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Thursday's Premier League transfer talk news roundup: Jadon Sancho, Federico Bernardeschi, Andrea Pirlo

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for the Premier League on Thursday, August 20.

Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest transfer news in the Premier League on Thursday, August 20.

Thursday morning's Premier League transfer talk news roundup:

Chelsea considering move for Federico Bernardeschi?

Juventus's Federico Bernardeschi in action with Genoa's Stefano Sturaro in Serie A on June 30, 2020© Reuters

Chelsea are reportedly weighing up the possibility of moving for Juventus attacker Federico Bernardeschi during this summer's transfer window.

The 26-year-old, who has recently been linked with Manchester United, scored twice and provided three assists in 38 appearances for the Old Lady during the 2019-20 campaign.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Juve are keen to offload the attacker in the coming weeks as new head coach Andrea Pirlo looks to move the team in a different direction.

The report claims that Chelsea are keeping a close eye on developments as they consider a summer move, while Atletico Madrid have also been credited with an interest.

Bernardeschi joined the Italian champions from Fiorentina in 2017 and has made 108 appearances for the club over the last three campaigns, contributing 10 goals and 15 assists.

Chelsea, meanwhile, have allegedly been given a deadline of August 28 by Bayer Leverkusen to agree a deal for Germany attacker Kai Havertz.

Jose Mourinho 'wants to bring Gareth Bale back to Tottenham Hotspur'

Gareth Bale rocking a topknot on July 5, 2020© Reuters

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly determined to sign Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale during this summer's transfer window.

Bale was restricted to just 20 appearances for Madrid during the 2019-20 campaign, while he hardly featured after the restart in June and told head coach Zinedine Zidane to leave him out of their trip to Manchester City in the Champions League earlier this month.

The 31-year-old is allegedly prepared to see out the final two years of his lucrative contract at the Bernabeu even if it means that he does not represent the club again.

However, Spanish football expert Alvaro Montero recently claimed that the Wales international was keen on a return to the Premier League.

According to Cuatro, Zidane is desperate to offload the attacker this summer, and he could be offered a return to Tottenham by Mourinho, who is determined to secure his signature.

Bale started his professional career with Southampton before joining Spurs, representing the London giants on 203 occasions between 2007 and 2013, scoring 55 times in the process.

The former left-back scored just twice in 16 La Liga appearances during the 2019-20 season, playing only a minor role in the team's title success.

More transfer news from Premier League:

Manchester City ahead of Manchester United in Jack Grealish race?
Manchester City are reportedly showing more interest in signing Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish than long-term admirers Manchester United. Read more.

Manchester United unwilling to meet Jadon Sancho's wage demands?
Borussia Dortmund attacker Jadon Sancho's wage demands could scupper a summer move to Manchester United, according to a report. Read more.

Jose Fonte confirms Gabriel Magalhaes has asked about Premier League
Lille defender Jose Fonte says that teammate Gabriel Magalhaes, a target for Arsenal, has asked questions about the Premier League. Read more.

Manchester United 'could sign Issa Diop for £45m this summer'
Manchester United can sign West Ham United centre-back Issa Diop this summer for £45m, according to a report. Read more.

Manchester United 'on verge of signing Barcelona teenager'
Manchester United will officially sign Barcelona teenager Marc Jurado 'in the coming days', according to a report. Read more.

Liverpool plotting to hijack Manchester United deal for Jadon Sancho next summer?
A report claims that Manchester United may face competition from bitter rivals Liverpool for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho next year. Read more.

Brighton & Hove Albion 'deny Chelsea bid for Lewis Dunk'
Centre-back Lewis Dunk will not be joining Chelsea from Brighton & Hove Albion 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.

Manchester United 'to offer Dean Henderson new £100,000-a-week deal'
Dean Henderson is reportedly in line for a bumper new contract at Manchester United after returning to the club following a two-year spell on loan with Sheffield United. Read more.

Leeds United, Chelsea 'both interested in Sergio Romero'
Leeds United and Chelsea are both interested in signing Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero, according to a report. Read more.

Liverpool 'hoping to raise £40m from Marko Grujic, Harry Wilson sales'
Liverpool hope to raise around £40m from the sales Marko Grujic and Harry Wilson 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.

Ronald Koeman responds to rumours surrounding Lionel Messi's future
Lionel Messi's future at Barca has been called into doubt this season. Read more.

Wolverhampton Wanderers, Fulham join race for Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure?
Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham reportedly become the latest two clubs to join the race to sign Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure. Read more.

Sheffield United sign Aaron Ramsdale on four-year contract
The England Under-21 international has joined the Blades on a four-year deal for a fee of £18.5million. 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.

Josep Maria Bartomeu rules out exits for Ousmane Dembele, Antoine Griezmann
Ousmane Dembele and Antoine Griezmann will not be sold by Barcelona this summer as part of the club's overhaul, according to president Josep Maria Bartomeu. 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.

Sokratis targeted by Roma as Chris Smalling alternative?
Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos is reportedly a target for Italian outfit Roma, following the departure of Chris Smalling. Read more.

Aaron Ramsdale 'undergoing medical with Sheffield United'
England Under-21 international Aaron Ramsdale began his career at Bramall Lane. 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.

Manchester City extend Scott Carson's loan deal
The 34-year old will remain at the Etihad Stadium as back-up to Ederson. Read more.

Newcastle United 'nearing deal for Jeff Hendrick'
The Republic of Ireland international left Burnley when his contract expired at the end of June. 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.

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.

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.

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