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Transfer news: The frozen-out stars at the Top Six clubs desperate for a move abroad

The Premier League transfer window may have closed but the top flight's biggest clubs are still hoping to do plenty of business before its European equivalent shuts. Five of the Premier League's top six, with the exception of champions Manchester City, have established stars available for sale at the right price as European clubs circle. Here, Sportsmail looks at the top-six stars who could be on the move before the European deadline on September 2 - including (left to right) Tottenham's Victor Wanyama, Chelsea's Tiemoue Bakayoko, Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi and Liverpool's Dejan Lovren.

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Manchester United transfer news: Man United face STAGGERING £36m Alexis Sanchez bill

EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: Manchester United are facing a staggering £36million bill if Alexis Sanchez's protracted loan move to Inter Milan is made permanent. Representatives from both clubs held further talks on Wednesday regarding the Chilean's season-long loan move to Italy, with the Serie A side hopeful of having a deal concluded before the weekend. The deal is expected to include an option for Inter to make the deal permanent next summer.

Pogba's Manchester United team-mates are worried how he will react to be taken off penalty duties, according to The Sun. He had apologised to his team-mates for the costly miss in 1-1 draw,

EXCLUSIVE BY MIKE KEEGAN: The Premier League have turned down a request from Manchester City for extra winners' medals. Pep Guardiola's champions were originally given 40.

NASSER HUSSAIN: Both captains come into this game under pressure, and it will be fascinating to see which of Joe Root or Tim Paine comes out on top. Both men must resolve their problems with the bat

Romelu Lukaku launched a scathing attack on Manchester United for their handling of his £73m transfer to Inter Milan in a podcast recorded before he sealed the switch.

Chris Waddle recalls a mad time in Marseille, music... and the mafia

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY CRAIG HOPE: Thirty years ago this summer, Chris Waddle became Britain's most expensive footballer when he joined Olympique Marseille from Tottenham Hotspur for £4.5million. On a grey August night in his native North East, Waddle met up with Sportsmail for a beer to reflect on three colourful years on the Cote d'Azur…

The goalkeeper's current deal at Old Trafford expires at the end of the season meaning he could sign pre-contract terms with another club in January. United want him to pen fresh terms now.

The Gypsy King is preparing for his bout with Otto Wallin but couldn't help himself when asked about his chances against the Mexican-American fighter who famously beat Anthony Joshua.

Phil Parkinson has resigned as manager of Bolton, adding to the chaos engulfing the Sky Bet League One club. Parkinson had been at the helm for just over three years.

EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL:Sportsmail understands the central-defender, who suffered a cruciate ligament injury in December, is pencilled in to play the full 90 minutes against the Toffees.

Anthony Joshua gets tattoo of a lion and a forest on his middle finger to cover up

The 29-year-old booked into his local tattoo shop in Southgate, London for the work to be done, which uses one of the calluses as a moon. Southgate SG Tattoo was the venue for the superstar's inking. Joshua is in training for his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia.

EXCLUSIVE BY AMITAI WINEHOUSE: Joe Sealey is desperate to buy the crisis club and save them from being kicked out of the Football League. The Shakers have two days to save their EFL status.

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has admitted he has started slipping into games at the Emirates stadium on the down-low, in order to observe matches without being mobbed by fans.

Transfer news: Daniel Sturridge signs for Turkish outfit Trabzonspor on a three-year deal

Daniel Sturridge has completed his move to Turkish side Trabzonspor after putting pen to paper on a three-year deal with the club. The Super Lig side announced the signing on Wednesday afternoon after pictures emerged of the striker wearing the club's shirt. Sturridge rejected interest from more than 13 clubs after he left Liverpool on the expiration of his contract earlier this summer. 

Manchester United starlet Tahith Chong has no interest in a loan move and wants to break into the first-team at Old Trafford. Feyenoord and PSV Eindhoven have both enquired about a loan. 

'I hid my injury from the physios, it was stupid': Manu Tuilagi on mistake that nearly

INTERVIEW BY NIK SIMON: Once dubbed the brightest prospect in world rugby, his career has been stunted by injuries and suspensions. 'You think, "I am never going to get injured". Even if it hurts you think, "I will be all right". That is a lesson.' Now Tuilagi is making up for lost time.

The 32-year-old centre has signed until November as cover. His World Cup omission came two weeks after being involved in a scuffle with team-mate Mike Brown at the squad's training camp in Treviso.

England want all three available to take on Ireland to offset any need to pitch Billy Vunipola into a third Test in as many weeks. All three trained on Wednesday at England's Pennyhill Park camp.

