Welcome to the roundup of the latest Transfer news for today, Monday, 31st, August 2020.
Havertz misses Leverkusen training
Kai Havertz was a big name absentee from Bayer Leverkusen’s pre-season tests on Sunday.
The German is thought to be close to a move to Chelsea following an impressive season.
Villa eye £10m Martinez
Aston Villa are ready to offer £10m for Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, claims The Independent.
Martinez may be allowed to leave the Emirates now that Bernd Leno is returning to full fitness.
Keown urges Arsenal to keep pair
Mikel Arteta has been told it would be “crazy” to offload Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Emiliano Martinez amid rumours both players will be sold.
The pair both played in Arsenal’s Community Shield victory over Liverpool at Wembley on Saturday.
Leeds ready to smash transfer record again
Leeds are prepared to break their transfer record for the second time in days to land Argentina midfielder Rodrigo De Paul from Udinese.
Leeds smashed their transfer record to pay Valencia £27million for Spain striker Rodrigo at the weekend and are willing to top that fee to land De Paul.