Press Gossip - 2022

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07:48 · MON June 13, 2022



DAILY MAIL


  • Liverpool do not expect any issues as they look to wrap up the signing of Aberdeen teenager Calvin Ramsay.
  • Youri Tielemans has admitted for the first time he could leave Leicester this summer amid strong interest in the midfielder from Arsenal.
  • Rob Page has been backed by Wales stars to become national team boss for the long-term after leading the country to their first World Cup since 1958.
  • Manchester United's scouts kept a close eye on summer transfer targets Christian Eriksen and Konrad Laimer during Denmark's 2-1 victory against Austria on Monday.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Thomas Tuchel has been promised that he can take the lead on Chelsea's transfer business by the club's new owners in a shift designed to move closer to the Manchester City and Liverpool models.
THE TIMES
  • England defender Fikayo Tomori is expected to sign a lucrative new contract at AC Milan before the new Serie A season starts.
  • Gareth Bale is expected to meet his representatives in the next fortnight to discuss his next move.


THE SUN
  • Arsenal are shrugging off speculation surrounding Bukayo Saka and are happy to wait for the player to finish his summer holiday before launching contract negotiations.
  • Romelu Lukaku's plans to prove himself over the summer have been rocked by an ankle injury.

DAILY RECORD
  • Aberdeen have opened talks with Liverpool with a deal for Calvin Ramsay to leave Pittodrie close to being agreed.
  • Alexandre Lacazette could be about to set Celtic up for a bumper payday when his Arsenal contract expires.
  • Rangers will have to fork out £4.5 million for James Sands if they want to trigger their option to buy the American.
  • In-demand Calvin Bassey will be on the radar of Bundesliga clubs this summer after his Europa League displays.

SCOTTISH SUN
  • John Park, the talent-spotting guru who identified Victor Wanyama, Virgil van Dijk and Moussa Dembele for Celtic, is seeking a new challenge as he prepares to leave Championship side Blackburn Rovers at the end of this month.
  • Allan McGregor has opened talks over a new deal which would combine a coaching role at Rangers.




Juventus are confident of signing Paul Pogba on a free transfer from Manchester United, with the 29-year-old France midfielder to agree a four-year contract. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)

Tottenham's Steven Bergwijn says he has interest from a number of clubs as the Netherlands winger, 24, looks to leave, with Ajax in talks over a summer move. (90min)

English right-back Jonjoe Kenny, 25, has committed to joining Hertha Berlin on a free transfer from Everton. (Bild - in German)

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, has decided to pursue a new challenge and is preparing to leave Brentford, amid interest from former club Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United. (Express)

Manchester United are also on course to sign Brazil winger Antony, 22, from Ajax, and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, from Barcelona. (Talksport)

Chelsea are close to signing American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina, 18, from Chicago Fire after Real Madrid had a bid of 10m euros (£8.5m) rejected. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)

Leeds United are frontrunners to sign New York City's 23-year-old Argentine forward Valentin Castellanos. (Give Me Sport)

Midfielder Matteo Guendouzi expects France defender William Saliba, 21, to follow him in rejoining Marseille from Arsenal this summer, after both were on loan with the French club last season. (90min)

If France defender Jules Kounde, 23, leaves Sevilla for Chelsea then Barcelona are interested in signing Kalidou Koulibaly, but Napoli would want at least 40m euros (£34.1m) for the 30-year-old Senegal defender. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Newcastle are hopeful of challenging Juventus and AC Milan for the signing of Italian midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, 22, from Roma. (Gazetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Inter Milan are set to sign Paulo Dybala on a free transfer from Juventus, with the Argentine striker, 28, arriving on a three-year deal. (Goal)

Paris St-Germain have had a bid of 40m euros (£34.1m) turned down for Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, but Inter Milan may accept 60m euros (£51.2m) for the 27-year-old. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Argentina's River Plate have contacted Uruguay striker Luis Suarez over joining them on a free transfer when the 35-year-old leaves Atletico Madrid this summer. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Manchester City's England Under-21 midfielder James McAtee, 19, is set to speak to HuddersfieldTown about a season-long loan deal. (Sun)
 

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07:55 · TUE June 14, 2022


THE TIMES


  • Erik ten Hag and Manchester United are interested in signing Ajax winger Antony this summer.
  • Manchester City will make a push to sign Kalvin Phillips, a preferred target in their search for a midfielder after completing the Erling Haaland deal

DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Newcastle are ready to pull out of a deal to sign Lille centre-back Sven Botman after they raised their asking price to £36m from £30m.
DAILY MAIL
  • One of the candidates to become Athletic Bilbao's new president wants Mauricio Pochettino to take over as coach at the Basque club.
  • Robert Lewandowski has rejected Paris Saint-Germain and agreed a deal with Barcelona, according to reports in Spain.
  • Serie A champions AC Milan are reportedly keen to recruit Real Madrid playmaker Marco Asensio, who was linked with a potential move to Arsenal on Sunday.
  • Gareth Bale has boosted Cardiff's hopes of signing him by suggesting the standard of football he plays before the World Cup does not make 'too much of a difference'.
  • Southampton have made an opening offer of £8.5m for Bologna midfielder Mattias Svanberg, according to reports in Italy.
  • Torino director Davide Vagnati is preparing to fly to north London this week to discuss a deal with Spurs for defender Gleison Bremer, according to reports.
  • Leeds United are hopeful of closing a deal worth up to £12m with Bayern Munich for midfielder Marc Roca with talks having reached an advanced stage.
  • Erik ten Hag is set to give Facundo Pellistri a chance to shine during Manchester United's pre-season schedule, with his long-term Old Trafford future in question after a loan spell at Alaves when he struggled to get much playing time.
  • Newcastle United are still confident they will be able to get a £25m-plus deal for Reims striker Hugo Ekitike over the line this summer.
  • Manchester City are looking to snatch Le Havre's France youth international defender Isaak Toure from under the noses of Lyon and Marseille and then send him out on loan to Troyes, part of the City Football Group.


THE SUN
  • According to reports, Juventus are close to signing Paul Pogba to a four-year contract.
  • Manchester United have reportedly received a transfer boost after Christian Eriksen allegedly rejected a contract extension at Brentford.
  • Chelsea have made Inter Milan star Milan Skriniar a top target this summer and are reportedly prepared to offer players in exchange to sign the defender.
  • Birmingham are on the brink of a £35m buy-out, with controversial former Watford owner Laurence Bassini claiming to have struck a deal for the Championship club.
THE INDEPENDENT
  • RB Leipzig have set a price of £100m for Christopher Nkunku, with the 24-year-old preferring to stay this summer, potentially frustrating a series of clubs but also setting up one of the sagas of 2023.
DAILY STAR
  • Aston Villa are on the verge of signing 16-year-old Rangers player Rory Wilson who scored 49 goals for club and country at youth level last season.
  • Brighton are targeting Porto left-back Zaidu in a move which could pave the way for Marc Cucurella to join Manchester City.
  • Barcelona boss Xavi has told his former team-mate Gerard Pique he is no longer wanted at the Nou Camp due to his "unprofessional conduct off the field" and his "deteriorating physical condition".
DAILY EXPRESS
  • Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has been linked with a move to Jose Mourinho's Roma this summer transfer window, after the Germany international was spotted in the Italian capital.
  • Chelsea are edging closer to the signing of highly-rated Chicago Fire goalkeeper and reported Real Madrid target Gabriel Slonina ahead of next season, according to reports.
  • Real Madrid appears a less likely destination for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus because they already have the maximum three non-EU players - Eder Militao, Rodrygo and Vinicius Jr - as key members of their first team.
  • Potential Leeds United target Gonzalo Plata could end up staying at Sporting Lisbon this summer because of a serious ankle injury which is likely to rule the Ecuador winger out for around two months.
DAILY MIRROR
  • Arsenal could be stuck with midfielder Lucas Torreira next season after Fiorentina saw a half-price offer rejected for the player they could have signed for £12.8m at the end of his 2021-22 loan spell.
SCOTTISH SUN
  • Rangers have made Ross Stewart their No1 transfer target for the summer according to reports.
  • Charly Musonda will look to start his post-Chelsea career with a trial at Belgian Pro League side Zulte Waregem according to reports.




Manchester City will push to sign a midfielder, with Leeds United and England international Kalvin Phillips, 26, the preferred target. (Times, subscription required)

Manchester United have opened talks with Barcelona for Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, but will not pay over the odds with the Spanish club wanting 100m euros (£85.7m). (Manchester Evening News)

Tottenham want to sign Everton and Brazil forward Richarlison, with the Toffees wanting £50m for the 25-year-old. (Telegraph, subscription required)

Liverpool and Manchester City are tracking Barcelona and Spain midfielder Gavi, although the 17-year-old's release clause in his contract has now risen to 100m euros (£85.7m). (Marca)

RB Leipzig have set a price of £100m for France attacker Christopher Nkunku, with Manchester United, Arsenal and Paris St-Germain interested in the 24-year-old. (Independent)

Newcastle United are prepared to move to another target after Lille raised their asking price for 22-year-old Netherlands defender Sven Botman from £30m to £36m. (Telegraph, subscription required)

However, the Magpies are still confident of signing 19-year-old Reims striker Hugo Ekitike with a £25.6m offer on the table. (Mail)

Fulham are interested in a deal for Arsenal and Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 30, as they prepare for life in the Premier League. (Evening Standard)

Brighton are targeting Porto and Nigeria left-back Zaidu Sanusi, 25, in a move which could pave the way for the Seagulls' Spain international Marc Cucurella, 23, to join Manchester City.(Star)

Manchester City are closing in on the signing of 19-year-old French central defender Isaak Toure from Le Havre. (Mail)

Middlesbrough have made loan enquiries for Manchester United and England goalkeeper Tom Heaton, 36, and Leicester City's English midfielder Hamza Choudhury, 24. (Northern Echo)

Aston Villa have no intention of selling striker Danny Ings, 29, despite the Englishman being linked with Leeds United and Manchester United. (Sky Sports)

Leeds United are close to finalising a deal with Bayern Munich for Spanish midfielder Marc Roca, 25. (90min)

Fulham are leading Nottingham Forest in the race to sign 21-year-old Wales right-back Neco Williams from Liverpool.(Football League World)

Rangers have lined up Sunderland and Scotland striker Ross Stewart, 25, as their preferred replacement for Alfredo Morelos if the 25-year-old Colombia striker rejects a new deal at Ibrox. (Northern Echo)

Preston North End are in advanced talks to sign Watford striker Andre Gray, with the 30-year-old Jamaica international available on a free transfer. (Football Insider)

Swansea City, Middlesbrough, Preston and QPR are all interested in taking Tottenham and Republic of Ireland striker Troy Parrott, 20, on loan during the 2022-23 season. (Football.London)

Coventry City have rejected an enquiry from Middlesbrough for Sweden striker Viktor Gyokeres, while Fulham are also keen on the 24-year-old. (Football Insider)
 

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Manchester United have made an offer to sign Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, as his Brentford contract expires at the end of this month. (The Athletic)

Manchester United's interest in Eriksen would not rule out a move for their number one target Frenkie de Jong, 25, as talks continue with the Dutch midfielder's club Barcelona. (Mail)

De Jong says he is flattered by United's interest but is currently at the biggest club in the world. (Metro)

Bayern Munich are preparing a £34.6m offer for Senegal forward Sadio Mane after Liverpool rejected the German club's previous two offers for the 30-year-old. (Bild, via Mail)

Juventus are close to agreeing a contract for France and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, who will leave Old Trafford when his contract expires this month. (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester City could raise more than £200m in player sales this summer as the club look to land Leeds United's 26-year-old England midfielder Kalvin Phillips. (Telegraph - subscription required)

City's Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 25, wants to join Arsenal to be reunited with Gunners boss Mikel Arteta, who was previously the assistant manager at Etihad Stadium. (Evening Standard)

Everton's Richarlison, 25, has turned down an approach from Arsenal - with Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur said to be the preferred destinations of the Brazil forward. (UOL, via Liverpool Echo)

Inter Milan are pushing to sign Romelu Lukaku, 29, from Chelsea with the Belgium striker prepared to take a wage cut in order to return to the Serie A club. (Fabrizio Romano)

Real Madrid are close to agreeing a new contract with Brazil forward Vinicius Jr, 21. (Goal)

Leeds United have reached a verbal agreement to sign Spanish midfielder Marc Roca, 25, from Bayern Munich in a four-year deal worth 12m euros plus add-ons. (Fabrizio Romano)

Arsenal-linked Victor Osimhen says he will decide on his future later in the summer after the 23-year-old Nigeria and Napoli forward admitted he was aware of interest from clubs in England and Spain. (Standard)

Manchester City's Japan defender Ko Itakura, 25, is wanted by Borussia Monchengladbach. (Lyall Thomas, via Mail)

Chelsea are considering a deal for Lazio's Albania international goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, 27, if Spain keeper Kepa, 27, leaves the club this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Leeds winger Raphinha, 25, is a target for both Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur this summer, amid concerns Barcelona will be unable to fund a deal for the Brazil international. (The Athletic)

Tottenham and Juventus have had offers rejected for Udinese and Italy Under-21 left-back Destiny Udogie, 19. (Sun)

Middlesbrough and England Under-21 defender Djed Spence, who spent last season on loan at Nottingham Forest, would favour a move to Tottenham. (The Athletic)

Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, 26, will return to Arsenal after Fiorentina decided not to make his loan deal permanent. (Standard)

West Ham are interested in signing Belgium winger Adnan Januzaj, 27, from Real Sociedad. (Mirror)

Nantes have submitted a bid for Nottingham Forest's Congolese goalkeeper Brice Samba, 28. (Football Insider)

Wolves remain confident of signing Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha from Sporting Lisbon despite Fulham's efforts to tempt the 26-year-old with a move to Craven Cottage. (Sun)

Bournemouth are favourites ahead of Nottingham Forest and Fulham to sign English midfielder Joe Rothwell, 27, from Blackburn Rovers. (Football Insider)
 

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09:05 · WED June 15, 2022

Manchester United have offered Christian Eriksen a contract (Daily Telegraph) as they grow increasingly frustrated with Barcelona's tactics in their negotiation to sign Frenkie de Jong (Daily Express) but they still remain confident of signing both players this summer (Daily Mail).

