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With just three weeks of the transfer window remaining, Newcastle and their Premier League rivals continue to chase deals.

Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 9:50 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 9:57 am
Aleksandar Mitrovic is 'close' to a Newcastle exit

And reports this morning suggest that one deal involving Newcastle United could be close to completion - and would provide a big boost to Rafa Benitez.

MORE: Benitez reacts to Sean Longstaff's debut and first goal for NewcastleElsewhere, there are updates from a number of other top flight teams as deals continue to be done.

Aleksandar Mitrovic is 'close' to a Newcastle exit

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Here's the rumours doing the rounds this morning:

Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is closing in on a £20m switch to Premier League rivals Fulham. The striker is currently on holiday following the World Cup, but reports suggest that his move to Craven Cottage will be completed shortly after his return. Fenerbahce were linked with a late swoop for the Serbian international, but Fulham now look set to seal the deal. Such an outgoing would prove a welcome boost to Rafa Benitez, who would hope to be able to reinvest the fee received in improving his squad (London Evening Standard)

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is set to leave Chelsea for Real Madrid in a £31m deal (Marca)

MUST READ: Benitez's extraordinary interview on Newcastle's transfer businessArsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech could be a replacement for the Blues, who are also keen on Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel (Sky Sports)

Newly-promoted duo Fulham and Wolves are interested in signing Manchester City full-back Oleksandr Zinchenko (Mirror)

Liverpool will face competition as they seek to land Roma stopper Alisson in a £62m deal, with Chelsea also interested (Football Italia)

Forward Marko Arnautovic is set to leave West Ham, with Manchester United and Roma remaining keen (TalkSport)

LIVE: Keep up to date with all the movement in the Premier League via our blogEverton are in 'advanced talks' to sign Bordeaux's Brazilian winger Malcom (Sky Sports)

Senegalese striker Khouma Babacar looks set for a £12.5m switch to Crystal Palace (Mirror)