As if Paris St-Germain were not already dominating the headlines during this transfer window, they could be closing in on another sensational transfer swoop, according to Sky Italia.
The Ligue 1 side, who signed Neymar for a world-record fee earlier this transfer window, are ready to go big again and bring Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe to the club for £128 million. They are also eyeing up £73 million-rated Fabinho in a double deal that would break the £200 million barrier.
Sky Sports News is, however, reporting that the Mbappe transfer would be an initial loan move until next summer.
The Daily Mail is reporting that Arsenal are set for crunch talks with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain over a new deal. A £125,000-per-week contract has been offered to the England international and Chelsea are interested observers
Chelsea have other issues to contend with, though, notably the potential sale of Diego Costa and, according to The Sun, his likely buyers Atletico Madrid have told the striker to smooth over his relationship with his current employers.
And speaking of Chelsea, Lille are ready to offer £36 million for Chelsea’s 23-year-old Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, reveals The Mirror.
Liverpool have fended off Barcelona’s interested in their Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho for this transfer window, with The Mirror reporting that the Spanish side have accepted defeat in their chase.
Manchester United are keen on Fulham teenager Ryan Sessegnon, suggests Sky Sports. The 17-year-old left-back has also been a target for Tottenham but it is thought it would take a bid of over £25 million to lure him away from Craven Cottage.
Newcastle United have shelved plans to sign 27-year-old Montenegro striker Stevan Jovetic from Inter Milan but, says talkSPORT, they remain confident over a deal for Sampdoria and Belgium midfielder Dennis Praet.
Hull City are in advanced talks with Arsenal over a deal to sign Spanish midfielder Jon Toral.
The Newcastle Chronicle claims West Ham have ruled out England striker Andy Carroll leaving on loan but are open to the idea of a permanent transfer, with the player linked with a return to St James’.
And finally, The Burnley Express says Sean Dyche has made an £8 million offer to French Ligue 2 side Lorient for Ghania forward Abdul Majeed Waris.