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Saturday's Premier League transfer talk news roundup: Willian, Jonathan Ikone, Kai Havertz

:Headline: Saturday's Premier League transfer talk news roundup: Willian, Jonathan Ikone, Kai Havertz:
Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for the Premier League on Saturday, August 8.

Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest transfer news in the Premier League on Saturday, August 8.

Saturday morning's Premier League transfer talk news roundup:


How Arsenal could line up with Willian

Chelsea attacker Willian has reportedly agreed a three-year contract with Arsenal ahead of a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer.

The 31-year-old's current deal with the Blues is due to expire later this month, and it is widely thought that he will be leaving Frank Lampard's side in search of pastures new.

Arsenal have allegedly come to an agreement with the South American over a three-year contract worth £100,000 a week, with the deal set to be announced before the end of August.

Here, Sports Mole looks at how the Gunners could line up next season if they do indeed manage to bring the experienced attacker to the club.


Willian has enjoyed an impressive 2019-20 campaign for Chelsea, finding the back of the net on 11 occasions in 47 appearances in all competitions, in addition to providing nine assists.

The majority of his football this season has come as a right-sided attacker, and it would not be a surprise to see the Brazilian fill that position for the Gunners next term.

Nicolas Pepe will be determined to hold down a spot in the side, and it could be a battle between the two players down the right as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looks set to sign a new deal at the club.

Aubameyang's future has been the subject of much speculation in recent weeks, but the Gabon international is allegedly close to penning a new deal at the Emirates Stadium.

Elsewhere, new arrival William Saliba could come into the back three, having spent the 2019-20 campaign back on loan with Saint-Etienne, while Mikel Arteta's side are also keen to re-sign Dani Ceballos from Real Madrid.

Alexandre Lacazette's future has been the subject of much speculation, but the Frenchman showed some good form under Arteta and could now remain at the club.

Bernd Leno, meanwhile, will return between the sticks next season despite number two stopper Emiliano Martinez enjoying an excellent spell after the lockdown period.



Chelsea 'line up Jonathan Ikone as Kai Havertz alternative'

Chelsea will reportedly turn focus to signing Jonathan Ikone from Lille should they fail to reach an agreement with Bayer Leverkusen for Kai Havertz.

The Blues remain locked in talks with Leverkusen over a deal for Havertz, who is supposedly keen on pushing through a move to Stamford Bridge.

However, the longer discussions drag on the more likely Chelsea are to look elsewhere and, according to Le 10 Sport, Ikone is being considered as an alternative option.

Four-cap France international Ikone, previously touted as a target for Borussia Dortmund, registered three goals and six assists in Ligue 1 from attacking midfield last term.

Lille supposedly value the 22-year-old at around the £32m mark - a substantial saving on the £90m Leverkusen are after for fellow versatile attacker Havertz.

Ikone has spent the past two seasons at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy following spells with Montpellier and Paris Saint-Germain, where he started his career.


More transfer news from Premier League:

Chelsea 'reluctant to offer Tammy Abraham new contract'

Chelsea are reportedly reluctant to offer a new long-term contract to forward Tammy Abraham, who has recently found himself out of the starting lineup. Read more.

Arsenal see second Joelson Fernandes bid rejected?

Arsenal have a second bid for Sporting Lisbon starlet Joelson Fernandes rejected by the Portuguese outfit, according to a report. Read more.

Arsenal told to pay full release clause for Atletico Madrid's Thomas Partey?
A report claims that Arsenal have been told to pay up the full £45.5m that Atletico Madrid are after for midfielder Thomas Partey. Read more.

Manchester United transfer news: Bailly could leave, Sancho update, Dalot exit
Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Manchester United on Friday, August 7. Read more.

Chelsea transfer news: Willian 'agrees contract' elsewhere, Gimenez decision, Reguilon boost
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Liverpool 'make contact with Talles Magno'
Liverpool reportedly make contact with Brazilian Serie A side Vasco da Gama over the availability of highly-rated teenage forward Talles Magno. Read more.

Barcelona lining up bid for Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu?
Barcelona are reportedly contemplating whether to make a £36m bid for Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu. Read more.

Report: Roma revive Chris Smalling interest after successful takeover
Roma have reportedly made signing Chris Smalling from Manchester United one of their priorities following a £533m takeover of the Serie A side. Read more.

Chelsea transfer news: Blues eye Havertz alternative, Abraham's future uncertain, Tomori could leave
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Wolverhampton Wanderers make Max Aarons approach?
Wolverhampton Wanderers approach Norwich City over a potential move for highly-rated defender Max Aarons, according to a report. Read more.

