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Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer stories from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond throughout the ongoing summer window


MAN UTD WANT €50M FORSBERG


Emil Forsberg RB Leipzig

Manchester United are looking to sign Emil Forsberg from RB Leipzig for €50m if their move for Ivan Perisic fails, according to Calciomercato .

United's move for Perisic has failed to progress as planned with Inter Milan, and the Leipzig winger is seen as a suitable alternative option by Jose Mourinho.


SPURS CHASE BENFICA MIDFIELDER


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Tottenham Hotspur are ready to make Benfica midfielder Ljubomir Fejsa their first signing of the summer, according to the Sun .

The 28-year-old defensive midfielder helped Benfica lift the Portuguese league title last season, and may be willing to sell him for a reduced price to Spurs rather than let him leave for free in the summer of 2018.


WILSHERE TOO EXPENSIVE FOR SAMPDORIA


Premier League Worst Team of the Week | Jack Wilshere

Sampdoria have halted their interest in Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere due to his wage demands, according to Calciomercato .

Wilshere looks set to leave the Gunners after spending last season on loan at Bournemouth, but will not be moving to Sampdoria as the 25-year-old would push the club above their wage limit.


AC MILAN JOIN RACE FOR COSTA


Diego Costa HD

AC Milan are keen on securing a deal for Chelsea striker Diego Costa, according to Gazzetta dello Sport .

The Spain international has been frozen out at Stamford Bridge and despite reports he is pursuing a move to either China or Atletico Madrid, Milan are attempting to arrange a transfer with Costa's agent Jorge Mendes.


BARCA AGREE COUTINHO DEAL


HD Coutinho, Liverpool

Barcelona have agreed a deal with Liverpool midfielder Coutinho, according to reports in Mundo Deportivo via RAC1 .

The Spanish side have come to terms with the player, though will still have to negotiate with the Premier League club, who have already rejected a €75 million offer. 


ARSENAL INTERESTED IN SERI


Jean Michael Seri Nice

Arsenal are considering another raid on Ligue 1, with Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri having attracted the attention of manager Arsene Wenger, L'Equipe reports.

Seri was one of the stand out players as the Allianz Riviera side challenged for the French title last season and had been expected to move to Roma earlier this summer before a move broke down.

Swansea had a €17 million offer rejected and Tottenham are also keeping tabs on the Ivory Coast player's performances.


DAVIES ON CHELSEA SHORTLIST


Tom Davies Everton

Antonio Conte is set to continue his summer spending at Chelsea and is targeting Everton midfielder Tom Davies, according to  The Sun .

The England Under-19 international impressed after breaking into the Toffees first team last season, and Conte is hopeful he can persuade Davies to leave his boyhood club behind.


VAN DIJK SET FOR LIVERPOOL MOVE


HD Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool are expected to sign Virgil van Dijk by the end of the transfer window, according to Sky Sports

The Reds publicly ended their chase for the defender last month after Southampton complained of an illegal approach. 


EVERTON MAKE £45M SIGURDSSON BID


Gylfi Sigurdsson Swansea City

Everton have made a second big woth £45 million for Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, says The Telegraph .

Swansea are demanding £50 million, but Ronald Koeman is hoping that £40 million plus £5 million in add-ons will be enough to get the deal moving. 


REAL AGREE €180M MBAPPE DEAL


Kylian Mbappe France England

Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Monaco regarding a €180 million deal for teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, reports Marca .

Once a record-breaking transfer is pushed through, the France international striker will pen a six-year contract with the reigning La Liga champions.

However, Nice Matin claim that Monaco have rejected this speculation out of hand.


ARSENAL CLOSE TO £45M LEMAR DEAL


Thomas Lemar Monaco

Arsenal are finally close to agreeing a £45 million deal with Monaco to sign winger Thomas Lemar, claims The Sun .

Monaco have already rejected two bids for Lemar and had been determined to prevent the France international from joining the club exodus, but Arsenal have reportedly persuaded the Ligue 1 champions to sell.


STOKE IN OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN TALKS


HD Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Stoke City are holding talks with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s agent regarding a potential £25 million deal for the Arsenal midfielder, reports The Sun .

Oxlade-Chamberlain has just a year left on his contract and has been linked with the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool, but Stoke are also showing a surprise interest in the England international.


BRIGHTON TO SIGN CHELSEA YOUNGSTER


Isaiah Brown Chelsea

Brighton & Hove Albion have won the chase to sign Chelsea attacker Izzy Brown on a season-long loan, according to The Argus .

Huddersfield Town had been keen to bring Brown back to the club after an impressive loan spell last season, but have lost out to their fellow Premier League new boys.


BARCA CLOSE IN ON €100M COUTINHO


HD Phil Coutinho Mohamed Salah

Barcelona officials are in London to complete the signing of Philippe Coutinho, Sport reports.

