Transfer round-up: Arsenal’s remaining plan, Chelsea’s midfielder update

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team logoValencia star Shkodran Mustafi’s dad has claimed that Ali Bulut, the agent at the centre of transfer links to Arsenal, doesn’t represent the player.

Full story: Super Deporte

team logoManchester United are reportedly ready to listen to offers for Daley Blind after growing interest from Inter Milan, now managed by his former Ajax manager Frank de Boer.

Full story: Mediaset Premium via The Telegraph

team logoAntonio Conte has insisted that Nemanja Matic remains an “important” part of his Chelsea plans, despite persistent links with a move to Juventus.

Full story: Sky Sports

team logoNapoli are battling to keep Kalidou Koulibaly at the club amid reported interest from Chelsea in the defender.

Full story: Daily Star

team logoChelsea are said to have offered Cesc Fabregas to Juventus after refusing to sell them Nemanja Matic.

Full story: Tuttosport via The Sun

team logoArsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal are still looking to bring in defensive reinforcements as they prepare for their Premier League opener against Liverpool on Sunday afternoon.

Full story: The Sport Review

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