Football transfer rumours for August 30, 2015

Arsenal are preparing a bid of £50 million for Cavani

Julian Draxler likely to replace Kevin De Bruyne in WolfsburgThere is only one day to go before the end of transfer window and there are still a few clubs across Europe who are looking to make deadline day signings. Certain clubs in the Premier League have wrapped up their signings a month ago while clubs like Arsenal and Manchester United are still on the look-out for quality players in the transfer market.Chelsea are hoping to solve their defensive problems with the arrival of a new defender. While Manchester City are set to break their club transfer record once more after capturing Sterling from Liverpool this summer.In La Liga, Real Madrid could be well on the verge of capturing their man David de Gea who has been linked with them the entire summer. United boss Louis Van Gaal has found an ideal replacement for the Madrid-bound player at Old Trafford.In the Bundesliga, Bayern defender Dante is keen on a move away from the Allianz and is expected to make a shocking switch by Monday. Borussia Dortmund, on the other hand, are still looking to strengthen the squad with their new manager in charge.In the Serie A, few clubs are not yet done in the transfer market including the reigning champions Juventus, who’s been linked with a move for Gotze and Draxler all summer.Here is a round-up of all the rumours that took place on Saturday, August 30, 2015.

#1 Premier League

Arsenal are preparing a bid of £50 million for Cavani

- Arsenal are ready to make a final push to land a world class striker at the Emirates before the transfer deadline day. Arsenal are preparing a bid of £50 million for the PSG striker Edison Cavani after their pursuit of Karim Benzema was given a blow this week, according to Metro.

- Swansea striker Michu is in the final year of his contract and has been given the green light to leave the club for free, as per the reports on The Guardian. But Swansea are prepared to play hardball with the Spaniard who wants his £40,000 wages matched by the club.

- Reports from Daily Star say that Evertonian player Coleman is linked with Bayern Munich who has joined the race with Paris Saint-Germain to seal the signature of the attacking right-back. Bayern are preparing a bid of £18 million to follow up on interest dating back to January.

- Following the signing of South Korean Heung-Min Son from Bayer Leverkusen, Tottenham are expected to make a late push for Crystal Palace winger Bolasie, Independent reported. The negotiations have stalled due to the winger’s compassionate leave.

- Chelsea player Victor Moses is close to making a switch to West Brom for fee of £10 million, speculate The Metro. Could Bolasie make a surprising move to Tottenham?

#2 La Liga

Manchester desperate to include Bale in De Gea deal.

- Real Madrid are believed to finally seal the deal for their summer target David De Gea from Manchester United. Los Blancos side submitted a bid of £29 million for the Spanish goalkeeper and the deal could be announced in the next few days. Jasper Cillessen, the Dutch goalkeeper is identified as the ideal replacement for De Gea, as per the reports on 101greatgoals.

- Manchester United are looking to include Real Madrid’s most expensive signing in the De Gea deal, by offering an additional £65 million along with the goalkeeper, ESPN FC speculates.

The Red Devils are desperate to land a marquee signing in the last days of the transfer window but Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez has said repeatedly that the Welsh man is going nowhere and his future is set at the Bernabeu.

#3 Bundesliga

Andriy Yarmolenko is number one on Dortmund’s wishlist

- FC Shalke, who seem likely to lose their star player Julian Draxler to Juventus have been given competition by German side Wolfsburg and are now both in the race to sign the young German international. The City-bound Kevin De Bruyne is undergoing medical at the Etihad and Schalke star is seen as the replacement for De Bruyne in Wolfsburg, as ESPN FC reported.

- Borussia Dortmund with their new manager in charge, are ready to swoop in for Ukranian striker Andriy for a cut-price of £8.7 million, according to Express. The Dynamo Kiev player is said to be number one on Dortmund’s wishlist. Arsenal are also keen on signing the striker and Arsene Wenger has admitted his interest on Andriy Yarmolenko.

- Bayern Munich defender Dante has been sent down the pecking order recently and is now keen to make a shocking move to rivals Wolfsburg for an undisclosed fee, as per the reports on BBC Sport. The Brazillian had a disastrous performance against Germany in the 2014 World Cup.

#4 Serie A

Axel Witsel wants AC Milan move

- Julian Draxler has been heavily linked with the Italian champions Juventus all summer but fear, they have lost out on the Schalke star to Wolfsburg. The Old Lady are lining up alternatives and are now considering a bid for the struggling Tottenham player Erik Lamela, as Daily Mail reported. Juventus will attempt to sign the Argentinian on loan with an option to buy.

- Arsenal are now interested in signing Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, according to Soccerlens. However, Inter Milan have refused to sell the Argentine. Arsenal’s need for a striker is no secret and the Inter Milan could solve the Gunners’ problems in front of goal. Mauro Icardi made 71 appearances and netted 36 goals for Inter Milan in the last two seasons at Serie A.

- Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel is keen on making a move to AC Milan, but Juventus are also interested in the Zenit star, as Football Italia reported. The deal is believed to be a loan move for €3m with mandatory option to buy once the player made 20 appearances.

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