Leeds United plot £37.5m double swoop as duo linked with shock Elland Road return – gossip

The transfer rumour mill is showing no signs of slowing down as Leeds United and their Premier League rivals continued to be linked with new signings.

Monday, 24th August 2020, 7:57 am
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The 2020/21 campaign begins on September 12, however Marcelo Biesa has until October 5 to strengthen his Whites squad.

As always, we’re sharing the latest rumours from around the top-flight – so scroll and click through the pages to see the latest news and gossip from around the web:

Brighton and Hove Albion (6/1) are second favourites behind Tottenham (5/1) to sign Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles. (Sky Bet)

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Burnley want to sign Joe Worrall, however Nottingham Forest’s £10m asking price is currently putting the Clarets off. (The Sun)
West Bromwich Albion are in talks with Sheffield United over a possible swap deal involving Callum Robinson and Oliver Burke. (Express & Star)
Chelsea are closing in on a deal to sign Thiago Silva after he officially become a free agent following Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League defeat. (Sky Sports)
Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes has agreed a five-year deal with Arsenal and will fly to London on Monday to complete a move worth up to £27m. (The Guardian)
Manchester United have submitted an opening offer of £27m for Juventus winger Douglas Costa. (Corriere dello Sport)
Liverpool are in advanced talks with Fluminense’s 17-year-old goalkeeper Marcelo Pitaluga. (@NicoSchira via Liverpool Echo)
Newcastle United have made a £4m bid for PAOK FC’s Greek left-back Dimitris Giannoulis. Saint-Etienne and Marseille could also table an offer. (@ManuLonjon)
Steve Bruce’s Magpies are weighing up an offer for Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie, who is valued at £20m. (Daily Mail)
Mike Ashley is considering issuing a statement, reiterating his intention to sell Newcastle and brand would-be buyers as “time-wasters.” (Daily Star)
Leeds United are preparing an opening bid of £22.5m for Valencia forward Rodrigo with the La Liga club open to offers. (AS via Sports Witness)
Leeds have shown an interest in re-signing £9m-rated Ronaldo Vieira from Sampdoria, as have West Ham, Everton, Burnley, Leicester and Southampton. (Il Secolo XIX)
The Whites are preparing a £15m swoop to re-sign boyhood fan Lewis Cook from Bournemouth. (Daily Star)