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Hello and welcome to our Huddersfield Town live blog for Friday, June 15.

Yesterday the Terriers found out who they would face when as the Premier League fixtures were announced.

David Wagner's side host Chelsea on the opening day of the season ahead of a first away clash of the season with champions Manchester City.

Town also take on Manchester United on Boxing Day, Burnley on New Year's Day and Southampton on the final day of the season.

Before then however, the Terriers will want to bolster their squad ahead of the season, adding to the three transfers they have already made this summer.

Stick with us here for all the latest news and rumours regarding Town, with the summer transfer window and World Cup fever now in full swing.

Heartbreak

Egypt lose 1-0 to Uruguay thanks to a last-ditch header.

Heartbreak for Ramadan, but he does become Town’s first player to feature at a World Cup since Ray Wilson in 1962.

Full story here.

On comes Ramadan

Ramadan Sobhi is on for Egypt!

Patrick van Aanholt to Juve?

Crystal Palace's Patrick van Aanholt
Crystal Palace's Patrick van Aanholt (Image: PA)

The Sun claim Juventus are weighing up a £25m bid Crystal Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt - should Alex Sandro leave for Manchester United.

The defender kept five clean sheets in the Premier League last year and scored five goals.

David Luiz to Arsenal?

David Luiz of PSG
David Luiz of PSG

Reports this morning suggest Chelsea have rejected a shock £18m bid for Brazilian defender David Luiz.

Le 10 Sport claim new Gunners boss Unai Emery is keen to bring his former PSG player to the Emirates this summer.

Celtic smash transfer record

The Scottish champions have smashed their transfer record to sign Odsonne Édouard from PSG.

The Frenchman scored 11 goals in 29 appearances on loan for Brendan Rodgers’ side last season.

Gonzo

Paul Merson will be paying a visit to Huddersfield Town's John Smith's Stadium this summer.
Paul Merson will be paying a visit to Huddersfield Town's John Smith's Stadium this summer.

Paul Merson was a no-show at the John Smith’s Stadium yesterday, despite committing to wearing a Gonzo costume at the ‘An Evening With’ event.

Full story here.

De Gea to sign new United contract

David de Gea is set to sign a new five-year deal at Manchester United ‘imminently’ to end speculation over a move to Real Madrid, according to reports.

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea could be on his way out of Old Trafford.
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea could be on his way out of Old Trafford.

Ramadan Sobhi World Cup update

The new Town man will start from the bench ahead of the 13:00 BST kick-off against Uruguay.

Chelsea open talks with Manolas

Rugani or Manolas? Or Both?

According to Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla, Chelsea have already opened talks with the 27-year-old’s representatives.

Manolas has a £33m release clause in his contract, which the FA cup holders are willing to pay.

Kostas Manolas of AS Roma celebrates at the full time whistle during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg
Kostas Manolas of AS Roma celebrates at the full time whistle during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg (Image: Getty Images Europe)

Bale to snub United move

Gareth Bale has decided to stay at Real Madrid and earn his spot in the team under new coach Julen Lopetegui, according to ESPN.


The 28-year-old has been linked with a summer move to Bayern Munich and Manchester United.

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale

Felipe Anderson to West Ham?

Pellegrini looks to be a very busy man in the transfer market, Lazio winger Felipe Anderson is a £25m target for the London club.

Sky Italy journalist Fabrizio Romano has claimed that a deal is close between Lazio and the Hammers after a successful meeting in the Italian city on Wednesday, according to Football London.

Felipe Anderson of SS Lazio
Felipe Anderson of SS Lazio (Image: Getty Images Europe)

West Ham move for Issa Diop

According to reports, The Hammers are on the verge of tying up a deal for Toulouse defender Issa Diop.

The move is set to be worth between 15 and 20 million euros, according to Football London.

Fulham target Joe Bryan

Newly promoted Fulham after after Bristol City left-back Joe Bryan, according to Bristol Live.

With just one year left on his contract, the 24-year-old has an apparent £10m valuation.

Joe Bryan of Bristol City celebrates after he scores
Joe Bryan of Bristol City celebrates after he scores (Image: Getty Images Europe)

World Cup fixtures today

Don’t forget three World Cup fixtures are on your television today.

Egypt v Uruguay (13:00 BST kick-off, BBC)

Morocco v Iran (16:00 BST kick-off, ITV)

Portugal v Spain (19:00 BST kick-off, BBC)

A FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 logo on display outside the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow
A FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 logo on display outside the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow

West Ham target Chris Smalling

According to the Metro, West Ham are observing United’s activity in the transfer market and will make a move for him if the Red Devils sign another defender.

Manchester United's Marcos Rojo and Chris Smalling battle for the ball with Chelsea's Diego Costa.
Manchester United's Marcos Rojo and Chris Smalling battle for the ball with Chelsea's Diego Costa.

New boss in charge at Leeds

The local rivals have a new manager at the helm.

Chelsea after Juventus defender

Daniele Rugani is a target for the Blues this summer, according to football-italia.

Rugani has long been a target for Chelsea bound Maurizio Sarri, who also worked with the young defender at Empoli, which might make sense if the managerial change at Stamford Bridge happens.

Daniele Rugani of Juventus
Daniele Rugani of Juventus (Image: Getty Images Europe)

Mitrovic for £20m?

Newcastle are prepared to sell Aleksandar Mitrovic this summer for £20m, according to Sky Sports.

Mitrovic spent the second half of last season on loan at Fulham and scored 12 goals in 20 matches as they secured promotion to the Premier League.

Bargain if he has a solid World Cup?

Fulham's Aleksandar Mitrovic taps the badge on his shirt as he celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match at Craven Cottage, London.
Fulham's Aleksandar Mitrovic taps the badge on his shirt as he celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match at Craven Cottage, London.

Arsenal are among five clubs in the race for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze, according to the Mirror.

The 26-year-old World Cup winning playmaker has been linked with Everton and West Ham, but Leicester and Newcastle have also put in enquiries in too.

Newcastle after Andros Townsend

Newcastle United are interested in a deal to take Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend back to the North East, according to South London Press.

Crystal Palace midfielder Andros Townsend in action in the Asia Trophy
Crystal Palace midfielder Andros Townsend in action

Good morning!

What better way to kick start the second day of the World Cup with your morning round of transfer rumours?

Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner will be looking to take the side to the next level after signing a new deal.
Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner