Transfer News Today: Man Utd eye Maguire sale, Arsenal close in on Raya, PSG tell Neymar to LEAVE

Suraj Radia
Suraj Radia
  • Updated: 9 Aug 2023 22:52 BST
  • 10 min read
Neymar, Harry Maguire, Man Utd, 2022/23
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The new Premier League season is drawing nearer as teams look to conclude their transfer business before the weekend’s action and the close of the window at the end of the month.

Keep up to date with the latest news on August 10 with this round up of all the action here on Football Transfers.

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Arsenal Transfer News

* Arsenal will complete deal for David Raya this week after striking an agreement to take the Brentford goalkeeper on loan with the option to buy for £27 million. This confirms FootballTransfers' exclusive reporting from August 6 that the Raya transfer is a done deal. (The Athletic)

* Mikel Arteta will prioritise sales after confirming the signing of Raya this week, with up to SEVEN players set to leave. (The Telegraph)

* The Gunners have also lowered their asking price for Folarin Balogun after Inter failed to meet the initial valuation for the 22-year-old.(Gazzetta dello Sport)

* However, Arsenal have also reportedly turned down an offer from Monaco for Balogun which was in excess of £34m. (RMC Sport)

* Arsenal youngster Charlie Patino is set to join Swansea on loan this season despite initial thoughts that he would be sold this summer, with the midfielder's current contract to expire in 2025. ((Fabrizio Romano)

* Arsenal have made a 'tempting' offer for Barcelona starlet Ansu Fati. (SPORT)

David Raya is close to joining Arsenal
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Man Utd Transfer News

* Defensive duo Eric Bailly and Harry Maguire are both close to exits from Manchester United. (various)

* United have lined up three potential options to replace Maguire, with Jean-Clair Todibo and Benjamin Pavard the likely choices. (Fabrizio Romano)

* Former Man Utd flop Wout Weghorst is heading to Hoffenheim on loan. (BILD)

* Donny van de Beek is in talks over a switch to Real Sociedad, with the likely deal being a loan with an option or obligation to buy. (Fabrizio Romano)

* Fred is negotiating with Fulham and clubs in Saudi Arabia after seeing a transfer to Galatasaray collapse. (Chris Wheeler)

Harry Maguire is finally close to leaving Manchester United
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Chelsea Transfer News

* Chelsea are 'closing in' on a deal to sign Moises Caicedo after a productive round of talks with Brighton and they hope to complete a deal by the weekend, (The Guardian)

* Kepa Arrizabalaga could join Bayern Munich this summer after the German side made an approach for the Chelsea keeper. (various)

* Chelsea have two players on their shortlist to replace Kepa in Dortmund's Gregor Kobel and Valencia's Giorgi Marmadashvili. (Evening Standard)

* Lewis Hall is set to join Crystal Palace on loan this season and could renew his contract with Chelsea before. (Fabrizio Romano)

* Romelu Lukaku's move to Juventus could be in jeopardy after Juventus fans vocally protested the transfer.(various)

Chelsea have made progress in a transfer for Moises Caicedo
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Liverpool Transfer News

* Jurgen Klopp will consider moving on from Liverpool at the end of this season unless the Reds enjoy a successful season and his targets are met in the transfer window. We are told that the German coach has privately admitted that he thinks he’s taken the squad as far as he can, while he has become frustrated at the lack of investment from FSG this summer (FootballTransfers Exclusive).

* Liverpool are also considering a move for Brighton's Pervis Estupinian as they look to strengthen their defence. (FootballTransfers Exclusive)

* Liverpool could return with another bid for Romeo Lavia. ((Sacha Tavolieri)

Man City Transfer News

* Manchester City are still hoping to sign Lucas Paqueta despite seeing a £70m offer rejected by West Ham for the Brazilian. (Santi Aouna)

Newcastle Transfer News

* Newcastle are confident they can negotiate a lower asking price for Crystal Palace defender Joachim Andersen. (FootballTransfers exclusive)

Tottenham Transfer News

* Tottenham remain interested in another defender this summer and could make a move for Perr Schuurs. (Evening Standard)

Barcelona Transfer News

* Xavi has refused to rule out the sale of Ansu Fati. (Fabrizio Romano)

* Joan Laporta is trying to convince a Saudi club to buy Neymar permanently and loan him to Barcelona for one season. (SPORT)

* Franck Kessie has completed his move to Al-Ahli. (FootballTransfers exclusive)

* Barcelona have confirmed the signing of 16-year-old Freiburg wonderkid Noah Darvich. (FC Barcelona)

*Ousmane Dembele has arrived in Paris ahead of his move to PSG. (COPE)

Real Madrid Transfer News

* Real Madrid have already begun work on the presentation for signing Kylian Mbappe. (Relevo)

* Kylian Mbappe has rejected another offer from Paris Saint-Germain to extend his contract at club (ESPN).

* Real Madrid youngster Sergio Arribas has joined Almeria. (Fabrizio Romano)

Juventus Transfer News

* Romelu Lukaku has been publicly mocked by Juventus’ Ultras, who made it clear he is not welcome at the club. The prospect of Lukaku moving to Juventus has not gone down well with most Bianconeri fans. And Juve’s Ultras took matters a step further by making an anti-Lukaku banner which they held outside Juventus Stadium. The banner read: “Lukaku stay in Milano. We already have a second goalkeeper.”

PSG Transfer News

* PSG could terminate the contract of Neymar after telling the Brazilian and four other players that they need to leave the club. (RMC Sport)

* AS Roma have made a loan offer with an option to buy for Renato Sanches, but PSG have not responded yet. (Fabrizio Romano)

* Al-Hilal have made an improved offer for Marco Verratti that was swiftly rejected by PSG. (Fabrizio Romano)

Saudi Pro League Transfer News

* Napoli could be raided by Saudi Arabia shortly before Serie A kicks off, according to Italian media. With just 10 days to go until the new Italian league season commences, two of Napoli's biggest stars are being courted by Saudi clubs. Having already rejected two offers from Al-Hilal for Victor Osimhen, while demanding €200 million for the striker, it appears that the reigning champions are now actually faced with the threat of losing the Nigerian. According to Corriere dello Sport (via Footmercato), Al-Hilal have improved their offer for Osimhen to the desired €200m, but they didn't stop there. They added another €30m on top to also get midfielder Piotr Zielinski, claims the report.

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