Manchester United are looking to make a £120million move for Paulo Dybala if Romelu Lukaku leaves in the summer, The Sun reports.
The Argentinian Juventus star has impressed Old Trafford scouts, and has been identified as a player who could help United challenge for the Premier League title, the paper claims.
Juventus are reportedly reluctant to sell the 25-year-old but could be tempted if an offer around the £120million mark came in.
Manchester City could be in for a £15million windfall if Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho becomes a £100 million footballer this summer, according to The Sun.
The club cashed in on the 18-year-old in 2017 and negotiated a 15 per cent sell-on clause into the deal, the paper says, with Manchester United now said to be interested in him.
City would also have the opportunity to match any bid which meets Borussia Dortmund’s asking price, it adds.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is reportedly eyeing up Germany’s Matthias Ginter.
The Daily Mirror says reports in the Italian media indicate the Reds manager has been monitoring the defender’s career after previously buying him while in charge at Dortmund.
Ginter, who moved to Borussia Monchengladbach in 2017, is said to be a potential target as a defensive partner for Virgil van Dijk, the paper adds.
Arsenal have contacted Benfica about signing striker Luka Jovic, according to reports.
The Sun says reports in Spain suggest the 21-year-old, who is currently on loan with German side Eintracht Frankfurt, has caught the eye of Unai Emery.
Chelsea and Real Madrid are also said to be interested in the youngster.
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Wilfried Zaha: Bayern Munich have joined Borussia Dortmund in a transfer battle for the Crystal Palace star, according to Sky Sports News. Both Bundesliga sides are tracking the 26-year-old, with Dortmund looking for a potential replacement for Christian Pulisic, the site reports.
Taiwo Awoniyi: Schalke are ready to tempt Liverpool into selling the striker in the summer, the Liverpool Echo says. The Bundesliga side are monitoring the 21-year-old’s progress and have contacted Anfield with regards to making a permanent transfer, the paper says.
Ajax are interested in tempting Real Madrid to sell wonderkid Martin Odegaard this summer for close to €20 million, according to reports.
Odegaard, 20, has recorded a promising five goals and six assists in 21 Eredivise appearances this term while on loan at fifth-placed Vitesse Arnhem. These are the best figures recorded by the much-heralded Norway creator, who became the youngest player to represent Los Blancos in May 2015.
Radio Marca have stated this excellent return has piqued the interest of Dutch giants Ajax, who have cash to spend after the €75m sale of centre midfielder Frenkie de Jong to Barcelona. They have will have a tough time convincing his employers to take up the offer, however, because president Florentino Perez is an avowed fan and a contract renewal has been inked until 2021.
When asked about purported interest from Ajax by Voetbal International, the coveted €3m signing from Stromsgodset in January 2015 replied: “Nobody knows what can happen in the future.”
Odegaard has spent the last few seasons in the Netherlands. From January 2017-May 2018 he played for Heerenveen, prior to linking up with Vitesse.
Manchester United are preparing to fight Paris St Germain for Jadon Sancho, which could lead to the Borussia Dortmund winger becoming the first £100million English footballer, the Daily Telegraph claims.
The 18-year-old is the top summer forward target for both clubs after impressing following his £8million move to Dortmund in August 2017 and the Bundesliga leaders know interest from both clubs will drive his price higher, the paper says.
Tottenham are eyeing up a move for Notts County teenager Kion Etete, the Daily Mail reports.
The 17-year-old has had a week’s trial at the Premier League club and they will continue to monitor his progress in the coming weeks, the paper says.
Manchester rivals City and United, as well as Liverpool, are reportedly set for a transfer battle for Real Madrid’s Isco.
The Sun says reports in Italy suggest the Premier League rivals have all identified the Spaniard as a summer target, with Real president Florentino Perez ready to offload the 26-year-old at the end of the season.
Juventus are also said to be keen on the midfielder.
Bayern Munich are reportedly looking to launch a bid for 18-year-old Xavier Amaechi.
The Daily Mirror says the winger is one of the most highly regarded in the Arsenal academy, with Bayern among a host of clubs keeping tabs on him.
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Bernardo Silva: Manchester City are looking to reward the midfielder with a new six-year contract, according to Sky Sports News.
The 24-year-old has been on impressive form this season, and negotiations are reportedly close to being concluded on a £200,000-a-week deal to keep him at the Etihad until the end of the 2024-25 season.
Cengiz Under: Arsenal are monitoring the Roma winger, according to reports. Italian website Calciomercato claims the Premier League outfit have scouted the 21-year-old Turkey international multiple times in the past and are keen to sign him.