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Premier League transfers: Newcastle eye £16m striker | Arsenal close to completing deal | Updates on Liverpool, Manchester United

With the Premier League transfer window well underway, Newcastle United and their Premier League rivals continued to be linked with a host of players.

Rafa Benitez's side are today rumoured to be interested in a big-money deal for a prolific striker, while Arsenal look set to finalise their second signing of the summer.

This 16m man has been linked with St James's Park

This 16m man has been linked with St James's Park

Meanwhile, there also updates on the rest of the Premier League - including Manchester Untied and Liverpool.

Here's the news hitting the headlines today:

Newcastle United are reportedly keen on a deal for West Brom striker Salomon Rondon, with the Venezuelan international looking set to the leave the Hawthorns. Despite his side being relegated last season, Rondon still managed to net ten times and is attracting plenty of interest this summer. Chelsea, Tottenham and West Ham are also said to be interested in the frontman, who has a £16m release clause in his contract (Mail)

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Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale - who was linked with a move to Manchester United - is to stay at the Spanish club until a new manager is appointed (Independent)

Nabil Fekir was so convinced that his - now seemingly-collapsed - move to Liverpool would be finalised that he had already picked out his squad number ahead of the new season (L'Equipe)

Arsenal look set to seal the signing of Turkish centre back Caglar Soyuncu from Freiburg, with talks having already taken place (Sun)

Meanwhile the Gunners' midfielder Jack Wilshere is attracting interest from Italian giants Juventus (Football London)

PSG are interested in a deal for Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante (Sun)

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Liverpool and Chelsea are set to battle it out for Barcelona's want-away goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, with the Dutch international sick of playing second fiddle at the Nou Camp (Mundo Deportivo)

Marko Arnautovic has confirmed that no talks have taken place over his future at West Ham, but admitted he is happy at the club amid interest from Manchester United (Sky Austria)

Brighton, Crystal Palace, Southampton and West Brom have all expressed an interest in Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong, who is keen on a move to the Premier League (Record)