Transfer round-up: Lemina to Arsenal?

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Transfer roundup, August 14.

The Premier League got underway this weekend, but the transfer window is far from over for clubs across Europe. Sport360 rounds-up the latest big transfer rumours this Sunday morning.

Javi Fuego, Valencia to Espanyol, €2 million (Done Deal)

The 32-year-old midfielder leaves the Mestalla after a three-year stint and has signed a three-year deal with the Catalans. The Sporting Gijon academy graduate becomes Quique Sanchez Flores’ seventh signing of the summer.

Joao Mario, Sporting to Inter, €45m (In Talks)

The Portuguese is edging closer to a move to the Italian giants, according to A Bola, with the fee set to be spread across two seasons. To abide by Financial Fair Play, the midfielder is expected to join on loan for an initial fee of €10m.

Yannick Bolasie, Crystal Palace to Everton, €30m (In Talks)

Palace boss Alan Pardew said the winger’s “heart and soul is elsewhere” following their 1 – 0 Premier League defeat to West Brom. While a deal is not yet done with the Toffees, Pardew confirmed all the signs point to Bolasie heading to Goodison Park.

Mario Lemina, Juventus to Arsenal, €20m (New Target)

Arsene Wenger has had a €16m offer declined, according to Italian website Calciomercato. The Serie A champions have put a €20m price tag on the 22-year-old Gabon midfielder, who is also attracting interest from German giants Schalke.

Ander Herrera, Manchester United to Juventus, €30m (New Target)

The Serie A champions could strike another deal with the Old Trafford club, with the Spaniard heading to Turin, according to Tuttosport. He has been identified as part of a four-man shortlist which also includes Nemanja Matic, Isco and Mateo Kovacic.

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Transfer round-up: Leitner joins Lazio, Barcelona agree fee

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Italy-bound: Leitner.

The Premier League gets underway this weekend, but the transfer window is far from over for clubs across Europe.

Sport360 rounds-up the latest big transfer rumours this Saturday morning.

Moritz Leitner, Borussia Dortmund to Lazio, €2 million (Done Deal)

The ex-Germany Under-21 international has left the Westfalonstadion after failing to hold down a regular spot in five years.

The 23-year-old midfielder is Lazio’s fourth summer signing after the captures of Jordan Lukaku, Ciro Immobile and Wallace.

Daniel Bessa, Inter to Verona, Loan (Done Deal)

The serial loanee is on the move again, to Verona who were relegated from Serie A last season.

The Brazilian midfielder, 23, has been at Inter since 2012 but has been out on loan five previous times, including to Vicenza, Bologna and Como in Italy.

Martin Demichelis, Unattached to Espanyol, Free Transfer (Done Deal)

The 35-year-old veteran defender has joined the La Liga side on a free transfer following his release from Manchester City earlier this summer.

The 50-times capped Argentina international previously played in Spain for Malaga and Atletico Madrid.

Cristian Tello, Barcelona to Fiorentina, Loan (In Talks)

The clubs have reached an agreement over the the 25-year-old’s season-long loan move, reports AS.

Tello spent the second half of last season on loan with La Viola, who will have the option to sign him permanently for €8m (Dh32.8m) at the end of the campaign.

Paco Alcacer, Valencia to Barcelona, €35 million

Talks are advanced, according to Mundo Deportivo. Los Che had not been willing to listen to ffers for the 22-year-old but a verbal agreement is now believed to have been made.

Munir El-Haddadi or Sergi Samper could be heading the other way on loan.

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Defour joins Burnley boosting Farfan's Jazira hopes

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Burnley-bound: Steven Defour.

Al Jazira’s reported pursuit of Belgium centre midfielder Steven Defour appears at an end after Anderlecht announced on Friday night they had agreed a deal with Burnley.

Defour, 28, has been repeatedly linked with the Pride of Abu Dhabi during the past week.

Het Laatste Nieuws stated on Friday morning that the 46-times-capped international wanted to join them rather than the promoted Premier League outfit, but a demand to pay the €7 million (Dh28.7m) fee in one instalment had put the transfer in peril.

This pursuit now seems over, with the Jupiler Pro League runners-up tweeting: “Anderlecht and Burnley have reached an agreement on the definitive transfer of Steven Defour. Good luck.”

The development could be a positive one for Jefferson Farfan’s hopes of being retained in the President’s Cup holder’s four-player foreign quota for 2016/17.

Lethal Montenegro striker Mirko Vucinic and South Korea centre midfielder Park Jong-woo are expected to be retained, with the €6m (Dh24.2m) buy from Bundesliga giants Schalke now looking more likely to join them under coach Henk ten Cate’s direction.

The Peru forward has been in sensational form during pre-season, despite being told last month along with Brazil playmaker Thiago Neves and Spanish attacking midfielder Angel Lafita that he is up for sale.

Morocco playmaker Mbark Boussoufa’s subsequent recruitment on a free transfer after his contract expired at Lokomotiv Moscow had also provided another blow to the player who scored twice in nine Arabian Gulf League games before a serious ankle injury ended his debut campaign last November.

Jazira have been busy in the domestic market as they look to dramatically improve on last term’s seventh-placed finish in Ten Cate’s first full season in charge.

UAE right back Mohammed Fawzi has been bought from Al Ain, while centre midfielders Salem Abdulla and Humaid Ahmed have arrived from Al Wasl and Fujairah.

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