Saturday, 1st July 2017
Chelsea‘s lack of spending is about to end abruptly, with Tiemoue Bakayoko, Antonio Rudiger, and Alex Sandro all sharing a cab to Stamford Bridge. It’s so long to arrive that the fare is £125m.
But Nathaniel Chalobah is stalling on a new deal with the Blues and Watford are loitering in the shadows, waiting to pounce.
Despite Vincente Del Bosque telling them to keep Alvaro Morata, Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sell him to Manchester United. Or at least that’s what he’s told friends.
Jose Mourinho needs to clear his diary because Ivan Perisic, with Croatian international ready to force a departure from Internazionale to Manchester United…
… Kieran Tierney is arriving from Celtic for £15m.
West Ham United missed out on Anthony Modeste of 1FC Köln and Villarreal’s Cedric Bakambu because they wouldn’t go higher than £22m…
…so they are chasing after Chicarito and are willing to bung Bayer Leverkusen a touch over £13m.
Southampton will make Lech Poznan‘s Jan Bednarek Mauricio Pellegrino’s first signing this week.