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Thursday’s transfer rumors – James set to join Atletico

Said Benrahma of Brentford, James Rodriguez of Real Madrid, Marc Andre ter Stegen of FC Barcelona
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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.

Spurs eyeing Benrahma move.

Tottenham are eager to land Brentford’s Said Benrahma. The Algerian winger wants to play in the Premier League and has made his intentions known to the club.

West Ham also seem interested in Benrahma, who is expected to cost around €17 million. [Mirror]

Atleti lining up James raid.

James Rodriguez is set to quit Real Madrid and join forces with city rivals Atletico Madrid. Los Colchoneros could sign the 29-year old attacking midfielder for as little as €15 million (£13.5m).

Premier League sides Arsenal and Wolves are also reportedly linked with the signing of Rodriguez, who appears to be out of Zinedine Zidane’s future plans for Real Madrid. [El Golazo de Gol]

Ter Stegen set for Barca renewal.

FC Barcelona’s Marc Andre ter Stegen is poised to commit his future to the club. The goalkeeper is ready to sign a five-year contract extension, with only personal terms left to be agreed between the two parties.

This will come as blow for Chelsea who were reportedly lining up a move for Ter Stegen this summer. [Mundo Deportivo]

Spurs ready to offload Aurier.

Tottenham are preparing to part ways with Serge Aurier as Jose Mourinho is planning a complete defensive shake-up this summer. The club value the Ivory Coast international at around €38 million.

Italian side AC Milan and French side AS Monaco are the teams most actively linked with Aurier’s transfer. [Mirror]