Sports Transfer Market Daily Update: Saturday 12th August 2017

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  1. kemi

    kemi Social Member Curators

    Barcelona still expect to complete the signing of Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund and will make an improved bid for him.


    Read other transfer news below:

    - The latest reports that Juventus see Kevin Strootman as a top target before the end of the transfer window have prompted Roma to slap a €45 million price tag on him. (Tuttosport)

    - Danny Rose has been given the support of his team-mates after complaining about his wages at Tottenham Hotspur. (The Times)

    - Celtic star Stuart Armstrong has become the subject of interest from Southampton, who are set to make a £3 million bid for him. (

    - Juventus are prepared to make a £23 million offer to Liverpool in hopes of landing Emre Can. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

    - Barcelona are turning their attention to Tottenham and Denmark attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen, 25, because of Liverpool's refusal to sell 25-year-old playmaker Philippe Coutinho. (Independent)

    - Liverpool priced Brazil international Coutinho at 150m euros (£136.5m) during negotiations this week. (Daily Record)

    - Borussia Dortmund and France forward Ousmane Dembele remains Barcelona's top target, with the Spanish side set to return with an improved 140m euro (£127m) bid for the 20-year-old. (AS)

    - If Barcelona fail to sign Dembele or Coutinho, they could pursue 28-year-old Inter Milan and Croatia winger Ivan Perisic, who is a long-term target for Manchester United. (Sport Italia via Football Italia)

    - Paris St-Germain midfielder Angel di Maria, 29, has emerged as a surprise target for Barcelona as they seek to replace Neymar following his move to the French club. (Sport)

    - PSG have offered 18-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe an annual salary of 18m euros (£16.4m) over five years to convince him to leave Monaco. (L'Equipe - in French)

    - Mbappe is keen on a move to PSG but no deal has been reached and the transfer may not happen this summer. (ESPN)

    - Real Madrid have ended their interest in Mbappe and could turn to Chelsea and Belgium attacking midfielder Eden Hazard, 26. (Don Balon via Daily Star)

    - Chelsea have yet to return with an improved bid for Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 27, after the Foxes rejected a £15m offer earlier this summer. (Telegraph)

    - Midfielder Jack Colback, 27, is set to leave Newcastle after a training ground row with boss Rafael Benitez. (Daily Mail)

    - Tottenham are in talks to sign Ajax centre-back Davinson Sanchez, 21, for £35m. (Mirror)

    - Real Madrid and Spain midfielder Isco, 25, now has a release clause of 700m euros (£637m) after signing a four-year deal with the option of a further season. (AS)

    - Real Madrid have ended their interest in Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 25, and Manchester United counterpart David de Gea, 26. (Don Balon via Express)

    - Swansea will offer £20m for former midfielder Joe Allen, 27, despite Stoke saying the Wales international is not for sale. (Mirror)


    Manchester United are close to completing the signing of 19-year-old Oliveirense striker Bruno Amorim, according to the Portuguese club's director Antonio Jose Leite. (Noticias ao Minuto via Daily Express)