Transfer news and football gossip LIVE: Everton sign Townsend, Tottenham chase two Atalanta stars, Haaland decision, Arsenal announce Lokonga signing, Man United close to Varane, Chelsea want Lewandowski

Welcome to our live blog as we bring you all the latest football news, rumours and transfer gossip.

The transfer window is open and it could be a huge summer of spending in the Premier League.

Manchester United have already agreed a £73million deal to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund, with Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane and Atletico Madrid and England full-back Kieran Trippier also on their radar.

But there could be bigger deals done in the English top flight, with Chelsea pushing to land a big-name striker and linked with both Harry Kane and Robert Lewandowski.

Arsenal have confirmed Albert Lokonga has been signed, but are also set to splash the cash further, having agreed a £50million deal with Brighton for centre-back Ben White.

Meanwhile, there are doubts over Jordan Henderson’s future at Liverpool with claims talks over a new deal have hit a brick wall.

Away from transfers, Everton have confirmed one of their first-team players has been suspended by the club pending a police investigation.

And you can keep up to date with the top football news and gossip below…