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The coronavirus pandemic has made the transfer market uncertain -- and you can find out when the windows open and close here -- but here are the rumours floating around Europe's big leagues and beyond.

TOP STORY: PSG make £25m offer to sign Bellerin

Arsenal fans will be celebrating the arrival of Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille, after his move was finally officially announced. However, they might soon be looking at a high-profile exit because Paris Saint-Germain have made a bid of £25m for Hector Bellerin, according to The Guardian.

With Thomas Meunier having left Paris for Borussia Dortmund, the Champions League finalists are now looking to sign a right-back to fill the Belgian's void.

Bellerin is someone Mikel Arteta is keen to keep, but Arsenal might be willing to entertain offers if they are high enough.

PSG might not have things all their own way though, as Bayern Munich and Juventus are also reportedly interested in the 25-year-old.

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22.41 BST: Could Manchester United pip rivals Manchester City for Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly?

The Senegalese centre-back's agent has reportedly told Napoli, that United, are interested in signing the centre-back to pair with Harry Maguire. According to Italian outlet Il Mattino, via the Mirror, Koulibaly's agent Fali Ramadani has informed Napoli of United's interest in the 29-year-old.

Napoli want at least £70 million for Koulibaly, and it is not a stretch to think that the player's agent could have floated this information to put pressure on the Italian club and drive up his client's price. Man City remain favourites to sign the centre-back, who has been named to the Serie A Team of the Year four times.

22.04 BST: Sheffield Wednesday have made a double striker swoop, agreeing to deals for Elias Kachunga and Josh Windass.

The 28-year-old Kachunga was recently released by Huddersfield Town, while Windass, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Hillsbrough, joins from Wigan Athletic.

21.27 BST: What's next for Gareth Bale?

The Welsh winger has delivered a very candid interview that suggests he wants out of Real Madrid and that they have prevented him from leaving in the past. Sources have told ESPN that Real Madrid want to sell the 31-year-old Bale, who started just 14 games last season and reportedly makes £600,000-a-week in wages.

"If [offers from Premier League clubs] arise, it is something I'd look at for sure," Bale told Sky Sports News. "Time will tell but mainly I think the reason is that the decision is in Real Madrid's hands. I tried to leave last year but they blocked everything at the last second.

"It was a project I was excited for but it didn't materialise," he added. "There have been other instances where we have tried to go but the club won't allow it or they've done something. It's down to the club.

"I want to play football, I am still motivated to play football, so I guess it's on the club," he added. "They are in control of everything. I have a contract, all I can do is carry on what I am doing and hopefully something comes up. I am only 31 still but I feel I am in great shape still and feel like I have a lot to give. We will see what happens. It's in the club's hands but they make things very difficult to be honest."

20.42 BST: Staying in MLS for a moment... Atlanta United are set to sell a marquee player, according to a report in the Athletic.

The outlet has discovered that Atlanta United has agreed to sell Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez to Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr for a reported $18 million. The Argentine, who was bought from River Plate for $14m in Jan. 2019, never reached the expected heights in MLS and joins a side that includes Ahmed Musa, Nordin Amrabat and former Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones.

The former South American Footballer of the Year and Copa Libertadores Best Player, 27, scored just 11 goals in 54 games with Atlanta United.

20.06 BST: David Beckham's Inter Miami CF are very close to acquiring Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain, sources have told ESPN's Jeff Carlisle.

Sources tell ESPN that talks are ongoing and that Higuain is expected to join former teammate Blaise Matuidi in Miami. The 32-year-old Argentine has scored over 300 goals in 600+ professional games split between River Plate, Real Madrid, Napoli, Juventus, AC Milan and Chelsea and has been granted the freedom to leave Juventus by new manager Andrea Pirlo.

Higuain has also 31 goals for Argentina in 75 games and been a part of three World Cup squads (2010, 2014, 2018).

19.21 BST: With James Rodriguez and Allan already closing in on moves to Goodison Park, Everton have reportedly agreed to a fee for a third midfielder: Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure.

Sources have told ESPN's Tom Hamilton that Watford and Everton have agreed to a £25 million fee for the French midfielder, and that Everton are now free to negotiate personal terms with the 27-year-old. Since arriving from Rennes in 2016, Doucoure has been one of the top players outside the Premier League's top six and would form quite a midfielder with Allan and Rodriguez.

