Transfer Talk LIVE! Coutinho to Arsenal, Jimenez to Man United

Welcome to the Evening Standard‘s rolling transfer news and rumours live blog as the summer transfer speculation increases.

The window officially opened this week following the completion of the delayed 2019-2020 Premier League season. Premier League clubs will now be busy reshaping their squad ahead of the new campaign, with the window scheduled to close on October 5.

Chelsea have already brought in the likes of Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner, stealing a march on their rivals, while the likes of Manchester United and Manchester City are making early progress on adding to their squads.

Stay tuned for the latest transfer news and rumours…

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Spurs not in Ndombele talks

Contrary to reports around this morning, Standard Sport understands Tottenham are not in talks to sell Tanguy Ndombele. 


There is still determination to give him time to be a success at the club after a difficult first season.

Ndombele made just 12 starts following his club-record £55m move from Lyon last summer.


Skriniar to Tottenham?

Milan Skriniar could be heading to Tottenham as part of a swap deal for Tanguy Ndombele this summer, according to Fabrizio Romano. 


As we told you earlier, Inter Milan are keen on a player-plus-cash deal for Ndombele, who arrived at Spurs last summer for a club-record £55million. 

Tottenham are keen to replace Jan Vertonghen following the Belgian’s recent departure and Jose Mourinho has identified Skriniar.

Manchester City had been linked with the 25-year-old, but their interest has cooled after they struck a deal for Nathan Ake in recent days. 


Chelsea deny Granovskaia claims

Chelsea have moved to “vigorously deny” claims that director Marina Granovskaia has acted unprofessionally in the club’s pursuit of Kai…

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