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May 21, 2019

What the papers say Bayern Munich have set their sights on Manchester City’s Leroy Sane and seem confident of securing the 23-year-old’s signature in the summer, the Mirror reports. The Bundesliga side have increased their interest in the attacking midfielder as they search for replacements for Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben.

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May 20, 2019

What the papers say After winning the domestic treble, Manchester City appear ready to hand boss Pep Guardiola a bumper deal to keep him at the club for at least the next five years. According to the Sun, the 48-year-old – who still has two years remaining on his current contract – could see his annual salary rise from £15million to £20million.

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May 17, 2019

What the papers say Real Madrid are going to test Liverpool this summer with a huge bid for Mohamed Salah, the Metro reports. The Reds forward is reportedly on Zinedine Zidane’s shopping list following his 22-goal Premier League campaign. No figure has emerged yet, but the 26-year-old Egyptian, whose Anfield contract runs until 2023, is said to have a value in excess of £100million.

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May 15, 2019

What the papers say The future of Alexis Sanchez could be away from Manchester United, but the Old Trafford club may still be forced to pay for the Chilean next season, the Daily Mirror reports. Sanchez, who has struggled for goals since moving from Arsenal, could switch to Inter Milan over the summer, but the paper reports a loan deal is the most likely prospect which would see United paying half his £500,000-a-week wages.

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May 14, 2019

What the papers say Gareth Bale could be returning to Tottenham as part of a loan deal as doubts grow over the Wales international’s future at Real Madrid, the Sun says. It is thought the 29-year-old has fallen out of favour with boss Zinedine Zidane, with the Spanish giants said to have now offered the £600,000-a-week star a cut-price £10million season-long loan at his former club.

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May 13, 2019

What the papers say With Eden Hazard yet to publicly announce his decision on his Chelsea future, the club are keeping tabs on Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho, the Mirror reports. Rumours continue to swirl around links between Hazard and Real Madrid, and should the 28-year-old opt to walk away from Stamford Bridge, the Blues could look to Coutinho as a replacement, the paper says.

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May 10, 2019

What the papers say Danny Rose, who helped his Tottenham side secure a spot in the Champions League final, is being eyed up by Paris St Germain according to the Daily Mirror. The paper says that Rose, who has 26 England caps, could leave Spurs if clubs offer the right price.

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May 9, 2019

What the papers say Andre Gomes has been a regular for Everton this season after signing for the Toffees on a season-long loan from Barcelona, but the Goodison Park side will struggle to make the deal permanent, according to the Sun. Arsenal are said to be interested in the midfielder, alongside Roma and Inter Milan.

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May 8, 2019

What the papers say The future of Eden Hazard at Chelsea is subject of speculation, with Spanish media reporting the Belgian is considering handing in a transfer request to force a move to Real Madrid, while the Daily Mirror reports the Stamford Bridge side have already rebuffed a £100m offer. Hazard only has one year left on his contract and could leave for nothing in 12 months.

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May 7, 2019

What the papers say Paul Pogba is interested in a move away from Manchester over the summer, with Real Madrid leading the race to sign the midfielder, reports the Daily Telegraph. Any switch would rely heavily on Manchester United lowering their £160million valuation of the 26-year-old, the paper adds.

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May 6, 2019

What the papers say Jose Mourinho could take over the reins at Celtic, according to the Daily Mail. The Ladbrokes Premiership champions are looking for a permanent manager after Brendan Rodgers left to join Leicester and have set their sights on the self-proclaimed Special One, with Roma and Lyon also looking to sign the Portuguese.

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May 3, 2019

What the papers say Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon would reportedly be happy to join Tottenham in the summer. According to the Mail, the 18-year-old is keen to stay in the Premier League despite interest from Paris St Germain and Juventus. With a year remaining on his current contract, he could sell for £35million at the end of the campaign.

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May 2, 2019

What the papers say Christian Eriksen‘s future is a hot topic in the papers amid reports Real Madrid have already reached a verbal agreement to sign the Tottenham midfielder. The Daily Mirror says Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is expected to demand a fee of up to 150million euros (£129million) for the 27-year-old. According to The Sun, however, the Spanish giants are willing to wait until 2020 to land the playmaker on a free transfer.

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May 1, 2019

What the papers say Manchester City have calmed their interest in Leicester and England defender Ben Chilwell, after the 22-year-old became subject of rumours he would leave the King Power in the summer. The Manchester Evening News reports Pep Guardiola is happy with his current options in the position of Benjamin Mendy and Oleksandr Zinchenko.

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April 30, 2019

What the papers say Paris St Germain have made David De Gea one of their top targets this summer and will offer him a bumper package to entice him away from Manchester United, the Daily Star reports. The paper says PSG are willing to double his wages and give him a long-term deal worth £450,000-a-week. The Spaniard’s current deal at United runs out next June and he has yet to agree a new contract.

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April 29, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United have reportedly joined the race for £60million-rated Lille forward Nicolas Pepe. The Daily Express says United scouts have been sent to watch the Ivory Coast international as they plan for the potential departure of Romelu Lukaku. The 23-year-old is also said to be a target for Liverpool, while he has reportedly caught the eye of the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal, Paris St Germain and Inter Milan.

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April 26, 2019

What the papers say Marcus Rashford could be heading for Barcelona as the Spanish giants line up a £100million move for the Manchester United forward, the Daily Mail says. With just one year remaining on his current contract, it remains to be seen whether the 21-year-old will commit to a future at Old Trafford, with the Red Devils said to be considering a £300,000-a-week offer for the England international.

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April 25, 2019

What the papers say Tottenham are pondering their next move as Christian Eriksen’s contract negotiations leave the club facing a difficult decision, the Mirror reports. Spurs look to have two choices: either sell one of their best midfielders this summer, or allow the remainder of his contract to run down if he will not agree to a new one and risk losing him for nothing next season, the paper says. Real Madrid and Inter Milan are both said to interested in the 27-year-old.

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April 24, 2019

What the papers say Wage demands could become a sticking point in negotiations between Ander Herrera and Manchester United. According to the Mirror, the 29-year-old is said to want £200,000 a week, more than double his current salary, but United are working around figures of £125,000 a week. The Spaniard’s contract ends in the summer but it is thought United bosses are keen to keep the midfielder at Old Trafford for at least three more years.

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April 23, 2019

What the papers say Atletico Madrid and Napoli are keeping tabs on Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier, the Express says. It comes amid reports that Spurs could look to bolster their full-back options in the summer, leaving a question mark over Trippier’s long-term future at the club. The race could really hot up at the end of the campaign, however, with Manchester United and Everton also said to be interested in the £40million-rated 28-year-old.

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