Transfer round-up: Arsenal’s defender update, Chelsea want to sign midfielder

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team logoArsenal can sign Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi for just £20.9m this summer, with Arsene Wenger in need of a replacement for the injured Per Mertesacker.

Full story: COPE via Metro

team logoReal Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has confirmed his club are still working on a deal to sign Juventus star and Manchester United target Paul Pogba.

Full story: Metro

team logoChelsea are set to come up against Premier League rivals Everton for the signing of Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logoMarseille are growing frustrated with Tottenham, who are not allowing Clinton N’Jie to leave London to negotiate a loan move to the French club.

Full story: talkSPORT

team logoInter Milan have received offers for Arsenal target Mauro Icardi – but the Italian club insist that the striker is going nowhere this summer.

Full story: The Sun

team logoArsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has sparked anger among fans by claiming the club cannot compete financially in the transfer market.

Full story: Daily Mirror

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