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Tottenham want £100m from Bayern for Kane, Arsenal to complete Timber signing



Harry Kane scores from the spot to break Wayne Rooney's record for England

Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 29, wants to join Bayern Munich but the German club’s opening offer of £60m plus add-ons for the England captain has been deemed too low and they will need to get to at least £100m to have a chance of completing a deal. (Guardian)

Arsenal have submitted a third bid for 24-year-old West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice, with the offer made up of an initial £100m and a further £5m in add-ons. (Athletic – subscription required)

Tottenham are closing in on a £40m deal for Leicester midfielder James Maddison, 26, with the England international set to have a medical on Wednesday. (Sky Sports)

Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 32, signed a contract extension with Manchester United but the Old Trafford club backed out of the deal and have instead offered him a lower salary than they had originally. (Athletic – subscription required)


Manager Erik ten Hag’s uncertainty about De Gea is behind Manchester United’s U-turn over a new contract for the Spanish goalkeeper. (Mail)

Porto’s need to raise money to meet Financial Fair Play regulations has seen them offer goalkeeper Diogo Costa to a number of suitors across the Premier League, with Chelsea and Manchester United among those contacted about the 23-year-old Portugal international. (90min)

Liverpool are ready to rival Real Madrid in trying to sign Paris St-Germain’s France forward Kylian Mbappe, 24, with a bid of more than 300m euros (£258m), according to Fifa agent Marco Kirdemir. (Marca)

Manchester United would also consider entering an auction for Mbappe, with PSG open to offers from Premier League sides. (Sun)

Inter Milan are set to make a new bid to loan Chelsea’s Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 30, with a £25.8m option to buy at the end of the season. (Telegraph – subscription required)


Arsenal are closing in on the signings of Ajax’s Netherlands defender Jurrien Timber, 22, and Chelsea’s Germany forward Kai Havertz, 24. (Sky Sports)

Manchester United remain interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 26, with Bayern Munich also exploring the possibility of recruiting the Netherlands international. (90min)

West Ham are in talks with Juventus over a permanent deal for Switzerland midfielder Denis Zakaria. The 26-year-old spent last season on loan at Chelsea. (Sky Italia – in Italian)

Brighton have yet to receive any offers for Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo, 21, and are keen on Ajax’s Ghana midfielder Mohammed Kudus, 22. (Talksport)


Ajax want £40m for attacking midfielder Kudus with Manchester United also thought to be interested in a deal. (Mail)

Liverpool and Newcastle United are among the Premier League clubs eyeing Juventus’ £51m-rated Italy forward Federico Chiesa, 25. (Corriere dello Sport – in Italian)

Chelsea have turned down an offer from Galatasaray to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 34, on a free transfer as they want to recoup some of the £10.3m they spent on him last September. (Telegraph – subscription required)

Leeds United are interested in Liverpool’s 26-year-old English centre-back Nat Phillips. (Athletic – subscription required)


Real Madrid are considering activating Fenerbahce midfielder Arda Guler’s 17.5m euro (£15m) release clause, but the amount of commission added on top for the 18-year-old is complicating the deal. (ESPN) 

Everton have turned down a £4m bid from Ipswich Town for 22-year-old English striker Ellis Simms. (Football Insider)

Former England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 30, is “considering all options” and has not ruled out a move to Saudi Araba following his departure from Nottingham Forest. (Sky Sports)

Sheffield Wednesday are in talks with former Aston Villa, Norwich City and Leicester City boss Dean Smith about their vacant manager’s job. (Football Insider)

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