Here’s your daily round-up of the latest transfer gossip from World Soccer.


Thomas Partey has been on the radar of Arsenal for a number of months. According to The Mirror, The Gunners are not prepared to meet the £45 million buyout clause for Atletico Madrid’s 27-year-old midfielder. However, with a few hours remaining of the transfer window, will The Gunners be tempted to pay the asking price?

Alaves’ Spanish midfielder Pere Pons (R) challenges Atletico Madrid’s Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish League football match between Atletico Madrid and Alaves at the Wanda Metropolitan stadium in Madrid on June 27, 2020. 

One deal which could pave the way for Partey to arrive at the Emirates is if Matteo Guendouzi leaves. The 21-year-old is set to move to the Bundesliga to join Hertha Berlin, after falling out of favour under Mikel Arteta.


Ousmane Dembele’s future at Barcelona remains increasingly uncertain after Ronald Koeman refused to rule out that he could leave before the transfer window slams shut tonight.

Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona warms up prior to the during the pre-season friendly match between FC Barcelona and Gimnastic de Tarragona at Estadi Johan Cruyff on September 12, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain.

The 23-year-old has been linked with Manchester United, but it remains to be seen whether The Red Devils are prepared to pay such a hefty fee for a player with a patchy injury record.


Memphis Depay is understood to be close to sealing a move to Barcelona from Lyon after agreeing personal terms, according to Telefoot via Goal. Barcelona are keen to move Dembele on to make room for the 26-year-old, but it’s a deal which is likely to go ahead whether Dembele secures a move away from the Nou Camp or not.

Lyon’s Dutch forward Memphis Depay looks on during the French L1 football match between Girondins de Bordeaux and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) at the Matmut-Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France on September 11, 2020.