Mesut Ozil denies Man United links; Barca make final Philippe Coutinho bid

Mesut Ozil denies Man United links; Barca make final Philippe Coutinho bid
From ESPN - October 20, 2017

With the January window on the horizon, there's plenty brewing in the transfer market. All the latest deals and potential deals can be found here.

TOP STORY: Ozil refutes Man United links

Mesut Ozil has dismissed speculation that he could leave Arsenal for Manchester United as he begins to feel the strain of the uncertainty surrounding his future.

The Sun quotes a source close to Ozil as saying the German has not held talks with United over a potential transfer and that he is not even aware of their interest.

However, Ozil also has not discussed extending his contract at Arsenal since March, suggesting that he could soon be on his way from the Emirates Stadium.

The 29-year-old will be free to talk to foreign clubs from Jan. 1, with Inter Milan among a long list of suitors.

Barcelona make final move for Coutinho

Barcelona will hold talks with Liverpool next week as they plot one last bid for Philippe Coutinho, reports Mundo Deportivo.

The Catalan giants failed in their pursuit of the Brazilian over the summer, but they have not given up hope of resurrecting a deal in January.

Barca have hired superagent Kia Joorabchian to broker the transfer, and will offer an initial fee of 80 million plus a further 30m should Coutinho activate certain clauses.

It's thought the 25-year-old is still desperate to move to the Nou Camp, with rumours that Liverpool have agreed to let him leave when the transfer window reopens.

Jurgen Klopp said on Friday he has no idea what the future holds and that Coutinho. and every other player at the club, is fully committed to the current project in the Premier and Champions Leagues.

Arsenal chase Silva

Arsenal are tracking AC Milan striker Andre Silva as they look to bolster their attacking options ahead of Alexis Sanchez's inevitable departure, claims The Sun.

Saints want Koulibaly



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