Transfer talk: 10 of the biggest rumours

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Manchester City are reportedly plotting a double deal for two England stars, while Olivier Giroud may have dropped a hint about his Chelsea future. This and more in this week's transfer rumours.

Harry Kane & Jack Grealish are both on Manchester City's transfer radar. Per ESPN, Kane is said to Pep Guardiola's preferred replacement for Barcelona-bound Sergio Aguero while the Spanish tactician is also interested in signing Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish if he becomes available.

Scroll through the gallery above to see this week's biggest transfer rumours

Meanwhile, Villa are plotting a move for Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse, according to the Guardian. The England international would become the club's second signing of the season after Villa completed a deal to sign Argentina ace Emiliano Buendia from Norwich.

Arsenal have joined domestic rivals Manchester United in their pursuit of Atletico Madrid full-back Kieran Trippier. According to the Metro, the Gunners could use Spanish right-back Hector Bellerin as part of a deal to bring the former Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur star back to England.

Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly jumped ahead of FC Barcelona in the race to sign Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum. According to football journalist Fabrizio Romano, the Parisians have offered Wijnaldum, who is out of contract at the end of the month, a deal twice as lucrative as the one offered by Barca.

Barca could also miss out on Memphis Depay after the Dutchman emerged as a target for Juventus. Depay, who is similarly out of contract with Olympique Lyonnais, was previously linked with a move to the Nou Camp but could now be snatched up by the Bianconeri instead, per Mundo Deportivo.

Olivier Giroud has hinted that he could be set to make a switch to AC Milan. Chelsea recently exercised a one-year option to extend the France striker's contract but he may yet move to Italy after revealing his admiration for the club, per Goal

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has reportedly asked the club to sign Lautaro Martinez from Inter Milan. The Argentine striker scored 17 goals and added 10 assists for the Serie A champions last season and would reportedly cost the LaLiga titleholders around €70m (R1.1 billion), per AS.

AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma will decide his future in the coming days, reports Fabrizio Romano. The Italy No. 1 is out of contract with the Serie A giants at the end of the season and has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus.

Another 'keeper, Hugo Lloris, could also be on the move after being linked by Gazzetta dello Sport with a move to AS Roma. The Tottenham Hotspur captain is said to be courting interest from former boss Jose Mourinho, who has taken charge of the Serie A side after leaving Spurs earlier this year.

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