Yerry Mina headlines our Rumour mill as Everton and Lyon eye move for Barcelona defender

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The summer transfer window is open and across the globe there is a frenzy of speculation as players and coaches look for their next moves.

There is plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen very soon.

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YERRY MINA

Everton and Lyon are interested in signing the star Barcelona defender, reports L’Equipe.

The 23-year-old only moved to Camp Nou from Palmeiras in January, and the La Liga champions do not want to sell him.

However, the club may need to free up a non-EU roster slot to incorporate the incoming Arthur Melo from Gremio, and could be forced to sell the Colombian international, given Paulinho and Philippe Coutinho are essential members of the squad.


BRUNO FERNANDES

West Ham have offered £20 million (Dh97m) for the highly-rated Sporting Lisbon midfielder , claims Sky Sports .

The Portuguese international has been closely monitored by scouts over recent months and new Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly keen to submit a formal bid for his services.

The 23-year-old has impressed this season, scoring 11 goals and providing eight assists in 33 Primeira Liga matches.

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Al Nasr signing Yohan Cabaye wanted 'different challenge' after Crystal Palace

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Yohan Cabaye chose to leave Crystal Palace to join Dubai-based Al Nasr in the pursuit of a “different challenge”.

The ex-France midfielder, 32, has decided against extending the three-year contract that expired on July 1 in order to move to the Arabian Gulf League, where he has committed to play for two years with the Blue Wave.

Palace had hoped to retain him, having made him their then club-record signing when recruiting him from Paris Saint-Germain for £10 million (Dh57.2m) in 2015.

But their chairman Steve Parish told the club’s official website: “I spoke to Yohan and he explained he wanted a different challenge.

“We wish him all the best and thank him for his time at Palace. We had some great moments together and he will always be welcome back.”

Cabaye said on Instagram: “First of all, I would like to say thank you to everyone involve at the @cpfc family.

“You’ve been amazing with me since day 1 and it’s been a pleasure to work alongside you. Now I’m a

@alnasr_sc player and I’m excited to start my new chapter.”

The Blue Wave have been active throughout the summer transfer window. Promising Brazilian centre forward Iury de Castilho, 22, was purchased last month from Ukraine’s Zorya Luhansk.

This followed the capture of compatriot Samuel Rosa, 27, from relegated Hatta.

Lebanon centre-back Joan Oumari, 29, is likely to be retained in the final foreign-player slot.

In the domestic market, Nasr have landed UAE centre-back Mohammed Marzooq, 29, from Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Club, forward Mohamed Al Akbari, 22, from Al Wahda and midfielder Al Hussain Saleh, 27, from Emirates Club.

A substantial improvement from 2017/18’s fourth place is expected after the positive impact of rehiring Serbia’s Ivan Jovanovic as coach in January.

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Chelsea star N'Golo Kante made top summer target by PSG

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Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has emerged as a primary summer target for Paris Saint-Germain, according to L’Equipe.

The French publication are reporting that the Ligue 1 champions are keen to find a long-term successor to Thiago Motta who left the club in May.

Kante is believed to be Thomas Tuchel’s key candidate for the role – with the French international attracted to the option of being back in his homeland.

The 27-year-old beat Kylian Mbappe to win the French Player of the Year award earlier this year.

He made 46 appearances in all competitions for the West London side last term.

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