Mario Gotze headlines our Rumour Mill as striker reveals desire to work with Jurgen Klopp again

David Cooper - Writer 10:23 10/06/2018
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World Cup hero: Mario Goetze.

The summer transfer window for all international deals is open.

That has started a frenzy of speculation as players and coaches look for their next moves.

Across the world of football, there is plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen very soon.

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The Borussia Dortmund ace has revealed he would love the chance to work under Jurgen Klopp again, hinting that the door is open for a switch to Liverpool.

The pair of course worked together previously at the Westfalenstadion and the 26-year-old, who scored the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final against Argentina, is keen to reignite his career after missing on Joachim Low’s squad this time around.

In a documentary and recent interview with DAZN, the striker confirmed that Klopp tried to bring him to Anfield in the summer of 2016, though on that occasion, Gotze decided to return home to Dortmund after a below-par three-season stint with Bayern Munich.

It is thought the Merseysiders could open talks with the Bundesliga giants sooner rather than later, though the recent Champions League finalists are well-stocked in attacking areas.

DORTMUND, GERMANY - MAY 05: Mario Goetze of Dortmund is seen during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Signal Iduna Park on May 5, 2018 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Mario Gotze netted just two goals this past season.


Arsenal are reportedly in advanced talks to land the Freiburg and Turkey defender, the player’s agent has revealed.

Gunners boss Unai Emery strengthened the north London club’s backline with the acquisition of experienced Swiss star Stephan Lichtsteiner earlier this month but the business will not stop there.

Soyuncu, 22, is seen as a rising star with his representative Mustafa Dogru apparently confirming Arsenal are at the front of the queue to sign him.

It is expected a deal could be brokered imminently for the centre-back, who has also been linked with Roma and Manchester City in the past.

Turkey's defender Caglar Soyuncu (R) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the friendly football match between Tunisia and Turkey at the Stade de Geneve stadium in Geneva on June 1, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Top prospect: Caglar Soyuncu.


Everton have lined up a shock move for the Manchester United defender, The Mirror reports.

The Swede endured a tough first season at Old Trafford and failed to establish himself following a £31.5 million (Dh155m) transfer from Benfica last summer.

Jose Mourinho is thought to be happy to keep the 23-year-old for another season but the Toffees have declared their interest as they hunt for significant defensive reinforcements.

Club captain Phil Jagielka, at 35, is coming towards the end of his Goodison Park career while Welshman Ashley Williams and injury-hit Ramiro Funes Mori could both leave for new challenges as Marco Silva shakes up his squad.

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