6:30PM Transfer News Live: Kane to Chelsea, Rice, Traore, and more

Thomas Tuchel has been great for Chelsea and has successfully given the club their second Champions League trophy.

Now, the manager is planning to rebuild his squad.

Kane, Adama & Rice on Chelsea’s wish list (The Telegraph)

Blues plotting £200m spending spree

The Telegraph reports that Thomas Tuchel is lining up a £200 million ($283m) summer spending spree at Chelsea.

The Blues boss has Harry Kane, Adama Traore and Declan Rice among those on his wish list, with reinforcements being sought across all areas.

Barca join race to sign Kounde

Barcelona have joined the race to sign Sevilla defender Jules Kounde – according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Blaugrana have already snapped up Eric Garcia from Manchester City, but Ronald Koeman wants one more centre-half when the transfer window reopens.

Kounde, who has a €70 million (£60m/$85m) release clause, is top of Barca’s list, but Real Madrid, Arsenal and Manchester United have also been strongly linked with the 22-year-old.

Guendouzi agrees Marseille move

Matteo Guendouzi has agreed a permanent move to Marseille, according to L’Equipe.

The French midfielder has spent the 2020-21 campaign in Germany with Hertha Berlin, but is now in line to head back to his homeland.

Van de Beek to hold Man Utd future talks

Donny van de Beek is, according to The Telegraph, set to hold talks about his Manchester United future.

The Dutch midfielder endured a testing debut campaign at Old Trafford following a move from Ajax and wants to know where he stands with another window about to open.

Villa lead Arsenal in Buendia race

Aston Villa have overtaken Arsenal in the race for Norwich playmaker Emi Buendia, claims Football Insider.

The Argentine midfielder is wanted in north London and the West Midlands as Mikel Arteta and Dean Smith seek to bring added creativity into their respective squads.

Leicester head the queue for Edouard

Leicester have moved back to the front of a transfer queue for Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard, reports Football Insider.

The French forward has become a top target for West Ham, but ex-Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers is looking to take him to the King Power Stadium.

Milan want cut-price deal for Tonali

Milan are hoping to arrange a cut-price deal for Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali – according to Calcio Mercato.

The 21-year-old has just finished his season-long loan spell at San Siro, and the Rossoneri have the option to sign him outright for €15 million (£13m/$18m).

Milan are now hoping to negotiate a discount for Tonali with Brescia officials amid the financial uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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