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Manchester City will try to tempt Arsenal to sell forward Alexis Sanchez with a bid of £60m before the transfer window closes. (Telegraph)external-link

Chelsea are growing increasingly confident they will agree a £35m deal to sign midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23, from Arsenal. (Evening Standard)external-link

Blues boss Antonio Conte is at odds with the Stamford Bridge club's hierarchy over a number of transfer targets as the Italian wants to sign experienced players with little resale value. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Chelsea have given striker Diego Costa a set of demands he must meet before they will consider selling the 28-year-old. (Guardian)external-link

Costa first asked to leave Chelsea during a pre-season tour in Los Angeles last summer so the club are bemused at the Spain international being upset at Conte's text message in June telling him he was not part of his plans. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Barcelona have agreed a £90m fee with Borussia Dortmund to sign 20-year-old forward Ousmane Dembele. (Sport via Daily Express)external-link

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says he will try to convince team-mate Philippe Coutinho to stay at Anfield, with the 25-year-old Brazilian midfielder seeking a move to Barcelona. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Attacking midfielder Marco Asensio, 21, has demanded emergency talks with Real Madrid following interest from Arsenal. (Sun)external-link

Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, 26, is more likely to join Chelsea or Manchester City than Liverpool, but the Saints will demand a fee of more than £70m. (Yahoo)external-link

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley's move to either Chelsea or Tottenham is in doubt after the 23-year-old suffered an injury in training. (Sun)external-link

Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez's agent is trying to persuade Roma to increase their offer for the 26-year-old to £40m including add-ons. (Sky Sports)external-link

Colombia defender Davinson Sanchez, 21, has told Ajax he wants to move to Tottenham before the close of the transfer window. (Independent)external-link

Spurs officials travelled to Amsterdam on Monday to continue negotiations with Ajax, who are holding out for a fee of close to £36m. (Guardian)external-link

Chelsea are also interested in the defender, but Ajax have insisted Sanchez is not for sale. (Daily Star)external-link

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has targeted five more signings before the transfer window closes in just over a fortnight. (Telegraph)external-link

The Magpies are expected to sign 21-year-old Chelsea winger Kenedy on loan, but Blues boss Conte has slowed the deal down because of concerns over his squad size. (Goal)external-link

Juventus are interested in signing midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25, from Arsenal. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Daily Mirror)external-link

Stoke are set to announce the signing of 24-year-old Paris St-Germain attacker Jese Rodriguez. (Telegraph)external-link

The Potters' Spanish striker Joselu, 27, is set to complete a £5m move to Newcastle. (Daily Star)external-link

Udinese goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis, 32, will sign for Watford, Newcastle or Crystal Palace, according to his agent. (CalcioNapoli24, via Hertfordshire Mercury)external-link

Crystal Palace are looking to sign Roma's 26-year-old Polish goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski. (Daily Mail)external-link

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he would like to coach Newell's Old Boys, the club where he started his playing career, and the Argentina national team in the future. (TyC Sports, via ESPN)external-link

Leicester City winger Tom Lawrence, 23, is on the verge of joining Derby County in a deal worth £7m. (Daily Mail)external-link


Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt will fulfil his lifelong dream of playing for Manchester United... in a charity football match against Barcelona. (Sun)external-link

Former Tottenham captain Michael Dawson insists defender Danny Rose's recent controversial interview will not upset Spurs' "frightening" form this season. (Talksport)external-link

Current skipper and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris says "if people from outside want to make trouble" regarding Rose's comments, it will not affect Tottenham. (Yahoo)external-link

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp would like to see the transfer window shut before the Premier League season starts in future. (Daily Mail)external-link

Forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, will return to Manchester United's Carrington training complex within the next 24 hours to continue his rehab following knee surgery. (Sun)external-link

Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke has warned his team-mates they need to get used to new manager Frank de Boer's playing methods. (Daily Star)external-link

Best of Monday's transfer news

Chelsea are considering a late move for long-time Manchester United target Inter Milan midfielder Ivan Perisic, 28. (Mirror)external-link

Cesar Azpilicueta thinks Chelsea need to make several signings before the transfer window closes. (Evening Standard)external-link

The Blues are ready to make a £50m bid for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk this week in an attempt to fend off interest from Liverpool. (Daily Star)external-link

Manchester United will meet the £36.5m release clause of Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto, 25, if he pushes for a move away from the Spanish club. (Don Balon via Daily Express)external-link

Newcastle have stepped up their attempts to sign Arsenal's 25-year-old midfielder Jack Wilshere, who is resigned to leaving after being left out of the squad for the season-opening win over Leicester. (Sun)external-link