Transfer rumours: Bowen, Kurzawa, Moses, Fernandes, Bailly, Eriksen

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Newcastle United are set to make a bid for Hull City's English forward Jarrod Bowen, 23, after manager Steve Bruce was assured by owner Mike Ashley that he will back him in the transfer market at a meeting this week. (Telegraph)external-link

Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with Sporting Lisbon to sign Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 25, in a deal which could be worth up to £60m, but the move is not imminent. (Sky Sports)external-link

Meanwhile, United are also attempting to recruit a central midfielder on loan until the end of the season. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

That midfielder could be Birmingham City's England youth international Jude Bellingham, after Manchester United made a £25m offer for the 16-year-old. (Daily Record)external-link

Inter Milan are on the verge of signing Chelsea winger Victor Moses, 29, after manager Antonio Conte made a specific request for the club to sign the Nigeria international, who is currently on loan at Fenerbahce. (Mail)external-link

Paris St-Germain left-back Layvin Kurzawa, 27, has dropped a hint that he is edging closer to sealing a move to Arsenal this month after announcing he has joined a UK-based agency. (Evening Standard)external-link

Arsenal have agreed a five-year deal with Kurzawa, with the defender expected to leave PSG in the summer. (Express)external-link

Meanwhile, Arsenal sporting director Edu is lining up talks with Athletico Paranaense over their 22-year-old Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes. (Goal via Mirror)external-link

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, is closing in on a move to Inter Milan after successful talks with his current club Tottenham. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United have triggered the two-year extension in 25-year-old Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly's contract to tie him to the club until 2022. (ESPN)external-link

LA Galaxy have signed Mexico forward Javier Hernandez, 31, from Sevilla on a contract that will make him the highest-paid player in Major League Soccer. (Sports Illustrated)external-link

Germany midfielder Emre Can, 26, is likely to move to AC Milan from Juventus. (Sportmediaset - in Italian)external-link

Injured England striker Harry Kane, 26, could return to light training in nine weeks' time and is still expected to be available for Tottenham by the middle of April. (Telegraph)external-link

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has warned Aston Villa that a loan move for the Foxes' 31-year-old Algeria forward Islam Slimani is likely to be "too complicated". (Independent)external-link

Hearts have stepped up their efforts to bring Kosovo forward Donis Avdijaj, 23 to Tynecastle from Trabzonspor. (Daily Record)external-link

Cardiff City fans are disappointed after learning some of the most important items in the club's history are to be sold off by a private owner at auction next week. They have urged the club to buy the collection - including 1927 FA Cup final memorabilia, players' contracts and historic board meeting minutes - back themselves. (Wales Online)external-link

Defender Simon Francis, 34, has said Bournemouth will take the challenge of avoiding Premier League relegation "head on". (Daily Echo)external-link

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