Transfer Rumours 18/07: Telles Drops Future Hint, Chelsea Consider Lewandowski Bid, Juventus Eye Gabriel Jesus

Chelsea are reportedly lining up a bid for Lewandowski
Chelsea are reportedly lining up a bid for Lewandowski / Quality Sport Images/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.

Telles drops future hint

Alex Telles has hinted that he will stay on at Manchester United this summer despite rumours suggesting otherwise.
He told United's official website: "It’s a pleasure to be at Manchester United coming into my second season. Last season, we came really close to winning trophies, so we go into this next season with a lot of desire and I really want to show my work and my value here at the club."

Chelsea consider Lewandowski bid

Chelsea are reportedly lining up a £50million bid for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski as they look to bolster their attack ahead of the new season.
According to reports, the Blues are considering making an offer for Lewandowski, who has two years left on his deal at the Allianz Arena, but has been linked with an exit this summer. Lewandowski has also been linked with a move to Premier League champions, Manchester City, who are looking to replace Sergio Aguero.

Juventus eye Gabriel Jesus

Juventus are reportedly interested in Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus, and have been told they will need to shell out at least £43m to land him, according to Calcio Mercato.
The Serie A giants have identified Jesus as a "top target" this summer as they look to reclaim the league title next season. Jesus is in the final two years of his contract at the Etihad Stadium, and is yet to begin negotiations over a new deal.

Brighton interested in Barca's Braithwaite

Brighton are reportedly interested in Barcelona forward, Martin Braithwaite, according to SPORT.
The financially-stricken LaLiga giants are keen to offload as many players as they can this summer, and Brighton are hoping they can lure Braithwaite back to England. The report also claims that Barcelona will demand around £13m for the Denmark international, who has also been linked with West Ham and Wolves.