Man Utd's Olise bomb, Arsenal's Guimaraes surprise, Chelsea's Maatsen exit: FootballTransfers latest

Tom Weber
Tom Weber
  • Updated: 19 Jun 2024 16:41 CDT
  • 5 min read
Michael Olise, Man Utd, 2023/24

Wednesday delivered plenty of big storylines as Manchester United had to make a decision on Michael Olise.

Plus, Arsenal's surprising Bruno Guimaraes plans have been revealed and Chelsea have sealed their first major sale of the summer window. There's plenty to cover, so let's jump right in.

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Exclusive: Liverpool enter Olise race

FootballTransfers understands that Liverpool have joined the race to sign Crystal Palace star Michael Olise.

Chelsea are still in pole position and Man Utd have now decided that they are not prepared to pay his €70m release clause.

In more bad news for Man Utd, they are not legally allowed to sign players from Nice this summer.

Exclusive: Arsenal in Bruno swap?

FootballTransfers is also told that Arsenal are willing to offer players in exchange for Newcastle midfielder Bruno Guimaraes.

Bruno Guimaraes
© IMAGO - Bruno Guimaraes

Chelsea exit sealed

Aston Villa have reached an agreement to sign Chelsea defender Ian Maatsen for north of €40m.

Though not officially the swap deal that was previously mooted, a player could still head the other way - and it may not be Jhon Duran.

In fact, it seems as though Chelsea are ready to move on from Duran.

Man Utd want Zirkzee

Man Utd are in talks to sign Bologna star Joshua Zirkzee.

They face a race against time but good progress has been made.

They also have an exciting alternative lined up should things go wrong.

Transfer news

Finally, let's finish up with some more transfer news from around the world. Arsenal have been keeping tabs on Arda Guler at Euro 2024 and could make a move 'soon.'

Man Utd have a 'unique market opportunity' but a transfer entirely depends on Real Madrid.

Chelsea have suffered a transfer blow at Euro 2024.

Xavi Simons wants a Barcelona return, but it's probably for the best that a move is unlikely.

Xavi Simons
© IMAGO - Xavi Simons

Fabrizio Romano has provided an update on Arsenal's links with Jeremie Frimpong.

Borussia Dortmund are targeting a Newcastle starlet as they are ready to give up on Jadon Sancho.

Mason Greenwood has 'agreed' to a surprising transfer.

Man Utd's Casemiro has held transfer talks with one of Europe's biggest clubs.

Lastly, Graham Potter has been snubbed by Leicester City.

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