PSG agree Mbappe deal, Chelsea turn to Ross Barkley

Ross Barkley has not been involved with Everton's first team this season
Ross Barkley has not been involved with Everton’s first team this season

Paris St-Germain have concluded an agreement with Monaco to sign forward Kylian Mbappe, 18, and defensive midfielder Fabinho, 23, from the Ligue 1 champions. (Daily Record)

Chelsea plan to hold talks with Everton over a £30m deal for 23-year-old England midfielder Ross Barkley after the two teams clash on Sunday. (Sun)

The Blues are also weighing up a late bid for Swansea City’s 32-year-old forward Fernando Llorente, who is interested in playing under manager Antonio Conte again. (Daily Telegraph)

West Brom manager Tony Pulis is ready to make a club record bid of £30m for 27-year-old Liverpool centre-back Mamadou Sakho. (Daily Telegraph)


Monaco's Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring at Signal Iduna Park
Kylian Mbappe has been linked with a move away from Monaco

Newcastle and Watford are weighing up moves for Leicester’s 29-year-old striker Islam Slimani. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal could make a bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, 29, if Alexis Sanchez leaves Emirates Stadium. (Diario Gol)

The Gunners are also ready to start the bidding at £35m as Chelsea and Liverpool compete for winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24. (Daily Mirror)

Oxlade-Chamberlain’s future at the north London club remains in doubt following the latest talks between the player’s representatives and officials. (Evening Standard)

Meanwhile, ex-England defender Danny Mills has claimed that “Liverpool fans have to realise that they are not quite the pull they used to be”. (BBC Radio 5 live In Short)

Paris St-Germain have rejected Barcelona’s 35m euro (£32.4m) bid for their 29-year-old attacking midfielder Angel di Maria. (As – in Spanish)

Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi, 25, and Manchester City’s Eliaquim Mangala, 26, remain Inter Milan’s two defensive targets. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

Barcelona will continue in their bid to try to bring Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 25, to the Nou Camp. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

Swansea City have been linked with a loan move for Chelsea striker Loic Remy, 30, but the Welsh club cannot seal a move for the Frenchman as it would breach Premier League rules. (Wales Online)

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is confident of more signings before transfer deadline day on 31 August. (Newcastle Chronicle)

Norwich City manager Daniel Farke is not expecting to bring any more players to Carrow Road before the close of the window. (Norwich Evening News)

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