Transfer round-up: Nicolas Pepe to Arsenal, United closing in on third signing
Arsenal have completed the signing of William Saliba from St Etienne for a reported value of £27m. The 18-year-old will play on loan at the Ligue1 outfit until next season. (Source: BBC)
The Gunners are in pole position to secure the services of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe for a reported fee of £27m. (h/t Mirror). The highly-rated Ivorian prospect ended up as the second-highest goal scorer(22goals) in Ligue 1 last season.
Barcelona are the favourites to sign Real Betis left-back Junior Firpo, who was also chased by Liverpool and Manchester United. The 22-year-old is cited as the successor of his compatriot Jordi Alba at Nou Camp. (h/t Mirror)
Tottenham edge closer in the pursuit of Giovani Lo Celso as the Real Betis midfielder is expected to arrive in North London soon for his medical. (h/t Football London)
Real Madrid starlet James Rodriguez is set to stay at Santiago Bernabeu next season amidst the transfer interests from Atletico Madrid and Napoli. (h/t AS English)
Another Galactico outcast Gareth Bale is poised for a move to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning. (h/t Guardian). The Welsh winger has agreed on £1m-per week contract.
Sporting midfielder Bruno Fernandes has agreed terms with Manchester United. The Portuguese starlet is all set for the medical at Old Trafford. (Source: Mirror)
Celtic have completed the signing of Tottenham academy goalkeeper Tobi Oluwayemi. (h/t The Daily Record)
Bayern Munich have begun their talks with Manchester City over the signing of Leroy Sane. The German winger has been heavily linked with a move to Bundesliga. (Source: Mirror)