Premier League Transfer News and Rumours Wednesday 22 May

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Premier League transfer news and rumours

Manchester United are closing in on the £15 million transfer of Swansea City winger Daniel James. However, United may have to pay £50 million to secure the signing of Crystal Palace full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. More details here.

Manchester United will offer the captaincy to Paul Pogba in a bid to keep the Frenchman at the club. Current skipper Antonio Valencia will leave when his contract formally expires at the end of June.

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has released a statement in a bid to defuse the situation regarding a return to Chelsea as sporting director. More on that story here.

Arsenal could sign Dynamo Dresden goalkeeper Markus Schubert on a free transfer as Cech’s replacement this summer.

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is a candidate to replace Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus. Blues defender Gary Cahill could be a target for Derby County if they defeat Aston Villa in the Championship play-off final on Monday.

Tottenham Hotspur are refusing to pay £100 million for the Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha. Spurs have had talks over Celta Vigo’s £43 million striker Maxi Gomez.

Newcastle United and West Ham United are both interested in Club Brugge striker Wesley Moraes. Newcastle are also keen on Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata who becomes a free agent at the end of next month.

Leicester City are interested in Luton Town full-back James Justin.