Papers: Chelsea and Arsenal chase £40m-rated Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey
Last Updated: 27/07/18 7:01am
Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Friday's national newspapers.
Chelsea are ready to step up their chase for Bayer Leverkusen's £40m-rated winger Leon Bailey, but face competition from Arsenal and Roma.
Manchester City starlet Kean Bryan is set to sign a three-year deal with Rangers after Steven Gerrard persuaded him to move north of the border.
Derby are set to sell Matej Vydra to Leeds for £11m so as they can free up funds to sign Ipswich forward Martyn Waghorn.
Brighton are closing in on a deal for Ecuadorian wonderkid Billy Arce, who is set to sign a four-year deal at the Amex Stadium.
Middlesbrough have moved for 'keeper Boaz Myhill, whose contract at West Brom expired in the summer.
Stoke boss Gary Rowett says top clubs face a race against time if they want to sign Jack Butland.
Chelsea officials have travelled to Italy to meet their Juventus counterparts and try to seal a deal for £40m-rated defender Daniele Rugani.
Rafa Benitez is likely to remain at Newcastle until the end of the season, despite the expiry of a £6m release clause in his contract this summer.
Tottenham will be able to convert thousands of seats in their new stadium into safe standing within the space of an hour, it has been revealed.
Aston Villa are still facing short-term cashflow problems despite last week's takeover by Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens because much of next season's income has already been spent.
West Ham have held talks about signing £22m-rated striker Moussa Marega from Porto, who may try to sign Cheikhou Kouyate in return.
Leeds have made an enquiry for Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford as an alternative in case their bid for Derby forward Matej Vydra falls through.
Aston Villa have rejected Stoke's £10m bid for captain James Chester and warned he is not for sale.
Tottenham will assess the fitness of Victor Wanyama after he missed the opening game of their US tour.
Manchester United are willing to allow Anthony Martial to leave - but only after they have signed Inter Milan forward Ivan Perisic as a replacement.
Leicester are preparing to move for Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson as a replacement for Harry Maguire, who is a target for Manchester United.
Tottenham believe they can still sign Jack Grealish for £20m, despite Aston Villa getting new owners.
Manchester City youngster Oleksandr Zinchenko does not want to leave the club, despite them accepting a £16m bid from Wolves.
Real Madrid have shifted focus away from Eden Hazard to Edinson Cavani as they bid to replace Cristiano Ronaldo.
Arsenal and West Ham United will go head to head to sign Torino attacking midfielder M'Baye Niang.
Arsenal have been handed a transfer blow as Barcelona have entered the race for £40m target Steven N'Zonzi.
Fulham are ready to make Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter their latest summer signing.
Celtic are confident of signing Hibernian midfielder John McGinn, even if it means signing him on a pre-contract deal in January.
Rangers could be in for a pay-day if Martyn Waghorn leaves Ipswich as they inserted a 10 per cent sell-on clause in his contract when they sold him last summer.
Manchester United will have to pay £80m - a world-record fee for a defender - if they want to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester.
Mohamed Salah needs help from his team-mates, who must start scoring more goals, says Liverpool's James Milner.