Transfer gossip: Chelsea reportedly have £40m bid for Gomes rejected

A round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving Chelsea…

Valencia have rejected a bid of around £40m from Chelsea for midfielder Andre Gomes, the Daily Mirror reports.

Juventus are said to be leading a race to sign the Portugal international, who has been widely tipped to move this summer.

The Express say Manchester United are also interested in the 22-year-old and that both Premier League clubs’ hopes of signing him have been dealt a blow by reports in Spain linking him with Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Meanwhile, Marek Hamsik has told Italian media he is happy to stay at Napoli, prompting the Express, which claimed he could join Chelsea, to describe it as a ‘shock U-turn’.

New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte could look to sign Sunderland’s Italy midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport.

And Talksport have picked up on reports in Italy suggesting that Juventus are looking to tie up a deal to sign Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic.