Read Mail Sport’s live transfer blog from Friday as consider options with Michael Olise signing a new contract with and Tim Steidten travels to Amsterdam as they continue their pursuit of Mohammed Kudus

However, Jordan accepts it is probably just a temporary measure, and he believes Olise will move away from Selhurst Park next year.

In March, Moises Caicedo signed a long-term deal to stay at Brighton until 2027 - and we all know how that panned out. Could something similar be on the cards for Olise? ","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Samuel Draper"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T17:45:08+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T17:45:08+01:00","headline":"Simon Jordan is 'not surprised' Olise stayed at Crystal website Ham star Lucas Paqueta is being investigated by The FA for potential betting breaches, Mail Sport has revealed.

Manchester City had made a bid to West Ham for Paqueta, in the region of £70m, which the Hammers rejected before the season started. Now that deal has collapsed. ","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Samuel Draper"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T17:13:21+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T17:13:21+01:00","headline":"Lucas Paqueta's move to Man City collapses as FA investigate potential betting website registered an interest in signing Real Valladolid right back Ivan Fresneda, according to reports.

The 18-year-old is expected to leave Valladolid this summer following their relegation from LaLiga last season, but his next destination remains unclear.

He is keen on a switch to Barcelona, but the Catalan giants are yet to make an official bid, and Chelsea have now entered the race for his signature, as reported by ESPN.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T16:53:27+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T16:53:27+01:00","headline":"Chelsea 'enter the race to sign highly-rated Real Valladolid full back Ivan Fresneda', with Klopp says it is ‘difficult’ for Liverpool to financially catch up with fellow big-spending Premier League clubs such as Chelsea and Saudi Arabia’s trolley-dash, but says the Reds will not use money as an excuse this season.

The German boss has seen Chelsea pip his team to the signatures of both Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia this week for eye-watering transfer fees, while two of his most experienced players - Jordan Henderson and Fabinho - jetted off to Saudi clubs.

And Klopp says it is now difficult to compete with the likes of Chelsea and clubs in the Gulf state. ‘Everything is more difficult,’ he said ahead of Liverpool’s clash with Bournemouth at Anfield tomorrow, a fixture the Reds won 9-0 last term.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T16:44:02+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T16:44:02+01:00","headline":"Jurgen Klopp admits it is hard to compete with the financial power of Premier League rivals Chelsea and United remain in talks to sign defender Jonny Evans on a permanent basis despite the collapse of Harry Maguire's proposed move to West Ham.

Evans, 35, joined on a short-term deal to cover United's pre-season fixtures in July, but that contract has now expired.

Erik ten Hag has revealed talks are ongoing with the United academy product, who watched Monday's 1-0 win over Wolves from the director's box at Old Trafford.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T16:39:03+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T16:39:03+01:00","headline":"Erik ten Hag says Man United are still in talks to sign Jonny Evans on a permanent deal despite collapse Saint-Germain head coach Luis Enrique has lauded Kylian Mbappe for returning to training 'in a good state of mind' after uncertainty over his future at the club.  

Mbappe wasn't included in the squad for PSG's goalless draw with Lorient on the opening day of the season.

The striker had been made to train with PSG's 'undesirables' away from the main group after refusing to sign a contract extension, with his current deal having less than a year remaining.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T15:04:23+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T15:04:23+01:00","headline":"Luis Enrique lauds Kylian Mbappe as the superstar returns to the PSG training 'in a very good state confirmed the £16million signing of Stuttgart midfielder Wataru Endo. 

The Reds have been keen to sign a defensive midfield option this summer after missing out on deals to sign Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia, who completed his £58m move to Chelsea on Friday.

Speaking to LFCTV, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp said: 'I'm really happy. Wataru is a really good player. 

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T14:29:12+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T14:29:12+01:00","headline":"Jurgen Klopp calls for Liverpool calm as they confirm £16m deal for Japan star Wataru Endo - and says he' Ham are reportedly weighing up a permanent move for former loan star Jesse Lingard.

The 30-year-old is currently a free agent having left Nottingham Forest following a disappointing season in which he provided no goals or assists in 17 Premier League appearances.

Lingard previously spent 11 years on the books at boyhood club Manchester United, which included a spell on loan at West Ham during the second half of the 2020-21 campaign.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T12:51:57+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T12:51:57+01:00","headline":"West Ham 'consider a shock move for Jesse Lingard on a short-term deal' - just a year after their Tuchel has found himself at odds with Bayern Munich in a row over where Joshua Kimmich should play and further action during the transfer window, according to reports in Germany. 

The German head coach smashed the club's transfer record in pursuit of number-one priority target Harry Kane, who was lured from Tottenham in a £100million move, and swooped for Serie A winner Min-jae Kim from Napoli. 

But the former Chelsea boss is keen to tweak his squad even further in pursuit of silverware this season, in his first transfer window in charge after his recruitment to the club in March, particularly in midfield. 

