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Transfers - Football: Five major moves that could still happen

The summer transfer window is still alive and kicking and clubs are continuing to splash the cash before next month's deadline.

This year's window does not close until 23:00 on 1st September, and we have already seen some big deals completed.

Barcelona have agreed the signings of Raphinha, Jules Kounde, Robert Lewandowski, Franck Kessie and Andreas Christensen, while in the Premier League, Erling Haaland is already repaying Manchester City after he arrived from Borussia Dortmund.

While some players are already enjoying life at their new clubs, other deals are still to be completed and we have taken a look at five transfer that could go through before the deadline.

Ronaldo's future is still up in the air

After his side's torrid start to the new Premier League campaign, Cristiano Ronaldo is no doubt desperate to move on after already declaring he wants to play in the Champions League during pre-season.

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has already said that the 37-year-old is not for sale, but Ronaldo's "attitude" is reportedly causing problems if reports are to be believed.

Ronaldo has 12 months left on his current contract, but the list of suitors is not as extensive as he would like. Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich have all shown interest in the past, but for now, Ronaldo is fighting a losing cause.

United will hope to record their first points of the season on Monday when they face Liverpool at Old Trafford, with the Red Devils 17/4 to win that contest.

Chelsea move quick as a flash for Gordon

Chelsea's summer spending has not yet gone to plan and Blues boss Thomas Tuchel wants a few more faces through the door before September.

Everton's Anthony Gordon is their number one target at the moment, with British papers suggesting they have made a bid of around £40m-£45m for his services, which has apparently been rejected.

Talks have been ongoing for a few days, but Chelsea believe they can force Everton into a deal, as the funds raised from the sale of Gordon could assist Toffees boss Frank Lampard in his own transfer dealings.

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Leicester hoping to frustrate Chelsea

Chelsea are also hoping to add further defensive recruits after both Christensen and Antonio Rudiger moved on this summer.

Leicester City's Wesley Fofana remains their centre-back of choice, but for now, the Foxes are holding on tight to the 21-year-old.

Fofana may try to force the move through himself and if he does move on, he will be the second high-profile player to depart the King Power Stadium this summer.

Kasper Schmeichel has already moved on and joined Nice, and the Foxes are available at 7/1 to be relegated.

United still waiting for De Jong

Frenkie de Jong's future seems to have dominated every single day of the transfer window so far, and the Dutchman remains a target for the Red Devils.

The creative midfielder has yet to accept Barcelona's plans for him, with the Spanish giants desperate to reduce their wage bill in order to sanction some of their previously agreed deals.

With only 16 days left of the window, United may need to move on, but reports suggest they will wait until the eleventh hour to make sure they can be the first to snap up De Jong.

Adrien Rabiot remains another option, but like the deal for De Jong, talks are moving slowly, with United struggling to build the squad that Ten Hag needs to drive them forward – they are priced at 7/1 to finish in the top four.

Watford playing hardball for striker Pedro

Watford have made a solid start to the new Championship campaign, with the Hornets yet to lose after their opening three matches.

To return to the top flight at the first time of asking, they will need to rely on the performances of striker Joao Pedro, but Newcastle are doing all they can to snap him up this summer.

Watford, who are 9/2 to win the Championship, claim they are under no pressure to sell, but Newcastle's spending power may prove too much.

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