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Live Transfer Blog: EPL, La Liga and Rest of Europe [August 29th 2016]

Updated: 29 August 2016 23:32 IST - Published: 29 August 2016 11:47 IST
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Thats all from us today folks!

Thanks for joining us on the live blog, do come back tomorrow as we head into the last couple of days on the transfer window. 

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P$G are back splashing money!The French champions are back in the transfer market, this time willing to spend upto €75 million for German midfielder Julian Draxler, reports Kicher. 

P$G are back splashing money!

The French champions are back in the transfer market, this time willing to spend upto €75 million for German midfielder Julian Draxler, reports Kicher. 

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Lazio to sign Luis Alberto!

The ex-Barcelona player Luis Alberto is set to make a move to Italy and join Lazio from Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp is set to clean up his squad reports The Guardian. 

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Hull were Keane for this Manchester United star!

Manchester United youngster Will Keane is set to undergo a medical at Hull City ahead of his move reports Sky. 

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Chelsea snubbed!Real Madrid have reportedly snubbed an audacious bid from Chelsea for James Rodriguez reports Daily Star. However, the fee isn't specified. 

Chelsea snubbed!

Real Madrid have reportedly snubbed an audacious bid from Chelsea for James Rodriguez reports Daily Star. However, the fee isn't specified. 

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Conte hunting for players in Serie A!Dutch defender Stefan De Vrij is the latest player that Chelsea are targeting as Antonio Conte is looking for defensive reinforcements reports Sun.

Conte hunting for players in Serie A!

Dutch defender Stefan De Vrij is the latest player that Chelsea are targeting as Antonio Conte is looking for defensive reinforcements reports Sun.

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Sakho says NO!

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho turned down a loan move to Stoke City reports Mirror. The Potters are now looking at Manchester United defender Phil Jones as an option. 

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Chelsea player wants Juve move!

Chelsea's winger Juan Cuadrado wants a loan move to the Italian giants and Tuttomercatoweb report that the player's agent is in London for talks regarding the move. 

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Iborra boost for Moyes?

The Sunderland boss is hoping to bring in Sevilla midfielder Vicente Iborra to the Stadium of Light this summer after the club increased their bid from €8m to €9m reports Sky.

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Stefano Okaka to the Premier League!

Watford have agreed a deal with Stefano Okaka from Anderlecht and the player is set to undergo a medical reports Sky. 

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POTTERS CONFIDENT OF SIGNINGSky sources have revealed Stoke City are still hopeful of signing West Brom striker Saido Berahino before this transfer window closes. The England international was also left out of the Albion starting line up for yesterday's goalless draw with Middlesbrough.

POTTERS CONFIDENT OF SIGNING

Sky sources have revealed Stoke City are still hopeful of signing West Brom striker Saido Berahino before this transfer window closes. The England international was also left out of the Albion starting line up for yesterday's goalless draw with Middlesbrough.

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GA'RAY' OF LIGHT FOR VALENCIALa Liga side Valencia are planning to replace Arsenal-bound Shkodran Mustafi with Argentine defender Ezequiel Garay, according to sources in Spain. Reports in Russia claim Garay has already played his last match for Zenit St. Petersburg

GA'RAY' OF LIGHT FOR VALENCIA

La Liga side Valencia are planning to replace Arsenal-bound Shkodran Mustafi with Argentine defender Ezequiel Garay, according to sources in Spain. Reports in Russia claim Garay has already played his last match for Zenit St. Petersburg

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DAVID MOYES CALLS HIS SUNDERLAND SQUAD 'BARE BONES', NEEDS MORE SIGNINGSCentre-back Younes Kaboul moved to Watford this week and Fabio Borini picked up an injury. Besides, Lamine Kone seems to be unsettled due to links with a move to Everton.

DAVID MOYES CALLS HIS SUNDERLAND SQUAD 'BARE BONES', NEEDS MORE SIGNINGS

Centre-back Younes Kaboul moved to Watford this week and Fabio Borini picked up an injury. Besides, Lamine Kone seems to be unsettled due to links with a move to Everton.

