Gossip column: Hart, Bravo, Cillessen, Gimenez, Monk, Kone

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Manchester City are refusing to let England goalkeeper Joe Hart leave on loan and want more than £30m for the 29-year-old. (Sun)external-link

Joe Hart began to fear for his future at Manchester City in May. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Joe Hart will join Everton on loan because Manchester City have moved a step closer to signing Chile keeper Claudio Bravo, 33, from Barcelona in a £17.4m deal. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Barcelona will sign Ajax and Netherlands goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, 27, as a replacement for Claudio Bravo. (Telegraaf - in Dutch)external-link

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola may sign a centre-back after the arrival of Claudio Bravo. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri believes midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 26, is close to signing a new contract with the club. (Daily Star)external-link

Arsenal have started talks with Atletico Madrid over the signing of 21-year-old Uruguay centre-back Jose Gimenez. (Daily Mail)external-link

However, Arsenal will have to pay Jose Gimenez's release clause of 65m euros (£56m). (Marca)external-link

Crystal Palace initially offered £15m for Liverpool striker Christian Benteke before finally getting the 25-year-old striker for £27m plus add-ons. (Daily Express)external-link

Stoke midfielder Joe Allen, 26, says he found out he was leaving Liverpool after a text from a friend and that the Reds could have handled his exit better. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Manchester United will not be signing any other players this summer after spending £156m on France midfielder Paul Pogba, 23, Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 22, and Armenia winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 27. (Daily Mail)external-link

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Sunderland boss David Moyes has offered Ivory Coast defender Lamine Kone a new £50,000-a-week contract. Everton want to sign the 27-year-old. (Sun)external-link

Swansea are looking to Italy's Serie A as they try to replace 31-year-old Wales defender Ashley Williams, who has joined Everton. (Wales Online)external-link

West Brom will only give up on signing Ghana full-back Jeffrey Schlupp if the 23-year-old signs a new deal at Leicester. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has told Oumar Niasse he needs to leave the club for the sake of his career. Hull are said to be interested in the 26-year-old Senegal striker. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck, 25, is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a knee injury and could play again in 2016. (Daily Express)external-link

Colombia striker Carlos Bacca says he will stay at AC Milan this season. The 29-year-old has been linked with West Ham. (AC Milan website)external-link

Tottenham have moved again for Espanyol's Spanish goalkeeper Pau Lopez. The London club have already failed with a £3m bid for the 21-year-old and will now try to sign him on a season-long loan. (Evening Standard)external-link

Portugal goalkeeper Eduardo, 33, will join Chelsea next week, according to Dinamo Zagreb manager Zlatko Kranjcar. (ESPN)external-link

Stoke have agreed a £200,000 deal for Dundee United's 6ft 7in central defender Harry Souttar, 17. (Dundee Courier)external-link

Leeds United chairman Massimo Cellino is losing patience with manager Garry Monk after just four games of the season. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Aston Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo is weighing up a £3m move for Tottenham Hotspur defender DeAndre Yedlin, 23. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Best of social media

Aston Villa owner Dr Tony Xia welcomed new signing Mile Jedinak on his Twitterexternal-link account...

Dr Tony Xia

Free agent Tomas Rosicky has been hanging out with former Arsenal team-mate and Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas. Fabregas posted a picture of Rosicky on Snapchat. (Metro)external-link

They may be Premier League rivals but that didn't stop Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil and Germany team-mate Ilkay Gundogan, now at Manchester City, going for dinner. (Instagram)external-link

And finally

From 'identification' to 'conclusion', agent Neil McGuinness has written a seven-step guide to how a player moves in the transfer window. (Bleacher Report)external-link

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