What's better than a cup of coffee and the latest transfer news? Join in as CBS Sports provides the latest updates from around the world and what they mean to your favorite teams. Juventus are in talks with OM to finalisea deal for Arkadiusz Milik deal, while Chelsea insist on making a Wesley Fofana move from Leicester happen. Callum Hudson-Odoi is set to join Bayer Leverkusen while AS Roma are looking for a new midfielder after Gini Wijnaldum's inury. Let's get to latest:
In the six-yard box
The biggest transfer stories of the day. These are the deals that are happening, or at least on the verge of getting done.
Newcastle United have agreed a deal to sign Real Sociedad striker Alexander Isak for around €70 million as reported by Spanish sources and confirmed by David Ornstein. Final details discussed on add-ons structure and then the deal with Real Sociedad will be completed before the deal is finalized. If the agreement goes through, it will mark a record selling fee for Real Sociedad and for Newcastle as well.
German side Bayer Leverkusen are one step away from signing Chelsea striker Callum Hudson-Odoi on loan until the end of the season. Negotiations are set to be completed with Chelsea before the end of the week, after the player turned down two loan proposals from Premier League clubs. This isn't his first flirtation with the Bundesliga as he's been close to joining Bayern Munich in the past, and the English talent looks to be on the verge of finally testing out the waters of German football.
Juventus have decided to sign Polish striker Arkadiusz Milik from Olympique Marseille on loan with an option to buy included in the deal between the two clubs. Milik was preferred over Barcelona striker Memphis Depay, even after the player's camp reached an agreement with Juventus on personal terms in the past week. The Bianconeri decided to sign a traditional number nine that can give another option to coach Allegri in the attacking line. The deal is expected to be finalized on Wednesday.
Entering the penalty area
These moves may not be imminent, but there's a lot of transfer fire in all the smoke these players and teams might be blowing.
AS Roma are reportedly ready to sign free agent Andrea Belotti who has been without a club since June, according to Di Marzio. The Giallorossi need to sell the talented youngster Felix Afena to Cremonese first, and right after that they will finalize the deal for the Italian striker. Jose Mourinho already gave his green light for the signing and the player himself has been waiting for AS Roma for weeks, refusing many other clubs such as AS Monaco last month.
West Ham are currently working to sign Lucas Paqueta from Lyon, as reported by David Ornstein and confirmed by French sources. The bid is worth around €40 million and there is no full agreement yet on both fee and personal terms for the Brazilian player. However, the agents of the player are currently in London to discuss the deal.
Despite the fact that Leicester turned down Chelsea"s last bid for Wesly Fofana, coming in at around £70 million, the English side still won't give up on the center back and are expected to be back with a new and improved offer. As CBS insider Fabrizio Romano reported, talks with intermediaries of the deal are still on in order to find the best solution soon.
These moves might be speculative but they're ones to keep an eye on.
After the injury of Gini Wijnaldum, Everton midfielder Allan, according to Calciomercato. He is likely to leave the English side in the last days of the summer window and AS Roma will make a decision soon regarding who their new midfielder will be., AS Roma are looking for a new midfielder in the last days of the transfer window. Among the list of candidates and names that were offered to the club is
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