Chelsea want Mohamed Salah, Romelu Lukaku and Erling Haaland - Papers

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Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Saturday's newspapers...


Thomas Tuchel has reportedly added Mo Salah to Chelsea's three-man transfer shortlist, joining Romelu Lukaku and Erling Haaland.

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates after equalising against Aston Villa
Image: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is one of three forwards on Chelsea's summer wishlist

Manchester City, Manchester United and Barcelona have 'requested' to buy Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.

Inter Miami are ready to rival Watford for Ashley Young should he exit Inter Milan.

Boris Johnson has urged Uefa to switch the Champions League final to the UK - for the sake of the fans.

Arsenal are sticking with Mikel Arteta and will back him with funds for a summer spending spree.

Stuart Pearce says there will be no big-money gaffes from West Ham this summer - regardless of where they finish.

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana.


The FA and Premier League are planning to join forces with the NBA and NFL in the next phase of their fight against social media hate.

Jurgen Klopp is counting on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to be part of Liverpool's future after admitting the midfielder has been a victim of circumstance this season.

West Ham's contract talks with David Moyes have been delayed amid concern about the ongoing financial impact of the pandemic.

Tottenham rolled over a taxpayer-backed loan worth £175m weeks before joining the botched European Super League.

Jack Grealish is poised to deliver a huge boost to England's Euro 2020 hopes by resuming training with Aston Villa on Saturday.

Jack Grealish is not ready to face Manchester United at the weekend
Image: Jack Grealish is poised to resume training with Aston Villa

Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez has revealed he was on the verge of joining Barcelona, only for the move to fall through due to the Catalans' colossal financial problems.

Fleetwood Town's highly-rated teenager Josh Feeney is attracting interest from a host of Premier League clubs and Celtic.


Manchester United could use David De Gea in a swap deal to sign Jan Oblak from Atletico Madrid this summer with talks already planned.

David De Gea
Image: Could David De Gea be used in a swap deal for Jan Oblak?

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana who is banned from all football until February after a failed drugs test.

Tottenham's reported pursuit of Southampton forward Danny Ings appears to be nearing a fruitless conclusion, with Saints chief executive Martin Semmens revealing that he fully expects the 28-year-old to stay at St Mary's Stadium into next season and beyond.

Manchester United are more focused on signing Jude Bellingham than they are on his Borussia Dortmund and England team-mate Jadon Sancho, according to reports.


Jose Mourinho is reportedly ready to offer Donny van de Beek a lifeline at Roma as the Dutchman looks to get his career back on track.

Marcelo Bielsa says it is his fault Patrick Bamford has yet to hit his peak for Leeds.

Carlo Ancelotti says Everton are a work in progress and he will use the summer transfer market to make them more exciting.


Everton are interested in signing Jamie Carragher's son, James, a central defender who is with Wigan Athletic.


Celtic's Nir Bitton has emerged as a summer target for Hapoel Be'er Sheva.

Aberdeen are set to move for Rotherham defender Clark Robertson.

German side VfL Bochum have joined the race for Rangers playmaker Ianis Hagi, according to reports.

Ianis Hagi celebrates making it 3-0 during a Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Mirren at Ibrox Stadium
Image: VfL Bochum have joined the race for Rangers playmaker Ianis Hagi


Celtic are lining up a friendly with David Moyes' West Ham this summer, according to reports.


Chelsea are lining up a bid for Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski as they hunt a new centre-forward, but have learned they will have to fork out a significant fee to sign him, according to reports.


The six English Super League rebels will be fined substantially by the Premier League over their attempts to break away to join last month's failed closed-shop European competition, despite relatively lenient financial measures imposed by Uefa.

Thomas Tuchel is yet to receive any personal congratulations from Roman Abramovich for guiding Chelsea to the Champions League and FA Cup finals, but insists the Russian billionaire will be happy with what he is seeing.

Andy Murray will fly to Rome on Saturday in an attempt to reboot a jinxed season that has featured only three tour-level matches to date.

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