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Arsenal on brink of double swoop

Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler and Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic.
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Arsenal are on the brink of sealing a deadline-beating £30million move for Schalke's Julian Draxler after lengthy negotiations throughout Wednesday.

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Crystal Palace expect to make "at least three" signings in the final 48 hours of the transfer window, but Stoke forward Jonathan Walters looks unlikely to be one of them.

Chelsea boss Joe Mourinho is in a price war with St Etienne over their centre-half Kurt Zouma.

Swansea have had a £3million bid for Southampton's Jack Cork turned down.

Lewis Holtby expects to leave Tottenham before the end of the week, according to his agent.

West Ham are trying to do a cut-price £500,000 deal for Academica Coimbra midfielder Fernando Alexandre.

Liverpool hopes of bolstering their squad appear to have been boosted as the father of Dnipro winger Yevhen Konoplyanka claimed there was substance to recent transfer speculation.

Inter Milan have approached Manchester United over a potential loan deal for Portuguese international Nani, according to a report in Italy.

Yohan Cabaye has revealed he had a secret agreement with Newcastle that meant he would be sold this month.

Manchester City are trying to sign Celta Vigo's highly-rated 18-year-old striker Santi Mina for £1million.

Arsenal are on the verge of a double swoop for Juventus forward Mirko Vucinic and Schalke winger Julian Draxler.

Liverpool hope to tie up a £15million deal for Ukraine winger Yevhen Konoplyanka.

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has accused West Ham of playing 19th Century football.

Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal will struggle to cope with their injury crisis.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has snubbed the chance to sign Marko Devic on loan from Metalist Kharkiv.

Burnley and Millwall are battling to sign Yeovil midfielder Ed Upson for £100,000.

Crystal Palace will offer Wolves £3million for goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey.

Sylvain Distin has signed a new one-year deal with Everton.

AZ Alkmaar's former Chelsea and Fulham winger Johann Gudmundsson is wanted by Aston Villa. Newcastle, Swansea and Norwich.

QPR want Marseille right-back Rod Fanni - with Armand Traore heading to France in exchange.

Inter Milan are interested in taking Manchester United winger Nani on loan.

Brendan Rodgers is closing in on the winger he believes he needs to challenge for a Champions League spot after Liverpool's top transfer negotiator flew to Ukraine to try to land Yevhen Konoplyanka for £20million.

Juventus have confirmed interest in signing Southampton striker Dani Osvaldo.

Sunderland are the latest club to show an interest in Leeds striker Ross McCormack.

Everton are trying to arrange a loan deal for Marseille striker Saber Khalifa.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has warned Wolves he could abruptly end his interest in signing Leigh Griffiths unless there's a quick resolution to the saga.

Cardiff have opened talks over a deal to sign Hamburg midfielder Tomas Rincon.

Jose Mourinho launched a furious tirade at fourth official Mike Jones as Chelsea lost ground in the Barclays Premier League title race.

Sergio Aguero is hopeful is hamstring injury is not serious after the Manchester City striker limped out of the win against Tottenham.

Aston Villa forward Nathan Delfouneso is wanted on loan at Coventry.

Wigan are keen on former New York Red Bulls defender Markus Holgersson as Leicester and Nottingham Forest battle for Hull's Jack Hobbs.

Bolton hope to sign Craig Dawson on loan from West Brom.

Cardiff goalkeeper Simon Moore is joining Bristol City on loan.

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Arsenal were said to be stepping up their pursuit for Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler last night but may have to settle with the sort of delayed deal that brought Lukas Podolski to the club.

Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre was in the Ukraine last night looking to close a deal for Dnipro winger Yevhen Konoplyanka before the transfer window slams shut tomorrow.

Everton are facing a striker shortage after Romelu Lukaku was ruled out for weeks and with fellow loan signing Lacina Traore unlikely to be fit for another 10 days.

Crystal Palace face a battle with Rayo Vallecano to sign free agent Momo Sissoko.

Palace are also embroiled in a tug-of-war with Norwich for Blackburn defender Scott Dann.

Chelsea are ready to sacrifice Romelu Lukaku to help fund a mega-money summer move for Falcao or Diego Costa.

Liverpool are holding talks with Dnipro over £16m-rated winger Yevhen Konoplyanka.

Arsenal are considering a £2.5million bid for Salomon Kalou as a cut-price alternative if they fail to land Schalke wonderkid Julian Draxler.

Cardiff are set to sell Andreas Cornelius back to Copenhagen - for £5million less than they bought him for.

Crystal Palace have made a last-ditch attempt to sign Tom Ince, but Blackpool want £4million for the winger. Ince has agreed terms with Monaco about a move this summer.

Everton have held talks about Niklas Moisander, the Finland defender valued by Ajax at about £3million.

Manchester City are preparing to flex their muscles in the transfer market after opening discussions to sign Eliaquim Mangala and Fernando from Porto.

Ian Ayre, the Liverpool managing director, travelled to Ukraine yesterday to try to complete a £15 million deal for Yevhen Konoplyanka, but the club are facing strong competition from Tottenham for the Dnipro winger.

Jose Mourinho accused West Ham of cheating and playing football from the 19th century after Chelsea were held to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge last night.

Lewis Holtby is interested in a move to Fulham that could pave the way for Dimitar Berbatov returning to Tottenham until the end of the season.

Napoli have offered £8.25m for Etienne Capoue but Tottenham are holding out for £11.5m.

Crystal Palace hope to add Brighton's Will Buckley, Wigan's Ivan Ramis and Blackburn's Scott Dann to their ranks.

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