Manchester City tell Ilkay Gundogan he is free to find another club this summer - Paper Talk

Plus: Robert Lewandowski has heart set on Barcelona move amid interest from Chelsea; Gareth Bale could be set for a permanent return to the Premier League; Sol Campbell emerges as leading contender to become QPR manager; Newcastle stepping up Dean Henderson interest

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All the top stories and transfer rumours from Tuesday's national newspapers...


Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan is set to leave the club this summer.

Arsenal loanee William Saliba admits he 'doesn't know' whether he will be playing at the Emirates next season.

Sol Campbell has emerged as a leading contender to succeed Mark Warburton' as the next QPR manager.

Southend United manager Sol Campbell gestures on the touchline during the Sky Bet League One match at Roots Hall, Southend.

West Ham want to reward Jarrod Bowen with a new contract which will likely see the impending England international double his wages.

Crystal Palace are planning on staying at a secret location outside of Merseyside ahead of Thursday's clash at Everton to avoid being woken up in the middle of the night by fireworks.

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Harry Kane has dropped a hint about his future by revealing he is looking forward to working with Antonio Conte next season.

Jurrien Timber is set to follow Erik ten Hag to Manchester United with the Ajax star rejecting a move to Bayern Munich.

Newcastle are reportedly stepping up their interest in Man United keeper Dean Henderson.

Giorgio Chiellini was given a standing ovation by Juventus fans as he bade an emotional farewell to the club.

Benoit Badiashile says he has had 'contact' with Premier League clubs amid speculation of a summer move.

The pandemic and rise in living costs has led to 2,600 grassroots clubs folding in the past 12 months, a report has found.

Lionel Messi could be on his way back to Barcelona after his father Jorge dropped a huge hint on his future.


According to reports in Brazil, Richarlison will look to leave Everton at the end of this season, with the Toffees battling against the drop.

Robert Lewandowski has his heart set on a move to Barcelona despite interest from Chelsea.

Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring his Bayern Munich's opening goal vs Villarreal

Sheffield United footballer Sander Berge had jewellery worth £100,000 stolen from his house - just a day before scoring in the Championship play-off semi-final.

Arsenal have received a major transfer boost with Borussia Dortmund star Manuel Akanji set to leave the Signal Iduna Park this summer.


Manchester United are understood to be showing 'serious interest' in Darwin Nunez with a 'firm expectation' that he will move this summer.


Inter Milan star Ivan Perisic has made his wish to receive a contract offer from a Premier League club clear as his current deal at the San Siro approaches its expiration. The Croatian has spent seven years at Inter.

Gareth Bale could make a permanent Premier League return this summer after his agent confirmed he will leave Real Madrid on a free transfer once his contract expires next month. Tottenham and Manchester United are on alert.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba could indirectly benefit the club's Premier League rivals, Chelsea and Liverpool, by joining Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer this summer.

Manchester United reportedly want Erik ten Hag to make a decision on the likes of Marcus Rashford, Eric Bailly and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.


Jack Nicklaus reveals he turned down two offers in excess of $100m to be the face of the Saudi rebel tour.

The ATP has risked infuriating the world's leading male players by ignoring calls to strip ranking points from LTA-run events this summer.


Kylian Mbappe has agreed personal terms with Real Madrid ahead of a possible free transfer. The contract has not been signed yet though.

Kylian Mbappe says he will not be departing the Parc des Princes next month


Brentford lead the race to sign Aaron Hickey for around £13m.

Erik ten Hag has said he wants Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Manchester United next season.

Rassie Erasmus will be barred from operating as a water carrier under new World Rugby rules designed to prevent some of the incidents that scarred the British & Irish Lions series.

Matthew Mott, the Australian women's head coach, is the surprise choice to lead the England men's limited-overs teams - and his appointment could be confirmed as soon as Wednesday.


Gordon Strachan's son Gavin is favourite for the Dundee job as the Celtic coach leads the race for the Dens Park hotseat.


Hibs hero Darren McGregor is ready to call time on his career early in a bid to prolong his association with his boyhood club.

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