LIVE Football Transfers: All Of Thursday's Big Business Across Europe

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09:07, 19 Aug 2021
Last Updated: 17:59, 19 Aug 2021

What a day we have lined up in the football transfer world!

Beyond the continuing Harry Kane saga, Robert Lewandowski has now rocked Bayern Munich with the revelation that he wants a new challenge.

For all the latest on that and everything else from the merry-go-round, stay with The Sportsman all day. We've got you covered.

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Signing off!

That's all for us from today, make sure you tune back in tomorrow to keep up with any transfers that are happening across Europe! 

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Florenzi on the move!

Roma full-back Alessandro Florenzi has agreed personal terms on a move to AC Milan.

The deal has been completed and should be announced once he has passed his medical.

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Bamford agrees new contract

Patrick Bamford has signed a new five-year deal with Leeds United. The striker had been a reported target for Tottenham Hotspur but the player made it clear that he was happy at Elland Road.

Patrick Bamford signs new five-year Leeds United contract
Patrick Bamford signs new five-year Leeds United contract
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Bernardo Silva does not want to be part of Kane de

Manchester City's Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva has no intention on being a part of any deal that brings Harry Kane to the Etihad Stadium. Silva wants a move away from the Premier League champions but is thought he only has eyes on moving to La Liga.

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Danjuma announced as Villarreal player

Villarreal have announced the signing of AFC Bournemouth winger Arnaut Danjuma on a five-year contract, paying over £20million to the Championship club.

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Rangers agree Bacuna deal

Rangers have reportedly agreed a deal to sign midfielder Juninho Bacuna from English Championship side Huddersfield Town. Steven Gerrard made it clear he wanted to make more additions to his squad before the end of the transfer window.

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Man United to make Pogba highest-paid player

The Daily Mail are reporting that Manchester United are prepared to make midfielder Paul Pogba the club's highest-paid player by offering him terms of £400k a week. The French international's current deal at Old Trafford is set to expire at the end of the season.

United 'to make Pogba their best-paid player on £400,000-per-week'
United 'to make Pogba their best-paid player on £400,000-per-week'
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Mir fee revealed

As reported by the Express and Star, Wolverhampton Wanderers are set to bank £13.7million for striker Rafa Mir as a deal has been agreed with La Liga side Sevilla.

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Sevilla agree Mir deal

La Liga side Sevilla have agreed a deal with Wolverhampton Wanderers for striker Rafa Mir.

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Bakayoko and Emerson closing in on Chelsea exits

Chelsea duo Tiemoue Bakayoko and Emerson Palmieri are close to sealing their exits away from Stamford Bridge. Bakayoko is close to joining AC Milan on loan while Emerson's move to Lyon is expected to be a permanent transfer.

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Ramsdale undergoing Arsenal medical

It's all happening in north London today, Martin Odegaard has completed his medical with Arsenal and now it is the turn of Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale to undergo his Gunners medical.

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Odegaard completes Arsenal medical

Martin Odegaard has completed his Arsenal medical as his move to the Emirates Stadium edges closer.

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Pedro joins Lazio

Former Chelsea and Barcelona winger Pedro has joined Serie A club Lazio from rivals Roma and he will link up with ex-Blues boss Maurizio Sarri.

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Lewandowski's new club odds

Betfred have opened a market for Robert Lewandowski's next club. The Bayern Munich striker is believed to after a new challenge.

Here is a link to Betfred's betting market:

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Sunderland to pick up Leeds youngster

Sunderland lost their first game of the season in midweek but now look to be strengthening in the transfer market with the signing of 20-year-old Leeds left-back Niall Huggins.

The highly-rated Welsh under 21 international has only made one appearance for the Yorkshire club but is now heading to the Stadium of Light on a permanent deal.

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Celtic target 26-year-old goal machine

Sky Sports are reporting that Celtic have made an approach for Greek striker Georgios Giakoumakis, who currently plays for Dutch second division side VVV-Venlo.

Despite the club's relegation, he won the Golden Boot in the Eredivisie with 26 goals, which makes his reduced asking price of £3m seem like a bargain. 

This one could be huge for Celtic, who beat AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League last night. 

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Odegaard to Arsenal almost complete

Martin Odegaard is set to sign permanently for Arsenal today with an official announcement from Real Madrid expected soon.

The 22-year-old attacking midfielder enjoyed a relatively successful loan spell in London last term and is thought to be joining for a estimated fee of £30m.

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Championship clubs circling Watford's Gray

A number of Championship clubs are interested in signing Watford striker Andre Gary on loan.

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Arsenal agree Ramsdale fee

Last night it was reported that Arsenal had agreed a fee with Sheffield United for England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale. The shot-stopper was not involved in last night's drubbing at the Hawthorns and he is set to join the Gunners for an initial £24million.

Arsenal on verge of finalising agreement worth initial £24m for Aaron Ramsdale
Arsenal on verge of finalising agreement worth initial £24m for Aaron Ramsdale
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Leceister confirm Barnes' new deal

Leicester City have confirmed that winger Harvey Barnes has signed a new four-year contract with the FA Cup winners. His new deal runs through until the summer of 2025.

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Watford sign Tufan

Watford have confirmed the signing of Turkish international midfielder Ozan Tufan from Fenerbahce.

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Shaqiri to Lyon

Liverpool and Switzerland attacker Xherdan Shaqiri is reportedly in talks over a move to French club Lyon.

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Gary Cahill set for Bournemouth medical

Veteran defender Gary Cahill is heading to the south coast for a medical with Championship side AFC Bournemouth. The ex-Crystal Palace man is set to join the Cherries on a one-year deal.


You can find the odds for Bournemouth to seal a return to the Premier League through Betfred by following this link:


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Lewandowski wants a new challenge

Sky Sports broke a story this morning claiming that 32-year-old Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski is seeking a challenge away from the German giants. The Poland international has been with the club since 2014 and last season he broke the Bundesliga record for most goals in a single campaign with a staggering 41. 

The report also claims that Bayern value the player at around £100million.

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Good morning and welcome to the Sportsman's live transfer blog where we will be keeping you updated throughout the day on the biggest transfer news. Could we be set to see Martin Odegaard announced as a permanent Arsenal player today? Stay tuned.

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