Transfer latest: Man City close in on £46.5m Jorginho

first_imgTransfers Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Man City close in on £46.5m Jorginho Goal Last updated 1 year ago 17:45 6/19/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Jorginho Italy 2018 Getty Images Transfers Premier League Primera División Bundesliga Ligue 1 Serie A Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond Man City close in on £46.5m JorginhoManchester City are nearing a deal to sign Napoli midfielder Jorginho for around £46.5 million (€53m/$62m), reports Sky Sports NewsThere are still details to be ironed out, but the Italy international appears set to join up with the Premier League champions. Arsenal to sign Leno and TorreiraArsenal are close to completing the signing of Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen for €22m (£19.2m/$25m), Goal understands. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Perfection from Pulisic: Chelsea’s Captain America has arrived in the Premier League Why always Raheem? ‘Unplayable’ Sterling setting a standard Man City’s other stars need to match ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar The 26-year-old Germany international will come in to alleviate Arsenal’s goalkeeping troubles, with the club open to offers for Petr Cech and David Ospina.The Gunners will also sign defensive midfielder Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria once the World Cup comes to an end.Click here to read Arsenal correspondent Chris Wheatley’s report!Barca make Pjanic contactBarcelona have made contact with Miralem Pjanic over a potential summer move, Mundo Deportivo claims.The Catalan side are looking to enhance their midfield after Antoine Griezmann’s decision to stay at Atletico Madrid altered their transfer plans.Barca have already spoken to Pjanic after another good season in Italy and the 28-year-old is open to a switch.Liverpool move closer to Pope signingLiverpool are ready to turn to Burnley’s Nick Pope to exorcise their goalkeeping demons, according to The Mirror.The Reds are targeting a new shot stopper to replace Loris Karius after his performance in the Champions League final and have been linked with several options.However, Jurgen Klopp’s team are currently doing background checks on the Burnley No.1 and could make a move in close-season as they target a cheaper option to Roma star Alisson.Barcelona keeping tabs on LozanoBarcelona are tracking Mexico star Hirving “Chucky” Lozano, reports ESPN FC.The PSV star scored the lone goal in Mexico’s shock win over Germany on Sunday, and will likely depart the Eredivisie side this summer amid interest from across Europe. The Blaugrana could struggle to land Lozano, with Philippe Coutinho, Paulinho and Yerry Mina currently occupying the club’s non-E.U. spots and Arthur Melo on his way in the winter. Hoffenheim open to €50m Kramaric approachFormer Leicester forward Andrej Kramaric could be allowed to leave Hoffenheim if a bid of €50 million (£43.9m/$57.9m) is made this summer.The striker is a reported target of both Bayern Munich and Newcastle United, who are watching the Croatian after he has impressed during his three years at Hoffenheim.Hoffenheim’s sporting director Alexander Rosen says the club rejected an offer for Kramaric in January, but did not rule out selling the player if a suitable bid is received in the summer.Read the full story right here!Everton target Martins and De LigtEverton are hoping to sign Sporting Lisbon winger Gelson Martins and Ajax defender Matthijs De Ligt, reports The Telegraph.De Ligt, 18, is one of Europe’s most sought-after defensive prospects, drawing interest from the likes of Barcelona and Manchester City. Martins, 23, is also likely to be in high demand this summer, with Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham all looking to make a move. De Jong fuels Barcelona transfer talk Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong is not ruling out a move to Barcelona. The 21-year-old is tipped for a big future, and the Blaugrana have identified him as a possible replacement for Andres Iniesta. Read what De Jong had to say about Barcelona right here!CSKA reject €17m Juve offer for GolovinCSKA Moscow have rejected Juventus’ first offer for midfielder Aleksandr Golovin, reports Gianluca Di Marzio.The Serie A champions offered €17 million (£15m/$20m) plus bonuses, but CSKA are holding out for €25m (£22m/$29m) for the Russia international star. Liverpool to demand £15m for SturridgeLiverpool will demand £15 million (€17m/$20m) for striker Daniel Sturridge, reports The Telegraph.Sevilla and Fenerbahce are both interested in signing the 28-year-old, who will likely depart Liverpool this summer after falling out of favour under Jurgen Klopp. Sturridge spent the second half of last season on loan at West Brom, but injuries limited him to just six appearances with the club. Southampton join race for WilshereSouthampton have joined the race for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, reports the Mirror. Wilshere will be out of contract on July 1, and has yet to make a decision on his future with the Gunners. The 26-year-old has offers from a variety of clubs, including West Ham, Wolves, Sampdoria and AC Milan. Griezmann, Hernandez & Lemar agree Atleti dealsAtletico Madrid have announced deals for France internationals Antoine Griezmann, Lucas Hernandez and Thomas Lemar.Griezmann and Hernandez have inked extensions with the La Liga runners-up, signing through 2023 and 2024 respectively. Lemar has agreed personal terms with Atletico, and his move from Monaco will be confirmed following the completion of paperwork and a medical. Read the full story on Goal!Maddison set for Leicester moveIn-demand Norwich midfielder James Maddison has decided to join Leicester City, reports Sky Sports News.Several Premier League clubs were chasing the 21-year-old, and Maddison eventually decided to move to the King Power Stadium over Southampton.Both Leicester and Southampton had previously agreed a fee in the range of £22 million (€25m/$29m) for the England U-21 international.  West Ham agree £22m Diop feeWest Ham have agreed a fee of £22 million (€25m/$29m) with Toulouse to sign defender Issa Diop, reports the Daily Mail.The 21-year-old is due in London on Monday to discuss personal terms, which are no sure bet to be finalised. Diop is understood to be demanding significantly more than the Hammers are proposing in their contract offer. €25m Leno set for Arsenal switchBayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno is set to complete a €25 million (£21.9m/$29m) move to Arsenal, reports Kicker.Leno has attracted attention from across Europe this summer, with Atletico Madrid and Napoli further rumoured destinations. But he has ultimately plumped for the Emirates Stadium, where he will sign a five-year contract on Tuesday pending a medical. 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