Amid all the action at Euro 2020 and the Copa America, the summer transfer window has opened for some leagues, with Europe's biggest clubs looking to make a splash in the transfer market. Check out the latest gossip below, and see all official deals here.
TOP STORY: Klopp wants Coman as Origi replacement
Liverpool are keen to sign Kingsley Coman from Bayern Munich, reports German outlet Sport1.
With his contract expiring in 2023, the German champions are keen for the forward to extend his stay in Bavaria and are reluctant to let him leave but, according to Sport1, Liverpool have already started talks with his representatives.
Coman is reported to be seeking a new challenge away from the Bundesliga and Bayern would accept offers of around €50 million, which could mean Liverpool would have to move on one or two players before committing to any bid for their latest transfer target.
The 25-year-old France international is seen as an upgrade on the outgoing Divock Origi. He can play on either wing and he scored eight goals in 39 appearances last season. He also contributed 15 assists.
In total, Coman has scored 41 goals and set up a further 50 in 200 appearances for Bayern.
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21.00 BST: Leicester City have been told the asking price for Sassuolo and Italy wide man Domenico Berardi.
Gazzetta Dello Sport claims that Sassuolo want €40 million (£34.3m) for the 26-year-old, who has impressed at Euro 2020 with Italy. The €40m would be close to a club record for the Foxes, while Lazio have also been credited with interest.
Last season, Berardi racked up 17 goals and 8 assists for Sassuolo in Serie A, having totalled 14 and 10 the year prior. Leiecester currently only have Harvey Barnes and Marc Albrighton on the club as wingers.
19.55 BST: Leeds have reportedly joined the race for highly-rated Sporting Lisbon winger Jovane Cabral.
That is according to Portuguese outlet A Bola, which writes that the Watford, West Ham, Southampton and Leeds are all interested in the Cape Verde-born Cabral.
Sporting were initially looking for €20 million for the player, but A Bola claims that now they could accept as little as €15m for the wide man, who has scored 18 goals and added 16 assists in 80 games with the reigning Primeira Liga champions.
19.07 BST: Arsenal have rejected a £30 million-bid for midfielder Emile Smith Rowe from Emile Smith Rowe, the BBC reports.
The Gunners reportedly have no intention of selling Smith-Rowe, 20, and previously rejected a £25m-bid from Villa. Smith-Rowe, whose current contract expires in 2023, impressed last season for Arsenal, scoring four goals and adding seven assists in an attacking midfield role.
It figures to be a busy summer for Arsenal, as the club are also reportedly monitoring Benfica's Nuno Tavares, Leeds' Ben White, Anderlecht's Albert Sambi Lokonga, and Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale.
18.24 BST: Fulham have confirmed that manager Scott Parker is leaving the club.
Parker, 40, is set to take over at Bournemouth following a 16-month spell in charge of the Cottagers. During his time as Fulham boss, Parker led the side back to the Premier League via the Championship play-offs only to suffer the drop at the first chance of asking this past season.
"Through promotion and relegation alike, Scott has always enjoyed my support as our head coach", said FFC Chairman Shad Khan." Scott's departure does nothing to shake my confidence, however.
"We will hire a new head coach who is capable of achieving our goal of promotion and will be committed to Fulham and its supporters. And we will field a squad that will respond, compete and win. Onward."
Parker won 37 of 105 matches while in charge of Fulham but has won many admirers for his philosophy and possession-based principles.
17.43 BST: Philippe Coutinho to return to Liverpool?
Former Liverpool defender Jose Enrique hopes so. The retired left-back, who played at Liverpool between 2011-16 (including 2013-16 with Coutinho), posted the following on Instagram in regards to the speculation around his former teammate.
Barcelona are looking to sell the Brazilian, 29, who has struggled at Camp Nou since arriving from Liverpool for a whopping £142 million in 2018. Sport claims that Coutinho dreams of a return to Anfield, with other outlets linking the playmaker to the likes of Arsenal, Everton, Leicester City and Inter Milan.
17.00 BST: Kicker says that Liverpool and Manchester United will battle it out for Hoffenheim midfielder Christoph Baumgartner.
Baumgartner, 21, starred for Austria at Euro 2020 and has a contract at Hoffenheim until 2025. He is highly rated in Europe but could be available for less than €30m.
Meanwhile, another of the club's Austria internationals, Florian Grillitsch, has attracted interest from Arsenal, Tottenham, Southampton and Newcastle. The 25-year-old midfielder could leave for free in 2022 but has a contract offer to consider.
16.11 BST: Sassuolo defender Mert Muldur could replace Hector Bellerin at Arsenal, reports The Athletic.
Muldur, 22, made two appearances at Euro 2020 for Turkey and the report states that "Arsenal have monitored his development for a year."
