Arsenal set to seal big-money signing while Newcastle target German

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ARSENAL moved a step closer to Champions League qualification with a 2-1 win over Newcastle United on Saturday.

However, both of those clubs have made the headlines for different reasons today, with the pair linked with summer transfer business.

They are just two of the sides to have made the gossip pages, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Crystal Palace among the others to feature.

Arsenal are set to meet Palermo officials to seal the £28.9m signing of forward Paulo Dybala. (Metro)

Newcastle want to sign Hoffenheim right-back Andreas Beck. (Daily Mirror)

Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta says the Italian champions don’t need to sell Paul Pogba, who is a target of Chelsea and Man United. (Sky Sports)

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew is already plotting summer moves after his side moved closer to Premier League safety on Saturday. (Daily Telegraph)

Norwich City hope to sign Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom on loan for the rest of the season. (Eastern Daily Press)

Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman says they are hopeful of landing Akpom. (Nottingham Post)

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