They could be joined by Tammy Abraham, who has become a prime target after United missed out on Darwin Nunez to Liverpool (Daily Star).

Meanwhile Anthony Martial, who returned to Old Trafford this summer after a loan at Sevilla, failed in Spain because of injuries not attitude according to a director of the La Liga club (Daily Mirror).

The pressure for United to succeed this season will be greater than ever after the club's value dropped by more than £1.3bn - share prices have nearly halves since August 2021 (The Sun).

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku may not be returning to Inter Milan on loan after all after the Italian club agreed a deal to sign Juventus forward Paulo Dybala on a free transfer (Daily Express).

nother player who may leave Stamford Bridge is Kepa Arrizabalaga, which is could pave the way for Chelsea to sign goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha on a free transfer (Daily Mail).

These exits could help fund a move for longtime Chelsea target Jules Kounde, although Sevilla are reportedly angry he irritated an old injury playing for France in the Nations League and has since had pelvic surgery (The Sun).


Manchester United have made an offer to sign Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, as his Brentford contract expires at the end of this month. (The Athletic)

Manchester United's interest in Eriksen would not rule out a move for their number one target Frenkie de Jong, 25, as talks continue with the Dutch midfielder's club Barcelona. (Mail)

De Jong says he is flattered by United's interest but is currently at the biggest club in the world. (Metro)

Bayern Munich are preparing a £34.6m offer for Senegal forward Sadio Mane after Liverpool rejected the German club's previous two offers for the 30-year-old. (Bild, via Mail)

Juventus are close to agreeing a contract for France and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, who will leave Old Trafford when his contract expires this month. (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester City could raise more than £200m in player sales this summer as the club look to land Leeds United's 26-year-old England midfielder Kalvin Phillips. (Telegraph - subscription required)

City's Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 25, wants to join Arsenal to be reunited with Gunners boss Mikel Arteta, who was previously the assistant manager at Etihad Stadium. (Evening Standard)

Everton's Richarlison, 25, has turned down an approach from Arsenal - with Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur said to be the preferred destinations of the Brazil forward. (UOL, via Liverpool Echo)

Inter Milan are pushing to sign Romelu Lukaku, 29, from Chelsea with the Belgium striker prepared to take a wage cut in order to return to the Serie A club. (Fabrizio Romano)

Real Madrid are close to agreeing a new contract with Brazil forward Vinicius Jr, 21. (Goal)

Leeds United have reached a verbal agreement to sign Spanish midfielder Marc Roca, 25, from Bayern Munich in a four-year deal worth 12m euros plus add-ons. (Fabrizio Romano)

Arsenal-linked Victor Osimhen says he will decide on his future later in the summer after the 23-year-old Nigeria and Napoli forward admitted he was aware of interest from clubs in England and Spain. (Standard)

Manchester City's Japan defender Ko Itakura, 25, is wanted by Borussia Monchengladbach. (Lyall Thomas, via Mail)

Chelsea are considering a deal for Lazio's Albania international goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, 27, if Spain keeper Kepa, 27, leaves the club this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Leeds winger Raphinha, 25, is a target for both Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur this summer, amid concerns Barcelona will be unable to fund a deal for the Brazil international. (The Athletic)

Tottenham and Juventus have had offers rejected for Udinese and Italy Under-21 left-back Destiny Udogie, 19. (Sun)

Middlesbrough and England Under-21 defender Djed Spence, who spent last season on loan at Nottingham Forest, would favour a move to Tottenham. (The Athletic)

Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, 26, will return to Arsenal after Fiorentina decided not to make his loan deal permanent. (Standard)

West Ham are interested in signing Belgium winger Adnan Januzaj, 27, from Real Sociedad. (Mirror)

Nantes have submitted a bid for Nottingham Forest's Congolese goalkeeper Brice Samba, 28. (Football Insider)

Wolves remain confident of signing Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha from Sporting Lisbon despite Fulham's efforts to tempt the 26-year-old with a move to Craven Cottage. (Sun)

Bournemouth are favourites ahead of Nottingham Forest and Fulham to sign English midfielder Joe Rothwell, 27, from Blackburn Rovers. (Football Insider)
 

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07:52 · THU June 16, 2022


David Moyes is keen to take Southampton and England midfielder James Ward-Prowse to West Ham (Daily Mirror) but the Hammers fear Newcastle could be poised to hijack their £30m move for Nayef Aguerd (Daily Star).

Newcastle are growing frustrated in their pursuit of top targets Sven Botman and Hugo Ekitike - with officials believing clubs are applying the same 'Toon tax' on the Saudi-owned Magpies as they did during the January transfer window (The Sun).

Nottingham Forest have agreed a deal with Manchester United to sign Dean Henderson on loan with the option to buy for £20m as a replacement for Championship play-off hero Brice Samba who is keen on a move to Ligue 1 side Lens (Daily Mail).

Arsenal are willing to obliterate their transfer record to sign RB Leizpig striker Christopher Nkunku this summer, but may have to go to £100m to secure a deal (The Independent) while the Gunners have received a boost in their pursuit of Bologna defender Aaron Hickey with the Serie A club admitting the Scotland international could be sold this summer (Daily Mirror).

Bournemouth are close to snapping up right-back Ryan Fredericks and midfielder Joe Rothwell on a free transfer and will also land midfielder Marcus Tavernier from Championship side Middlesbrough (The Sun).

Aston Villa youngster Cameron Archer is a loan target for more than a dozen Championship clubs, including Watford, West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland, but is expected to be given a chance by Steven Gerrard on next month's tour of Australia (Daily Mail).

Tottenham are reported to be keeping an eye on Gareth Bale's situation post-Real Madrid exit, with a number of other Premier League clubs also considering an offer (The Sun).

Barcelona are set to deal Chelsea a massive blow by hijacking their long-time efforts to sign Sevilla defender Jules Kounde, with local reports suggesting talks are already at an advanced stage (Daily Mail).

Schalke and Wales forward Rabbi Matondo is at the centre of a six-club summer transfer fight as Premier League trio Brentford, Leeds and newly-promoted Nottingham Forest are all admirers (The Sun).

Chelsea are set to rival Manchester United for Inter Milan's Netherlands defender Denzel Dumfries and make a £21m offer (Daily Mail).

Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly seen a £30m+ offer for Sassuolo striker Gianluca Scamacca rejected by the Serie A club, who are holding out for £43m for the player also being targeted by Arsenal (Daily Mail).

Dani Alves was told he has no future at Barcelona by boss Xavi Hernandez while he was on holiday back in Brazil, with Cesar Azpilicueta's potential move to Catalunya behind the decision (Daily Mirror).

Juventus expect Paul Pogba to sign a contract with them at the beginning of next month after a verbal agreement was reached for the midfielder's return (The Guardian).

Sevilla have emerged as favourites to sign Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos, whose contract at Ibrox expires at the end of the 2022-23 season but could move this summer for around £20m (Daily Record).

Leeds United and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, has told the club he wants to leave this summer to join Manchester City. (Football Insider)

City believe an offer of about £45m-50m would persuade Leeds to sell, and it is thought Phillips will push for a move once a bid is tabled. (Athletic - subscription required)

The representatives of former Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba are close to finalising a four-year deal for the France international, 29, to join Juventus on a free transfer. (Sky Sports)

Juventus expect Pogba to sign a contract with them at the beginning of next month after reaching a verbal agreement. (Guardian)

Tottenham, Newcastle and Aston Villa are among the Premier League clubs monitoring Wales forward Gareth Bale, 32, who is a free agent after his contract with Real Madrid expired at the end of the season. (Sun)

Chelsea could miss out on long-term target Jules Kounde as Sevilla's France defender, 23, is now in advanced talks over a summer move to Barcelona. (Catalunya Radio, via Mail)

Chelsea have begun talks over Romelu Lukaku's loan return to Inter Milan, but the 29-year-old Belgium striker will need to take a wage cut. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Inter are confident of reaching a deal for Lukaku, despite the 5m euros (£4.3m) difference in the loan fee valuations of the clubs. (Sky Sports)

Negotiations over Lukaku could be helped by Chelsea agreeing a permanent deal to sign Inter's Netherlands defender Denzel Dumfries, with the Blues having expressed an interest in the Manchester United target, 26. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

West Ham are keen to sign Southampton's James Ward-Prowse and Newcastle are also interested in the England midfielder, 27. (Mirror)

Everton have completed the signing of England defender James Tarkowski, 29, on a free transfer from Burnley but the deal is not expected to be announced until the end of June. (Liverpool Echo)

Manchester United are favourites to sign Porto's 24-year-old Portugal midfielder Vitinha, who has a release clause of 40m euros (£34m). (Abola - in Portuguese)

Porto's president says a bid from an unnamed club for Vitinha has been rejected, who is also wanted by Arsenal. (Express)

Nottingham Forest have agreed a deal with Manchester United to sign 25-year-old English goalkeeper Dean Henderson on loan, with the option to buy for £20m. (Mail)

Newly promoted Premier League club Forest want Henderson as part of a £100m spending spree. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester United's hopes of signing Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, from Barcelona have been dealt a blow after the Spanish club claimed they do not need to sell players this summer. (Mirror)

United are expecting Andreas Pereira to return to Old Trafford following a loan spell with Flamengo, who have no intention of using the 10.5m euros option to buy him. (Fabrizio Romano)

West Ham are looking at Rennes' 26-year-old Morocco centre-back Nayef Aguerd in a bid to bolster their defence. (Telegraph - subscription required)

But the Hammers fear Newcastle could be poised to hijack their £30m move for Aguerd. (Star)

Juventus could offer Turkey centre-back Merih Demiral, 24, to Chelsea as part of a swap deal for Italy midfielder Jorginho, 30. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Arsenal could yet sign Spain midfielder Marco Asensio, 26, this summer as a dispute over his wages at Real Madrid continues. (Mirror)

Asensio, who has one year remaining on his contract, would like to stay at Real Madrid but believes he deserves a pay rise. (Marca)

Real Madrid hope to sign Borussia Dortmund's 18-year-old England midfielder Jude Bellingham, despite competition from Premier League sides Manchester United and Liverpool over a £78m deal. (Metro)

Southampton have reached an agreement with Manchester City to sign Irish goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu, 20. (90min)

Bournemouth are close to signing West Ham's English defender Ryan Fredericks, but Fulham are also interested in the 29-year-old. (Football Insider)
 

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07:43 · FRI June 17, 2022
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Liverpool are prepared to wait until next summer to move for England and Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham despite his links to Real Madrid (The Sun).

There is still a chance, though, that the Reds could gazump Arsenal's deal to sign Porto midfielder Fabio Vieira at the last moment (Daily Mirror).

But Arsenal's confidence that they will bring in Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City for £35m does appear to be increasing (The Times).

City could use some of that fee to fund a move for Brighton left-wing-back Marc Cucurella although it is believed several other top clubs are interested (The Sun).

Wolves had looked on the verge of signing midfielder Joao Palhinha from Sporting but Fulham may have nipped in at the 11th hour (The Sun).

Alphonse Areola, who spent last season on loan at West Ham from PSG, has a straight choice to return to London Stadium or join Newcastle (The Sun).

There will no longer be the need for a tribunal after Aston Villa paid Rangers £350,000 following Rory Wilson's move to join Steven Gerrard in the West Midlands (Daily Record).

The Scottish champions now face a battle to hold on to star striker Alfredo Morelos with Sevilla favourites to sign him this summer (The Sun).

Meanwhile, Old Firm rivals Celtic look set to sign ex-Dundee United goalkeeper Benji Siegrist (Scottish Sun).