18.35 BST: Man United have made it official, the club announcing they have inked Dutch attacker Donny van de Beek to a five-year contract.

The 23-year-old, who spent the last five seasons with Ajax's first team, is regarded as one of Europe's most promising midfielders, having tallied 40 goals and 30 assists over the past three seasons.

Donny van de Beek told Man United's website: "I cannot begin to explain how incredible an opportunity it is to join a club with such an amazing history.

"I would like to thank everyone at Ajax. I grew up there and I will always have a special bond with the club.

"I am now ready to take the next step in my career and perform at the highest level and there is no higher standard than Manchester United."

17.59 BST: D.C. United have yet to replace Wayne Rooney but another Premier League star could soon be on the way.

The Athletic is reporting that United are not only interested in Gonzalo Higuain, whose brother Federico plays for D.C., but also Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson. The 30-year-old Iceland international has scored 61 goals and laid on 46 assists in 282 Premier League games spread between Swansea City, Tottenham and Everton but might be surplus to requirements now that Everton are set to sign Allan from Napoli and James Rodriguez from Real Madrid.

A deal for Sigurdsson does not appear imminent though, as the playmaker still has two years remaining on his contract at Goodison Park and is currently making a healthy $100,000 per week.

17.14 BST: Newly-promoted Fulham have added a few reinforcements -- loan stars Harrison Reed and Anthony Knockaert have joined on a permanent basis while the club has also added Antonee Robinson and Mario Lemina -- but more are expected.

Sky Sports has learned that Fulham's latest target is Lyon and ex-Chelsea winger Bertrand Traore. Sky writes that Fulham are looking into the possibility of signing the 24-year-old, who has also been linked with Leicester City, Everton, Newcastle and Crystal Palace. Traore managed only one Ligue 1 goal in 14 starts last season but tallied seven in 2018-19 and 13 in 2019-20.

The Burkina Faso international previously made 10 Premier League appearances for Chelsea during the 2015-16 season and has also spent time in Holland with Vitesse and later Ajax.

16.30 BST: Arsenal really need to get captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signed up to a new deal.

15.51 BST: World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) legend Triple H has urged West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice to stay at the club this summer amid interest from Chelsea.

Paul Levesque -- better known for his role as Triple H -- is a West Ham supporter and sent the 21-year-old a message about his future.

"Declan, you've got big decisions ahead of you and I understand that," he told BT Sport. "Far be it for me to tell you what to do but I'd like to give you a point of view that sometimes in life there are more important things.

"There's an opportunity to be something more. To be a hero, to be a hero to fans who supported you. To be a hero to people who have watched you come up through a system and be successful in that system. To be a hero and build something on your own. To not just succeed but to succeed on your terms. Build your franchise, build your legacy, to become something more.

"To become the one and only, to become the first. Declan Rice, build your legacy, build your franchise. Stay with the people that brought you to the dance. Stay with West Ham and become the hero, become the champion, become everything that they all know that Declan Rice can be."

Sources have told ESPN's James Olley that the Hammers are determined to keep him but Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is keen on reverting Rice into the central defensive position he occupied earlier in his career, given his ability on the ball would enable him to play out from the back effectively.

15.34 BST: Thiago Silva may be 35 but he'll bring class to Chelsea's defence.

15.01 BST: Rennes are willing to sell goalkeeper Edouard Mendy to Chelsea for €25m, says L'Equipe.

The reason is that they are already in talks to sign PSG's Alphonse Areola as his replacement as the France World Cup winner can't get game time due to Keylor Navas' form.

14.29 BST: Watford striker Troy Deeney could be sent on loan to a Premier League club, reports the Daily Telegraph.

Rather than let the 32-year-old captain leave permanently, the club want to retain him but allow him to continue playing in the top flight. Then, if everything works out and they get promoted at the first time of asking, Deeney can play for Watford again.

Tottenham have been linked with a move, as they seek a backup for striker Harry Kane.

