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team logoChelsea target Antonio Candreva has made a decision about his future, according to his agent.

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team logoChelsea and Liverpool target Gonzalo Higuain won’t be signing a new Napoli contract, according to his agent.

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team logoWest Ham will rival Liverpool for Ante Coric in the summer transfer window.

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team logoArsenal have reportedly made a formal offer to sign 21-year-old Japan international striker Takuma Asano.

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team logoMichy Batshuayi is closing in on a move to Chelsea after they agreed a £33m fee with Marseille.

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team logoArsenal have contacted Brazilian side Corinthians as they look to push through the transfer of 18-year-old midfielder Maycon.

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