Arsenal are close to agreeing a deal for Manchester City and Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus, 25. (Times - subscription required)

Tottenham are preparing a 90m euro (£77m) offer for Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez but the 24-year-old Argentina international wants to stay with the Serie A side, who have no intention of selling him. (Alfredo Pedulla - in Italian)

Newcastle United are monitoring Burnley's England goalkeeper Nick Pope, 30. (Mail)

Liverpool remain interested in 18-year-old Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham. (Mirror)

AC Milan have become favourites ahead of Newcastle to sign Lille's Netherlands Under-21 defender Sven Botman. (Football Insider)

Manchester City are preparing to make a bid for Brighton and Spain left-back Marc Cucurella, 23. (Guardian)

Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper, who led the club to promotion to the Premier League last season, is close to signing a new contract at the club. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Forest are also in talks to sign 26-year-old French centre-back Moussa Niakhate from German club Mainz. (Mail)

Leeds United and Southampton are interested in Manchester City's 18-year-old Belgian midfielder Romeo Lavia. (Athletic - subscription required)

Southampton are set to announce the signing of Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu, 20, from Manchester City in a deal worth up to £15m. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Fulham and Wolves are both interested in signing Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha, 26. (90min)

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says Manchester City's new Norwegian signing Erling Haaland, 21, would not have started if the striker had moved to the Spanish side. (Mirror)

English defender James Tarkowski, 29, has agreed to join Everton once his current deal at Burnley expires this summer. (Sky Sports)

Juventus have changed their offer to Argentina winger Angel di Maria, who is available on a free transfer following his departure from Paris St-Germain, as they compete with Barcelona to sign the 34-year-old. (Gianluca di Marzio)

France midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni moved to Real Madrid from Monaco after the 22-year-old turned down a higher salary from PSG. (Marca)
 

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Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, is looking to leave Manchester United, with Jose Mourinho's Roma and Sporting Lisbon interested. (La Repubblica, in Italian, subscription needed)

Arsenal are "cautiously optimistic" of signing Manchester City's Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus, 25. The Gunners are hoping £30m will be enough but City want £50m. (Sky Sports)

The Gunners could still sign Leicester's Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 25, despite being set to complete a deal for another midfielder in Porto's Fabio Vieira, 22, who is Portuguese. (Evening Standard)

Arsenal also want Leeds' Brazilian winger Raphinha, 25, and Ajax's Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez, 24. (Athletic, subscription needed)

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel would like to replace Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29 - who is an Inter Milan target - with Bayern Munich's 33-year-old Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, but there are significant obstacles to completing both deals. (ESPN)

Barcelona target Lewandowski says he still wants to leave Bayern but does not want to sour his relationship with the German club by forcing a move. (Express)

Chelsea have enquired about Inter Milan's Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, 27, in a swap deal that could involve Lukaku returning to his former club in Italy. (Mail)

Blues captain Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, will need to put in a transfer request if he wants to move to Barcelona. The Spain defender is in the final year of his contract. (Sun)

Tottenham are favourites to sign Middlesbrough's English defender Djed Spence, 21, with Nottingham Forest accepting he is unlikely to join them, having spent last season on loan at the City Ground. (Northern Echo)

Manchester United are confident Barcelona will lower their £73m asking price for Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, because of their financial problems. (Guardian)

West Ham are willing to loan out Croatia forward Nikola Vlasic, 24, with Hadjuk Split and Torino interested. (Dalmatinskiportal, in Croatian)

Aston Villa and Egypt winger Trezeguet, 27, is wanted by Turkish side Trabzonspor. (Mail)

Sevilla are ready to bid £6.9m for Rangers and Colombia forward Alfredo Morelos, 25. (Fichajes, in Spanish)

Fulham are set to complete the £7m signing of Israeli forward Manor Solomon, 22, from Shakhtar Donetsk. (Sun)

Watford's Nigerian striker Emmanuel Dennis, 24, is on Everton's list of targets this summer if their Brazil forward Richarlison, 25, leaves. (Mail)

Nottingham Forest are closing in on a deal for Mainz's French defender Moussa Niakhate, 26. (Football Transfers)

Southampton are optimistic about signing Bayern Munich's American defender Chris Richards, 22. (GiveMeSport)

Celtic face a fresh fight from Ajax in the battle to land Lommel's Brazilian midfielder Vinicius Souza, 22. (Record)

Paris St-Germain are set to beat several Premier League teams to the £34m signing of Porto's Portuguese midfielder Vitinha, 22. (90min)

Hibernian are set to sign former Sunderland and Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady, 36, on a free transfer. (Record)
 

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Manchester United and Barcelona are £17m apart on their Frenkie de Jong valuations

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Manchester United are still keen to sign Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona, but the two clubs remain around €20m (£17.2m) apart in their valuations of the Netherlands midfielder.
Premier League players will face unprecedented workloads amid the frantic rush to squeeze in fixtures before the World Cup starts in November.
Steph Houghton was visibly angry and extremely upset after being told by manager Sarina Wiegman she was not going to be part of the England squad for this summer's European championships.
Christian Horner has called the FIA's move to ban porpoising in Formula One "very unfair", suggesting that other teams should not be punished for Mercedes' failure to control the violent bouncing motion of their cars.


DAILY MAIL


Granit Xhaka's mysterious booking in Arsenal's Premier League win at Leeds last season is being investigated by the National Crime Agency amid suspicions of a major betting scandal.
Chelsea have enquired about Inter Milan defender Martin Skriniar in a swap deal that could involve striker Romelu Lukaku returning to his former club in Italy.
Robert Lewandowski has rejected the chance to join Chelsea this summer with the Bayern Munich striker targeting a dream move to join Barcelona.
Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has urged his old club to beat their north-London rivals in the race for Leeds forward Raphinha.
Watford's £20m-rated forward Emmanuel Dennis is on Everton's list of targets this summer if Richarlison leaves the club before the end of the transfer window.
Real Madrid forward Rodrygo has revealed that he and his team-mates mocked Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah before and after their Champions League final victory over the Reds last month.
Aston Villa winger Trezeguet is wanted by Turkish side Trabzonspor.

DAILY STAR
Tottenham boss Antonio Conte is eyeing an ambitious reunion with Lautaro Martinez with the London club readying a £77m bid for the Inter Milan striker.
Nottingham Forest have reportedly admitted defeat in their pursuit of Middlesbrough's Djed Spence with the former loan star set to seal a £20m switch to Tottenham Hotspur.

THE SUN
Fulham are set to complete the £7m signing of forward Manor Solomon from Shakthar Donetsk.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has backed "suffering" Gerard Pique and confirmed he is not retiring from football.
Cesar Azpilicueta is under pressure to slap in a transfer request - or risk his dream move to Barcelona.
Arsenal have had a £25m bid for Lisandro Martinez rejected by Ajax, according to reports.
PSG have been linked with a shock move for Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips.
Mesut Ozil is set for a new career once he hangs up his boots - by becoming a professional gamer.

THE TIMES
Manchester City face a challenge to sign top left back target Marc Cucurella as Brighton & Hove Albion aim to resist interest from the Premier League champions.
Test cricket could return to Durham next summer for the first time since 2015 with a one-off match against Ireland.

DAILY MIRROR
Jurrien Timber is set to become the latest Manchester United transfer target to reject the club with the Netherlands international expected to stay at Ajax this summer.
Tottenham remain hopeful of tying down Harry Kane to a new contract this summer but they are still on the hunt for a new striker - and have now been given renewed hope of signing Everton forward Richarlison.
Mason Greenwood is due to face a hearing in closed courts next week as police seek to extend his bail amid an ongoing investigation.
Arsenal have had an opening bid rejected for Gabriel Jesus but are still confident of agreeing a deal with Manchester City.
Former Liverpool midfielder Jay Spearing could be in line to re-join his old club as an overage player for the Reds' under-23 side.

THE GUARDIAN
A global alliance of gymnasts will demand the sport's governing body and the International Olympic Committee make major reforms to prevent further shocking abuse scandals.
A major change to the regulations on concussion management will be announced next week, with World Rugby ready to extend the compulsory stand-down period for affected players to 12 days with effect from 1 July.

DAILY RECORD
Sevilla have reportedly prepared an opening bid as they look to land Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos this summer.

SCOTTISH SUN
Partick Thistle could land Cole McKinnon on loan from Rangers.
Rangers are braced to get summer bids for goalkeeper Robby McCrorie.



Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, is looking to leave Manchester United, with Jose Mourinho's Roma and Sporting Lisbon interested. (La Repubblica, in Italian, subscription needed)

Arsenal are "cautiously optimistic" of signing Manchester City's Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus, 25. The Gunners are hoping £30m will be enough but City want £50m. (Sky Sports)

The Gunners could still sign Leicester's Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 25, despite being set to complete a deal for another midfielder in Porto's Fabio Vieira, 22, who is Portuguese. (Evening Standard)

Arsenal also want Leeds' Brazilian winger Raphinha, 25, and Ajax's Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez, 24. (Athletic, subscription needed)

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel would like to replace Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29 - who is an Inter Milan target - with Bayern Munich's 33-year-old Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, but there are significant obstacles to completing both deals. (ESPN)

Barcelona target Lewandowski says he still wants to leave Bayern but does not want to sour his relationship with the German club by forcing a move. (Express)

Chelsea have enquired about Inter Milan's Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, 27, in a swap deal that could involve Lukaku returning to his former club in Italy. (Mail)

Blues captain Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, will need to put in a transfer request if he wants to move to Barcelona. The Spain defender is in the final year of his contract. (Sun)

Tottenham are favourites to sign Middlesbrough's English defender Djed Spence, 21, with Nottingham Forest accepting he is unlikely to join them, having spent last season on loan at the City Ground. (Northern Echo)

Manchester United are confident Barcelona will lower their £73m asking price for Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, because of their financial problems. (Guardian)

West Ham are willing to loan out Croatia forward Nikola Vlasic, 24, with Hadjuk Split and Torino interested. (Dalmatinskiportal, in Croatian)

Aston Villa and Egypt winger Trezeguet, 27, is wanted by Turkish side Trabzonspor. (Mail)

Sevilla are ready to bid £6.9m for Rangers and Colombia forward Alfredo Morelos, 25. (Fichajes, in Spanish)

Fulham are set to complete the £7m signing of Israeli forward Manor Solomon, 22, from Shakhtar Donetsk. (Sun)

Watford's Nigerian striker Emmanuel Dennis, 24, is on Everton's list of targets this summer if their Brazil forward Richarlison, 25, leaves. (Mail)

Nottingham Forest are closing in on a deal for Mainz's French defender Moussa Niakhate, 26. (Football Transfers)

Southampton are optimistic about signing Bayern Munich's American defender Chris Richards, 22. (GiveMeSport)

Celtic face a fresh fight from Ajax in the battle to land Lommel's Brazilian midfielder Vinicius Souza, 22. (Record)

Paris St-Germain are set to beat several Premier League teams to the £34m signing of Porto's Portuguese midfielder Vitinha, 22. (90min)

Hibernian are set to sign former Sunderland and Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady, 36, on a free transfer. (Record)
 

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DAILY MIRROR

Liverpool have no concerns that Mohamed Salah will allow his standards to drop next season, but they are braced for the forward to leave on a free at the end of the next campaign

Manchester City are lining up their former academy coach Enzo Maresca as Pep Guardiola's new No 2.
Manchester United have confirmed the departure of highly rated coach Justin Cochrane, who has joined Brentford in an unexpected departure from Old Trafford.



THE TIMES


Manchester City face a challenge to sign top left-back target Marc Cucurella as Brighton & Hove Albion aim to resist interest from the Premier League champions.
Southampton have signed the goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu on a five-year contract from Manchester City for a fee that could rise to £15 million.


THE SUN


Man City are reportedly set to step up their interest in Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips this month.
Wolves want £45 million for French left-back Rayan Ait-Nouri - with Manchester City and Chelsea in the battle.
Burnley are making a late move for left winger Jed Wallace, who is available on a free transfer.
Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti will resign if Kalidou Koulibaly leaves the club this summer, according to reports.
Juventus' official club shop has pulled Paulo Dybala shirts from the shelves, with the 28-year-old on the verge of a move to rivals Inter Milan.
Man Utd have joined the race to sign Hoffenheim left-back David Raum, according to reports.


DAILY MAIL
Mohamed Salah is STILL struggling with thigh injury suffered in FA Cup final against Chelsea over a month ago and was unfit for the Champions League final, claims Egypt's national team doctor.
Real Madrid are reportedly already working on attempting to sign Erling Haaland, just days after he completed his switch to Manchester City from Borussia Dortmund.
Manchester United have been handed a transfer blow in their pursuit of Danish international Christian Eriksen, with the Dane wanting to stay in London.
Teddy Sheringham claims that Manchester United need to make several new signings this summer in order to improve on last season's disappointment.


DAILY STAR
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta may be forced to hand in a transfer request to force through his move to join Barcelona, according to reports.


DAILY RECORD
Aaron Ramsey's nightmare stay in Italy at Juventus appears to be edging closer to an end.
Trabzonspor appear to have moved on from their pursuit of Borna Barisic ahead of their shot at the Champions League.
Joe Aribo has doubled down on his Rangers transfer outlook, insisting he's blocking out speculation linking him with a move away from the club.


