Transfer Rumours 01/07: Mbappe Refuses New PSG Contract, Varane Closer to Man Utd Move After Sancho

Kylian Mbappe has reportedly told members at PSG that he will not sign a contract extension
Kylian Mbappe has reportedly told members at PSG that he will not sign a contract extension / John Berry/Getty Images

The summer transfer window is already heating up as managers eye new recruits to beef up their squads. Harry Kane is still intent on leaving Tottenham, with the likes of Manchester CityManchester United, and Chelsea all interested.

Real Madrid have filled their vacant managerial spot by bringing back Carlo Ancelotti, who spent the last season with Everton.

Liverpool have already made their move in the market by signing RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate, and will be looking to bring in a few more reinforcements too.

With that, here are the top transfer rumours of the day.

Man Utd move for Varane after Sancho confirmation

Now that Manchester United are almost done with signing Jadon Sancho, they have turned their attention to Raphael Varane.

Mbappe refuses new PSG contract

Kylian Mbappe has reportedly told members at Paris Saint-Germain that he does not want to sign a contract extension at the club.

The 22-year-old has one year left on his existing contract, and has been linked with a move to Real Madrid and Liverpool. And according to L'Equipe, the Frenchman has said that he will see out the remainder of his contract at the Parc des Princes, but is keen to leave the club.

Haaland expects Chelsea move

Erling Haaland is reportedly expecting to complete a shock move to Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund this summer.

Duncan Castles claims Haaland expects to be playing at Stamford Bridge next summer, despite being contracted to Dortmund until 2024 and a reported release clause of £66million which comes into effect next summer.

Arsenal make 'important' Locatelli bid

Arsenal have made an official bid for Sassuolo star Manuel Locatelli, according to the club's CEO Giovanni Carnevali.

"Arsenal have made an official bid for Locatelli," Carnevali said. "They’re pushing hard to sign Manuel and it’s an important bid. We will see. Also Juventus want Locatelli and we’ve a special relationship with them. We’ve a new meeting scheduled with Juve."

Hakimi close to PSG move

Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta has confirmed Achraf Hakimi will be a Paris Saint-Germain player within the next 24 hours.

“We are in the home stretch, there are just some formalities to attend to," Marotta told Sky Italia. "[Inter Sporting Director] Piero Ausilio has worked hard on this operation. When Hakimi’s departure is official, we will have some oxygen that we will certainly need. But we would really like not to sell other players and keep the staff which has given us so much satisfaction.”