Premier League rumours: Claudio Bravo nears Man City move as Barca line up replacement

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The Daily Mail claims Barcelona are lining up a £10million bid for Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, which would free up Claudio Bravo to join Manchester City.

Pau Lopez in action against Luis Suarez of Barcelona
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Tottenham, who have lost Hugo Lloris to injury, hope to sign Espanyol keeper Pau Lopez on a season-long loan deal before Saturday's meeting with Crystal Palace, according to the Daily Mirror.

Michael Essien during his first spell with Chelsea
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The Sun reports that Michael Essien is back training with his former club Chelsea as he bids to make a Premier League return.

Another Sun exclusive claims Sunderland have offered Lamine Kone a 50 per cent pay rise to keep him at the Stadium of Light and out of the clutches of Everton, who want to sign the Ivorian centre-back for £14m.

Jose Gimenez during the Copa America for Uruguay
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Arsenal have been told they will need to fork out £56m to activate Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez's release clause, writes the Daily Express.