Transfer Zone: Real Madrid ready to break the bank plus, Arsenal player has social media meltdown

One of the most historic transfer windows in history could provide one last surprise. Question is, are Real Madrid ready to empty the coffers?

Daniel James

Recent reports have linked Manchester United forward Dan James with a move to Leeds United.

The Welsh international has rarely featured under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his position could be further compromised with the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo.

The move has certainly got Leeds fans excited - especially the potential attacking options to Marcelo Bielsa's disposal.

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Marcel Sabitzer

Bayern Munich's raid of RB Leipzig continued today following their acquisition of Marcel Sabitzer.

The midfielder has signed a four-year-deal with the Bavarians.

While many clubs throw money around like Jordan Belfort, few are as successful at building and maintain a world class team than the German champions.

Anyone keen on a Bayern Munich business degree?

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Kylian Mbappe

From one financially responsible club to one with a debt the size of an international phone number.

Real Madrid are reportedly planning to increase their bid for Paris Saint-Germain forward, Kylian Mbappe.

The World Cup winner only has one more year left on his contract which begs the question, why spend £200million now when you can have him for free next summer?

No wonder Los Blancos are in debt.

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Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Following three consecutive defeats, Arsenal are glued to the bottom of the Premier League table.

If things weren't bad enough already, Mikel Arteta will now have to deal with Ainsley Maitland-Niles who publicly said: "All I wanna do is go where I'm wanted and where I'm gonna play."

The player posted the message on Instagram after Arsenal reportedly rejected a loan offer from Everton. This seems to have upset the 24-year-old who was keen to leave the club.

Considering the wages he's on and the ongoing news cycle, this certainly goes in 'first world problems' category.

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Ozan Kabak

It seems that Ozan Kabak could be on his way back to the Premier League as Norwich City look to sign the defender before deadline day.

The loan move will reportedly include an option to buy from German club Schalke 04.

With a surname like that, the chant opportunities are endless.

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Or they could always just nick this from Liverpool.

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Conor Hourihane

Away from the Premier League, there's a big deal waiting to be done in the league below.

Sheffield United are looking to secure the services of Aston Villa's Conor Hourihane.

The 30-year-old was out on loan at Swansea last season, making 19 appearances and scoring five goals.

Despite his legendary status at Plymouth, Barnsley and Villa, Blades fans aren't convinced about their proposed new signing.

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