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Manchester United have reached a verbal agreement to sign Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, 25, at the end of the season. (RCN Radio, via Metro)

United want Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, 23, and will offer former Toffees forward Wayne Rooney, 31, as part of the deal. (Daily Mail)

Barcelona forward Neymar, 25, says he is happy at the Nou Camp. The Brazilian has been linked with Manchester United. (Bein Sports, via Daily Express)

Manchester City and Liverpool are considering a move for Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand, 27. (ESPN)

City manager Pep Guardiola has made his mind up on the seven players who are out of contract this summer - including 33-year-old midfielder Yaya Toure - but will not tell them until the end of the season. (Manchester Evening News)

Liverpool are closing in on the signing of 24-year-old Brazil international Luan, who turned down the offer of a new contract at Gremio last month. (Daily Mirror)

Reds manager Jurgen Klopp says his summer transfer plans hinge on the club securing Champions League qualification. (Liverpool Echo)

One of Liverpool's targets, 24-year-old Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson, could remain on Teesside despite the club's relegation to the Championship. (Daily Mirror)

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The Times majors on Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi, whose late goal at West Brom secured the Premier League title

Barcelona will attempt to sign Chelsea's 26-year-old left-back Marcos Alonso this summer. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

West Ham and Everton both want Swansea's 27-year-old playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson. (Daily Mirror)

Sunderland's Fabio Borini has a relegation clause in his contract and can leave for just £6m, with Celtic thought to be keen on the 26-year-old striker. (Daily Telegraph)

Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero, 30, hopes to stay for a "long time". (Sky Sport Italia, via Manchester Evening News)

Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson, 31, has been linked with a summer move to Serie A side Fiorentina. (Sunderland Echo)

Hull midfielder Ryan Mason says his clash of heads with Chelsea's Gary Cahill, which left him needing emergency surgery, "was like a bomb going off in my head" and is unsure when he will return to competitive action. (Daily Mail)

Derby County manager Gary Rowett says he is speaking to "at least 10 agents a day" as part of his search for new players. (Derby Telegraph)

Monaco have completed a deal to sign Anderlecht's 20-year-old Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans for £21.2m. (Le Soir - in French, subscription required)

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis is being lined up to take over as the head of Major League Soccer in the US if Arsene Wenger remains in charge at the Emirates. (Daily Telegraph)

The Express, unsurprisingly, also leads with Batshuayi, who scored the title-winning goal with eight minutes left

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Chelsea's team bus drew unwanted attention from a traffic warden, just hours before the Blues wrapped up the Premier League title at West Brom. (Sun)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti and Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone all took part in a news conference for the pre-season Audi Cup - as holograms. (Independent)

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