14.12 BST: UPDATE from 10.11 -- Ronald Koeman is insisting that Barcelona sign Georginio Wijnaldum, sources have told ESPN's Moises Llorens and Alex Kirkland, and wants the club to do whatever it takes to land the Liverpool midfielder.

The new Barca coach wants Wijnaldum as another option in midfield, and the club have agreed to push for a deal, although their priority is to finish moving on unwanted players first.

Koeman -- who quit as manager of Netherlands to take the job at Camp Nou -- wants to reunite Wijnaldum and teammate Frenkie de Jong at club level, believing the pair have proved effective for the national team.

There are some concerns, though, over Wijnaldum's age (29) and the profile of Barcelona's squad as the club have already signed fellow midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 30, in a €60m deal this summer.

13.45 BST: Could doubts over Paul Pogba be a good reason for Man United to sign Thiago Alcantara?

13.35 BST: The Athletic reports that Aston Villa have agreed a £14m move for Nottingham Forest's Matty Cash.

The 23-year-old right-back won Forest's player-of-the-season award and Villa could end up paying an extra £2m in add-ons.

13.19 BST: Manchester United have been invited to negotiate with Bayern Munich for Thiago Alcantara as the German giants look to create a bidding battle for the wantaway midfielder, sources have told ESPN'S Rob Dawson.

Liverpool have been in contact with Bayern but have so far refused to meet the Bundesliga champions' €30m valuation.

Thiago, 29, has informed the club he will not extend his contract, due to end in 2021, and is keen to move this summer.

13.03 BST: West Brom are set to break their transfer record in a £18m move for West Ham forward Grady Diangana, says Sky Sports.

Diangana, 22, spent last season on loan at West Brom and helped them gain promotion to the Premier League.

If West Ham let their academy product depart, they have been linked with Brentford's Said Benrahma as a replacement.

12.42 BST: TalkSPORT reports that Newcastle are on the verge of completing the signing of Ryan Fraser.

Fraser, 26, is a free agent after leaving Bournemouth and the winger has reportedly rejected an offer from Crystal Palace.

Newcastle are also keen to sign Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson, who wants to stay in the Premier League after suffering relegation with the Cherries.

12.14 BST: Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly is on the radar of Europe's top clubs and would be perfect for Manchester City.

11.30 BST: Juventus are in discussions with Barcelona over a move for forward Luis Suarez but expect the deal to be "difficult," sources have told ESPN's Andrew Cesare Richardson.

Suarez looks set to leave Camp Nou this summer with Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu having recently said the squad would undergo several changes which would mean saying goodbye to some "club legends" following the appointment of Ronald Koeman as manager.

The Uruguay international said recently he was keen to stay at the club he signed for in 2014 and would even accept being benched.

However, sources have told ESPN that Juve are in talks over a deal for 33-year-old, but the Serie A champions believe it will be a difficult transfer to finalise.

11.20 BST: New Zealand defender Rebekah Stott has signed for Women's Super League side Brighton & Hove Albion, the club has announced.

Stott joins Brighton from W-League side Melbourne City and has previously spent time with SC Sand, OL Reign, Sky Blue FC, Avaldsnes IL and Melbourne Victory.

"I'm so excited," Stott told ESPN. "I can't wait to get there, meet the team and get back into football."

11.12 BST: Lionel Messi's dad is in Barcelona to talk to the club about his son's desire to leave this summer. Sources have told ESPN that Jorge Messi will demand that Barcelona allow his son to leave for free, releasing his player registration, so he can join Manchester City.

According to Deportes Cuatro, Messi Sr. was asked if his son would remain at Camp Nou, to which he replied: "I don't know."

Then asked about the future at Barcelona, he just said: "Difficult, difficult."

So there you go. If he doesn't know, nobody does.

10.58 BST: There have been reports that Barcelona are keen to sign another Liverpool player, Sadio Mane, to replace Lionel Messi. Thoughts?

10.11 BST: Sport reports that Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has agreed terms over a three-year move to Barcelona.

Wijnaldum, 29, has failed to agree a new contract at Anfield and is keen to join new Barca coach Ronald Koeman.

A fee of around €15m has been reported, with his exit clearing the way for Liverpool to sign Thiago Alcantara from Bayern for €30m.