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JOE HART TO-RINOJoe Hart is seriously considering a loan move to Serie A side Torino with the goalkeeper acknowledging his career may be seriously damaged if he does not leave Manchester City in this transfer window. The England international has also been linked with a move to Sunderland. 

JOE HART TO-RINO

Joe Hart is seriously considering a loan move to Serie A side Torino with the goalkeeper acknowledging his career may be seriously damaged if he does not leave Manchester City in this transfer window. The England international has also been linked with a move to Sunderland. 


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BROZOVIC WANTS BETTER WAGES FOR STAMFORD BRIDGE MOVEInter Milan have accepted a €25 million bid for Marcelo Brozovic from Chelsea, but the Croatian midfielder himself is unwilling to make the move unless Chelsea improve his wage offer.

BROZOVIC WANTS BETTER WAGES FOR STAMFORD BRIDGE MOVE

Inter Milan have accepted a €25 million bid for Marcelo Brozovic from Chelsea, but the Croatian midfielder himself is unwilling to make the move unless Chelsea improve his wage offer.

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CHRI-STAYING ERIKSENChristian Eriksen is set to sign a new Tottenham deal that will see him earn £65,000-a-week at White Hart Lane. The Danish star had been in contract negotiations all summer and will see his wages double with the new deal. 

CHRI-STAYING ERIKSEN

Christian Eriksen is set to sign a new Tottenham deal that will see him earn £65,000-a-week at White Hart Lane. The Danish star had been in contract negotiations all summer and will see his wages double with the new deal. 

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CONFIRMED: CALUM CHAMBERS JOINS MIDDLESBOROUGH ON LOANArsenal defender Calum Chambers is set to play for Middlesborough on a season-long loan. Chambers will be temporarily released by Arsene Wenger after having succeeded in signing Shkodran Mustafi as a centre-back.

CONFIRMED: CALUM CHAMBERS JOINS MIDDLESBOROUGH ON LOAN

Arsenal defender Calum Chambers is set to play for Middlesborough on a season-long loan. Chambers will be temporarily released by Arsene Wenger after having succeeded in signing Shkodran Mustafi as a centre-back.

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FABREGAS STILL FEELS FABULOUS AT CHELSEACesc Fabregas says he is committed to Chelsea and has denied any rift with Antonio Conte. Fabregas hasn't started a single Premier League match yet, only being used as a substitute once.

FABREGAS STILL FEELS FABULOUS AT CHELSEA

Cesc Fabregas says he is committed to Chelsea and has denied any rift with Antonio Conte. Fabregas hasn't started a single Premier League match yet, only being used as a substitute once.

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CHELSEA TO MAKE AN OFFER FOR DEFENDER MARCOS ALONSOChelsea are in advanced talks to sign Fiorentina left-back Marcos Alonso, according to Sky Sources. The bid is expected to be around £24m.

CHELSEA TO MAKE AN OFFER FOR DEFENDER MARCOS ALONSO

Chelsea are in advanced talks to sign Fiorentina left-back Marcos Alonso, according to Sky Sources.
The bid is expected to be around £24m.

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SOUTHAMPTON SIGN SOFIANE BOUFAL

Southampton have completed the signing of Lille winger Sofiane Boufal for a reported fee of £16m, according to Sky sources.
The fee, if confirmed, will be a club-record beating Southampton's £15m acquisition of Dani Osvaldo in 2013.

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ALCACER IN BARCELONA FOR A MEDICALBarcelona is close to signing the Valencia striker Paco Alcacer. According to Barcelona-based newspaper Mundo Deportivo, Alcacer will sign a five-year contract at a fee of £25.6m.

ALCACER IN BARCELONA FOR A MEDICAL

Barcelona is close to signing the Valencia striker Paco Alcacer. According to Barcelona-based newspaper Mundo Deportivo, Alcacer will sign a five-year contract at a fee of £25.6m.

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GUNNERS OFFLOAD CHAMBERS TO RIVERSIDE STADIUMAccording to Sky Sports reports, Middlesborough has signed Arsenal defender Calum Chambers for the rest of the season. The news comes after the Gunners confirmed the signing of Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia. 

