Wolverhampton Wanderers’ £75 million asking price for midfielder Ruben Neves has put off Arsenal, Manchester United and Barcelona.| www.thehardtackle.com
According to The Sun, Arsenal, Barcelona and Manchester United will all pull the plug on their respective pursuits of Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves due to the club’s asking price. Wolves are reportedly demanding a massive £75 million transfer fee for the Portuguese international
Juventus soften their demands for Matthijs de Ligt with Chelsea making progress in transfer talks| www.metro.co.uk
The Blues are out to sign at least two defenders this summer following the departures of Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger and are in talks to sign both de Ligt and Manchester City defender Nathan Ake.
Juventus have already turned down Chelsea’s offer of €40m (£34.4m) plus Timo Werner for the Netherlands international.
Arsenal hero Jack Wilshere makes brutal Richarlison claim and rates Tottenham’s title hopes| www.dailystar.co.uk
Jack Wilshere has made the bold claim that Richarlison would not get in Arsenal’s starting eleven after opting for a move to Tottenham over the Emirates Stadium.
Richarlison’s £60million move to north London is all but confirmed and an official announcement is expected in the coming days. The Brazilian completed a medical in his native country with Spurs’ representatives.
REVEALED: Tottenham held off a late attempt from London rivals Chelsea to sign Richarlison by submitting a revised offer of £50m plus £10m in add-ons to Everton| www.dailymail.co.uk
Tottenham held off a late attempt from Chelsea to sign Everton forward Richarlison.
Everton had rejected an initial £40m from Spurs at 4pm on Wednesday but they came back with a revised offer of £50m plus add-ons which Chelsea opted not to match.
Richarlison underwent his medical in Brazil on Thursday with Tottenham staff present and is due back in the UK next week. Watford will receive around £2m from the deal.
Tottenham are also in advanced in talks over a £15m deal for Middlesbrough right-back Djed Spence and have a loan in place for Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet.
Bayern Munich standing firm on Robert Lewandowski valuation; Chelsea monitoring situation| www.90min.com
Bayern Munich are currently refusing to budge on their €60m valuation of star striker Robert Lewandowski, with Barcelona’s current bid falling way below that figure, 90min understands.
The Polish superstar has made no secret of his desire to swap Bavaria for Catalonia this summer, spending much of June telling media that he wants to embrace a new challenge at this point in his career.
Aston Villa are preparing an offer for Porto midfielder Otavio even as the Portuguese club continue to demand they pay the player’s release clause.| www.thehardtackle.com
According to Portuguese outlet Maisfutebol, Aston Villa are readying to launch a fresh bid worth around €30 million plus €5 million in add-ons for Otavio. FC Porto remain adamant on suitors paying his €40 million release clause, as there’s significant interest from the Premier League in the midfielder, with Liverpool and Leeds United also keen.
Otavio has made it into the transfer shortlist of multiple Premier League sides, and Porto might look to take advantage of the mounting interest in the midfielder. Aston Villa, Leeds United, and Liverpool are among the clubs keen on the Portuguese international with an imminent transfer.