Transfer Rumours 31/07: Real Madrid to Finally Target Mbappe, Grealish to Man City, Boateng Wants Man Utd

Mudeet Arora
Man City close to signing Jack Grealish this summer
Man City close to signing Jack Grealish this summer / Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images

The summer transfer window is moving at a rapid pace as we near the beginning of all the major European leagues.

In the wake of so many rumours going on in the market, we bring to you the biggest transfer news of the day.

Real Madrid to target Mbappe

Real Madrid will open talks withParis St-Germain in the coming weeks for a deal to sign France international striker Kylian Mbappe, 22, with his contract expiring next summer. (90min)

Pogba heavily linked with PSG move

Manchester United  midfielder Paul Pogba has been heavily linked with a move to Paris St-Germain. It has been reported that Pogba could see his future at United, but as of now, the Frenchman may not sign a contract extension with the Red Devils this summer. (Sky Sports)

Koeman turned down signing Romero and Sanches this summer

Sport reported that Barcelona boss Koeman said no to the possible transfers of Cristian Romero and Renato Sanches this summer.

Jerome Boateng wants Man Utd move

Jerome Boateng wants a move to Manchester United this summer, according to Italian outlet Calciomercato. It is said that Boateng is very disappointed to have not garnered the interest of any other club after leaving Bayern.

Aston Villa to accept Man City's Grealish bid

As reported by Sky Sports, Villa is expected to accept Manchester City's £100m bid for Jack Grealish. This means that it will be Grealish's decision whether he would want to move to the Etihad and become the most expensive transfer in British football history.

Arsenal enquire about Lautaro Martinez

Arsenal have begun talks with Inter to discuss a possible move for Lautaro Martinez, reports The Athletic.

Griezmann and Coutinho to stay at Barcelona

AS reports that both Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho will still be at Barca next season as Ronald Koeman says they will both play a part in his team.

Liverpool join Locatelli race

Liverpool have joined Juventus and Arsenal in the race to sign Euro 2020-winning Italy midfielder Manuel Locatelli, 23, from Sassuolo. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Mail)