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Monday's Transfer Gossip: Lindelof, Ronaldo, Phillips, Navas, Fernandez, Hincapie, Shelvey, Felix, Bellingham

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Inter Milan eye on Manchester United centre-back Victor Lindelof, 28, as a replacement for Milan Skriniar if the 27-year-old defender moves to Paris St-Germain.

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al-Nassr coach has claimed the forward will ‘go back to Europe’ before retiring from football, according to reports.

 

  • Galatasaray are leading the chase to sign Liverpool defender Nat Phillips prior to Tuesday’s transfer deadline.
  • Nottingham Forest are in advanced talks to sign Paris St-Germain and Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas, 36.

 

  • Emiliano Martinez has been pictured hosting a World Cup party with his Argentina teammates at a luxury hotel nine miles from Villa Park.

 

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• Sunday’s Transfer Gossip: Kane, Ronaldo, Hincapie, Caicedo, Rice, Lukaku, Harrison, Pickford, McKennie

 

  • Chelsea have reopened talks with Benfica about trying to sign Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernández, 22, before the transfer window closes on Tuesday.
  • Fulham have held talks with Sheffield United over their Norway midfielder Sander Berge, with the 24-year-old also linked with Newcastle.

 

  • Brighton have completed the signing of AIK and Sweden midfielder Yasin Ayari, 19, for 6m euros (£5.2m).
  • Manchester United have received 10 offers from clubs wanting to take Anthony Elanga on loan for the rest of the season.

 

  • Tottenham have submitted a 25m euro (£22m) verbal offer to Bayer Leverkusen for the transfer of Ecuador centre-back Piero Hincapie, 21.

 

  • Manchester City will challenge Barcelona for the signing of Girona and Spain Under-21 defender Arnau Martinez, 19.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Sevilla are in advanced talks to sign Spanish midfielder Bryan Gil, 21, from Tottenham on loan until the end of the season.
  • Newcastle United have agreed a fee of around £3m for West Ham and Scotland Under-21 right-back Harrison Ashby, 21.

 

  • Barcelona could scupper Chelsea’s chances of securing a permanent deal for Joao Felix with the LaLiga giants keen on the Portugal star.
  • Nottingham Forest are on the verge of signing Newcastle United‘s English midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, 30.

 

  • Tottenham are working on a deal to sign Birmingham City‘s 17-year-old English midfielder Jobe Bellingham, the brother of Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19.

Thursday's Transfer Gossip: Lukaku, Vitinha, Bellingham, Phillips, Pogba, Bale, Tarkowski, De Jong

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

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

 

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• Wednesday’s Transfer Gossip: Vinicius Jr, Osimhen, Pogba, Eriksen, Mane, Phillips, Richarlison, Lukaku, Raphinha

 

  • 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)

 

  • Chelsea’s hopes of signing Sevilla and France defender Jules Kounde should not be hampered despite the 23-year-old having surgery this week. (Standard)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

Wednesday's Transfer Gossip: Vinicius Jr, Osimhen, Pogba, Eriksen, Mane, Phillips, Richarlison, Lukaku, Raphinha

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

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

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• Tuesday’s Transfer Gossip: De Jong, Botman, Nkunku, Phillips, Richarlison, Botman, Leno, Heaton, Choudhury

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: De Jong, Botman, Nkunku, Phillips, Richarlison, Botman, Leno, Heaton, Choudhury

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

 

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• Monday’s Transfer Gossip: Eriksen, Zaniolo, Skriniar, Pogba, Bergwijn, Slonina, De Jong

 

  • 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)

 

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

 

  • Newcastle are 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)

 

  • 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)

 

  • 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)

Sunday's Transfer Gossip: Leno, Phillips, Lewandowski, Nunez, Mane, Richarlison, Nkunku, Pogba

  • Arsenal are in talks to sell German goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 30, to Fulham in a shock summer transfer. (Sun)

 

  • Liverpool are weighing up the possibility of allowing English defender Nat Phillips, 25, to return to Bournemouth on loan next season. (Mirror)
  • Manchester United will join the race for Poland striker Robert Lewandowski should the 33-year-old’s dream move to Barcelona fail to come off, with the Spanish giants attempting to move on some of their high earners. (Sun)

 

  • France midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, will return to Juventus on a four-year deal worth £68m following his departure from Manchester United. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

 

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• Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Zidane, Kounde, Nunez, Milinkovic-Savic, Pogba, Jesus, Marquinhos

 

  • Arsenal are in talks to sell German goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 30, to Fulham in a shock summer transfer. (Sun)
  • Fulham are also hopeful of agreeing a double swoop for Liverpool’s Welsh full-back Neco Williams, 21, and 27-year-old Japan forward Takumi Minamino. (90min)

 

  • Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, 29, has emerged as a target for Bayer Leverkusen as Arsenal step up their bid to land Belgium playmaker Youri Tielemans, 25, from Leicester. (Mirror)

 

  • Tottenham are in advanced negotiations to sign Everton and Brazil forward Richarlison, 25, for £51m. (UOL Esport – in Portuguese)

 

  • Chelsea have been given a transfer boost after Barcelona confirmed France winger Ousmane Dembele, 25, has not signed a new contract offer. (Sun)

 

  • French international forward Christopher Nkunku, 24, is set to stay at RB Leipzig and sign a new contract despite interest from Manchester United and Chelsea. (Leipziger Volkszeitung – in German)

 

  • Chelsea are also preparing to enter the race to sign Lewandowski, but cannot make a move until they sell 29-year-old Belgium striker and £97.5m club-record buy Romelu Lukaku. (Star)

 

  • Luis Suarez is yet to make a final decision on his future but Aston Villa are still in the race to sign the 35-year-old Uruguayan striker. (Mundo Deportivo)

 

  • Juventus are advancing in their talks with Atletico Madrid to sign 29-year-old Spain and former Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata permanently. (TuttoSport – in Italian)

 

  • Arsenal are one of several clubs monitoring Marco Asensio’s situation at Real Madrid with the 26-year-old Spain attacking midfielder’s future set to be resolved next week. (Mirror)
  • France midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, will return to Juventus on a four-year deal worth £68m following his departure from Manchester United. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Nunez, Lukaku, Diop, Timber, Mane, Cucurella, Phillips, Richarlison

  • Benfica striker Darwin Nunez, 22, has been meeting with some of the Premier League’s top sides about a possible summer move. Liverpool, Manchester United and Newcastle are all interested in the Uruguayan. (Football Transfers)

 

  • Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29, also plans to hold talks with Chelsea about his future after American investor Todd Boehly completed his £4.25bn purchase of the club. (Times)

 

  • West Ham are willing to sell French defender Issa Diop, 25, who has slipped to fourth choice under boss David Moyes. (Standard)

 

  • La Liga side Sevilla are considering joining the race to sign Spurs and England midfielder Harry Winks, 26. (Sun)

 

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  • Former Chelsea and Arsenal winger Willian, 33, is keen to leave his native Brazil, where he currently plays for Corinthians, and return to play in Europe. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Lens and Mali midfielder Cheick Doucoure, 22, is a prime summer target for Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira. (Telegraph)

 

  • Barcelona are looking to offload Danish forward Martin Braithwaite on a loan deal this summer, but the 30-year-old is reluctant to move on. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

 

  • Nottingham Forest are keen to keep on-loan Middlesbrough defender Djed Spence but Tottenham, Arsenal and Brentford are also looking at the 21-year-old Englishman. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Manchester United have started talks to sign 20-year-old Dutch international defender Jurrien Timber, who is valued at £43m by Ajax. (Guardian)

 

  • Senegal striker Sadio Mane, 30, has not told Liverpool he wants to leave the club amid links with a £35m move to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.(Sky Sports)

 

  • Manchester City are looking at signing Brighton’s 23-year-old Spanish left-back Marc Cucurella and Leeds’ England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26. (Telegraph)
  • Brazil forward Richarlison is considering his future at Everton, with Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal showing an interest in the 25-year-old. (Mail)

 

  • Premier League champions Manchester City are monitoring Leicester City’s highly rated England U18s defender Ben Nelson, 18. (Mail)

 

  • Brazil forward Neymar, 30, is planning to stay with Paris St-Germain, despite speculation over his future with the French champions. (Canal+, via Metro)

 

  • Inter Milan chief executive Beppe Marotta hopes the club can sign 28-year-old Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, who is leaving Juventus when his contract runs out this summer. (Goal)
  • Real Madrid have stepped up their attempts to sign Monaco’s French midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, 22, with a bid worth around £68m. (Foot Mercato – in French)

 

  • Tchouameni has agreed a five-year deal with Real Madrid as negotiations over the fee continue. (Marca)

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Jesus, Forster, Sterling, Mbappe, Phillips, Ronaldo, Tielemans

  • Tottenham will challenge rivals Arsenal to sign Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 25, from Manchester City. (Telegraph – subscription)

 

  • Tottenham are closing in on a free transfer deal for 34-year-old Southampton and England goalkeeper Fraser Forster. (Mail)

 

  • New Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has made it clear that he wants Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, to remain for another season. (Metro)

 

  • Leicester and Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 25, is one of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta’s leading targets this summer. (Telegraph – subscription)

 

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  • Arsenal will try to sell as many as seven first-team players this summer, including 27-year-old Spain defender Hector Bellerin and 30-year-old Germany keeper Bernd Leno. (Sun)

 

