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With just two days of the transfer window remaining, Newcastle and their Premier League rivals continue to search for new additions.

Tuesday, 7th August 2018, 8:39 am
Updated Tuesday, 7th August 2018, 3:08 pm
Rafa Benitez is thought to be 'in talks' with a striker

And reports today suggest that the Magpies are 'in talks' with a striker over a switch to Newcastle, while a £55m Liverpool deal could be OFF.

Rafa Benitez is thought to be 'in talks' with a striker

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Elsewhere, there are updates from a host of other clubs from around the Premier League as transfer activity hots up.

Here's the rumours doing the rounds today:

Newcastle United are lining-up a raid of Ligue 1, with a £17m double deal on the cards. Reports from France suggest that Rafa Benitez is readying himself to launch a £9m bid for Christopher Jullien of Toulouse, although no such offer has yet been made. Benitez is also still thought to still be keen on Lyon striker Myziane Maolida, with the youngster valued at around £8m (L'Equipe)

Indeed, reports have suggested that Newcastle are already 'in talks' with Maolida after he was withdrawn from Lyon's squad for their friendly with Chelsea (RMC Sport)

Any hopes of Liverpool securing a deal for Nabil Fekir look to be OFF - with Chelsea set to hold talks over a £55m deal for the winger tonight (Express)

Manchester United have made one final offer for Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld (Mirror)

Meanwhile, the Red Devils could lose midfielder Paul Pogba as his agent looks to convince the French international to move to Barcelona (Mail)

Chelsea are lining-up a move for Stoke City stopper Jack Butland, who is thought to be valued at £25m (Various)

Winger Leon Bailey claims that there is 'concrete interest' in him from both Liverpool and Chelsea - meaning that a £70m swoop for the Bayer Leverkusen man could be close (Express)

Arsenal are open to offers for striker Danny Welbeck - with a trio of Premier League rivals thought to be keen (Standard)

Newly-promoted Fulham are keen on a deal for defender Dedryk Boyata, but current club Celtic are reluctant to sell (Mail)

Newcastle have also been credited with an interest in a deal for £8m-rated Crystal Palace defender Jairo Riedewald - who was linked with a switch to St James's Park Park last summer (Times)