Transfer news live updates: Latest on Arsenal, Man Utd, Liverpool, Romelu Lukaku and more

June 22, 2022 at 9:54 AM WBS

Arsenal technical director Edu: The idea is to have a young squad

Arsenal technical director Edu says the club are committed to having a young squad — and suggested more signings will arrive this summer.

The north London club recently confirmed the signing of Portugal Under-21 international Fabio Vieira, who follows American goalkeeper Matt Turner and Brazilian forward Marquinhos through the doors.

On Wednesday morning, The Athletic reported that Leeds United had rejected Arsenal’s offer for winger Raphinha, with the offer falling well below the valuation set by the Yorkshire side. It is also understood Arsenal are interested in signing Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez.

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omar garrick

omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

June 22, 2022 at 9:08 AM WBS

Jed Wallace undergoing medical with West Brom

The Athletic understands former Millwall forward Jed Wallace is undergoing a medical with West Brom ahead of a transfer.

The 28-year-old is a free agent after turning down a contract extension with Millwall, which is reported to have been lucrative. He was the subject of reported interest from Championship clubs, including newly-relegated Burnley, as well as Nottingham Forest and Turkish club Besiktas.

Wallace departs Millwall after six years where he has scored 38 goals in 194 league appearances.

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Elijah Burke

Elijah Burke·

Staff Writer, Derby County

June 22, 2022 at 8:45 AM WBS

Ryan Edmondson to join Carlisle from Leeds United

Leeds United striker Ryan Edmondson is set to join Carlisle United on a permanent transfer.

The 21-year-old, who signed for Leeds from York City more than four years ago, is returning to League Two after winning promotion from the division on loan with Port Vale last season.

Edmondson made two senior appearances for Leeds as a substitute, his last in September 2018.

Phil Hay

Phil Hay·

Leeds United Correspondent

June 22, 2022 at 8:00 AM WBS

Update: Leeds reject Arsenal’s offer for Raphinha

Leeds United have rejected Arsenal’s offer for winger Raphinha, The Athletic understands.

The north London club made an offer for the Brazilian on Tuesday night but it fell well below Leeds’ valuation. Leeds have now turned down that bid.

Arsenal’s interest in Raphinha remains strong. Mikel Arteta is thought to be extremely keen and Edu has good links to his agent Deco.

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omar garrick

omar garrick·

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June 22, 2022 at 7:25 AM WBS

Liverpool confirm Sadio Mane transfer to Bayern Munich

Sadio Mane has completed his move to Bayern Munich from Liverpool for a fee of £35 million.

The Senegal winger has signed with the German champions after undergoing a medical on Monday.

omar garrick

omar garrick·

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June 22, 2022 at 6:58 AM WBS

Ellen White leaves England squad

England Women have confirmed that record goalscorer Ellen White is to miss the game against the Netherlands in Leeds after testing positive for Covid-19.

An official statement read: “She will be monitored regularly with a view to returning to camp as soon as possible.

“A replacement will not be called up, leaving Sarina Wiegman with a 22-player squad for the fixture against Netherlands at Elland Road on Friday 24 June.”

White scored four league goals and registered four assists in 22 Women’s Super League matches during the 2021-22 season.

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omar garrick

omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

June 22, 2022 at 6:20 AM WBS

Philip Zinckernagel close to agreeing move to Olympiacos

Philip Zinckernagel, who spent last season on loan to Nottingham Forest, is close to agreeing to move to their sister club Olympiacos in Greece.

Zinckernagel was an influential part of Forest’s promotion to the Premier League as part of a loan arrangement from Watford.

However, Forest have chosen not to pursue a transfer for the 27-year-old Dane and instead Olympiacos have provisionally agreed terms with Watford to take him to Athens.

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Daniel Taylor

Daniel Taylor·

Football Writer

June 22, 2022 at 5:45 AM WBS

Nick Pope: Newcastle agree fee in principle with Burnley for England goalkeeper

Newcastle United have agreed a fee in principle for Nick Pope with Burnley, The Athletic understands.

The goalkeeper is now set to undergo a medical at the north east club. It is hoped that Newcastle’s deal to sign Pope will be completed by the end of the week.

Pope, 30, has established himself as first-choice at Burnley during his six-year stint at Turf Moor. However, the club were relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season and Newcastle have moved to bring him in.

