Chelsea are confident they can seal a deal for 21-year-old Everton attacker Anthony Gordon this week, with talks over the transfer of the England Under-21 international ongoing. (Times – subscription required) external-link

Manchester United are set to complete the signing of Ajax forward Antony, 22, within the next week, after reportedly agreeing personal terms with the Brazil international. (Sun) external-link

United are also planning a bid for Newcastle’s French winger Allan Saint-Maximin, 25. (Media Foot – in French)external-link

Chelsea are in advanced talks to sign Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 33, for a deal thought to be worth between £15m and £25m. (Sky Sports) external-link

Chelsea have enquired about the availability of Porto’s 23-year-old Brazilian winger Pepe, who is valued at £59.1m. (Record – in Portuguese)external-link

The Blues are prepared to allow an additional eight players to leave in this window after West Ham agreed a deal to sign Italy defender Emerson Palmieri, 28, from the Stamford Bridge club. (Express)external-link

Officials from Manchester United are set to travel to Barcelona in a last effort to sign 25-year-old Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong before the transfer window closes. (De Telegraaf via Mail) external-link

United are also interested in Eintracht Frankfurt and Germany goalkeeper Kevin Trapp, 32. (Sky Sports via Football Daily) external-link

Arsenal are interested in signing Wolves’ Portugal winger Pedro Neto, 22, as a replacement for Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe, 27, who has been linked with Leicester and Nice. (Times – subscription required)external-link

Newcastle are ready to make a bid of more than £30m to sign Borussia Monchengladbach’s French midfielder Kouadio Kone, 21. (L’Equipe – in French)external-link

Watford will “not entertain any bids” for Senegal forward Ismaila Sarr and are ready to offer the 24-year-old a new long-term contract after his proposed move to Aston Villa fell through. (Mirror)

The Hornets have also rejected Newcastle’s offer of £25m for Brazilian forward Joao Pedro. The Magpies will need to increase their bid for the 20-year-old. (Telegraph)external-link

Alternatively, Watford have agreed a £25m deal for Pedro.(Talksport)external-link

Tottenham are interested in signing 24-year-old Leeds and Wales forward Daniel James. (Alan Nixon, via Leeds Live)external-link

Barcelona are looking at Celta Vigo’s Spanish left-back Javi Galan, 27, as an alternative to Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso because the Catalan club’s move for the 31-year-old Spain international is getting complicated. (Helena Condis Edo via Twitter) external-link

Brighton and German side Augsburg are interested in Fiorentina’s 24-year-old Ivory Coast striker Christian Kouame. (Gianluca di Marzio)external-link

Wolves have agreed personal terms with Stuttgart’s Austria striker Sasa Kalajdzic but negotiations between the two clubs are continuing as the Bundesliga side want a higher transfer fee for the 25-year-old. (Mail) external-link

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