Phil Costa

🤑 Transfer gossip: €50m Barça bid? Arsenal contact Real Madrid?

Another morning, another set of transfer rumours coming your way.

We take you through the best and worst stories from today.

Real Talk 👏

Juventus have won the race for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt – who landed in Turin on Tuesday to complete his move. (Official)

Barcelona are ready to activate the €50m release clause of Real Betis defender Junior Firpo. (Mundo Deportivo)

Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos is expected to join Arsenal ‘in the coming days’. (AS)

Fake News 😡

Napoli have entered the race for €80m-rated Lille winger Nicolas Pépé. (Calciomercato)

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelöf insists he is happy at Old Trafford amid exit rumours. (BBC Sport)

Manchester City want to complete a deal for Vélez Sarsfield starlet Thiago Almada. (Record)

Fantasy Football 💫

Everton forward Ademola Lookman is close to re-joining RB Leipzig for a reported €22m fee. (BBC Sport)

Roma are close to securing a €25m deal for Atalanta defender Gianluca Mancini. (Sky Italy)

Nice will complete the signing of Southampton winger Sofiane Boufal before next week. (L’Equipe)

What you missed yesterday 👇

Paris Saint-Germain confirmed the signing of Borussia Dortmund defender Abdou Diallo. (Official)

Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier will undergo a medical with Atlético Madrid on Wednesday. (Telegraph)

West Ham have agreed a reported €50m fee with Eintracht Frankfurt for striker Sébastien Haller. (Guardian)

Total spend this summer: €3.48bn