£30m-rated Burnley star linked with AC Milan and Leicester City as Chelsea eye Clarets stopper

Talk has turned towards the recently opened transfer window with the domestic football season officially done and dusted.

Sunday, 16th August 2020, 9:42 am
All the latest Premier League gossip from around the web

There’s plenty of transfer gossip swirling around, with clubs looking to conclude a host of deals and strengthen ahead of the new season.

Simply scroll down and click through the pages to view the very latest second tier transfer news and rumours from around the web – and don’t forget to check back tomorrow for more of the same.

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, who spent last season on loan at Roma, is not interested in a move to Newcastle. (Mail on Sunday)

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Midfielder Jeff Hendrick is set to sign for Newcastle United on a free transfer. The 28-year-old Republic of Ireland international left Burnley after his contract at Turf Moor expired on 30 June. (Talksport)
Newcastle are also interested in Oxford United defender and captain Rob Dickie. (Sun on Sunday)
Marcelo Bielsa has asked Leeds United to sign Basel striker Arthur Cabral this summer, the Whites have lodged a £16.3m offer for the Brazilian. (Globoesporte)
Victor Orta had spent time travelling around Europe in order to find a striker for the club and is said to be targeting Stuttgart's £18m-rated ace Nico Gonzalez. (BILD)
Chile international Mauricio Isla has also been linked with a move to Elland Road - versatile individual has a colossal 115 caps to his name and has suitors in the form of Real Betis, Valencia, Real Valladolid and Panathinaikos. (BILD)
Chelsea are closing in on a £40m move for £40m England defender and Brighton captain Lewis Dunk. (Sun on Sunday)
Fulham have joined Leeds in the race for Benfica's £36m-rated Portuguese midfielder Florentino Luis. (Mail on Sunday)
Leeds United have opted against signing Newcastle United’s Matty Longstaff while Sheffield United are interested in the midfielder. (Daily Mail)
Sheffield United face an uphill task to land Antonee Robinson now as Fulham are prepared to offer the defender £50k-a-week. (The Sun)
Singapore-based investors Nelson and Terence Loh had held talks with Mike Ashley over a potential takeover bid. The Bellagraph Nova (BN) Group, co-founded by Evangeline Shen and the Loh cousins, have now made a formal move. They have submitted proof of funds and a letter of intent to Mike Ashley, with them also willing to pay £250,000 in order to access the club’s data room. (Shields Gazette)
Jack Butland is on the short list as Burnley prepare a contingency plan if Nick Pope leaves for Chelsea. (Bleacher Report)
AC Milan are monitoring the situation of Dwight McNeil. The £30m-rated 20-year-old has also been linked with a move to Leicester City (Various)