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Thursday’s transfer rumors – Arsenal eye a move for a second Chelsea player

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Arsenal eye a move for a second Chelsea player

After completing a deadline-day transfer for Jorginho, Arsenal have now got their eye on Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi.

The 22-year-old is currently on loan at Bayer Leverkusen. He has made 17 appearances for the Bundesliga club, managing one goal and one assist. For now, Arsenal are tracking his progress. [The Guardian]

Real Madrid name their summer transfer priority

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham is Real Madrid’s summer transfer priority.

The 19-year-old England international is one of the game’s most in-demand young players. Liverpool want him, but Real Madrid are every bit as determined. They also want to sign a top striker to ease the burden placed on Karim Benzema. [AS – in Spanish]

Xavi rules out Barcelona summer exit for Raphinha

Two Premier League clubs in the race for Ayew

Everton and Nottingham Forest may be in contention to sign Ghana captain Andre Ayew.

The 33-year-old winger is available on a free transfer after leaving Qatari club Al Sadd. He could arrive in England today, although the chances of Everton signing him are rated at ‘50/50’. Nottingham Forest is another possibility, as Ayew shares a close relationship with manager Steve Cooper. [Daily Mail]

Man City shortlist a Cancelo replacement

Manchester City have shortlisted Chelsea left-back Ben Chilwell as a potential replacement for Joao Cancelo.

The Citizens are preparing for life after Cancelo, who has joined Bayern Munich on loan. The German club can sign the 28-year-old full-back permanently in the summer for €70 million. [The Times – subscription required]

Thiago Silva confirms Chelsea contract talks

Roberto is set for a new Barcelona contract

Barcelona plan to offer right-back Sergi Roberto a new contract.

The 30-year-old has only made five starts in LaLiga following a season plagued by injury problems. Nonetheless, Barcelona want to extend his contract for another 12 months, with an option for a second year depending on the number of games Roberto plays. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]

Isco could end up at Everton

Everton may throw their hat in the ring for former Real Madrid and Sevilla midfielder Isco.

The 30-year-old is again available for a free transfer after a deadline-day switch to Union Berlin fell apart. Sean Dyche is desperate to reinforce his struggling squad. The new Everton manager, therefore, is looking at the free agent pool, with both Isco and Andre Ayew under consideration. [The Times – subscription required]