Borrusia Dortmund's 10th August deadline to Manchester United concerning the signing of Jason Sancho has elapsed and the German outfit has made it clear that the extension clause in the players contract has been triggered. As such, he is going to play for the German powerhouse in the next season. The player has joined up with the rest of the squad for their preseason tour. United are still not giving up hope of signing the player as Borrusia Dortmund still hold on to their £120m valuation of the player.
Pierre Emile Hojsberg passes Spurs Medical with Kyle Walker Peters to move the other way.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has passed his medical at Tottenham
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has passed his medical at Tottenham ahead of his proposed move from Southampton.Kyle Walker-Peters, who had spent the second half of last season on loan at Southampton, is expected to move in the opposite direction to St Mary's for an initial £12m, but personal terms have not yet been agreed.
Sky Sports News exclusively reported in January that Hojbjerg was a target for Jose Mourinho as he looked to re-model the squad in his own image.
Both Spurs and Everton opened talks with Southampton last month but it soon became clear Hojbjerg was keen on the move to north London over Merseyside.
Nicolas Tagliafico: Chelsea interested in Ajax left-back
Nicolas Tagliafico has impressed over the last two seasons with Ajax.
Chelsea have expressed interest in the Ajax star. Tagliafico has been capped 25 times by Argentina, and could become the second Ajax player to make the move to Stamford Bridge ahead of the new season following the arrival of Hakim Ziyech.The 27-year-old, who scored five goals and supplied five assists in 38 matches for Ajax last season, is currently under contract until the summer of 2022.
Tagliafico, who signed for Ajax in 2018 from Independiente in his homeland, could be viewed by Chelsea as an alternative to their primary left-back target, England international Ben Chilwell.
Liverpool reignite interest in Thiago Alcantara.
Thiago Alcantara - Bayern Munich's 29-year-old Spanish midfielder wants to move to Liverpool, but the Reds would have to sell players to generate transfer funds (Kicker, August 7); Liverpool look set to miss out on signing Thiago with PSG preparing a £27m swoop (Daily Star, August 4); Liverpool have moved ahead of PSG in the race to sign the Bayern Munich playmaker (Mundo Deportivo, Aug 3); Alcantara will sign for Liverpool after Jurgen Klopp demanded the club sanctioned a move regardless of worries about finances (Daily Express, July 22); Klopp has sanctioned Thiago's move to Anfield and the midfielder has agreed personal terms with the Premier League champions (Daily Express, July 18).
Liverpool to buy Coutinho back from Barcelona.
Philippe Coutinho - Liverpool have been linked with a sensational return for Coutinho with the star set to quit Barcelona this summer (Daily Express, July 9); The Brazilian is being linked with a move back to Liverpool, with Barcelona's asking price for the winger now heavily reduced (Daily Mirror, June 23).
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