Transfer rumours: Kokcu, Calvert-Lewin, Gilmour, Edouard, Ighalo

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Arsenal have opened talks over a £23m summer move for Feyenoord's Turkey Under-21 midfielder Orkun Kokcu, 19. (Mail)external-link

Everton's English striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 22, is ready to commit his future to the Toffees by signing a new long-term contract until 2025. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Everton are in talks to sign Lille's Brazilian centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes, 22, who was linked with Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in January. (Independent)external-link

The Toffees are also in the race to sign Celtic's Odsonne Edouard, 22, after conducting several scouting trips to see the France Under-21 forward. (Mail)external-link

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is keen to sign Chelsea's Scottish midfielder Billy Gilmour, 18, after his man-of-the-match display against Liverpool in the FA Cup. (Eldesmarque, via Express)external-link

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has denied contacting Real Madrid to try to sign on-loan Spain midfielder Dani Ceballos, 23, on a permanent basis. (Marca)external-link

The Gunners are interested in bringing in Gent's 20-year-old Canada forward Jonathan David if Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leaves in the summer. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester United's 30-year-old Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo, who is on loan from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua, could be offered a permanent deal at Old Trafford. (Mail)external-link

Chelsea are considering a move for Trabzonspor's 23-year-old Turkish goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir - who has also been linked with Liverpool - as a replacement for Spaniard Kepa Arrizabalaga, 25. (Fotospor, via Express)external-link

The Premier League's homegrown player rule could interrupt Liverpool's plans to bring in a number of targets in the summer, including RB Leipzig's Germany forward Timo Werner, 24. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

England winger Jadon Sancho rejected a £30,000-per-week offer at Manchester City to join Borussia Dortmund. (Mail)external-link

Tottenham are ready to offer English midfielder Oliver Skipp, 19, a new contract. (Football Insider)external-link

The French Football Federation has received written confirmation from Paris St-Germain that they do not want their France striker Kylian Mbappe, 21, involved in this summer's Olympic Games in Japan. (ESPN)external-link

Arsenal and Everton both missed out on the chance to sign Napoli's Belgium striker Dries Mertens, 32, in the transfer window, with a release clause for foreign clubs only expiring on 10 January. (Star)external-link

Leicester City have been linked with a move for 25-year-old Marseille's French midfielder Morgan Sanson. (Jeunes Footeux, via Leicester Mercury)external-link

Barnsley head coach Gerhard Struber is confident that former England Under-20 midfielder Alex Mowatt, 25, will sign a new deal in the next few days. (Yorkshire Post)external-link

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