African All Stars Transfer News and Rumours: Phillip Cocu targets Andre Ayew reunion at Derby County

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Zaha hands in transfer request

Wilfried Zaha has handed in a transfer request at Crystal Palace with less than 24 hours to transfer deadline, Sky Sports has reported.

Zaha has been attracting interests from Arsenal and Everton this summer but Palace holding out for an £80 million fee.

The Eagles rejected Everton’s latest bid of £70 million plus James McCarthy and Cenk Tosun bid

Berahino leaves Stoke City

Saido Berahino and Stoke City have parted ways by mutual consent.

Back in May, the Championship club sacked the Burundi international for gross misconduct but both parties have now reached an agreement.

Berahino is now a free agent and will be compensated by the Potters for the three years left on his contract.

Choupo-Moting's PSG future in doubt

Cameroon international Eric Choupo-Moting could leave PSG after just one season, according to Le Parisien.

The 30-year-old was limited to a substitute-role in his debut season with the French champions and be nearing the exit door alongside Jese.

He made just eight starts in 22 Ligue 1 outings.

Crystal Palace reject £70m bid plus players for Zaha

Crystal Palace have rejected a £70 million bid from Everton for Wilfried Zaha plus James McCarthy (permanent) and Cenk Tosun on loan.

Goal understands that Palace still want £80 million for the Ivory Coast forward with no players included in the deal.

A fortnight ago, the Toffees saw their initial £40m bid rebuffed by the Selhurst Park outfit.

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Watford yet to complete Sarr deal

Watford are still in the process of concluding the permanent transfer of Ismaila Sarr with the transfer deadline 24 hours away.

According to L’Equipe, the move is worth around €30 million plus a €5 million bonus. Both parties met in Rome on Tuesday night.

Watford are reported to have offered the Senegal international a five-year deal but the terms are yet to be met.

West Ham unlikely to land Traore

West Ham United have made an enquiry about Lyon forward Bertrand Traore but the deal might not go through, 90min has reported.

The 23-year-old, who scored seven goals in Ligue 1 last season, has emerged as a late transfer target for the Hammers who are in search of attacking reinforcements.

A deal is unlikely to be completed with Lyon ruling out a loan move for the Burkina Faso international.

Elneny wanted by Galatasaray

Turkish Super Lig champions Galatasaray are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny.

Inside Futbol claimed the club officials are in London to hold talks with the Gunners before Thursday’s transfer deadline in England.

The arrival of Dani Ceballos at Emirates Stadium this summer might affect Elneny's chances in North London after he was limited to just eight Premier League appearances last season.

Aurier eyes Ligue 1 return

Serge Aurier is considering a return to France after spending two years in the Premier League with Tottenham Hotspur, according to the Sun.

Aurier seems to be out of Mauricio Pochettino's plans for the new season despite losing Kieran Trippier to Atletico Madrid earlier this summer.

Injuries hampered the Ivorian defender's campaign in the 2018-19 season which restricted him to 17 appearances across all competitions.

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Cocu targets Ayew reunion at Derby

Phillip Cocu is interested in signing Andre Ayew for Derby County after they both worked together at Fenerbahce, Football Ghana claims.

Ayew's future at Swansea City remains uncertain with the club yet to receive a concrete offer for their former record-signing.

After their working relationship in Fenerbahce last season, Cocu wants to strengthen his team with the Ghana international before the transfer deadline on Thursday.