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Monday’s transfer rumors – Spurs in Deeney talks

Diego Carlos of Sevilla, Troy Deeney of Watford, Divock Origi of Liverpool
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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.

Arsenal have eyes on Carlos.

Arsenal have identified Sevilla’s Diego Carlos as one of their potential transfer targets for the summer. Following the FA Cup win, the club are ready to go forward with their recruitment plans. Mikel Arteta is keen to complete making additions to his squad as early as possible. [The Telegraph]

Spurs offered chance to sign Deeney.

Tottenham are working on bringing Watford’s Troy Deeney to the club. The club have made initial contact regarding a loan move for the 32-year old striker. Spurs allowed Troy Parrott to join Millwall on loan on Saturday and are now looking for a back-up for Harry Kane.

Watford want to part ways with their skipper, who has just a year left on his current contract. [Daily Mail]

Villa weighing up Origi move.

Aston Villa have been linked with the transfer of Liverpool’s Divock Origi. Dean Smith wants to bolster his attacking options and identifies Origi as a potential target.

The desire for more minutes with the hope of making it into the national team for the EURO 2020 could prompt the 25-year old Belgian to quit Anfield this summer. [The Sun]

Arsenal readying new Aubameyang deal.

Arsenal are ready to offer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a contract extension. The new contract will be worth around 278,000 per week (£250k) and will see him get tied to the club for three more years. [Mirror]

Smalling to make Man United return.

Chris Smalling is set to rejoin the Manchester United squad this week. The English defender impressed during his loan stay at AS Roma in the 2019/20 Serie A season and they are still keen on extending his stay. However, the clubs have been unable to finalize a deal yet. [Manchester Evening News]