Transfer the news LIVE! Chelsea FC prepare Nkunku’s offer, Kane’s new contract, Arsenal in Osimhen’s move

Summer is upon us as Premier League clubs focus on strengthening their squads during the transfer window.

Chelsea are keen to refresh their attacking line and are reportedly ready to launch a bid for RB Leipzig star Christopher Nkunku to beat interest from rivals.

At Tottenham, the situation is brighter. Fresh off of a £150m cash injection by the owners, Antonio Conte is reportedly keen on a £12m move for Eintracht Frankfurt full-back Filip Kostic, while Harry Kane could be set to re-sign his future at the club.

Napoli’s Victor Osimhen is another who could be on the move. Arsenal are said to have held talks, but now Manchester United are heavily linked with hijacking a potential deal. Elsewhere at Old Trafford, new boss Erik ten Hag is a fan of Norwich defender Max Aarons.

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Dortmund doubt Werner

Chelsea have a lot planned for the summer but will first want to move unwanted players with Timo Werner among them.

Goal report that Borussia Dortmund are in doubt over a move for the German due to the finances involved.

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Chelsea prepare Nkunku offer

Chelsea are ready to launch a bid for RB Leipzig striker Christopher Nkunku, Goal report.

The 24-year-old, who was recently crowned Bundesliga Player of the Year, is currently in contract talks with Leipzig but the Blues sense an opportunity to lure the player to Stamford Bridge.

Real Madrid are also interested but are prioritizing other targets.

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Bayern signs deal with Gravenberch

It’s another big move for Bayern as Ajax star Ryan Gravenberch is set to join for around £20m.

It appears to be a robbery.

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New Longstaff Agreement

Sean Longstaff has been rewarded for a great second half of the season with a new contract at Newcastle.

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Bad news for Zlatan

Ibrahimovic has struggled with a knee injury in recent months, last playing the full 90 minutes for the Italian side in January.

The 40-year-old celebrated his second Serie A title with Milan, playing the last 18 minutes of the final game against Sassuolo on Sunday as they trailed title rivals Inter by two points.

“Arthroscopy had been planned for some time to permanently resolve the instability of the joint through reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, with lateral reinforcement and repair of the meniscus,” Milan said in a statement.

“The operation was a complete success and the prognosis is estimated at seven to eight months.”

Ibrahimovic, Sweden’s top scorer with 62 goals, has not been named in the national team for next month’s UEFA Nations League matches.

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Xavi hopes for a deal with Gavi

The Barcelona boss is confident to keep the midfielder at the club.

“Gavi agreement? I’m not worried, these things take time. Hopefully in a few days we can announce something.

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BREAKING: Mohamed Salah says he WILL STAY at Liverpool

Speaking on Wednesday, the Liverpool striker confirmed he will not be looking to leave this summer.

“I’m staying next season for sure,” he told reporters on a media day ahead of the Champions League final.

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What does Antonio Conte want at Tottenham this summer?

Antonio Conte will also receive cash from sales, and the cushion of a summer transfer war chest means Paratici can continue to be ruthless in offloading unwanted players.

Conte would like a new centre-half, with Inter Milan’s Andrea Bastoni as his target, as well as a new pair of full-backs, a ball-playing midfielder and a striker. He admires Christian Eriksen, although the Dane’s historic health issues would complicate any deal.

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