Arsenal offer Sanchez £300k per week, Mourinho insist on Danny Rose

In a blunt interview with TheSun Danny Rose suggested that Tottenham players were underpaid Photo: SkySports
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In a blunt interview with TheSun Danny Rose suggested that Tottenham players were underpaid
Photo: SkySports

Arsenal have offered Chile international Alexis Sanchez a new contract worth £300,000 per week, to make him the Premier League’s highest paid player. (Daily Mail)

But manager Arsene Wenger has admitted Arsenal are “not super optimistic” that they can convince the 28-year-old forward to extend his contract. (SFR Sport – in French)

Juventus are prepared to offer £23m to try to persuade Liverpool to sell German midfielder Emre Can. (Gazzetta dello Sport via Daily Mirror)

West Ham have bid a club record 30 million euros (£27.1m) for Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder William Carvalho, 25. (Daily Telegraph)

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Barcelona cannot afford to buy Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho if they sign France forward Ousame Dembele from Borussia Dortmund, according to Spanish football journalist Graham Hunter. (BBC Radio 5 live)

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Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is battling a pay crisis in the wake of England left-back Danny Rose’s criticism of the club’s ambition. (Daily Mirror)

Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal and will respect the decision

Danny Rose got a “heroes’ welcome” from the Spurs dressing room, with team-mates threatening to speak out. (Sun)

Tottenham stars are lining up to leave because of the club’s rigid pay structure. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has prioritised signing a first-choice left back with Tottenham’s Rose, 27, one of the players under consideration. (Daily Record)

Everton boss Ronald Koeman has told Spurs they will not be able to sign midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, on the cheap. (Daily Star)

Arsenal believe they have made a breakthrough in the negotiations to keep Mesut Ozil at Emirates Stadium, with the 28-year-old Germany midfielder giving the impression that he is preparing to accept the £225,000-a-week deal on offer. (Sun)

PSG could be willing to offer 28-year-old Argentina midfielder Javier Pastore to Atletico Madrid as part of a deal for Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak, 24. (AS)

Real Madrid have held secret talks with Juventus over Barcelona target and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 23. (Don Balon – in Spanish)

Arsene Wenger says Chelsea boss Antonio Conte should call back some of his loan players if he is worried about the size of his squad. (Times – subscription required)

Samir Nasri’s hopes of leaving Manchester City could be scuppered by the club’s £10m-plus valuation of the 30-year-old French midfielder, in addition to the player earning £9.6m in wages. (Daily Telegraph)

Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare says he is not losing sleep over the threat of losing players before transfer deadline day. (Daily Star)

Newcastle and West Ham are locked in a battle to sign Brentford’s Spanish midfielder Jota, 26. (Daily Mirror)

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez fears he will miss out on Arsenal striker Lucas Perez, who would prefer a move to Deportivo La Coruna. (Daily Express)

Stoke City are trying to complete the £7m signing of Porto’s Dutch defender Bruno Martins Indi, 25, in time for him to be eligible to play against Everton on Saturday. (Sky Sports)