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Transfer latest: Raphinha left out of Leeds' pre-season squad
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Transfer latest: Raphinha left out of Leeds' pre-season squad

To kick off our latest transfer round-up, Leeds United have confirmed that Raphinha will not travel to Australia for their pre-season tour amid speculation over his future. Arsenal have bid for the winger, while Chelsea have agreed a fee. But obviously, it appears that he is determined to join Barcelona.

Aston Villa are closing in on their next signing. Ludwig Augustinsson is set to join Steven Gerrard’s side on an initial loan which includes an option to buy. There are still personal terms to be agreed, but a deal is close, according to Fabrizio Romano.

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Arsenal are looking to sign a new midfielder and are interested in signing Ismael Bennacer. The Gunners are ready to offer £33.9 million for the Algerian and it is suggested that such a bid would shake AC Milan, Calciomercatoweb.It claims.

Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal to sell Jack Clarke permanently. The winger spent some of last season on loan at Sunderland. And the 21-year-old has now returned to the Stadium of Light, signing a four year deal, as confirmed on the Black Cats’ official website.

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Transfer latest: Chelsea set for Ake talks; Southampton eye Dembele

Chelsea will discuss a move for Nathan Ake with Manchester City in the coming days. The Blues are on the verge of signing Raheem Sterling. And Ake could now follow with personal terms already agreed with the Dutchman, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Southampton want to bring Moussa Dembele back to England this summer. The Frenchman is entering the final year of his contract with Lyon. And he could now leave for just £10 million, The Sun reports.

Erik ten Hag wants Manchester United to up their offers for both Lisandro Martínez and Antony. The club have, so far, bid just over £93.1 million for the two players. But Ajax want to make £105.8 million from the pair, according to The Times.

And finally, Fulham want Gustavo Hamer. The Coventry City midfielder could cost more than £10 million, The Sun claims.

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