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  1. Man City want to sign Sanchez
  2. Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain set to join Chelsea for £40m
  3. West Brom agree £5m fee with Arsenal for Gibb
  4. Liverpool confirm Keita deal for 2018
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By Shamoon Hafez

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Ins and outs at Newcastle?

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Newcastle United are still hoping to make another two signings before the close of the transfer window but have to sell players first.

The Telegraph reports that despite spending £40m on new acquisitions this summer, there is still some money available.

Everton's Zohore move rebuffed

Phil McNulty

BBC Sport chief football writer

Everton's inquiry for striker Kenneth Zohore has been rejected by Championship side Cardiff.

It means pressure is mounting on the Toffees to bring in the high-class striker they knew they would need.

Zohore, 23, would have represented an addition to the squad, but the Bluebirds say they are determined to hold onto the player.

Everton have done very good business - but this is the key move of the summer.

Baggies want Pantilimon

West Bromwich Albion

Costel Pantilimon.
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West Brom have been linked with a move for Watford goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon.

The 30-year-old Romanian international would provide cover for Baggies number one Ben Foster, report the Birmingham Mail.

Krychowiak to Leicester?

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Leicester City are considering a move for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak with Danny Drinkwater’s future at the club in doubt.

Premier League champions Chelsea are reported to have had two bids rejected for Drinkwater, with the largest said to be around £32m.

Meanwhile, Leicester have enquired about Poland international Krychowiak, 28, report the Leicester Mercury.

Cracking player.

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David Porter‏: Arsenal will be lucky to have team left come Friday!

Mclovin: Just realised, if Man City sign Sanchez, he could play Liverpool twice in consecutive premier league games, if fit.

Mbappe passes medical

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Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe has passed a medical ahead of a loan move to Ligue 1 rivals Paris St-Germain.

The 18-year-old underwent test at Clairefontaine, where he is currently training with the France national team, report broadcaster TF1.

PSG will sign Mbappe for £166m next summer having already completed a world-record £200m deal for Neymar in this transfer window.

Transfer merry go round

David Ornstein

BBC Sport

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Bear with me on this one...

Arsenal have joined Manchester City and Leicester City in the race to sign West Brom centre-back Jonny Evans.

Evans will only be allowed to leave The Hawthorns once the Baggies have a replacement.

Their preferred target is Manchester City's Eliaquim Mangala and with Manchester City the preferred destination for Evans, that deal would appear straightforward.

However, Mangala would prefer to join Inter Milan.

To further complicate matters, Inter's prime target is thought to be Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi.

But the Gunners will only sanction the departure of Mustafi if they have a replacement, ideally Evans.

But, as mentioned, West Brom will not let Evans go unless they have a replacement - ideally Mangala - and Manchester City will not let Mangala join West Brom unless they get Evans.

Get all that?

BreakingCity want Sanchez

Manchester City

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BBC Sport's David Ornstein and Simon Stone: "Manchester City want to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez before Thursday's transfer deadline.

"The Chile international hit 24 Premier League goals for Arsene Wenger's side last season but is out of contract next summer and is yet to agree a new contract at the Emirates stadium.

"Manager Pep Guardiola is understood to want to bring in Sanchez, 28, as a straight purchase."

Alexis Sanchez transfer news coming your way...

Who's in your team of the week?

Premier League

Liverpool dominate and, unsurprisingly, no Arsenal players make the cut.

But here is who made BBC Sport readers' team of the week...

Team of the week

Agree or disagree?

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Balde bid accepted

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Monaco have had a £28m bid for forward Keita Balde accepted by Lazio.

The 22-year-old Senegal international is expected in Monte Carlo today for a medical, report Sky Italia.

What does that mean for the future of Liverpool-linked Thomas Lemar?

BreakingWest Brom close to bagging Gibbs

David Ornstein

BBC Sport

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West Brom are close to completing the signing of left-back Kieran Gibbs from Arsenal.

