcelona representatives meet with Dortmund to discuss Dembele deal
Sky sources claim that representatives of the sides have met to discuss the future of Ousmane Dembele. However, the final outcome of the meeting has not been revealed. Barcelona are desperately in pursuit of a replacement for Neymar and they deem Dembele to be a like-for-like replacement.
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Manchester City ready to activate Isco's release clause
Pep Guardiola is all set to make a stunning move for Real Madrid superstar Isco and are ready to activate the Spaniard's release clause, claims Don Balon. Isco is one of the best midfielders in the world right now and his release clause stands at a whopping €150m. Meanwhile, reports from other media outlets indicate that Isco is all set to sign a new deal with Los Blancos.
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Coutinho will not force Barcelona move
The Catalans have offered £109m for the Brazilian but Liverpool remain adamant that he is not for sale. Even though Coutinho wants to move to Nou Camp, Sky sources report that the 25-year-old will not force for a move and will stay at Anfield unless the clubs reach an agreement.
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Jose admits United's Bale pursuit is over before it started
Speaking to the BT Sport after their Super Cup defeat, United manager Jose Mourinho opened up about the Gareth Bale rumours.

"Clearly the club wants him, the manager wants him and he wants the club, so for me it's game over - even before it started. It's game over clearly because everybody knows he is going to stay."
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