Transfer Rumours 12/07: Barcelona Target Sanches, Arsenal Open Neves Talks, Madrid Want €50m for Varane

Real Madrid reportedly want €50m for Varane
Real Madrid reportedly want €50m for Varane / Denis Doyle/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. United have gone ahead and brought in Sancho and many other top clubs are being linked with big names.

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

Barca target Sanches

Barcelona reportedly want to sign Renato Sanches from Lille, according to Le10Sport.

Arsenal and Tottenham have also been linked to the Portugal international, and Barca's financial situation might prevent them for striking a deal for the 23-year-old.

Arsenal open Neves talks

Arsenal have reportedly opened transfer negotiations with Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves, according to Record.

Neves, who is currently tied to Wolves until 2024, will be available for £35m this summer. Mikel Arteta is looking to bolster his midfield ahead of the impending potential departures of several players, including Granit Xhaka and Willian.

Madrid want €50m for Varane

Real Madrid are reportedly demanding €50m for Manchester United target Raphael Varane, according to ABC.

The report claims that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side have offered €45m but will need to increase their bid in order to sign the defender. Madrid want to cash in on Varane before he becomes a free agent in 2022.

Everton keen on Koulibaly

Everton are reportedly keen on signing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, according to a 90Min exlusive.

Rafa Benitez is looking to shore up his defence ahead of the new season, and Koulibaly, who has been linked to a host of clubs in the Premier League, is the Portuguese's top target this summer.