Transfer Rumours 28/07: Real Madrid Know Mbappe's Wage Demand, Chelsea Near Kounde, City to Make Grealish Offer

Mudeet Arora
Mbappe has been linked with a move away from PSG among other transfer rumours today
Mbappe has been linked with a move away from PSG among other transfer rumours today / Marcio Machado/Getty Images

The summer transfer window is in full swing with many clubs making multiple moves for their desired players in order to strengthen their squads ahead of the 2021-22 season.

Keeping that in mind, we take a look at the most sought after transfer rumours today.

Real Madrid now know Mbappe's wage demand

22-year-old Mbappe has his heart reportedly set on a transfer to Real Madrid. However, Los Blancos will have to offer him a lucrative salary in order to make the move possible.

According to The Express via Marca, Mbappe expects £327,000-a-week salary in order to move to the Santiago Bernabeu in 2022. This pay package will make the Frenchman the highest earning player at Real Madrid.

Chelsea nearing Kounde

Champions League winners Chelsea have reportedly opened talks with Sevilla over the signing of 22-year-old French superstar, defender Jules Kounde, who has a £68.4m release clause. (Guardian)

City to make Grealish offer

Manchester City are reported to make an opening offer of £75m plus add-ons for midfielder Grealish, who is valued at £100m by Aston Villa. (Mail)

Real Madrid interested in Bastoni

Los Blancos are said to be interested in signing Alessandro Bastoni according toThe Hard Tackle via Fichajes.

The 22-year-old defender from Inter Milan is being scouted by Madrid as Raphael Varane's alternative.

Allegri reveals he turned down Real Madrid before Juventus return

Max Allegri has confirmed that he had a conversation with Real Madrid before choosing to re-join Juventus.

As reported by AS, on his Juventus unveiling, he said, "I have to thank Real Madrid and the president for the opportunity he gave me [to coach Real Madrid]. Then I thought about it and chose Juventus. It was a gesture of love for a club that gave me a lot and who I enjoy coaching."

Pogba's future could be decided in 2022

Manchester United star Paul Pogba could reportedly wait at Old Trafford until 2022 in order to make a final decision on his future, as reported by Eurosport.

Pogba has been heavily linked with a move away from Old Trafford this summer.