Welcome to our Monday evening transfer news and official done deals for some players that have been confirmed.
Chelsea have swap options in Rice bid
The West Ham midfielder remains a target for the Blues, who could use the likes of Tammy Abraham or Andreas Christensen as a sweetener in a bid to get a transfer pushed through.
Fabregas vows to see out Monaco contract
Cesc Fabregas has vowed to see out his contract at Monaco, despite a lack of regular minutes for Niko Kovac’s side in 2020-21.
Fabregas moved to Stade Louis II from Chelsea in January 2019, bringing to an end his hugely successful five-year spell at Stamford Bridge.
PSG, Real Madrid & Inter monitoring Lingard
All three clubs have been alerted to the 28-year-old’s potential availability after seeing him rediscover his best form on loan at the London Stadium from Manchester United.
Lampard & Howe on Palace’s shortlist
Crystal Palace have Frank Lampard and Eddie Howe on their managerial shortlist, claims Football Insider.
With Roy Hodgson expected to leave Selhurst Park this summer, Sean Dyche is another option that the Eagles have their eye on.
Man Utd fear Sancho repeat with Haaland
Manchester United are, according to The Athletic, wary of entering into the race for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland.
Having wasted a lot of time and energy persuing Jadon Sancho, the Red Devils fear a repeat with BVB if they join the battle to prise a prolific Norwegian striker away from German football.
Ahmed Musa is close to signing a short-term deal with Nigeria’s Kano Pillars
Levy won’t bend on Kane transfer – Crouch
Kane has established himself as one of the top strikers in Europe during his time at Tottenham, becoming their second most prolific goalscorer of all time in the process.
OFFICIAL: Benjamin signs till 2025
OFFICIAL: Cologne confirm Gisdol exit
1. FC Köln have relieved Markus Gisdol of his duties as head coach.
After the defeat against 1. FSV Mainz 05, 1. FC Köln has sacked head coach, Markus Gisdol.