Five done deals
1. DC United sign Benteke
DC United have signed striker Christian Benteke from Crystal Palace, the club has confirmed. The 31-year-old becomes their most expensive signing of all time as he sets out to work under Wayne Rooney this season.
2. Maxwel Cornet joins West Ham
It’s official. Maxwel Cornet joins West Ham on a permanent deal worth a £17.5 million guaranteed fee. The club has confirmed the transfer.
3. Oscar signs for Flamengo
Oscar has just signed the contract as a new Flamengo player. The deal is done, according to Fabrizio Romano.
4. Brighton sign Levi Colwill from Chelsea
The deal is done. Brighton have signed Levi Colwill on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea.
5. Veretout joins Marseille
It’s official and confirmed. Jordan Veretout joins Olympique Marseille from AS Roma for an €11 million guaranteed fee plus €4.5 million in potential add-ons.
The medical was completed in the morning and the deal is now done.
£80m defender tells his club he wants Chelsea move
£80m-rated defender, Wesley Fofana has made it clear to Leicester that he is interested in a Chelsea move, according to 90min. However, the Foxes value him at £80 million as they view him as an expensive asset. Chelsea have made a bid of £70 million, but it was quickly rejected. 90min reports that Leicester are holding out for at least £80 million.
Juventus are working to sign Filip Kostić
According to Fabrizio Romano, Juventus are working to sign Filip Kostić. Juventus had a direct meeting with the agents of Filip Kostić. The final details on the personal terms have been agreed on. Juventus will work to reach a full agreement with Eintracht. Both clubs are still in talks
Kostić wants Juventus as his destination – no agreement with West Ham.