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Key African transfer angles to watch this week

So far this transfer window, we've seen major African talents like Mohamed Salah, Asamoah Gyan and Franck Kessie all seal high-profile moves.

Many more of the continent's stars have been tipped to switch clubs this window, but which of them could make a move before the end of July?

Here, KweséESPN pick out five hot transfer angles to keep an eye on this week; which of these deals are boiling over, and which are bubbling under?

Riyad Mahrez may not be attracting too much interest from Barcelona...

Zinedine Zidane delighted with Real's first preseason match, despite loss

With both sides combining to miss seven attempts, Man United escaped with a 2-1 penalty shootout win over Real Madrid.
Watch as Real Madrid and Man United's ICC match ends in a bizarre penalty shootout with an astounding seven misses.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane delves into Alvaro Morata, Kylian Mbappe, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and managing such a talented squad.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. --Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he was satisfied with his team's first outing of the summer, despite a penalty shootout defeat to Manchester United in their International Champions Cup meeting on Sunday.

A gently-paced game in the mid-afternoon heat at the Levi's Stadium finished 1-1 after 90 minutes, with Jesse Lingard putting United ahead just before the break after some magic from Anthony Martial, and Casemiro equalising from the spot after debutant Theo Hernandez...

Mourinho urges Martial to be more consistent after 'positive' Real showing

With both sides combining to miss seven attempts, Man United escaped with a 2-1 penalty shootout win over Real Madrid.
Watch as Real Madrid and Man United's ICC match ends in a bizarre penalty shootout with an astounding seven misses.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out a move for Real Madrid star Gareth Bale.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Jose Mourinho praised Anthony Martial's improving work ethic at Manchester United, but insisted that the French forward must still do more following his performance against Real Madrid on Sunday.

Martial created United's first-half goal for Jesse Lingard before firing a penalty shootout spot kick over the crossbar as Mourinho's team won 2-1 on penalties against the Champions League winners.

The former Monaco forward struggled to impress Mourinho last season, raising doubts...

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique posts Neymar photo with 'he stays' message

Amid increasing transfer rumours, Neymar scored a brace to lead the way for Barcelona's ICC win over Juventus.
ESPN's Herculez Gomez responds to the latest reports of Neymar agreeing to terms with PSG on a contract.

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique posted a Twitter image of himself with teammate Neymar on Sunday night, along with the message "Se queda,'' which translates as "he stays."

Neymar's future has come under increasing speculation this summer amid reports that Paris Saint-Germain had agreed to activate his release clause of almost €220 million.

A source close to Neymar, when asked about the motives behind Pique's post, told ESPN FC he had "no idea" why the Spain international shared the image.

Se queda.

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PSG chasing Neymar because Alexis isn't available - Arsene Wenger

Stewart Robson says Arsenal's thrashing by Chelsea in their friendly is indicative of the issues Arsene Wenger must fix.

BEIJING -- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Paris Saint-Germain have begun chasing Neymar because they know that Alexis Sanchez is not available.

Wenger dismissed the latest rumours in the ongoing Sanchez saga following Arsenal's friendly against Chelsea in Beijing, saying the forward will not be joining PSG this summer.

A source told ESPN FC that Sanchez and his representatives were in Paris on Friday to meet with PSG sporting director Antero Henrique about a possible transfer.

But as he...

Man United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Last season's difficulties helped me improve

Mark Ogden reacts to Jose Mourinho's comments about David De Gea's Man United future ahead of their match with Real Madrid.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan says his struggle to impress Jose Mourinho at Manchester United has made him a better player.

Mkhitaryan arrived at Old Trafford in a £30 million deal from Borussia Dortmund 12 months ago.

The Armenia international looked certain to begin last season as first choice, but after waiting until September for his maiden start, he was substituted at half-time during the 2-1 derby defeat to Manchester City and did not start another game until late November.

"Last year with my difficulties...