Transfer rumours: Willian, Ozil, Richarlison, Koulibaly, Maddison, Sancho, Giroud

Juventus are planning a ₤150 m summer season bid for Liverpool and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk,28 ( Sun)

Barcelona are close to agreeing a deal for Chelsea’s Brazil winger Willian, 31, whose agreement ends at the end of the season. ( Marca)

Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta blocked the transfer of German midfielder Mesut Ozil, 31, to a club from Qatar in January. (90 minutes)

Everton supervisor Carlo Ancelotti has warned Barcelona they would be losing their time if they send an improved deal for Brazil forward Richarlison, 22, in the summer. ( Star)

Manchester United are to step up their efforts to land Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly,28 ( Mirror)

Senegal centre-back Koulibaly would cost United around ₤90 m. ( Star)

United will also target Leicester City’s England midfielder James Maddison, 23, and Borussia Dortmund‘s England winger Jadon Sancho, 19, in the summer window. ( Requirement)

Chelsea will try to beat Manchester United to former Manchester City forward Sancho. ( Sun)

Chelsea’s France striker Olivier Giroud, 33, was upset after Serie A side Inter Milan took out of a transfer for him. ( RMC, through Mail)

Manchester United and Chelsea stopped working in their attempts to sign Paris St-Germain‘s Edinson Cavani, 32, because the Uruguay forward has his heart set on a relocate to Spain. ( Mirror)

Liverpool’s Japan forward Takumi Minamino, 25, says other Premier League clubs had an interest in signing him, along with some Bundesliga sides. ( Star)

Midfielder Steven Bergwijn, 22, who joined Tottenham from PSV Eindhoven in a ₤27 m deal on Wednesday, declined a ₤ 6m reward offer from the Eredivisie side to remain. ( Mirror)

Toolbox must pay ₤ 8m to turn the loan signings of Spain protector Pablo Mari, 26, and Portugal right-back Cedric Soares, 28, into permanent deals. ( Star)

Chelsea denied a deadline-day transfer for Dalian Yifang and Venezuela striker Salomon Rondon,30 ( Sun, via Telegraph)

Juventus have already begun deal with summer season offers for Brescia’s19- year-old Italy midfielder Sandro Tonali and Manchester United’s26- year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba. ( Calciomercato – in Italian)

Manchester United will pursue Birmingham City’s16- year-old England Under-17 midfielder Jude Bellingham in the summer after preparing a ₤20 m package on deadline day. ( Independent)

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo’s agent states he spoke with Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward for a few days before the 30- year-old finished his deadline-day move. ( Aftenposten, through Express)

Ighalo was shocked by United’s deadline-day relocation after it had actually appeared the deal would not be occurring. ( Mail)

Previous Manchester United defender Gary Neville thinks the offer for Ighalo shows poor transfer planning. ( Sky Sports)

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