'I fell on my a*** p***** one night, I used to fall on my arse every night... need to get rid of that belly though': Ricky Hatton plays down concerns over his health after he was filmed falling over during holiday in Tenerife

Retired boxer Ricky Hatton has insisted he is fine after being filmed stumbling to the ground after a drinking session on holiday in Tenerife that left fans fearing for his health. Dancing to the sound of 'All Night Long' by Lionel Richie, Hatton is seen on video with a white shirt pulled over his head before he falls to the ground inside the bar. 

Benjamin Mendy handed Manchester City a fitness boost on Wednesday by returning to first-team training. The £52million left back underwent an arthroscopy in May and spent summer in rehab.

On the club's only other European trip to Turin, the Midlands club held mighty Juventus to a 1-1 draw in the quarter-finals of the 1972 UEFA Cup and then finished off the job at Molineux.

Fulham 4-0 Millwall: Ivan Cavaleiro at the double as new-look Cottagers romp to victory

FULHAM 4-0 MILLWALL - ADRIAN KAJUMBA AT CRAVEN COTTAGE: The Fulham rebuild off the pitch is being matched by what is happening on it. From the ruins of relegation, Scott Parker has constructed a side primed for another Championship promotion push. And his new-look team, playing in a new-look stadium with the Riverside Stand stripped of seats and ready for redevelopment, signalled their intent with a totally one-sided win against early-season surprise package Millwall. 

The game was following a familiar pattern for Leeds of dominating possession but failing to find a killer blow until Nketiah was summoned from the bench in the 77th minute.

KIERAN GILL AT KIYAN PRINCE FOUNDATION STADIUM: Swansea knew it was by the slimmest of chances that they would finish the night in top spot, given it relied on three others dropping points.

IAN WHITTELL AT DEEPDALE: Two horrendous errors from England keeper Jack Butland put a major dent in his hopes of an international return.

ALEX BYWATER AT THE CARDIFF CITY STADIUM: Super sub Junior Hoilett scored a trademark late winner to nick three points for Cardiff City against Huddersfield.

NATHAN SALT AT THE VALLEY: This is Forest's twelfth season but they were the ones who staggered home with a point, bloodied and bruised from a relentless Charlton attack.

JANINE SELF AT THE HAWTHORNS: A young footballer who was stamped with both Arsenal and Liverpool hallmarks as a child suggests at a talent even if it is still to be tapped.

Manchester United stars compete in fantasy league where rivals City have put Chris

Nine Manchester United stars have celebrated the beginning of the new Premier League season by starting their own fantasy football competition. The league, named 'The MUFC Tiki-Taka Fantasy', contains teams led by Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw, Joel Pereira, Harry Maguire, Ashley Young, Lee Grant, Dan James and mystery manager 'Tiki Taka Legend' - believed to be Andreas Pereira. Smalling tops the table so far with 138 points and has Manchester rivals Oleksandr Zinchenko, Raheem Sterling and Kevin de Bruyne to thank for his lofty league position. 

It was 'love at first sight' for Zulte Waregem boss Francky Dury, who has heaped praise on controversial striker Saido Berahino after his flying start to life in Belgium.

Vincent Kompany has overseen Anderlecht's worst start in 21 years but Belgians have faith

JACK GAUGHAN: Anderlecht were already weighing up offering Vincent Kompany a route into management even before watching how he coached. Those clips would handsomely tip the scales in his favour. Kompany took training sessions with Manchester City women's Under 16 team as part of his coaching badges last year. The Anderlecht hierarchy pored over numerous videos of them, spanning a number of months, and remarked that the progress City's teenage girls showed under his tutelage was proof that their own academy product was ready to take the No 1 job.

Ryan Giggs has called for Manchester United winger Daniel James to be better protected by Premier League referees, but insists the 21-year-old is no cheat.

Andre Gomes deliberately misses a penalty while playing as Liverpool rival Mo Salah on FIFA during visit to Alder Hey Children's Hospital with Everton pal Jordan Pickford

Everton stars Andre Gomes and Jordan Pickford paid a visit to Alder Hey Children's Hospital to hand out gifts and play FIFA - with the Portuguese midfielder hilariously missing a penalty while controlling Liverpool on the game.  The pair spent time talking to patients, their families and staff and delivered presents including Everton shirts, signed photos, footballs and other gift items. The Portuguese midfielder also took on the Toffees' stopper on FIFA as their arch-rivals Liverpool, winning a penalty.

