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Bayern Munich try to hijack Manchester United move for Mason Mount- Paper Talk

Plus: Arsenal have slapped a £35m asking price on USA striker Folarin Balogun and Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool will reportedly hold a meeting with the agents of Victor Osimhen in the next few days

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


Bayern Munich are stepping up their interest in Mason Mount and attempting to capitalise on Manchester United's struggle to agree a fee with Chelsea for the midfielder.

Tottenham have added Wolfsburg's Micky van de Ven to a shortlist which also includes Edmond Tapsoba of Bayer Leverkusen as they search for a new centre-back.


Jurgen Klopp is prepared to let Fabio Carvalho leave Liverpool on loan after the youngster faced a challenging first season at Anfield.

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Brazil legend Marcelo's son Enzo followed in his father's team-mate's footsteps, performing an elaborate Ronaldo 'Siuuu' celebration at his graduation ceremony!

Liverpool are weighing up a transfer move for Federico Chiesa with Juventus open to selling the Italy international forward this summer.

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Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana has changed his agent as speculation over a move to Manchester United intensifies.

Manchester City are seeking assurances from Declan Rice that he wants to join the club before launching a bid for the £100m-rated West Ham and England midfielder.

Jurrien Timber believes he has a verbal agreement with current club Ajax that will allow him to join Arsenal this summer.

Burnley boss Vincent Kompany is stepping up his interest in Valencia and Georgia goalkeeper Giorgi Mamardashvili, and also wants to sign Celtic strike Kyogo Furuhashi.

Manchester United are set to cash in on Eric Bailly, who is a target for Lazio but is also being offered to clubs in cash-rich Saudi Arabia.

Newcastle United have asked Sevilla to give them a firm price on their Morocco international striker Youssef En-Nesyri.

Crystal Palace will make a move for Leeds winger Wilfried Gnonto this summer if Wilfried Zaha decides to leave Selhurst Park.

Leeds United are keen to be the next club to take Manchester United winger Amad Diallo on loan.


Southampton are on the brink of signing 19-year-old former Chelsea right-back Derrick Abu.

Saudi Arabia's bid to take over sport has moved on to tennis as the head of the men's tour revealed he held talks with the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund.

Brighton are considering Ajax's Mohammed Kudus as a 'top target this summer'. It comes as the 22-year-old, who joined the Eredivisie side in 2020, will likely leave the club this summer, after rejecting a one-year contract extension with Ajax back in April.

Sandro Tonali is closing in on a £52m switch to Newcastle, with the final details being ironed out over a deal for the AC Milan star.

Manchester City want to bring PSG right-back Achraf Hakimi to the Etihad this summer and are prepared to pay a premium to secure his signature.

Roma are in talks with Leeds United over a double deal, with defender Rasmus Kristensen their latest target to go with last season's loanee Diego Llorente.

Brighton's summer recruitment plans include a request to talk to Ajax forward Mohammed Kudus.

Charlton Athletic are looking to add to their first summer signing, goalkeeper Harry Isted from Luton, by bringing in former Portsmouth midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe.

Tottenham will renew their efforts to sign Leicester forward James Maddison this week but are likely to still face competition from Newcastle for his services.


Manchester United are focusing on other midfield targets, with Brighton & Hove Albion's Moises Caicedo top of their list, after reaching an impasse in their attempts to sign Mason Mount.

Manchester City have offered to improve Bernardo Silva's contract in an attempt to convince him to stay at the Etihad Stadium.

Bernardo Silva could be on the move this summer
Image: Bernardo Silva could be on the move this summer

Newcastle United are looking into the possibility of developing the East Stand as part of a plan to extend the capacity of St James' Park.


Arsenal have slapped a £35m asking price on USA striker Folarin Balogun.

Folarin Balogun is the current Ligue 1 top goalscorer with 14 goals in 20 games
Image: Folarin Balogun scored 21 Ligue 1 goals last season

Liverpool have entered the race to sign Celta Vigo's Gabri Veiga, according to reports. The 21-year-old, dubbed "mini-Kaka" has been linked with Chelsea this summer.

