LIVE Football Transfers: All Of Friday's Business Including Raphael Varane

Follow all of the day's big moves here
09:11, 13 Aug 2021
Last Updated: 19:53, 13 Aug 2021

Ready for more after Big Rom and Little Leo? Friday is sure to bring a heap more transfer business now that Chelsea and PSG have made their big splashes.

Raphael Varane should be unveiled by Manchester United today, while there are 11 Premier League managers speaking in press conferences today, with the transfer market sure to be a huge topic.

Stick with us right through Friday as we bring you all the latest. You might want to fill the kettle.

Updates
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Signing Off!

Right, all attention is now on Brentford v Arsenal as the Premier League returns, but we will be back with more transfer news on Monday!

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Swindon pick up Williams

Welsh international Jonny Williams, who featured at Euro 2020, has linked up with Swindon Town after recent spells at Sunderland, Charlton and Cardiff.

Fresh from the Euros, Williams arrives at SN1
Fresh from the Euros, Williams arrives at SN1
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Diego Costa leaves Europe

Atletico Madrid and former Chelsea striker Diego Costa is on his way back to Brazil having verbally agreed a one-year deal with Atletico Mineiro.

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Could Spurs miss out on Kane replacement?

Tottenham are making inquiries into Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic, who scored 21 goals in 37 Serie A matches last season. Could he be Harry Kane's potential replacement? 

Quite possibly, but Spurs will have to act fast if they are to get this one over the line.

Sky in Italy are reporting that Atletico Madrid have made a £51m offer for the Serbian international.

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Goal 4 anybody?

How about this one for a story?

Daniel Velasco, a reporter for TUDN MEX, claims that 18-year-old Mexican Santiago Munez is a transfer target of Newcastle United. He is a forward that currently plays for Santos Laguna but this would truly be a Hollywood story.

Now we aren't going to actually believe this one until we see it happen, but if one man can fire Newcastle to the Champions League, surely it is 'Santi'. 

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Roma's striker hunt still on track

Sky Sports' Kaveh Solhekol reports that Roma are still interested in signing Chelsea's Tammy Abraham, even though progress is slow at the moment.

There's been no contact from the Italian giants in trying to sign Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette while it seems that their chances of signing Kelechi Iheanacho are almost zero, with the Foxes unwilling to sell at this moment in time. 

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Everton in for Manchester United man

Rafa Benitez has been discussing Everton's finances today, and now it seems they've gone in for Andreas Pereira on loan.

Manchester United were hoping to get rid of the Brazilian on a permanent deal, so there is still room for negotiations on this one. 

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Vestergaard confirmed by Leicester
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Arsenal target closer to Juventus move

Sassuolo midfielder Manuel Locatelli finally has a breakthrough in his dream move to Juventus.

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Guardiola's Press Conference
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Sebastian Polter finds another club

Former QPR striker Sebastian Polter has joined VFL Bochum.

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Marc McNulty returns to Dundee United

Forward Marc McNulty has returned to Dundee United on loan from Reading for the season.

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Done Deal: Willock joins Newcastle

Joe Willock's £25million move from Arsenal to Newcastle United has been confirmed by the North East club. The attacker has signed a six-year-deal at St James' Park.

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Lage has told the board the players he wants

Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Bruno Lage has told the club's board the type of players he wants them to sign before the transfer deadline at the end of the month.

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Clarke-Salter loaned to Coventry

Chelsea academy graduate and former England U21 captain Jake Clarke-Salter has linked up with Mark Robins' Coventry City for the 2021/22 season. After spending two seasons with Birmingham City largely out of the squad, this is a move that has to go well for the defender if he wishes to find a permanent home to push on in his career.

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Rennes boss on Camavinga's future
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Tottenham rejected by Torres

As mentioned earlier today, Tottenham were set to make an offer for Spanish defender Pau Torres of Villarreal. The 24-year-old won the Europa League with his side last season so he is going to play in the Champions League this season. This is why he rejected Spurs as they are not in it. 

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Vestergaard bids farewell to Saints

Outgoing Southampton defender Jannik Vestergaard has bid farewell to the South Coast club as he is set to be announced as a new Leicester City player.

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Tuchel happy with Lukaku signing

The Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is happy to have Romelu Lukaku back at the club and believes he will be a huge addition to his Blues squad.

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Potter Press Conference
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Rodgers Press Conference
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Varane to miss Leeds clash

Inbound Manchester United signing Raphael Varane is set to miss the club's Premier League opener against Leeds United at Old Trafford, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed, as the club are still yet to announce the Frenchman's arrival. 

