African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Celtic star Moussa Dembele on Dortmund's radar

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Celtic star Moussa Dembele on Dortmund's radar


Borussia Dortmund are weighing up a big money swoop for Celtic forward Moussa Dembele this summer, Scottish Sun reports.

The 21-year-old could be on his way out of the Celtic Park as the German Bundesliga outfit rebuild their strike-force following the expiry of Michy Batshuayi’s loan deal from Chelsea.


Newcastle United interested in Jordan Ayew


Newcastle United are the latest EPL club linked with a move for Swansea City's Jordan Ayew but there has be no approach from the Magpies, according to Chronicle Live.

The Ghana international is eager to leave the Liberty Stadium this summer after their relegation to the English Championship. However, the Swans had earlier rejected Fulham's £8 million bid for 26-year-old and stick to their £13 million asking price.


Arsenal offered hope in Yacine Brahimi chase


Arsenal have been offered hope in their pursuit of Yacine Brahimi with Porto ready to listen to offers for the Algeria international, Sport Witness claims.

The Gunners are reportedly leading the race to sign the 27-year-old who prefers a move to England after guiding the the Dragons to triumph in the Primeira Liga.


Ahmed Musa fuels Galatasaray speculations


Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa could be on his way to join Turkish Super Lig champions Galatasaray this summer, Milliyet reports.

Musa who spent the second half of last season on loan at CSKA Moscow has been liking tweets of Galatasaray fans urging him to come to the Turk Telekom Stadium.

The 25-year-old joined the Foxes on a club-record £16m fee in July 2016.


Liverpool target Ajax star Hakim Ziyech


Liverpool have renewed their interest in singing Ajax star Hakim Ziyech,  according to Calciomercato .

The Reds are reportedly one of four teams - Borussia Dortmund, Roma and Everton - chasing the Morocco international this summer as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho who left for Barcelona in January.


No Schalke 04 offer for Egypt winger Trezeguet


Mahmoud Trezeguet's representative, Sascha Empacher has denied Schalke 04 offer for the Kasimpasa winger, Revier Sport claims.

The Royals Blues alongside several European clubs are keen on signing the 23-year-old who scored 13 goals in the Turkish Super Lig last season.


Chelsea to accept Trabzonspor loan offer for Omeruo


Chelsea are set to accept Trabzonspor's loan offer for Nigeria international Kenneth Omeruo, Turkish Football reports.

The centre-back could leave the Stamford Bridge temporarily for the fifth time without making a senior appearance since he moved to England in January 2012.

The 24-year-old spent last season on loan with Kasimpasa where he garnered a goal in 28 appearances.


Max Gradel to stay at Toulouse


Toulouse have offered Bournemouth forward Max Gradel a three-yeal deal after his outstanding performance during his loan spell, according to L'Equipe .

Though Gradel has two years remaining in his contract at the Vitality Stadium, the Violet are ready to lure the Cote d'Ivoire international with a lucrative permanent offer that will keep him at the club until 2021.

The 30-year-old helped Mickael Debeve's side in their successful relegation battle last term with eight goals in 29 matches.


Kessie to accept AC Milan offer amid Tottenham interest


Franck Kessie has reportedly agreed a five-year offer with AC Milan to fend off interest from Tottenham Hotspur,  Tuttomercatoweb claims.

The Rossoneri are ready to reward the Cote d'Ivoire international with a lucrative deal after making himself a regular fixture in Gennaro Gattuso's squad last season.

The new offer that keep Kessie at the San Siro Stadium until 2023 will ward off reported interest from Tottenham who are searching for a replacement for CSL-linked Moussa Dembele.


Amiens, Rennes enquire about Eboue Kouassi 


Amiens, Rennes and Nice have made enquiries about the availability of Celtic midfielder Eboue Kouassi in this summer transfer market, according to Foot Mercato .

The 20-year-old's future is uncertain after struggling to make his mark since he joined the Scottish Premier League from  Krasnodar in January 2017.


Porto and Newcastle yet to agree fee for Chancel Mbemba


Porto are in talks to sign Chancel Mbemba from Newcastle United but the two clubs have not agreed on the transfer fee yet, according to Chronicle Live .

It is reported that the Portuguese League champions have agreed personal terms with the Congo international but are yet to meet the Magpies' asking price of £8 million.

Mbemba was limited to 11 matches across all competitions in the 2017-18 campaign.


Wahbi Khazri to leave Rennes this summer


Tunisia's Wahbi Khazri is expected to leave to Rennes this summer after completing his season-long loan from Sunderland, L'Equipe reports.

Following the Black Cats' relegation to the English League One, Rennes offered the 27-year-old a three-year contract to remain at the club but Khazri declined and he is ready to consider improved offers elsewhere.

The forward who scored nine goals in 24 Ligue 1 games last term will be representing Tunisia at the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.


Bordeaux target Sofiane Boufal


Bordeaux are reportedly monitoring the transfer situation of Southampton winger Sofiane Boufal, according to L'Equipe .

Gus Poyet's side are looking at the Morocco international as a replacement for Malcolm who is linked with a move to Inter Milan this summer.

Boufal has indicated his desire to return French Ligue 1 this summer amid interests from Rennes, Nice and Marseille.


Arsenal target Michael Seri in talks with Napoli


Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri is in talks with Serie A outfit Napoli over a potential summer transfer switch, Goal understands.

English Premier League sides including Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City are interested in signing the Cote d'Ivoire international who boast of impressive midfield qualities.

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Tottenham's Wanyama umoved by Dortmund interest


Kenya international Victor Wanyama has stated that he is happy at Tottenham Hotspur despite reported interest from Borussia Dortmund, Goal understands.

Newly-appointed Dortmund boss Lucien Favre is keen on bringing the 26-year-old to the German Bundesliga as one of his tranfer targets this summer. 

Despite playing making 10 substitute appearances out of 18 league games last season, Wanyama who has three years left in his contract reiterated his commitment to the Mauricio Pochettino's side.

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Sofiane Boufal offered to three French Ligue 1 clubs 


Southampton winger Sofiane Boufal has been offered to Nice, Rennes and Marseille by his representatives for a potential return to the French top-flight, L e Parisien reports.

The Morocco international who joined the Saints on a club-record fee from Lille has expressed his desire to return to France after falling out of favour with at the St Mary's Stadium.

It is reported that the French clubs will most likely consider a season-long loan option for the 24-year-old who has struggled to notch three goals in 50 Premier League games.

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Swansea City reject Fulham's bid for Jordan Ayew


Swansea City have turned down Fulham's £8 million bid for Jordan Ayew, according to BBC Sport .

The 26-year-old attracted interest from the newly-promoted Premier League side after scoring 11 goals in 44 games for the Swans last term.

However, Graham Potter's side are not let go of their forward after declining West Ham offers for Lukasz Fabianski and Alfie Mawson earlier.

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