Live Football Transfer News and Rumours: EPL, La Liga and the Rest of Europe - 18th June

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJun 18, 2017 20:00 IST

All the transfer news and updates - LIVE!


20:00 (IST)18 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 updates from all around Europe. Until the next time we meet, this is Nived Zenith signing off. 

19:53 (IST)18 JUN 2017

According to Marca, Kevin Prince Boateng has signed a contract extension with UD Las Palmas. The midfielder signed a one-year-deal with club last summer and is keen on staying for another year. 

19:35 (IST)18 JUN 2017

According to Sky sources, Manchester City are reportedly close to agreeing a deal for Juventus full-back Dani Alves. The player had earlier admitted about his interest in playing in England and will be available for a reported £5M.

19:16 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Bayern Munich are preparing to make a €45M offer for PSG midfielder Marco Verratti, according to SPORT. Carlo Ancelotti is confident that he can lure the Italian to Germany having signed the player while he was in charge of Paris Saint-Germain. 
Verratti has been attracting interest from all across Europe

18:47 (IST)18 JUN 2017

According to the Sun, Everton are prepared to break their existing £30M transfer record for Celtic's Moussa Dembele. The forward is believed to be in line to be a part of Ronald Koeman's huge squad overhaul at Goodison Park. 

18:27 (IST)18 JUN 2017

AS Roma have joined rivals Inter in the pursuit for Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian, according to Corriere dello Sport. The Italy international has not been a first choice option at Old Trafford and could be on his way back home to the Serie A.
Darmian considering his options!

17:57 (IST)18 JUN 2017

17:40 (IST)18 JUN 2017

According to reports in France, Newly appointed Lille manager Marcelo Bielsa has enquired about the availability of Crystal Palace goalkeeper Steve Mandanda, with the Frenchman looking to leave the Premier League after just one season. 

17:21 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Tottenham Hotspur and Mauricio Pochettino could turn their attention to Manchester United defender Chris Smalling after losing out to Leicester City for £17M rated Harry Maguire, according to the Daily Mail. The 27-year-old has reportedly been told that he can leave after the signing of Victor Lindelof and the situation has alerted a number of Premier League clubs. 

17:05 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Lyon are in advanced talks with Chelsea for Bertrand Traore, according to the Daily Mail. Lyon's club president Jean-Michel Aulas was quoted saying, "We want to bring Bertrand Traore to the club. There are advanced talks there, but many clubs are interested. We absolutely want to do the deal." 
Traore impressed in Europe as well as domestically during his loan spell at Ajax last season

16:38 (IST)18 JUN 2017

According to Sky sources, West Ham have entered the race to sign Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud. The Frenchman has a contract with the Gunners that runs out in the summer of 2019 but his future has become uncertain over the past few weeks with Arsene Wenger reportedly interested in signing Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon

16:22 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Leicester City have slapped a £50M price tag on goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, according to the Daily Star. The shot-stopper has attracted interest from both Manchester United and Liverpool in recent weeks.
Schmeichel could follow his father's footsteps at Manchester United

16:01 (IST)18 JUN 2017

FC Augsburg are reportedly monitoring the situation of Loris Karius at Liverpool, according to the Sun. The German signed for the Reds last summer from Bundesliga side Mainz but lost his position to Simon Mignolet in the second half of the season. 

15:45 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Chelsea are determined to tie down Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge and have already stepped up their contract talks, according to the Sun. The Italian has two years left in his current £6.5M-per-year contract but he will be offered an extra £3M per year to stay with the Premier League champions. 
Conte going nowhere!

15:26 (IST)18 JUN 2017

According to the Sun, Southampton are interested in recruiting Mauricio Pellegrino as their new boss. The Argentine who was a former Liverpool player, left La Liga side Alaves at the end of last season and has been linked with a job in England with Crystal Palace also looking out for him. 

15:05 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Happy birthday Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang! The Gabon international turns 28 today!
Bon anniversaire Auba!

14:51 (IST)18 JUN 2017

14:29 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Mirror claim that Arsenal are all set to beat Everton to Genk midfielder Sander Berge. The Norwegian will cost the Gunners £18 million.

14:09 (IST)18 JUN 2017

13:50 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is on the list of candidates for the managerial post at Chelsea if the Blues lose Antonio Conte.
Enrique left Barca after his contract expired earlier this summer

13:36 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Reports in England claim that Manchester City youngster Kelechi Iheanacho has attracted some serious interest from West Ham United, but the 20-year-old won't come cheap. City are reportedly holding out a £25 million fee for Iheanacho. 

13:13 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo had already expressed his desire of leaving Real Madrid to Sir Alex Ferguson even before the Champions League final, according to Metro.
Ronaldo's agent told Perez that the 32-year-old wanted to quit Madrid

12:47 (IST)18 JUN 2017

According to The Sun, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is planning to leave Arsenal as he wants to fulfil his potential. The Gunners want more than £25 million for the Englishman. Liverpool and Manchester City are said to be interested in the player.
Alex will be out of contract next summer

12:21 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Sources in Italy confirm that Roma and Liverpool have come on an agreement for Mohamed Salah. Roma have reportedly accepted a bid of around €45 million and the player is getting ready for his medical.
Salah has booked his tickets to England

12:02 (IST)18 JUN 2017

The Sun report that Tottenham have lined up Swansea City's Alfie Mawson to replace Toby Alderweireld, who is speculated to leave this summer. Mauricio Pochettino is getting ready with a £15 million bid for the young Englishman.

11:22 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Bayern Munich are ready to hijack Kyle Walker's move to Manchester City. The Bavarians have been keeping tabs on the £45 million-rated right-back and will offer the Spurs man a deal if he fails to make it to the Etihad, Daily Express claim.

11:01 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Sky Sports report that Everton have met Malaga's Sandro Ramirez's buyout clause of £6 million. The striker is really closing on a move to Goodison Park.
Sandro could be a replacement for departing Romelu Lukaku

10:44 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Daily Express report that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is keen on a Cristiano Ronaldo-Eden Hazard swap deal. As the rumours of the Portuguese leaving Real Madrid are getting louder each passing day, Abramovich will be looking to bring him back to England at the cost of Hazard.

10:26 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Manchester City will have to pay just £5 million for Juventus full-back Dani Alves. The 34-year-old looks all set to reunite with ex-manager Pep Guardiola at the Etihad, according to The Guardian.
Dani Alves has also spoken of his interest of playing in England

10:10 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Kicking things off, Cristiano Ronaldo, who is heavily rumoured to leave Real Madrid, is reportedly in search of a "fresh challenge". Telegraph claim that Real have put a €150 million price tag on the Portuguese superstar.
Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are the interested parties.
Is a return to Old Trafford on the cards?

10:05 (IST)18 JUN 2017

Hello and welcome to today's transfer live blog! A lot of interesting transfer updates coming your way throughout the day.

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