Live: Football transfer news and rumours '" August 10
Welcome to the timesofmalta.com football transfer blog. With the World Cup coming to a close clubs will be stepping up their efforts to try and strengthen their squad ahead of the upcoming season. Stay with us to follow all the latest news.
6.20pm?Chievo are close to agreeing a transfer for Torino midfielder Joel Obi and he could have his medical tomorrow.
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the two clubs are down to the details for the Nigeria international and the player also agreed to the switch.
His current contract with Toro is due to expire in June 2019 and he is expected to put pen to paper on a three-year deal at the Stadio Bentegodi.
3.20pm Harry Maguire?is still hoping to join Manchester United, SkySports?is reporting.?
United have already had two bids turned down by Leicester for Harry Maguire. The second bid was worth about ?60m.
Leicester are in advanced talks to sign two centre backs '" Filip Benkovic from Dinamo Zagreb and Caglar Soyuncu from Freiburg '" at a combined cost of about ?35m.
As far as Leicester are concerned, Maguire is not for sale; they signed him for ?17m from Hull City last summer and he has four years left on his contract.