SCOTTISH SUN

Rangers star Leon Balogun has announced his departure from the club with emotional message on social media.
Hibs have signed former Rangers starlet Kyle McClelland on a fee transfer.
After missing out on main target Kylian Mbappe, Real Madrid are already planning on triggering the reported 150m euro (£128m) release clause in the contract of Manchester City's newly acquired Norway attacker Erling Haaland in 2024. (AS)

Chelsea are interested in Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, 27. (Fabrizio Romano, via Express)

Barcelona and France forward Ousmane Dembele is ready to join Chelsea but the 25-year-old wants to be a starter and not part of squad rotation. (Sun)

Manchester United are hoping Barcelona will reduce their £80m asking price for 25-year-old Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong by £10-15m. (Athletic, subscription required)

United boss Erik ten Hag has told his club's bosses to sign De Jong and Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, as they will be the focal point of his team. (Mirror)

Tottenham Hotspur must pay at least £34m to sign Bayer Leverkusen and Ecuador defender Piero Hincapie, 20. (Sun)

Liverpool are braced for the prospect of losing Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 30, for free next summer after refusing to meet his £400,000-a-week contract demands. (Mirror)

Manchester United defender Phil Jones, 30, is on a list of players interesting Leeds United, but the Whites could face competition from Southampton and Fulham for the Englishman. (Marca - in Spanish)

Manchester City are open to letting utility player Oleksandr Zinchenko, 25, leave the club - with Everton reportedly interested in the Ukraine international - as City prepare a bid for Brighton's Spanish left-back Marc Cucurella, 23. (Fabrizio Romano)

Brighton expect to receive around £50m for Cucurella, which may force City to walk away from the deal. (Athletic, subscription required)

Wolves want £45m for France U21s left-back Rayan Ait-Nouri, with both Manchester City and Chelsea keen on securing the 21-year-old. (Sun)

Paris St-Germain are closing in on the signing of Porto and Portugal midfielder Vitinha, 22, and could follow that up with a move for his compatriot Renato Sanches, 24, the Lille midfielder. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Liverpool have told defender Neco Williams, 21, he can go out on loan next season, with Nottingham Forest interested in the Wales international. (Mirror)

Ajax have turned down a £25m bid from Arsenal for their 24-year-old Argentina international defender Lisandro Martinez. (Mail)

Brighton and Watford are interested in Olympiakos' 26-year-old Senegal defender Pape Abou Cisse. (Star)

Millwall have offered Aberdeen £1.5m for Scotland midfielder Lewis Ferguson, 22, and are also looking to sign Stoke striker Benik Afobe, 29, on loan. (Telegraph)
 

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Monday's transfer gossip and rumours in the world of football according to the national newspapers.


Gabriel Jesus is at the centre of a tug of war between north London rivals Arsenal and Spurs (Daily Mirror).

Manchester City are also open to the potential exits of both Jesus and Raheem Sterling this summer (Daily Mirror).

Chelsea are reportedly stepping up their efforts to sign Manchester City and England forward Sterling - but the transfer is said to hinge on the futures of Romelu Lukaku and Ousmane Dembele (The Sun).

Chelsea have also been handed a double blow in their pursuit of a new centre-back this summer, with Juventus set to bring Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly to the Italian club - the move would signify a further blow for the Blues, with Juve keen to pair Koulibaly with fellow target Matthijs de Ligt (The Sun).

West Ham are close to signing defender Nayef Aguerd from Rennes in a £30m transfer (Daily Star).

Lukaku is set to secure a return to Inter Milan on loan after a fee of £8.5m plus add-ons was agreed in a move that will kick-start Chelsea's summer spending spree, with Sterling at the forefront of Thomas Tuchel's plans (Daily Mail).

Erik ten Hag wants Manchester United to sort out the Frenkie de Jong transfer as a matter of urgency because he regards the Netherlands midfielder as the key player in the style revolution he intends to bring to Old Trafford (Daily Mail).

Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign Manchester United defender Eric Bailly as an alternative to Lille's Sven Botman (Daily Mirror).

Arsenal have reportedly been hedging their bets over signing Jesus by also making an offer for former Chelsea flop Alvaro Morata - the Atletico Madrid striker has spent the last two years on long-term loan at Juventus, who are keen to make the arrangement permanent this summer (Daily Mail).

Sadio Mane will head to Bayern Munich on Tuesday for a medical ahead of his imminent move from Liverpool (Daily Mirror).

Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney has emerged as a shock transfer target for Man City, according to reports (The Sun).

Raphinha is prepared to shun more lucrative contract offers from elsewhere in order to wait for a transfer to Barcelona, while Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool have all expressed an interest in the Brazil international (Mundo Deportivo).

Randers sporting director Soren Pedersen claims there are no offers on the table so far for Stephen Odey, but he admits a deal could move fast with Rangers showing an interest (Daily Record).

Millwall are ready to smash their transfer record to land Lewis Ferguson (Scottish Sun).




Tottenham are hoping to pip north London rivals Arsenal in the race for Manchester City's 25-year-old Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus with the offer of Champions League football. (Mirror)

Leeds United have approached Wolves over a potential summer deal for Spain winger Adama Traore, 26. (Football Insider)

Barcelona will meet with Bayern Munich this week in a bid to finalise their move for Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33. (Sport)

Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, 27, has been asking people about life in west London amid interest from Chelsea. (Athletic)

Chelsea's initial bid of £21.5m for Sterling has been turned down. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea could also enquire with Manchester City about 27-year-old Netherlands defender Nathan Ake. (Telegraph, subscription required)

Chelsea and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29, is poised to return to Inter Milan with a loan fee of £8.5m plus add-ons agreed between the clubs. (Mail)

Manchester United are considering a fresh bid for 25-year-old Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong. (Fabrizio Romano)

Wolves and Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 25, is on United's list of possible options if they fail to sign De Jong. (Fabrizio Romano, via givemesport)

Newcastle and Leeds have been linked with Burnley's Nathan Collins but Wolves and Leicester are expected to make bids for the Republic of Ireland defender, 21, this week. (Sun)

Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 28, from Manchester United. (Mirror)

The Magpies have also been told they must pay £50m to sign 22-year-old Bayer Leverkusen and France winger Moussa Diaby. (Sun)

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has welcomed Manchester United's quest to sign a new striker. (Express)

Netherlands manager and former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal played a part in stopping Ajax's Netherlands defender Jurrien Timber, 21, moving to Old Trafford. (Marcel van der Kraan, Sky Sports)

The agent of Chelsea and England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek says former Blues boss Maurizio Sarri is interested in signing the 26-year-old for Lazio. (Metro)

Liverpool could face competition from Manchester United in their attempt to sign England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 18, from Borussia Dortmund next summer. (Express)

Ajax have set a 40m euro (£34.3m) asking price for Sebastien Haller, with Dortmund interested in the 27-year-old Ivory Coast forward. (90min)

Aberdeen are braced for further interest in Lewis Ferguson after Millwall opened the bidding for the Scotland midfielder, 22, with an offer of £1.5m. (Times, subscription required)

Sunderland, Huddersfield and Bristol City have made £1m-plus bids for AFC Wimbledon's 21-year-old English midfielder Jack Rudoni. (Sun)
 

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THE SUN


Manchester United are closing in on their first major signing of the summer with Antony on his way from Ajax in a £40m move.
Crystal Palace could rival Everton for Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks.
Macclesfield have given thieves a day to return goods after having £ 10,000 worth of equipment stolen.
Inter Milan have revealed they have signed Andre Onana and Henrikh Mkhitaryan as well as confirming the club are interested in both Romelu Lukaku and Paulo Dybala.
Cristiano Ronaldo's £1.7m Bugatti Veyron has been involved in a crash in Majorca as police launched an investigation after the Manchester United player's supercar hit a wall.
Manchester United CEO Richard Arnold has reassured club staff after his pub showdown with fans.


DAILY MAIL

Arsenal are 'set to make a £50m bid for Raphinha' as Mikel Arteta's side look to beat Tottenham and Barcelona to sign the Leeds winger as part of a recruitment drive.
Chelsea are set to join the race for Everton forward Richarlison as Thomas Tuchel plans an overhaul of his attacking options next season.
Aston Villa are close to reaching an agreement with Turkish club Trabzonspor to sell winger Trezeguet for about £3m.
Poland's Maciej Rybus will not be considered for selection at this year's World Cup after the defender signed for Russian club Spartak Moscow.
Samuel Eto'o has been given a 22-month suspended prison sentence for tax fraud of £3.32m.
The administrators running Derby have confirmed they are seeking short-term funding to ensure the club can start the season. The crisis-torn Rams only have five senior players under contract.
Brazil boss Tite has revealed that he was approached by Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The agents of Arsenal target Gabriel Jesus are travelling to England in a bid to wrap up his transfer from Manchester City.
Barcelona coach Xavi has asked the club's hierarchy to make a final effort to keep Ousmane Dembele.
Liverpool's £15m rated full-back Neco Williams is a target for Nottingham Forest but Fulham, Southampton and PSV have also made offers.
Wolves remain in talks with Sporting Lisbon for midfielder Matheus Nunes as they look to bolster their squad this summer.
Leeds are monitoring developments with RB Leipzig midfielder Tyler Adams after his club said he could leave.


DAILY MIRROR
Manchester United are ready to gazump Arsenal and sign Lisandro Martinez after failing in their efforts to land his Ajax team-mate Jurrien Timber.
Arsenal will move for Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata should Tottenham successfully hijack their deal to sign Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City.
New Manchester City player Julian Alvarez is set to receive just 14 days rest this summer as the Argentine switches River Plate for the Premier League champions.
Former Egypt boss Hassan Shehata has claimed "Mohamed Salah contributed nothing for the national team" as he lamented the fact he was no longer involved in the national set-up.


THE GUARDIAN
Player welfare campaigners have welcomed World Rugby's decision to extend the minimum stand-down period for most concussed elite-level players to 12 days from July 1 but have also called it "long overdue" and said it is "not the perfect solution" to the game's ongoing head injury-related issues.
The FIA will meet teams this week in an attempt to defuse the controversy caused by their intervention in the regulations that overshadowed the Canadian Grand Prix.


THE TIMES
Christian Eriksen is mulling over an offer from Manchester United after Tottenham distanced themselves from claims they are set to re-sign the Denmark midfielder.
FIFA and World Athletics are likely to follow swimming in imposing a ban on transgender athletes from elite women's races, with its president, Lord Coe, stressing "biology trumps gender" when it comes to fairness in competition.


DAILY STAR
Real Madrid are already plotting to sign Erling Haaland from Manchester City.
Manchester United are set to adopt a 'try before you sign' policy before letting their youngsters out on loan this summer.
Olympiakos centre-back Pape Abou Cisse is under consideration for Brighton among others.
Nottingham Forest are set to sign Union Berlin forward Taiwo Awoniyi in what should be a club-record transfer.


DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United are 'very much' in the hunt to sign Derby protege Malcolm Ebiowei.
Chelsea have reportedly been warned by Sevilla defender Jules Kounde's representatives that they must begin to make more of an effort to sign him as talks continue to stall due to differences in transfer valuation.
Arsenal are considering the signing of Real Madrid winger Marco Asensio at all costs. The Spaniard is set to enter the final year of his current deal at the Bernabeu and has admitted there are "three possibilities" regarding his future.
Liverpool could be set to offer Naby Keita in exchange for Inter Milan midfielder Nicolo Barella.


DAILY RECORD
Rangers' chances of landing Aston Villa striker Cameron Archer this summer appear to be fading.
Hearts are closing in on making Peterborough midfielder Jorge Grant their fourth summer signing.
Moussa Dembele will reportedly stay at Lyon and fight for his starting spot next season, putting Celtic's sell-on windfall at risk.


SCOTTISH SUN
Rangers' resolve on Alfredo Morelos' future could be set for its first big test of the summer. According to a report out of Turkey, transfer negotiations 'have started' between the Light Blues and Super Lig club Besiktas.
Charlie Adam has revealed he had talks with Steven Gerrard over a return to Ibrox when he took over as Rangers boss.




Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Brazil forward Raphinha from Leeds United, with Barcelona's interest in the 25-year-old having cooled. (Goal - in Spanish)

Chelsea have joined Tottenham in wanting to sign Brazil forward Richarlison from Everton, who want more than £50m for the 25-year-old. (Mail)

Marina Granovskaia, who took charge of Chelsea's transfer dealings under previous Blues owner Roman Abramovich, is set to leave the club. (Guardian)

West Ham are set to offer about £30m for 20-year-old Chelsea and Albania striker Armando Broja, who impressed on loan at Southampton last season. (Sky Sports)

Tottenham made contact with Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen's camp a couple of weeks ago but have not followed up interest in their 30-year-old former player, who spent the second half of last season at Brentford. (Football London)

Manchester United's new manager Erik ten Hag has told the club he wants them to sign both Eriksen and Barcelona's Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25. (Goal)

Manchester United have had a £55m offer for Brazilian striker Evanilson rejected by Porto but the Old Trafford club plan to make a fresh bid for the 22-year-old. (O Jogo, via Mail)

Having failed to sign 21-year-old Dutch defender Jurrien Timber, Manchester United could make a move to sign his Ajax team-mate Lisandro Martinez. The 24-year-old Argentina centre-back is also a target for Arsenal. (Mirror)

Manchester United are also closing in on the £40m signing of Ajax's Brazilian winger Antony, 22. (Sun)

Paris St-Germain will launch a new bid to sign Inter Milan and Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, 27. (Fabrizio Romano)

Inter will meet with Torino's Brazilian defender Bremer, 25, as they begin their search for a replacement. (Fabrizio Romano)

Leeds are mulling over a move for RB Leipzig and USA midfielder Tyler Adams, 23, as they prepare for Kalvin Phillip' potential departure for Man City. (Mail)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he wants 27-year-old Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, who has been linked with Barcelona, to stay with the Premier League champions but added he does not like to keep "unhappy" players at the club. (Metro)

Aston Villa are willing to listen to offers for 27-year-old Scotland midfielder John McGinn this summer. (Football Insider)

Egypt winger Trezeguet, 27, is close to leaving Aston Villa to join Turkish side Trabzonspor for about £3m. (Mail)

Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper, who guided his side to promotion into the Premier League last season, is on the verge of signing a new long-term contract with the club. (Nottinghamshire Live)

Forest are in advanced talks to sign 24-year-old Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi for a club record £17.5m from German side Union Berlin. (Telegraph - subscription required)

However, Forest are set to miss out on Awoniyi as he is planning to turn them down amid interest from a number of other clubs. (Football Insider)

Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojberg has been linked with a move away from Tottenham but Spurs have no intention of selling the 26-year-old. (Football London)
 

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Any chance we could hire Marina Granovskaia?

