Welcome to 101‘s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Saturday, July 23rd.
FC Barcelona looked to have gazumped Chelsea in the race to sign Jules Koundé.
Barça and Sevilla have reached an agreement principle for the French defender.
The deal is 99 percent done and barring a late disaster in the next few hours, the defender will play for Barça. (Gerard Romero)
Julian Nagelsmann has suggested that Bayern Munich are interested in signing Harry Kane but will face many difficulties in trying to actually land him. (Jack Gaughan)
Tottenham really like Nicolò Zaniolo and would have no problems matching AS Roma’s €50 million asking price. (Repubblica)
West Ham United are close to completing a deal to sign Gianluca Scamacca with the final details of a Welcome to 101‘s daily round-up of the top transfer news and rumours for Saturday, July 23rd.40 million being discussed. (Matteo Moretto)
The Hammers are also trying to sign Eintracht Frankfurt wing-back Filip Kostić and have submitted an offer. (The Guardian)
Mikel Arteta remains a huge admirer of PSV winger Cody Gakpo and he is a clear priority for Arsenal this summer. (Football.London)
Brighton have received a £15 million offer from Salernitana for Neal Maupay, which they are considering. (The Athletic)
Club Brugges and AC Milan are both refusing to budge on their valuation of Charles De Ketelaere despite the gap between the two clubs being just €3 million. (Corriere della Sera)