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  • ​Alexis Sanchez will be sold by Arsenal this summer after a series of rows with manager Arsene Wenger.

  • Paris St-Germain are leading the chase to sign Arsenal forward.
  • But, Arsene Wenger says reports of a training ground row between Alexis Sanchez and his team-mates are “completely false”.
  • Wenger was also prepared to drop Mesut Ozil, 28, for Saturday’s defeat by Liverpool, had the Germany midfielder not been missing through illness.

Ozil will miss Arsenal’s Champions League last-16 second leg tie against Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

  • Barcelona are ready to offer 29-year-old forward Lionel Messi a salary of 35m euros (£30m) a year to sign a new contract with the club.
  • Barcelona technical director Robert Fernandez will attend Arsenal’s Champions League clash with Bayern Munich to scout Hector Bellerin.
  • Jurgen Klopp could present Mario Gotze with the opportunity to resuscitate his career should he need to depart Borussia Dortmund, but only if a transfer materialises on Liverpool’s terms.
  • Liverpool have sent scouts to monitor Porto’s Danilo Pereira.
  • Arsenal, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Lyon’s 25-year-old forward Alexandre Lacazette.

  • Chelsea and Manchester City target Leonardo Bonucci, 29, says he wants to see out his current contract at Juventus, which runs until 2021.
  • Manchester City and Manchester United could miss out on 16-year-old Ajax forward Daishawn Redan, with German side RB Leipzig closing in on a deal.
  • Benfica’s Swedish international centre-back Victor Lindelof, 22, is set to stay at the Portuguese club amid interest from Manchester United after signing a contract extension to 2021.
  • The president of Italian side Torino says he values striker Andrea Belotti at 150m euros (£129m) after the 23-year-old scored an eight-minute hat-trick in Sunday’s 3-1 victory over Palermo.

  • Real Madrid will seek a fee of €35m for unsettled midfielder Isco this summer.
  • Tottenham are confident of finally signing Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha in the summer.
  • Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has denied reports of a rift at the club and says he has never questioned team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo’s attitude.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic could become the world’s highest-paid player if he leaves Manchester United.
  • Pep Guardiola is believed to have recently sent his agent brother to watch Real Sociedad left-back Yuri Berchiche in action.
  • River Plate prodigy Joaquin Perez, 17, has put Premier League clubs on alert after revealing his admiration for English football.
  • Chelsea summer target James Rodriguez now looks likely to stay at Real Madrid.
  • Lazio will offer a payrise to talented midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to ward off Chelsea and Juventus.
  • Everton scout Steve Walsh says he has already found ‘the next Kante’ in Toffees midfielder Idrissa Gueye, 27. Walsh helped bring Kante to Leicester in 2015.
  • Chelsea’s former Leicester midfielder N’Golo Kante, 25, wanted to move to Marseille when he joined the Foxes but the English club offered Caen more money, according to a former team-mate.
  • In-form Swansea striker Fernando Llorente, 32, is not just terrorising opposition defences but is frightening his team-mates in training, says Swans left-back Martin Olsson.

  • Southampton forward Manolo Gabbiadini, 25, will be playing for Real Madrid next season if he keeps up his scoring form, ex-Sampdoria team-mate and current Watford striker Stefano Okaka says.
  • Everton could make a summer move for Serie A midfielder Seko Fofana.
  • Ben Davies is reportedly set to put pen-to-paper on a new contract worth an incredible £12.5million over four years.
  • Stoke, QPR, Birmingham and Wolves are all chasing Oxford United winger Marvin Johnson.
  • .Nicklas Bendtner has left Nottingham Forest for Norwegian champions Rosenborg, both clubs have announced. The 29-year-old Denmark forward has put pen to paper on a three-year deal after joining RBK for an undisclosed fee.
  • Former Arsenal and Sunderland defender Emmanuel Eboue has told SFR Sport that his year-long FIFA-imposed ban from football has been “like being in prison.”
  • Eboue, 33, has been unable to play or even train with any club since late March last year after he was suspended by FIFA for failing to pay a reported near-€1 million debt to his former agent, Sebastien Boisseau.
  • Borussia Dortmund have said they will speak to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after he appeared to promote personal sponsor Nike with his hair during Saturday’s win over Bayer Leverkusen.

Aubameyang’s hair featured what appeared to be a pink Nike “Swoosh” during the 6-2 victory, in which the Gabon striker scored his 20th and 21st goals of the season.

Puma is a Dortmund shareholder and provides the team’s kits, and BVB sporting director Michael Zorc said he did not wish to see a repeat.

  • The Mayor of London has formally approved Chelsea’s £500 million plan to redevelop Stamford Bridge, stating that the new 60,000-seater stadium will become “a jewel in London’s sporting crown.”
  • Referee Mark Clattenburg will take charge of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Cup final on Friday, ruling him out of the weekend’s FA Cup fixtures.
  • The Sweden women’s national football team have replaced the names on the back of their kits with inspirational quotes for the Algarve Cup to mark National Women’s Day.

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