Chelsea being excellent at negotiating transfers was a fairly consistent staple of the Abramovich era.
 

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THE SUN


Manchester United are willing to take a £30m hit on Anthony Martial and Eric Bailly with both players available for cut-price transfers.
Marina Granovskaia is set to leave Chelsea with a £20m bonus as new owner Todd Boehly prepares to take control of transfers.
Manchester United chief executive Richard Arnold has been pictured having lunch with the club's former chief executive David Gill.
Arsenal technical director Edu has teased yet more big signings in the coming weeks.


DAILY MAIL

Manchester United are set to keep Harry Maguire but will look to sign a new centre-back if they can offload Eric Bailly, Phil Jones or Axel Tuanzebe this summer.
Bruce Buck and Marina Granovskaia are set to lose out on a significant part of the £50m package agreed with new owner Todd Boehly for their work on the sale of Chelsea as it was tied to them continuing at Stamford Bridge after the takeover.
Arsenal on Tuesday night made their opening bid for Leeds winger Raphinha though it is understood to be below his £60m price tag.
Fulham are preparing a £10m bid for Liverpool defender Neco Williams as they look to fend off Nottingham Forest and Southampton.
The FA has admitted they had to pay clubs to host matches for the Women's Euros after 'very few' cities came forward during the bidding process.
The row over transgender inclusion is splitting sports worldwide with FIFA among those reviewing their policy on trans players.


DAILY TELEGRAPH
Manchester United have held talks over a potential move for Ajax forward Antony but are waiting for a breakthrough in negotiations with Barcelona for Frenkie de Jong before advancing other deals.
Raheem Sterling hopes to resolve his future within the next two weeks with Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid interested.
Arsenal are hoping the £34m signing of Fabio Vieira will help them land another of their main transfer targets, Raphinha, this summer.
The Premier League faces an unprecedented shortfall in experienced referees next season after Kevin Friend became the fourth long-serving official to quit the top flight this summer.
Yorkshire's last four chairmen have launched an extraordinary attack on the England & Wales Cricket Board on the eve of the Headingley Test, denouncing its handling of the club's racism scandal and demanding an independent inquiry into the whole affair.


DAILY MIRROR
Sadio Mane has admitted as soon as he heard about interest from Bayern Munich, his heart was set on the move.
Ajax will not allow Erik ten Hag's plan to rebuild Manchester United lead to a mass exodus of the players he left behind in Amsterdam.
Manchester United's bid to sign Frenkie de Jong has stalled over tough financial rules imposed on Barcelona by La Liga.
Leeds are planning for Kalvin Phillips' likely switch to Manchester City by moving for RB Leipzig's Tyler Adams.
Tottenham have stepped back from their bid for Christian Eriksen as they concentrate on other additions.


DAILY STAR
Chelsea once turned down the opportunity to sign Kylian Mbappe because of concerns about his defensive abilities.
The representatives of Jules Kounde are reportedly frustrated at a lack of contact from Chelsea and have given new Blues chief Todd Boehly an ultimatum regarding transfer talks.
Aaron Ramsey has reportedly been offered a career lifeline by former Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo with Turkish club Fatih Karagumruk.
Mesut Ozil wants to continue playing for his "childhood love" Fenerbahce.
Chelsea and Tottenham have learned their centre-half target Alessandro Bastoni plans to stay at Inter Milan.


DAILY RECORD
Rangers will be able to land transfer target Antonio Colak for a bargain fee this summer with PAOK desperate to move the striker on this summer.
Full-back Alexandro Bernabei is moving closer to a deal with Celtic with a "verbal agreement" in place with Lanus.




Poland striker Robert Lewandowski still wants to leave Bayern Munich, despite the German club's sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic travelling to meet the 33-year-old face-to-face to try to change his mind. (Sky Germany)

Real Madrid have stepped up their interest in England forward Raheem Sterling in recent weeks, while Barcelona and Chelsea are monitoring developments over the 27-year-old's uncertain future at Manchester City. (Mirror)

Chelsea have moved towards a deal for Sterling after getting tired in their pursuit of Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele, 25, with Paris St-Germain and Bayern Munich also interested in the France winger as he is set to become a free agent. (Sport - in Spanish)

Arsenal have made an opening bid for Raphinha that is so far below Leeds' £50m valuation of the Brazil winger, 25, that it will likely be rejected. (Times - subscription required)

Arsenal will continue discussions to sign Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City, with Tottenham and Paris St-Germain also monitoring developments with the Brazil forward, 25. (Mail)

Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and PSG are set to rival Newcastle United for the signing of French striker Hugo Ekitike, 20, from Reims. (L'Equipe - in French)

Ekitike, however, is poised to fly back from holiday early to complete a £26.5m move to Newcastle. (Chronicle)

Barcelona want to sign France defender Jules Kounde, but do not want to pay Sevilla's 60m euros (£51.5m) asking price for the 23-year-old. (Marca)

Brentford have not given up hope of signing Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen, who joined them on loan in January before leaving at the end of last season. Manchester United are also interested in the 30-year-old. (90 Min)

Manchester United will have to choose between Argentina centre-back Lisandro Martinez, 24, and Brazil winger Antony, 22, who both play for new boss Erik ten Hag's former club Ajax. (Mirror)

Arsenal and Newcastle are keen on 26-year-old Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz, whose contract with Napoli runs out in 2023. (Corriere dello Sport, via Mail)

Chelsea are interested in Lens' 29-year-old France international full-back Jonathan Clauss. (Goal)

Tottenham are set to hold further talks to sign England Under-21 right-back Djed Spence from Middlesbrough. The 21-year-old spent last season on loan at Nottingham Forest and helped them get promoted to the Premier League. (Sky Sports)

Borussia Dortmund, who sold 21-year-old Norway striker Erling Haaland to Manchester City, are set to sign Ivory Coast striker Sebastien Haller from Ajax for 36m euros (£31m). (ESPN)

Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel will join Atletico Madrid when the 33-year-old's contract expires at Dortmund this summer. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Wolves are to hold talks about signing 25-year-old Brazil striker Gabriel Barbosa from Flamengo and Argentine midfielder Enzo Fernandez, 21, from River Plate. (90 Min)

Rangers could sell Colombia striker Alfredo Morelos if they cannot agree a new contract with the 26-year-old, whose current deal runs out in summer 2023. (90 Min)

Manchester United expect France forward Anthony Martial to be at the club next season because of the lack of interest in the 26-year-old. (Manchester Evening News)

Manchester United are ready to accept around £20m for Martial, whose wages are putting off potential buyers, and £8.5m for Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 28, who has been offered to Newcastle. (Sun)

Manchester United are considering 27-year-old Watford and Austria goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann as back-up to 31-year-old Spain international David de Gea, with England's Dean Henderson, 25, expected to leave the Old Trafford club to join Nottingham Forest on loan. (Goal)
 

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Michael Edwards, the architect of Liverpool's recent successes in the transfer market, is among the options being considered by Chelsea to become their new sporting director.
Raheem Sterling will only consider leaving Manchester City if he is able to play regular first-team football at a club that are competing for the Champions League and the biggest domestic trophies.
Eight medical professionals will stand trial over alleged criminal negligence that caused Diego Maradona to die in bed while receiving post-surgery care.



DAILY MAIL

Former Barcelona director Toni Freixa has slammed his former club's attempts to sell fans 'smoke' as he warned them big-money signings will not arrive at the Nou Camp this summer.

Newcastle could have to sell their prized asset Allan Saint-Maximin in a bid to raise funds and offset their spending - with the Magpies struggling to offer the frustrated Frenchman a greater wage, leaving Premier League rivals such as Tottenham and Chelsea on alert.

THE SUN

Chelsea transfer target Ousmane Dembele has reportedly told Barcelona boss Xavi that he would like to stay at the Nou Camp.
Arsenal fear they could be left stuck with flop Nicolas Pepe this summer.
Brandon Williams can leave Manchester United for £10m as the defender is deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford.
Chelsea players have urged boss Thomas Tuchel to make a £50m transfer move for 'fiery' Everton striker Richarlison to replace Romelu Lukaku.
Gareth Bale has lifted Cardiff's hopes of a sensational move to home-town club after a chance meeting with Steve Morison.
Crystal Palace are set to win the race for Derby's 18-year-old winger Malcolm Ebiowei over Manchester United and Monaco.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi has confirmed Mauricio Pochettino's exit from the club.
Cristiano Ronaldo has offered to pay for damage to the home hit by his £1.7m Bugatti Veyron.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Lord's has banned alcohol-packed hampers for T20 spectators in a move to make the so-called "home of cricket" more appealing to a diverse audience.

DAILY MIRROR
Arsenal have reportedly offered Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus a contract worth around £264,000-a-week to move to the Emirates.
Manchester United are reportedly open to offers of just £20m for Anthony Martial - but accept even that fee may deter suitors.
Manchester United appear to be in pole position to sign Christian Eriksen thanks to Tottenham's decision to pull out of the race.
Arsenal have been touted with a move for Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans for the majority of the opening exchanges of the summer transfer window - but the deal is now in doubt with Mikel Arteta putting his faith in Albert Sambi Lokonga.
Manchester United might have fresh hope of completing a deal for Ajax starlet Jurrien Timber after all with his agent in Manchester.

THE GUARDIAN
Five members of Eritrea's U20 women's team who escaped after playing in a tournament in Uganda last year remain in hiding.
Two competitors at the Eastbourne International, Diego Schwartzman and Pedro Martínez, have had expensive belongings stolen from their hotel rooms while they were competing at the tournament.

DAILY STAR
Arsenal are ready to shelve a move for Dominic Calvert-Lewin this summer after having second thoughts about the Everton star.
Tottenham are ready to rival Arsenal in the race for Raphinha - but both clubs could miss out on the Leeds star.
Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly concerned about a lack of transfer activity from Manchester United and could even leave the club before the end of the window.

DAILY EXPRESS
Nottingham Forest have found a breakthrough in talks to sign Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson on loan.

SCOTTISH SUN
Aberdeen want to add Liam Boyce to their summer signing spree - but face competition for the Hearts hitman from Ipswich.
Manchester United are in talks with former Kilmarnock and Ross County goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann.

DAILY RECORD
Argentinian Alexandro Bernabei is set to arrive in Scotland before the end of the week to complete his medical ahead of signing a five-year deal at Celtic, according to a report in his homeland.
Celtic have been joined in the race to sign Connor Barron from Aberdeen with two Serie A clubs tracking the Scotland U21s star.
Fenerbahce are set to battle Celtic for Vinicius Souza's signature.



Ajax's Brazil forward Antony, 22, is 'determined' to join Manchester United this summer. (Goal)

Paris St-Germain are willing to sell Neymar if they receive an acceptable offer for the Brazil forward, although the 30-year-old does not want to leave the French champions. (Goal)

Manchester United's English full-back Brandon Williams, 21, could be sold for £10m. (Sun)

Ajax are set to make another offer for Tottenham Hotspur's Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn, 24, but the Premier League club will not accept anything under £25m (Sky Sports)

Southampton have attempted to deter interest from Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and West Ham in 27-year-old England midfielder James Ward-Prowse with a £75m valuation. (Give Me Sport)

Bayern Munich chief executive Oliver Kahn says he expects Poland forward Robert Lewandowski, 33, to stay at the German champions this summer. (Sky Sports)

Manchester City are in in advanced talks to seal the signing of Brighton and Spain defender Marc Cucurella, 23. (Football Insider)

Leeds United are looking at signing PSV Eindhoven's Netherlands winger Cody Gakpo, 23, this summer as a potential replacement for Brazil forward Raphinha, 25, who is an Arsenal target. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Leeds value Raphinha at £65m with Tottenham, Chelsea and Barcelona also interested in him. (Fabrizio Romano on Twitter)

Nice are targeting a loan deal with Chelsea's Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 27. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Chelsea and Albania striker Armando Broja, 20, would be open to a move to West Ham with a possible £25m bid incoming. (Express)

Barcelona manager Xavi is pleading with France winger Ousmane Dembele, 25, to sign a new contract amid interest from Chelsea. (Goal)

Paris St-Germain and Bayern Munich are also interested in signing Dembele. (Marca)

Reims and Zimbabwe midfielder Marshall Munetsi, 26 could be brought in by Brighton as a replacement for Yves Bissouma, the Mali midfielder left the club for Tottenham.(Mail)

German goalkeeper Loris Karius, 29, is ready for fresh challenge as he looks for a new club with his Liverpool departure imminent. (Sky Germany)

Real Madrid and Spain forward Marco Asensio, 26, is more interested in joining Liverpool rather than AC Milan. (Mail)

Chelsea are waiting on Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29, to complete his loan move to Inter Milan before acting on their interest in Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, 27. (Sky Sports)

Sterling will only consider leaving Manchester City if he is a first-team regular at a club challenging for the Champions League and leading domestic trophies. (Times - subscription required)

Brazil forward Vinicius Jr, 21, says he will commit his future to Real Madrid despite interest from Paris Saint-Germain. (Mail)

Nigeria striker Taiwo Awoniyi has said goodbye to his Union Berlin team-mates, with the 24-year-old expected to make a £17.5m move to Premier League newcomers Nottingham Forest. (BZ Berlin, via Mail)
 

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Antony is determined to secure a move to Manchester United this summer even though Ajax have tried to ward off interest in the Brazil winger by demanding a fee of £69m for his signature.
Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that he wants to take charge of the French national team, a position that could be available if Didier Deschamps leaves after the World Cup finals this year.
Chelsea have informed HMRC and the Football Association of an issue with the club's tax affairs before the recent £4.25bn takeover.
Some of the leading names in European golf will be missing from next month's Genesis Scottish Open as the sport's authorities are expected to ban players who have joined the rebel Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series from taking part at East Lothian's Renaissance Club.
Emma Raducanu will be included in the Wimbledon draw before returning to the scene of her dramatic fourth-round retirement last year on No 1 Court.


