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Take a read through the latest Premier League transfer news for today with Football Whispers! All possible transfers are rated out of 5, based on their likelihood.

The transfer window is closed but the rumours continue regardless and it won't be long before we see if any of them turn into something concrete when the summer transfer window opens. Since it’s still early doors, there are few moves that are already locked in, but the EPL transfer news stories are revealing themselves almost daily! Below, we’ve covered some of the hottest EPL rumours and transfer news – so do read on and enjoy.

Today's Premier League (EPL) Transfer News and Rumours

Cristian Ronaldo to leave Man Utd – 4/5

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Rumours have started to circulate that Manchester United are considering the termination of Christiano Ronaldo's contract, a move the club have denied via Sky Sports.

Ronaldo's future at Old Trafford has been one of the big subjects this summer with United said to have offered the 37-year-old forward to a number of different clubs, including most recently AC Milan and Inter Milan, but have so far had no takers.

Last season, Ronaldo was one of Man Utd's most consistent players on the pitch but talk of dressing room unrest has led to speculation that the Portuguese international is no longer wanted and that United are desperate to cut their ties with the player who only has 12-months left on his contract.

The talk of termination of his contract could well be true. Recently the Arsenal documentary ‘All or Nothing: Arsenal', showed how the Gunners opted to terminate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's contract to get him of the wage bill ahead of a move to Barcelona. The Gunner's striker was said to be on over £300k-per-week and the club tried offering him out but nobody was willing to pay his massive wages either via a loan or a permanent transfer, so the club cut their losses and terminated his contract. Could Man Utd be heading the same way with Ronaldo?

It would seem crazy for Man Utd to ditch Ronaldo after an impressive return to the club in the last campaign but if talk of unrest is true and given the club's dire start to the season, perhaps it would be better to get rid of any negative influences as soon as possible.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Chelsea – 4/5

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Chelsea are continuing negotiations to bring former Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Stamford Bridge this summer according to the Daily Mail.

The 33-year-old striker reportedly wants to stay at the Camp Nou and fight for his place in the first team and that may yet still be the eventual outcome. However, Barce manager Xavi wants to bring Lionel Messi back to the club before the transfer window shuts and in order to do so would surely need to offload someone like Aubameyang who would be one o the club's top earners.

Aubameyang has been in great form for Barcelona, scoring 11-goals in 13 starts for the Catalonians and at the age of 33 he is coming towards the end of his career, so you can see why he would like to end his days at Barcelona. Chelsea need a new frontman after they let Lukaku go on loan to Inter Milan and it appears as if they have set their sights on the former Arsenal man.

Any deal for Aubameynag might not have a major transfer fee attached but it would involve Chelsea giving the player massive wages and a long-term contract to prize him away from Barcelona.

Moises Caicedo to Man Utd – 3/5

Manchester United have apparently entered the race to sign Brighton and Ecuador midfielder, Moises Caicedo, according to the Mirror.

Caicedo impressed last season for the Seagulls and has started the new campaign brightly as well, helping his club to a famous win over Man Utd at Old Trafford on the opening weekend. Ten Hag clearly hasn't been impressed by what he has seen from his current midfielders and wants to bring in someone fresh and hungry like Caicedo as he tries to get his philosophy across to the Man Utd players.

United actually had the chance to sign Caicedo before he moved to Brighton a few seasons ago but didn't think the player was good enough, oh how the tables have turned. Caicedo has developed really well since arriving on the south coast and given the fact that Brighton are a selling club, he could be on the move before the transfer window comes to a close.

Houssem Aouar to Nottingham Forest – 4/5

Newly-promoted Nottingham Forest have been very busy in the summer transfer window, clearly showing their intent to become a force in the Premier League by splashing the cash on big-name players, the latest of which could be Lyon's Houssem Aouar, so say metro.co.uk.

Aouar, once linked to Arsenal, is a creative midfielder who has featured 164 times for Lyon in Ligue 1, scoring 29-goals. A fee of around 18 million euros has already been agreed between the two clubs, 15m up front and another 3m in add-ons. The 24-year-old French international would be a real coup for Forest who have already made 17 signings this summer but there are some rumours flying around that the player is hesitating on signing the paperwork as talk of Arsenal's interest in him have reappeared.

However, we expect Forest to get this deal over the line before their next game away at Everton.

Djibril Sow to Nottingham Forest – 4/5

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TalkSport are reporting that Nottingham Forest are looking to sign Frankfurt midfielder, Djibril Sow, for £17m this summer.

Forest, who have been the busiest team in the transfer market this summer don't look like stopping anytime soon as they seek to build a squad that will not only survive in the Premier League but also continue to improve over the years to come.

