Transfer round-up: Arsenal switch focus to Spanish defender, Chelsea eye record deal

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team logo Arsenal have been dealt a blow after Riyad Mahrez signed a new four-year deal with Premier League champions Leicester City.

Full story: Sky Sports News

team logo Chelsea are plotting a club-record £60m move for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly as Antonio Conte aims to strenghen his defence.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

team logo Tottenham Hotspur are still pursuing a deal to sign Marseille forward Georges-Kevin N’Koudou.

Full Story: Sky Sports News

team logo Former Manchester United target Raphael Varane says Zinedine Zidane was big part of his decision to stay at Real Madrid.

Full story: Daily Mail

team logo Arsenal have opened negotiations with Atletico Madrid over centre-back Jose Gimenez as Arsene Wenger looks to bolster his defensive options.

Full story: Daily Mail

team logo Southampton manager Claude Peul is surprised to hear about rumours linking Jose Fonte with a move to Manchester United.

Full story: Metro

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