DAILY MAIL

Manchester United are still falling short of Barcelona's asking price for Frenkie de Jong despite increasing their latest offer to £56m, according to reports in Spain.
Tottenham have ended their interest in Gabriel Jesus, instead switching their attention to Raphinha and Richarlison.
The brother of Everton defender Michael Keane is set to join Manchester United next month to replace outgoing chief transfer negotiator Matt Judge.
Former Liverpool and West Ham striker Andy Carroll is in talks over a move to Belgian club Bruges.
Manchester United and Nottingham Forest have agreed the terms of a season-long loan deal for goalkeeper Dean Henderson.
Brighton are interested in Manchester City forward Liam Delap as they consider striker options after agreeing a £6m deal with Danish club Nordsjaelland for Ivory Coast winger Simon Adingra.


DAILY MIRROR
Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham are exploring the prospect of signing Atletico Madrid star Yannick Carrasco this summer after his release clause emerged, according to reports in Spain.
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly demanded Manchester United up their game in the transfer market - or he'll leave Old Trafford this summer.
A new chapter in Manchester United's dreadful season has been written after it was revealed the Premier League giants spent more than £25m on injured players.


DAILY STAR
Real Madrid are said to be eyeing up a move for Tottenham forward Heung-Min Son during the summer transfer window having missed out on moves for Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland.


THE SUN
Marseille have reportedly made an offer to sign Arsenal defender Nuno Tavares on loan with the option to buy him permanently.
Lazio are reportedly set to open talks with Chelsea over a move for Emerson Palmieri.
Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea are in a three-way battle for Brazilian stars Richarlison, Raphinha and Gabriel Jesus.
Chelsea are favourites to sign Brazilian superstar Neymar.
USA No 1 Zack Steffen is being squeezed out at Manchester City - just five months before facing England at the World Cup.
Arsenal defender Daniel Ballard is closing in on a £2m move to Burnley.
Gareth Bale has been offered a free season ticket at Ice Hockey side Cardiff Devils if he completes a sensational move to his hometown club.


DAILY TELEGRAPH

There will be an automatic extension to Neymar's contract at Paris Saint-Germain triggered on July 1 despite doubts about whether the club want to keep him.
Adrien Rabiot wants to leave Juventus and join a Premier League club and would be available for between €15-20m (£13-17m).
Qatar's World Cup chief has warned Gareth Southgate that any England protest would lack credibility without visiting the country to learn more about their human rights record.
Yorkshire have written to staff they sacked in the wake of their racism scandal asking for help responding to the charges facing the crisis-hit county.
World Rugby has voiced its concern after remarkable allegations that Claude Atcher, the tournament director of the 2023 World Cup, has been overseeing a "climate of terror".


DAILY RECORD
Anxious Scottish top-flight clubs fear the simmering feud between Rangers and the SPFL could be about to go 'nuclear' as they brace themselves for urgent crisis talks.
Celtic have 'made contact' with Liverpool over a potential move for Ben Davies this summer as Parkhead chiefs revive their interest in the centre-back.
Hibernian are hoping to have Aiden McGeady on board when they head to Portugal for their pre-season training camp on Sunday.


SCOTTISH SUN
Glen Kamara is a transfer target for Brighton, according to a report.
Beerschot have told Hearts they have no intention of selling Scotland striker Lawrence Shankland to them this summer.
Rangers have been told they will need to pay over £2m to land striker Antonio Colak.
Robbie Neilson insists Liam Boyce will not be leaving Hearts, but it's looking likely that Lawrence Shankland will not be arriving either.




Barcelona have finally made a bid for Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33, which is worth up to £34m (40 million euros). (Telegraph - subscription required)

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, is reportedly concerned over Manchester United's transfer business under new manager Erik ten Hag and is considering quitting Old Trafford. (Record - in Portuguese)

Bayern Munich could make a move for Ronaldo if Lewandowski leaves them this summer. (AS - in Spanish)

Manchester United have increased their bid for 25-year-old Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong from a fixed 60m euros (£51.5m) to 65m euros (£55.8m), but the Spanish club want a minimum of 75m euros (£64.4m) for the Dutch international. (Marca)

The former agent of Neymar says the 30-year-old Brazil forward has a dream to be a Champions League winner with Paris St-Germain and "will not stop until he achieves it." (Goal - in Spanish)

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, is deciding whether to join Manchester United or stay at Brentford. (Sky Sports)

Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, has an agreement in principle to join Juventus on a free transfer. (Sky Italia - in Italian)

Chelsea will compete with Manchester United for Ajax and Brazil winger Antony after holding talks with the 22-year-old's representatives. (Football365)

Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham are exploring the prospect of signing Atletico Madrid and Belgium winger Yannick Carrasco, 28, this summer after details of his 60 million euro (£51.5m) release clause emerged. (AS - in Spanish)

France midfielder Adrien Rabiot wants to leave Juventus and join a Premier League club. The 27-year-old, who has one year left on his contract, would be available for between 15-20 million euros (£13-17m). (Telegraph - subscription required)

Chelsea are interested in 22-year-old Juventus and the Netherlands centre-back Matthijs de Ligt. (Sky Italia)

Lyon have moved to sign Manchester United target Tyrell Malacia. The 22-year-old Dutch international left-back currently plays for Feyenoord. (Metro)

Brighton are interested in Manchester City forward Liam Delap and could explore signing the 19-year-old on loan as part of talks with the Premier League champions regarding the sale of Spain defender Marc Cucurella, 23. (Mail)

Manchester City are looking at a move for 29-year-old German goalkeeper Stefan Ortega, who is available on a free transfer after his contract expired at Arminia Bielefeld. (Goal)

Leicester City could make a move for Rennes' French midfielder Benjamin Bourigeaud, with the 28-year-old likely to cost the Foxes a fee in the region of £8m. (Jeunes Footeux - in French)

AC Milan are considering signing Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz, and the 24-year-old Brazilian's agents have travelled to the Italian club. (TuttoMercatoWeb - in Italian)

Marseille want to sign Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares, 22, on loan and Arsenal will consider the move if they can recruit in that position. (The Athletic)
 

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Liverpool are considering selling Mohamed Salah if they get an offer in the region of £60m this summer, with Real Madrid among the clubs monitoring the 30-year-old Egypt forward's situation. (Sun)

Arsenal have reached an agreement for Manchester City and Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus, with the Gunners set to pay £45m for the 25-year-old. (Fabrizio Romano)

The Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum will be allowed to leave Paris St-Germain this summer. Leicester City are keen on the 31-year-old, while Everton, Wolves and West Ham are also keeping close tabs on the situation. (90min)

Chelsea have approached Juventus to discuss a possible deal for the Netherlands centre-back Matthijs de Ligt, 22, who has two years left on his contract. (Goal)

Chelsea's Hakim Ziyech has handed in a transfer request while AC Milan have opened talks with the Blues over the Morocco winger, 29. (Sky Sport Italia, via Mail)

Newcastle, Everton and Aston Villa are all showing interest in Tomas Soucek, 27, with the Czech midfielder's future at West Ham in doubt as he haggles over a new deal. (Sun)

Bayern Munich director Hasan Salihamidzic says there is no truth in rumours that the Bundesliga club want to sign Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37. (Sky Germany - in German)

Leeds and Brazil winger Raphinha, 25, has turned down offers from other Premier League clubs because he wants to join Barcelona. (Sport - in Spanish)

Nottingham Forest have secured deals to sign England goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 25, on loan from Manchester United and Nigeria striker Taiwo Awoniyi, 24, from Union Berlin for £17m. (Guardian)

Chelsea will listen to offers for Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga after the 27-year-old told Marca that his "clear objective is to play". (Mirror)

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has been promised as many as six summer signings by the club's new owners. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Manchester United and Ralf Rangnick agreed to cut ties at the end of last season in part because of new manager Erik ten Hag's reluctance to work with the German in his proposed consultancy role. (ESPN)

Atletico Madrid are interested in signing Spain right-back Hector Bellerin this summer after the 27-year-old spent last season on loan at Real Betis from Arsenal. (Goal)

Barcelona are hoping Tottenham can convince France centre-back Clement Lenglet, 27, to move to the Premier League so that the La Liga side can start a summer clear-out of players. (ESPN)

Tottenham and Middlesbrough are yet to agree on a transfer fee for England Under-21 right-back Djed Spence, as the Championship side want around £15m plus add-ons for the 21-year-old. (Sun)

Brazil winger Anthony, 22 - who is keen to join former manager Erik ten Hag at Manchester United - was missing as Ajax resumed pre-season training on Friday. (Mirror)

Slovakia centre-back Milan Skriniar, 27, has agreed to join Paris St-Germain from Inter Milan. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

David Beckham has spoken with Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal about the prospect of signing for his MLS team Inter Miami when the 35-year-old leaves Inter Milan. (Marca)

Club Brugge chose not to offer a trial to former England striker Andy Carroll, who is looking for a new club after leaving West Brom, as 'insufficient medical tests' were provided for the 33-year-old. (Het Laatste Nieuws - in Dutch)

Paris St-Germain have reached an agreement with Nice over their manager Christophe Galtier and the Frenchman is set to replace Mauricio Pochettino as head coach. (Le Parisien - in French)
 

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26th June 2022


SUNDAY MIRROR



Cristiano Ronaldo has been told he is not for sale after Chelsea owner Todd Boehly reportedly spoke with the Manchester United forward's agent Jorge Mendes, talks which have left Old Trafford senior management furious.
Arsenal and Manchester United have been told Lisandro Martinez will cost them £42m after meeting with representatives of the Ajax defender in London.
Manchester United could be plunged almost £1bn into debt by their plans to redevelop Old Trafford.
Chelsea have been told unequivocally that England midfielder Declan Rice will not be leaving West Ham this summer.
Sevilla have told Chelsea they have until July 5 to close any deal to sign long-term defensive target Jules Kounde or forget about bringing him to Stamford Bridge.
Matt Holland has welcomed the decision by the EFL to allow clubs to change their kits to help colour-blind people after revealing his struggles with the condition during his playing career with the likes of Ipswich Town and Charlton Athletic.




SUNDAY TELEGRAPH


Chelsea were offered the chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo after owner Todd Boehly met with the Manchester United forward's agent Jorge Mendes.
Howard Webb is set to take over from Mike Riley as the Premier League's chief refereeing officer and could be in the role by the end of the year as he remains under contract with MLS.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

Manchester United supporters are planning an anti-Glazer "peaceful" protest at Erik ten Hag's first home game in charge of the club against Rayo Vallecano on July 31.
Tottenham have stepped up their efforts to sign Everton striker Richarlison but the Goodison Park club reportedly want much more than the £50m previously suggested.
Arsenal will make a new offer for Leeds forward Raphinha after their initial £30m proposal was rejected, but are unlikely to go as high as the Elland Road side's £65m valuation.
West Brom are leading the chase for Wales striker Tom Lawrence who will be available for free at the end of the month when his Derby County contract expires.



THE SUN ON SUNDAY


Middlesbrough are refusing to lower their asking price of £15m plus add-ons for Djed Spence and expect the Tottenham target to return for pre-season training in a fortnight.
Bournemouth are planning to make a £1m offer for Blackpool winger Josh Bowler despite having a January bid of around £3m rejected by the Championship club.
Conor Hourihane has been left in limbo after Wayne Rooney's shock departure from Derby County, where he had been expected to sign a three-year deal to sign on a free transfer.
Sheffield United have made a £3m move for Malmo central defender Anel Ahemdhodzic but will face competition for his signature from Blackburn Rovers.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

Manchester United are "very close" to securing a deal for long-term target Frenkie de Jong according to reports in Spain, with the Barcelona midfielder set to cost them around £68m.
Borussia Dortmund defender Dan-Axel Zagadou has emerged as a possible summer transfer target for Manchester United if they are unable to secure Lisandro Martinez from Ajax.
Barcelona are considering withdrawing their contract offer to Ousmane Dembele, leaving the way clear for Chelsea to sign the high-profile free agent.


DAILY STAR SUNDAY

Stewart Downing is backing Steve McClaren to sort out Manchester United's "ill-disciplined" flops now he has returned to the club as assistant manager.


SUNDAY MAIL

Declan Gallagher's move from Aberdeen to St Mirren appears to be back on after seeming to be dead in the water earlier on Saturday.
Rangers could have a better chance of signing PAOK Salonika striker Antonio Colak after the Greek side identified Senegal's Keita Balde Diao as a replacement.
New Burnley boss Vincent Kompany is hoping to sign former Celtic defender Jack Hendry, who has fallen out of favour at Club Brugge.


THE SCOTTISH SUN

Tom Rogic could head back home to Australia to continue his playing career after turning down the chance to sign for ambitious Indonesian side Persija Jakarta.





