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Mesut Ozil says he wants to stay at Arsenal and is hoping to agree a new deal with the Gunners. The Germany midfielder only has a year left on his current contract and is demanding £350,000-a-week to stay. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City are thought to be about £10m adrift of Tottenham Hotspur's £50m valuation of defender Kyle Walker, 27.(Evening Standard)

Chelsea target Alvaro Morata has been included in Real Madrid's squad for their tour of the US. The 24-year-old striker will also be able to show Manchester United what they could be missing as the two sides share training facilities in Los Angeles. (ESPN)

West Brom boss Tony Pulis is planning a double swoop on Manchester United for defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones. Smalling, 27, and Jones, 25, both have two years left on their contracts at Old Trafford. (Daily Mirror)

Everton look likely to miss out on Dutch defender Jairo Riedewald, with Crystal Palace having already agreed a deal with Ajax for the 20-year-old. (De Telegraaf via Daily Post)

Liverpool target Naby Keita has dropped a big hint that he would like to move to Anfield. The RB Leipzig midfielder liked a mocked-up photo posted on social media showing him in a Reds' kit. (Liverpool Echo)

Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper Christian Walton has signed a new contract ahead of a loan move. The 21-year-old, who has agreed a four-year deal with the Seagulls, is tipped to join Wigan. (The Argus)

Swansea City have yet to receive any offers for winger Jefferson Montero, who has been linked with a move to Newcastle United. (Wales Online)

Bookies have cut the odds of Alexis Sanchez joining Manchester City from Arsenal. The 28-year-old forward has been linked with a number of moves away from the Emirates. (Manchester Evening News)

He has still been included in the Gunners' new kit launch photos though...

Alexis Sanchez

07:00 BST Update

Eric Dier wants to leave Tottenham Hotspur to join Manchester United, and the Old Trafford club are expected to make an improved offer of £50m for the 23-year-old midfielder. (Guardian)

Ross Barkley's future at Everton looks increasingly uncertain after the England midfielder was left out of Ronald Koeman's squad for the trip to Tanzania. The club said the 23-year-old is suffering from a groin injury. (Daily Mail)

Lucas Leiva could be on his way to Lazio after he was not offered a new contract at Liverpool. The 30-year-old is still training with the Reds but started just 12 games last season. (Daily Star)

Monaco and France striker Kylian Mbappe, 18, has had a three-hour meeting with Arsene Wenger to discuss a possible move to Arsenal. (Express)

Atletico Madrid are becoming increasingly desperate to sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, having missed out on their three main targets this summer. The La Liga club are also trying to lure 23-year-old Monaco and Brazil midfielder Fabinho, who is a target for Manchester United. (Independent)

Paris St-Germain are considering a move for 26-year-old Manchester City and France defender Eliaquim Mangala. (ESPN)

PSG are also on the verge of signing Brazil full-back Dani Alves on a free transfer despite interest from Manchester City in the 34-year-old former Juventus and Barcelona defender. (Telegraph)

Everton want to replace Romelu Lukaku with 26-year-old Crystal Palace and Belgium striker Christian Benteke, but the Eagles are not willing to sell their record signing. (Mirror)

Former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, is expected to sign a new deal with Manchester United when he returns to fitness in October. (Sun)

West Ham want to sign Manchester City and England goalkeeper Joe Hart, 30, but only on loan. (Telegraph)

Marseille have not given up hope of agreeing a deal to sign Moussa Sissoko from Tottenham. The 27-year-old France midfielder is keen to leave White Hart Lane. (Evening Standard)

West Brom are among 20 clubs competing to sign 22-year-old Chelsea and France defender Kurt Zouma on loan. (Mirror)

Zouma is expected to hold talks with West Brom and Stoke City on Wednesday with a view to a possible loan deal. (Birmingham Mail)

Bayern Munich's Brazil winger Douglas Costa, 26, arrived in Turin on Tuesday night to have a medical with Juventus. (ESPN)

Manchester United have opened talks with 27-year-old Spain midfielder Ander Herrera over a new deal worth £175,000 a week. (Daily Star)

Everton will rival Crystal Palace for £8.6m-rated Ajax and Netherlands defender Jairo Riedewald, 20. (Liverpool Echo)

England under-21 winger Jacob Murphy is open to a move to Newcastle United from Norwich City. The Magpies have already had an £8m offer turned down. (Chronicle)

West Ham will raise their offer for Marko Arnautovic after Stoke rejected the Hammers' first move for the 28-year-old Austria forward. (Evening Standard)

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare wants to bring in Hull City goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic, 32, as a replacement for Ron-Robert Zieler, 28, who has joined Stuttgart. (Hull Daily Mail)

The Foxes have promised Demarai Gray, 21, additional playing time to fend off interest in the England Under-21 winger from Tottenham. (Independent)

Liverpool are considering a loan offer from Championship side Middlesbrough for England Under-20 winger Sheyi Ojo, 20. (Liverpool Echo)

West Ham, Southampton, and Crystal Palace have shown interest in Barcelona's Spanish forward Munir El Haddadi, 21. (Sport Witness, via Mundo Deportivo)

Newcastle United will miss out on Pepe Reina, 34, as the Spain goalkeeper is set to sign a new contract at Napoli. (Chronicle, via Premium Sport)

Hertha Berlin have signed 20-year-old goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann, the son of former Tottenham and Germany striker Jurgen. (Talksport)


Manchester United's Juan Mata is enjoying mixing with the stars during the squad's tour of the US, as this image of him with Julia Roberts shows.

Juan Mata and Julia Roberts

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin shared an image of himself living well on the deck of a boat.

Hector Bellerin

Manchester United scouted Alexandre Lacazette but decided the 26-year-old striker, who became Arsenal's club record signing, was not up to the standard required by Jose Mourinho. (Guardian)

West Ham striker Enner Valencia seems close to a move to Mexican side Tigres as he was busy retweeting good luck messages on Tuesday.(Enner Valencia Twitter)

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc ter Stegen showed he was a romantic, posting this image along with the message: "Moments I'll keep deep in my heart and which I'll never forget. You looked so beautiful in your wedding dress and I'm the happiest man having you always by my side. You're the love of my life and I promise to always be there for you."

Ter Stegen wedding

Arsene Wenger will continue with his tactical overhaul of Arsenal's playing formation and begin next season as it ended, with three centre-backs and three main creative forwards.(Telegraph)

It would seem Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana took some stick for his attire in training. He posted on Instagram: "Denim shorts a controversial choice apparently... great to be back though."


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The best of Tuesday's transfer news

Tottenham could hijack Leicester's move for Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, 20, in order to speed up 27-year-old England defender Kyle Walker's move to Etihad Stadium. (Sun)

The Foxes are ready to off-load striker Islam Slimani, 29, for a cut-price fee in order to fund their move for Iheanacho, but West Bromwich will not be renewing their interest in the Algeria forward. (Birmingham Mail)

Newcastle United-linked defenders Kieran Gibbs, 27, and Carl Jenkinson, 25, have been left out of Arsenal's 25-man pre-season squad for their tour to China and Australia. (Newcastle Chronicle)

Burnley are the latest club to show an interest in Sunderland defender Lamine Kone, 28. The Ivory Coast centre-back is seen as a replacement for Michael Keane, who recently joined Everton. (Sunderland Echo)

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