Silly season is almost over for another few months, but as fans start counting down the hours until the end of the summer transfer window, some of European football’s more creative ‘news’ outlets have one final chance get their 15 minutes of fame by throwing their stories into the ether.
It’s often difficult to wade through the constant flow of rumours surrounding Premier League teams, so with just two days left until the summer transfer window closes for another year, here at 90min we’re bringing you a daily dose of what’s being said about top-flight side from across the country and beyond.
So with your large pinch of salt at the ready, here’s Tuesday’s collection of news and gossip.
Newcastle & Watford Bids Accepted for Youssouf Sabaly
Newcastle United and Watford have both seen offers for Bordeaux full back Youssouf Sabaly accepted ahead of Thursday’s transfer deadline.
The 26-year-old has just returned from holiday after his involvement with Senegal during the Africa Cup of Nations, with Sabaly’s first task being to decide on his next move which looks increasingly likely to be the Premier League.
Soccer Link reports that both Newcastle and Watford have seen offers accepted for the defender – who has two years left on his contract in Bordeaux – but so far there hasn’t been any concrete suggestion where Sabaly will end up by the start of the new season.
Hirving Lozano ‘Unlikely’ to Seal Napoli Move
Mexico international Hirving Lozano is on the hunt for a new club this summer after talks with Napoli hit a stumbling block over personal terms.
It had appeared that Napoli would snap up Lozano – who has a €42m release clause with PSV Eindhoven – after missing out on James Rodriguez, but
Serge Aurier Targeted by Ligue 1 Clubs
Tottenham are back in the hunt for a new right-back this summer after learning that defender Serge Aurier is being targeted by a handful of clubs in Ligue 1.
The Ivory Coast international was expected to head into the 2019/20 season and Tottenham’s only senior right-back following Kieran Trippier’s
Crystal Palace & Aston Villa Target Leipzig Forward
Newly promoted Aston Villa are considering a late move for RB Leipzig striker
Augustin hit the ground running when he first joined Leipzig – who had Southampton’s Ralph
Watford Make Breakthrough in
Ismaïla Sarr Talks
L’Équipe (via GFFN) confirm that Watford still haven’t reached an agreement over personal terms for the 21-year-old, but it’s suggested that a five-year contract will be signed after the two clubs reached their agreement.
Watford are claimed to have even beaten Napoli to Sarr’s signature this summer, with Carlo Ancelotti’s side making a late approach after missing out on
Joe Willock Wanted by Bayern Munich
West Ham Start Talks Over Striker Albian Ajeti