Chelsea are thought to be open to adding their Germany forward Timo Werner, 26, into a swap deal for Juventus and Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, 22. (Sky Sports)

Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, was one of the topics discussed when new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly met the player's agent Jorge Mendes last week. (The Athletic - subscription required)

Roma are keen to sign Ronaldo and reunite him with his former boss at Real Madrid, Jose Mourinho. (Retesport - in Italian)

Ronaldo could be heading back to Portugal after his first club Sporting Lisbon sounded him out over a return home. (Sun)

Manchester United are growing increasingly confident of landing their number one transfer target Frenkie de Jong, with a compromise fee of about £69m likely to be reached with Barcelona for the Netherlands midfielder, 25. (Goal)

However, Manchester United face being plunged into £1bn of debt if they go ahead with plans to redevelop Old Trafford. (Mirror)

Porto expect Liverpool to firm up their interest in Portugal winger Otavio, 27, this week after rejecting a £26m bid from Leeds United. (Mirror)

Arsenal are to step up their efforts to sign Leeds and Brazil forward Raphinha, with the London club thought to be favourites to close a deal for the 25-year-old. (The Athletic- subscription required)

Juventus and Paris St-Germain have opened talks over a deal for Brazil forward Neymar, 30, who is also being linked with Chelsea. (AS - in Spanish)

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has made contact with Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, 27, amid interest from the London club. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Chelsea want both Sterling and Barcelona's France winger Ousmane Dembele, 25, who is available on a free transfer, with the club poised for a summer spend of more than £150m. (Mail)

Nottingham Forest are closing in on deals for Liverpool's Wales right-back Neco Williams, 21, who is valued at £15m, and Wolves' English midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White, with the 22-year-old set to cost £20m. (Sun)

Everton and Tottenham are continuing their talks over the potential transfer of Spurs' England midfielder Harry Winks, 26. (Sky Sports)

English winger Malcolm Ebiowei, 18, turned down the chance to join Manchester United in favour of a move to Crystal Palace on a free transfer from Derby. (Sun)

Middlesbrough defender Djed Spence has asked to leave the club but no deal has yet been agreed with Tottenham for the 21-year-old English full-back. (Football.London)

Leeds United are preparing a £26m bid for Club Bruges and Belgium forward Charles de Ketelaere, 21. (Mail)

Bayern Munich are refusing to take Barcelona's calls about their interest in Poland forward Robert Lewandowski, 33, in a bid to keep him at the club. (Sport - in Spanish)

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey's hopes of leaving Juventus this summer have taken a blow with Fatih Karagumruk boss Andrea Pirlo saying he has "given up" on signing the 31-year-old. (Mirror)

Former Everton midfielder James Rodriguez, 30, is keen to play in Europe again when the Colombian leaves Qatari side Al-Rayyan. (Fabrizio Romano)

Defender Samuel Umtiti, 28, will leave Barcelona this summer, with Girona and a number of other Serie A teams keen on the France international. (Ekrem Konur)

Real Madrid and Spain forward Marco Asensio, 26, and midfielder Dani Ceballos, 25, are expected to leave the club this summer. (Marca - in Spanish)
 

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THE SUN



Manchester United have rejected a sensational request from Barcelona for England defender Harry Maguire to be included in any deal to sign midfielder Frenkie de Jong.
Liverpool are confident they will be able to sign Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham next summer.
Tottenham have opened talks with RB Leipzig over a deal to sign defender Josko Gvardiol, but will face competition from Chelsea and Manchester United.
Erik ten Hag is unlikely to have more than £100m to spend on new signings ahead of his first official day in charge of Manchester United unless players are sold.
Newcastle are reportedly considering a move for Porto winger Pepe as part of their summer spending spree.
Fulham hope to conclude a deal to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Palhinha in the next 72 hours after snatching him from under the nose of Wolves.
UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin has told Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola to stop moaning about fixture pile-ups and says there should only be one domestic cup to ease congestion.
Neil Etheridge's future at Birmingham City is in question over a clause in his contract which will give him an automatic pay rise if he plays a handful more games.
Preston star Connor Ripley is set to quit the club and join Morecambe on a free transfer.


DAILY TELEGRAPH
Manchester United are nearing the first signing of the Erik ten Hag era with negotiations for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong on the verge of a £69m agreement.
Arsenal have agreed terms with Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and the £45m signing could be confirmed as soon as Monday.
Matthew Wolff will become the latest young PGA Tour player to switch to LIV Golf, where he will also be joined by leading Spanish amateur Eugenio Chacarra.
Two high-profile tennis coaches are under investigation by the WTA Tour for engaging in unprofessional, potentially abusive, relationships with their players.


DAILY MAIL
Neymar is reportedly considering leaving PSG this summer after five years at the club.
Juventus have turned down a bid from Chelsea for Matthijs de Ligt, according to reports, despite both Timo Werner and Christian Pulisic being offered to them.
Nottingham Forest are planning to make a move for Arsenal's versatile defender or midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles.
Sadio Mane's representative has rejected claims his move to Bayern Munich was down to salary demands and says talk that his wages at Liverpool were low are false.
Fulham are closing on an £11m deal to sign Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira.
Paulo Dybala 'must be seized' by Inter Milan if there is 'any chance' of doing so, according to club legend Diego Milito.


THE GUARDIAN
England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan is considering his future as an international cricketer because of concerns over his form and fitness.
Fernandinho is set to return to Brazil and sign a two-year deal with Atletico Paranaense.
West Ham have approached Villarreal about signing Arnaut Danjuma, but they could face stiff competition for the Netherlands forward's signature.


EVENING STANDARD
Everton striker Richarlison has told friends he wants to leave the club and sign for Tottenham this summer.


DAILY STAR
Chelsea could be set to land Barcelona flop Ousmane Dembele on a free when his contract expires next week.
Manchester City star Bernardo Silva has offered himself to Barcelona, according to reports.


DAILY MIRROR

Manchester United could hand the captaincy to Cristiano Ronaldo this season as part of a newly-installed leadership group under boss Erik ten Hag.

DAILY EXPRESS
Newcastle will make an offer of a "significant sum" to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen according to a report in Italy.
Leeds United are ready to battle Newcastle United for the signing of Strasbourg defender Gerzino Nyamsi.


THE TIMES
Erik ten Hag, the Manchester United manager, wants the club to have signed midfielder Frenkie de Jong by the end of the week.
Celtic will seek at least £15m if Atletico Madrid firm up their interest in signing the Croatian international right back, Josip Juranovic.
The Barmy Army sent out a message to England fans to curb their behaviour at Tests after some spectators were ejected from the ground for fighting on Sunday.
Australia seam bowler Peter Siddle is giving tips to England's women on bowling with the Dukes ball ahead of their Test match against South Africa.


DAILY RECORD
Sunderland are planning to make a huge contract offer to Ross Stewart to try and fend off interest from Rangers in the prolific striker.
Celtic have set their sights on a deal to bring teenage winger Darragh Burns to the club from St Patrick's Athletic.
Ange Postecoglou seems set to miss out on one of his summer transfer targets with Mohanad Jeanze admitting he is likely to stay at Hammarby rather than join Celtic.
Tom Lawrence is the latest striker to be linked with Rangers as they seek to boost their options up front.


THE SCOTTISH SUN
Hibs star Kevin Nisbet has been given the green light to step up his recovery from a cruciate ligament injury.
Celtic have been handed a boost in their quest to sign Vinicius Souza.



Manchester United have rejected an attempt from Barcelona to sign England centre-back Harry Maguire, 29, as part of the deal to bring Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, to Old Trafford. (Sun)

Manchester City and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 25, has agreed a five-year deal with Arsenal. (Guardian)

Liverpool are confident of signing Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 18. (Sun)

West Ham are interested in signing Southampton and England midfielder James Ward-Prowse, 27, this summer. (Sky Sports)

West Ham have also made an offer to the representatives of Jesse Lingard over a free transfer. The 29-year-old Manchester United and England midfielder becomes a free agent on 1 July. (Sky Sports)

Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen is close to making a decision on his future, with Tottenham now looking at other targets but Brentford holding out hope of re-signing the 30-year-old. (Fabrizio Romano)

West Ham have approached Villarreal about signing Dutch winger Arnaut Danjuma, 25. (Guardian)

Bayern Munich want at least 60m euros (£52m) to sell Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33, to Barcelona. (Sky Sports)

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag could have just £100m to rebuild the club this summer. (Sun)

Tottenham have enquired about RB Leipzig's highly-rated Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol, 20. (Nabil Djellit - in French)

Crystal Palace are confident of securing a deal with Lens for Mali midfielder Cheick Doucoure, 22. (Athletic)

Manchester United defender Brandon Williams, 21, is surplus to requirements at Old Trafford and could be available for £10m this summer. (Mail)

Atletico Madrid are keeping tabs on Celtic's Croatian defender Josip Juranovic, 26. (Record)

Monaco are chasing Torino and Italy striker Andrea Belotti, 28, with AC Milan also in the running to sign him. (Ekrem Konur)

Sadio Mane's agent has denied the Senegal forward, 30, left Liverpool to join Bayern Munich this summer because he wasn't earning enough money at Anfield. (TVMondo, via Mirror)

Leeds have identified RB Leipzig and USA midfielder Tyler Adams, 23, and RB Salzburg's Malian midfielder Mohamed Camara, 22, as replacements for England star Kalvin Phillips, 26, who looks set for Manchester City. (Mail)

Angel di Maria, whose contract at Paris St-Germain expires at the end of June, is close to a move to Juventus, despite Barcelona remaining in the picture for the Argentina international, 34. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Manchester United and Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has rejected the chance to join David Beckham's Inter Miami and will remain at Old Trafford. (Star)
 

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Chelsea have opened talks with Manchester City over the prospect of a double move for Raheem Sterling and Nathan Ake.
Petr Cech is leaving his role as technical and performance advisor at Chelsea after making it clear the club should have kept Romelu Lukaku for another season rather than remarkably loaning him back to Inter Milan - a move that should be confirmed this week.
Wayne Rooney's long-term agent is under investigation by the Football Association for secretly paying staff and player wages at Derby County.
Joe Schmidt has been rushed into the New Zealand set-up after Covid-19 felled the side's coaching stocks on the eve of Ireland's tour.



DAILY MIRROR

Manchester United have been told it will cost them £70m to sign Ajax forward Antony. New United boss Erik ten Hag wanted to raid his former club to sign the versatile Brazil international, but Ajax's valuation has thrown the deal into doubt.
Christian Eriksen is set to wait to make his decision on whether to join Manchester United in order to see how the club progress in the summer market.
Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth provides the latest updates on reported transfers for Frenkie de Jong, Cristiano Ronaldo and Christian Eriksen
Chelsea will also carry on spending with Matthijs de Ligt keen on a move to Stamford Bridge. The 22-year-old Dutch defender is on around £200,000 a week and his wages is one of the reasons why Juventus are open to letting him go for around £70m.
Chelsea target Ousmane Dembele will decide on his future in the next 72 hours. Dembele is one of the most sought-after players in this summer's transfer window because his contract with Barcelona is due to expire on June 30.
Newcastle United have reportedly made contact with Leeds United over potentially signing in-demand winger Raphinha from Elland Road this summer.
Robert Lewandowski's desire to play for Barcelona is to show he is "better" than Karim Benzema, says his former agent Cezary Kucharski.
The Athletic's Sam Lee breaks down the various tasks new Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag must complete with the club, saying the Dutch coach has a 'big job on his hands' to turn them around


DAILY MAIL
Fulham are confident they will complete their first signings of the summer this week by wrapping up deals for Shakhtar Donetsk winger Manor Solomon and Portuguese midfielder Joao Palhinha.
Real Madrid have identified England midfielder Jude Bellingham as their priority target for next summer.
Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, and The Athletic's Sam Lee outlines what he will bring to Mikel Arteta's side
Neymar is unlikely to be moving to Juventus this summer. The Serie A club's chairman Andrea Agnelli is having to cut costs, with Paul Pogba set to be one of the club's highest earners when he arrives.
Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan says they tried their best to sign Gareth Bale but MLS side Los Angeles FC were 'too big' to turn down.
Crystal Palace are close to sealing the signing of Lens midfielder Cheick Doucoure. Palace were rebuffed on their £14.5m opening bid last week but have upped their offer to meet Lens' valuation and are now closing in on their target.
Barnsley have outlined Portuguese left-back Kiki Afonso as a target as they look to immediately bounce back from their Championship relegation last season.
English cricket will reach the end of an era on Tuesday when Eoin Morgan confirms his retirement from the international game after more than seven revolutionary years in charge. The white-ball captaincy will pass to Jos Buttler.
Sky Sports News reporter Michael Bridge provides the latest on Tottenham's pursuit of Richarlison and Anthony Gordon from Everton, while there is a further update on Chelsea's move for Raheem Sterling
Manchester United are inching towards a conclusion in their protracted pursuit of Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona and hope to have the transfer completed this week.


THE SUN
Ajax will demand more than £115m for Manchester United targets Lisandro Martinez and Antony this summer. The Dutch club value Martinez in the £45m bracket and are under no pressure to sell. They are set to play hardball over wideman Antony, who they believe is worth around £70m.
Sir Alex Ferguson recorded a personal message for Manchester United captain Harry Maguire and his new bride. Ferguson, 80, wished the couple years of happiness in the short clip which was played at their wedding in France at the weekend.

