Chelsea want Man United star while Arsenal ace could join Liverpool


Chelsea had a nightmare of a season last time out as they finished mid-table in their Premier League title defence.

Incoming manager Antonio Conte appears to have big plans, though, and today he has been linked with a swoop for a Premier League player.

That is just one of the stories to have made today's headlines, with Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool among the other clubs to feature.

Chelsea want to sign full-back Matteo Darmian from Man United. (Bleacher Report)

Liverpool are lining up a £25million move for Arsenal's Theo Walcott. (The Sun)

Manchester City are set to land Schalke winger Leroy Sane after Euro 2016. (Sport)

Leicester City have offered Riyad Mahrez a £100,000 a week deal to stay. (Daily Telegraph)

West Ham United have told Chelsea that Dimitri Payet is not for sale at any price. (Daily Mirror)

Everton are set to bid for Stoke City forward Marko Arnautovic, despite the Potters' £13million valuation. (The Sun)

Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman has urged manager Arsene Wenger to sign Leicester striker Jamie Vardy and a centre-half. (Daily Express)

Chelsea have enquired about the availability of Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti. (Mundo Deportivo)

Borussia Dortmund will be unwilling to do a deal with Man City for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang if they also move for FC Ufa midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko. (The Sun)

West Ham are set to sign Valencia winger Sofiane Feghouli on a free transfer. (L'Equipe)

Liverpool target Gonzalo Higuain is to be offered a new deal worth £110,000 a week at Napoli. (Rai Sport)

Aymeric Laporte has rejected a move to Man City, with the defender instead signing a new contract with Athletic Bilbao. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal could be given a boost this week, as Borussia Dortmund may decide to sell their target, Henrikh Mkhitaryan. (London Evening Standard)

Brighton and Hove Albion have assured the club's fans that they do not intend to sell defender Lewis Dunk, having already rejected an offer for him. (Argus)

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