Arsenal bid for Brazilian star while Chelsea target big-money double deal

Following England's exit from Euro 2016 last night, the thoughts of football fans in the country have begun to turn to the summer transfer market.

Tuesday, 28th June 2016, 1:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th June 2016, 3:03 pm

The gossip is starting to increase as pre-season gets underway, and Arsenal have today been linked with a big-money move for a Brazilian youngster.

That is just one of the stories to have made today's headlines, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Leicester City among the other clubs to feature.

Arsenal have made a bid for 19-year-old Brazilian striker Gabriel Barbosa, who has a £40million release clause in his contract with Santos. (ESPN Brazil)

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Chelsea are ready to battle Everton for the signing of Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel. (Daily Mail)

The Blues also want to sign Alvaro Morata for Real Madrid after the European champions brought the striker back to the club from Juventus. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City are set to beat Man United and Benfica to the £8million signing of Atletic Nacional winger Marlos Moreno. (Daily Mail)

Premier League champions Leicester are in talks over the club-record £13million signing of Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy. (Leicester Mercury)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will complete his Man United medical next week ahead of signing a one-year deal with the club. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal could lose right-back Hector Bellerin to Barcelona after the Spanish club allowed Dani Alves to join Juventus. (London Evening Standard)

Crystal Palace have agreed a £31.6million fee with Marseille for striker Michy Batshuayi. (The Guardian)

Chelsea have had a third bid for Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan rejected. (Sky Italia)

Everton are set to sign goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg. (Liverpool Echo)

Hull City are considering making a move for Augsburg striker Raul Bobadilla, who is valued at over £5million by the German club. (Daily Mirror)

Real Madrid are planning to send Chelsea and Man United target Jese out on loan. (AS)

Chelsea defender Baba Rahman is wanted by Lazio, who are ready to make a £13million bid. (Daily Mirror)

Napoli have agreed personal terms with Liverpool target Hector Herrera, but are yet to agree a fee with Porto for the midfielder. (Tutto Mercatto)

Leeds United want to sign Swansea City defender Kyle Bartley on loan. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

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