Lewandowski to Barcelona, Chelsea sign Koulibaly - Saturday's transfer round up

Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith 16 Jul 2022 22:56 BST 3 min read
Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich

The summer transfer market is really in full-flow now, with the volume of completed deals up each day as clubs ready themselves to step up their pre-season preparations.

Barcelona have added yet more quality to their first-team, Chelsea have signed a Napoli star, while Everton have targeted two of Chelsea's academy stars. Here are five of the biggest stories from 16 July.

Lewandowski to Barcelona

Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich, 2021/22

Barcelona have announced that they've reached an agreement in principle with Bayern Munich for the transfer of Robert Lewandowski.

There is only a medical left to do, but the club's have agreed that a move will happen.

Everton want Broja and Gallagher

Frank Lampard, Everton, 2021/22

Frank Lampard is attempting to tap into his contacts at Chelsea by signing both Armando Broja and Conor Gallagher.

The Everton head coach is keen to sign both, but faces competition for their signatures.

Koulibaly joins Chelsea

Kalidou Koulibaly, Napoli, 2021/22

In the early hours of the morning, Chelsea confirmed the signing of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.

The Senegal international has joined for £34 million (€40m) and has linked up with the team on their pre-season tour of the USA.

Man Utd draw up Wan-Bissaka replacement shortlist

Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Man Utd, 2021/22

FootballTransfers exclusively revealed that Denzel Dumfries and Achraf Hakimi are on Manchester United's right-back shortlist as Erik ten Hag looks for alternatives to Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

Memphis wanted by four clubs

Barcelona forward Memphis Depay

Barcelona want to shift Memphis Depay after signing Lewandowski and Raphinha, and renewing Ousmane Dembele's deal, and they aren't short of suitors.

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