Transfers: Juventus reject £70m plus Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Paulo Dybala

Paulo Dybala has tested positive for coronavirus
Paulo Dybala is reluctant to leave Juventus
Paulo Dybala has formed a productive partnership with Gonzalo Higuain at Juventus

Juventus have rejected Manchester United’s £70m bid for Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 24. United also offered Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 28, as part of the deal. (Sun)

Southampton want to bring Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge, 28, to the club on a loan deal until the end of the season. (Telegraph)

Saints also want to use their money from Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk’s £75m transfer to the Reds to re-sign Arsenal’s 28-year-old England forward Theo Walcott. (Mirror)

Real Madrid are interested in Fulham’s England Under-19s left-back Ryan Sessegnon. Manchester United and Tottenham are also keen on the 17-year-old. (AS via Talksport)

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Spanish giants Real also want Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and the Premier League side are prepared to sell the 25-year-old Belgium international if he cannot agree a contract extension at Stamford Bridge. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal are preparing a bid for Leicester and Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 26, with 29-year-old Chile forward Alexis Sanchez set to leave the club. (Le Buteur – in French)

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger says talks over a new contract with midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25, are planned for the beginning of January. (Mail)

Manchester City will look to sign West Brom and Northern Ireland centre-back Jonny Evans, 29, or Real Sociedad’s 26-year-old Spain defender Inigo Martinez in January. (Telegraph)

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West Ham are keen on signing Borussia Dortmund and Germany forward Andre Schurrle, 27, on loan in January. (Guardian)

Hammers boss David Moyes could also make a move for 27-year-old Stoke and Wales midfielder Joe Allen. (Mirror)

Wolfsburg want to permanently sign Liverpool striker Divock Origi. The 22-year-old Belgium international joined the Bundesliga side on a season-long loan deal in August. (ESPN)

Stoke want to sign Liverpool striker Danny Ings, 25, on loan, but will face competition from Newcastle, West Ham and West Brom. (Independent)

Peterborough owner Darragh MacAnthony says striker Jack Marriott, 23, and and winger Marcus Maddison, 24, will not be joining Leeds United. (Express)