Transfer rumours: Lamptey

Manchester United are in interested in Brighton right-back Tariq Lamptey. Brighton want £40m for the 21-year-old, who has played for England U21s.

The Old Trafford club have also made contact with representatives for Borussia Monchengladbach and Switzerland midfielder Denis Zakaria, 25.

Arsenal have made contact with Juventus over a loan deal for Brazil midfielder Arthur Melo, 25. They are also targeting Leicester’s Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans, 24.

The Gunners are also still interested in Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21, but will struggle to finance a move for the Serb by the end of the month.

Fiorentina want most of their 75m euro (£62.6m) asking price for Vlahovic up front but Arsenal want a compromise on the payment structure of the deal.

Paris St-Germain are interested in signing Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, with the 28-year-old Frenchman also keen to move to the Ligue 1 club.

Meanwhile PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino is still in contact with Manchester United over a move in the summer. Current interim manager Ralf Rangnick, however, is keen on Ajax boss Erik ten Hag.

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger is now planning to stay at Stamford Bridge. The German, 28, is out of contract next season and had been linked with a move away.

Aston Villa are chasing the signature of Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma, 25.

Ousmane Dembele is set to leave Barcelona at the end of the season and Manchester United are keen on the 24-year-old France international.

Burnley have held talks with Lens about signing Ivory Coast midfielder Seko Fofana from the French club. Leeds and Newcastle have also been linked with the 26-year-old. 

Transfer rumours: Lamptey

Newcastle are in talks to sign Reims striker Hugo Ekitike and the 19-year-old Frenchman is keen on a move to Tyneside.

Tottenham are hoping to sign Spain winger Adama Traore on a loan deal with an obligation to buy from Wolves, who are likely to prefer a straight £20m deal for the 25-year-old.