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Monday’s transfer rumours: De Jong, Aubameyang, Gordon, Neves, Neto and more

All the rumours from around World Football

Welcome to 101 Great Goals’ round-up of all the gossip for Monday, 29th August. Keep checking back to the site every day for all your transfers fix as we head into the final week of the window.

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Southampton have made an approach for PSV Eindhoven winger Cody Gakpo, which has been turned down by PSV [David Ornstein]

Wolves are preparing a second bid for Sasa Kalajdzic after their first 15m euro offer was turned down by Stuttgart [Caught Offside]

Nicolas Pepe took a 2.5m pay cut to join Nice this summer from Arsenal [David Ornstein]

Chelsea are having second thoughts over a move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with concerns that Barcelona are asking for too much money for the veteran [The Athletic]

Both Conor Gallagher and Christian Pulisic are expected to remain at the club, with replacements not having been found for the pair [The Athletic]

Chelsea are readying a pair of loan departures, however, with Callum Hudson-Odoi set to join Bayer Leverkusen and Ethan Ampadu set to join Spezia in the coming days [Fabrizio Romano]

And the Blues have revived their interest in Wilfried Zaha ahead of the transfer deadline [The Guardian]

Arsenal’s proposed move for Pedro Neto is now looking ‘highly improbable’, with Wolves’ valuation too high for Arsenal [David Ornstein]

Frenkie de Jong is expected to stay at Barcelona this summer following his contract standoff with the club [CBS Sports]

Newcastle United are expected to respond to Manchester United’s loan with option to buy offer for goalkeeper Martin Dubravka on Monday [Fabrizio Romano]

Pep Guardiola has once again confirmed that Bernardo Silva will stay at Manchester City amid interest from Barcelona, saying: ‘Bernardo Silva will stay at Manchester City – I’ve been clear’ [Fabrizio Romano]

Wolves boss Bruno Lage has admitted he expects Ruben Neves to stay this summer despite strong speculation linking him with a move away, telling Sky Sports: “I can confirm I’m 99% sure Ruben Neves will stay at Wolverhampton this summer” [Sky Sports]


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