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Madrid withdraw offer for Mbappe, Traore eyes Tottenham



Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappé celebrates after the team knocked out Bayern Munich in a Champions League quarter-final last season on away goals

Real Madrid have withdrawn from negotiations to sign France forward Kylian Mbappe, 22, from Paris St-Germain because the clubs cannot agree a fee. (RMC Sport – in French)

However, the Spanish club are set to beat PSG in the race to sign 18-year-old France midfielder Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes. (Canal+ via Get French Football News)

Barcelona will try to sign Arsenal and Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, 26, if Brazil defender Emerson Royal, 22, leaves the Nou Camp to join Tottenham. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

Manchester City are not expecting any further incomings or outgoings before the transfer window closes after tying down Brazil goalkeeper Ederson, 28, to a new contract. Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 27, was the subject of an offer from AC Milan, but was not interested in the move. (Times – subscription required)

Bernado Silva scored one and made another as Man City beat Man Utd 3-1 at Old Trafford

Bernado Silva scored

West Ham have reached a verbal agreement with Ajax to sign left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, although completing the deal before Tuesday’s deadline will be complicated with the 28-year-old currently on international duty with Argentina. (Telegraaf – in Dutch)

However, the Hammers are unlikely to pursue a deal for Tagliafico despite the full-back having been offered to the club by multiple agents. (Athletic)

Chelsea have told Sevilla and France centre-back Jules Kounde’s agent they will make one last attempt to sign the 22-year-old. (ABC Sevilla, via Sport Witness)

Leicester City have expressed interest in Chelsea and England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 20, who has also been linked with Borussia Dortmund. (

Callum Hudson-Odoi scored his first Premier League goal of the season

Callum Hudson-Odoi

The Blues also want to take for Atletico Madrid’s Spanish midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, on loan but the La Liga champions want to include a clause that would make it a permanent deal for £34m. (Goal) 

Juventus have opted not to pursue a deal for Barcelona and Bosnia-Herzegovina midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 31, with the Serie A club close to signing 19-year-old Dutchman Mohamed Ihattaren from PSV Eindhoven. Pjanic, who spent four years at Juventus before joining Barca in 2020, is one of several players the Catalan club are trying to offload before Tuesday’s deadline. (Goal)

Brentford have made a £13m bid for Gremio’s Brazilian full-back Vanderson, 20, who has also attracted interest from AC Milan this summer. (Goal)


Wolves have submitted an £8.6m bid to sign Marseille and Croatia defender Duje Caleta-Car but the Ligue 1 side want £12.9m before they allow the 24-year-old to leave. (Foot01 – in French) 

Wolves forward Adama Traore, 25, has recruited agent Jorge Mendes to help him secure a move to Tottenham. The Spain international wants to reunite with old boss Nuno Espirito Santo. (Footballer Insider) 

Wolves forward Adama Traore has four goals and four assists this season

Adama Traore

Burnley are in talks to bring Swansea City and Wales defender Connor Roberts, 25, to Turf Moor. (WalesOnline) 

Chelsea midfielder Tino Anjorin is close to joining Lokomotiv Moscow in a loan deal that includes a £17m option to buy the 19-year-old Englishman. (Goal) 

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