TRANSFER NEWS LIVE
– Liverpool offered the chance to sign Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele
– Manchester United will launch a bid for their second summer signing this week
– Arsenal hold talks over swoop for Paris Saint-Germain star
– Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri could raid former club Chelsea for two stars
Dembele to Liverpool?
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been offered the chance to sign Ousmane Dembele, according to TeamTalk.
Klopp is a huge fan of the Barcelona star, who scored 14 goals last season in all competitions.
When asked about Dembele’s availability last year, Klopp answered, “Is he on the market? Now I’m interested.”
TeamTalk claim Barcelona would have no qualms in selling Dembele to Liverpool if the Reds tabled a similar sum.
The good news for Klopp and Anfield bosses is that Dembele is open to a Merseyside move.
Winning the Champions League again has given the Anfield outfit extra gravitas when it comes to luring Europe’s top talent.
The report states that Dembele has intimated that Liverpool is one of his preferred destinations.
Longstaff to Man Utd?
Manchester United are hoping to make Sean Longstaff their second summer signing, according to Football Insider.
Old Trafford bosses plan to launch an opening offer worth £18m this week for the Newcastle United midfielder.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified the 21-year-old as a key target.
The club believe Longstaff have develop into a Premier League star.
Kimpembe to Arsenal?
Arsenal have enquired about a swoop for Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe, according to Soccer Link.
The Gunners reportedly contacted the France international’s father to discover whether a transfer would be possible.
But Kimpembe is eager to stay at PSG despite the potential arrival of Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax.
Chelsea and Manchester United are also reportedly interested.
Jorginho and Emerson to leave Chelsea?
Juventus appointed Maurizio Sarri as their new manager on Sunday – and he has two Chelsea players he wants to take to Italy with him.
After just one year at Chelsea, Sarri has jumped ship to Serie A champions Juventus.
According to The Times, Jorginho and Emerson Palmieri are at the top of Sarri’s wish list.
The former Napoli manager will be commanding some of the finest talents in the game next season.
Deep-lying playmaker Jorginho didn’t take long to follow Sarri to Chelsea from Napoli last summer, signing for around £50m.
Sarri is also thought to be keen on taking left-back Emerson to Turin.
The Italy international spent time with Palermo and Roma in Serie A, before signing for Chelsea in January 2018.
Wan-Bissaka to Man Utd?
Crystal Palace have rejected a second bid from Manchester United for Aaron Wan-Bissaka rejected.
According to Sky Sports, the Red Devils’ £50m proposal did not tickle the Eagles’ fancy.
Selhurst Park chiefs are unhappy that the offer was structured as an initial £35m plus £15m in add-ons.
Crystal Palace would, however, accepted a regular £50m bid.