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West Ham interested in signing Arsenal's Emile Smith Rowe as part of any Declan Rice deal - Paper Talk

Plus: Chelsea reportedly have an agreement in principle with Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana; Harry Maguire is believed to want to stay and fight for his place at Manchester United next season; Rangers have stepped up their pursuit of Atalanta hitman Sam Lammers

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Declan Rice has his heart set on a move to Arsenal, but West Ham are believed to be interested in the idea of a deal involving Emile Smith Rowe moving the opposite way.

Arsenal are reportedly preparing to hijack Ange Postecoglou's first transfer target as Tottenham boss in the form of Galatasaray defender Victor Nelsson.

Arsenal are interested in signing Chelsea's Kai Havertz, according to reports.


Manchester United and Tottenham are said to be in agreement that Brentford's £40m asking price for David Raya is too high with both clubs reportedly willing to walk away from negotiations.

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Chelsea reportedly have an agreement in principle on personal terms with Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana.

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe may not be able to sign all the players he wants this summer with his summer budget reportedly cut down to just £75m, despite leading the club to Champions League qualification.

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has admitted he is 'contemplating' as talk grows over his future.

Chelsea could be forced to rue a missed transfer opportunity this summer, with Callum Hudson-Odoi reportedly poised to leave for a bargain fee.

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The Sun's Charlie Wyatt reflects on the enormous contract offered to Chelsea's N'Golo Kante as he prepares to play his football in Saudi Arabia


Harry Maguire is believed to want to stay and fight for his place at Manchester United next season, with the club captain hoping to regain his starting place amid interest from Tottenham.

The Besiktas club president has taken a dig at Dele Alli after confirming he won't be returning to the club next season.

John Arne Riise came out of retirement to feature for Avaldsnes in the Norwegian fifth tier on Thursday.

Al-Ahli are ready to offer Riyad Mahrez a contract worth around £40m-a-year plus bonuses to leave Manchester City this summer.


West Ham will open talks with Europa Conference League match winner Jarod Bowen over extending his contract.

Chelsea are expected to face competition from Real Madrid in their pursuit of Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez.

Ajax are demanding £45m for Edson Alvarez, who has emerged as a target for West Ham as they line up replacements for Declan Rice.

Everton have offered new deals for Seamus Coleman and Tom Davies.

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Image: James Maddison has been linked with a move to Newcastle or Tottenham

Tottenham are battling with Newcastle to sign James Maddison from relegated-Leicester City.

Petr Cech has joined the third tier of ice hockey team Oxford City Stars as their goaltender for the 203-24 season.

WSL clubs feel England players were bullied by the Football Association into accepting a meet-up date for the World Cup of June 19.


Chelsea are facing a dilemma over the future of Kai Havertz after setting what the clubs interested in signing him believe is an unrealistic asking price for the forward.

England's preparations for the Women's World Cup have received a boost after an agreement was reached that allows players to start a pre-tournament camp on Monday week, as requested by Sarina Wiegman.


Former professional footballers are almost three and a half times more likely to be diagnosed with dementia than the general population, according to a study commissioned by the Football Association and Professional Footballers' Association.


Troy Deeney has revealed he had threatened to 'injure every player' at Watford as he pushed for a move away from the club in 2016.

Cristiano Ronaldo has sensationally been left out of Opta's Saudi Pro League team of the season after a mixed debut season playing in the Middle East.

Ross Barkley is searching for yet another place to call home after being released by Nice - just a year after having his contract terminated at Chelsea.


Newcastle are weighing up whether to make a move for Tottenham target Samuel Chukwueze.


Daniel Levy has hit back at suggestions Tottenham have not backed their managers.


Rangers have stepped up their pursuit of Atalanta striker Sam Lammers.

Aberdeen are closing in on Croatian attacking midfielder Tonio Teklic.


Ange Postecoglou's bid to take Celtic coaches John Kennedy and Gavin Strachan to Tottenham Hotspur with him is hanging in the balance.

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