Sow helped his team win the Europa League last season but his current employers are believed to be seriously thinking about the offer on the table. Sow, 25, would be a big upgrade on what Foret currently have in their midfield and if the club continue to spend like this then they might even have a team capable of finishing in the top half of the table.

Jakub Kiwior to West Ham – 3/5

Reports from Italy, including calciomercato.com, are suggesting that West Ham are ready to make a move for Spezia's Polish international, Jakub Kiwior.

Kiwior,22, impressed at centre-back for the Serie A side last season and is now subject to an £8.5m bid from West Ham that Spezia will find hard to turn down. Before joining Spezia, Kiwior plied his trade with Zilina and has played for his country through all the youth levels from U16-U21 and has 2-caps for the senior side.

Spezia would have been keen to keep a hold on to their young defender but when a Premier League club comes calling it's very hard to dismiss their advances.

We expect West Ham to get their man and while he might not go straight into the starting eleven he will add competition for the two centre-back positions.

Pervis Estupinan to Brighton – 4/5

Brighton are looking to fill the void at left-back since Cucurella made his move to Chelsea for £62m and the Mail Online believe that the Seagulls are eyeing up Villarreal's Estupinan.

Nottingham Forest had shown an interest in the former Watford defender but it is believed that Brighton lead the race to sign the full-back. The 24-year-old Ecuador international has impressed for Villareal since making a permanent switch to the La Liga side in 2020, playing 53 times in the league. Although formally at Watford, Estupinan never played a game for the club instead he went out on serval loans to the likes of Granada, Mallorca and Osasuna.

With 26-caps and 3-goals for the Ecuador senior national team, Estupinan has plenty of experience and is at a good age for Brighton who will be looking for a left-back that can fit right into their style of play. Moises Caicedo already plays for Brighton and is a teammate of Estupinan which could help to push the deal through.

Past Premier League Transfer News

Callum Hudson-Odoi to Leicester or Southampton – 4/5

Callum Hudson-Odoi

The Guardian are reporting that Callum Hudson-Odoi is once again unhappy at Stamford Bridge and will be looking to force a move elsewhere before the transfer window shuts.

Since the arrival of Raheem Sterling from Manchester City, Hudson-Odoi has fallen down the pecking order once again at Chelsea and was left out of the squad to face Everton altogether, fueling reports of a move away from the club.

Leicester and Southampton have both been credited with a genuine interest in Hudson-Odoi and the pair could offer the winger a chance to gain first-team football ahead of the World Cup later this year. The England international came close to joining Bayern Munich a few seasons ago but since then, he hasn't really pushed forward in his development and Chelsea have brought in some very similar players in his position.

Bundesliga side, Borussia Dortmund have also been credited with an interest in the winger but Hudson-Odoi would surely get more first-team football at Leicester or Southampton. At the age of 21, Hudson-Odoi still has a big future ahead of him but he needs to be playing full seasons if he is to reach anywhere near to his full potential, something he will never do if he stays at Chelsea.

Timo Werner to RB Leipzig – 5/5

Timo Werner's nightmare spell at Stamford Bridge appears to be coming to an end as a move back to his former employer, RB Leipzig, nears its completion, according to the Daily Mail.

The Bundesliga side have tabled a £25m bid which has been accepted by Chelsea and the deal will be completed very soon. Werner had so much potential when he joined the London club but his confidence and ability in front of goal has cost him dearly.

The German international striker scored 78-goals in 127 league games for RB Leipzig before making the move to Chelsea in 2020. Since then, Werner has only played 53 times in the Premier League, scoring just 10-goals. The move to London simply hasn't worked out for Werner who has looked void of all confidence in front of goal, despite putting in some very good displays for the team and working his socks off.

Werner cost Chelsea £47.5m so the club are taking a big loss on him both in terms of a transfer fee and how much he contributed during his time in the Premier League. Newcastle had been interested in a loan move for Werner but Chelsea were happy to get rid of him on a permanent basis and the player wanted to return home in order to get back to his best and hopefully make the World Cup squad.

Marko Arnautovic to Man Utd – 4/5

Various sources, including the Daily Mail, are reporting that Man Utd have had a £7.5m bid for Marko Arnautovic blocked by his current employer Bologna.

Arnautovic impressed for the Serie A side last season and it looks like Manchester United and their new manager, ten Hag, noticed the Austrian's performances and now want to bring him to Old Trafford. The former Stoke City and West Ham man would be a surprise transfer for the Red Devils and it will be interesting to see if the club go in with a higher offer for the player.

