Sheffield United FAVOURITES to sign wonderkid striker transfer ahead of West Ham, Chelsea close in on seventh summer signing

Sheffield United get their 2020/21 Premier League campaign underway on Monday night, when they host Wolverhamption Wanderers at Bramall Lane in what should be a fascinating encounter between two well-matched teams.

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Meanwhile, the Blades continue to pursue key transfer targets, with manager Chris Wilder eager to get another striker through the door before the transfer window closes. In the meantime, here's all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Premier League.

Man City target Kalidou Koulibaly is said to be "desperate" to join Pep Guardiola's side this summer, after missing out on big moves away from Napoli in the past. (MEN)
Liverpool are believed to be moving closer to striking a deal for Watford winger Ismaila Sarr. The Reds are understood to have held early talks with the Hornets ahead of potentially lodging an opening bid. (Football Insider)

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Newcastle United look set to battle it out with Everton and Wolves for Atletico Madrid full-back Santiago Arias. The right-back has been capped on over 50 occasions for the Colombia senior side. (Sport Witness)
West Bromwich Albion look to be closing in on a move for Watford striker Troy Deeney. The Baggies are said to be in advanced talks with the player, and could beat Spurs to his signing. (Football Insider)
Brighton & Hove Albion's hopes of landing Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez look to have received a boost, after the Gunners left the £20m-rated stopper out of their side to face Fulham this weekend. (Guardian)
Leicester City have become the firm, 1/4 odds-on favourites to sign Burnley's star winger Dwight McNeil this summer, with a flurry of bets suggesting the Foxes are close to getting their man. (Sky Bet)
Reports from Spain have claimed that Leeds United are the strong favourites to sign Barcelona midfielder Rafinha, amid reports of interest from both the Whites and Celta Vigo. (Sport Witness)
Despite reports suggesting Man Utd had made a breakthrough in negotiations for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho, the club have been tipped to pursue alternative targets - including Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix. (Daily Star)
Sheffield United are now the bookies' firm favourites to sign Liverpool's Rhian Brewster this summer ahead of West Ham, although a potential move could transpire to be a loan deal rather than a permanent switch. (Oddschecker)
Chelsea look to be close to landing their seventh signing of the summer, with a £25m deal for Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy close to completion. The deal would take the Blues' summer spending up to around £226m (Sky Sports)