Transfer rumours: Havertz, Messi, Thiago, Wijnaldum, Wilson, Guendouzi

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Chelsea have agreed a club record package of £89m for 21-year-old Germany and Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz. (Sky Sports)external-link

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 33, is considering a U-turn over his decision to leave the club. (TyC Sports, via Mirror)external-link

Messi's father and agent, Jorge, is set for a second day of talks with Barcelona after both parties failed to reach an agreement on Wednesday. (Sky Sports)external-link

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu also said the club will not negotiate for the sale of the Argentine forward, 33. (Marca)external-link

Messi's transfer fee to leave Barcelona could be as little as 100m euros (£88.8m). (Telegraph - subscription required)external-link

Manchester United have made an offer to sign Real Madrid's 23-year-old Spanish left back Sergio Reguilon. (AS - in Spanish)external-link

United have also been invited to negotiate with Bayern Munich for Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara, 29. (ESPN)external-link

English goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 23, has warned United that he will leave the club if he plays second fiddle to David de Gea, despite signing a new contract at Old Trafford until 2025. (Mail)external-link

New Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman wants the club to do whatever it takes to sign Liverpool and Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 29. (ESPN)external-link

Aston Villa face competition from Newcastle United for Bournemouth and England striker Callum Wilson, 28. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Newcastle are also close to completing the signing of Scotland and former Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser, 26, on a free transfer. (Talksport)external-link

Paris St-Germain have turned down the chance to sign 21-year-old French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi from Arsenal. (Telegraph - subscription required)external-link

DC United have made an approach for Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain, 32, and are interested in Everton's Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 30. (The Athletic - subscription required)external-link

Argentina international Higuain also has offers from France, England, Spain and China, according to the player's agent. (Tuttosport - in Italian)external-link

Spain defender Eric Garcia, 19, says he will leave Manchester City when his contract expires at the end of the season. (Sun)external-link

West Brom have stepped up their pursuit of England Under-21 winger Grady Diangana, by offering West Ham a deal that could rise to £18m with add-ons. The 22-year-old was on loan at the Baggies last season as they won promotion back to the Premier League. (Guardian)external-link

Arsenal full-backs Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Kieran Tierney, both 23, will now stay at the club after boss Mikel Arteta made it clear he wanted both to be a part of his squad. (90mins)external-link

West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice, 21, has been urged to stay at the club by an unlikely source... WWE wrestler Triple H. (BT Sport)external-link

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