Transfer round-up: Arsenal close to £20m deal, Liverpool’s wonderkid update
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Arsenal are close to completing the £20m signing of Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia – but not in time to face Liverpool this weekend.
Liverpool could snap up German wonderkid Mahmoud Dahoud for a bargain price – as long as they are prepared to wait until next summer. The Reds reportedly bid £26m for the player last month.
Riyad Mahrez has accepted that he will not be leaving Leicester City this season after being linked with Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger has described Arsenal’s defensive problems as “very frustrating” but will not sign any players before Sunday’s game with Liverpool.
Manchester United will allow Adnan Januzaj to join Sunderland on loan but will not consider selling the forward.
Tottenham’s move for Marseille winger Georges-Kevin Nkoudou could collapse because of disagreements over the structure of the £11m payment.
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