Sheffield United 'plot' move for German forward as Crystal Palace favourites to sign striker ahead of Blades

Sheffield United and their Premier League rivals continued to be linked with a host of deals in this summer’s transfer window.

Friday, 4th September 2020, 8:16 am
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Chris Wilder has until October 5 to further strengthen his Blades squad for the 2020’21 season, which kicks offs on September 12.

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:

Norwich City hope to convince Burnley to allow Ben Gibson to leave on loan with a view to a permanent deal - if they are promoted to the Premier League. (Burnley Express)

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Brescia defender Jhon Chancellor is available for between £3.5m-£4.5m amid interest from Brighton and Leeds. (Tuttosport)
Thiago Almada, who is being watched by Leeds, Manchester United & City, has seen his release clause automatically increase to £22.3m. (Ole via Sport Witness)
The agent of Leeds United target Rodrigo De Paul is set to fly to Italy in the next few days to discuss the increased interest in the 26-year-old. (Tuttomercatoweb)
West Ham and Newcastle are taking a keen interest in Bologna’s Japanese defender Takehiro Tomiyasu. (Evening Standard)
Newcastle United, Leeds United and Southampton have all contacted Liverpool over a possible move for Harry Wilson but it is unlikely he’ll be allowed to leave on loan again. (Liverpool Echo)
Steve Bruce’s Magpies are confident they can tie up deals for free agent Ryan Fraser and Arsenal defender Rob Holding on loan. (Northern Echo)
Manchester United are preparing to agree agent salary and fees before submitting an official offer to Borussia Dortmund for winger Jadon Sancho. (Daily Mail)
Arsenal are plotting a shock move for West Ham winger Felipe Anderson. The Hammers want to recoup the £36m paid for him in 2018. (Football Insider)
Crystal Palace have been installed as the favourites (4/5) to sign Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster. Sheffield United are second at 5/1. (Sky Bet)
Sheffield United and Swansea City are interested in a loan move for Germany youth international Leon Dajaku from Bayern Munich. (The Guardian)