Gossip column: Vardy, Morata, Kane, Walcott, Nainggolan, Townsend

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Arsenal are worried striker Jamie Vardy, 29, might stay with Leicester City, who have offered him an improved contract. He failed to give the Gunners an answer before departing for Euro 2016 with England. (Daily Mirror)

Vardy would be able to adapt to Arsenal's style of passing football, says Foxes team-mate Shinji Okazaki. (Kyodo News via Japan Times)

England boss Roy Hodgson has told Vardy to forget about his move to Arsenal and concentrate on Euro 2016. (Daily Star)

Chelsea want to buy £40m Juventus and Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 23, before the start of Euro 2016 and also want to re-sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, 23. (Guardian)

The Blues hope to beat Paris St-Germain to the £20m signing of Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante, 25, by more than trebling the France international's £35,000-a-week wages. (Daily Mirror)

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Roma say they will not sell midfielder Radja Nainggolan, 28, or defender Antonio Rudiger, 23 - both of whom are Chelsea targets. (London Evening Standard)

Manchester United have made an approach for Pachuca winger Hirving Lozano, according to the 20-year-old's Mexican club. (Record MX - in Spanish)

Former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam will be named as the new manager of Championship side Reading this week after agreeing a two-year deal. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool have agreed terms with Porto to sign 26-year-old Mexico midfielder Hector Herrera, who is part-owned by Pachuca. (Fox Sports via Daily Express)

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is keen on re-signing Turkey midfielder Nuri Sahin, 27, from former club Borussia Dortmund.(AMK - in Turkish)

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Gunners defender Calum Chambers, 21, could move to Watford on loan for next season as he attempts to revive his career. (Daily Mail)

Australian club Perth Glory say they have missed out on signing midfielder Michael Carrick as the 34-year-old has signed a new deal with Manchester United. (FourFourTwo)

West Ham are sounding out the possibility of signing Arsenal forward Theo Walcott for £25m. (London Evening Standard)

The Hammers are lining up a £20m move for Lyon's French international forward Nabil Fekir, 22. (Sun)

Southampton have identified former Ajax manager Frank de Boer to replace Ronald Koeman when the Dutchman completes his move to Everton. (Times - subscription required)

Crystal Palace are set to sign Newcastle winger Andros Townsend, 24, for the £10.5m buyout clause in his contract. (Daily Telegraph)

Rafael Benitez's side are ready to offer winger Andros Townsend, 24, an improved contract in a bid to fend off interest from Palace.(Chronicle)

Burnley manager Sean Dyche will be given a £60m budget as the Clarets look to stay in the Premier League.(Daily Express)

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West Ham have been linked with Arsenal forwards Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but Jack Sullivan, the son of Hammers co-chairman David Sullivan, tweeted that the pair are not targets for the club.

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And finally

Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Artur Yusupov, 26, has been called up to Russia's Euro 2016 squad after staying in their Monaco hotel while on holiday, and had to borrow a pair of boots for training. (Guardian)

Full-back Chris Gunter faces a dilemma if Wales reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016 as his brother gets married in Mexico and Chris is supposed to be best man. (South Wales Evening Post)

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