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Live Football Transfer News and Rumours: EPL, La Liga and Rest of Europe - 28th July

All the transfer news and rumours around Europe!
Updated: 28 July 2017 21:41 IST - Published: 28 July 2017 16:06 IST
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Lichsteiner agrees personal terms with Nice
The 33-year-old who was a Chelsea target has now agreed personal terms ahead of a move to OGC Nice according to Corriere Dello Sport. Conte, who has worked with Lichsteiner during his stint at Juventus was keen on landing the right-back.
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Liverpool to make a move for West Ham's Lanzini
Evening Standard is reporting that West Ham midfielder Manuel Lanzini could head to Liverpool as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho in case he moves to Barcelona.
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Southampton to make move for Tottenham's Kevin Wimmer
According to The Sun, the Saints will make a move for Spurs' Kevin Wimmer if Van Dijk ends up leaving. Mauricio Pellegrino sees an ideal replacement in the Tottenham's 24-year-old centreback who is looking for more game time. Wimmer will reportedly cost Southampton £20m.
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Luciano Spalletti shuts down Ivan Perisic exit talks
Speaking at a press conference, the Inter Milan manager has said,
"Until now, there hasn't been any important contact."
"There was something you already know about at the beginning of the window. There was no follow-up and so, for me, the topic is over.
"It's true what the journalists say: as time goes by, it becomes more and more difficult to replace him with another player. I will strongly oppose the sale of Perisic if an offer comes."
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Dybala going nowhere
Talking to Tuttosport, Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta said, 
'Paulo (Dybala) won't be sold at any price. We've rejected so many offers for Dybala. When a player is happy to stay at Juve, he'll stay for as long as he wants.'
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Torino slaps £90m price tag on Belotti
According to DailyMail, Torino manager Sinisa Mihajlovic has warned AC Milan that they will need to meet Belotti's release-clause if they want to sign him. The 23-year-old had earlier been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United. If Milan decide to sign Belotti, it will take their summer expenditure to a whopping £250m.
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Lucas Perez edging closer to Arsenal exit
Perez's agent makes claims confirming that Perez is closing in on a return to his former club Deportivo. Speaking to PA Sport,  Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle said,
"Deportivo made an offer a week ago. It is a permanent deal and worth more than Nolito's move to Sevilla."
"Of course (he was told he would play more). Lucas signed for Arsenal and was the happiest person in the world and with all of his dreams to fulfill. Would you not be angry and sad and upset if you had your squad number taken without being asked?"
Perez was distraught after Arsenal gave his no.9 kit to Lacazette.
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Mirror are reporting that Neymar has stormed out of Barcelona training following bust-up with team-mate Nelson Semedo
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Middlesbrough have signed Ashley Fletcher from West Ham for £6.5m. 4-year contract.

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Julio Baptista on his career: "I'm not finished yet, my agent is looking for a team so I can keep playing a little bit longer."
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Ciprian Tătăruşanu has officially joined Nantes from Fiorentina for an undisclosed fee, signing a two-year contract.

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Marko Arnautovic on Javier Hernandez: "Chicharito has had a very good career at United, Madrid & Leverkusen. He's the perfect striker."
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According to Mirror, Italian giants Roma are set for a new £32m bid for Leicester's winger Riyad Mahrez.

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Pep Guardiola on Man City: "I will try to remain as long as possible to help, to help City keep moving forward and stay high."

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David Seaman on Arsenal: "They need a Patrick Vieira type midfielder. One with presence, strength & the ability to control games."
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Jeremie Boga on Antonio Conte: "In the few weeks I've been on pre-season, I have been learning a lot tactically from him, he's good for me."
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Ivan Rakitic on Neymar: "We [Barcelona] want to do important things this season and he is a key piece of that."
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John Barnes: "Jürgen Klopp still has a good squad, so he will maximise the potential of the squad without Coutinho."

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Antonio Conte on Eden Hazard: "He is very happy to stay with us and to play for Chelsea. I don' t know anything about this situation."

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Claudio Bravo on Alexis Sanchez: "If he decides to leave Arsenal, we'll wait for him with open arms at Manchester City."
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Barcelona willing to offer Ivan Rakitic for Philippe Coutinho

According to Sky Sources, FC Barcelona are willing to include Rakitic as a part of their bid for Coutinho
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Arsenal's 3rd bid for Thomas Lemar rejected!!

The Daily Express have reported that Monaco have rejected a 3rd bid from Arsenal for midfielder Thomas Lemar. 
The 3rd rejected bid was believed to be around £46 million.
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Chelsea enquire about Renato Sanches

The Mirror have reported that Chelsea F.C. have made an inquiry for Bayern's Renato Sanches, who is keen on leaving the club.
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Manchester United still looking at Bale?

According to the Daily Express, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidan has refused to rule out Bale's departure.
It is understood that Bale could be offloaded in case Madrid complete the signing of teen sensation Kylian Mbappe.
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