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Newcastle to open talks for Julian Draxler while Nottingham Forest want to sign Aaron Ramsey - Paper Talk

Plus: Cristiano Ronaldo is heading back to the United Kingdom and set to have face-to-face talks with new Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag for the first time; Jules Kounde has agreed a four-year deal to join Barcelona from Sevilla; Tottenham have made a move for Roma's Niccolo Zainolo

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

THE SUN

Newcastle United are set to open talks with Paris Saint-Germain over Germany midfielder Julian Draxler, who could be available for in excess of £17m.

Nottingham Forest are set to continue their busy summer of recruitment by signing Aaron Ramsey once his contract with Juventus is terminated.

Steve Cooper is also keen on bringing Stuttgart midfielder Orel Mangala to Nottingham Forest.

Paris Saint-Germain's Julian Draxler is a reported target for Newcastle
Image: Paris Saint-Germain's Julian Draxler is a reported target for Newcastle

Cristiano Ronaldo is heading back to the United Kingdom and set to have face-to-face talks with new Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag for the first time in the coming days in which he will ask to leave the club immediately.

Leeds United and Everton have been offered the chance to sign Paris Saint-Germain defender Layvin Kurzawa.

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Alexis Sanchez is considering a shock move to Ligue 1 with Marseille with Inter Milan keen to get his wages off their books.

Dani Alves is continuing his professional career with Mexican side UNAM Pumas.

Ipswich agreed a £1m fee with Leeds to bring left-back Leif Davies to Portman Road.

Wales have been slapped with a £12,894 fine by FIFA for letting off flares during June's play-off final triumph over Ukraine.

THE TIMES

Jules Kounde has agreed a four-year deal to join Barcelona from Sevilla and send Chelsea back to the drawing board in their search for a centre-back.

Jules Kounde during a La Liga match against Real Madrid
Image: Jules Kounde has reportedly signed a four-year contract with Barcelona

DAILY STAR

Cesc Fabregas is set to announce his next move, with Serie B side Como favourites to sign the former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Sergio Garcia has decided not to give up his DP World Tour membership to keep his hopes of playing future Ryder Cups alive despite his move to the LIV Golf Series.

Donald Trump and Henrik Stenson face protests from 9/11 families ahead of the next LIV Golf event at Trump's Bedminster course.

Rugby union has been warned it must change to protect its players "otherwise the sport will die after more than 185 players launched legal proceedings against World Rugby, the Rugby Football Union and the Welsh Rugby Union.

DAILY MIRROR

Chelsea's late move for RB Leipzig defender Nordi Mukiele looks doomed with the Frenchman set to return home to Paris Saint-Germain.

Nordi Mukiele is expected to leave RB Leipzig this summer
Image: RB Leipzig defender Nordi Mukiele is expected to join PSG this summer

Diego Costa could be lining up against Manchester United this weekend as he closes on a move to Rayo Vallecano, who will be Erik ten Hag's first Old Trafford opponents.

Seven players have withdrawn from Manly Sea Eagles' NRL squad to face Sydney Roosters this weekend in protest at having to wear the club's inclusive pride kit.

Leicester will resist all attempts from Newcastle to try and grab £50m-rated England winger Harvey Barnes.

DAILY MAIL

Chelsea are struggling to find buyers for players they no longer want who cost them more than £180m and are draining the club of £700,000-a-week in wages.

Tottenham have made a move to sign Roma forward Niccolo Zainolo according to reports in Italy, but they will face competition from Juventus.

Erik ten Hag dropped an unnamed player from one of Manchester United's tour games after he was twice late for team meetings.

Erik ten Hag
Image: New Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag is making his mark at Old Trafford

Bernd Leno is close to finalising his protracted move to Fulham for £8m after Arsenal dropped their £12m asking price for the goalkeeper.

Leicester will consider offers for captain Kasper Schmeichel, who is out of contract next summer, with French club Nice preparing a bid.

Southampton have made a late move for Manchester City winger Sam Edozie, who had been expected to join Bayer Leverkusen for £5m.

Brighton winger Reda Khadra is joining Sheffield United on loan and could make his debut against Watford on Monday.

DAILY RECORD

Hibs are being linked with a move for Nacional defender Joaquin Sosa, a Uruguay youth international who is currently on loan with Liverpool Montevideo.

Dundee United are set to add another Australian to their squad with left-back Aziz Behich closing on a move to Tannadice.

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