Football transfer gossip: Kane, Ronaldo, Lacazette, Mendy, Bertrand, Barkley

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Manager Jose Mourinho has told Manchester United bosses he wants £100m-rated Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 23, and not former United favourite Cristiano Ronaldo, 32. (Sunday Mirror)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is planning a £105m double swoop at his former club Juventus for defenders Alex Sandro, 26, and Leonardo Bonucci, 30. (Sunday Express)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will consider signing Manchester United forward Anthony Martial, 21, should the Gunners lose out to Real Madrid for Kylian Mbappe, 18. (Mail on Sunday)

Southampton have told Liverpool they will need to pay £70m to prise defender Virgil van Dijk, 25, away this summer. (Sunday Express)

Newcastle fans are concerned Rafael Benitez could walk away from the club after the breakdown of a series of transfer moves. (Sunday Times)

Borussia Moenchengladbach are keen to sign Tottenham forward Vincent Janssen, 23, who failed to make an impression in his first season at White Hart Lane following a £17m move from AZ Alkmaar. (Sunday Mirror)

Union Berlin coach Jens Keller, 46, could become Sunderland's new manager if a German consortium completes its £85m takeover bid. (Sunday Express)

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wants to sign four new full-backs - Juventus' Dani Alves, 34, Tottenham's Kyle Walker, 27, Southampton's Ryan Bertrand, 27, and Monaco's Benjamin Mendy, 22. (Star on Sunday)

Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers say the Real Madrid striker paid too much tax to Spanish authorities rather than too little. (Cadena Cope - in Spanish)

Ross Barkley, 23, wants to leave Everton so he can improve his chances of making England's World Cup squad, should Gareth Southgate's side qualify. (Sun)

Lyon's president says Arsenal will have to improve their bid to €65m (£57m) if they want to sign 26-year-old forward Alexandre Lacazette. (L'Equipe - in French)

Arsenal have opened contract talks with 23-year-old midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23. (Sun)

Former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho, 28, says Barcelona want to sign him, but he is happy at Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande. (Globo - in Portuguese)

Arsenal's 19-year-old forward Chris Willock is set to sign for Benfica on a free transfer. (Sunday Mirror)

Bournemouth are set to sign Chelsea's 22-year-old defender Nathan Ake for £20m. (Sun)

Lyon want to sign Manchester City's 21-year-old Belgian centre-back Jason Denayer on loan. (Mail on Sunday)

Former Leicester boss Nigel Pearson has ruled himself out of the running to replace David Moyes as Sunderland manager. (Mail on Sunday)

Ex-Aston Villa and Manchester United forward Dwight Yorke spoke to Sunderland about the position - but he won't be offered the job. (Birmingham Mail)

Stoke are still waiting to see if Villa are prepared to double their £500,000 bid for 33-year-old midfielder Glenn Whelan. (Stoke Sentinel)

Newcastle and Southampton are keen to sign Arsenal's 22-year-old defender Calum Chambers. (Evening Chronicle)

Valencia want to sign Arsenal's 24-year-old reserve keeper Emiliano Martinez and are prepared to pay £5m. (Sun)

Real Madrid's 23-year-old striker Mariano Diaz is close to a £13.2m move to Lyon. (Marca)

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England Under-21 boss Aidy Boothroyd has been using a Subbuteo set to illustrate tactical analysis. (The FA)

The best of Saturday's transfer news

Paris St-Germain are preparing a bid in excess of £60m for Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, 29. (Times - subscription required)

Chelsea have agreed a deal in principle with Monaco for 22-year-old midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, and hope to complete the £35.1m signing next week. (Evening Standard)

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