Transfers LIVE! Arsenal sign £14m Mari, Chelsea Chilwell talks

Welcome to the Evening Standard‘s rolling transfer news and rumours live blog.

Premier League football returned on Wednesday (how good does that sound?) after the 2019-20 season was put on hold for 100 days due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Today there are four fixtures in the Premier League as Arsenal aim to bounce back from defeat at City in the headline game at the Amex. The games will again be behind closed doors, but among many clear changes following the Covid-19 hiatus is the unseen economic strain on clubs which will almost certainly be implications for this summer’s transfer window.

Latest transfer news and rumours…

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Juve interested in Jimenez

Italian giants Juventus are interested in signing in-demand Wolves forward Raul Jimenez this summer, report Calciomercato. 

Juventus missed out on a move for Mauro Icardi, and have been frustrated in their attempts to sign Napoli’s Arek Milik, now instead turning their attention to Jimenez. 

Wolves are desperate to keep hold of the 29-year-old forward, however, and would demand at least £54million for their talisman, who has also caught the interest of Manchester United. 


Richarlison turned down Man Utd and Barca 

Everton forward Richarlison has revealed he rejected an offer from Manchester United in January. 

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The Brazilian has scored 12 goals in 32 appearances for Everton this season, with the club also turning down a £85million move approach from Barcelona.

Speaking to Youtube channel Desimpedidos, Richarlison said: “Several offers arrived in the middle of the season, from Barcelona, from Manchester, then the club decided to hold on and I also didn’t want to leave the team in the middle of the season, it’s bad to let the teammates down.

“Of course, it is a balance, Barcelona is…

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