Wednesday’s transfer news: Manchester United continue Jadon Sancho move, Arsenal to announce Willian deal, Liverpool given Thiago update

Jack de Menezes
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Follow the latest updates live from the summer transfer window as Premier League clubs continue to strengthen ahead of the new season. Manchester United continue to press on with their interest in Jadon Sancho, but Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has emerged as an alternative option if Borussia Dortmund will not lower their asking price for the England international.

Arsenal are close to announcing their move for Willian and continue to monitor Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes, but hopes of luring Dani Ceballos back for another season-long loan have suffered a blow. Liverpool will have to make a ‘fair offer’ for Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara, with the 29-year-old currently valued at £30m.

Chelsea continue to press on with their big-money move for Kai Havertz having agreed personal terms with the Bayer Leverkusen midfielder, although they remain on the hunt for other options with Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior emerging as a surprise target. West Ham meanwhile have denied that they have rejected a £50m offer from the Blues for sought-after Declan Rice, who is wanted by officials at Stamford Bridge. Follow the live updates below.

Manchester City midfielder David Silva looks set to join Lazio at the end of the season, while Tottenham and Southampton yesterday agreed to sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Kyle Walker-Peters in £15m and £12m deal respectively from each other.