As various leagues across the continent, including the Premier League, are now officially back in action, thoughts will be split between getting the current season completed and also the upcoming transfer window. Even during the delay in action, the speculation regarding the futures of players across the world didn’t show any signs of slowing down and that continues to be the case, even though the matches are coming thick and fast. Keep up to date with everything you need to know about football across the globe with our comprehensive round-up. Updated daily.
Arsenal are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey.
The Sancho Standoff (July 1st)
Man United have apparently decided that they will not pay more than £50m to sign Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho. The German club are refusing to sell him for less than £100m, so a deal looks to be out of the question at this point.
Jose wants SMS (July 1st)
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has made Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic his top summer target, according to reports in Italy.
United interested in Torres (July 1st)
Man United are considering making a move to sign Valencia forward Ferran Torres, according to reports in Spain.
Spurs confident of Hojbjerg deal (July 1st)
Tottenham are confident of beating Everton in the race to sign Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.
Mkhitaryan to stay in Rome (July 1st)
Roma have reached an agreement with Arsenal to extend Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s loan deal through the end of the current season ms they already have a preliminary agreement in place with the London club to extend the loan for another 12 months through the 2020/21 season.
City sell Sane to Bayern (July 1st)
Manchester City have agreed to sell Leroy Sane to Bayern Munich in a deal that could be worth around £56m.
West Ham interested in Ugbo (July 1st)
West Ham are interested in signing Chelsea’ striker Ike Ugbo, who has been on loan at Roda JC in the Dutch second division.
Forster set for Saints stay (July 1st)
Sources at Celtic believe that Southampton keeper Fraser Forster is almost certainly not going to return to the Scottish champions.
Battle for Breitenbucher (July 1st)
Chelsea and Liverpool look set to battle for the signing of Hoffenheim teenager Nick Breitenbucher, who scored 13 goals in 16 games for Hoffenheim’s U17s last season.
City join United in Grealish race (June 30th)
Manchester City are reportedly eyeing up a potential move to beat local rivals Manchester United to the signing of Aston Villa star Jack Grealish.
City linked with Ake (June 30th)
Man City are also interested in signing Bournemouth’s Nathan Ake, according to reports.
Arsenal bid for Bhardi (June 30th)
Arsenal have, according to reports in Spain, made a bid for Levante’s attacking midfielder Enis Bhardi.
Spurs chase Lucas Vazquez (June 30th)
Tottenham are lining up a move for Real Madrid forward Lucas Vazquez, according to reports from Spain.
Arsenal interested in Wout Weghorst (June 30th)
Arsenal are reportedly showing an interest in signing Wolfsburg’s Dutch striker Wout Weghorst for a fee of around £32m.
Gomes to Chelsea? (June 30th)
Angel Gomes looks set to leave Man United on a free transfer and he is reportedly considering making a move to Chelsea.
Liverpool linked with White (June 30th)
Brighton defender Ben White, who is currently on loan with Leeds, is reportedly a summer target for Premier League champions Liverpool.
Jurado confirms Barca exit ahead of United move (June 30th)
Marc Jurado has confirmed, via social media, that he will leave Barcelona this summer. The teenager is expected to complete a move to Man United.
Saints interested in Balogun (June 30th)
Southampton have shown an interest in signing Arsenal youngster Folarin Balogun, who is set to leave the Emirates after rejecting a performance-based contract from the Gunners.
Newcastle eye son of former fan favourite (June 30th)
Newcastle are considering a move to sign Montpellier forward Thomas Robert, son of former Magpies star Laurent Robert. The teenager is available on a free transfer after rejecting a contract from the French side.
United want Guendouzi (29th June)
Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Matteo Guendouzi from Arsenal amidst suggestions that Mikel Arteta wants to sell the Frenchman this summer.
Castagne can't turn down Spurs (29th June)
Atalanta full-back Timothy Castagne has admitted that he would not turn down the chance to join Tottenham if they decide to make a move for him this summer. He said: “You have to be honest with yourself. When a team like PSG or Tottenham come knocking on your door, you can’t say no.”
Koulibaly wants to work for Pep (29th June)
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly wants to sign for Manchester City in order to work under the tutelage of Pep Guardiola, according to reports.
Chelsea step up interest in Onana (29th June)
Chelsea have reportedly shown further interest in signing Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana.
