Transfer rumours: Monaco to rival Newcastle for French striker, Sunderland eye Aston Villa defender plus Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham make the headlines

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Monaco have joined the race to land France Under-21 prospect Adama Diakhaby of Rennes, who Newcastle have been linked with this summer.

Meanwhile, Sunderland are said to be in pole position to land the signature of surplus to requirements Aston Villa man Tommy Elphick. For this and more rumours, see below...