Premier League Transfer News — 23 June 2013

Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain is being linked with a move to ArsenalChelsea will allow young Belgium keeper Thibaut Courtois to spend another season on-loan at Spanish club Atletico Madrid.

The youngster has spent the last two seasons with Atleti on-loan, but is expected to have a big future at Stamford Bridge.

Wigan striker Arouna Kone has revealed that he wants a move elsewhere this summer after the clubs relegation to the Championship.

The Ivorian striker scored 11 goals last season in the Premier League. The 29-year-old is wanted by former-boss Roberto Martinez at new club Everton.

Argentinian striker Gonzalo Higuain is in talks with both Arsenal and Real Madrid over a £20million move. The Real Madrid striker only played a-bit part in Los Blancos’ campaign last season and is looking to secure regular football next season ahead of next year’s World Cup.

Former-Newcastle forward Xisco is attracting interest from a host of English clubs according to English agent Jonathan Hope. The Spaniard endured a miserable spell at St James Park, but scored eight times in 14 games on-loan at Cordoba last season.

Tottenham have denied that they are interested in signing Porto striker Jackson Martinez. The striker is rated in the region of £25million and is attracting interest from some of the biggest clubs in Europe.

According to David Villa’s agent, the Spanish international is attracting the interest of Serie A club Fiorentina. Villa looks set for a summer move with his first team chances restricted last season. The 31-year-old needs to be playing first team football next season with the World Cup taking place next summer.

Chelsea are being linked with a move for highly-rated St Etienne defender Kurt Zouma. The 18-year-old has attracted the attention of teams in all the top European leagues. It is now being reported that Chelsea could now make a move for the youngster.

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