Football transfer gossip: Griezmann, Rooney, Morata, Sanchez Deeney, Casillas

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Manchester United are ready to activate Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann's £86m release clause. (Daily Mirror)

United are confident of signing Griezmann by the end of June and have already agreed a "hugely persuasive" financial package with the 26-year-old's representatives. (Independent)

Arsenal have offered a new contract worth £270,000 a week to Alexis Sanchez in a bid to keep the forward at the club. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool will have to pay up to £60m if they are to sign RB Leipzig's 22-year-old midfielder Naby Keita. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester United's 31-year-old forward Wayne Rooney has two offers from China that would be worth £50m in salary over two years. (Daily Mail)

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, a target for Manchester United and Chelsea, is close to agreeing a £52m move to AC Milan. (La Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Former England boss Fabio Capello says United are "not an exciting team" and need more than just France international Griezmann. (Daily Star)

Stoke forward Marko Arnautovic is a £15m transfer target for AC Milan and Paris St-Germain. (Sun)

West Ham are hoping to sign Manchester City's 20-year-old Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho. (Sun)

Marco Silva is expected to replace Sam Allardyce as Crystal Palace manager after leaving Hull City. (London Evening Standard)

Chelsea will only sell 28-year-old striker Diego Costa if a bidder meets their £60m valuation. (Times - subscription required)

Former club captain Nigel Pearson is expected to get the Middlesbrough job, but Garry Monk is also a candidate after resigning from Leeds United. (Evening Gazette)

Ex-Boro boss Aitor Karanka is the favourite to replace Monk at Elland Road. (Telegraph)

Chris Coleman has dismissed rumours linking him with the vacant Palace job and says he wants to remain with Wales until the 2018 World Cup. (ITV)

Juventus are preparing an offer for 23-year-old Monaco and Brazil midfielder Fabinho, a target for Manchester United and Manchester City. (Calciomercato)

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Friday's Guardian Sport

West Brom will have to pay £35m if they want to sign Watford striker Troy Deeney, 28, this summer.(Birmingham Mail)

Leicester City and Everton are also considering moves for Deeney. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United will not sell Spain midfielder Ander Herrera, 27, to Barcelona.(Independent)

Liverpool have no plans to sign Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas, 36, on a free transfer this summer. (Liverpool Echo)

West Brom face competition from Newcastle United for the signature of Sporting Lisbon's Portugal midfielder William Carvalho, 25.(Birmingham Mail)

Watford want to make 24-year-old Genk and Gambia defender Omar Colley their first summer signing. (Watford Observer)

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The Daily Star's back page on Friday

Everton could sign defender Cuco Martina, 27, on a free transfer after he was released by Southampton. (Liverpool Echo)

Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente, 32, says he held talks with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte in January, but would now be open to a return to Spain. (Cadena Ser, via Metro)

Brighton hope to beat Newcastle to the loan signing of 19-year-old Tammy Abraham after both clubs were given permission to speak to the Chelsea striker.(Telegraph)

Timmy Abraham, the 15-year-old brother of Tammy, has joined Fulham from Charlton Athletic. (Bristol Post)

Derby want to sign Burnley winger George Boyd on a free transfer, with the 31-year-old Scotland international yet to agree a new deal with the Clarets.(Daily Mirror)

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And finally

Fans can now be buried in a wooden replica coffin of Real Madrid's Bernabeu stadium. (FourFourTwo)

Liverpool goalkeeper Alex Manninger, 39, will retire after the club's post-season tour to Australia - and is considering becoming a joiner. (Sun)

Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik organised a Tinder 'date' with four fans, who got to join the 23-year-old on a tour of the club's stadium. (Telegraph)

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