Brighton ‘remain hopeful’ of sealing Chelsea deal, Nottingham Forest make £3m ‘bid’ for Fulham target

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All the latest transfer news and speculation involving Brighton.

Brighton’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season came to an end in a 2-1 defeat to Fulham on Tuesday evening.

Albion fell behind to a strike from Aleksandar Mitrovic and an own goal from Lewis Dunk, and despite a second-half penalty from Alexis Mac Allister, were ultimately unable to find an equaliser.

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Brighton now sitting fourth in the table with 10 points from their opening five matches.

Next up for the Seagulls is a trip to Brentford on Saturday afternoon.

But between now and then, there is the small matter of transfer deadline day to contend with.

How are Brighton shaping up in that regard?

Check out the latest Premier League transfer speculation below...

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Everton and Leeds United have joined Southampton in trying to sign PSV Eindhoven winger Cody Gakpo. The Dutchman had been linked with Manchester United, but the Red Devils are no longer interested having signed Brazilian attacker Antony from Ajax. (Telegraph)

Leeds United have “half an eye on” Coventry City striker Viktor Gyokeres as the transfer window nears its conclusion, according to journalist Dean Jones. He said: “They have half an eye on Gyokeres at Coventry, and I’ve still got a feeling that if they were to go down that route, they might end up turning to him instead [of fellow reported target Ben Brereton Diaz of Blackburn Rovers].” (GIVEMESPORT)

Newcastle United have hijacked Everton’s deal for Wolves midfielder Leander Dendoncker. The Toffees have had an £8.5m bid rejected for the 27-year-old rejected, but are set to return with an improved offer. But the Belgian international is now also on the radar of the Magpies. (Football Insider)

Newcastle United have joined the race for Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles. The versatile star is widely expected to leave the Gunners before the transfer window closes later this week. (talkSPORT)

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Brighton remain hopeful of signing Billy Gilmour permanently from Chelsea before the end of the transfer window. Any move for the Scotland international would have to be permanent, given the fact that Albion have already taken centre-back Levi Colwill on loan from Stamford Bridge. (Daily Mail)

West Ham defender Craig Dawson is keen to move north to be closer to his hometown of Rochdale. Aston Villa and Wolves are both interested in late deals to sign the centre-back. (Sky Sports)

Tottenham are readying a new contract offer to talismanic striker Harry Kane, according to Fabrizio Romano. The Italian transfer guru said: “They are preparing a new contract proposal. Kane is really happy at Tottenham, and so keep an eye on this new deal story, because the feeling between Kane and Tottenham is fantastic, really, right now.” (Here We Go Podcast)

Nottingham Forest have made a bid for Blackpool winger Josh Bowler. The Premier League new boys have tabled an offer of around £3m for the 23-year-old, who has less than 12 months left on his current deal. The former Everton man has also attracted interest from Bournemouth and Fulham, as well as Championship side Blackburn Rovers. (90min)

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