Transfer Summary: Aston Villa completes third signing, Tottenham interested in 25-goal striker – originally published on Sportslens.com
We are nearing the end of week seven of the Premier League The summer transfer window and the clubs are still actively looking for new players to add to their respective squads.
There has been no major transfer activity in the last few days, but Aston Villa appears to have completed the signing of Emiliano Martinez from Arsenal after the loyal Fabrizio Romano .
The Argentine goalkeeper will be the third major signing of the current transfer window following the arrival of Matty Cash and Ollie Watkins from Nottingham Forest and Brentford respectively
Let's take a look at the top transfer rumors today.
Top transfer rumors:
Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho desperately wants a new striker and the Cl ub is said to have a long-term interest in Danny Ings from Southampton. A deal for the England international seems unlikely due to the high price, after he scored 25 goals for the Saints last season ( Football.London ).
Arsenal aims to reclaim funds from player sales so that they can make further signatures. Lucas Torreira is one of the players who could head to the exit door given Turin’s interest. The Gunners have put a price of £ 22 million on the midfielder and want to part ways with the Uruguayan permanently this summer ( Tuttosport ).
In the meantime, Mikel Arteta's team could also be on the side. Hunt for a substitute goalkeeper for Bernd Leno with the departure of Emiliano Martinez. The giants in north London have identified the Brentford gunshot stopper David Raya as their main target and are ready to spend £ 10 million on landing his services ( The Sun ).
Real Madrid want Gareth Bale to be phased out They set an offer price of around GBP 18.5m this summer. The Welsh international recently said he would expect a return to the Premier League but there are currently no offers. Los Blancos are reported to be awaiting a rapprochement with Manchester United ( Mundo Deportivo ).
Manchester United recently contacted Thiago Alcantara's representatives, but Liverpool are still favorites to sign Bayern Munich midfielder. Jürgen Klopp's side are ready to postpone their rapprochement until the last days of the transfer window so they can convince Bayern to cut their £ 27.8m price ( Fabrizio Romano ).
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