Arsenal ready big-money bid while Newcastle face competition for wonderkid

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The transfer window is beginning to draw to a close, with Premier League clubs adding the finishing touches to their squads.

Following their 2-0 defeat to West Ham United in their opening game, Arsenal have been linked with a number of players in recent days.

Tehy are just one of the clubs to have made the headlines today, with Newcastle United, Manchester United and Chelsea among the others to feature.

Arsenal are considering making a £22million bid for Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak. (Daily Telegraph)

Tottenham Hotspur have told Man United to forget about signing Harry Kane in this transfer window. (The Guardian)

Chelsea are set to sign £17million Augsburg left-back Abdul Rahman Baba. (The Sun)

Bournemouth are set to hold talks with 18-year-old Barnsley defender Mason Holgate, but Newcastle United and Everton have also made offers. (Daily Mail)

Man United could sign Barcelona forward Pedro after he indicated he was ready to leave the Spanish club. (The Times)

Manchester City want Wolfsburg winger Kevin De Bruyne to say he wants to sign for them as they ready another bid. (Manchester Evening News)

Former Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton will not be signing for West Ham United after fan protests persuaded the club to reconsider their offer. (Daily Mirror)

Torino are lining up a loan move for Man United striker Javier Hernandez, with the option of making it permanent. (Daily Mirror)

Aston Villa are closing in on the £12million signing of Barcelona winger Adama Traore. (Daily Mail)

Reported Arsenal and Man United target Julian Draxler will only be sold for an “astronomical offer”, according to his club Schalke. (Daily Star)

Former Sunderland loanee Fabio Borini has accepted his time at Liverpool is over, and is ready to return to Italy. (Liverpool Echo)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is not keen on Ramires leaving the club, despite interest from Juventus. (London Evening Standard)

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