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Live Football Transfer News and Rumours: EPL, La Liga, rest of Europe - 12th August

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Updated: 12 August 2017 20:43 IST - Published: 12 August 2017 18:42 IST
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Valencia are looking at Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista, according to the Daily Star.

The Spanish club reportedly see the defender as a potential replacement for Ezequiel Garay, who is heading for Spartak Moscow.
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Valon Behrami has landed in Italy to complete a move to Udinese from Watford. The 32-year-old will meet with Udinese owner Giampaolo Pozzo – the son of Watford owner Gino – on Saturday to complete the transfer.
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Matt Hughes of Times Sport says Chelsea have lowered their valuation of Diego Costa to just £35m. Club not even in contact with the striker.

Hughes: Chelsea have been monitoring Costa's instagram posts, and are worried his weight gain with dissuade potential suitors from bidding.

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PSG have offered forward Kylian Mbappé an annual salary of £16.4m over five years to convince him to leave Monaco

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Everton and Southampton are battling it out for the signature of highly-prized Club Brugge youngster Noah Fadiga
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Former Real Madrid star Ángel Di María has emerged as a surprise target for Barcelona as they seek to replace Neymar

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Barcelona are on the verge of announcing the £36.5m signing of Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande.

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Barcelona contacts Messi to make changes in the already agreed renewal!

With PSG activating Neymar's €222m release clause, Barcelona are now preparing to change the release clause of Messi, which currently is €300m. It is believed that the Catalans' are preparing to make the release clause €1billion, a figure impossible to reach.
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PSG's Neymar has reportedly accepted to pay a €2.1m fine to the Brazilian tax authorities.
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Cresswell back in the fold. He Missed a few days training with a slight knock but is going to train on Friday and will be available.

Chicarito may start from the bench: "He is not 100%, for me. But he does look sharp and his movement is top class, exceptional," said the manager
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Brighton are set to beat Middlesbrough and Sunderland to the signing of Sporting Lisbon defender Ezequiel Schelotto
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Arsene Wenger on Sead Kolasinac: "He has the power, the attitude and the desire to integrate very quickly into the Premier League."

Arsenal came from behind to win a thriller against Leicester yesterday night 4-3. Kolasinac provided one assist yesterday.

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No fresh injury concerns ahead of Manchester United's opener vs West Ham United. Jones and Bailly return to the squad after missing the Super Cup through suspension.
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Pep drops a hint on Manchester City's set-up at Brighton: "We played 3-4-3 [last three games] with a diamond – a demanding system but it worked well." 
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Tottenham open talks with Celta Vigoto to sign midfielder Pape Cheikh Diop

The 20-year-old Spain youth international is an athletic box-to-box midfielder scouted by the club for some time.Spurs are hoping to conclude a deal for the player by next week - and he would become their first transfer of the summer window.
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Gary Medel is the latest player to join Besiktas moving from Inter Milan for an undisclosed fee.

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Spurs eye Davinson Sanchez

Tottenham are interested in Ajax centre-back Davinson Sanchez. Tottenham are yet to make any additions to their squad this summer it is  understood that centre-back is not one of Mauricio Pochettino's main priorities. However, Sanchez could become an option for Tottenham if one of their other centre-backs moves on, with the future of Kevin Wimmer remaining uncertain.
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Leicester and Stoke in for Townsend.

Leicester are ready to rival Stoke in a move for Crystal Palace forward, Andros Townsend. 
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Barcelona star Lionel Messi wants the club to invest the money from Neymar's sale on Dele Alli and Marco Asensio.

The Catalans' are desperatly looking for Neymar's replacement so as to make sure they rope in a quality player as soon as possible so that he settles in and can hit the ground running. Messi has identified Alli and Asensio. 
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Henderson back to face Watford: "The Doc told me he was not 100% [vs Athletic] so we left him at home, but he was part of all sessions"

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Arsene Wenger has revealed he offered Olivier Giroud the chance to leave Arsenal and he turned it down

"He doesn't want to leave and I'm happy that he wants to stay, but at some stage I opened the door for him because I knew I had many strikers."But he's really loved here, we love him, and in the end he's decided to stay."

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David De Gea has ended Real Madrid's transfer hopes this summer. The player has ruled out leaving Manchester United this summer.

De Gea came close to joining last term’s Champions League winners in 2015 and they were expected to go back in for him this year. However, it seems the 26-year-old may have ended Perez’s hopes of getting him on-board himself.

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