Tottenham are interested in West Ham's Jarrod Bowen, according to reports. They are attempting to overhaul their bloated squad this summer under new boss Ange Postecoglou.

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The Sun's Charlie Wyett believes that Manchester Utd will sign Mason Mount as the player 'has his heart set on the club'

Manchester United are refusing to be held to ransom over a deal for Eintracht Frankfurt forward Randal Kolo Muani, who the Bundesliga club want £86m for.

Bournemouth are set to battle Crystal Palace for the signing of Peterborough defender Ronnie Edwards.

Everton could be forced to sell one of their big earners this week to balance the books at Goodison Park and ease Financial Fair Play pressure, with names including Jordan Pickford, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Amadou Onana potentially available for cut-price fees.

Manchester United stars will be put through a gruelling boot camp dubbed "hell week" by staff as boss Erik ten Hag is determined his team will not be beaten through a lack of fitness.

Fulham are looking into a deal to keep former Everton defender Yerry Mina in the Premier League.

Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow is a target for both Blackburn and Middlesbrough.

Sheffield United are attempting to snap up Ivory Coast goalscoring sensation Benie Traore, who plies his trade in Sweden with BK Hacken.

Millwall are pondering a bid for Huddersfield winger Josh Koroma who also has interest from League One champions Plymouth.


World Rugby hopes to secure agreement to extend the window for Test matches to be played each autumn during key meetings in London next week which could provide the "breakthrough moment" for a new world league competition.

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Stuart Pearce believes West Ham United's Declan Rice would find it difficult to turn down Manchester City were the Premier League champions to try to sign him this summer

England's hopes of getting back into the Ashes have been given a major boost with the MCC working on getting more pace into the Lord's pitch

Wrexham star Ben Tozer has joked that someone in the EFL is trying to "ruin his career" after the league confirmed it will ban the use of towels to dry footballs before long throw-ins, one of the tactics the Welsh side used regularly in their National League title success.


Manchester United are reportedly weighing up giving teenager Alejandro Garnacho the famous number seven shirt.

Kevin De Bruyne will miss the start of the new season due to his hamstring injury.

Sandro Tonali reportedly broke down in tears after learning he was being let go by AC Milan. The midfielder is expected to sign a six-year contract with Newcastle and will complete his medical in the next few days.

David de Gea is seeking further talks with Manchester United bosses about his future and remains hopeful of staying at the club.

Burkina Faso international Edward Tapsoba is set to become Tottenham's second signing of the summer with the Bayer Leverkusen defender close to completing a £25m move.

Lionel Messi is happy to continue his international career with Argentina but is considering a year off so he can concentrate on his new path in MLS with Inter Miami.


Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool will reportedly hold a meeting with the agents of Victor Osimhen in the next few days. The three clubs are set to speak to his representatives after it was claimed he has decided on a move to the Premier League.

Liverpool have reportedly held talks with the agents of Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard which could suggest they are in the market for a new right-back this summer.

Mason Mount's camp are in 'disbelief' after Chelsea rejected Manchester United's latest transfer bid, it has been claimed. The Blues turned down an offer worth £55m on Friday. However, there's still hope a deal will be concluded with the 24-year-old eager to leave Stamford Bridge for Old Trafford.

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Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is set for crunch talks to resolve his club future early next week. The Blues academy product has various offers away from Stamford Bridge as Mauricio Pochettino prepares for his first pre-season at the helm.

Premier League clubs such as Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester United may have the ideal investor ready and waiting to pump cash into the club with F1 ownership group Liberty Media insisting they have looked at all Premier League clubs as a potential investment opportunity.


Josh Maja is in demand this summer as he prepares to become a free agent - and Rangers could have the advantage in the signing race.

Brendan Rodgers is adamant Celtic are getting a better manager this time round than the one that won all seven domestic trophies available to him during his previous spell in Scotland.

Rangers are looking to add a fifth signing to their squad early next week, with Brighton forward Abdallah Sima closing on a loan move to Ibrox.


Brendan Rodgers was interviewed for an English Premier League job this summer before being appointed as Celtic boss, according to a report.

Scottish football chief Ian Maxwell has warned the problem that B-team proposal was meant to solve has not gone away.

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