Transfer round-up: Chelsea target midfield star, defender agrees Arsenal terms

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team logoValencia defender Shkodran Mustafi has agreed to join Arsenal and the north London club are still in discussions with the Spanish outfit over a transfer fee.

Full story: Kaveh Solhekol via Twitter

team logoTottenham are being linked with a £13million move for Sporting Lisbon’s Euro 2016 winner Adrien Silva.

Full story: L’Equipe via Metro

team logoLiverpool have rejected Crystal Palace’s improved second offer for striker Christian Benteke.

Full story: Daily Express

team logoChelsea manager Antonio Conte is willing to spend big in a bid to sign Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez.

Full story: Sport

team logoChelsea are among the favourites to sign Serbian centre-back Nikola Maksimovic, who is growing increasingly frustrated with life at Torino.

Full story: Gazzetta dello Sport via Metro

team logoInter Milan manager Frank De Boer admits he likes Daley Blind but insists it would be difficult to prise him away from Manchester United.

Full story: The Sun

team logoChelsea are determined to land Kalidou Koulibaly before the end of the month and will offer Napoli £48m for his signature.

Full story: Calciomercato

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