What the newspapers say
Manchester City appear to have turned down a move for West Ham midfielder Lucas Paqueta and have instead focused their attention on the 25-year-old Crystal Palace midfielder. Eberechi Eze, according to the Times. City have reportedly been following Eze for the past six months.
The Daily Mail reports that City are also interested in the Wolves midfielder Matheus Nunez. But the Daily Express reports Molineux are unlikely to sell him this close to the end of the transfer window unless City raise their bid.
Arsenal striker Nicholas Pepe He is reportedly likely to move to the Saudi Pro League after turning down a move to Besiktas, according to Metro.
Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku could move to Juventus, who will pay Chelsea £35m for his services, but only if the Italian side can sell Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic, according to the Evening Standard.
West Ham not turning down Ajax midfielder Mohammed Kudus after the club rejected two bids, according to The Telegraph.
Overview of social networks
— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) August 23, 2023
EXCLUSIVE: Leeds United have sent an official offer to Bayer Leverkusen for Nadeem Amiri as Farke would like to sign him.
Leeds are offering Amiri a four-year deal and the player will now have to decide his future. pic.twitter.com/7EyMG2FoS6
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 23, 2023
Players to watch
Cameron Archer: Sheffield United are close to a £18.5m deal for the 21-year-old Aston Villa striker, according to The Guardian.
Yousef En-Nesiri: Sky Sports reports that West Ham have opened talks with Sevilla to try to secure a deal for the 26-year-old striker.