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Villa ready to swoop for Hermoso

Aston Villa are reportedly ready to sanction a €30million move for Atletico Madrid defender Mario Hermoso. The defender is left-footed and plays on the left side which means he would provide competition for Tyrone Mings for that left-sided spot.

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Vieira won't rule out more Palace signings

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira has not ruled out more additions to his new side but has warned that there will be 'nothing crazy'. 

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Sam Johnstone in talks over new contract

West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Sam Johnstone is in talks with the Championship club about a new deal, boss Valerien Ismael has confirmed. The Albion boss also revealed that Johnstone will start in goal for the club against Luton Town at the weekend.

Keeping Johnstone would be a huge boost for the Baggies.

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Tottenham eyeing a move for Pau Torres

Tottenham Hotspur are ready to make a move for £55million-rated Spanish defender Pau Torres. The 24-year-old defender was key to Villarreal's Europa League title win last season as well as playing his part in Spain's journey to the Euro 2020 semi-finals.

Tottenham set to move for ยฃ55m-rated Villarreal defender Pau Torres
Tottenham set to move for ยฃ55m-rated Villarreal defender Pau Torres
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Roma to target Iheanacho

Italian side Roma are considering an offer for Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho if they fail to sign Tammy Abraham from Chelsea. The Nigerian striker had a strong second-half of the season in 2020/21 and he finished the campaign with 12 Premier League goals.

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Solskjaer's positive talks with Pogba

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that he has nothing but positive talks with France midfielder Paul Pogba. The 28-year-old only has one year remaining on his current deal at Old Trafford.

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Guardiola won't be drawn into Kane talk

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola played down talk of his side acquiring the services of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane. It has been reported that a deal for the 28-year-old England captain would cost around £150million.

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Tuchel confirms Lukaku is qurantining

Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku is quarantining ahead of linking up with his new teammates following his £97.5million move from Inter, Thomas Tuchel has confirmed.

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Martin wants Swans skipper to sign new deal

Swansea boss Russell Martin has made it clear he wants to keep hold of his best players and he would like his Swans captain Matt Grimes to sign a contract extension with the Welsh club.

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Ginter might not get new Gladbach contract

German international defender Matthias Ginter is facing a difficult situation at Borussia Monchengladbach. The player wants to sign a new deal but the club are not in a position to offer a contract that is not suitable for an international.

The situation with the 27-year-old could alert some top clubs in Europe.

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Vestergaard completes Leicester medical

Defender Jannik Vestergaard is one step closer to completing his switch from Southampton to Leicester City after finalising his medical with the East Midlands club. The 29-year-old will provide cover for the injured Wesley Fofana.

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Pandev extends his stay with Genoa

Veteran striker Goran Pandev has extended his stay with Serie A side Genoa until 2022. After his Euro 2020 campaign with North Macedonia, the former Inter Milan forward was expected to retire from the game. It is great to see the cult figure carrying on for another year at 38 years young.

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Arsenal still chasing Odegaard deal

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is still looking to land his number one target, attacking midfielder Martin Odegaard who spent the second-half of last season at the Emirates Stadium. It is being reported that Real Madrid are open to the idea of selling the former boy wonder and it would seem that the Gunners would be his most likely destination.

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Nainggolan closing in on return to Belgium

Midfielder Radja Nainggolan is edging closer to his next move and it is set to be back in his homeland with Belgian side Royal Antwerp. He is reportedly set to sign a two-year-deal with the Pro League outfit.

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MK Dons appoint Manning as Martin successor

MK Dons' search for a new boss is over as they have announced Liam Manning as the club's first ever head coach. He joins the club after spending a season in charge of Belgian side Lommel SK where he guided a team to a third-placed finish in the First Division B.

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Bruce delighted with permanent Willock signing

We are still yet to receive official confirmation of Joe Willock's move from Arsenal to Newcastle United but manager Steve Bruce has already confirmed the youngster has been involved in training.

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New contract for Van Dijk

He may have missed much of last season through injury, but Virgil van Dijk is invaluable to Liverpool and the club have tied him down to a new contract that will keep him at Anfield until the summer of 2025.

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SIGNED: New five-year-deal for Meslier

Confirmation of Illan Meslier's new long-term deal with Leeds United.

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Leeds shot-stopper close to new deal

Leeds United goalkeeper Illan Meslier is reportedly close to a new long-term target. The young Frenchman kept 11 Premier League clean sheets last season and it is clear Marcelo Bielsa is a big fan of the 21-year-old. As reported by the Athletic.

Illan Meslier in advanced talks with Leeds United over new long-term contract
Illan Meslier in advanced talks with Leeds United over new long-term contract
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