What the newspapers say
Manchester United have targeted Spanish defenders as replacements for the injured Luke Shaw. The Daily Express reports that Marcus Alonso, 32, has “made the decision” to leave Barcelona, with Chelsea’s Marc Cucurella also on United’s shortlist, according to the Daily Star.
Spain’s Sergio Reguilon is another United target, according to the Daily Telegraph. But Fulham are in a great position to take the 26-year-old from Tottenham.
Everton are close to agreeing on the transfer of 25-year-old Portuguese striker Beto from Udinese before Friday’s transfer deadline. The i reports that a move from Serie A will cost around £24m.
Another Portuguese player could leave this week, according to the Daily Express. Manchester City are close to a deal for Matheus Nunez after Wolves made an improved offer for the 25-year-old.
Overview of social networks
EXCLUSIVE: Nottingham Forest intend to bid for Wilfred Ndidi, offer expected to be made soon to Nigerian DM as he is top target #NFFC
It is clear that the personal conditions have been agreed, and now negotiations will begin between the clubs.
Forest will try to make it happen. pic.twitter.com/l9ionCDLaq
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 27, 2023
West Ham renewed interest in Harry Maguire
— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) August 27, 2023
Players to watch
Timothée Castagne: Fulham are interested in signing the 27-year-old Belgian defender from Leicester City.
Brennan Johnson: Tottenham are expected to offer £50m for the 22-year-old Wales striker from Nottingham Forest.