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Transfer rumours swirl around Jack Wilshere, Alisson and Steven Nzonzi


Chelsea’s Willian (left) shakes hands with manager Jose Mourinho (Mike Egerton/Empics)
Chelsea’s Willian (left) shakes hands with manager Jose Mourinho (Mike Egerton/Empics)

Jose Mourinho is reported to be interested in a reunion with Chelsea winger Willian, according to the Daily Mail. Manchester United are preparing a £60m bid for the Brazil international who has been at Stamford Bridge since 2013, scoring 25 times in 166 appearances.

What the papers say

One potential arrival at Chelsea comes in the form of Roma goalkeeper Alisson, reports the Daily Express. The shotstopper looked set to be moving from Real Madrid to Liverpool, but the Blues are looking to muscle in on the deal.

Jack Wilshere looks set to leave the Emirates in the summer with reports suggesting he will be a fringe player in Unai Emery’s Arsenal side. Crystal Palace are the latest club to be linked with the midfielder, joining West Ham, Wolves and Everton according to the Daily Mirror.

Arsenal will be looking to supplement their midfield with the potential signing of Steven Nzonzi, who previously had a loan spell at Blackburn, reports the Daily Express.

James Maddison has moved to Leicester

Leicester and Southampton are in the running to sign Norwich midfielder James Maddison, after both submitting £24million bids, reports the Daily Mirror.

Players to watch

Aleksandr Golovin: The Russian who bagged a goal in the side’s 5-0 demolition of Saudi Arabia is wanted by Arsenal but Juventus may be looking to make a deal, reports Gazzetta dello Sport.

Russia’s Aleksandr Golovin scored in the side’s World Cup opener (Adam Davy/PA)

Mario Balotelli: The former Manchester City striker could be moving from Nice to Marseille, reports RMC Sport.

Marcos Llorente: The Real Madrid midfielder has piqued the interest of LaLiga rivals Sevilla, according to AS.



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