Manchester City are set to pay da 450m for Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi £ 450m as part of their five-year plan that will eventually lead to a move to New York City FC, according to Sport (via Daily Star).
Barcelona will have to pay £ 12m if they want to cancel the contract of 33-year-old Uruguay international Luis Suarez. (Goal)
The Mirror reports that Tottenham have tried to interfere in Manchester United’s plans to sign 23-year-old Netherlands and Ajax striker Donny van de Beek.
Manchester United are in talks with Aston Villa over a deal to sign 24-year-old England international Jack Grealish. (Mail)
Manchester United have joined Liverpool in the race to sign Bayern Munich’s Thiago Alcantara, 29. (Dagbladet TV, via Sun)
Leeds United are also interested in signing Udinese and Argentina striker Rodrigo de Paul but have been told the farashin 31m deal is worth 26 31m. (Guardian)
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Tottenham and Newcastle want to sign Bournemouth and Norway striker Josh King, 28. (Chronicle)
Valencia want to sign 21-year-old Arsenal and France international Matteo Guendouzi. (Super Deporte – in Spanish)
Barcelona and Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal, 33, could return to his former club Juventus. (Goal)
Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte wants to sign 29-year-old Frenchman N’Golo Kante from Chelsea. (Football Italia)
West Ham and France striker Sebastien Haller, 26, has turned down an offer from Hertha BSC. (90 mins)