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Football Rumours on Sunday 27th August 2017

last updated Sunday 27th August 2017, 9:03 AM

  • Arsenal have lined up a stunning £75m move for Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Arsenal will sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Chelsea this week.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Tottenham could make a move for Liverpool striker Divock Origi, 22, if Vincent Janssen leaves Spurs.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Liverpool have set a Monday deadline for Barcelona to agree a fee for 25-year-old midfielder Philippe Coutinho.
    (Onda Cero)

  • The Reds are pushing to sign Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24, before the end of the transfer window; the winger has also been linked with Chelsea.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, reportedly wants Arsenal to make him the Premier League's highest earner if he is to sign a new deal.
    (Daily Star)

  • Meanwhile, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has not given up hope of signing Monaco winger Thomas Lemar, 22, and Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, 26, although it might be next season before they finally complete a move.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Paris St-Germain are continuing negotiations to sign teenage forward Kylian Mbappe for £166m before the transfer window closes on Thursday, but his club, Monaco, would prefer to sell the 18-year-old to Real Madrid.
    (Sunday Telegraph)

  • In the event Mbappe does leave Monaco, the French club are viewing Leicester City's Algerian striker Islam Slimani as a replacement, with Newcastle and Watford also weighing up a move for the 29-year-old.
    (Leicester Mercury)

  • Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches, 20, asked to be left out of the club's squad to face Werder Bremen in order to resolve his future, with both Chelsea and Liverpool linked with a move for the Portuguese.

  • Everton are making a bid to hijack Chelsea's £40m move for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy, with boss Ronald Koeman keen to make the England striker his final summer signing.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Juventus want to sign Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes, 24, if they can agree a fee for the Portuguese with the Catalan club.

  • Valencia owner Peter Lim has landed in Manchester to begin talks over signing 21-year-old midfielder Andreas Pereira from Manchester United.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Ex-England goalkeeper Rob Green, 37, is having a medical at Huddersfield before joining them from Leeds.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Rafa Benitez has been told to "button it" by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley after a series of comments about his lack of spending power in the transfer market.
    (The People)


  • Wales boss Chris Coleman says 28-year-old Gareth Bale is best served staying at Real Madrid, amid reported interest from Manchester United.
    (ESPN FC)


  • It has emerged that Real Madrid's official Twitter account was hacked after a post welcoming Barcelona's Lionel Messi, 30, to the club appeared on their feed.

  • Manchester United fielded the first ever £400m Premier League line-up in Saturday's 2-0 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford.

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