Manchester United 'ready to listen to offers for Jesse Lingard'
Manchester United are reportedly ready to listen to offers for Jesse Lingard, who is deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford. Read more.

Lucas Torreira hints at Arsenal exit
Lucas Torreira admits that he would be open to a move away from Arsenal after struggling to nail down a regular first-team spot in the 2019-20 campaign. Read more.

Arsenal planning £100m spending spree?
Arsenal are reportedly prepared to spend £100m on new signings, providing that they can make a number of player sales in the coming weeks. Read more.

Manchester United hold interest in Napoli goalkeeper Alex Meret?
Manchester United reportedly identify Napoli goalkeeper Alex Meret as a potential replacement for David de Gea. Read more.

Manchester United 'paid £9m to rip up Alexis Sanchez contract'
Alexis Sanchez was paid £9m by Manchester United to force through a move to Inter Milan, according to a report. Read more.

Arsenal transfer news: Joelson bid rejected, Partey update, Torreira hints at exit
Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Arsenal on Saturday, August 8. Read more.

Hansi Flick hints at Thiago Alcantara move to Liverpool
Hansi Flick says that it "would be a pity" if Thiago Alcantara leaves Bayern Munich this summer amid strong links with a move to Liverpool. Read more.

Manchester United decide not to release any Under-19 players
Club say they are aware of challenges faced by young players. Read more.

Paris Saint-Germain 'meddling' in Liverpool move for Thiago Alcantara?
Paris Saint-Germain are ready to rival Liverpool for the signature of Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara, according to a report. Read more.

Shirt numbers available to Willian at Arsenal
Sports Mole looks at the shirt numbers available for Chelsea attacker Willian at Arsenal. Read more.

Liverpool face competition over Aissa Mandi signing?
Liverpool reportedly face competition from Fenerbahce in the race to secure a deal for Real Betis defender Aissa Mandi. Read more.

Arsenal, Manchester City, Juventus keen on Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar?
Arsenal, Manchester City and Juventus are all reportedly considering an approach for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar. Read more.

Barcelona to make £14m bid for Manchester City defender Eric Garcia?
Barcelona are reportedly ready to test Manchester City's resolve with a £14m bid for defender Eric Garcia, who wishes to leave the Etihad Stadium. Read more.

Frank Lampard opens up on potential Willian exit
The Brazil winger is understood to be closing in on a move to Arsenal. Read more.

Real Madrid transfer news: Zidane explains Bale omission, Premier League return most likely
Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Real Madrid on Friday, August 7. Read more.

Liverpool 'not interested in Thiago Alcantara'
Liverpool are allegedly 'not pursuing' a deal for Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara, who wants to leave the Allianz Arena. Read more.

Arsenal 'tell Ainsley Maitland-Niles he can leave'
Arsenal are reportedly prepared to cash in on versatile academy graduate Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the summer transfer window. Read more.

Liverpool 'must sell before they can buy Thiago Alcantara'
Liverpool must reportedly make at least one player sale before being able to complete a deal for Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara. Read more.

Liverpool transfer news: Contact made over Brazilian teen, PSG competition for Thiago
Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Liverpool on Saturday, August 8. Read more.

Chelsea 'looking to raise £65m for Declan Rice'
Chelsea are reportedly looking to raise £65m through player sales in order to fund a move for West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice. Read more.

Manchester United transfer news: Smalling update, club target De Gea replacement, Lingard exit
Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Manchester United on Saturday, August 8. Read more.

Tottenham Hotspur interested in Bournemouth forward Callum Wilson?
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in securing a deal for Bournemouth forward Callum Wilson. Read more.

Rennes showing interest in Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori?
Rennes are reportedly interested in securing the signing of Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori during the summer transfer window. Read more.

Arsenal transfer news: Willian on verge of Emirates switch, Aubameyang boost
Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Arsenal on Friday, August 7. Read more.

Celtic still in talks with Steven Fletcher, Albian Ajeti
Neil Lennon bids to bolster the Premiership champions' attack. Read more.

Liverpool transfer news: Flick comments on Thiago interest, Kelly pursuit abandoned
Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Liverpool on Friday, August 7. Read more.

Brighton & Hove Albion sign teenage midfielder Lars Dendoncker on free transfer
The 19-year-old brother of Wolves star Leander has signed a two-year deal with the Seagulls. Read more.

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