Arsenal up Aubameyang bid to £50.9m
Arsenal are not giving up on their pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and have tabled a fresh £50.9 million bid for the striker, reports the Daily Mail.
Borussia Dortmund are determined to get the best price for their star, and previously rejected the Gunners offer of £43m.
Olivier Giroud could also enter negotiations as a makeweight, as Dortmund look for a ready-made replacement for Auba.
Liverpool reach Lemar agreement
Liverpool have jumped ahead in the race to sign Monaco star Thomas Lemar, according to Yahoo Sports (via Metro).
The 22-year-old has been linked to the Reds, Arsenal and Barcelona, but the report claims that Jurgen Klopp's side have reached an agreement with the French star.
Monaco have set a €100 million asking price for their player, and the Reds reportedly aren't ready to meet those demands just yet.
Arsenal in £75m swoop for Auba and Evans
Arsenal are in pole position to complete a £75 million swoop for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Jonny Evans, claims the Telegraph.
Buoyed by the arrival of Henrikh Mkhitaryan as part of the deal that took Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United, Arsenal are looking to press on with other targets.
And while talks continue for Aubameyang with Dortmund, West Brom's Evans is also close to a move to the Emirates Stadium.
Man City to offer Sterling new deal
Raheem Sterling is set to be rewarded for his fine Manchester City form with a new and improved contract, reports the Daily Star.
Sterling has been one of the stars of the season for the Premier League table-toppers and has thrived under the direction of Pep Guardiola.
While he still has two years on his current deal, the winger is in line for an extension and a raise on his £180,000-a-week wages.
Laporte decides on Man City switch
Aymeric Laporte has decided to move to Manchester City in the current transfer window, Goal understands.
Laporte, 23, is seen as a better long-term option for City than fellow target Jonny Evans.
Athletic are notoriously reluctant to accept knockdown fees for their stars, and the Citizens have opted to pay every penny of Laporte's £57 million release clause.
Batshuayi move depends on Dzeko arrival
Antonio Conte has affirmed that Michy Batshuayi's exit from Chelsea depends on the Blues landing Edin Dzeko from Roma.
Batshuayi has been linked with a loan switch to Sevilla, while Dzeko is expected to complete a return to the Premier League in the current transfer window.
'Chelsea had no chance with Alexis'
Antonio Conte has admitted there was no way Chelsea could compete with the financial muscle of Manchester City and United in their tussle for Alexis Sanchez.
“We never were in this race. Ever. Especially because, I repeat, one of the reasons was this amount of salary," the Italian signalled when asked about the club's failure to land the ex-Arsenal star.
Roma move for Barca's Vidal
Roma are the latest club to show interest in Barcelona's Aleix Vidal, reports Mundo Deportivo .
The full-back has been lined up as a possible reinforcement for the Italian side's defence, after Sevilla cooled their interest.
Pique set to sign new Barca deal
Gerard Pique will sign a new Barcelona contract next Monday, according to Mundo Deportivo.
The defender is set to extend his stay at Camp Nou until 2022, when he will be 35, with a new release clause of €500 million.
Chicharito demands West Ham exit
Javier Hernandez has handed in a transfer request at West Ham, reports the Express.
The Mexico striker has been at the club just four months, but his exit demands may heighten the Hammers' forward woes with Andy Carroll out through injury.
Madrid turn sights back on De Gea
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is set to be courted once more by Real Madrid this summer, reports Marca.
The newspaper asserts that the Spain international is again the club's top priority between the posts after missing out on Athletic's Kepa.
Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois is also a target, although the Belgian is equally coveted by Paris Saint-Germain.
Chelsea to wrap up Dzeko deal
Edin Dzeko could complete a transfer from Roma to Chelsea as soon as Thursday, claims the Sun.
The ex-Manchester City man is close to agreeing terms at Stamford Bridge, and could be presented alongside Emerson Palmieri later this week.
Inter favourites to land Sturridge
Inter remain in pole position to land Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge, reports the Liverpool Echo.
Sturridge is not in Jurgen Klopp's first-team plans, and is keen to secure a loan move for the remainder of the season.
Inter's interest, however, remains the only concrete offer on the table so far for the striker, who is reportedly reluctant to move to Serie A.
Man Utd to pursue Weigl, Soler
With Alexis Sanchez now in attack, Manchester United are turning their transfer focus to the central midfield according the Independent.
Borussia Dortmund's Julian Weigl, Valencia's Carlos Soler and Nice's Jean Michael Seri are the primary targets for the Red Devils, while Shakhtar Donetsk's Fred, also pursued by Man City, is an option, too.
Man Utd cool Pulisic interest
Manchester United's interest in Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic has cooled, according to the Independent.
While the Red Devils had previously been rumoured to want the U.S. international, Alexis Sanchez's signing means Jose Mourinho will turn his attention toward other areas of need.
West Brom interested in Schurrle loan
West Bromwich are interested in bringing in out-of-favour Borussia Dortmund winger Andre Schurrle on loan for the remainder of the season, claims the The Times.
While the report states Dortmund is willing to subsidize part of Schurrle's wages, West Brom need to shift players off their own wage bill in order for deal to happen.
RB Leipzig to snap up Man Utd target
RB Leipzig are close to a deal to land 16-year-old Portugal youth international Umaro Embalo from Benfica, according to Bild.
Embalo, a rumoured target for Manchester United, would move for €15 million plus bonus payments, though those bonus payments are what hold up a deal.
Man Utd push for Seri deal
Manchester United will aim to follow up the signing of Alexis Sanchez by agreeing a deal for Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri, claims The Sun .
Alexis completed his move to United from Arsenal on Monday, and now Jose Mourinho wants an agreement in place to sign Seri, either this month or in the summer.
Seri is also an option for Manchester City, although the Ivory Coast international is viewed as a back-up to prime target Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred .
Barcelona, Chelsea and Liverpool have all previously shown an interest in Seri, but Mourinho hopes United can beat their rivals to the signing of the 26-year-old.