Around 20,000 seats remain on sale for the second round tie but large sections of St James' Park are not open, including the upper tiers of the Gallowgate and Milburn stands.

Arsenal news: Emmanuel Frimpong reveals his disdain for Samir Nasri

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has lifted the lid on his personal feud with Samir Nasri. The pair were involved in several altercations on and off the pitch down the years during times when they were both team-mates and opponents. Frimpong's relationship with Nasri became fractious after the Frenchman blamed him for Arsenal's defeat against Liverpool back in 2011. The midfielder, then 19, was making only his second Premier League appearance for the Gunners, but was sent off in the 70th minute for a second bookable offence with the score goalless. Liverpool made the most of their numerical advantage and went on to win the game 2-0. 'Nobody needed to tell me that what I did was stupid,' Frimpong said.

Barcelona are in talks to sign Red Bull Salzburg left back Gideon Mensah on a season-long loan. The Ghana Under 23 international impressed scouts during a recent friendly.

Midfielder Willock, 20, and forward Nelson, 19, have started both of the Gunners' opening Premier League matches. Ozil was unavailable for both the trip to Newcastle and the match against Burnley.

Arsenal expect to have skipper Granit Xhaka available for Saturday's crunch clash against Liverpool after the midfielder recovered from a back injury.

Ronaldo has refused to rule out hanging up his boots next year despite admitting he is in the shape to continue performing at the highest level for plenty more years to come.

Football news: Who joins Jadon Sancho in the top 10 earning starlets in the world?

After Sportsmail exclusively revealed that Jadon Sancho has sealed a jackpot £190,000-a-week deal at Borussia Dortmund, it got us thinking as to which other teenagers make the highest-paid top 10? The England forward, 19, has been rewarded with an improved long-term contract that sees his salary soar to just under £10million a year. Last week, Sancho was rated the fifth most valuable player on the planet, at £145m, in a report by the CIES Football Observatory and his status as one of the hottest prospects in world football has now been acknowledged by Dortmund.  

Watson will not play in the US Open main draw for the first time in 10 years after a disappointing first round defeat in qualifying. There were also first round losses for Katie Swan and Jay Clarke.

Andy Murray has entered the European Open in October as his comeback schedule continues to take shape. The Scot has already committed to two tournaments in China at the end of September.

Sergey Kovalev has mocked the ambitions of Britain's Anthony Yarde ahead of their WBO light-heavyweight title fight in Chelyabinsk on Saturday night.

The appointment ends an almost year-long search, with the highly-rated Hyde Peters seeing off competition from acting CEO Nigel Holl and former Olympic hurdler Nigel Walker.

England gear up for third Ashes Test as Joe Root looks to take advantage of Steve Smith

Joe Root has called on England to capitalise on the absence of Steve Smith from Australia's side in the crucial third Ashes Test - and admitted he can't wait to throw the ball to Jofra Archer (left and inset). Smith was ruled out of the game on Tuesday following the blow he took to the head from Archer at Lord's at the weekend, leaving England hopeful they can square the series without him around to prop up Australia's shaky batting.

PAUL NEWMAN AT HEADNGLEY: For his next trick, Jofra Archer must somehow follow a World Cup-winning Super Over and a mind-boggling Test debut against Australia at Lord's.

Headingley will host the third Ashes Test as England aim to draw level with Australia in Yorkshire, starting on Thursday. Sportsmail's DAVID LLOYD has everything you need to know.

The 29-year-old was struck by a throw-down from former international Marcus Trescothick, who is working with the team in a temporary capacity, during practice on Tuesday.

The 2020 international fixtures were released on Wednesday morning, taking in visits from the West Indies, Australia, Pakistan and Ireland, and the south London venue will be raising the curtain.

Former Bury director Joy Hart CHAINS herself to the front of their stadium to protest against the club's plight... as fans deliver a coffin amid 48-hour countdown to being kicked out of the Football League 

Former Bury chairman Joy Hart has chained herself to the front of the club's ground, Gigg Lane, as they face just 48 hours to save their future. Owner Steve Dale has until Friday to either sell the club or provide proof of funds for the season otherwise Bury face expulsion from the Football League.  Dale has reportedly rejected an offer to buy the club.

Representatives are mindful of the effect online abuse can have, with stars up and down the divisions now turning off some notifications after a series of high-profile racist incidents.

Ian Holloway has come out and defended his bizarre rant about football's new handball rules, and insisted he does not hold the EU responsible for the new implementation.

Crystal Palace are ready to extend the contracts of Christian Benteke and James Tomkins. The Eagles have made a U-turn on Benteke's future after previously being open to offers


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