Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer stories from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond throughout the ongoing summer window
Tiemoue Bakayoko is set to join Chelsea on Friday after a drawn-out transfer saga after the Blues reached a deal with Monaco on Wednesday night, French outlet RMC reports.
The deal will come as a relief for Antonio Conte, who has seen a number of his top transfer targets missed this summer but has finally landed the midfielder.
Barcelona have made Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta their number one target this summer, according to a report from Spanish publication Marca.
The Catalan club continue their search for a right-back, having failed to lure Arsenal Hector Bellerin to Camp Nou, which has led them to the Chelsea defender instead.
Liverpool have offered Atletico Madrid striker Angel Correa a five-year deal at Anfield, according to Foot Mercato.
Despite starting just 15 games last season for the Liga side, the Argentine struck eight goals and eight assists and will earn around £77,000 per week should he opt to move to the Premier League.
Manchester City have turned their attention to Southampton's Ryan Bertrand after being rejected by now-Paris Saint-Germain star Dani Alves, according to The Daily Mail.
Pep Guardiola is looking to add four new full-backs to his squad ahead of the 2017-18 campaign, with England left-back Bertrand high on his shortlist.
Borussia Dortmund will look to sign Olivier Giroud as a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should the striker depart for Chelsea, reports the Mirror.
The France international is not confident of his place at Arsenal after the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette and may now be keen on a move away from the Gunners.
Dortmund would join Everton, West Ham and AC Milan in the race to sign Giroud.
Italian side Roma are interested in a deal for Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez, according to Sky Italia.
The Algerian has played a massive part for the Foxes since joining in 2014, helping the club to promotion and a Premier League title, but seems ready to move on.
Paris Saint-Germain are "seriously considering" a move for Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala, reports ESPN .
The French side are keen to add a fourth centre-back to the squad and the 26-year-old is deemed surplus with City.
Arsenal are looking to land West Ham's promising young talent Domingos Quina, according to Sky Sports .
The 17-year-old joined from Chelsea last season and took part in the club's Europa League campaign early on.
A series of strong showing at the U-19 Euros have the Gunners, who made a contract offer to Quina before his move to West Ham, once again looking to sign the youngster.
West Ham are set to raid Manchester City for goalkeeper Joe Hart this week, reports the Mirror .
With City having landed Ederson from Benfica already this summer, the England goalkeeper's future with the club looks bleak, but the Manchester outfit still want £20 million for their former number 1.
Vasco star Douglas is set for a move to Manchester City, according to Globoesporte .
The midfielder will be loaned to Spain as he is not yet able to earn a work permit in England.
AC Milan have made an offer for Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci, according to Sportmediaset , with the Italian champions given 72 hours to respond to the proposal.
The report claims Bonucci has agreed to the swap, which would see him earn €7 million per year at San Siro, and suggests Juve may be open to the deal due to having young talents Daniele Rugani and Mattia Caldara at their disposal.
Additionally, Milan are prepared to offer highly-rated 22-year-old centre-back Alessio Romagnoli – as well as Mattia De Sciglio - as part of the deal, further sweeting the pot.
Tottenham insist that Eric Dier is not for sale amid links with Manchester United, according to Sky Sports .
Reports on Wednesday claimed that United were willing to bid £60 million for the midfielder, but Spurs have received no offers and have no interest in allowing him to leave.
Barcelona have ditched plans to sign Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin during the summer transfer window, according to Sport .
Bellerin had previously been Barca’s leading target to fill the right-back role next season, but Arsenal were unwilling to sell the Spaniard.
And, with new coach Ernesto Valverde reportedly having doubts over Bellerin’s physical and technical capabilities, Barca have decided against pursuing a €40 million deal.
West Brom are targeting moves for Manchester United defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones, according to the Daily Mirror .
Baggies boss Tony Pulis is keen to bolster his backline this summer and, following the arrival of Victor Lindelof at Old Trafford, the England internationals have fallen down the pecking order.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger met with French prodigy Kylian Mbappe on June 14 in Paris, according to France Football.
The French manager tried to convince the Monaco teenager that London would be the best home for him in a meeting that lasted more than three hours, appealing to the 18-year-old to follow in the footsteps of French legend Thierry Henry.
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma is set for talks with Stoke and West Brom about a potential loan move, according to Sky Sports.
After Zouma missed nearly a year with a knee injury suffered in February 2016, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants the 22-year-old to get more playing time on loan in 2017-18.
Manchester United remain £9 million short of Inter's valuation of Ivan Perisic, according to The Telegraph .
The Red Devils have made the Croatian winger a top target and Ed Woodward has not joined the club in America as he seeks to tie up a deal which could cost close to £50m.
Chelsea are looking to take advantage of Atletico Madrid's transfer ban by putting an offer to Sevilla winger Vitolo, Cadena Cope claims.
The Spain international was expected to head to the Spanish capital this summer, but no deal has been done and Antonio Conte is ready to pounce.
Lazio are keen to replace Milan-bound Lucas Biglia with Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, says Calciomercato .
The Brazilian has slipped down the pecking order at Anfield and has just 12 months remaining on his contract with the Reds.
West Ham fear Premier League red tape will prevent them from completing a move for Inter forward Gabriel Barbosa, reports the Daily Mirror .
Gabigol is available on loan but a lack of game time for club and country could see the Brazilian denied a work permit to play in England.
Manchester United will hand Zlatan Ibrahimovic a short-term contract in October after being impressed by his recovery from a knee injury, reports The Sun .
The Swedish striker was released at the end of an initial 12-month deal at Old Trafford, but has been working on his fitness at United's training ground under the watchful eye of the Red Devils' coaching staff.
Manchester United are ready to reward Ander Herrera with a new contract after telling Barcelona the midfielder is not for sale, according to Sport .
Herrera was reportedly keen to explore a move to Camp Nou, but Barcelona have abandoned their interest after learning Jose Mourinho has no intention of letting the player go.
Valencia are trying to convince Kurt Zouma to move to the Mestalla after agreeing a near €10 million fee with Chelsea, according to Cadena Ser .
Zouma is unlikely to be first choice at Chelsea next season, but the France international would prefer to stay in the Premier League, leaving Valencia with a battle to persuade him to partner Ezequiel Garay in defence.