Transfer round-up: Arsenal want to sign top striker, Man United’s midfielder update
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Arsenal could spend big late on in the summer transfer window with a move for either Robert Lewandowski or Antoine Griezmann, having missed out on the likes of Jamie Vardy and Alexandre Lacazette.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman is lining up a move to sign Juan Mata from Manchester United.
Manchester United have rejected fresh attempts from Real Madrid to land goalkeeper David De Gea.
Chelsea are ready to move for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi as an alternative to Everton’s Romelu Lukaku, though the Argentine would still not come cheap at around £50m.
Arsenal have been priced out of a move to sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, whose asking price has been ramped up to £60million, a fee the Gunners would not consider meeting.
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil would be ready to immediately rejoin his former club Real Madrid if he had an offer to do so, having become frustrated at a lack of major trophies in his three years at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal are struggling to tie down Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez to new contracts despite talks over the summer, with the pair both now into the final two years of their current deals.
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