Transfer round-up: Arsenal line up £30m bid, Chelsea’s next target

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team logoArsenal will bid £30m for Manchester City’s Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony as Arsene Wenger steps up his search for a forward.

Full story: Daily Star

team logoManchester United are confident of finding a buyer for Bastian Schweinsteiger before the transfer deadline and want Juan Mata to stay.

Full story: Manchester Evening News

team logoChelsea are interested in Blackburn defender Lamine Kone after being rebuffed in their advances for Kalidou Koulibaly.

Full story: Daily Mail

team logoArsenal have failed to agree new contracts with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez over the summer.

Full story: The Times

team logoReported Arsenal transfer target Shkodran Mustafi has been left out of Valencia’s squad ahead of their pre-season friendly with Nigeria All-Stars on Wednesday.

Full story: Metro

team logoSunderland have agreed a £5.5m deal to bring Manchester United youngsters Paddy McNair and Donald Love to the club.

Full story: Daily Mail

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