Arsenal discuss £45m deal while Liverpool and Chelsea line up stars

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Arsenal finished second in the Premier League last season - and appear determined to strengthen in the transfer market in a bid to become champions.

Today, they have been linked with a £45million move as they continue to be linked with players.

That is just one of the stories to have made the headlines, with Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United among the other clubs to feature.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is set to meet the representatives of Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette to discuss a move for the £45million-rated Frenchman. (The Sun)

Liverpool have made bids for Udinese midfielder Piotr Zelinski and Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell. (Daily Mail)

Chelsea are ready to make a third offer for Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan this week, with Leicester's N'Golo Kante also a target. (Daily Mirror)

Man United are set to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic on a one-year deal on Friday. (Daily Star)

AC Milan will target a move for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku if a takeover of the club by Chinese investors goes ahead. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is on the verge of joining Man United after Borussia Dortmund officials visited Manchester to discuss the Red Devils' offer for the midfielder. (The Sun)

Leicester have opened talks over a move for Norwich City winger Robbie Brady. (Leicester Mercury)

Liverpool are set to let 19-year-old Spanish midfielder Sergi Canos, with Bristol City expected to sign him for £2.5million. (Liverpool Echo)

Celta Vigo forward Nolito says he is proud to be linked with a move to Manchester City and Barcelona, but is fully concentrated on Euro 2016 with Spain for the time being. (La Vanguardia)

Leon Osman and Tony Hibbert are yet to receive any clarification over their Everton futures, with their contracts set to expire at the end of the month. (Liverpool Echo)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland.