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While top-flight clubs face a hectic schedule, speculation is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to off the field matters and the upcoming transfer window.
As ever, we’re sharing the latest rumours surrounding the top-flight – so scroll and click through the pages to see the latest news and gossip from around the web:
Noel Whelan has tipped Leeds United to clinch a ‘bargain’ £8m for Manchester City winger Jack Harrison following an impressive campaign at Elland Road. (Football Insider) Ali Koiki has rejected a new contract with Burnley and will now leave Turf Moor with Championship, League One and foreign clubs vying for his signature. (Football Insider) Sheffield United and Newcastle United have been credited with interest in Olympiacos midfielder Mady Camara, who is valued around the £20m mark. (SDNA via HITC) Manchester City are keen to sign Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake, however could face competition from his former club Chelsea (The Athletic) Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp would like to tempt Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara to Anfield. (France Football via Sports Witness) Manchester United should focus on signing a striker similar to the calibre of Robert Lewandowski rather than splashing £50m on Jadon Sancho, says former coach Rene Meulensteen. (TalkSport) Premier League chief Richard Masters hopes a decision regarding the Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United can ‘conclude shortly’ after admitting it has been ‘complicated’. (Various) Masters offered an encouraging update in regards to alleged piracy in Saudi Arabia, claiming BeoutQ - the highly publicised illegal stream - is now off the air. (Various) Former Leeds striker Noel Whelan has hit out at the Premier League over the takeover, insisting three months is far too long to wait for a decision. (Football Insider) Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has made contact with free agent Thiago Silva and hopes former teammate David Luiz can persuade him to move to North London. (Le10Sport) Brighton and Hove Albion are set to sign Club Brugge defender Lars Dendoncker - brother of Wolves midfielder Leander - ahead of Celtic, Roma and Inter Milan. (Goal.com)