Transfer rumours: Telles, Bale, Mendy, Dembele, Traore, Brewster

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Manchester United have agreed terms with Porto full-back Alex Telles and the 27-year-old Brazil defender could now sign a five-year deal. (RMC Sport - via Mirror)external-link

United will need to move quickly to secure the deal as Paris St-Germain have stepped up their interest in Telles. (O Jogo - in Portuguese)external-link

Sections of the Real Madrid dressing room are said to be relieved that Wales forward Gareth Bale is making a loan move to Tottenham Hotspur. (AS - in Spanish)external-link

Rennes want Chelsea to include two players in any deal for Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, 28. England defender Fikayo Tomori, 22, is one of those the French club want. (Football Insider)external-link

Liverpool have asked about a possible loan deal for France and Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele, 23. (Sport)external-link

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder says the club have held talks with Liverpool over a loan move for English striker Rhian Brewster, 20. (Yorkshire Live)external-link

But Crystal Palace also want to sign Brewster from the champions on a permanent deal. (90Min)external-link

Manchester City are considering a deal for Sevilla's French centre-back Jules Kounde, 21. The move could see Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi, 32, move in the opposite direction. (Telegraph)external-link

Crystal Palace's potential sale of 24-year-old Norway striker Alexander Sorloth to RB Leipzig will fund a move for Brentford's Algeria international forward Said Benrahma, 25. (Guardian)external-link

Any move away from Southampton for England striker Danny Ings, 28, is "100% not discussable" according to manager Ralph Hasenhuttl. (Daily Echo)external-link

Leeds are still keen on signing Argentina midfielder Rodrigo de Paul, 26, from Udinese. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

Juventus are interested in re-signing Moise Kean, 20, from Everton with the Italy forward struggling to settle at Goodison Park since arriving in summer 2019. (Goal)external-link

United States defender DeAndre Yedlin, 27, looks set to leave Newcastle for Besiktas. (NBC)external-link

Arsenal, Leeds and Wolves are all keen on 18-year-old Reading midfielder Michael Olise. (Football League World)external-link

Gossip: Could Odsonne Edouard join Jack Grealish at Aston Villa?

Newcastle are close to signing Peru playmaker Rodrigo Vilca, 21, from Deportivo Municipal. (Mail)external-link

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has described the club's way of working in the transfer market as "last minute" and "tricky". (Mail)external-link

Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says it's "a dream" of his to coach Real Madrid. (Cadena Cope Radio - via ESPN)external-link

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers says winger Demarai Gray has a decision to make over his future and that the 24-year-old will ultimately decide when he leaves the club. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson's decision to offer a contract to former England full-back Nathaniel Clyne, 29 - who is back training with his boyhood club - will depend on 19-year-old Nathan Ferguson's recovery from injury. (Football London)external-link

Lyon could offer 26-year-old Netherlands forward Memphis Depay to AC Milan in a swap deal that would see the French club sign 23-year-old Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta. (Di Marzio - in Italian)external-link

The Guardian and most other papers lead on Gareth Bale's return to Tottenham
The Guardian and most other papers lead on Gareth Bale's return to Tottenham
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