GUNNERS OFFLOAD CHAMBERS TO RIVERSIDE STADIUM

According to Sky Sports reports, Middlesborough has signed Arsenal defender Calum Chambers for the rest of the season. The news comes after the Gunners confirmed the signing of Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia. 

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SUNDERLAND HOPING TO HART-BREAKDavid Moyes has approached Manchester City in an attempt to sign the out-of-favour goalkeeper for a season-long loan at Sunderland.However, it is understood that Joe Hart wouldn't settle for a club not involved in Champions League football.

SUNDERLAND HOPING TO HART-BREAK

David Moyes has approached Manchester City in an attempt to sign the out-of-favour goalkeeper for a season-long loan at Sunderland.
However, it is understood that Joe Hart wouldn't settle for a club not involved in Champions League football.

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DORTMUND REJECT BID FROM KLOPPBorussia Dortmund has rejected a €12 million bid from Liverpool for midfielder Christian Pulisic. The American was one of the few youngsters who developed under former boss Jurgen Klopp and now remains a vital player for Dortmund. 

DORTMUND REJECT BID FROM KLOPP

Borussia Dortmund has rejected a €12 million bid from Liverpool for midfielder Christian Pulisic. The American was one of the few youngsters who developed under former boss Jurgen Klopp and now remains a vital player for Dortmund. 

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REDS WANT OLYMPICS STARLETLiverpool have reportedly made a £30 million offer for Gremio's Luan, according to reports from Brazilian media. The midfielder was one of the important stars to feature in the latest Olympics as Brazil clinched Gold. 

REDS WANT OLYMPICS STARLET

Liverpool have reportedly made a £30 million offer for Gremio's Luan, according to reports from Brazilian media. The midfielder was one of the important stars to feature in the latest Olympics as Brazil clinched Gold. 

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LESCOTT MOVES TO GREECEDefender Joleon Lescott has left Championship side Aston Villa to join Greek side AEK Athens on a two-year deal. Lescott was previously close to joining Scottish side Rangers but failed to agree terms. 

LESCOTT MOVES TO GREECE

Defender Joleon Lescott has left Championship side Aston Villa to join Greek side AEK Athens on a two-year deal. Lescott was previously close to joining Scottish side Rangers but failed to agree terms. 

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CHELSEA LOAN BID BLOCKED Chelsea have failed in an attempt to sign Real Madrid star James Rodriguez on loan, according to the Daily Mirror. The report suggests the Spanish club blocked the move because they want a £60m permanent deal for the Colombian. 

CHELSEA LOAN BID BLOCKED

Chelsea have failed in an attempt to sign Real Madrid star James Rodriguez on loan, according to the Daily Mirror. The report suggests the Spanish club blocked the move because they want a £60m permanent deal for the Colombian. 

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BARCELONA CLOSE IN ON ALCACERPaco Alcacer has passed his medical at Barcelona ahead of completing his move to Camp Nou from Valencia. The 22-year-old will now finalise his move and is set to sign a five-year deal with the Blaugranas.

BARCELONA CLOSE IN ON ALCACER

Paco Alcacer has passed his medical at Barcelona ahead of completing his move to Camp Nou from Valencia. The 22-year-old will now finalise his move and is set to sign a five-year deal with the Blaugranas.

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CLUBS BATTLE IT OUT FOR SPURS WINGERAccording to German newspaper Bild, Wolfsburg has submitted a fee of €30m for Tottenham Hotspur player Son Heung-min. Premier League clubs Everton and Leicester City are also interested in signing the player. 

CLUBS BATTLE IT OUT FOR SPURS WINGER

According to German newspaper Bild, Wolfsburg has submitted a fee of €30m for Tottenham Hotspur player Son Heung-min. Premier League clubs Everton and Leicester City are also interested in signing the player. 



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FOXES EYE MAHREZ'S TEAMMATELeicester City is in advanced talks over a club-record £25 million move for Sporting striker Islam Slimani. The move could soon happen as the Portuguese club have already signed the Algerian's replacement in Bas Dost.

