Transfer rumours: Wijnaldum, Magalhaes, Dalot, Smalling, Brooks, Maitland-Niles


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New Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman wants to bring Liverpool and Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 29, to the Nou Camp. (Algemeen Dagblad, via Express)external-link

Lille and Brazil centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes, 22, has delayed making a final decision on a move to Arsenal after a potential late bid by Manchester United. (Telegraph)external-link

Manchester United have cooled their interest in a loan deal for Juventus and Brazil winger Douglas Costa, 29, and will instead consider a move for Bournemouth and Wales winger David Brooks, 23. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

United have been told they must pay Bournemouth £40m to sign Brooks. (Sun)external-link

Paris St-Germain are monitoring Manchester United and Portugal full-back Diogo Dalot, 21. (O Jogo – in Portuguese)external-link

Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling, 30, is keen to rejoin Roma on loan after spending last season with the Serie A side. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Mirror)external-link

New contract talks between United and English goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 23, are at an advanced stage. The deal will reportedly be worth more than £100,000-a-week. (Sky Sports)external-link

Liverpool are considering signing Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara with the 29-year-old Spain international available for £30m. (Independent)external-link

Watford striker Troy Deeney, 32, wants to stay with the Hornets, despite their relegation to the Championship. (Talksport)external-link

Tottenham are planning a move for Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles – the versatile 22-year-old played in defence and midfield for Arsenal last season. (Mail)external-link

Brighton will not accept Leeds’ third bid for English defender Ben White, 22, reiterating that he is not for sale. (Argus)external-link

Brazil attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson, 27, is considering leaving West Ham. (Sun)external-link

Aston Villa are poised to make an opening bid of £18m for Brentford’s English striker Ollie Watkins, 24, but the Championship side are holding out for £25m. (Mail)external-link

Real Betis are in talks with Brighton over a move for Spanish right-back Martin Montoya, 29. (Sky Sports)external-link

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