Transfer Round-up of the day: 13 July

Paul Pogba

We bring to you all the latest happenings on the transfer front. Read about all the transfer action from World over:

#1. Paul Pogba United future looks bleak

In the latest event, Paul Pogbaswerved the media after Manchester United’s pre-season win in Perth. Just as the media asked about his future to the French midfielder after reports suggesting as they pressed the France midfielder for answers on his future amid reports about his possible exit from the club.

#2. Fekir coud be moving to Real Betis, Lo Celso to Spurs

Latest reports suggest that Spanish club Real Betis is very close to signing French attacking midfielder Nabil Fekir, which would pave way for a move for Lo Celso, who has attracted interest from Spurs and is keen to move to the Premier League.

#3. Arsenal turn eyes towards Dias

Arsenal has ignited interest in Rube Dias with Laurent Koscienly pushing for a move away from Arsenal. The 22-year-old Portuguese is currently at Benfica and has a release clause of £53m, however, Unai Emery is looking at the possibility of some negotiations which shall see the defender come in cheaper initially with the contract full of future add-ons.

Manchester United too have shown interest in the Portuguese after reports of the possible departure of Lindelof were surfacing.

#4. Arsenal in for Pepe?

Reports in France have surfaced claiming Arsenal are keen on Lille’s Nicolas Pepe and have submitted an €80million bid for the striker.

This comes as a huge surprise after reports claimed that Arsenal has been given a transfer budget of £45m after failing to qualify for the Champions League.

This could mean some Arsenal players are on the exit and the biggest name surfacing is Alexandre Lacazette, who could be on his way to Atletico Madrid as a replacement for Antonio Griezmann.

#5. Bayern keen on Trippier

German Champions Bayern Munich is looking for a deputy for Joshua Kimmich and has identified Spurs defender Kieran Trippier as one of the options, according to Sky reports.

Bayern is keen on the move but feels Trippier might cost too much and are evaluating other suitable options as well.

#6. Lukatu to Inter, Icardi to Juventus?

Inter Milan have a strong interest in Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku, however, they haven’t submitted a formal bid. Reports claim that the Serie-A side is waiting for the transfer of Mauro Icardi, who is reportedly a Juventus target.

This transfer shall add more financial muscle power to Inter’s pursuit and they could then match United’s ask for a full cash payment in excess of the £75m they paid for Lukaku two years ago.

Inter are also looking at the possibility of a player exchange or loan deals.

#7. Juventus agree with De Light fee

According to De Telegraaf, Juventus have agreed to a fee with Ajax for their prized center-back Mathijs De Ligt.De Light had personal terms agreed already and was waiting for the two clubs to agree to the terms.

It is understood Juventus have now agreed to a fee in the region of £63million for the Netherlands international.

#8. Coutinho going nowhere claims agent

Coutinho has been a hot topic this transfer window with the playmaker attracting interest from the likes of PSG and Manchester United.

Speaking to the Telegraph about Coutinho’s future, his agent Kia Joorabchian stated: I was told they have no intention of selling him, that Barcelona has not spoken to anyone and that stories to the contrary are simply not true.

This would mean Coutinho might have another chance at Barcelona to redeem himself, however, with the arrival of Griezmann, Coutinho might not get as much game-time as he would like.

It would be interesting to see how the Coutinho saga pans out.

#9. Gallagher reunites with Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Rovers have signed Sam Gallagher from Southampton on a four-year deal.  The cost of the deal has been left undisclosed.

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