  • Juventus have stepped up their attempt to sign Arsenal’s 24-year-old Brazilian defender Gabriel. (Mirror)

 

  • Napoli boss Luciano Spalletti insists the club cannot afford to sell 30-year-old Chelsea target and Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly. (Star)

 

  • Leeds are set to sign USA midfielder Brenden Aaronson, 21, from Red Bull Salzburg for £23m. (Times – subscription)

 

  • Manager Patrick Vieira says Crystal Palace would love to bring 22-year-old England midfielder Conor Gallagher back to Selhurst Park from Chelsea next season. (Star)

 

  • Real Madrid want to sign Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, 27, after being snubbed by 23-year-old Paris St-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe. (Star)

 

  • Mbappe says he also spoke to Liverpool over a potential transfer before deciding to stay with French champions PSG. (Telegraph – subscription)

 

  • Leeds and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, has emerged as Manchester City’s top summer target as they look to replace outgoing Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho, 37. (Mail)

 

  • Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen, 26, will be announced as a Barcelona player in the coming days. His contract at Stamford Bridge runs out in June. (AS – in Spanish)

 

  • Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, has been approached by three Premier League clubs with his current short-term deal at Brentford set to end. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • West Ham manager David Moyes has hinted at a summer of significant overhaul despite their encouraging season. (Standard)

 

  • Spain defender Marcos Alonso, 31, will ask to leave Chelsea, with an agreement already in place with Barcelona. (Sport – in Spanish)

 

  • Everton and Leicester want to sign 29-year-old Burnley and England centre-back James Tarkowski. (90 min)

 

  • Everton have offered Tarkowski a £120,000-per-week contract. (Football Insider)

 

  • Newcastle are monitoring 24-year-old Atletico Madrid and Brazil defender Renan Lodi. (Chronicle)

Monday's Transfer Gossip: Alonso, Leap, Rice, Phillips, Lingard, Leno, Saliba

  • Chelsea’s Spain full-back Marcos Alonso, 31, wants to leave after six years at Stamford Bridge, and Barcelona are in advanced talks over personal terms. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)

 

  • Real Madrid are interested in signing AC Milan’s Portugal forward Rafael Leao, 22, after Kylian Mbappe decided to stay at Paris St-Germain. (Marca)

 

  • West Ham are making an offer to sign Manchester United’s England winger Jesse Lingard, 29, who is out of contract in June. Lingard scored nine times in 16 league starts during a loan spell with the Hammers in 2020-21. (Mail)

 

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  • Benfica want to sign Arsenal’s Germany keeper Bernd Leno, 30, who has fallen behind Aaron Ramsdale as first choice under Mikel Arteta. (Correio da Manha – in Portuguese)

 

  • Porto are keen to re-sign Manchester United’s Brazil defender Alex Telles, 29, this summer. (Correio da Manha – in Portuguese)

 

  • Aston Villa are close to signing French midfielder Boubacar Kamara, 22, from Marseille on a free transfer. (Matteo Moretto, Twitter)

 

  • Kamara was wanted by Atletico Madrid but the player has opted for Villa over a team that will be playing in the Champions League next season. (Football Espana)

 

  • Wolves are interested in French forward Thomas Henry, 27, who plays in Italy for Venezia.(Matteo Moretto, Twitter)

 

  • Bournemouth and Sheffield United are keen on English midfielder Joe Rothwell, 27, who is leaving Blackburn Rovers. (Yorkshire Live)

 

  • Declan Rice is to remain at West Ham despite huge interest from Manchester United in the 23-year-old England midfielder. (Mirror)

 

  • Monaco’s France midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni has agreed terms with Liverpool but the Reds still face a fight to sign the 22-year-old, who is also attracting interest from Real Madrid. (Mirror)

 

  • Aston Villa have put Leeds United and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, at the top of their list of summer targets. (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

  • Arsenal’s France defender William Saliba, 21, wants to stay at Marseille, where he has been on loan. (Goal)

 

  • Newcastle are working to sign highly rated French forward Hugo Ekitike, 19, who plays for Reims – but they face competition from Borussia Dortmund.(Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)

Thursday's Transfer Gossip: Pepe, Pogba, Phillips, Mane, Jesus, Martinez

  • Arsenal’s 26-year-old Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe – who joined for a club record fee of £72m in 2019 – is frustrated at his lack of game time and could push for a move away. (Mirror)

 

  • PSG and Juventus remain in the hunt for Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, whose contract expires this summer. However, Pogba will not be moving to Manchester City. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Manchester City are interested in signing Leeds and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, as they look to replace Brazil midfielder Fernandinho, 37, who is leaving at the end of this season after nine years. (Mirror)

 

  • New Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has added Argentina centre-back Lisandro Martinez, 24, to the list of players he wants to bring to Old Trafford this summer. Martinez helped Ten Hag’s Ajax win the Dutch league in 2021-22. (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

