CHELSEA TO MAKE €70M ALEX SANDRO BID
The Italian champions are reportedly still confident they will keep the Brazilian, and will put forth an improved contract offer to ensure he stays in Turin.
MOURINHO BLOCKS PEREIRA MOVE
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has blocked a loan move to Valencia for Andreas Pereira, reports Marca .
Valencia had been keen to take the midfielder for the season, but Mourinho currently wants to keep Pereira as part of his first-team squad.
ARSENAL TO AGREE £14M PEREZ SALE
Arsenal will agree a £14 million deal with Deportivo La Coruna for Lucas Perez to rejoin his former club before the transfer window closes, according to the Evening Standard.
Everton could make a later offer for Perez, but a move back to Depor seems most likely for the striker after Arsenal blocked a loan departure.
BARCELONA HOLD BERGWIJN TALKS
Barcelona have held talks with PSV Eindhoven regarding a potential deal for teenage winger Steven Bergwijn, according to gianlucadimarzio.com .
Bergwijn recently extended his contract with PSV until 2021, and Barcelona are exploring the possibility of signing the 19-year-old either now or in the January transfer window.
SPURS DUO SET FOR WEST BROM
Tottenham pair Vincent Janssen and Kevin Wimmer are set to complete moves to West Brom, according to The Sun .
The arrival of Davinson Sanchez has pushed Wimmer down the pecking order at Spurs while Janssen has struggled to make an impact in his 12 months in north London.
The Baggies will pay a combined £30 million for the duo as Tony Pulis continues to bolster his squad.
CHELSEA LINE UP TUCHEL AS CONTE REPLACEMENT
Chelsea have marked former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel as a replacement for Antonio Conte, according to Sport Bild.
The Italian has made it clear that his stay at Stamford Bridge will be a short-term situation, and Blues bosses have moved to find an eventual replacement, with former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique also in the frame.
BARCA PLAN FOURTH COUTINHO BID
Barcelona are ready to launch a fourth offer for Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho that could rise to £138 million, according to Sky Sports .
The report claims the Blaugrana are prepared to bid £101m up front with a further £37m in bonuses for the unsettled Brazil international.
CHELSEA TO BID £35M FOR OX
Chelsea are ready to make a £35 million offer for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after the attacker told Arsenal he wants to leave, according to The Sun .
The 24-year-old has one year left on his current deal and is reportedly willing to move across London to join up with the champions.
UTD AMONG CLUBS IN FOR GARAY
Manchester United are among a host of clubs interested in Valencia centre-back Ezequiel Garay, according to The Sun .
The Red Devils reportedly sent their chief scout to Spain last weekend to watch the 30-year-old, who is also being monitored by Tottenham, Juventus and Benfica.
EVERTON AND OTHERS INTERESTED IN JIMENEZ
While West Ham United and Manchester United have sent scouts to see Mexican forward Raul Jimenez, they're hardly alone in the chase.
Everton and Monaco both are interested in the striker, according to Portuguese newspaper Record . Anderlecht also want to sign the forward, reports ESPN Mexico.
Earlier this summer Portuguese outlets reported that Benfica boss Rui Vitoria isn't eager to sell Jimenez, but the club would let him go for a €50 million fee.
BATSHUAYI WANTS CHELSEA STAY
Michy Batshuayi is determined to stay at Chelsea this summer, the Daily Mail reports.
The Belgium international wants to fight for his place at Stamford Bridge despite interest from both Lille and West Ham United.
WILSHERE SET FOR ARSENAL STAY
Jack Wilshere is set to stay at Arsenal following discussions with manager Arsene Wenger, the Daily Mirror reports.
Wenger has reportedly told Wilshere, who has been linked with the likes of Newcastle United and Milan, to stay and fight for his place at the Emirates Stadium.
LIVERPOOL TURN TO HOWEDES
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is weighing up a move for Schalke defender Benedikt Howedes, according to German outlet DW Sports .
The Reds' confidence in signing Virgin van Dijk from Southampton appears to be wavering, forcing Klopp to look at other options to reinforce his defensive line.
OX TO TURN DOWN NEW DEAL
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looks set to turn down a contract renewal with Arsenal amid interest from Liverpool and Chelsea, The Telegraph reports.
The England international has been afforded more playing time of late than ever before in his Gunners career, but still hasn't featured much in his preferred central midfield role, forcing him to weigh up the possibility of a move elsewhere.
WENGER STANDS FIRM ON ALEXIS
Arsenal could be persuaded to sell Alexis Sanchez for £70 million, but Arsene Wenger remains determined to keep the Chilean, according to the Daily Mirror .
Alexis has just one year remaining on his contract and is wanted by Manchester City, with an offer of £70m potentially being the figure which could persuade the Arsenal board to have a conversation about selling before the transfer window closes.
CHELSEA PLAN SHOCK VARDY BID
Chelsea are considering a surprise move for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy as a replacement for Diego Costa, claims the Daily Mirror .
Though Chelsea have already signed Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid, the Premier League champions remain in the market for another forward and are weighing up an approach for Vardy.
JUVE LOOK AT GOMES LOAN
Juventus are considering an approach to sign Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes on a season-long loan, according to Tuttosport.
Gomes has emerged as an option for Juve as the Italian champions look to strengthen their midfield, with Roma’s Kevin Strootman also among their targets.
MBAPPE WANTS MONACO STAY
Kylian Mbappe wants to stay at Monaco this season and is not pushing for a move to Ligue 1 rivals Paris Saint-Germain, claims Yahoo Sports .
Monaco are reportedly keen to accept the €180 million being offered by PSG, while Manchester City have also been linked with a bid.
However, Mbappe is not the one angling for a transfer and he would prefer to stay at Monaco in the season leading up to the 2018 World Cup.
CHELSEA CLOSE ON £30M DRINKWATER
Chelsea are closing in on a £30 million deal to sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester and are also hoping to sign Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan, reports the Daily Mirror.
Leicester have already turned down a bid from Chelsea for Drinkwater, but talks have been ongoing about a deal, while Inter are reportedly prepared to sell Candreva for £25m.
COUTINHO CONCEDES BARCA DEFEAT
Philippe Coutinho is ready to hold talks with Liverpool after conceding defeat in his efforts to join Barcelona this summer, reports The Independent .
The Brazilian saw a transfer request rejected by Liverpool, who have turned down three bids from Barcelona for the playmaker.
With Liverpool adamant that he is not for sale, Coutinho and his representatives are now planning clear-the-air talks with the club’s key figures, with Barcelona being blamed for putting pressure on the player.