The clubs have agreed a fee in the region of £5m for the 27-year-old, who had also been in talks with Watford and Galatasaray.

He still needs to undergo a medical and sign his contract.

Answer to 'how much will Chelsea bid for Mahrez?'

According to Tribal Football, Premier League champions Chelsea are ready to make a £46.5m bid for Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez.

The quickest out of the traps was Jack Rozycki. Well done.

Your prize is on its way...

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Mahrez answer coming up...

Reds up Lemar offer


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Liverpool are to increase their offer for Monaco's Thomas Lemar to around £75m, as they look to seal a club-record deal.

The Reds’ bid of around £65m was turned down by the Ligue One champions who are reluctant to sell the France international, report the Liverpool Echo.

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How much are Chelsea reportedly bidding for Riyad Mahrez?

Ewan Macdonald: £35m.

Darren Addy: £60m for Mahrez.

Jed Michael: £55m for Mahrez. He must be worth at least Townsend x2.

Nope. Stay tuned for the correct answer.

Ox to decide on move


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Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is close to joining Premier League champions Chelsea for £40m.

The England player, 24, will be out of contract next summer and has refused to sign a new deal at Emirates Stadium.

Oxlade-Chamberlain is yet to decide if he wants to join Chelsea or Liverpool, but as things stand the only firm offer Arsenal have received is from Chelsea.

No go for Gibbs


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Watford have pulled out of a deal to sign Arsenal full- back Kieran Gibbs after failing to agree personal terms with the player.

Gibbs, 27, is in the final year of his contract at the Emirates and has been told he can leave the club, report Sky Sports.

Classic howlers

After two goalkeeping errors at the weekend - look away Ross County's Scott Fox and Celtic's Craig Gordon - we take a look at some memorable mistakes that those playing in between the sticks have made in Scottish football.

Watch below

WATCH: Classic goalkeeping howlers in Scottish football

Leeds ruled out of Rudy deal

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Leeds have cooled their interest in Middlesbrough striker Rudy Gestede, according to Sky Sports.

The West Yorkshire side made an approach to Boro for the Benin international last week, but are now pursuing other targets as they attempt to find a replacement for Chris Wood, who joined Burnley for £15m.

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Here's the next transfer bingo teaser...

Chelsea have been linked with a surprise move for wantaway Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez.

But how much are the Premier League champions willing to pay for the Algerian?

Hit me up on Twitter with your numbers using #bbcsportsday

Read for another round of transfer bingo?

Last minute deal?

Sam Bryant

BBC Sport

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It looks as though Fulham’s Sone Aluko is on his way to Reading for £7.5m. He was an impressive player in the Whites’ campaign last year, but the club will feel it is good business if they can replace him in the coming days.

Sheyi Ojo has already come in for the season on loan from Liverpool and was impressive in the 2-0 win at Portman Road on Saturday, with Jota also being linked with a switch from neighbours Brentford.

Having scored a last minute goal to beat Fulham in 2014, it would be ironic if this were to be one of those classic late deadline day deals.

A 22:59 BST announcement, anyone?

Aluko off to Reading

Ian Dennis

BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporter

Reading have agreed a deal for winger Sone Aluko from Fulham. The deal is worth £7.5m.

The 28-year-old Nigeria international played 36 games for the Cottagers last season, scoring six goals, having joined on a free from Hull.

He's had a shocker


Check out Ousmane Dembele's keepy-uppy efforts at his Barcelona unveiling.

Ousmane Dembele: Barcalona's £135.5m man Dembele's kick-up nightmare

Sterling bemused

Manchester City

Raheem Sterling

After reports emerged that Manchester City are will to pay cash and offer Raheem Sterling to Arsenal for Alexis Sanchez...

The Guardian say England international Sterling is bemused at the decision after scoring twice in City’s first three Premier League matches this season.

But the forward is open to the idea of moving back to London.

Deal on?

Sanches to...Swansea?

