Transfer rumours: Bergwijn, Ben Yedder, Piatek, Rodriguez

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Tottenham are closing in on PSV Eindhoven's Dutch international forward Steven Bergwijn, 22. (Mirror)external-link

Barcelona have offered £67m to sign Monaco striker Wissam Ben Yedder. The France international, 29, would fill the gap caused by Luis Suarez's injury. (Foot Mercato)external-link

Tottenham have reopened talks with AC Milan over Poland forward Krzysztof Piatek, 24. (Sky Italia, via Mail)external-link

However, Chelsea have reportedly been offered Piatek. (Star)external-link

The possible Saudi Arabia takeover of Newcastle United would see the new owners try to bring former Magpies manager Rafael Benitez, who is boss of Chinese club Dalian Yifang, back to the club. (Sun) external-link

Manchester United have increased their bid for the Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes to an initial £46.4m but the Portuguese club are expecting a better offer from another club for the Portugal international. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Arsenal are set to battle with Everton to sign Real Madrid's Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez, 28. (AS, via Mail)external-link

Tottenham will be entitled to £10m in compensation if former manager Mauricio Pochettino takes over another team before the end of the season. (Mirror)external-link

Sheffield United have had a bid for Norway midfielder Sander Berge rejected by Genk, with West Ham also interested in the 21-year-old. (Mail)external-link

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi, 27, was linked with leaving the London side in the summer but Gunners boss Mikel Arteta believes he can turn around the German international's career at the club. (Telegraph)external-link

Bournemouth are contemplating a late bid for Levski Sofia's Iceland defender Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson, 29. (90 Min)external-link

Charlton could be set to sign Paul Pogba's brother Florentin, the 29-year-old Guinea international who has been training with the club's under-23s following his release from MLS side Atlanta. (Sun)external-link

Charlton are also keen to bring in Tottenham's Republic of Ireland international striker Troy Parrott, 17, on loan. (Mail)external-link

Everton are close to signing Inter Milan's Uruguay midfielder Matias Vecino for £17m. (Gazzetta dello Sport)external-link

Manchester United are refusing to drop their £25m asking price for Chris Smalling despite a plea from Roma, where the 29-year-old English defender is on a season-long loan. (Sun)external-link

AC Milan's former Liverpool midfielder Suso, the 26-year-old Spain international, is expected to join Sevilla. (Calciomercato)external-link

Manchester United remain hopeful of a deal for Juventus and Germany midfielder Emre Can, 26, the former Liverpool player. (Express)external-link

Burnley, Leeds, West Brom, Derby and Stoke are interested in St-Etienne defender Harold Moukoudi. The 22-year-old Cameroon international is available on loan until the end of the season. (L'Equipeexternal-link)

Manchester United will offer Sunderland's highly-rated 16-year-old English defensive midfielder Logan Pye a five-year deal after he was linked with Arsenal. (Sun)external-link

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