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West Ham want Maguire on loan, Garnacho rejects Man Utd deal



Chelsea Manchester United's defence, marshalled by captain Harry Maguire, conceded only their second goal in three pre-season friendlies

West Ham are looking at making a move to bring in England centre-back Harry Maguire, 29, on loan from Manchester United. (Mirror)

Manchester United winger Alejandro Garnacho has yet to sign a new deal at the Old Trafford the club, with the Argentine’s representatives wanting more than the £20,000-a-week that has been offered. Real Madrid and Juventus are monitoring the situation of the 18-year-old, whose contract runs until 2024 and has an option to be extended by a year. (Independent)

Liverpool have made Borussia Dortmund’s England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, and Wolves’ Portugal midfielder Matheus Nunes, 24, their prime transfer targets this summer. (Mail) 

Arsenal have made initial contact with Bayer Leverkusen about France winger Moussa Diaby but the German club do not want to sell the 23-year-old in January. (Sky Sports)


Barcelona have a serious interest in signing Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan on a free transfer in the summer when the 32-year-old’s contract with Manchester City runs out. (Telegraph – subscription required)

Chelsea are monitoring the future of Brighton forward Leandro Trossard, who has been linked with Arsenal and Tottenham, with the Seagulls unlikely to accept less than £25m for the 28-year-old Belgium international. (Mirror)

Everton could make a move for 26-year-old French striker Moussa Dembele, whose Lyon contract expires at the end of the season. (Footmercato – in French)

Lyon are attempting to hijack Wolves’ attempts to sign 21-year-old Brazilian midfield Joao Gomes from Flamengo(Athletic – subscription required)


Leicester City have had a £30m bid for Argentina forward Nicolas Gonzalez, 24, rejected by Italian club Fiorentina. (90 Min)

Southampton are getting closer to a permanent deal for 21-year-old Senegal forward Nicolas Jackson, who Villarreal value at 20m euros (£17.7m). (Athletic – subscription required)

Crystal Palace are interested in bringing Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher back to the club, with the 22-year-old England international having impressed on loan with the Eagles last season. (Sky Sports)

Nottingham Forest, Southampton, Everton and Newcastle have also enquired about Gallagher, though the midfielder has no interest in leaving Chelsea while he continues to be selected for the first team. (Mail)


Bournemouth, Nottingham Forest and Al-Nassr are interested in Paris-St Germain’s Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas, 36. (Athletic – subscription required)

Forest are also considering a move for Newcastle’s New Zealand striker Chris Wood, 31. (Football Insider)

Napoli director of sport Cristiano Giuntoli says he is “optimistic” the club can sign 22-year-old Angers and Morocco midfielder Azzedine Ounahi, who has also been linked with Aston Villa and Leeds United.(Sport Mediaset, via Football Italia)

Belgium wing-back Yannick Carrasco’s agent says talks are taking place for the 29-year-old move to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid, with Dutch forward Memphis Depay, 28, going in the opposite direction. (Nieuwsblad – in Dutch)


Bayern Munich have had an offer of 8m euros (£7m) and 1m euros (£885,000) in add-ons for Switzerland keeper Yann Sommer, 34, rejected by Borussia Monchengladbach. (Florian Plettenberg)

Former Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa is the Mexican Football Federation’s favoured candidate to take over as boss of their national men’s team. (ESPN)

German keeper Loris Karius, 29, is expected to extend his deal at Newcastle United beyond January as talks take place between the two parties. (Mail)

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