Euro Paper Talk: Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng will cost Manchester United £44m
By Graham Ruthven, Football Whispers
Last Updated: 20/06/18 11:45am
The World Cup might have captured our attention, but the transfer rumour mill is still churning out juicy speculation around Europe. We have already witnessed a number of big moves across the continent and there are certainly more to come.
Our friends at Football Whispers have sifted through the European media to find the best transfer news and latest news stories.
Manchester United have been told that Jerome Boateng will cost them 50m euro. The Old Trafford side failed in their efforts to sign the German international last year, but Bayern Munich have now set their price with Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain also linked (SportBILD).
Abdou Diallo is in Dortmund to complete his 25m euro move from Mainz 05. The defender underwent a medical on Tuesday ahead of the transfer to Borussia Dortmund (SportBILD).
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Tottenham Hotspur are interested in Eintracht Frankfurt's Ante Rebic. The Croatian has impressed at the World Cup and could cost Spurs upwards of 30m euro. (SportBILD).
Real Madrid have completed the signing of 19-year-old Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin from Zorya Luhansk. The highly-rated teenager will make the move to the Santiago Bernabeu for a reported 14m euro, joining his new team for pre-season training next month (Marca).
Barcelona have made Miralem Pjanic a target as they look to replace Andres Iniesta this summer. However, Juventus won't start negotiations with the Catalans until an offer of at least 80m euro is lodged for the Bosnian (Tuttosport).
After signing Antoine Griezmann and Lucas Hernandez to new contracts, and also securing a deal for Thomas Lemar, Atletico Madrid have now turned their attention to ensuring goalkeeper Jan Oblak, a Liverpool transfer target, stays at the club (AS).
Juventus could use the money generated from the sale of Pjanic to Barcelona to fund a move for Lazio's Serbian international Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, who is also a Manchester United transfer target this summer, with Real Madrid interested too (Tuttosport).
The Bianconeri are set to make a renewed offer for Inter Milan full-back Joao Cancelo. The Portuguese is also of interest to Wolves, but Juventus will make a bid of 35m euro (Tuttosport).
Inter Milan are attempting to persuade Chelsea to allow Davide Zappacosta to join them on loan next season, with the Nerazurri keen on the 26-year-old to replace Cancelo, should he join Juventus (Gazzetta dello Sport).
Real Betis manager Quique Setien has admitted that midfielder Fabian Ruiz will complete a move to Napoli on Wednesday after the Serie A team activated the 30m euro release clause in his contract (AS).
Monaco announced the signing of Willem Geubbels on Tuesday. The 16-year-old made his Ligue 1 debut for Lyon last season, but has now made the 20m euro move to Monaco, following in the footsteps of Anthony Martial who also made the same switch as a teenager (L'Equipe).
New Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal will look closely at the French market this summer as he looks to strengthen the Catalans' squad (L'Equipe).
Tom van Weert is in Lisbon and was poised to make a move to Sporting CP, but the Groningen striker might have to wait to complete his switch after manager Sinisa Mihajlovic decided against pushing through with the deal for the striker at the 11th hour (O Jogo).
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