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Saturday's Transfer Talk Update: Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz, Matthias Ginter

Saturday's Transfer Talk Update: Ziyech, Havertz, Ginter
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Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.

The transfer window is open! Clubs around the UK and Europe are getting business done as they look to give themselves the best possible chance at success in the new season.

Saturday morning's headlines:

Brighton & Hove Albion eye up a move for Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland-Niles, according to a report. Read more.
Arsenal youngster Folarin Balogun will reportedly be allowed to depart the Emirates for £8m this summer amid reported interest from Brentford. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur will reportedly not sanction a sale for out-of-favour midfielder Tanguy Ndombele this summer. Read more.
The Blues boss is confident he will be backed financially and has revealed a close working relationship with Petr Cech. Read more.
The France international is tied to the Gunners until 2022, while Pierre-Emerick Pierre Emerick Aubameyang's deal expires next year. Read more.
Chelsea contemplate whether or not to make a move for Borrusia Monchengladbach defender Matthias Ginter, according to a report. Read more.
Arsenal may reportedly be given the chance to sign Philippe Coutinho in a £9m deal that would see one of their players head the opposite way. Read more.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is worried about his side's unrealistic opening offer of £50m for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho, according to a report. Read more.
A report claims that talks between Chelsea and Bayer Leverkusen over a deal for Kai Havertz are progressing well and he is close to joining the Premier League side. Read more.
A report claims that Belenenses goalkeeper Ricardo van der Laan has caught the eye of Premier League pair Liverpool and Arsenal. Read more.
Thiago Alcantara wants to "try something new" and will be allowed to leave Bayern Munich if his valuation is met, the club's president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge reveals. Read more.
The defender arrives from Livingston. Read more.
Motherwell could hand debuts to Callum Lang, Nathan McGinley, Ricki Lamie and Jordan White. Read more.
The former Aston Villa midfielder has already had "two enjoyable spells" at the club. Read more.
Sam Cosgrove and Curtis Main miss the season opener with Rangers, who will include Lille target Alfredo Morelos. Read more.
The Scotland Under-21 international played for County as a trialist in a friendly against his parent club. Read more.
Derek McInnes moved for the Leeds player with Curtis Main and Sam Cosgrove injured. Read more.
Boss Matt Matthew Taylor says the club have verbal agreements with two players. Read more.
Real Madrid are reportedly contemplating a move for Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile, a player dubbed 'the next Raphael Varane'. Read more.
Leeds United are reportedly looking to push through a cut-price deal for Wigan Athletic youngster Joe Gelhardt. Read more.
Manchester City are reportedly prepared to rival Chelsea in the race to secure the signature of Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez. Read more.
Liverpool are reportedly prepared to bide their time before deciding where Rhian Brewster will play his football next season. Read more.
Chelsea and Manchester City reportedly remain among a number of clubs who are monitoring David Alaba's contract situation at Bayern Munich. Read more.
Transfer window has two months to run. Read more.
The prolific Rangers forward has been linked with a move to Lille. Read more.
Spurs' record signing has been linked with Inter Milan. Read more.
Manchester United will reportedly receive a significant portion of any fee generated by Crystal Palace from the sale of Wilfried Zaha. Read more.
Arsenal are reportedly willing to activate the release clause of Sporting Lisbon youngster Joelson Fernandes, who is represented by Kia Joorabchian. Read more.
Premier League champions Liverpool are reportedly contemplating a surprise approach for Bournemouth defender Lloyd Kelly. Read more.
Inter Milan reportedly make contact with Tottenham Hotspur regarding the potential signing of midfielder Tanguy Ndombele. Read more.
Chelsea are reportedly in a position where they are able to match Manchester City's bid for Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake before the end of the week. Read more.
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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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