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Arsenal are preparing a £125m bid for Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe, 18, in an attempt to beat Real Madrid to his signature. (Sunday Mirror)

Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti appeared to open the door for the club to make a move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez this summer by describing the 28-year-old Chilean as a "great player". (London Evening Standard)

Manchester City also want Sanchez, but Arsenal will not allow him to move to a Premier League rival. (Mail on Sunday)

City boss Pep Guardiola is prepared to let England keeper Joe Hart, 30, move to the club's local rivals Manchester United. (Sunday Express)

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho would still want to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, 24, even if the Old Trafford club bring in Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata, 24. (Sun)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp could block Daniel Sturridge from leaving - because it will cost too much to replace the 27-year-old striker. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23, has rejected the offer of a new contract from the club and is willing to see out the final year of his deal with the Gunners and leave for free next summer. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

Everton are planning a £20m move for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, who is also a target for West Ham and Marseille. (Sun)

Striker Diego Costa is on the verge of rejoining Atletico Madrid from Chelsea - but the 28-year-old will not be able to play until January. (AS, via Mail on Sunday)

Roma defender Antonio Rudiger, 24, dropped an enormous hint on Instagram that he is set to join Chelsea this summer. (Metro)

Chelsea are to sign Exeter City defender Ethan Ampadu, 16, and are negotiating a compensation deal with the League Two club. (Guardian)

Swansea City are on the verge of completing the £11m signing of 28-year-old Las Palmas playmaker Roque Mesa.(Sunday Telegraph)

The agents of Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin have begun negotiations to get the 22-year-old Spaniard a transfer back to his old club Barcelona this summer. (Sport, via Metro)

Leeds United defender Charlie Taylor, 23, is set to join Premier League side Burnley. (Yorkshire Post)


Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 30, is now a married man but he may need to have a word with Diego Maradona, who seemed somewhat annoyed at having been left off the guest list. (Marca)

Harry Kane on Twitter

Speaking of getting married, Tottenham striker Harry Kane has reason to celebrate after popping the question to girlfriend Katie Goodland... and she said yes. (Mirror)

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has been mocked on social media for being the only Spanish player to wear his runners-up medal after the European Under-21 final. (Mail)

Hector Bellerin
Twitter users joked after Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin kept his runners-up medal around his neck

Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus, 20, has revealed he is afraid to head the ball. (Manchester Evening News)

Tennis player Nick Kyrgios, 22, turned heads at Wimbledon on Saturday by showing off the new Tottenham shirt at the All England Club.(Independent)


The best of Saturday's transfer news...

Chelsea are aiming to complete a £125m triple deal for 22-year-old Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, Roma's 24-year-old defender Antonio Rudiger and Juventus left-back Alex Sandro, 26, who could become the club's £60m record signing. (Daily Telegraph)

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 24, has told friends his mind is made up to join Manchester United and that the deal "has been done". (Daily Express)

Manchester United will try to sign City keeper Hart if David de Gea, 26, joins Real Madrid. (Sun)

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