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omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

June 22, 2022 at 5:02 AM WBS

Stoke give permission to Benik Afobe to speak to interested clubs

Stoke have given Benik Afobe permission to speak to two European clubs and one in UAE, with a permanent transfer out of England looking to be the most likely outcome.

The Athletic outlined on Tuesday that Watford and one unnamed foreign club had made an offer to the Stoke striker who spent last season on loan at Millwall.

It’s understood that Afobe is now reviewing his options before making a final decision. He has one year remaining on his current deal.

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adam leventhal

adam leventhal·

Watford Correspondent

June 22, 2022 at 4:45 AM WBS

Liverpool goalkeeper Jakub Ojrzynski joins Radomiak Radom on loan

Young Liverpool goalkeeper Jakub Ojrzynski has joined Polish side Radomiak Radom on loan.

The 19-year-old is returning to his homeland for the 2022-23 season in order to gain further first-team experience. The Poland youth international, who joined Liverpool in 2019, spent last season on loan at Welsh club Caernarfon Town.

Teenage defender Billy Koumetio is also set to leave Liverpool on loan. The 19-year-old centre-back, who has made two senior appearances under Jurgen Klopp, will spend the coming season with Austria Vienna.

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james perce

james perce·

Liverpool Correspondent

June 22, 2022 at 4:31 AM WBS

Mario Gotze joins Eintracht Frankfurt on three-year deal

Mario Gotze has returned to the Bundesliga after signing for Eintracht Frankfurt.

The 30-year-old joins the Europa League winners from PSV Eindhoven on a three-year deal.

He told Frankfurt’s official website: “The club has a great foundation. From the stadium to the fans to the city, everything simply suits me. I’m really looking forward to my return to the Bundesliga. And what’s more, we have the chance to play in the Champions League.”

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omar garrick

omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

June 22, 2022 at 3:46 AM WBS

Armel Bella-Kotchap completes transfer to Southampton

Southampton have confirmed the signing of Armel Bella-Kotchap from VfL Bochum.

The Athletic reported earlier on Tuesday that the Premier League club had agreed to a fee of around €10 million for the 20-year-old Germany youth international.

It is understood Southampton overcame competition from other Premier League and Bundesliga sides to secure the highly-rated defender, who made 22 Bundesliga appearances last season.

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omar garrick

omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

June 22, 2022 at 3:31 AM WBS

ICYMI: Arsenal confirm signing of Fabio Vieira

Arsenal confirmed the signing of Fabio Vieira from FC Porto yesterday.

omar garrick

omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

June 22, 2022 at 3:10 AM WBS

Liverpool agree to sell Takumi Minamino to Monaco for €18 million

Monaco have agreed to a €18 million deal to sign Takumi Minamino from Liverpool.

Minamino has agreed personal terms with the Ligue 1 side but the deal is subject to a medical as the 27-year-old is still in his native Japan.

Liverpool will receive a fixed fee of €15 million with another €3 million inserted into the deal as a potential add-on.

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omar garrick

omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

June 22, 2022 at 2:35 AM WBS

Arsenal submit offer to Leeds United for Raphinha

The Athletic also reported last night that Arsenal have sent a formal offer to Leeds United for winger Raphinha.

It is believed Arsenal made contact with their Premier League counterparts on Tuesday and indicated their intention to submit a proposal.

A bid is thought to have followed this evening but it fell well below Leeds’ valuation and is expected to be rejected out of hand.

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omar garrick

omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

June 22, 2022 at 2:20 AM WBS

ICYMI: Chelsea reach agreement in principle with Inter Milan over Romelu Lukaku loan

Chelsea have reached an agreement in principle with Inter Milan that will see striker Romelu Lukaku rejoin the Italian club on a season-long loan, The Athletic understands.

Inter will pay a fee of €8 million plus add-ons, while terms over the 29-year-old’s salary and performance bonuses have also been accepted.

Lukaku is expected to undergo a medical next week before completing his move back to the side he helped win the Serie A title with in the 2020-21 season.

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omar garrick

omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

June 22, 2022 at 2:09 AM WBS

Buenos dias!

Welcome to our coverage of today’s transfer news as the window begins to heat up! Will we get official confirmation of Sadio Mane’s move to Bayern Munich today?

omar garrick

omar garrick·

Staff Editor, News

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