FOXES EYE MAHREZ'S TEAMMATE

Leicester City is in advanced talks over a club-record £25 million move for Sporting striker Islam Slimani. The move could soon happen as the Portuguese club have already signed the Algerian's replacement in Bas Dost.

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FABI'NHO' TO MAN UTDReports from Sky suggest that Fabinho is more likely to stay at AS Monaco rather than make a move to Manchester United. The Brazilian wants to stay in action for the Champions League this season. 

FABI'NHO' TO MAN UTD

Reports from Sky suggest that Fabinho is more likely to stay at AS Monaco rather than make a move to Manchester United. The Brazilian wants to stay in action for the Champions League this season. 

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CAN'T BUYERN NOTTINGHAM PLAYERBundesliga side RB Leipzig have signed Nottingham Forest's Oliver Burke for reported fee of €12m on a five year deal. The player was previously linked to Bayern Munich. 

CAN'T BUYERN NOTTINGHAM PLAYER

Bundesliga side RB Leipzig have signed Nottingham Forest's Oliver Burke for reported fee of €12m on a five year deal. The player was previously linked to Bayern Munich. 

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SPORTING CP SIGN BAS DOST

Sporting Lisbon has completed the signing of striker Bas Dost from Wolfsburg for a fee of €12 million. Newcastle United had been interested in the Dutchman, but the player preferred a move to a Champions League club.



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CONTE TO FINALLY LAND DEFENDERChelsea are set to complete a move for Fiorentina defender Marcos Alonso, with the Blues set to pay €25 million to get the Spanish left-back to Stamford Bridge. 

CONTE TO FINALLY LAND DEFENDER

Chelsea are set to complete a move for Fiorentina defender Marcos Alonso, with the Blues set to pay €25 million to get the Spanish left-back to Stamford Bridge. 

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SCHALKE EYEING BLUES DEFENDERBundesliga outfit Schalke are keen to add defensive reinforcements to their squad and are looking to take Chelsea centre-back Kurt Zouma on loan before the end of the transfer window. 

SCHALKE EYEING BLUES DEFENDER

Bundesliga outfit Schalke are keen to add defensive reinforcements to their squad and are looking to take Chelsea centre-back Kurt Zouma on loan before the end of the transfer window. 

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ARSENAL TRANSFER NEWS: Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez deals to be completed tomorrowMonday is a bank holiday in UK and that has left Arsenal fans anxiously waiting for their much anticipated summer signings. According to Sky sources, the deal will be completed tomorrow.

ARSENAL TRANSFER NEWS: Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez deals to be completed tomorrow

Monday is a bank holiday in UK and that has left Arsenal fans anxiously waiting for their much anticipated summer signings. According to Sky sources, the deal will be completed tomorrow.

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LOIC REMY RETURNS TO OLD MANAGER ALAN PARDEW IN SEARCH OF GAME TIMEChelsea striker Loic Remy has fallen down the pecking order after Michy Batshuayi's signing. However, his manager from Newcastle United days, Alan Pardew, is apparently keen on securing a season-long loan deal for Remy at Crystal Palace.

LOIC REMY RETURNS TO OLD MANAGER ALAN PARDEW IN SEARCH OF GAME TIME

Chelsea striker Loic Remy has fallen down the pecking order after Michy Batshuayi's signing. However, his manager from Newcastle United days, Alan Pardew, is apparently keen on securing a season-long loan deal for Remy at Crystal Palace.

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WEST BROM SET EYES ON NACER CHADLI MOVETottenham Hotspur midfielder is out-of-favor under Mauricio Pocchetino and Tony Pulis is trying to make the most of the situation as he plans to revive his attackWest Brom have reportedly agreed to a club-record £13m fee, according to Sky sources.

WEST BROM SET EYES ON NACER CHADLI MOVE

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder is out-of-favor under Mauricio Pocchetino and Tony Pulis is trying to make the most of the situation as he plans to revive his attack
West Brom have reportedly agreed to a club-record £13m fee, according to Sky sources.

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Hello and welcome to today's transfer blog!

Just a couple of days more before the window closes and things are about to get exciting!