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African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Pepe to earn £105k-a-week at Arsenal

11:54 BST 28/07/2019
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Adebayor linked with Premier League return

Watford, Sheffield United and West Ham United are interested in signing Emmanuel Adebayor on a free transfer, claims the Sun.

Adebayor left Turkish Super Lig outfit Istanbul Basaksehir in June by mutual consent and the Premier League clubs are keen on bringing the ex-Arsenal and Manchester City attacker back to England.

West Ham are said to have identified the 35-year-old as a replacement for Andy Carroll but they need to beat off competition from Serie A clubs and Scottish outfit Celtic.

Pepe to earn £105k-a-week at Arsenal

Arsenal are closing in on the permanent signing of Nicolas Pepe from Lille after both clubs agreed on a £72 million transfer fee.

According to Express Sport, the Ivory Coast will sign a five-year deal with the Gunners which comes with weekly earnings of £105,000.

Arsenal's £72m fee for Pepe will shatter their record transfer fee of £60m which was paid to bring Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to England in January 2018.

Amaechi leaves Arsenal

Xavier Amaechi has left Arsenal to join German second-tier club Hamburg on a four-year deal.

The 18-year-old was a regular with the Gunners youth team last season and also trained with the first-team on several occasions.

Read the full story on Goal!

Gueye set for PSG medical on Monday

Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye is expected to complete his permanent move to PSG this week, according to L'Equipe.

The Senegal international is expected in the French capital on Monday for his medical while the transfer should be completed the following day.

Both clubs have agreed on €32 million fee and Gueye will sign a five-year deal with the Parisians.

Ziyech snubbed Sevilla move

Hakim Ziyech revealed he snubbed a move to Sevilla to remain in Ajax for the 2019-20 season.

The 26-year-old attracted interest from Premier League clubs including Arsenal and Liverpool earlier this summer but only the Spanish club made an offer.

He considers Sevilla being on the same level as Ajax but he awaits the right offer from "the right club".

Read the Ziyech's comments here on Goal!

Mainz keep tabs on Toure

German Bundesliga club Mainz 05 are monitoring the situation of Abdoulaye Toure at Nantes.

L'Equipe disclosed that the Opel Arena outfit have their sight set on the Guinean midfielder as a replacement for the Jean-Philippe Gbamin who is attracting interest from Everton.

Toure still has three years left on his contract with the Canaries.