But in the meantime, speculation is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to the upcoming transfer window - or in Newcastle United’s case, a takeover.
And as ever, we’re sharing the latest rumours from around the Premier League – so scroll and click through the pages to see the latest news and gossip from around the web:
5. Man Utd monitor Bundesliga forward
Manchester United and Barcelona are monitoring Borussia Monchengladbach forward Alassane Plea. He could be available for as little as £20m. (Express)
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6. Boost for Arsenal and Everton?
Meanwhile, the Red Devils have ended their interest in James Rodriguez, which could pave way for either Arsenal or Everton to sign him. (Sky Sports)
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7. Magpies takeover in ‘total agreement’
A ‘total agreement’ has been reached for the £300m takeover of Newcastle United with an announcement ‘imminent’. Yasir Al-Rumayyan will be appointed as chairman. (@ManuLonjon)
8. Ashley was ‘hours away’ from confirming sale
Mike Ashley was ‘hours away’ from confirming the sale last week, only for the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia to insist on waiting until it is approved by the Premier League. (Daily Mail)
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