African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Manchester United’s £40m bid for Wan-Bissaka rejected

Aaron Wan-Bissaka Crystal Palace 2018-19
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Man Utd’s £40m bid for Wan-Bissaka rejected

Crystal Palace have rejected Manchester United’s £40 million bid for right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, according to SkySports.

Wan-Bissaka is reportedly one of United's top transfer targets this summer but the Eagles are holding for a £60 million fee to consider the 21-year-old's sale.

With 39 appearances in the just-concluded season, Wan-Bissaka has established himself as a first-team regular in Roy Hodgson’s squad and he is under contract at Selhurst Park until 2022.

Milan to accept offers for Kessie

AC Milan are willing to accept offers for Ivory Coast international Franck Kessie, starting in the region of €30 million, per Calciomercato.

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The report stressed the departure of Gennaro Gattuso at the helm has left Kessie's future at the San Siro Stadium in doubt and he is expected to leave this summer.

Prior to Gattuso’s departure, the Ivorian midfielder was a regular fixture for the Rossoneri with 42 appearances across all competitions in the 2018-19 season.

Bolasie set to leave Everton permanently after Afcon

DR Congo winger Yannick Bolasie is set for a permanent move away from Everton this summer, with three Turkish Super Lig club circling for his services.

Goal understands that Galatasaray, Besiktas and Trabzonspor are battling to sign the 30-year-old but they will need to wait till after his international outing with DR Congo at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Brentford turn down Villa move for Benrahma

Aston Villa’s move to sign Algeria international Said Benrahma from the Championship has been turned down by Brentford, according to SkySports.

Following Villa's promotion to the Premier League, Dean Smith is keen on reuniting with the 23-year-old winger that he signed from Nice last summer.

After scoring 11 goals in his debut season in England, Aston Villa identified Benrahma as their top transfer target but Brentford have told them it would take a huge offer to consider his sale.

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Celtic to send Kouassi out on loan

Celtic boss Neil Lennon is prepared to send Ivory Coast midfielder Eboue Kouassi out on loan this summer, Football Insider claims.

After missing a lengthy part of the 2018-19 season with a cruciate ligament injury, Lennon wants Kouassi to leave Glasgow in an attempt to regain top form and find regular playing time.

Since his arrival from Krasnodar in 2017, the 21-year-old has struggled to find his feet at the Celtic Park with 12 appearances in the Scottish Premier League so far.