LIVE Transfer Talk: Aubameyang ready to stay at Arsenal with Saka

Arteta: Aubameyang can 'evolve' if he stays at Arsenal (0:52)

Mikel Arteta sings Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's praises and believes he can "evolve" at Arsenal if he stays. (0:52)

The coronavirus pandemic has made the summer transfer window uncertain, but here are the rumours floating around Europe's big leagues and beyond.

TOP STORY: Aubameyang to turn down Europe move

All those clubs chasing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer might have to concede defeat after the Gabon international hinted he might stay at Arsenal following the Gunners' announcement that they're set to keep teammate Bukayo Saka, the Evening Standard reports.

The North London club announced that Saka had signed a new four-year deal before the Gunners' 4-0 victory on Wednesday against Norwich City, and the news is reported to have delighted Aubameyang.

Aubameyang was on target with a double as Arsenal put four past the Canaries, but his future has been very much under the spotlight in 2020. The striker is in the last year of his contract and so has been widely expected to leave, with Inter Milan and Barcelona among the clubs circling for his services.

However, with Saka's signing assured, noise from the Emirates stadium from both Aubameyang and manager Mikel Arteta suggests there could be a future for him at Arsenal after all.

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22.14 BST: As Kepa Arrizabalaga's form continues to fluctuate, Chelsea have joined Tottenham among clubs interested in 24-year-old Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan, according to Le10 Sport.

21.27 BST: Lazio, Sevilla, Atalanta and Getafe are interested in signing the Eredivisise's defender of the year Marcos Senesi, Sky Sport Italia's Gianluca Di Marzio writes. The two Spanish clubs have already had bids of €15m rejected by Feyenoord, with the Dutch outfit valuing the 23-year-old Argentinian at €20m.

20.40 BST: On Wednesday, Corriere dello Sport reported that Roma's dire financial situation would force them to consider bids of as low as €60m for crown jewel Nicolo Zaniolo, and now according to Mundo Deportivo, Real Madrid are interested in taking advantage of the opportunity to add the Italy international midfielder who turned 21 today. Happy birthday, Nicolo!

19.53 BST: While Chelsea have been linked with a move for West Ham midfielder Declan Rice and returning him to the centre-back role he held in the Blues' youth academy, the Athletic writes that the hierarchy at Stamford Bridge may bristle at the thought of sanctioning a big-money bid for a player they allowed to leave for free in 2014 for fear of "embarrassing a few people."

19.06 BST: As Eric Bailly has struggled to remain fit throughout the duration of his Manchester United career, and the club said to be considering strengthening its defensive options, the Sun reports that the Red Devils could send the 26-year-old centre-back on loan in 2020-21. Valencia reportedly are interested in the Ivory Coast international, with teams in Portugal and Italy also apparently monitoring the situation.

18.19 BST: Chelsea and Newcastle are interested in Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, who's spent the season on loan at Real Madrid, as they seek to strengthen their options between the sticks, according to Le10 Sport.

17.32 BST: Sport writes that Paris Saint-Germain has not ruled out replacing the outgoing Edinson Cavani with Barcelona misfit and France international Antoine Griezmann, but the report claims that the Ligue 1 transfer window will close on July 7, leaving Les Parisiens just five days to work out a deal for the 29-year-old forward.

16.45 BST: Arsenal are looking at AZ Alkmaar midfielder and captain Teun Koopmeiners, according to reports.

Koopmeiners, 22, has impressed in defensive midfield in the Eredivisie and Manchester United were reported to be keen last summer.

The Gunners could be set to lose Matteo Guendouzi this summer, with Koopmeiners available for around €15m.

16.12 BST: Watford are preparing to take legal action against Marseille, sources have told ESPN's Julien Laurens, after the French club signed Pape Gueye who had already signed a deal with the Premier League side six months ago.

The English club had already sent Marseille a letter threatening them with legal action if they signed former Le Havre captain Gueye. Now that the deal is official, they are preparing to go to FIFA to resolve the issue.

Watford recruited the 21-year-old midfielder on a free transfer in January but the player has changed his mind, arguing that the deal was agreed with his former agent and that the contract was full of irregularities.

