Premier League rumours: Newcastle want £15m international | £50m Liverpool deal link | Updates on Arsenal, Chelsea

Newcastle and their Premier League rivals continue to line-up deals - with the transfer window set to slam shut in just over a fortnight.

Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 8:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 9:07 am
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And reports today suggest that Rafa Benitez is lining-up a move for a £15m striker who has been deemed surplus to requirements at his current club.

Elsewhere, there are updates on a host of other clubs from around the top flight as transfer activity hots up.

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READ: Adam Armstrong reveals his thoughts on his Newcastle United futureHere's the rumours doing the rounds today:

Newcastle United are reportedly interested in a loan deal for Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck, who is thought to not be part of Unai Emery's long-term plans at the Emirates Stadium. The England international has previously been linked with a £15m switch to Everton this summer, and reports suggest that Newcastle could be set to enter the race. However, it is thought that the Tynesiders would be keen to take Welbeck on a season-long loan rather than pay his transfer fee (TeamTalk)

Defender Harry Maguire is attracting interest from Manchester United - but Leicester are determined to hold on to the 25-year-old (Telegraph)

MORE: Newcastle's Fans Forum issues statement following 'concerning' eventsLiverpool are one of several clubs interested in Rennes youngster Ismaila Sarr. Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Barcelona, Juventus and Arsenal are also said to be keen on the 20-year-old, who is valued at £50m (Mirror)

Steven N'Zonzi continues to interest Arsenal, but the Gunners are unwilling to meet his £35m release clause (France Football)

Chelsea are preparing a £45m bid for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani having seen their initial offer of £36m turned down (Goal)

RUMOURS: Newcastle targeting triple defensive swoop?Vincent Janssen and Fernando Llorente could be set to leave Tottenham as the club look to recoup £50m (Evening Standard)

Fulham have launched a £26m for Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose (Sun)

Stefano Sturaro, who was linked with Newcastle earlier this summer, is interesting West Ham and Leicester (La Gazzetta Dello Sport)