Transfer News:Dembele to Barcelona,Oxlade-Chamberlain to Chelsea and Van Dijk to Arsenal

Transfer News:Dembele to Barcelona,Oxlade-Chamberlain to Chelsea and Van Dijk to Arsenal

Barcelona have agreed to sign Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund for £110million, according to reports in France.

L’Equipe claim the Catalan giants have finally landed their man following a summer-long chase.

The 20-year-old was one of the targets, along with Philippe Coutinho, Barca had identified as a potential replacement for Neymar following his world record move to Paris Saint-Germain.

But after giving up their pursuit of the Liverpool star, Barca have moved quickly to wrap up a deal for Dembele-talk sport

Manchester City are set to launch a third bid of more than £25m to sign West Brom defender Jonny Evans. 

Manchester City will launch a third bid, of more than £25 million, to sign Jonny Evans from West Bromwich Albion.

City’s latest offer, worth £18 million, was rejected last week but Pep Guardiola, the head coach, is determined to sign the former Manchester United centre back-The Times

Swansea have cooled their interest in 28-year-old midfielder Nacer Chadli after being quoted in excess of £25m by West Bromwich Albion-Daily Mail

Manchester City have given up hope of signing Monaco’s 18-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappe for £150m.

City are one of three clubs – Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid are the others – fighting to sign the France forward this summer.

Manchester City director of football Txiki Begiristain admitted: “We are out of the race – it is impossible to do it with the time remaining.“It will not happen, it is impossible.”-The Sun

Arsenal could be ready to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The England international looks set to turn down the Gunners’ final contract offer, with Chelsea and Liverpool on red alert-Daily Mirror

Arsenal close in on Virgil van Dijk as Shkodran Mustafi linked with Inter Milan

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, reports The Sun.

The Dutchman has attracted interest from several clubs this summer – most notably Liverpool and Chelsea – especially after handing in a transfer request.

The Sun says Saints remain resolute that Van Dijk will not be sold, despite signing defender Wesley Hoedt from Lazio-Daily Telegraph

Chelsea are said to be confident of signing the 24-year-old for £35m before the transfer deadline next Thursday-Daily Telegraph

Jack Wilshere could also be set to leave the Emirates Stadium, with Arsene Wengerprepared to sell him-The Guardian

Italian media are reporting that Chelsea target Antonio Candreva is keen on staying at Inter Milan. (Tutto Mercato)

The Blues are also trying to push through the £15m signing of Swansea striker Fernando Llorente, who played under Antonio Conte at Juventus-Daily Telegraph

RB Leipzig’s 20-year-old Scottish winger Oliver Burke is set for a medical at West Brom-Sky Sports

Leicester City youngster Demarai Gray has told his club to promise him more game time this season, or sell him before the transfer window shuts-Daily Mirror

Crystal Palace are interested in signing 33-year-old goalkeeper Michel Vormfrom Tottenham-Evening Standard

Meanwhile, Huddersfield Town are interested in signing former West Ham and England goalkeeper Robert Green – currently at Leeds United-Daily Mail

Birmingham boss Harry Redknapp is still hoping to sign Middlesbrough winger Stewart Downing-Birmingham Mail

Barcelona have told Turkey midfielder Arda Turan he can leave on a free transfer, with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United linked with the 30-year-old-Sport

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