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Tottenham step up efforts to keep Harry Kane admit transfer interest this summer - Paper Talk

Plus: Al Ettifaq will quadruple Jordan Henderson's salary to £700,000 a week; Newcastle remain locked in talks with Leicester over Harvey Barnes; Wilfried Zaha wants to see more ambition from Crystal Palace before making a decision over his future

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


Harry Kane applauds the fans following the defeat to Brentford

Tottenham are intensifying their efforts to persuade star striker Harry Kane to commit his long-term future to the club.

Newcastle face competition from Celtic in the race to sign Arsenal's out-of-favour left-back Kieran Tierney.

Arsenal sporting director Edu has reportedly flown out to Brazil for transfer talks with Gremio over midfielder Bitello.

Michael Carrick is hoping to bring Aston Villa striker Cameron Archer back to Middlesbrough for a second loan stint.

Sunderland are offering winger Patrick Roberts a new contract in a bid to fend off interest from Premier League clubs.

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John Cross and David Ornstein discuss Jordan Henderson's potential 'seismic' move to Saudi Arabia where its rumoured he could earn up to £700,000 a week in a move that would see him join up with Steven Gerrard's Al Ettifaq

Al Ettifaq will quadruple Jordan Henderson's salary to £700,000 a week.

Chelsea have asked for £25m for a shirt sponsor - less than half of the original £60m asking price.

Newcastle remain locked in talks with Leicester over Harvey Barnes, with the Magpies pondering an opening offer around the £30m mark.

Wimbledon bosses will resist calls from Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic to start Centre Court matches earlier.

Willian celebrates scoring for Fulham vs Leicester

Nottingham Forest have approached free agent Willian as he ponders a contract offer from Fulham.

Chelsea have asked about the availability of Lyon's teenage midfielder Rayan Cherski.

Leicester City want goalkeeper Mads Hermansen, who currently plays at home in Denmark for Brondby.

Two men were thrown out of England's women's one-day international against Australia on Wednesday on suspicion of illegal betting activity putting the ECB on alert for next week's fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford.


Jordan Henderson is leaning towards a move to Saudi Arabia.

Erik ten Hag says the Manchester United captain will be decided by him and not left to a vote by his squad.

Carlos Alcaraz has admitted his father filmed Novak Djokovic in training during Wimbledon.


Roma's Paulo Dybala celebrates after scoring against Sevilla in Europa League final

Chelsea star Enzo Fernandez is trying to convince Roma ace Paulo Dybala to join him at Stamford Bridge.

Wilfried Zaha wants to see more ambition from Crystal Palace before making a decision over his future.

Porto star Mehdi Taremi has dropped a hint that the striker could soon join Manchester United, after posting an image of the United badge on Instagram.

Manchester United are reportedly in talks to sign former Chelsea star Joao Felix.

Phil Jones is holding talks with Greek outfit Aris following his Old Trafford exit.

Andre Onana could be set to reunite with Ten Hag at Old Trafford
Image: Andre Onana could be set to reunite with Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford

Manchester United are ready to walk away from a deal to sign Andre Onana if Inter Milan continue to hold them to ransom.

Kyle Walker is torn between staying at Manchester City and having a go at playing overseas with Bayern Munich.

Conor Gallagher could be priced out of a move to Tottenham with his current club Chelsea wanting up to £50m for the England midfielder.

Pep Guardiola is keen to bring his former No 2 Juanma Lillo back to Manchester City in time for pre-season after he was removed as head coach of Qatari side Al Sadd.

Aaron Ramsey is set to snub a big-money offer from Saudi Arabia to return to Cardiff City.

Che Adams celebrates after equalising for Southampton against Spurs

Everton have joined Nottingham Forest in the chase for Southampton striker Che Adams, who may cost up to £15m.

Manchester City are snubbing offers of around £30m for England U21 midfielder James McAtee.

Aston Villa have turned their attentions to a deal for Bayer Leverkusen forward Moussa Diaby after completing their move for defender Pau Torres on Wednesday.

QPR are set to sign goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, who is snubbing interest from Luton Town to join the Championship side.


Reports in Italy have hinted that Tottenham will make a move for Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic if they give up on efforts to keep Harry Kane at the club.


Real Madrid have declined to explain why 20 per cent of their costs are unaccounted for in their most recent financial results, posing questions about compliance with financial control regulations.

Jack Leach fears England are forfeiting some of their home advantage in the 2027 Ashes by not including Old Trafford or Headingley among the venues.


French club Brest could hijack Max Johnstone's move but Sturm Graz are still confident the Motherwell right-back will join them.


David Goodwillie has made an appearance for ninth-tier side Glasgow United during their pre-season friendly clash with Pollok.

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