Transfer rumours: Ceballos, Chiesa, Martinez, Havertz, Rashica

Transfer rumours: Ceballos, Chiesa, Martinez, Havertz, Rashica

Arsenalface competition fromAC Milan, ValenciaandReal Betisfor midfielder Dani Ceballos, 23, if they want to make the Spaniard’s loan deal fromReal Madridpermanent.(Express)

Manchester Unitedare close to agreeing a fee withFiorentinafor Italy winger Federico Chiesa, 22.(Corriere Fiorentino via Star)

Chelseahave stepped up their pursuit of Germany andBayer Leverkusenforward Kai Havertz, 21, because their English striker Callum Hudson-Odoi, 19, hasn’t developed into the player they expected.(90min)

Barcelonahave agreed personal terms withInter Milanand Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 22, but the deal depends on whether the Catalan club can sell their Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho, 28, who spent the season on loan atBayern Munich.(ESPN)

Werder Bremensporting director Frank Baumann has confirmed Kosovo winger Milot Rashica has asked to leave this summer, withWolves, Liverpool, AC Milan, RB LeipzigandHertha BSCall reported to be interested in the 24-year-old.(Werder Bremen via Bundesliga News)

USA midfielder Weston McKennie is set to leaveSchalkewith a number of European clubs interested in the 21-year-old, includingLiverpoolandChelsea.(CBS Sports)

Arsenal’s21-year-old French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi is still training alone, as manager Mikel Arteta has yet to reinstate him to the first-team squad.(ESPN)

Chelseaare tracking the progress ofMonaco’sFrench winger Malamine Efekele, 15.(L’Equipe via Mail)

Evertonand DR Congo winger Yannick Bolasie, 31, says that he wants to stay at the club and play under Carlo Ancelotti, after returning from a loan spell atSporting Lisbon.(Liverpool Echo)

Barcelonaare favourites to sign Spanish forward Fabian Luzzi, 16, fromRayo Vallecano,with other European clubs also interested.(Marca)

Everton’sDutch right-back Nathan Markelo, 21, who is yet to make first team appearance, is close to completing a loan move toFC Twente.(De Telegraaf – in Dutch)

Monacohave had a 12m euro offer forReimsdefender Axel Disasi, 22, turned down, with his club valuing the Frenchman at 15m euros, whileSouthamptonare also interested.(L’Equipe – in French)

Bresciahave updated the weight of their Italy striker Mario Balotelli, 29, to 99.8kg on their website – implying he is 8kg overweight.(Mail)

Hoffenheimdirector Frank Briel has criticisedBayern Munich‘s transfer policy, saying they benefit from other Bundesliga clubs’ hard work by poaching the best talent from academies.(Goal)

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