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Transfer Window latest with Witsel wanted by Spurs as Levy makes his move

| 01.09.2015

Coral bring you all the latest news and reports from in and around the Premier League, with the penultimate day of the transfer window, starting to generate a number of potential deals.

With Monaco man Anthony Martial edging closer to a move to Manchester United in a deal that is reportedly worth £36m in principal, plus add-ons, Tottenham, who were also tracking the Frenchman have, according to sources close to the club, made a bid of £13m for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel, valued at £70m by his club.

Staying with Spurs, Argentine flop Erik Lamela could be on his way to Marseille who are keen to take the winger who moved to north London for £30m two seasons ago. Moving further south, Bournemouth, 4/1 with Coral for a top 10 Premier League finish, could be set to do some last minute business, with Jonathan de Guzman set to join on loan from Napoli.

Charlie Austin is another player who could yet join the Cherries, with the striker set to become the subject of a number of bids on the final day of the transfer window.

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At the other end of the country, Sunderland have had a £10m offer accepted for Liverpool striker Fabio Borini, who has been surplus to requirements for the Reds for over a year.

Dropping down to the Championship, Nottingham Forest winger Michail Antonio is attracting a huge amount of interest from a number of clubs, with reports that the East Midlands club have accepted a £7m bid from West Ham.

Meanwhile, having sold Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City, Wolfsburg are understood to be in talks with Schalke to bring German ace Julian Draxler to the club, who will be replaced by Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg with the Gelsenkirchen giants having brought the youngster in on loan from Bayern Munich.

Staying in Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund are set to take Red Devils attacker Adnan Januzaj on a season-long loan, while Javier Hernandez is having a medical at Bayer Leverkusen, replacing Son Heung-min who recently moved to Spurs.



Matt Haynes

A long-suffering Leeds fan, Matt studied Sports Journalism at university, and has a plethora of multi-industry experience. Having worked on behalf of multiple hedge funds and top-tier investment banks in executive search, he has also had a stint with the BBC and the Press Association. Outside of work, he pursues entrepreneurial activities and likes to keep fit.
Although he has interviewed current England manager Roy Hodgson as well as Rafa Benitez and a number of other names, he is honoured to have spent time in the company of Gordon Banks. Matt enjoys cultivating long-lasting professional and personal relationships, is solution orientated, and supports Coral’s sports content provision.