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Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, August 16: Costa offered to join LaLiga club, Tottenham agree first summer signing, Arsenal stars to see out contracts

talkSPORT bring you all the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers…

Wantawaay Chelsea striker Diego Costa has received an offer to join Deportivo La Coruna in a short-term deal until Atletico Madrid’s transfer ban is lifted in January. (La Voz de Galicia)

Chelsea are trying to sign Torino’s Italy striker Andrea Belotti, 23, as a replacement for the Spanish striker. (Daily Star)

Chelsea are also lining up a £50m move to sign Tottenham left-back Danny Rose after the player angered Spurs by criticising the club’s transfer and wage policies. (The Sun)

Tottenham have agreed a deal to sign Paris Saint-Germain right-back Serge Aurier to replace Kyle Walker, but must wait on a court ruling before they can complete the deal. The 24-year-old Ivorian is currently banned from entering the UK after being given a two-year suspended sentence for attacking a police officer in 2016. (L’Equipe)

Spurs are also optimistic of completing a deal for Ajax centre-back Davinson Sanchez for an initial £27m. (Daily Mirror)

Antonio Conte’s bid to strengthen his Chelsea squad has met with further frustration after a third bid for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro was rejected. (Daily Mail)

Conte now wants the Brazilian star to put in a transfer request to ease his exit from Juve, after having offers of £52m and £61m turned down. (London Evening Standard)

The Blues have turned their attention to 25-year-old Southampton defender Cedric Soares as they attempt to sign at least three new players before the transfer window closes. (Daily Telegraph)

Liverpool want Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic included in negotiations with the Spanish giants over playmaker Philippe Coutinho. (Diario Gol)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says the club will resist any bids for forward Alexis Sanchez and Oxlade-Chamberlain and expects them to honour the final year of their contracts. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham have had a £25million bid for Fulham’s 17-year-old full-back Ryan Sessegnon rejected. (Daily Telegraph)

Juventus are reportedly keen on Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini after he was pushed down the pecking order at by Nemanja Matic’s arrival. (The Sun)

West Ham continue to be linked with a deal for Sporting’s Portuguese midfielder William Carvalho but are struggling to agree a price. (Various)

Barcelona will have to spend big to get Ousmane Dembele this summer as Borussia Dortmund refuse to lower their €150million asking price. (Marca)

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