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In Other News: Arsenal closing in on Mustafi

WHAT THE MEDIA SAYS: Our round-up of football gossip.

WHAT THE MEDIA SAYS: Our round-up of football gossip.

A look at the other footballing headlines around the world...

  • Arsenal are closing in on a deal for the 24-year-old German international Shkodran Mustafi [Soccer Lens]
  • Santos president Modesto Roma has confirmed he's held talks with Manchester United and Chelsea this week over a deal to sign star striker Gabriel Barbosa [Telegraph]
  • England will host Spain in a friendly at Wembley on Tuesday 15 November [BBC Sport]
  • Arsenal have made a £43m bid to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City this week, according to reports in France [The Sport Review]
  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes some Premier League clubs have shown their desperation in the transfer market this summer by spending huge fees on new recruits [Sky Sports]
  • Stoke boss Mark Hughes has confirmed his interest in West Brom striker Saido Berahino [Daily Mail]
  • A new midweek Premier League show fronted by Gabby Logan has been added to the BBC's extensive football coverage for the 2016-17 season [BBC Sport]
  • Odion Ighalo signs new five-year contract with Watford [Sun]

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In other news: Mahrez to stay at Leicester

WHAT THE MEDIA SAYS: Our round-up of football gossip.

The transfer window is in full swing across the Premier League but the main news today seems to be that the Premier League champions are to keep one of their star players.

Football gossip from around the globe.