All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s national papers…
Jesse Lingard is in talks with Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Newcastle as he prepares to leave Manchester United as a free agent this summer.
Chelsea’s two failed bidders believe Jim Ratcliffe will become a serious player in the race to buy the club if Todd Boehly’s £3.5billion deal collapses, although the richest man of Great Britain has been told that it is not being considered.
Tottenham watched Villarreal defender Pau Torres on Tuesday night during their side’s Champions League loss to Liverpool.
Former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits he enjoyed his two-season stint in the Premier League as it allowed him to silence his ‘enemies’.
Arsenal may have to shell out £63m if they want to make a bid for Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby.
Andy Murray remains fully fit at the age of 34 with help from an unlikely source – former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro.
Tottenham’s hopes of signing Paulo Dybala have been dashed after the player’s agent confirmed the striker hasn’t agreed a deal with Inter Milan.
New Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has reportedly put Inter Milan right-back Denzel Dumfries at the top of his preferences.
Barcelona are preparing to launch a move for Leeds United winger Raphinha in the not-too-distant future whether or not the Yorkshire side are successful in securing Premier League survival, according to reports.
Liverpool have reportedly “held talks” with Monaco over the prospect of signing Aurelien Tchouameni, but face stiff competition from Real Madrid for the much-loved French midfielder.
Ansu Fati has revealed he doesn’t want to leave Barcelona despite being linked with a Camp Nou departure.
THE TELEGRAPH OF THE DAY
The £1.6billion standoff between Roman Abramovich and ministers could be unblocked by a Brexit-style backstop allowing the sale of Chelsea to go through in time.
Fulham are interested in Welsh striker Rabbi Matondo as they plan their summer transfer window ahead of a return to the Premier League.
Mainz winger Jean-Paul Boetius is wanted by Watford, Norwich and Middlesbrough on a free Bosman transfer this summer.
Wolves striker Connor Ronan is wanted by three Scottish clubs after his loan move to St Mirren.
Chelsea fear N’Golo Kante and Jorginho could leave in a mass exodus of players as the takeover reaches a critical point.
Manchester United face a battle to keep Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford.
Jose Mourinho is planning another English raid by targeting Aaron Wan-Bissaka at former club Manchester United.
Chelsea wonderkids Armando Broja and Levi Colwill are waiting for the club’s future before they can settle theirs.
Eddie Nketiah is Crystal Palace’s top target – with PSV midfielder Ibrahim Sangare also high on Patrick Vieira’s summer wishlist.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba wants to join Paris Saint-Germain this summer, according to reports.
RB Leipzig star Christopher Nkunku wants to leave the Bundesliga outfit this summer amid interest from the Premier League.
Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen is reportedly looking for a home in Barcelona ahead of a move to the Spanish giants.
Paris Saint-Germain will have to reduce their wage bill with Ligue 1 proposals intended to target exorbitant spending by the champions.