Barcelona could be set to lose an attacker if they are to bring Neymar back to the club.
While he is keen to play again, Manchester City defender John Stones said safety was the priority.
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If Timo Werner joins Liverpool, the forward may reportedly then head back to RB Leipzig.
Manchester City have been boosted by the return of Aymeric Laporte from almost five months out with a knee injury.
Manchester City, not Liverpool, dominate Pep Guardiola's thoughts "almost 24 hours" every day, he says.
Pep Guardiola praised Manchester City's fighting spirit in the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace but was angered by a late defensive lapse.
Mikel Arteta believes John Stones is a great player, but the Arsenal head coach has denied the Gunners are interested in the defender.
Tottenham star Christian Eriksen is reportedly closing in on a move to Serie A side Inter.
Manchester United may be ready to finally complete a deal for Sporting CP midfielder Bruno Fernandes.