Transfer news LIVE: Man United set to up bid for Chelsea's Mason MountJune 18, 2023
Transfer news LIVE: Man United set to up bid for Chelsea star Mason Mount but £20m valuation gap remains… plus David de Gea looks set to go
Follow Mail Sport’s live blog for all the latest transfer news on Sunday, with Manchester United set to make another bid for Chelsea’s Mason Mount and David de Gea set to leave Old Trafford.
Brentford finalising deal for South Korean defender Kim Ji-Soo from Seongnam
Brentford are finalising their £500,000 move for South Korea centre-back Kim Ji-Soo from Seongnam FC.
The 18-year-old was named in the team of the tournament for the U20 World Cup and has been compared to Kim Min-Jae of Napoli, who is expected to join Bayern Munich next month.
Kim is due in England this week to sign a four-year contract.
Chelsea will discuss the structure of a £30million deal for Villarreal star Nicolas Jackson as talks accelerate
Chelsea will discuss the structure of a £30million deal for Villarreal forward Nicolas Jackson this week.
Talks have accelerated as Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr push to sign Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech and Arsenal continue to negotiate for Kai Havertz, with Bayern Munich in the wings.
Jackson, who has a £30m release clause, has interest from a number of clubs including Aston Villa and Bournemouth, who tried to sign him in January only for a hamstring injury to scupper the move.
Christian Pulisic could be allowed to leave Chelsea this summer but the American’s £200,000-a-week wages are considered too high by a number of Premier League clubs
Christian Pulisic is struggling to find another Premier League club to match his wages at Chelsea.
Pulisic, 24, is one of several players Chelsea will consider letting to as they start again under new manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Ideally the American would like to stay in England but other clubs are wary of meeting the winger’s current contract which sees him earn more than £200,000-a-week.
Man United boss Erik ten Hag is unconvinced about keeping David de Gea as his No 1 and would rather sign a new first-choice
David De Gea’s future at Manchester United is in fresh doubt after the Spanish goalkeeper was left off the club’s list of retained players.
The on-off saga over De Gea’s contract has taken another twist, and sources confirmed that United are now less optimistic the 32-year-old will stay at Old Trafford.
Mail Sport understands that the framework of a new deal to reduce De Gea’s current £375,000-a-week salary was agreed some time ago, but manager Erik ten Hag is unconvinced about keeping the former Atletico Madrid man as his No.1.
Manchester United are set to make an improved £50m offer for Mason Mount THIS WEEK with Erik ten Hag’s side determined to sign the Chelsea star
Manchester United are expected to make an improved £50million offer for Mason Mount this week.
It comes after their initial £40m offer for the 24-year-old, whose contract at Chelsea is set to expire in the summer of 2024, was rejected on Wednesday.
Chelsea are believed to be holding out for £70million for the England international
Hello and welcomed to Mail Sport’s live blog providing you with all the latest transfer news, with the summer window having officially opened this week.
Several deals have already been completed, with numerous more in the pipeline over the coming days and weeks.
Mason Mount’s future is certainly one that looks like becoming a saga this window, with another bid expected to be made for the Chelsea star this week.
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