Transfer News: Tottenham will focus on a deal for Nottingham Forest and Wales forward Brennan Johnson, 22, after being beaten by Brighton to the loan signing of Barcelona and Spain forward Ansu Fati, 20.
Spurs are also weighing up a late transfer window bid for Chelsea and England midfielder Conor Gallagher, 23.
Saudi Pro League club Al-Ittihad is willing to offer a record Premier League fee of 150 million pounds to Liverpool for Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 31.
Fulham have rejected an opening offer from Bayern Munich for Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha, 28.
Bayern Munich have reached a verbal agreement with Palhinha over a contract, and the player has told Fulham that he wants to move to the German champions.
Fulham have contacted Manchester United over a potential deal for Scottish midfielder Scott McTominay, 26, as they attempt to line up a replacement for Palhinha.
Tottenham and Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is also being viewed as potential options to replace Palhinha, whom Fulham value at 60 million pounds.
Fulham are also ready to hijack Nottingham Forest’s deal for Monaco’s France midfielder Youssouf Fofana, 24.
Bayern Munich has backed away from talks with Chelsea over Trevoh Chalobah, 24, after the Blues declined to lower their 50 million-pound asking price for the English centre-back.
Manchester United have made progress on a loan-to-buy deal for 27-year-old Fiorentina and Morocco midfielder Sofyan Amrabat.
However, Fiorentina president Rocco Commisso says “there are many negotiations in progress” for Amrabat, who will stay at the club if a deal for his exit cannot be agreed.
Wolves have had an enquiry for Harrison Reed, 28, knocked back by Fulham, who are keen to tie the midfielder to a new deal.
Brentford have lodged a club record bid of 34 million pounds for PSV Eindhoven and Belgium forward Johan Bakayoko, 20.
Tottenham have rejected an offer from Burnley for England defender Eric Dier, 29.
English defender Japhet Tanganga, 24, is close to leaving Spurs to join German side Augsburg on loan.
English forward Keinan Davis, 25, is close to completing a permanent move from Aston Villa to Udinese.
Despite approaches from Real Betis and Besiktas, Aston Villa’s Brazilian forward Philippe Coutinho, 31, still wants to join Qatari club Al-Duhail.
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci, 36, has reached a verbal agreement to join Union Berlin on a permanent deal from Juventus.
Wolves are interested in Southampton and Scotland forward Che Adams, 27, and have also considered a move for Leicester City and Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho, 26, to bolster the attacking options in their squad.
AC Milan’s move for Porto and Iran forward Mehdi Taremi, 31, appears to have broken down when a new agent was introduced to the process after the clubs had agreed a 12.8 million pound fee.
Nottingham Forest have revived talks with PSV Eindhoven over completing a deal for Ivory Coast midfielder Ibrahim Sangare.
Fulham have reopened transfer talks with Chelsea over Callum Hudson-Odoi, 22, just as Forest were closing in on a deal for the England winger.
Hannibal Mejbri, 20, has been promised an important role at Manchester United if he stays beyond the closure of the transfer window, with the Tunisian midfielder attracting interest from Sevilla and Anderlecht.
Southampton have agreed a fee with Sunderland that could rise to 12 million pounds to sign Scotland striker Ross Stewart, 27.