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Transfer Talk Daily Update: Eden Hazard, Mateo Kovacic, Diego Godin

Transfer Talk Daily Update: Hazard, Kovacic, Godin
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Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.

The transfer window is open! Clubs around the UK and Europe are getting business done as they look to give themselves the best possible chance at success in the new season.

Monday morning's headlines:

Chelsea 'confident of keeping Eden Hazard'
Chelsea are confident of keeping hold of Eden Hazard for at least one more season, according to a report. Read more.

Real Madrid 'want £80m for Mateo Kovacic'
Real Madrid slap an £80m price-tag on unsettled midfielder Mateo Kovacic, according to a report. Read more.

Marco Silva: 'Everton will make signings'
Everton boss Marco Silva insists that the Toffees "are doing everything they can" to sign their transfer targets this summer. Read more.

Edwin van der Sar hails Daley Blind as Ajax move draws closer
Ajax general manager Edwin van der Sar brands Daley Blind "a fantastic player" as the Dutch giants reportedly close on a deal for the Manchester United midfielder. Read more.

Agent: 'Daniele Verde's Porto deal is complicated'
The agent of Roma winger Daniele Verde reveals that he is "working on the negotiations" over a potential move to Porto for his client. Read more.

Juventus 'want to secure Diego Godin deal'
Juventus are keen to tie up a deal for Atletico Madrid centre-back Diego Godin this summer, according to a report. Read more.

Rio Ferdinand 'hopes Manchester United are chasing Kylian Mbappe'
Former Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand 'hopes' that the Red Devils "are chasing" Kylian Mbappe, with the teenager inspiring France to glory at the 2018 World Cup. Read more.

Report: West Ham United in pole position to sign Brazil midfielder Bernard
West Ham United are reportedly in pole position to sign Brazil midfielder Bernard, a free agent since his summer departure from Shakhtar Donetsk. Read more.

Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Turin to undergo Juventus medical
Juventus confirm that Portugal icon Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in Turin to undergo his medical with the Bianconeri ahead of his switch from Real Madrid. Read more.

Report: Manchester United hoping to snap up AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci
Manchester United are reportedly hoping to sign Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci from AC Milan, who are believed to be battling financial problems. Read more.

Report: Fulham interested in Bordeaux winger Malcom
Fulham are reportedly hoping to make a statement of intent on their return to the Premier League by moving for highly rated Bordeaux winger Malcom. Read more.

Everton, Bournemouth 'eye Diego Laxalt'
Everton and Bournemouth want to sign Genoa and Uruguay midfielder Diego Laxalt this summer, according to a report. Read more.

West Bromwich Albion's Matt Phillips 'wanted by trio'
West Bromwich Albion attacker Matt Phillips is wanted by Cardiff City, Newcastle United and Middlesbrough this summer, according to a report. Read more.

Report: Frenkie de Jong could cost Barcelona £44m
Barcelona could be forced to pay £44m to sign Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong, according to a report. Read more.

Fernando Torres opens up on Japan move
Fernando Torres says that he had been considering a move to Japan "for a long time" after officially joining Sagan Tosu. Read more.

Napoli 'tell Chelsea £80m for Kalidou Koulibaly'
Napoli inform Chelsea that it will cost them £70m to sign centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly this summer, according to a report. Read more.

West Ham United 'have £18m Marcelo bid rejected'
West Ham United have a £18m bid rejected by Lyon for centre-back Marcelo, according to a report. Read more.

Harry Maguire: 'I will not change'
Harry Maguire insists that he will 'try to keep his feet on the ground' as the Leicester City centre-back looks to return to normality following the 2018 World Cup. Read more.

Stoke City 'prepare £7m James Chester bid'
Stoke City reportedly prepare a £7m bid for centre-back James Chester, having seen their opening offer of £5m rejected by Aston Villa. Read more.

Gary Lineker: 'N'Golo Kante perfect for Barcelona'
Former Barcelona forward Gary Lineker brands Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante "the perfect signing" for the Spanish champions. Read more.

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas remains open to Nabil Fekir Liverpool move
Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas suggests that he is still open to doing business with Liverpool for the services of Nabil Fekir. Read more.

Report: Burnley to launch bid for Swansea City midfielder Sam Clucas
Burnley are reportedly seeking to snap up Swansea City midfielder Sam Clucas for £12m ahead of the start of their Europa League qualifying campaign. Read more.

Report: Leicester City join race to sign Barcelona defender Yerry Mina
Leicester City are believed to have joined Everton and West Ham United in the race to sign Barcelona and Colombia defender Yerry Mina this summer. Read more.

West Ham United sign Felipe Anderson for club-record fee
West Ham United break their transfer record for the second time in a month by splashing out a reported £35m to bring in Felipe Anderson from Lazio. Read more.

Liverpool 'to lodge bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker next week'
Jurgen Klopp intends to step up his interest in Roma goalkeeper Alisson by tabling an offer in the coming days, a report claims. Read more.

Tottenham Hotspur keen on Colombian playmaker Juan Quintero?
Juan Quintero, who starred for Colombia in their run to the last 16 of the World Cup, is reportedly a £22m target for Tottenham Hotspur. Read more.

Southampton 'make move for Liverpool striker Danny Ings'
A report claims that Liverpool striker Danny Ings is wanted by Southampton, who are willing to pay half of the Reds' £20m valuation. Read more.

Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois: "All options are open for me"
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois hints that he is prepared to see out the final 12 months of his contract before seeking a move to Real Madrid. Read more.

Report: Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw rejects Everton move
Everton have failed in their attempt to sign Luke Shaw from Manchester United and may instead turn to Barcelona's Lucas Digne, according to a report. Read more.

Manchester United after England Under-17s defender Dylan Crowe?
A number of European clubs, including Manchester United, are reportedly tracking the progress of Ipswich Town right-back Dylan Crowe. Read more.

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AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci in action during his side's Serie A clash with Inter Milan on April 4, 2018
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