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Tuesday’s transfer rumors – Juve reach agreement with Milik

Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid, Arkadiusz Milik of Napoli, Kai Havertz of Bayer Leverkusen
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All the transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and much more.

Arsenal’s 2nd bid for Partey rejected.

Arsenal have faced a setback in their pursuit of Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey. In a cash plus player bid, they offered €25 million and out-of-sorts Matteo Guendouzi – which Atleti turned down.

The Rojiblancos are adamant about not accepting an amount less than his €50 million buyout clause. Arsenal, however, seem unwilling to match the 27-year-old’s release clause. [The Guardian]

Juve closing in on signing Milik.

Juventus have reached an agreement over personal terms with Napoli’s Arkadiusz Milik. The two clubs now need to agree on a fee before the transfer takes place. Napoli have expressed interest in acquiring Federico Bernardeschi as a part of the deal. [Gianluca DI Marzio]

Chelsea open talks for Havertz.

Chelsea have officially contacted Bayer Leverkusen to discuss the potential transfer of Kai Havertz. The Blues have tabled an offer of €80 million including bonuses.
The German attacking midfielder has already agreed to personal terms with Chelsea and is keen on joining the club. [Fabrizio Romano]

Everton ready to make move for Zaha.

Everton are preparing to launch an offer for Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha. Carlo Ancelotti is a huge admirer of the talented 27-year-old.
Crystal Palace are open to entertaining offers for Zaha, who wants to leave the club this summer. They wanted £100 million for him last summer but now have lowered their valuation. [Mirror]

Aston Villa reveal Grealish price tag.

Aston Villa have slapped a hefty €88 million (£80m) price tag on Jack Grealish. The club co-owner Nassef Sawiris is in no mood to let the prized asset leave on cheap.

Manchester United are heavily linked with the signing of the 24-year old, though Manchester City are also understood to be his admirers. [Mirror]