Arsenal are in talks to sign Deportivo La Coruna striker Lucas Perez, sources close to the club have told ESPN FC.
Everton had been leading the chase for Perez, but Arsenal have made a late move to try and steal a march on their rivals for the 27-year-old.
Perez impressed at Deportivo last season, scoring 17 goals...
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CHELSEA: Michy Batshuayi looked like the real deal in his full debut for Chelsea. The Belgium international, who joined Antonio Conte's team this summer, scored twice in Chelsea's 3-2 EFL Cup win versus Bristol Rovers.
- However, Conte was not pleased with how close the final scoreline was, insisting his team need to be more ruthless in killing off matches.
- Meanwhile, Conte has said only John Terry and Sam Allardyce can decide whether the Chelsea captain...
Sunderland manager David Moyes remains hopeful Lamine Kone will stay at the club, despite a reported £21 million bid from Everton and continued speculation regarding the defender's future.
Moyes confirmed he turned the offer down due to a belief that he would not be able to sign a replacement for the 27-year-old but didn't confirm the move had been rejected outright by the Sunderland board.
"Kone will stay," Moyes said. "The offer's been rejected by me, yes. I've had that offer for a while...
Everton manager Ronald Koeman insists he is not worried about Romelu Lukaku's early-season form.
The Belgium international, who was one of the later arrivals back to training after Euro 2016, drew a blank on his first start of the season in the 4-0 EFL Cup win at home to League Two Yeovil.
Despite a number of chances, he looked short of the sharpness which brought him 25 goals last season and he was even outshone by substitute Arouna Kone, who scored his first goals since January with a late double.