Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd £109m battle, Chelsea eye Man City star, Thiago to Liverpool

Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd £109m battle, Chelsea eye Man City star, Thiago to Liverpool

Transfer news LIVE: The latest news, gossip and done deals ahead of the summer transfer window

  • Manchester United are battling Chelsea for £109m-rated Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak
  • Chelsea have set their sights on Manchester City defender John Stones
  • Liverpool remain interested in Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara
  • Express Sport brings you the latest from the rest of the Premier League

Arsenal record deal slammed

Jermaine Jenas has described Nicolas Pepe’s signing as “bad business” for Arsenal.

When asked if Pepe would be considered among the league’s biggest flops from last summer transfer window when taking his £72m fee into account, Jenas said: “Oh yeah. That’s up there with Joelinton.

“It is the money, it is as simple as that. The amount of money spent on him in terms of what he has delivered and what you can actually see.

“A lot of people talk about Thierry Henry’s first season at Arsenal and it didn’t quite go for him straight away.

“They kind of lean on that a lot in these type of signings.

“But I’ve just not seen it with this particular player and it looks like bad business.”

Thiago Alcantara to Liverpool

Liverpool could be able to offer the No 6 shirt to Thiago Alcantara should Dejan Lovren seal his move to Zenit St Petersburg.

Lovren, who currently occupies the squad number, is on the brink of a £10.9million switch to the Russian outfit.

Thiago is in Jurgen Klopp’s sights after refusing to extend his contract with Bayern Munich.

Anfield chiefs have yet to contact the Bundesliga champions over a swoop, however.

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Published at Sat, 25 Jul 2020 09:42:00 +0000