Liverpool make breakthrough with Salah, Chelsea close in on £95m double deal

first_imgHere are all the top transfer-related football stories in Monday’s newspapers…Kylian Mbappe has told Monaco he only wants to leave for Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain. Mbappe has been linked with a number of other clubs around Europe, including Arsenal and Liverpool, but the France international has his heart set on a move to the Bernabeu. (Daily Mail)Liverpool believe they have finally landed £35million Mohamed Salah from Roma. The Egypt winger is one of Jurgen Klopp’s top priorities and has been at the centre of discussions between the two clubs for some time. (Daily Mirror)Chelsea’s attempts to appease their manager, Antonio Conte, will see them step up efforts to strengthen the first?team squad this week with an improved bid anticipated for Alex Sandro at Juventus and progress in the protracted pursuit of Monaco’s Tiemoué Bakayoko. Juventus will be offered £55m for Sandro and Monaco £40m for Bakayoko. (Guardian)Everton will take their summer spending spree past £60m this week by landing Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez. (Daily Star)Southampton want Kevin Wimmer to bolster their defence. Tottenham are ready to sell the Austrian defender, who has struggled to nail down a place since moving to White Hart Lane from Cologne two years ago. (Daily Mirror)Josh King admits he is “intrigued” by Tottenham’s interest in him. But the Bournemouth star insists he is not looking for a summer move. (Daily Mirror)Leicester City are poised to confirm the appointment of Michael Appleton as Craig Shakespeare’s No 2 and are considering a second bid for West Brom defender Jonny Evans. (Daily Telegraph)Stoke are on the verge of offloading Giannelli Imbula to Nice. The French side are in pole position to sign Imbula – ahead of Galatasary, Roma and Marseille – with Stoke ready to cut their losses on their record signing. (Daily Mirror)last_img

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