Today’s gossip is frantically trying to mend the fax machine

Transfer deadline day is essentially the last day of term for the Rumour Mill, but instead of bringing in our favourite VHS videos and avoiding any work, we’re dialling today’s speculation up to potentially irresponsible levels before the window slams shut tonight.

The name of Álvaro Morata, the Spain international who is currently on loan at Juventus from Atlético Madrid, has emerged as a potential goal-getting option for Arsenal. The Gunners coach Miguel Molina reportedly got on the blower to Morata over the weekend to try and convince him to sign. Arsenal have not completely given up hope of taking Alexander Isak from Real Sociedad, but the Spanish club remain fixated on the 22-year-old’s £75m release clause.

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