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Monday’s transfer rumors – Costa linked with Man City

Mario Gotze, Douglas Costa of Juventus, Mason Greenwood of Manchester United
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All the transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and much more.

Ceballos wants Arsenal stay.

Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos is keen on extending his loan deal at the club. The 23-year old is ready to talk to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez over letting him stay at the Emirates for another season.

Ceballos wants consistent playing time so as to make it into the Spain national team for the upcoming European tournament. [El Confidencial]

Gotze on Monaco wishlist.

AS Monaco are looking at a possible deal for Mario Gotze. The club’s new boss Niko Kovac is keen on making the midfielder his first signing.

Gotze left Borussia Dortmund in June following the expiration of his contract and is available on a free transfer. Fiorentina and Sevilla are also rumored to be interested in him. [BILD]

Man City to go after Costa.

Manchester City are planning on ramping up their efforts to sign Juventus’ Douglas Costa. The Sky Blues are looking to launch a bid of around €50 million (£45m) for the Brazilian forward.

Pep Guardiola wants a reunion with the forward, with the two having worked together at Bayern Munich. [Tuttosport]

Greenwood set for new Man United deal.

Mason Greenwood‘s swift progression has prompted Manchester United to award him with a contract extension, despite him signing a new deal only last year.

The improved contract will see his weekly wages rise to around €55,000 (£50k), double of what he is currently earning. Hefty bonuses and annual pay-rises would also be included in the new terms. [Mirror]

Emery to take charge at Villareal.

Villareal are set to appoint Unai Emery as their permanent head coach ahead of the 2020/21 season. The club have already reached an agreement with him to replace Javi Calleja, who guided the team to fifth in La Liga.

Arsenal dismissed Emery back in November 2019 and he has been out of work ever since. [Marca]

Premier League giants chasing Mendes.

Manchester United and Liverpool are both keen on securing the services of Sporting CP defender Nuno Mendes. The Portuguese teenager has a release clause of €45 million (£40.9m) on his current contract, which runs through to 2025. [Calciomercato]