Sheffield United latest on player talks, Liverpool 'close in' on stunning £52m deal, Tottenham 'eye' La Liga star

Football remains in lockdown and uncertainty remains over if and when it will return to complete the 2019/20 Premier League and EFL season.

Thursday, 23rd April 2020, 8:50 am
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In the meantime however, speculation is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to Sheffield United and the upcoming transfer window.

And as ever, we’re sharing the latest rumours from around the Premier League – so scroll and click through the pages to see the latest news and gossip from around the web:

Wolverhampton Wanderers will bank £15m from Leeds United for the permanent transfer of Helder Costa regardless of the coronavirus pandemic. (Football Insider)

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West Ham United could sign Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira this summer after his partner Melanie Leupolz joined Chelsea Women. (Calciomercato)
Tottenham Hotspur are set to rival Inter Milan in a bid to sign Barcelona midfielder Arthur with both clubs willing to ‘substantially improve his wages’. (Mundo Deportivo)
Everton are ‘in the front row' to sign Roma’s Cengiz Under with his asking price said to have dropped below the initial £35m. (Calciomercato)
Chelsea are in pole position to sign highly-rated Borussia Dortmund defender Nnamdi Collins and have offered £1.75m for the 16-year-old. (Bild)
The father of Atletico Madrid's Thomas Partey has confirmed the midfielder has held talks with Arsenal and admits he will be happy if his son moves to the Emirates. (Football.London)
RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has given his word to Liverpool over a possible £52m deal. The lure of Jurgen Klopp has made Anfield his preferred destination. (Bleacher Report)
Manchester United are considering a move for Rennes midfielder Faitout Maouassa, a player Newcastle United tried to sign for £7m in January and remain interested in. (L’Equipe)
The consortium close to buying Newcastle United are hopeful a £300m deal ‘will happen within days’ with no red flags raised from the Premier League so far. (Telegraph)
A separate report says the Premier League have some ‘queasiness’ about the takeover, where its lawyers will scrutinise Saudi piracy claims to see if it should be blocked. (The Times)
Sheffield United have put contract talks on hold during the coronavirus pandemic with manager Chris Wilder insisting it is the moral thing to do. (Sheffield Star)