Swansea City

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This would be an incredible coup...

Swansea have made an ambitious move to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches.

The 20-year-old Portugal international has been told he can leave the German giants on loan, report Wales Online.

Chelsea, AC Milan, Monaco and Liverpool have all been linked with a move for the Euro 2016 winner this summer.

Chelsea in talks to sell Costa


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Chelsea are in talks to sell striker Diego Costa back to Atletico Madrid for £41m, report the Evening Standard.

At the end of last season, the 28-year-old Spain international was told by boss Antonio Conte by text message that he was surplus to requirements.

He has failed to return to the club this season.

Team-mates' Tweets


Defenders Gary Cahill and David Luiz try to identify their Chelsea team-mates by reading the things they tweet about.

Watch below.

Team-mates' Tweets: Gary Cahill & David Luiz

Palace seek Sakho signing

Phil McNulty

BBC Sport chief football writer

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Crystal Palace retain a strong interest in bringing Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho back to Selhurst Park before Thursday's transfer deadline after his successful loan spell last season.

The 27-year-old France defender is an outcast at Anfield after falling from favour with manager Jurgen Klopp before the start of last season - although Liverpool will demand £30m for Sakho.

Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion are also interested in Sakho but it is believed a return to London would be his favoured option if a deal can be agreed.

Sakho established himself as a big favourite at Selhurst Park during his loan spell last season under Sam Allardyce, helping Palace escape from relegation.

Palace have started the season with three Premier League defeats under new manager Frank de Boer and are now considering whether to bring Sakho back in an attempt to end their early struggles.

Answer to 'how much for Townsend?'

The Leicester Mercury reports that Craig Shakespeare's side have offered a staggering - even in today's market - £27m for Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend.


Plenty of you got the correct answer, but well done to Mcurr01 who was the first to get in touch.

Feel free to collect your prize 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾

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Have you won the transfer bingo?

Answer coming up in the next two minutes.

BBC Radio 5 live

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been speaking to John Murray at St George's Park ahead of England's international against Malta on Friday.

Stay tuned on BBC Radio 5 live to hear what he had to say.

Dele Alli

Who needs what?

Premier League


A new left-back? a goal poacher?

The final Premier League games before the transfer window closes have been played, so clubs and managers can give their full attention to concluding the business to take them forward to January.

So what are the big issues to be resolved, and what will be your Premier League club's priority before the window shuts at 23:00 BST on Thursday?

BBC staff up and down the country have given their views on the 20 top-flight clubs.

Read the full piece here

Mustafi close to Inter move


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Arsenal centre-back Shkodran Mustafi is close to joining Inter Milan on a season-long loan move.

The Serie A side will pay the German's £90,000-a-week wages in full, report The Sun.

The World Cup winner joined the Gunners from Valencia last summer for £35m, but was left on the bench in Sunday's 4-0 mauling against Liverpool.

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How much have Leicester offered for Andros Townsend?

Jay: £8m?

Alan Willis‏: A Netflix subscription and and two lottery tickets.

Gary‏: Townsend to Leicester for £7.50 and a packet of salt & vinegar crisps.

Not quite.

City make cash-plus-offer for Alexis

Daily Mirror

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An interesting story in the Mirror...

Manchester City have made a player-plus-cash offer for Alexis Sanchez.

Pep Guardiola's side have offered to put winger Raheem Sterling into the deal to try and sign Sanchez before Thursday’s transfer deadline.

Arsenal insist that Chilean Sanchez is not for sale even though he only has one year left on his contract.

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How much have Leicester offered for Andros Townsend?

Geoff Anderson: £24m

Lewis Hobbs: I reckon foxes will offer around £25-26m.

Jam: £28m for Townsend.

All incorrect.

Pickford to miss qualifiers


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Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been ruled out of England's World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia because of a muscle injury.

The uncapped 23-year-old picked up the injury during Saturday's defeat by Chelsea in the Premier League.