While Arsenal need a right-back if Bellerin departs, Muldur can also play left-back. The Gunners are also looking for a backup to Kieran Tierney in that position and are reportedly monitoring Real Madrid's 19-year-old Miguel Gutierrez.
15.30 BST: Manchester United have some business to take care of this summer.
14.23 BST: Mundo Deportivo says that Barcelona are in talks with Marseille over a loan move for Samuel Umtiti.
Umtiti, 27, has struggled with injury issues and Barca want to move him on this summer, with Marseille ready to offer the Frenchman a return to Ligue 1.
Marseille will reportedly have an option to sign Umtiti permanently once his loan expires.
The French club are also in talks with Barca over a move for United States men's national team forward Konrad De La Fuente, sources have confirmed to ESPN.
De La Fuente, 19, is likely to join on loan initially with a clause included for them to make the deal permanent next summer for around €5m.
13.55 BST: Sergio Ramos is assessing approaches he has received from Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich before taking a decision on his future, sources have told ESPN's Rodri Faez and Alex Kirkland.
The three European giants have all taken an interest in Ramos' situation after it was confirmed that the veteran defender would leave Real Madrid on June 30 on a free transfer when his contract expires.
The 35-year-old is now weighing up the pros and cons of each option, sources said, with family considerations being an important factor in his decision-making.
ESPN reported last month that City were considering making Ramos an offer if he did not reach a renewal agreement with Madrid.
That interest persists, and the Premier League club would be willing to offer Ramos a two-year contract which would be reassessed in the summer of 2023.
13.20 BST: PSV Eindhoven forward Noni Madueke is on Borussia Dortmund's shortlist to replace Jadon Sancho, says Ruhr Nachrichten.
Madueke, 19, began his career at Tottenham but moved to PSV in 2018 and scored nine goals in 31 games last season.
The England U21 international could be available for around €20m, with Dortmund set to land at least €90m from Sancho's move to Manchester United.
12.41 BST: Leeds United are leading the race to sign Barcelona defender Junior Firpo, sources have told ESPN's Moises Llorens and Sam Marsden.
Firpo, 24, is also wanted by Southampton and several Italian sides, but Leeds have stepped up negotiations with Barca over the last few days and the left-back is keen to make the switch to Elland Road.
Barca and Leeds are still in talks regarding the structure of the deal. They need to agree on a transfer fee and on whether the English side sign Firpo outright or on loan with a clause to make the move permanent next summer.
Leeds' director of football Victor Orta has played a key role in negotiations but Southampton, who are looking for a replacement for Ryan Bertrand, have also sounded out a move for Firpo this summer, while AC Milan and Inter are also interested.
However, Barca prefer a permanent move to a loan and the English clubs are in the best position to pay a fee.
12.13 BST: Barcelona are willing to listen to offers for midfielder Miralem Pjanic as they look to cut their wage bill, sources told ESPN Deportes' Jordi Blanco.
Pjanic, 31, joined Barca from Juventus in August 2020 in a swap deal with Arthur that saw Barcelona make a €12m profit -- with Arthur valued at €72m and Pjanic €60m.
However, the Bosnia and Herzegovina international has not settled at Camp Nou and, amid a financial crisis at the club, Barca are keen to move his €7m-a-year salary off the books given he signed a four-year deal.
Juventus, PSG and Chelsea are reported to be interested in signing Pjanic.
The news comes as La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned Barcelona they risk not being able to register Lionel Messi next season if they don't reduce their wage bill to remain within the league-imposed salary cap.
Messi's contract expires at the end of June, and he has not yet made a public decision on whether he will extend his 20-year relationship with Barca.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barca had the largest cap in Spain's top flight in 2019-20 at €671m. However, La Liga's new limit for the 2020-21 season was €382.7m. The Catalan club were given some leeway in terms of reducing salaries, but La Liga could technically prevent them from registering Messi's new contract or making new signings this summer if they don't adhere to it.
12.03 BST: Even without a new manager in place yet, Tottenham are keen to sign Bologna defender Takehiro Tomiyasu, says Sky Sports.
Tomiyasu, 22, can play at centre-back and right-back and has a contract until 2024.
Italian Serie A side Bologna reportedly want around €20m from clubs to sign the Japan international.
11.08 BST: Man City would love to land Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish this summer.
Rob Dawson is confident Anthony Martial could be among the players leaving Manchester United this summer.
10.30 BST: Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe is being pursued by Aston Villa, with the club rejecting a second bid, according to The Athletic.
Smith Rowe, 20, made the breakthrough into the first XI last season but has yet to agree terms on a new contract, with his current deal expiring in 2023.
