Man Utd's Yoro bid ACCEPTED, Arsenal and Chelsea suffer Williams BLOW: FootballTransfers recap

Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith
  • 9 Jul 2024 23:00 BST
  • 4 min read
Leny Yoro, Lille, 2023/24
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Tuesday 9 July was a massive day in the football world as Lamine Yamal became the youngest ever goalscorer in European Championship history.

He netted Spain's first goal as they beat France 2-1 to reach the Euro 2024 final.

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In addition, it was another busy day in the transfer market as the summer window continues to throw up surprises.

Below, FootballTransfers runs through the biggest stories of the day.

Man Utd Transfer News

Marseille have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Man Utd forward Mason Greenwood.

However, the Mayor of Marseille has condemned the transfer.

In other news, Man Utd are considering Ivan Toney and Dominic Calvert-Lewin as potential striker options, despite their pursuit of Bologna's Joshua Zirkzee.

Man Utd have seen a bid for Leny Yoro accepted by Lille, but he still wants to join Real Madrid, according to Fabrizio Romano.

However, Red Devils legend Rio Ferdinand has urged Yoro to join his former club.

Man Utd want to sign Leny Yoro
© IMAGO - Man Utd want to sign Leny Yoro

Chelsea Transfer News

Chelsea target Crysencio Summerville won't push for a move away from Leeds United this summer.

Chelsea are reportedly “highly motivated” to sell Romelu Lukaku, Kepa Arrizabalaga and Malang Sarr as they undergo a summer revamp.

Arsenal Transfer News

Nico Williams would prefer to join Barcelona over Arsenal this summer.

Arsenal hold a genuine interest in Real Sociedad midfielder Mikel Merino, according to a report.

Riccardo Calafiori will smash the record of Bologna’s biggest ever sale when he completes his transfer to Arsenal.

Riccardo Calafiori is expected to join Arsenal soon
© IMAGO - Riccardo Calafiori is expected to join Arsenal soon

Following Calafiori's move, Kieran Tierney is expected to leave the club.

Arsenal are among the clubs interested in signing Real Madrid goalkeeper Andriy Lunin.

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