WITH just two days remaining until the end of the transfer window some of the Premier League's big boys still have business to do.
If Manchester United, Spurs and Arsenal want to launch serious title challenges this season their squads may need adding to.
Despite United breaking the world-record fee for a defender when they bought in Harry Maguire for £85million and Spurs splashing a club-record £65m on Tanguy Ndombele, the big teams are still in the market for players.
Arsenal also smashed their own transfer record by bringing in £72m man Nicolas Pepe from Lille but all three teams could still get deals over the line before the window slams shut at 5:00pm on Thursday.
The Sporting Lisbon midfielder has been on United's radar all summer and after the 24-year-old broke down in tears during a recent Sporting game, he looks destined to leave the Portuguese champions.
The Red Devils are considering a shock late swoop for Tottenham's star man as they still have doubts over Paul Pogba's future.
United had reportedly agreed terms with the Croatian just two days ago but were said to have called it off yesterday after a swap deal involving Paulo Dybala and Romelu Lukaku also fell through.
Inter have wanted the troublesome Argentine out of the club since the end of last season and he has been mentioned in a swap deal involving Lukaku. And Antonio Conte's side recently told the striker he would not play for the club for two years if he refuses to leave, it has been claimed.
The Croatian wide man is another victim of Conte's arrival at the San Siro and is another name the Italian giants are willing to offload in order to secure the Lukaku's services.
After Laurent Koscielny went on strike and now looks to have secured a move to Bordeaux, Unai Emery is desperate to shore up his defence. But the Gunners have reportedly had a £50m bid rejected by RB Leipzig for the centre-half as they are said to want youngster Emile Smith-Rowe in return.
The Gunners have been locked in transfer talks with Celtic for weeks but were recently handed a boost when SunSport revealed the Hoops have lined up Brentford's Rico Henry as a replacement for the wing-back.
Ex-Liverpool man Coutinho has been linked with a move back to the Premier League all summer after failing to hit form at the Nou Camp. The Brazilian has been linked with most clubs in the top six but L'Equipe reported earlier today he had agreed to join the Gunners on loan.
The Barcelona centre-half had a complicated season last year by his own admission and has been linked with a move to North London all summer as a result. But Gunners' fans hopes were recently dashed when the Frenchman flew out to Miami with the Barcelona squad as part of their pre-season tour.
After Juventus bagged Matthijs De Ligt from Ajax, Rugani's chance of game time in Turin next season took a knock and given Arsenal's huge defensive woes the North Londoners were inevitably linked. And fans were also desperate for Rugani to sign so they could see more of his stunning partner Michela.
GIOVANI LO CELSO
Spurs' main man Eriksen has been linked with a move away from the club all summer and Real Betis' Lo Celso has been their number one target to replace him. While Eriksen's future remains unclear, Lo Celso could still make the move and reports yesterday even suggested a fee had been agreed.
The Fulham left-back has been lined up to replace Danny Rose who has looked likely to leave all window but Marseille are reportedly ready to hijack Tottenham if the North Londoners leave it any longer.
While United are in poll position to land the Sporting man, Spurs are also waiting in the wings and see him as a replacement for Eriksen.
The Albanian right-back is currently at Napoli and is reportedly a target for Spurs who have lost Kieran Trippier to Atletico Madrid already this summer. Serge Aurier is also set on a move back to France which would leave only Kyle Walker-Peters at Mauricio Pochettino's disposal.
AC Milan are looking to offload the 22-year-old midfielder to comply with Financial Fair Play and once again, with Eriksen's future unclear, Spurs have been heavily linked. Arsenal and West Ham were also said to be interested but both clubs have invested in their midfield from elsewhere.
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