• Having failed in his attempts to lure Jamie Vardy and Gonzalo Higuaín to the Emirates, Arsène Wenger is still on the hunt for a top class striker, and Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette has moved to the top of his wish-list. (FW Index 4.4)
  • And although the Gunners may already be flush with talent in the attacking midfield positions (Mesut Özil, Alexis Sanchez, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, etc.), Wenger remains keen on further bolstering that area of his squad with Leicester City’s PFA Player of the Year, Riyad Mahrez. (4.4)
  • One man seemingly on his way out of north London is French full-back Mathieu Debuchy. The 31-year-old former Newcastle United player is being strongly linked with a switch to Galatasaray. (2.7)


  • The tumbleweed continues to blow along the pitch at the Vitality Stadium, as Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe seems content with the business he has done so far this window. No Whispers of incomings or outgoings at the moment following the arrivals of Jordon Ibe and Lys Mousset, but perhaps Howe is biding his time for a deadline day bargain.


  • Clarets defender Michael Keane continues to be linked with a move to Premier League champions Leicester City. Burnley have fended off the Foxes for the time being, but Claudio Ranieri remains keen on the former Manchester United player. (2.5)
  • The faintest of Whispers suggests that Burnley remain interested in Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney, but any potential deal for the 25-year-old appears to be some way off at this stage. (1.3)


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Manchester United

  • In the saga that has dominated the transfer window, Paul Pogba is poised to complete a world record move from Juventus to Manchester United. (5.0)
  • James Wilson spent the second half of last season on loan with Brighton & Hove Albion, and now Birmingham City are keen to take the young striker back to the Championship in another loan deal. (2.2)
  • Adnan Januzaj looks to have turned down former boss David Moyes, with Besiktas now the favourites for the talented Belgian (3.2)


  • Boro are considering a move for Steven Caulker to add some valuable Premier League experience to their defence. (1.4)


  • Napoli’s Manolo Gabbiadini could make the perfect Graziona Pellè replacement for the Saints. (2.4)
  • Combative Belgian midfielder Steven Defour is viewed as a potential replacement for the departed Victor Wanyama. (1.3)

Stoke City

  • West Bromich Albion’s Saido Berahino won’t come cheap, but Mark Hughes remains keen on the young striker. (2.5)
  • Rumours of a move for Robin van Persie have cooled recently, but a spectacular Premier League return could yet be on the cards for the Dutchman. (1.7)


  • French midfielder Yann M’Vila is thought to be closing in on a move to Sunderland from Rubin Kazan. (3.4)
  • While Liam Bridcutt may not figure in the plans of new manager David Moyes. The 27-year-old midfielder is being linked with a move to Leeds United. (3.6)
  • Lamine Koné could also be on his way out of Sunderland, with Everton thought to be keen on the powerful defender. (2.1)

Swansea City

  • André Ayew is set to depart the Liberty Stadium to join West Ham United imminently. (4.9)
  • Ashley Williams is also heading for the exit door, with a move to Everton on the cards. The Wales international will be a huge miss for the Swans. (4.5)
  • It’s not all bad news for Swansea fans though, as the potential arrival of Borja Bastón would be a massive boost. The Atlético Madrid striker impressed while on loan at Eibar last season. (3.8)

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Tottenham Hotspur

  • Georges-Kévin N’Koudou has been strongly linked with a move to Spurs for a few weeks now, but the 21-year-old winger is still a Marseille player. (2.6)
  • Versatile Belgian attacker Nacer Chadli had been linked with a move to Swansea City, but Borussia Dortmund now lead the chase for his signature. (1.5)
  • Michel Vorm worked under Brendan Rodgers at Swansea, and the Dutch goalkeeper could be reunited with his old boss at Celtic. (3.0)


  • The Hornets reportedly turned down a £30million-plus offer from China for Odion Ighalo, but that hasn’t put West Bromwich Albion off making a move for the striker. (3.9)
  • Monaco defender Marcel Tisserand is said to be on Watford’s radar. (1.9)

West Bromich Albion

  • The Baggies are eyeing a shock move for Watford’s Odion Ighalo, with any potential deal likely to obliterate the club’s transfer record. (3.9)
  • Gabriel Paulista’s injury, suffered last night in a friendly against Manchester City, has exacerbated Arsenal’s need for defensive reinforcement, and Jonny Evans is the latest name linked with the Gunners. (3.5)
  • West Brom stood firm and held on to Saido Berahino amid interest from Spurs last summer, will they fend off Stoke City this time around? (2.5)

West Ham United

  • André Ayew is set to complete a £20 million move to West Ham in the coming days. (4.9)
  • While the Hammers remain keen on signing Colombian poacher Carlos Bacca from AC Milan. (3.6)
  • Slaven Billic is also thought to be keen on Inter Milan’s Davide Santon, formerly of Newcastle United. (2.5)

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