Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Fati swaps Messi's brother for Ronaldo's agent

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Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Fati swaps Messi's brother for Ronaldo's agent

Lazio set to sign €18m Muriqi

Fenerbahce striker Vedat Muriqi is poised to line up for Lazio next season after an €18 million (£16m/$21m) deal was agreed, reports TRT Spor.

Muriqi will reportedly sign a five-year deal with Lazio after scoring 17 goals across 36 games last season in Turkey.

Rogic to trade Celtic for Qatar

Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic is close to sealing a move to Qatar, according to the Daily Mail.

A £4 million deal could be approved in the next 24 hours with the Australian out of favour under Hoops manager Neil Lennon.

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Fati swaps Messi's brother for Ronaldo's agent

Leeds make third bid for Brighton's White

Leeds United have submitted a third bid for Brighton defender Ben White, claims The Athletic.

A fresh offer of £25 million ($32m) has been submitted for the 22-year-old, who spent last season on loan with Marcelo Bielsa's side.

Several other clubs, including Liverpool and Chelsea, have been credited with an interest in White.

Southampton closing in on Welbeck

Southampton have emerged as favourites to sign Watford striker Danny Welbeck, according to The Sun.

Welbeck is eager for a move after the Hornets' relegation and is expected to cost around £5.5 million ($7m) with a release clause in his contract.

Fati swaps Messi's brother for Ronaldo's agent

The rising star has made a bold switch in representation

Barcelona youngster Ansu Fati has made Jorge Mendes his new agent, reports Mundo Deportivo.

Mendes also represents Cristiano Ronaldo, Nelson Semedo and Angel Di Maria among other high-profile stars.

Fati's previous agent was Rodrigo Messi - the brother of Lionel - with no reason given for the change in agents.

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Fati swaps Messi's brother for Ronaldo's agent

Deulofeu confirms Watford exit

Watford attacker Gerard Deulofeu has confirmed he will be leaving the club this summer with a return to La Liga on the cards.

"My time at Watford will end this summer," he told CAT Radio. "I still don't know where I will go. The Spanish league is an option."

Watford were relegated to the Championship this season.

Man Utd circling for £40m Brooks

Bournemouth winger David Brooks has been of long-term interest to Manchester United with the club considering making a move this summer, reports the Manchester Evening News.

The 23-year-old is expected to cost around £40 million ($52m) with any move potentially relying on whether the Red Devils are able to sign Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.

Silva reveals why he snubbed Lazio in favour of Sociedad

David Silva has said Real Sociedad's style of play and family considerations led him to select the Basque side as his next destination instead of Lazio.

After 10 hugely successful years at Manchester City, Silva left England as a free agent with plenty of clubs around the world showing interest.

Lazio appeared to be in pole position to land the 34-year-old but in an unexpected move, Silva signed with Sociedad on a two-year contract on Monday.

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