TRANSFER GOSSIP: Fulham mull a bid for Arsenal starlet Folarin Balogun, Man City are confident about Bernardo Silva’s new contract, and Joao Felix edges closer to Barcelona move
- Newcastle are looking to snatch talented teen Lewis Hall from Chelsea’s grasp
- Free agent David de Gea is being considered as an option for Bayern Munich
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With the Premier League season underway in full force, clubs continue to add to their ranks as matchplay reveals squad deficiencies, and injuries already start to shape teams’ fortunes.
Wednesday saw a raft of moves and new interests declared, including the long-awaited transfer of Hakim Ziyech away from Chelsea, with Galatasaray reportedly set to secure the services of the out-of-favour winger.
In the wake of winning the Super Cup on Wednesday night, Man City are thought to have waved goodbye to defender Aymeric Laporte, having accepted a bid from Cristiano Ronaldo’s side Al-Nassr.
And Liverpool began to look forward to life beyond Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia, making a shock move for Stuttgart midfielder Wataru Endo.
Here, Mail Sport takes in all the latest transfer gossip on Thursday morning.
Arsenal starlet Folarin Balogun (left) could be on the move to Fulham, whilst Bernardo Silva is set to stay at Manchester City
Barcelona youth prospect Ansu Fati is reportedly weighing up a transfer away from Camp Nou
Meanwhile, Joao Felix is eyeing a move across Spain to join the Blaugrana from Atletico Madrid
Fulham are considering a move for Arsenal’s £50m-rated striker Folarin Balogun as they prepare for Aleksandar Mitrovic’s departure for Al-Hilal. (Mail Sport)
Newcastle are looking to Chelsea for their next recruit in the window, with the Magpies keen to sign 18-year-old left-back Lewis Hall. The academy prospect was initially considered for a loan move to Crystal Palace, but a permanent move is preferred by the player. (The Athletic)
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Super Cup winners Manchester City are confident that Bernardo Silva will sign a new contract with the club, after attracting interest from Barcelona and the Saudi Pro League during the summer window. (Mail Sport)
Free agent David de Gea is thought to be in talks with Bayern Munich, as Thomas Tuchel eyes adding to his goalkeeping ranks. Man City’s Stefan Ortega is thought to be the club’s priority choice. (Sky Germany)
Liverpool have Aston Villa’s Boubacar Kamara in their sites are they prepare to bolster their midfield reinforcements. The Reds are also looking at Crystal Palace’s Cheick Doucoure, and Bayern’s Ryan Gravenberch. (Foot Mercato)
Liverpool could look to Aston Villa’s Boubacar Kamara to solve their looming midfield crisis
French U21 talent Elye Wahi is being considered seriously by West Ham after Chelsea’s bid was rejected by Montpellier last month
Ansu Fati is reportedly set to leave Barcelona after failing to impress upon head coach Xavi, with Premier League clubs including Man United, Tottenham, and Arsenal among the sides linked to the winger. (AS)
Eric Bailly has reached an agreement with Man United to leave the club as a free agent, and has seen interest from Fulham, as well as Turkish clubs and the Saudi Pro League. (RMC Sport)
West Ham have emerged as serious contenders to sign Montpellier forward Elye Wahi, a month after the Ligue 1 side rejected a bid from London rivals Chelsea. (Mail Sport)
Joao Felix is reportedly edging closer to a move to Barcelona, after revealing his interest in the club in July. The wantaway Atletico forward’s prospect of joining the Blaugrana is said to be boosted by the upcoming appointment of Deco as the club’s sporting director. (AS)