15.35 BST: Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly could be the perfect signing for Man City.

15.11 BST: Inter Milan have signed Achraf Hakimi from Real Madrid on a five-year contract for a fee of €40m plus add-ons.

Hakimi, 21, spent the past two seasons on loan at Borussia Dortmund, forging a reputation as one of Europe's best attacking full-backs.

He was unwilling to return to the Bernabeu as an understudy to Dani Carvajal and opted for a move to Inter over interest from a number of Premier League clubs, Bayern Munich and Dortmund themselves on a permanent deal.

14.54 BST: Chelsea's Kurt Zouma is on the radar of Everton, according to Le10 Sport.

The defender has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain after dropping down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge. But Everton want to bring the 25-year-old back to the club where he spent last season on loan.

Meanwhile, Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro have announced a deal to sign 24-year-old Chelsea midfielder Nathan on a four-year deal.

Chelsea signed Nathan for €4m from Athletico Paranaense in 2015, then sent him on loan for pretty much his entire career in England, and have reportedly now sold him for €3m.

14.17 BST: Angel Gomes will move abroad now that his contract at Manchester United has expired, says the Manchester Evening News.

Gomes, 19, was linked with Chelsea before manager Frank Lampard dismissed speculation they would sign the midfielder.

And now the report states: "Clubs in Spain, Germany, France, and Portugal have expressed interest" but also that "sources close to the England youth international have told the MEN he is yet to settle on his next club."

13.40 BST: Wolves forward Adama Traore is going to be on the radar of a host of top clubs this summer.

13.23 BST: Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has said he would not swap midfielder Giovani Lo Celso for Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes.

Fernandes has been influential in United's 15-game unbeaten run and scored a double in their 3-0 win over Brighton on Tuesday. The Portugal international was close to joining Spurs last summer but a deal failed to materialise and Mourinho said he would prefer Lo Celso over United's new recruit.

"I don't know anything about that, but if that is true, and if Giovani Lo Celso was the player that came to Spurs [instead of Fernandes], then I would say I wouldn't change Giovani Lo Celso for any player," he told Sky Sports. "[I wouldn't swap Lo Celso] for any player. It's not just for Bruno, but for any player. When I arrived I went in other directions and he did exactly what I love a player to do: 'I'm going to show you.'"

12.46 BST: Speaking of Man City's left-back issues, Bayern Munich's David Alaba would be a good solution.

The Guardian reports that the 28-year-old is viewed as an excellent versatile addition, with the Austrian reportedly keen to leave Bayern this summer. A price of around €60m has been mooted for some time as his contract expires in June 2021.

12.10 BST: UPDATE: Everton have announced the signing of France Under-19 left-back Niels Nkounkou on a free transfer.

The 19-year-old defender left Marseille when his contract expired and has now agreed a three-year deal with the Toffees.

12.00 BST: Chelsea and Manchester City have identified Everton's Lucas Digne as a potential solution to their respective problems at left-back, with sources telling ESPN's Mark Ogden that both clubs see the former Barcelona defender as an alternative to Leicester's £75m-rated Ben Chilwell.

As previously reported by ESPN, Chilwell is a long-term Chelsea target, with City manager Pep Guardiola also keen as he looks for reinforcements due to ongoing concerns over the reliability of Benjamin Mendy and the ability of Oleksandr Zinchenko to perform at the highest level.

Everton would expect a high fee for France international Digne, who cost £18m when he arrived on a five-year contract from Barcelona in 2018. But with the former Paris Saint-Germain and Roma full-back approaching his 27th birthday later this month, both Chelsea and City believe he would be a less expensive option than Chilwell.

11.46 BST: The Daily Express claims that Manchester United aren't keen to pay Dortmund's £100m asking price for Jadon Sancho and are ready to switch attention to Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz.

Leverkusen missed out on the Champions League places this season so the 21-year-old could be available for a lot less.

11.25 BST: Not every day you see a player turn down Juventus for Everton, but Foot Mercato claims that Marseille youngster Niels Nkounkou is set to do just that.

Nkounkou, 19, has reportedly agreed to move to England to play under Carlo Ancelotti, with the left-back excited to develop under the Italian boss.

10.49 BST: Fiorentina have reportedly started negotiations with former Arsenal boss Unai Emery about becoming their new head coach.

