Transfer Talk: Lacazette linked with Atletico Madrid move as Arsenal eye Chelsea's Abraham

The Copa America and Euro 2020 are over, and the summer transfer window has opened. This leaves Europe's largest clubs free to make a splash on the market. You can find all the official deals and gossip here.TOP STORY: Simeone back in for LacazetteAccording to Calciomercato, Atletico Madrid is considering moving for Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette.His contract expires in 2022, so it is expected that he will leave North London club. Atletico's offer, which could be as low at 15 million, would prevent the Gunners from losing him next summer and could allow them to fund Tammy Abraham's move to Chelsea.Atletico was interested in Lacazette's signing in 2017, when he joined Arsenal from Olympique Lyonnais. However, the transfer ban in Spain prevented the move from happening. Diego Simeone, Atleti's boss, is trying to sign Lacazette four years later in an effort to strengthen his strike force.Lacazette (30), joined Arsenal for 46.5m in 2004. Gunners boss MikelArteta decided not to extend Lacazette's 175k/week contract.Arteta, however, is said to be willing to keep Lacazette, even if a deal is not reached, but that Abraham's move would be a failure if the Frenchman remains.Arsenal is one of many clubs that are keen to sign Abraham from Chelsea.Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. Only)- ESPN+ viewer's Guide: Bundesliga, La Liga and MLS, FA Cup, and many moreArsenal to move Alexandre Lacazette to Atletico Madrid in order to fund Tammy Abraham's move to Chelsea? Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FCPAPER GOSSIPBarcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has been relegated to the bottom of the pecking list under Ronald Koeman. His appearances in preseason may have been an attempt by the Catalan club for Umtiti to sign with a new club. Sport reports that Koeman will not be counting on Umtiti, aged 27, in 2021-22. Barca believes that Umtiti's inability to play consecutive games over the past few seasons is due to numerous injuries. By allowing Umtiti to leave, they will be able to free up wages and ease financial worries.According to the Athletic, Newcastle United is still looking at Joe Willock, an Arsenal midfielder, but they are also considering Ross Barkley as an option. Steve Bruce has yet to sign this summer, so it is important to improve his team. Central midfield is a priority. Willock, 21 years old, impressed while on loan at St James's Park last year, but Bruce says that Arsenal will be the final decision maker. Barkley, 27, was loaned to the Magpies last season at Aston Villa and could offer a better deal.Fabrizio Romano, an Italian journalist reports that Erik Lamela will be undergoing a medical in Sevilla this Wednesday ahead of a deal which will see Bryan Gil move in the opposite direction. 29-year-old Tottenham midfielder Lamela was spotted at Sevilla's ground. He will be undergoing his medical later in the week. Gil will arrive in London this week to take part in the swap, which will see Gil sign until 2026.Fabrizio Romano reports that Borussia Dortmund is close to announcing Donyell Malen as their forward. The first piece of necessary paper was completed over the weekend. Romano revealed that Malen is currently in Germany for his medical and that PSV Eindhoven will receive 30m. Liverpool were also thought to be interested in the attacking player but no official bid was made.Sport reports that Jose Mourinho, Roma's boss, has offered Barcelona 15 million for Clement Lenglet, a defender, in an attempt to strengthen his back line. Mourinho, Roma boss, is trying to strengthen his defense and Lenglet, 26, is being targeted. Barcelona want to pay closer to 25m for Lenglet, who has five years left on his contract. Sport believes that negotiations between the clubs could start in the next few days, despite differences in valuation.