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Friday's Premier League transfer talk news roundup: N'Golo Kante, Jorginho, Kai Havertz

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for the Premier League on Friday, August 21.

Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest transfer news in the Premier League on Friday, August 21.

Friday morning's Premier League transfer talk news roundup:


Manchester United to sign N'Golo Kante this summer?

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante pictured on July 4, 2020© Reuters

Manchester United can be backed at odds as short as 1/2 to sign France's World-Cup winning midfielder N'Golo Kante from Chelsea during this summer's transfer window.

Kante struggled to show his best form for the Blues during the 2019-20 campaign and was restricted to just 28 appearances in all competitions due to some injury problems.

The 29-year-old could allegedly be available for transfer this summer as Chelsea boss Frank Lampard considers moving the team in a new direction.

One bookmaker have placed United as the 1/2 favourites to sign him, with a spokesperson from Oddschecker claiming that the Frenchman could be on his way to Old Trafford before the transfer deadline at the start of October.

Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona and Real Madrid have also been mentioned as potential suitors, while a recent report claimed that Inter Milan were interested in his signature.

Kante helped Leicester City win the 2015-16 Premier League title before arriving at Stamford Bridge.



Jorginho to leave Chelsea for Roma this summer?

Jorginho in action for Chelsea on July 22, 2020© Reuters

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho could reportedly join Roma during this summer's transfer window.

The 28-year-old scored seven times in 44 appearances for the Blues during the 2019-20 campaign but his future at Stamford Bridge has been the subject of much speculation in recent months.

The midfielder's agent recently suggested that the Italy international could swap clubs this summer, with Juventus thought to have a long-standing interest.

However, according to The Guardian, Roma are interested in the midfielder and could attempt to bring him back to Serie A for the 2020-21 campaign.

The report claims that Frank Lampard's side are open to the possibility of the Italian leaving this summer as they look to balance the books.

Jorginho, who has turned out for Hellas Verona and Napoli in Serie A, still has three years left to run on his contract in the English capital.


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Kai Havertz during Leverkusen training on August 5, 2020
Chelsea 'close to completing Kai Havertz move'

Chelsea are on the verge of signing German attacker Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen, according to a report. Read more.

Manchester United 'attempt to hijack Arsenal move for Gabriel Magalhaes'
Manchester United hold talks with the representatives of Lille centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes, according to a report. Read more.

Arsenal 'confident of securing Gabriel Magalhaes deal'
Arsenal are reportedly confident of beating Napoli to the signature of Lille centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes. Read more.

Chelsea 'weighing up Thiago Silva move'
Chelsea could sign Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva on a free transfer this summer, according to a report. Read more.

Report: Alex Sandro back on Manchester United's radar
Juventus defender Alex Sandro is reportedly a target for Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Read more.

Tottenham Hotspur 'planning £20m Ainsley Maitland-Niles move'
Tottenham Hotspur are lining up a £20m bid for Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland-Niles, according to a report. Read more.

Bournemouth 'playing hardball over Tottenham Hotspur target Callum Wilson'
Bournemouth will reportedly not let striker Callum Wilson leave on the cheap despite reported interest from Tottenham Hotspur. Read more.

Lionel Messi 'tells Ronald Koeman he has doubts over Barcelona stay'
Lionel Messi tells new Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman that he could leave the club this summer, according to a report. Read more.

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira a target for Benfica, Valencia?
Andreas Pereira is reportedly ready to leave Manchester United and could be offered an escape route by Benfica or Valencia. Read more.

Wolverhampton Wanderers 'willing to sell Adama Traore this summer'
Wolverhampton Wanderers are prepared to listen to offers for Adama Traore this summer amid claims of interest from Liverpool and Manchester City, according to a report. Read more.

Owen Hargreaves urges Manchester City to sign Inter Milan star Lautaro Martinez
Former Manchester City midfielder Owen Hargreaves urges the club to sign Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez as a replacement for Sergio Aguero. Read more.

Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain 'also make late bid for Gabriel Magalhaes'
Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain allegedly make a late approach to sign Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes, who has been heavily linked with Arsenal. Read more.

Manchester United to use Sergio Romero in Jack Grealish deal?
Manchester United could offer Sergio Romero to Aston Villa as part of a move for English attacker Jack Grealish, according to a report. Read more.

Ronald Koeman 'wants to bring Georginio Wijnaldum to Barcelona'
New Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman wants to bring Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum to Camp Nou, according to a report. Read more.

Wolverhampton Wanderers, Aston Villa keen on signing Faouzi Ghoulam?
Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa are reportedly in negotiations with Italian side Napoli to sign left-back Faouzi Ghoulam. Read more.

Aston Villa 'confident of keeping Douglas Luiz amid Manchester City links'
Aston Villa are reportedly confident of keeping hold of Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz despite alleged interest from Manchester City. Read more.

Dean Henderson 'on verge of penning new Manchester United deal'
English goalkeeper Dean Henderson is reportedly close to signing a new long-term contract with Manchester United. Read more.

Report: Tottenham Hotspur want Liverpool youngster Rhian Brewster on loan
A report claims that Liverpool youngster Rhian Brewster is a surprise loan target for Tottenham Hotspur. Read more.

Lionel Messi 'meets with Ronald Koeman to discuss Barcelona future'
Lionel Messi met with new Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman on Thursday, according to a report. Read more.

Paris Saint-Germain considering bid for Manchester United defender Diogo Dalot?
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly contemplating whether to launch a bid for out-of-favour Manchester United right-back Diogo Dalot. Read more.

Barcelona to make shock move for Everton defender Michael Keane?
Everton centre-back Michael Keane emerges as a shock rumoured target for Barcelona, who are now under the management of former Toffees boss Ronald Koeman. Read more.

Jadon Sancho's teammates 'convinced he will stay at Borussia Dortmund'
Jadon Sancho's Borussia Dortmund teammates are reportedly convinced that he will not be joining Manchester United this summer. Read more.

Chris Smalling 'pushing for Manchester United exit'
Defender Chris Smalling is reportedly pushing to secure an exit from Manchester United this summer, despite the club's £20m valuation. Read more.

Leeds United showing interest in Valencia forward Rodrigo Moreno?
Leeds United are reportedly in the running to sign Valencia forward Rodrigo Moreno ahead of their return to the Premier League. Read more.

Liverpool 'have dressing room concerns over Thiago Alcantara deal'
Liverpool reportedly have concerns that the arrival of Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara could impact the togetherness in the dressing room. Read more.

Fulham complete signing of Wigan left-back Antonee Robinson
The 23-year-old becomes the Cottagers' second signing of the summer. Read more.

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard: 'Ryan Kent is not for sale'
Ryan Kent joined the Gers from Liverpool last summer in a £7million deal. Read more.

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