Football transfer gossip: Sanchez, Can, Carvalho, Coutinho, Nasri

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Arsenal have offered Chile international Alexis Sanchez a new contract worth £300,000 per week, to make him the Premier League's highest paid player. (Daily Mail)external-link

But manager Arsene Wenger has admitted Arsenal are "not super optimistic" that they can convince the 28-year-old forward to extend his contract. (SFR Sport - in French)external-link

Juventus are prepared to offer £23m to try to persuade Liverpool to sell German midfielder Emre Can. (Gazzetta dello Sport via Daily Mirror)external-link

West Ham have bid a club record 30 million euros (£27.1m) for Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder William Carvalho, 25. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Barcelona cannot afford to buy Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho if they sign France forward Ousame Dembele from Borussia Dortmund, according to Spanish football journalist Graham Hunter. (BBC Radio 5 live)

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is battling a pay crisis in the wake of England left-back Danny Rose's criticism of the club's ambition. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Rose got a "heroes' welcome" from the Spurs dressing room, with team-mates threatening to speak out. (Sun)external-link

Tottenham stars are lining up to leave because of the club's rigid pay structure. (Daily Mail)external-link

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has prioritised signing a first-choice left back with Tottenham's Rose, 27, one of the players under consideration. (Daily Record)external-link

Everton boss Ronald Koeman has told Spurs they will not be able to sign midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, on the cheap. (Daily Star)external-link

Arsenal believe they have made a breakthrough in the negotiations to keep Mesut Ozil at Emirates Stadium, with the 28-year-old Germany midfielder giving the impression that he is preparing to accept the £225,000-a-week deal on offer. (Sun)external-link

PSG could be willing to offer 28-year-old Argentina midfielder Javier Pastore to Atletico Madrid as part of a deal for Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak, 24. (AS)external-link

Real Madrid have held secret talks with Juventus over Barcelona target and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 23. (Don Balon - in Spanish)external-link

Arsene Wenger says Chelsea boss Antonio Conte should call back some of his loan players if he is worried about the size of his squad. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Samir Nasri's hopes of leaving Manchester City could be scuppered by the club's £10m-plus valuation of the 30-year-old French midfielder, in addition to the player earning £9.6m in wages. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare says he is not losing sleep over the threat of losing players before transfer deadline day. (Daily Star)external-link

Newcastle and West Ham are locked in a battle to sign Brentford's Spanish midfielder Jota, 26. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez fears he will miss out on Arsenal striker Lucas Perez, who would prefer a move to Deportivo La Coruna. (Daily Express)external-link

Stoke City are trying to complete the £7m signing of Porto's Dutch defender Bruno Martins Indi, 25, in time for him to be eligible to play against Everton on Saturday. (Sky Sports)external-link

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Vinicius Jnr, 16, who is set to join Real Madrid in 2019 for £38.7m, scored his first professional goal after just 30 seconds for Brazilian side Flamengo. (Marca)external-link

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has posted a video of his gruelling workout as he returns from injury. (Instagram)external-link

Petr Cech has proved he is not just an able goalkeeper on the football pitch, but also on the ice. (isportTV)external-link

Marouane Fellaini's facial expression when he was hit by a ball in the Super Cup on Tuesday has been immortalised in a mural in Australia. (ESPN)external-link

Best of Thursday's transfer news

Liverpool are stepping up their interest in Gremio's Brazilian forward Luan, dubbed 'the new Ronaldinho', by sending a scout to watch the 24-year-old. (Daily Mirror)external-link

The Reds took just 35 minutes to reject Barcelona's increased £90.3m offer for 25-year-old midfielder Philippe Coutinho. (Daily Express)external-link

RB Leipzig chief Ralf Rangnick has admitted the German club will likely sell 22-year-old midfielder and Liverpool target Naby Keita, but not until next season. (Daily Mirror)external-link

AC Milan are hoping to continue their summer recruitment spree with a sensational move for 35-year-old former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. (Corriere dello Sport)external-link

Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk is adamant that 24-year-old defender Ben Gibson, who has been the subject of interest from Southampton and West Brom, is not for sale. (Daily Mail)external-link

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