Transfer news LIVE: Aston Villa hope it’s third time lucky in their pursuit of Arsenal playmaker Emile Smith Rowe… while Patrick Vieira edges closer to making Reading’s Michael Olise his first signing as Crystal Palace boss
- Aston Villa are preparing a third bid for Arsenal playmaker Emile Smith Rowe
- Patrick Vieira is closing in on his first signing as Crystal Palace manager
- Sportsmail provides all the latest updates as clubs look to get deals over the line
- READ: Comprehensive Premier League club-by-club list of 2021 summer moves
- Catch all the latest transfer news and done deals from around the world here
The summer transfer window is alive and kicking as clubs throughout Europe look to cement their squads ahead of next season.
It’s the future of Tottenham striker Harry Kane that will dominate much of the headlines until the close of the window at 11pm BST on August 31.
Manchester City are the favourites to land the England captain, and Sportsmail also understands they are confident of securing a £100million move for Jack Grealish after Euro 2020 comes to an end.
Meanwhile, Manchester United have announced they have reached an agreement in principle with Borussia Dortmund to sign Jadon Sancho, while Arsenal are trying to lure Ben White to the Emirates in a big-money move.
Sportsmail’s Sam McEvoy will keep you up-to-date with the latest negotiations, rumours and done deals below.
Palace close in on £8m deal for Reading midfielder Michael Olise
The 19-year-old is regarded as one of the best talents in the Championship and would kick off a new era at Selhurst Park under new boss Patrick Vieira, who could make the midfielder his first signing as Eagles boss.
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Will it be third time lucky for Aston Villa and Emile Smith Rowe?
Villa are really going for Smith Rowe. After seeing two offers already rejected by Arsenal already, including a second one worth £30m, Villa are now preparing a THIRD bid for the 20-year-old.
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And for good reason. Occasions like this don’t come around too often and Gareth Southgate’s men have gripped the nation.
But while the Euros and Copa America may be coming to a close, our transfer news blog has just got going with clubs desperate to get deals done now that pre-season training is underway.
PSG are making waves in this window already while Manchester United don’t appear to be slowing down after sealing Jadon Sancho’s move for £73million.
But what about everyone else? Who’s going where and how much? Well, stick with me and I’ll bring you all the latest transfer news, gossip and developments throughout the day, so make sure you stick around.
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