Latest Football News 

  • ​Jose Mourinho has made Everton forward Romelu Lukaku his number one transfer target this summer.

  • Harry Redknapp has agreed to stay as manager of Championship side Birmingham City and is expected to sign a one-year contract later this week.
  • Arsenal have made Monaco winger Thomas Lemar one of their top summer transfer targets.
  • Marseille have shown an interest in signing Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez.
  • Riyad Mahrez will be the first of several senior Leicester players to be sold this summer – with Paris St-Germain willing to pay £35m for the 26-year-old.
  • Manchester City are considering a move for Middlesbrough goalkeeper Victor Valdes.
  • Man City’s sporting director Txiki Begiristain was in Turin on Tuesday night to run the rule over Juventus wing-back and reported target Alex Sandro.
  • Barcelona defender Lucas Digne wants to stay on despite his failure to claim a regular first-team place. The former PSG player has been linked with a return to Ligue 1 as well as clubs in England and Spain.
  • Gerard Deulofeu will make return to Barcelona with the Blaugrana ready to activate their €12 million buy-back clause.
  • Juventus have resumed their  interest in their former target Andre Gomes following his season of struggles at Barcelona – but Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea are also reportedly keen.
  • Liverpool midfielder Kevin Stewart is  set to leave the club in the summer.
  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said the club will not sell attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona and joked about a £400m release fee in the 24-year-old’s contract.
  • Manchester United star Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola is in line for another big financial windfall this summer as he plots 23-year-old striker Romelu Lukaku’s move away from Everton.
  • United forward and captain Wayne Rooney, 31, has given the clearest indication yet that his 13-year stay at the club will end this summer.
  • Erik Lamela could be ready to say goodbye to Tottenham this summer. The Argentina international has once again emerged as a target for Inter Milan, with his representatives understood to have held positive meetings with Inter’s sporting director Walter Sabatini.
  • Tottenham Hotspur are determined not to sell 23-year-old midfielder Eric Dier, but Manchester United are ready to pay up to £40m to sign him.
  • Leicester striker Jamie Vardy, 30, and Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, are on Atletico Madrid’s list of striker targets for this summer.
  • Former Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri is being lined up to take over at French club Nice next season.
  • But Ranieri wants to return to the Premier League and will wait for offers from England, with West Ham and Southampton potential destinations.
  • Arsenal are keen on a deal for Torino midfielder Daniele Baselli, to replace Granit Xhaka.
  • West Ham winger Michail Antonio has signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League club.
  • Inter Milan are set to abandon hopes of luring Antonio Conte back to Italy with the coach on the brink of agreeing a new €10m a year deal at Chelsea

  • Antonio Conte has earmarked Dani Alves as a summer signing for Chelsea.
  • AC Milan have spoken to Torino to discuss a potential deal for star striker Andrea Belotti.
  • Gustavo Gomez, Gianluca Lapadula and Carlos Bacca are all also likely to leave AC Milan this summer. West Ham are likely to go back in for Bacca, though Arsenal could also rekindle their interest.
  • Maurizio Sarri is set to sign a new long-term deal with Napoli.
  • Roberto Firmino’s transfer to Liverpool from Hoffenheim is the lastest transfer being investigated by FIFA.
  • Hector Bellerin’s agent says he  received an offer for the Arsenal star but it’s not from Barcelona.
  • Marseille are ready to try again this summer for Crystal Palace’s France international midfielder Yohan Cabaye after being scared off in January by the Londoners’ £16m valuation.
  • Crystal Palace have joined Chelsea in the chase for Brighton goalkeeper David Stockdale.
  • West Ham, Newcastle and Brighton are interested in Yaya Toure with the midfielder facing an emotional farewell to Manchester City fans next Tuesday.
  • Everton are showing interest in Middlesbrough midfielder Marten de Roon, who has impressed following his £12m move from Atalanta.
  • Southampton youngster Harrison Reed is ready to consider his future this summer after failing to break into Claude Puel’s plans.
  • Jerome Boateng’s future at Bayern Munich is up for debate in the German press after the player was omitted from the starting line-up for their DFB Cup semi-final against Borussia Dortmund.
  • West Brom have been told that Napoli striker Duvan Zapata will cost them a club record fee. The Serie A side have slapped a £16m price-tag on his head.
  • Watford striker Troy Deeney, 28, is considering a summer move away from the club, with West Brom weighing up making a bid.
  • Shanghai SIPG attacking midfielder Oscar, 25, will receive a Premier League winners’ medal if his former club Chelsea claim the title.
  • Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed defender Mamadou Sakho will miss the club’s final two league games against Hull and Manchester United with a knee injury.
  • Sunderland manager David Moyes has requested a personal hearing following his FA charge for comments made to a reporter.
  • Everton boss Ronald Koeman says Ross Barkley has one more week to decide his future at Goodison Park.
  • Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra has returned to full training, a month after being injured in a bomb attack on the German club’s team bus.
  • The funeral of former England defender Ugo Ehiogu has taken place in London. The 44-year-old, Tottenham’s Under-23s coach, died in hospital last month after collapsing at the club’s training ground. He suffered a cardiac arrest.
  • Relegated Middlesbrough have offered a trial to 19-year-old Luxembourg defender Enes Mahmutovic.
  • Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has played down reports linking England Under-21 forward Dominic Solanke with a move to Parkhead. Solanke has failed to agree a new deal with Chelsea and looks set to leave in the summer.
  • And the Scottish champions are willing to pay Manchester City £500,000 to sign forward Patrick Roberts, 20, on loan for another season.
  • Japanese side Gamba Osaka have been fined and reprimanded after their supporters waved a flag bearing a symbol similar to a Nazi SS insignia.

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