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T12:28:29+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T12:28:29+01:00","headline":"Thomas Tuchel 'is at odds with Bayern Munich in row over Joshua Kimmich's role' - after the head have reached agreement with Chelsea over a deal for teenage defender Lewis Hall.

The PA news agency understands that talks over the 18-year-old's move to Tyneside have reached a successful conclusion and that he will become the club's fourth major summer signing.

Magpies head coach Eddie Howe confirmed his interest in Hall at his pre-match press conference on Friday morning, and indicated that the move – initially at least – would be on a loan basis.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T12:21:46+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T12:21:46+01:00","headline":"Eddie Howe confirms Newcastle's loan move for Chelsea starlet Lewis Hall, in a deal set to include £ Carragher believes Manchester United will regret not recruiting a more long-term solution at defensive midfield. 

One of the dominant stories of this summer's transfer window has been the astronomical prices quoted for a specialist No 6. 

United could have been seen to be ahead of the curve initially with their acquisition of Real Madrid legend Casemiro for an initial £60m fee last summer.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T11:59:48+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T11:59:48+01:00","headline":"Casemiro 'will cost Man United MORE than £105m Declan Rice and £115m Moises Caicedo', says Jamie Carragher, new signing Romeo Lavia has revealed the three reasons which persuaded him to join the west London giants. 

The Blues have been keen to bolster their midfield options this summer and completed the signing of Lavia for £58million on Friday morning - just days after the capture of Moises Caicedo. 

The Belgian international has put pen to paper on a seven-year deal with the west London giants after completing his medical on Thursday, as Mail Sport revealed.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T11:58:24+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T11:32:35+01:00","headline":"Romeo Lavia reveals his THREE reasons for picking Chelsea and snubbing Liverpool as his £58m transfer City will rival Tottenham to sign Crystal Palace forward Eberechi Eze if they fail to land Jeremy Doku. 

Pep Guardiola's side have been on the market for a new winger after Riyad Mahrez left the club to join Saudi Arabian side Al-Ahli. 

Rennes' Doku has been a top target for City and they reportedly agreed personal terms with the Belgian international. 

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T11:18:17+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T11:18:17+01:00","headline":"Man City 'set to rival Tottenham for Eberechi Eze'... with Pep Guardiola keen on the England star Ham and Tottenham have joined the race to sign Rennes winger Jeremy Doku, according to reports. 

The Belgium international has been on the radar of Europe's top clubs after impressing in Ligue 1 last season.

Manchester City, who are on the market for Riyad Mahrez's replacement, were the frontrunners to land Doku after agreeing personal terms. 

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T10:42:31+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T10:42:31+01:00","headline":"West Ham and Tottenham plot late swoop for Jeremy Doku... despite the £50m-rated winger 'already Hodgson has heaped praise on Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta and insisted he has a 'lot of sympathy' for how their title challenge collapsed last season.

The Gunners were shock rivals to Manchester City for the Premier League but ran out of steam towards the end of the campaign.

After winning seven successive games between February and April, they picked up just 12 points from their final nine games as Pep Guardiola's side won their third successive league title.

READ THE FULL STORY BELOW","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T10:06:55+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T10:06:55+01:00","headline":"Roy Hodgson admits he has 'great admiration' for Mikel Arteta despite Arsenal's 'gut-wrenching' end to Romeo Lavia has confirmed his imminent £58million move to Chelsea via a post on his social media.

Midfielder Lavia will join the Blues on a seven-year contract after passing a medical and finalising his switch overnight.

Lavia’s move will look to be sealed ahead of today’s midday deadline for him to be eligible for Sunday’s trip to West Ham.

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We'll have all the latest news and updates in another busy day in world football.","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"},"dateModified":"2023-08-18T09:39:42+01:00","datePublished":"2023-08-18T09:39:42+01:00","headline":"Good website website Draper"},{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Rudling"}]}

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Chelsea, Fulham and Monaco want Arsenal’s Balogun

Chelsea, Fulham and Monaco are in a three-way fight to secure the services of £50m-rated striker Folarin Balogun. Balogun impressed on loan at Reims last season, but Arsenal might be willing to sell him, albeit demanding a high price tag for the 22-year-old American international. 

Chelsea held talks on Friday over Arsenal’s £50million-rated striker Folarin Balogun who also has Monaco and Fulham weighing up new offers.


Wilfried Gnonto submits written transfer request to Leeds

Wilfried Gnonto has submitted a written transfer request as he attempts to force a move away from Leeds United. Everton are interested, but saw a £25m bid rejected by the Yorkshire club. Fans of Leeds made it perfectly clear they were not impressed with Gnonto during their 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion on Friday night – but will the transfer request lead to him getting the exit he craves?

The Italian winger, who refused to play in their last two games and is training alone, is the subject of interest from Everton.