Transfer news LIVE: £54m Arsenal target, Fernandes to Man Utd, Aston Villa bid accepted

Transfer news LIVE: £54m Arsenal target, Fernandes to Man Utd, Aston Villa bid accepted

TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Starsport brings you the latest Premier League rumours, gossip and done deals.

TRANSFER NEWS LIVE

eye £54m-rated Benfica defender to replace Laurent Koscielny

– Manchester United cook up plan over Bruno Fernandes deal

– Aston Villa are on the brink of another big-money signing

Dias to Arsenal?

Arsenal are considering a swoop for Benfica defender Ruben Dias, according to the Daily Mail.

Unai Emery is on the hunt for a defender after Laurent Koscielny refused to travel to the USA for the team’s pre-season tour.

Dias has a £54m release clause, however, which is more than Arsenal’s transfer budget.

Gunners bosses are reportedly planning to negotiate a cheaper deal with Benfica.

Ruben Dias Bruno Fernandes

Transfer news LIVE: £54m Arsenal target, Fernandes to Man Utd, Aston Villa bid accepted (Pic: GETTY)

Fernandes to Man Utd?

plan to sign a central defender before swooping for Sporting Lisbon star Bruno Fernandes, according to A Bola.

Fernandes is being eyed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a potential replacement for Paul Pogba.

Solskjaer is eager to recruit a centre-back before attempting to strengthen his midfield, however.

But a deal for Leicester City ace Harry Maguire is proving difficult to strike.

Trezeguet

Transfer news LIVE: Aston Villa have had a bid accepted for Trezeguet (Pic: GETTY)

Trezeguet to Aston Villa?

have had a bid accepted for Trezeguet, according to Takvim.

Kasimpasa have given the green light to a £9.6m (€11m) offer from the Premier League new boys.

Dean Smith scouted Egypt international Trezeguet at the Africa Cup of Nations.

He is reportedly set to quickly complete the move to England.

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