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Plus: Erik ten Hag has vowed that three new signings will transform Manchester United into top-four contenders; Tottenham join Man Utd in the race for Celtic midfielder Daniel Kelly; AC Milan set to reignite their interest in Jakub Kiwior; Kai Havertz sees himself as a No 9 for Arsenal

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The top stories and transfer rumours from Sunday's newspapers...


Liverpool have joined the race for Newcastle midfielder Bruno Guimaraes.

Manchester City want to secure Erling Haaland to a new contract - in a bid to avoid the prospect of an Etihad exodus next year.

Erik ten Hag has vowed that three new signings will transform Manchester United into top-four contenders - if he can also find a cure to the injury problems that wrecked the last Premier League campaign.

Sepp van den Berg is desperate to leave Liverpool having been serially loaned out - but believes they are pricing him out of a move.

Kai Havertz has revealed that he sees himself as a No 9 for Arsenal going forward after enjoying a strong end to the season.

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Manchester United are plotting a double swoop on Premier League rivals this summer with Wolves striker Matheus Cunha and West Ham midfielder Mohammed Kudus high on their wanted list.

Mason Greenwood has a host of Serie A clubs after his signature, with Napoli, Juventus and Lazio all wanting the Manchester United striker if the Premier League club let him leave.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is still wanted by Besiktas after turning down the chance to join the Turkish club last December.

Brighton goalkeeper Carl Rushworth is wanted by Premier League new boys Ipswich Town.


The plot to launch a European Super League has been dealt a fresh blow after Juventus decided to rejoin the body of clubs opposing the controversial breakaway competition.

Jose Mourinho has agreed a two-year deal to manage Turkish giants Fenerbahce and will be reunited with his former assistant Ricardo Formosinho with whom he last worked at Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.


Vincent Kompany's wages at Bayern Munich are reportedly set to see him earn £2.6m more than their former head coach Julian Nagelsmann.

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Vincent Kompany shares his thoughts following his appointment as Bayern Munich head coach

Arsenal have made an enquiry about Barcelona's young left-back Mikayil Faye, who has also been scouted by Liverpool, Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich.

Controversial Russian influencer Mellstroy is believed to have offered fans who invaded the pitch during the Champions League final £300,000 to pull off their stunt.

Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich has slammed shocking results of a poll which showed 21 per cent of Germans want more white players in the national team and 17 per cent said it was a "shame" that Ilkay Gundogan was captain.


Newcastle have reportedly switched their focus to a move for Juventus defender Dean Huijsen after Chelsea hijacked their pursuit of Tosin Adarabioyo.

AC Milan are set to reignite their interest in Jakub Kiwior this summer.

Everton will continue to negotiate with 777 Partners about their proposed takeover despite the investment firm's failure to get their deal done by Saturday's deadline.

Bosnia and Herzegovina goalkeeper Kenan Piric, a free agent after leaving AEK Larnaca, wants to put himself in the shop window when he faces England on Monday amid interest from Southampton, Celtic and Sheffield United.

Sunderland will not stand in the way of winger Jack Clarke if any of his Premier League suitors - West Ham, Bournemouth and Southampton among others - make their move this summer.


Incoming Fenerbahce manager Jose Mourinho already faces a transfer dilemma according to reports, with Arsenal eyeing a swoop for full-back Ferdi Kadioglu who has already agreed terms on a move to the Emirates.

Graham Potter is in no rush to get back into club management because he has his heart set on becoming England's next boss.

Erik ten Hag insists he is not guilty of blowing £400m of Manchester United's cash on fees for players like Antony, Casemiro and Mason Mount whose signings, he claims, were sanctioned and valued by former CEO Richard Arnold and ex-director of football John Murtough.

John Textor has asked the Premier League for a grace period to come to the rescue of Everton while still owning a 45 per cent share in Crystal Palace.

Manchester City will make a move for AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan if Ederson decides his future lies in Saudi Arabia.

Incoming Chelsea boss Enzo Maresca is set to prioritise a move for Manchester City forward James McAtee, who he would have targeted had he stayed at Leicester City.

Caoimhin Kelleher is seeking urgent talks with new Liverpool boss Arne Slot over his future as he believes he needs regular first-team football rather than backing up Alisson.

West Ham are considering a move for veteran QPR goalkeeper Asmir Begovic as a third choice for their first-team squad.

Jose Sa could be on his way out of Wolves this summer although boss Gary O'Neil is very reluctant to allow his No 1 goalkeeper to leave despite a precarious Profit and Sustainability position.

Atletico Madrid have emerged as favourites to sign West Ham defender Nayef Aguerd, who also has interest from former club Rennes but fancies a crack at life in LaLiga.

Leicester City scouts are hot on the trail of rising Argentina talent Ezequiel Fernandez of Boca Juniors.

Southampton boss Russell Martin wants to sign Celtic midfielder Matt O'Riley although chances of a deal happening appear slim.

Craig Bellamy has major support inside Burnley to become the relegated side's next manager.

Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri wants new investment in the club but is rejecting offers coming in to buy it outright.

Huddersfield Town have placed a £10m price tag on midfielder Jack Rudoni in an effort to put off interest from Coventry City.

Ruud van Nistelrooy hopes his star power will get him interviews for managerial roles in England after more than a year out of work.


Chelsea are confident of beating Newcastle to the signing of the Fulham centre-back Tosin Adarabioyo on a free transfer.

Fulham centre-back Tosin.
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Everton striker Neal Maupay, who spent the season on loan at Brentford, has taken a pop at England and their famous "It's Coming Home" chant as he joked that the nation's international tournament dry spell is set to continue.

Leeds United winger Crysencio Summerville will be targeted by Crystal Palace if they lose either Michael Olise or Eberechi Eze this summer.

Mike Tyson will not fight Jake Paul next month after the 57-year-old former heavyweight champion was advised to delay the bout because of a flare-up of an ulcer problem.


British tennis authorities will install a new high-tech hybrid clay court this month in an effort to improve its players' fortunes on the surface.


Chelsea are ready to hijack another of Newcastle's potential summer deals as they are interested in Valencia's goalkeeper Giorgi Mamardashvili along with Fulham's Trevor Chalobah.

West Ham are in talks over a deal to sign Brazilian teenager Luis Guilherme from Palmeiras.


Ange Postecoglou could be set to raid his old club with Tottenham Hotspur joining Manchester United in the race for Celtic midfielder Daniel Kelly.

Ryan Christie says the Scotland squad are in a state of shock after Lyndon Dykes' freak injury that has ruled him out of Euro 2024.

Leon Balogun has set his sights on bringing silverware to Ibrox after extending his Rangers stay - on the day when five of his team-mates headed for the Ibrox exit door.

Fiorentina and Fulham are two of the clubs battling to sign Southampton's Scotland international midfielder Stuart Armstrong when his contract expires this summer.

Bristol City and Blackburn Rovers are among the clubs taking an interest in Motherwell striker Theo Bair.

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