Manchester City are still reportedly ‘leading the race’ for the signing of Marc Cucurella.

The Brighton and Hove Albion full-back made a big impression on the Premier League last season with the Spaniard making 39 appearances for Graham Potter’s men. The Seagulls, however, seem intent on putting up a fight to keep their defender.

Reports have suggested £30m would be enough for City to complete the signing of the ex-Getafe man. The Athletic claims that although Brighton will be battling hard to keep him, the Blues are still leading the way when it comes to getting the transfer done.

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Elsewhere, it is claimed that although there has been late interest from Tottenham Hotspur for Gabriel Jesus, Arsenal are ‘very close’ to completing a deal for the City forward. According to Calciomercato, the uncertainty surrounding Jesus’ future has caught the attention of ‘four other top sides’ – one of which is Spurs.

However, they believe that the Brazilian is firmly set on heading to the Emirates Stadium, especially now Alexandre Lacazette has left the Gunners. Between £50m-60m will reportedly be enough to secure Jesus’ services.

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