Emery, 48, was sacked by Arsenal last year and could move to Serie A to replace Giuseppe Iachini.

10.24 BST: Imagine if Manchester United had been the ones to sign Erling Haaland before he joined Dortmund.

09.45 BST: Anyone thinking that Liverpool might sell Mohamed Salah now they are Premier League champions is going to be disappointed.

Salah, 28, has 92 goals in 145 games since joining Liverpool in 2017 and signed a new five-year contract in July the following year.

"I can't describe my feelings after we won the league after 30 years," Salah told BeIN Sports. "I'm very happy. I enjoy the atmosphere here. I love this place and I hope to stay for a long time. The atmosphere here is different to any other place."

08.39 BST: Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta has confirmed his club is among those interested in signing Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali.

Tonali, 20, has made 26 Serie A appearances for Brescia this season and is tied to the Lombardy club until June 2021, with an option to extend that deal for a further season.

Asked about Tonali, Marotta told Sky Italia: "Do I like him? I'm not the only one that likes him but other Italian football experts do. Today he is at Brescia and we have yet to discuss this even if our rapport with [Brescia owner Massimo] Cellino is optimum. There's time to talk about the market."

08.00 BST: Barcelona have no intention of selling Antoine Griezmann this summer, despite Mundo Deportivo's claims that Manchester United and Manchester City are interested, according to reports.

Griezmann's future at Barca has been called into question with the striker having started once in the last four games. The former Real Sociedad star, who joined Barca in a €120m transfer from Atletico last summer, put on a brave face and posted a photograph on Twitter where he is seen smiling with his wife and two laughing emoticons.

Barca are reportedly satisfied with Griezmann's attitude and consider him an important player that should have a starring role in the future.

Le Parisien reports that Griezmann did not expect to play so little and that his sister and agent, Maud Griezmann, will soon travel to Barcelona to discuss the situation but at no time the option of leaving the club will be talked about.

Sport, meanwhile, reports that Barca are backing coach Quique Setien to turn things around with the La Liga title still a possibility. However, should Setien end the season empty handed, his future would be up for debate.


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Miranda on the move after return from Schalke

Barcelona are looking for suitors for youngster Juan Miranda following the 20-year-old's return from Schalke, according to Le10Sport.

The outlet is reporting that the German club has announced they won't be taking up their purchase option following Miranda's loan spell at the club, while Barca themselves have also admitted they don't see the left-back in their long-term plans.

Miranda has been with the Catalan club since he was 14 but headed to Germany in an effort to get more first-team experience. He played 12 games for the Bundesliga side, but it would appear he hasn't done enough to earn a long-term deal.

Miranda is expected to return to Spain in the coming days, but with Barca expressing no intention of keeping him, he looks set to be on the move once again this summer. Another loan deal looks most likely.

Man United departee Ramazani on verge of Spain move

Recently departed Manchester United youngster Largie Ramazani is set to move to Spain in the summer, the Manchester Evening News reports.

They say that the Belgian striker is set to sign for UD Almeria after having left Manchester United earlier this week. Ramazani was offered a new deal at Old Trafford but has decided to pursue his future elsewhere.

Ramazani scored nine goals in 13 appearances in Premier League 2 this season and he has been free to negotiate other clubs since his departure on Tuesday.

The 19-year-old made only one first-team appearance in three years in Manchester and it is believed he is pursuing more playing time in Spain. United were unwilling to match the wage demands of a player they didn't feel had a long-term future at the club.

UD Almeria are looking to win promotion to La Liga. They currently sit fourth in the Spanish second division.


- Newcastle United are believed to have joined the race for Gremio star Everton Cebolinha. That's according to Italian outlet Area Napoli, which claims that the Magpies could be about to sign the player for €25m. Napoli, Everton and West Bromwich Albion were also rumoured to be interested, but the player would reportedly prefer a move to the northeast.

- West Ham United are looking to sign Gonzalo Montiel from River Plate, Sport Witness reports. The Hammers have already tried to tempt the 23-year-old to London, and though they head the race for his signature, the player himself is waiting to see whether the Hammers can secure their top-flight status. It is believed Montiel would cost around £10m.