Man United close in on £80m signing while Arsenal and Chelsea could lose stars

Manchester United look set for a busy summer of transfer business as they prepare for their first season under Jose Mourinho.

Friday, 1st July 2016, 9:43 am
Updated Friday, 1st July 2016, 10:47 am

They have already been linked with a number of high-profile moves, and today, and £80million deal was mooted.

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

Man United are closing in on the signing of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba for £80million, four years after he left Old Trafford on a free transfer. (Daily Star)

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Alexis Sanchez is the subject of interest from Juventus, but Arsenal have rejected an initial approach. (Daily Mail)

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has told the club he wants to leave, with former club Atletico Madrid a possible destination for £40million. (Daily Star)

Christian Benteke is open to joining Crystal Palace from Liverpool. (Daily Mirror)

Sheffield Wednesday could beat Norwich City to the free signing of out-of-contract Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher. (Sunderland Echo)

The agent of West Ham United midfielder Dimitri Payet expects him to stay with the club, despite interest from Real Madrid and Inter Milan. (The Guardian)

Premier League champions Leicester City are set to make a final bid of £15million for Burnley defender Michael Keane. (Daily Mirror)

Vincent Janssen says he is "disappointed" AZ Alkmaar have rejected a £16.5million bid for him from Tottenham Hotspur. He "would like to make the move". (The Guardian)

West Ham are ready to sell goalkeeper Darren Randolph for about £3million as the Irish international seeks more regular first-team football. (The Sun)

Meanwhile, Newcastle United are expected to follow-up the arrival of Dwight Gayle by signing Matt Ritchie from Bournemouth.

It is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.