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Transfer rumours and paper review – Sunday, September 3: Real Madrid REJECTED deal for Alexis Sanchez, plus Diego Costa and Philippe Coutinho latest

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Real Madrid rejected the chance to sign Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez in the transfer window but could return for him next summer when he is a free agent. (Don Balon)

Sources close to unsettled Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, say he has offered no suggestion he is prepared to return to the London club and make himself available for selection. (Telegraph)

Chelsea are understood to be considering suing Costa for up to £50m if he does not return to the club. (Express)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is to hold talks with playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25, next week after his move to Barcelona failed to materialise in the transfer window. (Star)

And Coutinho is upset Liverpool have given him no assurances he will be able to move to Barcelona next summer. (Mirror)

But the 25-year-old could be available for the Reds’ trip to Manchester City next week. (Liverpool Echo)

Real Madrid’s plans to sell forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, to Manchester United and bring in Kylian Mbappe, 18, from Monaco were thwarted by the France striker’s camp. (Sunday Times)

Chelsea’s signing of Kylian Hazard, 22, could help convince his elder brother Eden Hazard, 26, to sign a new deal with the Blues. (Express)

Barcelona director Robert Fernandez says that the club tried to sign Paris St-Germain playmaker Marco Verratti this summer. (Mail)

Former Manchester United forward Angel di Maria’s move to Barcelona broke down after PSG demanded £64m. (Mirror)

Sporting Lisbon director Nuno Saraiva called West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan a “liar” in response to his statement over the Premier League club’s failed attempt to sign William Carvalho. (Mail)

Inter Milan are going to offer Ivan Perisic a new contract with a buyout clause inserted after resisting interest from Manchester United during the transfer window. (Tuttosport)

Everton made a last-ditch attempt to sign Benfica forward Raul Jimenez, 26, on loan. (A Bola)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will have to convince Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, of his plans if he wants to sign him in January. (Sunday Times)

Here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines:

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Tony Cascarino has branded Arsenal’s transfer deadline day activity as ‘embarrassing’ following their failed pursuit of Thomas Lemar

Leon Britton believes Swansea City can be delighted with the business they completed in the summer transfer window

VIDEO: Thomas Lemar shows Arsenal what they could have had as Monaco man scores France double

WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo scores stunning acrobatic goal for Portugal just two minutes in against the Faroe Islands

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Which club signed most players this summer? Busiest Premier League teams in transfer window revealed and ranked

Aaron Ramsey clears up ‘shambles’ comment following Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s move to Liverpool

Barcelona are ready to test Arsenal’s resolve with a £55milllion bid for Mesut Ozil

Valencia are working on a deal for Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko

Paris Saint-Germain ‘very confident’ they will comply with Financial Fair Play after UEFA open investigation

Chelsea outcast Loic Remy seals move to LaLiga side Las Palmas on two-year deal

DONE DEAL! Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira signs for Valencia on season-long loan

CONFIRMED! Costel Pantilimon joins Deportivo La Coruna on season-long loan from Watford

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