Sergio Ramos, the outgoing Real Madrid captain, has four prospective destinations: PSG, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Sevilla. After failing to reach an agreement on a contract extension, the 35-year-old Spanish defender, who began his career at Sevilla, is likely to leave Real after 16 years at the club.
Arsenal made a £40 million proposal for Brighton defender Ben White, who is 23 years old. Last season, the centre-back made 36 Premier League games for Brighton and was called up to the England squad in May.
Arsenal have snubbed a deal for Martin Odegaard, a 22-year-old midfielder from Norway, who is determined to stay at Real Madrid after spending the second half of last season on loan.
Arsenal’s top transfer target this summer has emerged as Leicester and England midfielder James Maddison, although the Foxes have rejected a £70 million bid for the 24-year-old.
Memphis Depay, a former Manchester United attacker who is out of contract at Lyon, is expected to join Barcelona and reunite with fellow Dutchman Ronald Koeman.
After turning down a new contract at Bayern Munich, Kingsley Coman, a 25-year-old French winger, wants to move to the Premier League.
Chelsea’s Italian left defender Emerson Palmieri is Napoli’s top target, but the two clubs are at odds over the Stamford Bridge club’s 15 million euro (£12.85 million) valuation for the 26-year-old.
Inter Milan are likely to compete with Everton for the signing of PSV Eindhoven’s Denzel Dumfries, a 25-year-old Dutch defender.
Brighton and Stuttgart have agreed a club record £25 million fee for Argentina attacker Nicolas Gonzalez, 23, who scored six goals in 15 Bundesliga games in the 2020-21 season.
Spurs are interested in signing Tariq Lamptey, a 20-year-old right-back for Brighton and England U21s, who shone for Graham Potter’s team last season until suffering a season-ending hamstring injury in December.
Danny Welbeck, a 30-year-old former England striker, is also in discussion with the Seagulls about a new contract.
The fact that the two teams have been drawn to play each other in the opening round of the 2021-22 Premier League season has hampered England striker Harry Kane’s ambitions of moving from Tottenham to Premier League champions Manchester City.
Sheffield United may be compelled to accept Arsenal’s proposed deal for Sander Berge, a Norwegian midfielder. The 23-year-old has expressed his desire to play in the Champions League next season.
Leeds United are still hopeful that Ezgjan Alioski, 29, will stay at Elland Road. The Macedonian winger was anticipated to leave the club on a free transfer this summer after failing to reach an agreement on fresh terms, and he looked to bid farewell on the final day of previous season.
As part of their hunt for a new manager, Crystal Palace are hoping to meet with former Borussia Dortmund manager Lucien Favre.
Atletico Madrid has rejected Manchester United’s initial approach for full-back Kieran Trippier. The winners of La Liga are seeking around £35 million for the 30-year-old Englishman.
Chelsea has made a 60 million euro (£51.5 million) offer for Inter Milan’s Moroccan full-back Achraf Hakimi, who is also desired by Paris Saint-Germain.