🤑 Transfer gossip: Chelsea's Fofana pursuit; Real Madrid eye Nice striker | OneFootball

🤑 Transfer gossip: Chelsea's Fofana pursuit; Real Madrid eye Nice striker

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Joel Sanderson-Murray

Before we get into the return of European football, it’s time to catch up with all the latest transfer gossip from across the continent.

Domestic deals

The Telegraph believe it’s going to take more than the world record transfer fee for defender (Harry Maguire – £80m) – for Chelsea to pry Wesley Fofana away from Leicester’s clutches.

Crystal Palace may have got their season off to a losing start but Sky Sports believe they are interested in re-signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Manchester United.

Everton are set to announce the signing of Lille midfielder Amadou Onana over the course of the weekend, with the 20-year-old believed to be in attendance for their game against Chelsea at Goodison Park on Saturday.

Corriere dello Sport have reported that Tottenham will look to wrap up a move for Udinese defender Destiny Udogie next week.

On the continent

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has reportedly said his goodbyes to staff at the club’s Cobham training ground as he looks set to complete his move to Barcelona this weekend, according to The Mail.

While Sport are stating that Frenkie de Jong is keen on remaining at the club on a reduced salary.

The same publication is reporting that Real Madrid are keen on a move for Nice striker Amine Gouiri.

From the horse’s mouth

“I am really happy he is here.

“We have a top striker. We stick to the plan.”

Manchester United Erik ten Hag seems to be planning on using Cristiano Ronaldo this season despite reports of the Portuguese forward seeking a move to a Champions League club.

In case you missed it

Chelsea completed the signing of Marc Cucurella from Brighton and Hove Albion for a reported fee of over £60m.

While West Ham welcomed Maxwel Cornet to the club.

Roma sealed the signing of Gini Wijnaldum on loan from PSG.

Total spend this window: €3.44bn