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The Transfer Show's Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol round up the latest transfer news from all 20 Premier League clubs

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

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Paris Saint-Germain have opened contract talks with Kylian Mbappe in a desperate attempt to keep him at the club beyond the summer.

Ralf Rangnick has urged his underperforming Manchester United players to start delivering home truths to each other like Cristiano Ronaldo.

Kylian Mbappe scored twice during PSG's victory
Image: Kylian Mbappe's PSG contract is under discussion again

Antonio Conte stopped short of offering any guarantees over his future at Tottenham Hotspur, twice declining to assure supporters that he will be at the club beyond the next two transfer windows.

Steven Gerrard has vowed to get "statement signing" Philippe Coutinho smiling again to propel Aston Villa back into European contention.

THE SUN

Dusan Vlahovic might end up staying at Fiorentina this month because clubs are struggling to find the £58m needed to sign the in-demand striker.

Cristiano Ronaldo might miss Manchester United's clash with Aston Villa after leaving training early on Friday with a thigh injury.

Reports in Italy have suggested Inter Milan boss Simone Inzaghi has started intensive English language classes and could become Manchester United's next boss.

Cristiano Ronaldo is reported to be "baffled" by his Manchester United team-mates' poor attitude towards training.

Arsenal target Arthur Melo is ready to fly into London after Juventus made the decision to let him leave the club on loan.

Sunderland want a reunion with striker Jermain Defoe, now a free agent after leaving Rangers earlier this week.

BIRKENHEAD, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Rangers' Jermain Defoe in action during a pre-season friendly between Tranmere Rovers and Rangers at Prenton Park, on July 10, 2021, in Birkenhead, England. (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)
Image: Jermain Defoe is without a club after leaving Rangers

Flamengo have made an opening offer of around £8m for Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira.

Ralf Rangnick has urged Donny van de Beek to snub a winter move away from Manchester United.

DAILY MAIL

Erling Haaland has put Premier League clubs on alert after revealing Borussia Dortmund are pushing him to make a decision over his future.

Marseille and Senegal midfielder Pape Gueye has been banned from all football pending an investigation into the mysterious circumstances of his move to the French club from Watford in 2020.

Antonio Conte has removed Tanguy Ndombele from his first-team training plans and ordered the midfielder to work on his own.

Former Burnley owner Mike Garlick could regain control of the club if Sean Dyche's side fail to avoid relegation to the Sky Bet Championship because of a clause in the deal which saw him sell up 13 months ago.

Jurgen Klopp hopes goalkeeper Loris Karius will be able to find himself a new club and leave Anfield this month.

Ralf Rangnick turned up for work at Manchester United on Tuesday and turned straight around again after apparently forgetting he had given his players the day off.

Erling Haaland celebrates his late intervention
Image: Erling Haaland says Borussia Dortmund are pushing him to make a decision over his future

Newcastle are determined not to shatter the club's wage structure despite the Saudi riches that have seen Kieran Trippier and Chris Wood arrive for combined fees of £37m this month.

The FA are planning to re-lay all the pitches at England's World Cup training base in Qatar to ensure the turf matches that at the tournament's eight stadia.

Barcelona dangerman Memphis Depay could be heading for the exit just six months after the Netherlands striker joined the club, according to reports.

Eddie Howe says fantasy signings will have to wait at Newcastle as he builds a team of fighters to keep them in the Premier League.

DAILY STAR

Newcastle and Watford are battling it out for the signature of highly-rated Nantes forward Ludovic Blas.

DAILY MIRROR

Manchester City have reportedly turned their attentions to Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior, after suffering a setback in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland.

Barcelona's Ronald Araujo reacts after Atletico's opener
Image: Barcelona's Ronald Araujo is a target for rivals Real Madrid

Sheffield United have told striker Lys Mousset he will have to lose weight to get back into their first-team plans.

Real Madrid are plotting a sensational swoop to sign defender Ronald Araujo from bitter rivals Barcelona after talks over a new contract failed to find agreement.

Ralf Rangnick has quickly gained an unwanted reputation at Manchester United and is unpopular in the dressing room.

THE TIMES

The Premier League's powerful audit and remuneration committee, for a long time headed by Bruce Buck, the Chelsea chairman, has been split into three new committees.

Richard Thompson, the chairman of Surrey, has emerged as the clear leader in the contest to become the next chairman of the ECB.

DAILY RECORD

Determined Hearts are reportedly ready to hold out for £500,000 plus "significant" add-ons to let star defender John Souttar join Rangers now.

John Souttar has been in good form for Hearts this term
Image: Hearts are reportedly ready to hold out for £500,000 plus 'significant' add-ons to let John Souttar join Rangers now

Rangers are still weighing up a decision whether to stump up a transfer fee to Hearts for defender John Souttar to secure his signature this month.

Celtic's Osaze Urhoghide is stalling on a loan move to Dundee.

Aberdeen are set to hold talks with St Johnstone goalkeeper Zander Clark over a pre-contract move in the summer.

SCOTTISH SUN

Rangers starlet Stephen Kelly says Manchester United icon Paul Scholes sold him on his Salford City loan move.

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