Paul Merson believes Sadio Mane will be a 'massive miss' for Liverpool after his move to Bayern Munich
A Borussia Dortmund executive has labelled Dean Saunders an "arrogant idiot" for suggesting Sadio Mane is wasting his time in the Bundesliga. Saunders had claimed Mane, 30, is "ruining his best years" at Bayern Munich.
Millwall are about to sign Hull midfielder George Honeyman. The 27-year-old midfielder will join the Lions squad on their pre-season camp in Ireland today, pending a medical.
Chelsea are ready to back up their interest in Raheem Sterling by slapping in a formal bid of around £50million to Manchester City in the next couple of days.
Cardiff plan to launch a sensational bid for former Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale next summer.
Sir Alex Ferguson recorded a personal message for Manchester United captain Harry Maguire and his new bride.


THE TIMES
Arsenal are expected to announce they have signed Gabriel Jesus for around £45m from Manchester City this week.
The Gunners have increased their bid for Lisandro Martínez to £34m as they look to beat Manchester United to the signing of the Ajax centre-back.
Paul Merson gives his thoughts on the current transfer window and also looks at what Chelsea and Manchester United need to do, with both clubs entering new chapters
Chelsea have made the first move in their bid to buy Raheem Sterling after they contacted Manchester City to inform them of their desire to sign the England winger.
Christian Eriksen is "mulling over" a contract offer from Leicester City. The midfielder is free this summer after his Brentford contract came to an end, and he is not short of options.
West Ham United have approached Villarreal about signing Netherlands winger Arnaut Danjuma.
Celtic will seek at least £15m if Atletico Madrid firm up their interest in signing the Croatia right back, Josip Juranovic.
British sports will be told on Tuesday that the government expects them to exclude transgender women from elite female competition but ministers will stop short of threatening funding cuts.


SCOTTISH SUN
Rangers are stepping up talks to land PAOK's £2.5m-rated striker Antonio Colak.
Jordan Larsson, son of Celtic great Henrik, is on the lookout for a new club. The 25-year-old, a Sweden international like his dad, is on his way out of Spartak Moscow according to a report.


DAILY RECORD
Juventus have agreed to pay Aaron Ramsey €4m just to get him off their books this summer, 12 months before his contract at the Serie A club is due to expire.
Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou insists he will not rush through any transfers this summer with the Parkhead boss determined to land the right player.
Rangers talisman Alfredo Morelos reportedly sees a move to Sevilla as "a very good option" this summer.
Rangers and Celtic have made opening bids for Motherwell youngster Bailey Rice - but also face competition from clubs south of the border.
Rangers target Antonio Colak has travelled out to PAOK's pre-season camp - with the Greek side adamant that he won't be going anywhere unless their £2.6m asking price is met.




Tottenham want to sign Brazil forward Richarlison, 25, and English winger Anthony Gordon, 21, from Everton in a double deal. Chelsea are also interested in Richarlison. (Sky Sports)

But Everton are not interested in selling Gordon, whose contract with the Goodison Park club runs until 2025, as part of any transfer involving Richarlison. (Liverpool Echo)

Spurs are also firm favourites to land Barcelona and France defender Clement Lenglet, despite interest from Roma in the 27-year-old. (London Evening Standard)

England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 18, will be Real Madrid's main transfer target next summer , although the Spanish club face competition from Chelsea and Liverpool. (AS, via Mail)

Having opened talks with Manchester City about signing England forward Raheem Sterling, 27, Chelsea are also trying to sign Netherlands defender Nathan Ake, 27, from the Premier League champions. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 30, is expected to leave at the end of the 2022-23 season as a free agent. Salah has scored 156 goals in 254 appearances since joining the Reds in 2017. (Mirror)

Arsenal have submitted a £35m offer for Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez and appear to be leading Manchester United in the race for the 24-year-old Argentina international. (Mirror)

But Ajax are under no pressure to sell Martinez and value him at £45m. (Sun)

Manchester United hope to conclude deals for Barcelona's Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, and Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, and will then shift focus to an attacker, with Ajax's Brazilian Antony, 22, their main target. (Times - subscription required)

A deal for Antony has been thrown into doubt with Ajax now wanting £70m for the forward. (Mirror)

Newcastle United are set to complete the £32m signing of Lille's Dutch defender Sven Botman, 22, but are ready to move on from their pursuit of Reims' French striker Hugo Ekitike, 20. (Mail)

AC Milan are considering a move for Chelsea's Moroccan winger Hakim Ziyech, 29. (Calciomercato)

Frenchman Christophe Galtier, who managed Nice last season, is close to being named the new Paris St-Germain boss, with Mauricio Pochettino on the verge of leaving the club despite winning the league title. (ESPN)

Barcelona will not improve their contract offer to France forward Ousmane Dembele, whose contract with the La Liga side ends on 30 June. The 25-year-old also has offers from Bayern Munich, Chelsea and PSG. (Marca)

Dembele is set to make a decision about his future in the next 72 hours. (Mirror)

Cardiff plan to launch a bid for former Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale next summer after the 32-year-old Welshman opted to sign for Los Angeles FC this week. (Talksport via Sun)

River Plate are waiting for a response from Uruguay forward Luis Suarez, 35, after making a proposal to sign the player when his Atletico Madrid contract expires at the end of the month. (Fabrizio Romano - Twitter)

Newly-promoted Fulham are confident of wrapping up deals for Shakhtar Donetsk and Israel winger Manor Solomon, 22, for £7m and Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha, 26, for £20m. (Mail)

Juventus are prepared to pay Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey €4m (£3.45m) to get him off their books, allowing the 31-year-old to become a free agent. (IBianconero.com - in Italian)

Juventus have also held initial discussions with Roma about signing their 22-year-old Italy midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo. (Goal)
 

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Paris Saint-Germain have informed Neymar he is not wanted at the club ahead of the forthcoming season.
An agreement between Manchester United and Barcelona for Frenkie de Jong is '90 per cent' complete with just the finer details of the deal left to finalise.
Chelsea are considering a stunning triple swoop from title rivals Manchester City, with the Blues adding Oleksandr Zinchenko to their transfer wishlist.
Negotiations between Tottenham and Everton over a potential deal for Richarlison are progressing well and moving in a 'positive light' despite Chelsea's intervention.
Police are hunting intruders said to have stolen more than £2.5m worth of valuables from Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti's Ibiza holiday home
Real Madrid have identified England midfielder Jude Bellingham as their priority target for next summer.
In another brave show of defiance from Ukraine, the top flight is pressing on with plans to run a 16-team competition, starting in under eight weeks and it has appealed to European clubs for support.
Chelsea have resumed talks with Juventus over a potential swap deal involving Christian Pulisic plus cash for Matthijs de Ligt.
Derby are facing the prospect of another points deduction in League One next season as a potential punishment for the alleged illegal payment of player wages.


DAILY MIRROR
Brighton's Zak Sturge has attracted interest from multiple clubs across the Premier League and Bundesliga ahead of an expected summer switch.
Mauricio Pochettino's exit from Paris Saint-Germain has been held up over the terms of his pay-off from the Ligue 1 club. The two parties are close to an agreement with the club offering a package that totals £12.8m (€15m).
Laurence Bassini is pushing to finalise his bid to take control at Birmingham this week and is considering installing John Eustace as boss.


THE SUN
Gabriel Jesus hugged Edu as he arrived at Arsenal to undergo his medical before completing a £45m transfer from Manchester City.
Erik ten Hag has reinstated Sir Alex Ferguson's 9am starts during pre-season as he looks to lay down the law early on in his reign.
Chelsea are reportedly targeting a move for Inter Milan star Milan Skriniar.
Fulham's deal for Joao Palhinha has been delayed by an agent commission dispute.
Chelsea have reportedly been told that Declan Rice is not for sale with West Ham sticking with their whopping £150m asking price of the England midfielder.
Tottenham are ready to seal a £100m deal with Everton for Richarlison and Anthony Gordon.
Chelsea are poised to make Brazilian star Raphinha their first signing under new ownership and will also make a move for Raheem Sterling this week, costing new chairman Todd Boehly £105m-plus for the glittery pair of wingers.
Thiago Silva insists Neymar 'has to' join him at Chelsea.


THE GUARDIAN
Wimbledon's Covid-19 protocols are under review after Matteo Berrettini was forced to withdraw from the championships on the morning of his first-round match following a positive test for Covid-19.
The culture secretary, Nadine Dorries, has been told by numerous sporting bodies that they are nervous of legal challenges if they carry out the government's call to prioritise female sport over trans inclusion, multiple sources have told the Guardian.


THE TIMES
Manchester United look set to complete the signing of Tyrell Malacia from Feyenoord and will then turn their attention to the Ajax defender Lisandro Martínez as they step up their attempts to add new faces to Erik ten Hag's squad.

Michael Bridge and Anton Toloui update the latest on Manchester United's interest for Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia.
A European-based golfer is appealing against his £100,000 fine and suspension from the DP World Tour as the game's bitter power struggle continues. The player, who appeared in the inaugural Saudi-backed LIV Golf event at Centurion Club last month, is prepared to take his case as far as it takes after receiving legal advice.


THE TELEGRAPH
Tottenham are offering Steven Bergwijn as a key part of the proposed deal with Everton for Richarlison, with an additional balance of around £20m to the Merseyside club.
Jamie George has backed a "hurt" Billy Vunipola to unleash his bottled-up frustration upon Australia on Saturday now the Saracens No 8 is back in the England set-up.
Fears of a Covid outbreak among the leading men's players at Wimbledon are mounting after one of the tournament's favourites, Matteo Berrettini, became the second former finalist to withdraw.
The agency representing Wayne Rooney has defended its decision to secretly pay staff and player wages at Derby County as part of a bridging loan for American businessman Chris Kirchner.
Rory McIlroy played a vital role in securing an historic PGA Tour deal for his home circuit that includes a £125million cash injection and a direct American pathway for DP World Tour players, as the traditional powers launched their fightback against the Saudi rebel circuit.


THE ATHLETIC
Burnley are close to completing the signings of Manchester City defensive duo CJ Egan-Riley and Taylor Harwood-Bellis.
Newcastle United have been granted planning permission to upgrade their Benton training ground this summer.
The FA is not planning to follow rugby union in changing their concussion laws.


SCOTTISH SUN
French and German clubs are ready to move for unsettled Celtic defender Christopher Jullien.
Charlie Adam is keeping his coaching badges up to date as part of his continual personal development by working with David Moyes at West Ham in pre-season.


DAILY RECORD
Rangers striker Rory Wilson has checked into Ross Hall Hospital to undergo his Aston Villa medical.
Former Hibs star Martin Boyle has no plans to quit Al Faisaly - despite their relegation from the Saudi Arabian top-flight.
In-demand Josip Juranovic is in pole position to be Croatia's first pick at right-back in the 2022 World Cup Finals.



Chelsea are close to agreeing a £55m deal with Leeds United to buy 25-year-old Brazil forward Raphinha, who is also attracting interest from Arsenal and Barcelona. (Guardian)

Chelsea have turned their attention to 27-year-old Inter Milan and Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, who is also a target for Paris St-Germain, after deeming the £102m release clause of Juventus and Netherlands centre-back Matthijs de Ligt, 22, as too expensive. (Mail)

PSG have agreed personal terms with Skriniar as well as Lille's Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches, 24, and 23-year-old Italy striker Gianluca Scamacca, who plays for Sassuolo. The French champions now have to agree deals with each of the trio's clubs. (Get French Football News)

Chelsea have been linked with a third Manchester City player. The Blues want to buy Ukraine international Oleksandr Zinchenko, 25, from the Premier League champions having already opened talks about signing England forward Raheem Sterling, 27, from them and being linked with Dutch defender Nathan Ake, 27. (Mail)

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag hopes the expected signing of Barcelona's Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, will convince Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen, 30, to join the Old Trafford club. (Star)

Tottenham have stepped up their pursuit of Everton and Brazil forward Richarlison, 25, but a £20m offer that also included Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn, 24, has been rejected by the Toffees. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Tottenham are now ready to seal a £100m deal with Everton for both Richarlison and England under-21 winger Anthony Gordon, 21. (Sun)

Middlesbrough are growing frustrated at Tottenham stalling on a deal for England Under-21 right-back Djed Spence and that could open the door for Nottingham Forest to sign the 21-year-old, who helped the City Ground side get promoted to the Premier League last season. (Football League World)

Crystal Palace are close to signing Lens midfielder Cheick Doucoure in a deal worth 21m euros (£18m) plus add-ons for the 22-year-old Mali international. (Guardian)

Fulham have been given permission to speak with Brazilian midfielder Andreas Pereira after agreeing a fee with Manchester United, although the 26-year-old appears to prefer to stay at Brazilian side Flamengo where he is on loan. (90 Min)

Premier League newcomers Fulham have held talks over an £8m move for Wolfsburg and Switzerland's 27-year-old right-back Kevin Mbabu. (Mail)

Southampton have joined a number of clubs in having an interest in Burnley's 26-year-old English midfielder Josh Brownhill. (90 Min)

Manchester City have agreed to sell England Under-19 international Sam Edozie, 19, to German club Bayer Leverkusen for £10m. (Football Insider)

City's United States goalkeeper Zack Steffen, 27, is expected to join Middlesbrough on loan. (ESPN)

Championship sides Millwall and Watford are both interested in signing KV Kortrijk's Senegalese forward Pape Habib Gueye, 22. (Football Insider)