Transfer news live: Arsenal in advanced talks for Arthur, Klopp responds to Salah contract demands

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We’re fast approaching the half-way stage of the January transfer window and there’s still plenty of business to be done.

Arsenal are said to be in ‘advanced talks’ to sign Brazilian midfielder Arthur Melo from Juventus, who previously played for Barcelona. Newcastle are closing in on a move for Burnley’s Chris Wood as the striker arrives for a medical on Wednesday morning, and Crystal Palace are keeping tabs on Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah.

And what about the other Premier League’s big boys? Tottenham are said to be chasing Wolves’ Adama Traore, while Anthony Martial loan departure to Sevilla is being blocked by Manchester United’s financial demands.

Jurgen Klopp, meanwhile, says he is ‘feeling positive’ about the prospects of the club renewing Mohamed Salah’s contract after the Egyptian gave an interview saying he was not asking for ‘crazy stuff’ from the club.

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