Negotiations have been going smoothly but the Spanish side will have to spend more than €100m (£89.3m) to sign the Liverpool star, potentially breaking the world transfer record in the process.


ARSENAL & LIVERPOOL CONSIDERING BENZEMA


HD Karim Benzema Real Madrid

Arsenal and Liverpool could make a move for Karim Benzema should Real Madrid decide to sell the French striker, Don Balon   reports.

Madrid reportedly have set their sights on Monaco star Kylian Mbappe, with the club planning to use Benzema to help finance the move. While the Gunners and Reds are in contention for Benzema, the 29-year-old also could end up at Monaco to help lower the price for Mbappe.


BARCA REJECT ROMA MUNIR OFFER


Munir El Haddadi Barcelona Supercopa

Barcelona have rejected an offer of €25 million from Roma for Munir El Haddadi, according to Sport .

The Serie A side are looking for alternatives to Riyad Mahrez and have chosen the 21-year-old, but the Catalan side are holding out for more. The forward has already been linked with a move to the Premier League as well as Ajax.


PEREZ TO BE OFFERED ARSENAL ESCAPE ROUTE


Lucas Perez, Arsenal, Premier League, 20160910

Bayer Leverkusen and Marseille are interested in signing Arsenal striker Lucas Perez, reports  The Sun .

Perez is keen to leave Arsenal after struggling for regular first-team football and is also wanted back by his former club Deportivo La Coruna.


£8M FIGHT FOR MARKOVIC


Lazar Markovic Hull City

Hull City and Watford are fighting it out to sign Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic in an £8 million deal, according to The Sun .

Liverpool are prepared to accept a £13m on loss on the Serbian, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Hull.

He is wanted back by the Championship club, while Watford manager Marco Silva, who signed Markovic for Hull last season, remains interested.


CAN ACCEPTS JUVE OFFER


HD Emre Can

Emre Can has agreed personal terms with Juventus ahead of a proposed switch from Liverpool to the Serie A champions, reports TMW .

The German midfielder is now waiting on the Turin giants to table a £30.4 million bid and push through a deal.


DEMBELE FAVOURS REAL


Ousmane Dembele Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele is looking to secure a move to Real Madrid this summer, according to Don Balon .

The France international has given up on Barcelona making an approach and is now seeking to join the reigning La Liga champions.


MAN CITY SET ON LANDING ALEXIS OR MBAPPE


Kylian Mbappe Monaco 2017

Manchester City are determined to round off a summer of heavy spending with the blockbuster signing of Alexis Sanchez or Kylian Mbappe, according to the  Daily Mail .

Pep Guardiola has already brought in a host of new faces at the Etihad Stadium, with the focus thus far on strengthening an ageing defence. 

But the manager wants a top name to bolster his strikeforce, too, and will not rest in his pursuit of either £50 million-rated Arsenal man Sanchez or Mbappe, whose fee could reach as much as £100m.


FUMING PEREZ WANTS OUT OF ARSENAL


Lucas Perez Arsenal

Losing his shirt number to Alexandre Lacazette was the last straw for Lucas Perez as the incensed forward looks for the exit at the Emirates, La Voz de Galicia   reports.

According to the Spanish newspaper, Perez was left fuming by the decision to hand his No.9 jersey to the ex-Lyon man. 

That slight led to an apparent conversation with Arsenal director Dick Law, who was told in no uncertain terms that the Spaniard wants a transfer to Deportivo as soon as possible.


VAN DIJK ONE OF FOUR WANTED BY CHELSEA


Virgil van Dijk Southampton

Chelsea will not rest after the signing of Alvaro Morata and have Virgil van Dijk at the top of a list of four players they want at Stamford Bridge, report the Sun .

The Southampton man joins Alex Sandro, Antonio Candreva and Fernando Llorente as priorities for Antonio Conte ahead of the new season. 

To land Van Dijk, however, Chelsea may have to battle Liverpool, who are long-term admirers of the defender's abilities.


UNHAPPY MAHREZ SET TO STAY AT LEICESTER


Riyad Mahrez Leicester City

Wantaway Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez looks likely to spend next season at the club, as no team is willing to meet the Foxes' astronomical valuation, according to the  Mirror .

Arsenal are one of the clubs to be linked with an approach for the mastermind behind Leicester's incredible 2015-16 title win, who is said to be unhappy at the King Power Stadium. 

But Arsene Wenger has baulked at the £50 million slapped on Mahrez's head, and Leicester's unwillingness to compromise has already scared away interest from Roma this summer.


MADRID WANT TO SELL BENZEMA


Karim Benzema Juventus Real Madrid UCL 03062017

Real Madrid supremo Florentino Perez has decided that it is time to sell Karim Benzema, Spanish outlet Diario Gol reports.

With €35 million having been spent on the striker back in 2009, Perez feels he has made plenty of money back on his investment and that now is the time to cash in on the 29-year-old in order to finance a move for Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe

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