09.46 BST: Barcelona could do with a positive news story and Sport claims they are ready to reignite their interest in Inter Milan star Lautaro Martinez.

Martinez had a €111m release clause which expired in June, but has been Barca's top target to replace Luis Suarez before Lionel Messi threw a massive spanner in the works.

Barcelona will reportedly offer Arturo Vidal as part of a swap deal to Inter, alongside a hefty sum to bring Martinez to Camp Nou.

09.11 BST: Two done deals already this morning ...

- Kevin Volland joins Monaco from Bayer Leverkusen on a contract until 2024.

- Celtic have signed defender Shane Duffy on a season-long loan.

09.08 BST: Manchester United want Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho but there hasn't been much movement in negotiations. Here's why.

08.50 BST: Chelsea women have announced the signing of four-time Bundesliga Frauen winner Pernille Harder from Wolfsburg.

The 27-year-old has long been linked to the Women's Super League (WSL) champions who added the Women's Community Shield to their trophy haul this season on Saturday.

"I'm excited to just play for such a big club, to play with so many amazing players and to also be playing in the league [Women's Super League]. The English league, it's so exciting at the moment and I'm really looking forward to it," Harder said of the move.

08.22 BST: ICYMI - Real Madrid and Arsenal are close to agreeing another season-long loan for Dani Ceballos, sources have told ESPN's Rodrigo Faez and Alex Kirkland.

The midfielder, 24, had made no secret of his desire to re-join Mikel Arteta's team after a successful debut season in north London.

08.00 BST: Lionel Messi is desperate to leave Barcelona and The Daily Record is reporting that the wantaway Barcelona talisman has reached a wage deal with City Football Group to make that happen.

Take this with a massive pinch of salt, but their report suggests that CFG have offered the star terms that would see him make €700m over a five-year period, playing for Manchester City and New York City FC. That's a scarcely believable €2.6m-a-week when he takes home a reported €1.3m-a-week currently.

The 33-year-old was even offered an equity stake in CFG as part of the compensation package, according to the Record, but he prefers to be paid in cash.

Messi's father will meet Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu for crunch talks aimed at resolving his son's future on Wednesday afternoon, sources have confirmed to ESPN.

Jorge Messi -- who is also his son's agent -- is flying from Argentina to help break the ongoing deadlock between club and player. Sources said that Jorge will demand that Barcelona allow his son to leave for free, releasing his player registration. Bartomeu will propose a two-year contract extension to keep Messi at the club until 2023.

PAPER TALK (by Danny Lewis)

Higuain at the centre of an MLS tug of war

Andrea Pirlo has told Gonzalo Higuain that he can leave Juventus, and The Athletic has reported that the Argentina international is now wanted by various Major League Soccer clubs.

DC United are at the front of the queue to sign the striker, in a move that would see him reunited with his brother Federico. They have the initial rights to sign him if his destination is MLS, with their rivals needing to pay them compensation to bring him in.

Other clubs who are supposedly aiming to sign the 32-year-old are San Jose Earthquakes and Inter Miami. Meanwhile, it is LAFC and Atlanta United that have caught the player's eye.

DC are also showing an interest in signing Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Inter clear to sign Kolarov

Inter Milan and Aleksandar Kolarov have reached an agreement over contract terms ahead of a move from Roma, according to Calciomercato. The Serbia international had wanted a two-year deal, and Inter have proposed a one-year contract with the option for another one.

Inter will pay Roma a fee of between €1m-€2m to bring in the 34-year-old, adds the report.


- Atalanta are set to sign Dutch full-back Rick Karsdorp on loan from AS Roma, with an obligation to sign him for €7m, reports Calciomercato. It looks increasingly likely that Timothy Castagne will be joining Leicester City, so the side from Bergamo are hoping to bring in a replacement. They see Karsdorp as that man, after he returned to Italy following the culmination of his loan deal with Eredivisie outfit Feyenoord.

- Atletico Madrid are closing in on the signing of Getafe left-back Mathias Olivera, reports Mundo Deportivo. The reports says that the Spanish giants have been long-term admirers of the 22-year-old, who is now likely to come in and provide competition for Renan Lodi. Getafe are hoping that they will be able to bring Victor Mollejo in on loan from Atleti in turn.