Villa have already seen an opening bid in the region of £25m rejected and now the same has happened with their latest £30m offer.
While Villa are preparing for the exit of Jack Grealish -- as sources told ESPN that Man City are set to make a £100m offer -- the club have already spent £33m to sign Emiliano Buendia from Norwich City.
10.04 BST: Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham will have his contract at extended by a further two years until 2025 on Tuesday.
Bellingham will turn 18 on the day England take on Germany at Euro 2020 and Dortmund will trigger a contract extension.
The midfielder scored four goals in 46 games for Dortmund last season, a remarkable number of appearances for a 17-year-old in the Bundesliga.
Having made his England debut in a friendly against the Republic of Ireland at Wembley in November, Bellingham will win his seventh cap if he plays against Germany and has already made two appearances as a substitute at Euro 2020.
09.42 BST: FC Salzburg striker Patson Daka has confirmed he is moving to Leicester City.
Daka, 22, scored 34 goals in 42 appearances in all competitions last season, with 27 in 28 league games to help the club to win the Austrian title.
Speaking to Krone Zeitung, the Zambia international said: "I will go to England and move to Leicester City. I had a great time here, Salzburg has become my second home. I will always be happy to come back here, but the Premier League has always been my big dream."
09.15 BST: Inter Milan are looking to replace Achraf Hakimi when he makes a €70m move to PSG and Sky Italia says Arsenal's Hector Bellerin is on their radar.
Bellerin, 26, has been at Arsenal since 2011 and is seeking a new challenge. The club want around €20m from clubs to sign him, with Inter keen.
08.46 BST: Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey hopes to remain at the club despite speculation linking him with a move away from Turin, Sky reports.
Ramsey, 30, has made 65 appearances for Juve sinve joining them on a free transfer from arsenal in 2019, scoring five goals.
The Wales international has been named as one of the players that the club will look to move on this summer as part of an overhaul of the squad under returning manager Massimiliano Allegri.
However, Sky reports that Ramsey's prospects under Allegri are promising as he was the coach who wanted to bring the midfielder to Juve in the first place.
08.00 BST: Barcelona are preparing to announce that Lionel Messi has finally signed a new contract with them in the coming days, according to Football Espana.
Messi's current deal expires on June 30 and, despite interest from Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, the Argentine forward now appears most likely to remain at the club where he has played his entire professional career.
Football Espana reports that Barcelona's press and social media teams have been briefed to prepare for an announcement "by next week."
Rob Dawson discusses Manchester City's possible record-breaking signing of Jack Grealish from Aston Villa.
PAPER GOSSIP (by Nick Judd)
- Juventus are interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain full-back Mitchel Bakker, according to Calciomercato. The 21-year-old is yet to secure his place in PSG's starting XI following his move from Ajax in 2019, but Juve have seen enough from his appearances to propose a €15m move. Bakker is contracted in Paris until 2023, but his agent Mino Raiola is believed to be already talking to Juve officials.
- Everton are leading the race for Juventus defender Merih Demiral and are reported to have held talks with the 23-year-old. That's according to Tuttosport, who believe that the Toffees have the edge over Arsenal, who are also interested in landing the player for around €40m. Demiral has fallen down the pecking order in Turin and featured just 24 times under Andrea Pirlo last season, and just 32 appearances in total since joining the club in 2019 from Sassuolo.
- Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano believes goalkeeper Rui Patricio will leave Wolves to join AS Roma now that Portugal's Euro 2020 campaign is over. Romano reports that negotiations are advanced and that personal terms have been agreed on a permanent deal worth around €6m plus bonuses. The 33-year-old is expected to sign a three-year deal at the Stadio Olimpico. Romano also reports that Olympiakos keeper Jose Sa will replace Patricio at Wolves.
- Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta could be moving back to Italy, according to the Sun. They're reporting that the 29-year-old full-back is a transfer target for Internazionale after successful loan spells at both Roma and Genoa. Inter are keen to replace the outgoing Achraf Hakimi, who is close to signing for Paris Saint-Germain for €70m. Zappacosta joined Chelsea in 2017 under Antonio Conte, and it's understood that the Blues are now ready to let him leave.
- Donyell Malen is reportedly ready to leave PSV Eindhoven this summer and Eurosport says Liverpool have opened talks with the forward with a view to a permanent move. Malen had impressed at Euro 2020 before Netherlands' shock exit at the hands of the Czech Republic in the round of 16, and Liverpool are among a number of clubs looking to sign the 22-year-old. Malen bagged 27 goals for PSV last season, and the Reds would be expected to part with a fee in the region of €40m.