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Premier League transfer news: David de Gea, Ben Chilwell, Kalidou Koulibaly

Man Utd No.1 De Gea set to sign new deal and Man City target left-back Chilwell

Premier League transfer news and rumours

De Gea on verge of new deal

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is set to agree a new long-term contract to stay at Old Trafford.

After long negotiations the 28-year-old is “ready to make a stunning U-turn”, The Sun reports, and United want to make him the world’s best-paid keeper with a deal worth £400,000-a-week after bonuses.

The Spanish international had been linked with Real Madrid and French champions Paris Saint-Germain.

City target £50m Chilwell

Benjamin Mendy’s injury problems could see Manchester City in the market for a new left-back and on their target list is Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell. The Premier League champions are lining up a “stunning” £50m summer move for the 21-year-old England international. (Daily Mirror

Spurs to steal Gomes?

Andre Gomes is currently on loan at Everton from Barcelona and the Merseysiders had looked favourites to sign the Portuguese midfielder on a permanent deal. However, Tottenham are now interested and will hope to beat Everton to his signature. (The Sun

United plan £100m bid for Koulibaly

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly is a January target for Manchester United. If the Red Devils do sign the Senegal centre-half it could cost them £100m - a record transfer fee for a defender. (London Evening Standard

Toure not a priority for West Ham

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has called Yaya Toure a “great player” but says that signing the 35-year-old is not a priority for the east London club. Toure left Greek side Olympiakos on Tuesday after his contract was cancelled. When asked about making a possible move for the midfielder, Pellegrini said: “Yaya is a great player, a top player that plays in every part of the role. It’s not a priority as in that position we already have players.” (Sky Sports)

Ajax duo to Barca?

Barcelona are favourites to sign Ajax starlets Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong. The duo have also been linked with Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich. (Mundo Deportivo)

Suárez set for the Prem

According to reports in Spain Barcelona midfielder Denis Suárez will leave the Camp Nou in January and sign for a Premier League club. Arsenal and Chelsea have been linked with the 24-year-old. (Marca)

Clyne is on Warnock’s shopping list

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has revealed he is interested in signing Liverpool right-back Nathaniel Clyne. When asked about the 27-year-old, Warnock said: “He would be one on our list definitely, yes.” (BBC)

This weekend’s Premier League fixtures

Saturday 15 December (3pm unless stated)
  • Manchester City vs. Everton (12.30, live on Sky Sports
  • Crystal Palace vs. Leicester City 
  • Huddersfield Town vs. Newcastle United 
  • Tottenham Hotspur vs. Burnley 
  • Watford vs. Cardiff City 
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. AFC Bournemouth 
  • Fulham vs. West Ham United (5.30pm, live on BT Sport)
Sunday 16 December
  • Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Chelsea (1.30pm) 
  • Southampton vs. Arsenal (1.30pm, live on Sky Sports
  • Liverpool vs. Manchester United (4pm, live on Sky Sports)

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