Football transfer gossip: Alves, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Giroud, Matic, Mahrez

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Liverpool have enquired about Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The 23-year-old could cost about £25m, with Manchester City and Chelsea also interested. (Mirror)

Manchester City are confident of signing Juventus' Brazilian full-back Dani Alves this week. Chelsea and Tottenham have both been linked with the 34-year-old. (Sun)

Chelsea are also interested in Sevilla's 27-year-old winger Vitolo, who would cost about £35m. (Mirror)

Manchester United are confident of signing Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic, 28, this week. The Serb is United boss Jose Mourinho's third-choice midfield signing. (Telegraph)

RB Leipzig's 22-year-old forward Naby Keita, who is a target for Liverpool, will not be allowed to leave the German club for less than £70m. (Guardian)

Leicester City will have to pay at least £40m if they want Swansea City's 27-year-old attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson. (Leicester Mercury)

West Ham are prepared to break their transfer record by paying more than £20m for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, 30. (Telegraph)

Lyon have ended their interest in Giroud, with the president of the French club claiming Arsenal want to keep him. (Evening Standard)

As well as Giroud, West Ham are interested in Sampdoria's 26-year-old Colombian striker Luis Muriel. (Sun)

Tottenham have been told they will need to pay £26m to sign Portuguese midfielder Adrien Silva, 28, from Sporting Lisbon. (Record, via Star)

Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez, 26, is considering the offer of a four-year deal from Arsenal after growing "tired" of pursuing a move to Barcelona. (Sport)

Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, 25, is a target for Manchester United, but could stay at the Spanish club if forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, leaves.(Don Balon - in Spanish)

Turkish side Trabzonspor are in talks with Liverpool about signing Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva, 30. (Fotomac, via Talksport)

Barcelona are in talks to sign former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho, 28, from Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande. (Sky Sports)

Paulinho will only join as a back-up option if Barca fail in their bid to sign Paris St-Germain's 24-year-old midfielder Marco Verratti. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov, 31, wants to return to former club Lazio in the future. (Il Messaggero - in Italian)

Everton are not looking to sign Inter Milan's 24-year-old Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic. (Liverpool Echo)

Burnley are favourites to sign 23-year-old left-back Charlie Taylor when his contract at Leeds expires at the end of June. (Lancashire Telegraph)

Daily Mirror
The Daily Mirror reports that Liverpool are interested in Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain


Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge was among the celebrities at Khloe Kardashian's 33rd birthday party. (Mirror)

The best of Monday's transfer news

Arsenal and Manchester City are considering a straight swap deal involving 28-year-old Chile forward Alexis Sanchez and Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, 29. (Daily Star)

Bookies have cut the odds on Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 23, signing for Manchester United from 20-1 to 6-1. (Daily Star)

However, Spurs have laughed off United's interest in the England international, with chairman Daniel Levy valuing Kane at close to £200m. (Independent)

Liverpool are interested in signing Kylian Mbappe, 18, but they are not convinced that the France and Monaco striker wants to move to England. (Sky Sports)

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