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The transfer window remains open until October 5, meaning the Whites and their top-flight rivals have around three weeks to finalise incomings and outgoings.
As always, we’re sharing the latest rumours from around the top-flight – so scroll and click through the pages to see the latest news and gossip from around the web:
Burnley have turned down an improved £30m from West Ham for defender James Tarkowski. (Various) Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion have tabled a £4.6m bid for Lazio’s Jordan Lukaku, brother of Romelu. (Il Messaggero) The Whites are confident Josko Gvardiol will follow imminent signing Crysencio Summerville through the door at Elland Road. (Football Insider) Leeds United and Aston Villa have joined the chase for Werder Bremen star Milot Rashica with RB Leipzig unwilling to meet his £23m asking price. (DeichStube) Lille have turned down a fresh £32m bid from Newcastle United for midfielder Boubakary Soumare having tried to sign him in January. (@FabrizioRomano) Newcastle have opened contract talks with goalkeeper Karl Darlow, who is in the final year of his deal at St James's Park. (Football Insider) Arsenal have enquired about Stephan El Shaarawy after Shanghai Shenhua granted him permission to join a European club on loan until January. (Gianluca Dimarzio) Liverpool have tabled a £23m offer for Thiago Alcantara, however Bayern Munich want around £27.7m for the midfielder. (@cc_eckner via Daily Star) Manchester United are leading the race for Porto left-back Alex Telles, who is valued at £27.6m. Wolves are also keen. (A Bola via Sport Witness) Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder is "confident" of completing a deal for a striker after revealing he is currently in talks with one. (Various)