Manchester United target Southampton striker Danny Ings - Paper Talk

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

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Manchester United are looking at Southampton striker Danny Ings as a target during the summer transfer window to strengthen Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's attack.

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is close to completing the capture of Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare for around £15m and will also move for Ryan Bertrand.

Southampton's Danny Ings ahead of the Premier League match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London. Picture date: Wednesday April 21, 2021.

Wimbledon is gearing up for a Glastonbury-style dash for tickets, with up to 100,000 set to go on sale in the days before the tournament starts next month.

Tyson Fury is likely to fight Deontay Wilder, rather than Anthony Joshua, this summer, with a deal for a bout in Las Vegas on July 24 possibly finalised this week.

DAILY MAIL

Manchester City and United are both prepared to offer Harry Kane £300,000 per week in basic salary.

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has warned that major changes will be made at the club with decisions taken as early as next week.

David de Gea appears to have the backing from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to start in goal for Manchester United in next Wednesday's Europa League final against Villarreal.

Italian champions Inter Milan are close to securing 275 million euros (£237m) in financing under a deal that will hand a minority stake to U.S. investment firm Oaktree Capital Group, two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday.

Raheem Sterling has put pen to paper on a new boot deal as the Manchester City star signs up with New Balance after seeing out his partnership with Nike.

Manchester United Women striker Jane Ross seems likely to follow manager Casey Stoney out of the door this summer, with a number of Italian clubs thought to be interested.

Henderson and David De Gea are competing to be Manchester United's number one

Premier League clubs are considering issuing reminders to their fans about why their players take a knee as they prepare to welcome supporters back this weekend.

Bosnian police detained former Dinamo Zagreb coach Zoran Mamic on Wednesday on an international arrest warrant issued by Croatia after he had fled to Bosnia to evade serving a jail sentence for fraud, police said.

Saracens owner Nigel Wray has taken a 'significant control' in a company owned by Owen Farrell - raising eyebrows across rugby in the wake of the salary cap scandal.

DAILY MIRROR

Harry Maguire is facing Europa League final heartache - with the defender unlikely to be fit to face Villarreal.

A small number of Tottenham fans clashed with stewards after Spurs' 2-1 defeat to Aston Villa as supporters were left furious at their treatment by the club.

A seemingly emotional Harry Kane applauded Tottenham supporters after his side lost to Aston Villa, in what could be his final home game for the club

Wolves have confirmed Raul Jimenez will have to wear a protective headguard for the rest of his career but they expect him to be back in action next season after making a "remarkable recovery".

THE TIMES

Chelsea fans could pay up to £870 to be at the Champions League final against Manchester City a week on Saturday.

The British & Irish Lions' match against Japan at BT Murrayfield next month will have a crowd of 16,500 fans after agreement between match organisers and the Scottish government to allow partial attendance at the 67,500-capacity ground.

THE GUARDIAN

Manchester City want to sign Harry Kane and plan to hold talks over a potential deal for the Tottenham striker. Kane is open to joining City but he and his suitors are aware that negotiations with Daniel Levy will be far from straightforward.

THE SUN

Olivier Giroud's agent has revealed AC Milan, Juventus and Roma have held transfer talks for the Chelsea striker.

Burnley

Striker Ashley Barnes was arrested for drink-driving after his Burnley side secured their Premier League status.

Thousands of England fans have been left devastated after being told they will not get the Euro 2020 tickets they paid for.

Eden Hazard has sensationally admitted to going missing in big games for Real Madrid and Chelsea.

DAILY EXPRESS

Antonio Conte is set for showdown talks with the Inter Milan hierarchy on Thursday in an effort to clear up the uncertainty over his future.

DAILY STAR

Liverpool fans will be buoyed by reports that Kylian Mbappe could see himself playing at Anfield.

DAILY RECORD

Lewis Ferguson has stunned Aberdeen by handing in a transfer request after having a £1.2m move to newly-promoted English Premier League Watford rejected by the Dons.

Aberdeen's Lewis Ferguson

Chris Sutton hopes the shocking attack on Peter Lawwell's home doesn't put top-name players and managers off coming to Glasgow.

Winger Santiago Moreno is reportedly being tracked by Rangers as the champions step up their summer signing plans.

SCOTTISH SUN

Jermain Defoe has delivered his first-ever league winners medal to his mum in a touching gesture.

Cup finalists Hibs and St Johnstone are set to battle it out over Hamilton full-back Scott McMann.

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