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Arsenal are interested in signing Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, but the Gunners will not meet the £78.8m release clause in the Argentine’s contract in Naples.
Middlesbrough hope to land Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas, according to the player’s representative.
Roma want to take Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny back on loan next season.
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Man Utd must offer Paul Pogba the opportunity to be part of a “project” at Old Trafford if they wish to persuade the Frenchman to join the Red Devils next season, according to the Juventus playmaker’s representative.
New Man City head coach Pep Guardiola has confirmed the club will not be signing Torino right-back Bruno Peres this summer.
Man City are happy to let Aleksandar Kolarov and Pablo Zabaleta leave the Etihad this summer, although not before replacements have been found for both full backs, according to reports in the British press.
Blackburn Rovers defender Grant Hanley is keen to join Newcastle United, despite the Championship club having already rejected two offers for the player from the Magpies.
Sunderland have been given a boost in their pursuit of West Ham forward Diafra Sakho, with the Hammers understood to be nearing a deal for Milan frontman Carlos Bacca.
Sunderland want a “swift resolution’ to The FA’s talks with Sam Allardyce after revealing they have given the governing body permission to speak to their manager.
Marseille will switch their focus to Aston Villa midfielder Carlos Sanchez after failing to land the Colombian’s team-mate Idrissa Gana.
EXPRESS & STAR
Wolves boss Kenny Jackett claims he is worried by the Championship club’s lack of activity so far in the summer transfer window.
Barnsley may return with an improved offer for Walsall frontman Tom Bradshaw, says manager Paul Heckingbottom.
Stoke have lodged a big-money offer with Juventus for midfielder Mario Lamina, according to reports in Italy.
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Hull boss Steve Bruce has confirmed that Bordeaux defender Lamine Sane is on the Tigers’ wish list this summer.
Contrary to reports in the French press, Leicester have not agreed to sell holding midfielder N’Golo Kante to Chelsea for £29m.
Celtic are interested in signing Nottingham Forest forward Lars Veldwijk for next season.
Brighton midfielder Jake Forster-Caskey will reject the chance to join Rotherham.
Sheffield United may join Rotherham in the battle to sign out-of-favour Brighton midfielder Jake Forster-Caskey.