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Barca to step up Philippe Coutinho pursuit with £80m bid. Barcelona won't let up in their pursuit of Liverpool's attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho this summer.
The Spanish giants had an initial bid of £72m turned down by the Anfield club last week but have not turned their back on the Brazilian.

Instead, Barca directors are said to have returned to London yesterday, according to Spanish newspaper Sport, in order to continue talks with the player's representatives and Liverpool officials.
And the article adds that despite Liverpool's insistence they will not sell Coutinho, it is believed they will sell for a "good transfer figure".That figure could well be in the region of £80m, report the Daily Star.Coutinho signed a new five-year deal worth £8m a year at Liverpool back in January, but Barcelona are refusing to give up on the Brazilian.

Regardless of whether Neymar stays or leaves Barca, the club are desperate to add Liverpool's playmaker to their ranks…
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Chelsea are reportedly closing in on the signing of Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for £65million.The Blues have been active in the transfer market thus far. Yesterday they completed the signing of Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco to go alongside fellow new arrivals in Willy Caballero and central defender Antonio Rudiger.


Now it would appear that manager Antonio Conte has turned his attentions to bolstering his striking options after missing out on Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United and informing Diego Costa that his services won’t be required for next season.

According to the Daily Mirror, the reigning Premier League champions are set to admit defeat in their attempts to sign Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata but remain confident of beating rivals Liverpool to the signature of Aubameyang.
In addition, the report states that Dortmund are resigned to losing the Gabon international, who netted more goals than any other player in the Bundesliga last season– pipping Bayern Muni…
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Adnan Januzaj: Man Utd agree fee of about £9.8m with Real Sociedad Januzaj, 22, was told he could find another club this summer by United manager Jose Mourinho.He returned from an unsuccessful campaign on loan at Sunderland and was left out of Mourinho's squad for the pre-season tour of the United States. Januzaj, who has also had a stint on loan at Borussia Dortmund in 2015-16, is set to have a medical on Wednesday.Januzaj joined United from Anderlecht when he was 16 and broke into the first team in 2013 during David Moyes' ill-fated spell in charge. Deemed good enough to take Ryan Giggs' number 11 shirt, Januzaj signed a five-year contract extension that was not due to expire until 2018.Real Sociedad finished sixth in La Liga last season and will compete in the Europa League group stage in 2017-18.
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Chelsea in talks to sign Real Madrid's Danilo.Chelsea are in talks over the signing of Real Madrid right-back Danilo, according to Sky sources. Sources in Italy say the Brazilian is wanted as competition for Victor Moses, who was converted to a wing-back role during Antonio Conte's first season at Stamford Bridge. Danilo started 17 times in La Liga for champions Real last season, but Dani Carvajal was preferred for most big games including the Champions League final. Chelsea showed an interest in another Brazilian right-back, Dani Alves, earlier in the summer and have also been pursuing Juventus left-back Alex Sandro. Juventus are also in for Danilo after losing Alves to Paris Saint-Germain, and the 25-year-old is likely to cost around £28m.
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Spurs could hijack Leicester’s move for Kelechi Iheanacho in order to speed up Kyle Walker’s move to Manchester City.
Mauricio Pochettino keen on City striker along with Borussia Dortmund and Monaco. Leicester last night matched City’s £20million price tag for the Nigerian striker. But Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is also interested — along with Borussia Dortmund and Monaco. City boss Pep Guardiola wants to sign England right-back Walker but the clubs hit a stalemate as Spurs are holding out for £50m.
Iheanacho could help push the move through with the 20-year-old going to White Hart Lane in a player-plus-cash deal. Iheanacho banged in 14 goals when he first broke into City’s first team two seasons ago. But he managed just eight in nine starts last term with Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero both ahead of him in the Etihad pecking order. Man City boss Pep Guardiola is willing to let go of the Nigerian striker. The Man City frontman, still just 20, looks best off trying to find regular …
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Dani Alves transfer to PSG to be announced on Wednesday. Paris Saint-Germain are holding a news conference on today where it is expected they will announce they have signed Dani Alves.The 34-year-old Brazilian is a free agent after leaving Juventus just a year after he joined the Serie A champions. The right-back had been in talks to join Manchester City and is understood that the Etihad side will now re-double their efforts to sign Tottenham's Kyle Walker. City needed to sign full-backs this summer after Pep Guardiola decided not to renew the contracts of Pablo Zabaleta, Bacary Sagna and Gael Clichy. Alves moved to Italy on a free transfer from Barcelona last summer. He won the double in Italy last season and he helped Juventus reach the final of the Champions League where they lost 4-1 to Real Madrid. The Brazil full-back cancelled his contract with Juventus earlier in the summer in anticipation of a move to the Etihad, with Pep Guardiola keen to reunite with the man who he coached…
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Transfer news: Roma set to fight off interest from Manchester City and Manchester United to land Turkish teen sensation.

Roma are reportedly close to completing a deal for teen sensation Cengiz Under. At just 19, the forward has impressed with his displays in the Turkish Super Lig for Basaksehir and is now attracting attention from several clubs including Tottenham's £8million bid. Manchester United are keeping tabs on the youngster, while it was recently claimed Manchester City had sent a delegation to Turkey to lay the groundwork for a transfer.

However, according to TuttoMercato, it is Roma who are now in pole position to sign Under. The Italian giants are closing in on the Turkey international, though no details of the potential deal have yet emerged. Under's agent went on the record in July stating that he feels it would be best for his client to remain in Turkey with Basaksehir for a further year. The forward, who has been dubbed the 'Turkish Paulo Dybala', has en…