Arnautovic, 33, scored 14 league goals in 33 games for Bologna last season and has represented his country on 102 occasions, scoring 33-goals. Ten Hag appears to be a big fan of the aging striker and surely Arnautovic would jump at the chance to return to the Premier League with Man Utd.

While this transfer rumour will be laughed at by many a football fan, we could see Arnautovic making an impact at Old Trafford even if it was just for a couple of seasons.

Benjamin Sesko to Newcastle – 4/5

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The Northern Echo believe that Newcastle will step up their interest in the highly rated teenage striker, Sesko, before the summer transfer window closes.

We've already reported on Newcastle's interest in Sesko but it was always thought that Man Utd sat at the front of the queue for the RB Salzburg striker. Reports around the Internet suggest that Newcastle are preparing a £25m bid for the 19-year-old and will wait to see what his club say.

Salzburg are likely to push for a bigger deal for their prized asset but it looks like Newcastle are going to put their money where their mouth is in order to tempt the teenager to make the move to St James's Park. Signing Sesko would be a huge statement of intent from Newcastle and their new owners, showing that Eddie Howe's side are forward thinking.

For Sesko, this could prove to be the best option as the youngster would get more first-team opportunities at Newcastle than he would if he went to Man Utd. Sesko hasn't really proven himself to be a prolific goalscorer at RB Salzburg just yet but his potential is massive and Newcastle's best chance of signing him is before he really hits the big time.

Conor Coady to Everton – 5/5

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Reports all over the internet today, including Goodison News, suggest that Everton could announce the signing of England and Wolves centre-back, Conor Coady, as soon as today (Monday 8th August).

Everton lost Ben Godfrey to a broken leg against Chelsea while Jerry Mina picked his usual injury during the 1-0 defeat, so the time is right for Coady to sign for the club. The boyhood Liverpool fan is said to be really keen on the move to Goodison Park as he wants to play regular football ahead of the World Cup in Qatar later this year.

Wolves have told Coady that he isn't one of their first-choice defenders this season and that they won't stand in his way if he wants to leave the club this summer. Any deal for Coady is thought to be a loan with the option to buy at the end, which will suit both parties, especially Everton who are counting their pennies this summer.

Coady would be an upgrade on Holgate, Keane and Godfrey in the centre-back department and could form an excellent partnership with Tarkowski and Mina in what would be a strong defensive lineup. The Toffees were let down by their defending all too often last season but coped pretty well with Chelsea on the opening day, going down 1-0 to a first-half penalty.

This move feels right for both parties and we believe the Evertonians will get over the fact that Coady is a Red due to the performances he has put in for Wolves and England over the last few seasons.

Marcos Senesi to Bournemouth – 4/5

The Sun are reporting that Bournemouth have approached Feyenoord about their Argentina international Marcos Senesi.

The 25-year-old impressed with the Dutch side last season on their way to the Europa League final but Senesi is in the final year of his contract and now is the best time to sell if the Eredisivie side want to avoid losing him for nothing in a years time.

Senesi made the move to Feyenoord from San Lorenzo in 2019 and has gone on to play 116 times for the Dutch club, scoring 8-goals from defence. The Cherries will be looking to strengthen all areas of their team in order to stand the best chance of remaining in the Premier League this season and Senesi is certainly an upgrade to what they currently possess.

Historic Premier League transfer news

In the spirit of the transfer window being open once again, we figured we’d have some fun and look back at some of the more historic transfers to ever occur in the Premier League.

Thierry Henry to Arsenal – 1999

It’s almost hard to believe that this was more than 20 years ago, but in terms of historic transfers, this is one of our all-time favourites. Henry made the move from Juventus to Arsenal for a fee of just over £14 million – one of the bargains of the century looking back. Wenger turned Henry from a dangerous winger into one of the best strikers of all time!

Cristiano Ronaldo to Man Utd – 2003 (& 2021!)

Come on, we had to mention the birth of one of the greatest strikers there has ever been, whether in the EPL or anywhere else. Back in 2003, Ronaldo moved from Sporting Lisbon to join United, under Sir Alex Ferguson, of course. And as they say, the rest is history!

Paul Pogba to Man Utd – 2016

This one is a little more recent, but the transfer fee at the time set a brand new record when Pogba moved from Juventus to United for £89 million. Sure, there are many other transfers today that have broken this record, but this was incredible news at the time.

Didier Drogba to Chelsea – 2004

Finally – Droga is one of the icons of the Premier League, yet it wasn’t always this way. Chelsea signed the Ivory Coast man in 2004, and he ultimately became one of the best strikers the EPL has ever seen, not to mention the number of trophies he won during his time there.

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