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Man Utd rejected Barcelona request for Harry Maguire swap included in Frenkie de Jong deal - Paper Talk

Plus: Arsenal have agreed terms with Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus; Liverpool are confident they will be able to sign Jude Bellingham next summer; Erik ten Hag is unlikely to have more than £100m to spend on new signings unless players are sold

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

THE SUN

Manchester United have rejected a sensational request from Barcelona for England defender Harry Maguire to be included in any deal to sign midfielder Frenkie de Jong.

Liverpool are confident they will be able to sign Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham next summer.

Tottenham have opened talks with RB Leipzig over a deal to sign defender Josko Gvardiol, but will face competition from Chelsea and Manchester United.

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The Athletic's Sam Lee breaks down the various tasks new Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag must complete with the club, saying the Dutch coach has a 'big job on his hands' to turn them around.

Erik ten Hag is unlikely to have more than £100m to spend on new signings ahead of his first official day in charge of Manchester United unless players are sold.

Newcastle are reportedly considering a move for Porto winger Pepe as part of their summer spending spree.

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Fulham hope to conclude a deal to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Palhinha in the next 72 hours after snatching him from under the nose of Wolves.

UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin has told Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola to stop moaning about fixture pile-ups and says there should only be one domestic cup to ease congestion.

Neil Etheridge's future at Birmingham City is in question over a clause in his contract which will give him an automatic pay rise if he plays a handful more games.

Preston star Connor Ripley is set to quit the club and join Morecambe on a free transfer.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Manchester United are nearing the first signing of the Erik ten Hag era with negotiations for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong on the verge of a £69m agreement.

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Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, and The Athletic's Sam Lee outlines what he will bring to Mikel Arteta's side.

Arsenal have agreed terms with Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and the £45m signing could be confirmed as soon as Monday.

Matthew Wolff will become the latest young PGA Tour player to switch to LIV Golf, where he will also be joined by leading Spanish amateur Eugenio Chacarra.

Two high-profile tennis coaches are under investigation by the WTA Tour for engaging in unprofessional, potentially abusive, relationships with their players.

DAILY MAIL

Neymar is reportedly considering leaving PSG this summer after five years at the club.

Juventus have turned down a bid from Chelsea for Matthijs de Ligt, according to reports, despite both Timo Werner and Christian Pulisic being offered to them.

Nottingham Forest are planning to make a move for Arsenal's versatile defender or midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles.

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Sadio Mane's representative has rejected claims his move to Bayern Munich was down to salary demands and says talk that his wages at Liverpool were low are false.

Fulham are closing on an £11m deal to sign Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira.

Paulo Dybala 'must be seized' by Inter Milan if there is 'any chance' of doing so, according to club legend Diego Milito.

THE GUARDIAN

England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan is considering his future as an international cricketer because of concerns over his form and fitness.

Fernandinho is set to return to Brazil and sign a two-year deal with Atletico Paranaense.

West Ham have approached Villarreal about signing Arnaut Danjuma, but they could face stiff competition for the Netherlands forward's signature.

EVENING STANDARD

Everton striker Richarlison has told friends he wants to leave the club and sign for Tottenham this summer.

DAILY STAR

Chelsea could be set to land Barcelona flop Ousmane Dembele on a free when his contract expires next week.

Manchester City star Bernardo Silva has offered himself to Barcelona, according to reports.

DAILY MIRROR

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Manchester United's final game of the season against Crystal Palace
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Manchester United could hand the captaincy to Cristiano Ronaldo this season as part of a newly-installed leadership group under boss Erik ten Hag.

DAILY EXPRESS

Newcastle will make an offer of a "significant sum" to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen according to a report in Italy.

Leeds United are ready to battle Newcastle United for the signing of Strasbourg defender Gerzino Nyamsi.

THE TIMES

Erik ten Hag, the Manchester United manager, wants the club to have signed midfielder Frenkie de Jong by the end of the week.

Celtic will seek at least £15m if Atletico Madrid firm up their interest in signing the Croatian international right back, Josip Juranovic.

The Barmy Army sent out a message to England fans to curb their behaviour at Tests after some spectators were ejected from the ground for fighting on Sunday.

Australia seam bowler Peter Siddle is giving tips to England's women on bowling with the Dukes ball ahead of their Test match against South Africa.

DAILY RECORD

Sunderland are planning to make a huge contract offer to Ross Stewart to try and fend off interest from Rangers in the prolific striker.

Celtic have set their sights on a deal to bring teenage winger Darragh Burns to the club from St Patrick's Athletic.

Ange Postecoglou seems set to miss out on one of his summer transfer targets with Mohanad Jeanze admitting he is likely to stay at Hammarby rather than join Celtic.

Tom Lawrence is the latest striker to be linked with Rangers as they seek to boost their options up front.

THE SCOTTISH SUN

Hibs star Kevin Nisbet has been given the green light to step up his recovery from a cruciate ligament injury.

Celtic have been handed a boost in their quest to sign Vinicius Souza.

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