Premier League transfer news: Xherdan Shaqiri, Aleksandr Golovin, Felipe Anderson
Premier League transfer news and rumours
Xherdan Shaqiri: Stoke City to Liverpool
Switzerland playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri has arrived at Anfield for a medical after cutting short his holiday, Sky Sports reports.
Liverpool have met the £13.5m release clause in Shaqiri’s Stoke City contract and he is set to leave the relegated club after 84 appearances. Shaqiri played at the World Cup for Switzerland and scored the winner in the group match against Serbia.
According to The Sun, Stoke are keen on signing Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo on loan as part of the deal that will take Shaqiri to Merseyside. The England under-21 international has had loan spells at Wigan and Wolves.
Aleksandr Golovin: CSKA Moscow to Juventus
Russian winger Aleksandr Golovin is likely to choose a move to Italian giants Juventus rather than Premier League clubs Arsenal and Chelsea. The CSKA Moscow player starred for the host nation at the World Cup. (BBC via Tuttosport)
Felipe Anderson: Lazio to West Ham United
The Hammers look set to break their club transfer record again by spending £50m on Lazio winger Felipe Anderson. Earlier this month they spent £24m on defender Issa Diop, but will nearly double that with the fee for Anderson, who has flown to London for his medical. (The Sun)
Iago Falque: Torino to Leicester City
According to reports the Foxes want to sign Torino winger Iago Falque to replace Riyad Mahrez, who has signed for Manchester City. (90min)
Jannik Vestergaard: Borussia Monchengladbach to Southampton
Southampton have announced the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach defender Jannik Vestergaard. The Danish international has penned a four-year contract and has cost the Saints £18m. (Sky Sports)
Rabiot set for Barcelona
Tottenham’s hopes of signing Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot look to have been dashed after reports in Spain suggest he is ready to move to Barcelona. (Football.London via Sport)
Zinchenko wanted by two clubs
Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko is a £16m target for Premier League new boys Fulham and Wolves. The 21-year-old can play down the left side but his preferred position is in midfield. (The Daily Telegraph)
Michail Antonio: West Ham to Crystal Palace
Palace want to sign Michail Antonio from London rivals West Ham and are considering a £15m bid for the winger. (Sky Sports)