Transfer rumours: Phillips, Olmo, Fofana, Rodriguez, Isak, Dembele, Vlahovic



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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants the club to sign Leeds United and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 25, for next season. (Fichajes, in Spanish)external-link

Barcelona are targeting RB Leipzig‘s Dani Olmo – with Manchester United, Juventus and Bayern Munich also showing an interest in the 23-year-old winger. (Marca, in Spanish)external-link

Leicester City’s French defender Wesley Fofana, 20, says Real Madrid is the “biggest club in the world” and that it is his “dream” to play there. (YouTube, via Marca)external-link

Everton failed to offload Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez because of the 30-year-old’s £250-000-a-week salary. (Football Insider) external-link

A number of Premier League clubs remain keen on Alexander Isak, 21, despite the Sweden striker signing a new long-term contract with Real Sociedad. Arsenal and Chelsea have shown interest previously. (Fichajes via Teamtalk)external-link

Tottenham Hotspur have opened talks with Ajax about the possibility of signing 20-year-old Dutch defender Jurrien Timber. (Todofichajes in Spanish)external-link

Barcelona are planning to hold talks with Ousmane Dembele’s agent about extending the 24-year-old France forward’s contract, but no meeting has yet taken place. (Mundo Deportivo, in Spanish)external-link

AC Milan’s Franck Kessie, 24, is attracting interest from Barcelona – but they face competition from Liverpool, Tottenham and Paris St-Germain for the Ivory Coast midfielder. (Mundo Deportivo, in Spanish)external-link

Serbia’s 21-year-old striker Dusan Vlahovic, who attracted interest from Tottenham and Atletico Madrid in the summer, is in talks about extending his deal with Fiorentina. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

France playmaker Houssem Aouar, 23, has played down links with Arsenal and says he wants to help Lyon qualify for the Champions League. (Metro)external-link

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