Foxes see Tagliafico as Chilwell replacement (29th June)
Leicester have reportedly lined up Ajax’s Nicolas Tagliafico as a potential summer replacement for Ben Chilwell in case the Foxes decide to sell the England star to Chelsea.
Grealish goes house hunting (29th June)
Aston Villa star Jack Grealish has apparently found a house in the North West, amidst reports that he’s set to join Man United in the summer.
No bids for Jadon Sancho (29th June)
Borussia Dortmund say they have yet to receive any offers for England winger Jadon Sancho, despite reports linking him with a summer transfer.
Havertz could be on the move (29th June)
Bayer Leverkusen manager Peter Bosz has admitted that his club could cash in on Chelsea target Kai Havertz.
McNeil to Manchester? (29th June)
Man City are reportedly lining up a shock swoop for Burnley’s Dwight McNeil as they look for a potential replacement for Leroy Sane.
Saints eye swap deal with Celtic (29th June)
Southampton are reportedly ready to use goalkeeper Fraser Forster as part of a player-plus-cash deal to sign Celtic midfielder Olivier Ntcham.
Three clubs want Todibo (29th June)
Three Premier League clubs – Everton, Southampton and Watford – have shown an interest in signing Barcelona defender Jean-Clair Todibo.
Milan could leave Milan (29th June)
Inter Milan are considering letting defender Milan Skriniar, who has been linked with Man City, leave the club this summer.
Moreno and Correia swap deal (29th June)
Man City look set to sign Juventus forward Pablo Moreno in a swap deal which will see Felix Correia move to Turin.
Gillespie signs for Newcastle (29th June)
Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has confirmed that his club have signed free agent goalkeeper Mark Gillespie.
Rice could be nice for Blues (28th June)
Chelsea have shown an interest in signing West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice.
Valencia want Kepa (28th June)
Valencia are hoping to secure a two-year loan deal for Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, according to reports in Spain.
Gunners want Pereira (28th June)
Arsenal are reportedly lining up a summer swoop to sign Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira.
Klopp rules out Sancho swoop (28th June)
Liverpool Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he is a fan of Jadon Sancho but has seemingly ruled out making a move to sign the winger this summer. He said: “The red shirt would suit [him] very well bur I don’t think such a transfer will be possible this season. [Sancho] is a very interesting player. If he’s coming to Liverpool, I would be the most surprised of all of us!”
No move for Ndombele (28th June)
Tottenham have apparently made it clear that they have no intention of selling club record signing Tanguy Ndombele this summer.
Celtic consider Hart (28th June)
Celtic are apparently considering a move to sign soon-to-be free agent goalkeeper Joe Hart.
Sterling on the move? (28th June)
Tottenham are reportedly ready to cash in on 21-year-old striker Kazaiah Sterling.
Juve ask about Aubameyang (27th June)
Juventus have reportedly enquired about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s availability at Arsenal.
Arsenal linked with Austrian-based star (28th June)
Arsenal are reportedly interested in a summer swoop for Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai.
Longstaff offered new deal (27th June)
Steve Bruce has confirmed that midfielder Matty Longstaff has been offered a new contract by Newcastle but the player has not yet decided whether he’ll be accepting it.
Alaba on Chelsea's radar (27th June)
Chelsea are reportedly lining up a bid for David Alaba as they step up their effort to bring in a new left-back.
Pedro agrees roma move (27th June)
Chelsea winger Pedro will join Roma on a two-year deal when his contract expires at the end of the season.
Silva lining (27th June)
Everton, Tottenham and Wolves all want to sign Paris St-Germain defender Thiago Silva on a free transfer this summer.
Coutinho's agent wants Arsenal move (27th June)
Philippe Coutinho’s agent is apparently keen to secure a move to Arsenal for his client.
Arsenal in talks with Sporting star (27th June)
Arsenal have reportedly made contact with Sporting Lisbon over a deal to sign 17-year-old forward Joelson Fernandes.
New deal for Pochettino (27th June)
Tottenham have offered a new contract to winger Maurizio Maurizio Pochettino,, the son of former Spurs manager Mauricio.
Arsenal target signs new deal (27th June)
Arsenal target Orkun Kokcu has extended his contract with Feyenoord, signing a new five-year deal that runs until 2025.