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  • United are also interested in Lazio’s Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 27, who has produced 11 goals and 11 assists in 36 league matches. (Calciomercato)
  • Paris St-Germain are getting ready to move for Liverpool’s Senegal forward Sadio Mane, 30, amid reports he is stalling on a new contract. Mane’s current deal expires in June 2023. (Sport Bild)

 

  • Southampton have put two Manchester City academy graduates on their shortlist for this summer – England Under-19 striker Liam Delap, 19, and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu, 20. (Sun)

 

  • Fulham’s Cameroon midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, 26, will remain at Napoli next season after joining them on a season-long loan last August. (Football Italia)

 

  • Manchester United’s Under-23s boss Neil Wood is in talks with Salford City over the vacant manager’s job at the League Two side. (Football Insider)

 

  • Arsenal are expected to bid £35m for Manchester City’s Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus, 25, who is set to leave following Erling Haaland’s arrival. (football.london)

 

  • Chelsea want to sign AC Milan captain and Italy defender Alessio Romagnoli, 27, this summer on a free transfer. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)
  • Leicester are set to enquire about Brighton’s £50m-rated Spain goalkeeper Robert Sanchez, 24, with Denmark keeper Kasper Schmeichel, 35, set for talks over his contract situation with the Foxes. (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

  • Chelsea have put in place plans to sign Sevilla’s France centre-back Jules Kounde, 23, as soon as their new owners’ takeover is complete and sanctions end. (Goal)

 

  • Chelsea also plan to reopen talks with Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele, if the France winger, 25, is still available after their takeover has gone through. (90min)

 

  • Aston Villa’s Scotland midfielder John McGinn, 27, is on Tottenham’s list of potential summer targets. (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

  • Arsenal chiefs are holding talks over whether to sell Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes this summer, with a £51m fee being touted for the 24-year-old, who has been linked with Juventus. (Tuttosport – in Italian)

 

  • England midfielder Conor Gallagher, 22, and Albania forward Armando Broja, 20, will return to Chelsea when their respective loans at Crystal Palace and Southampton expire at the end of the season. (Fabrizio Romano)

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Mourinho, Bale, Mbappe, Lewandowski, Dembele, Phillips, Bronze, Raphinha

  • Newcastle United are looking to tempt Roma boss Jose Mourinho to St James’ Park this summer despite the recent success of current Magpies manager Eddie Howe (Marca via Express)

 

  • Gareth Bale’s agent has confirmed the 32-year-old Wales forward will be leaving Real Madrid this summer – but has not said whether or not he will retire. (Mirror)

 

  • Real Madrid have agreed a five-year deal with France striker Kylian Mbappe and the 23-year-old will move to the Spanish club on a free transfer when his contract with Paris St-Germain comes to an end this summer. (Marca)

 

  • But Mbappe has not signed any paperwork with Real Madrid and PSG are still trying to get him to stay. (Athletic – subscription required)

 

  • Manchester City’s German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 31, will be allowed to leave the club this summer. (Mail)

 

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• Monday’s Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Mbappe, Pogba, Suarez, Bellingham, Henderson, Ekitike, Neves

 

  • Barcelona are ready to push through a deal for Leeds’ Brazilian striker Raphinha but West Ham are among those who remain keen on the 25-year-old. (90Min)

 

  • Incoming Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag says he had “choices to work at a different club, with a better foundation” but opted to take the job at Old Trafford. (De Telegraaf, via Manchester Evening News)

 

  • Chelsea could join Barcelona in the race to sign Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33. (Guardian)

 

  • Bayern Munich are interested in taking Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele, 25, with the France international’s contract with the Spanish club expiring next month. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Lyon are not expected to sign Tottenham and France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele on a permanent deal, with the 25-year-old likely to return to north London after his loan spell with the French club. (Football Insider)

 

  • Newcastle and Aston Villa are leading the race for Leeds and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, this summer. (Football Insider)

 

  • England defender Lucy Bronze’s deal with Manchester City runs out in the summer and the 30-year-old is looking at a move to the NWSL in the United States. (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

  • Manchester City and England midfielder Georgia Stanway, 23, has agreed terms on a two-year deal with Bayern Munich. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Arsenal have reached an agreement for Sao Paulo’s Brazilian winger Marquinhos, 19, in a deal worth 3.5m euros that will last until 2027. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • But Arsenal’s Greece defender Konstantinos Mavropanos, 24, is set to make his loan deal at Stuttgart permanent. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Former England and Arsenal defender Sol Campbell, 47, is set to be interviewed for the Queens Park Rangers manager’s job, vacated by Mark Warburton. (Talksport)

 

  • Chelsea could join Barcelona in the race to sign Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33. (Guardian)