Transfer Talk! Sancho wants Man United move, Chelsea lead Havertz race

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

Liverpool have already wrapped up the Premier League title, but the chasing pack will busy this summer. Chelsea have signed Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech; Manchester United and Man City will be busy, and Tottenham and Arsenal will have to shop carefully.

Time will tell to what extent the economic strain of the coronavirus pandemic will pose to the transfer market, though speculation remains buoyant ahead of this summer’s window.

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Arsenal must do all they can to keep Ceballos

Arsenal may be frustrated by their 1-1 draw with Leicester, but loanee Dani Ceballos was once again a shining light – here’s a taste of what Simon Collings had to say.

There was rightly some caution urged when Dani Ceballos ran the show for Arsenal against Norwich City last week.

It was, after all, a glorious summer’s evening in London and the team sat 20th in the Premier League hardly resembled a true litmus test. But here, against Champions League contenders Leicester City, Ceballos showed he is the real deal.

The Spaniard put in the kind of display Arsenal fans expected of him when he joined from Real Madrid last summer, as he dominated the midfield.

Read his full article here.


West Ham to move for Man Utd duo?

David Moyes has plans for West Ham’s future – and they include Phil Jones and Jesse Lingard.

Should West Ham stay up, then Moyes wants the Manchester United duo in east London, according to the Independent.

Neither player is getting much game time at United, and their days look numbered at Old Trafford.


Chelsea in ‘pole position’ for Havertz

Standard Sport understands that Chelsea are set to press ahead with a £70m bid for Kai Havertz.

Goal now reports that…

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