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Aston Villa has no intention of selling Danny Ings, reports Sky Sports News.
The 29-year-old striker has been linked with both Manchester United and Leeds United since the end of the season.
However, Steven Gerrard has rubbished these rumors and indicated that Ings remains an integral part of his squad.
Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski is set to put pen to paper on a £175,000-a-week deal at Barcelona.
According to Mundo Deportivo, the 33-year-old will sign a three-year contract with the Catalan worth £27m.
Paris Saint-Germain threatened to hijack the deal at the eleventh hour, but the Polish superstar is said to be loyal to the LaLiga giants.
Elsewhere, Premier League newcomers Bournemouth have approached Liverpool about the possibility of taking Nat Phillips on loan for a second consecutive season.
The South Coast outfit was brought in in January as a centre-back, and he ended up playing a key role as Cherries finished second in the championship behind Fulham.
And now Scott Parker wants the 25-year-old to return to vitality to help secure his position in top-flight.
It was initially thought that Liverpool might be ready to allow Phillips to depart permanently, but reports from last week suggested that people at Anfield still see him as a long-term replacement for Joel Matip. .
Finally, Marcos Alonso has reiterated his desire to leave Stamford Bridge this summer.
Fabrizio Romano reports that the Spaniard is desperate to leave Chelsea to join Barcelona.
The left-back has already agreed individual terms with the LaLiga giants, and it is now up to the club to agree a fee with Chelsea.