Football transfer gossip: Neymar, Coutinho, Sanchez, Mbappe, Verratti, Dybala, Matic

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Barcelona are ready to offer £80m for Liverpool and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 25. (Sunday Mirror)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Coutinho is "comfortable" at the club after holding talks with the player amid Barca's interest. (ESPN FC)

Barcelona believe signing playmaker Coutinho could help keep his 25-year-old international team-mate Neymar, who has been linked with a move to Paris St-Germain. (Mail on Sunday)

PSG are increasingly confident of signing forward Neymar for £196m from Barcelona, with the Brazilian supposedly having agreed a contract worth £27m a year after tax. (Sunday Express)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has denied forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, is on the verge of a £70m move to Paris St-Germain. (Standard)

Liverpool and Manchester City are still in the race to sign 18-year-old Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe. (Le 10 Sport, via Star on Sunday)

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes forward Cristiano Ronaldo "is going to stay" with the club after reports he wanted to leave Spain following tax fraud allegations. (Independent)

Chelsea will make a formal offer for Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain within the next 48 hours but face competition from Manchester City for the 23-year-old. (Sunday Express)

The Stamford Bridge club have spent nearly £130m this summer but Blues boss Antonio Conte says they need to make more signings to improve the quality of the squad. (Sunday Telegraph)

Manchester United are confident of signing Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic, 28, after missing out on Tottenham's Eric Dier, 23. (Guardian)

United's £60m pursuit of Paris St-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti, 24, is on hold, because the French club want 21-year-old forward Anthony Martial in return. (Sunday Mirror)

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 30, has told the club to buy 23-year-old Juventus striker Paulo Dybala. (Don Balon, via Goal)

Chelsea have made a move for 20-year-old Brazilian forward Richarlison, who was expected to join Ajax from Fluminense for £12m. (Mail on Sunday)

Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare says winger Riyad Mahrez "could stay" following interest from Arsenal, Spurs and Roma for the 26-year-old.(Leicester Mercury)

Algeria international Mahrez will reject a move to Roma as he tries to push through a £35m switch from the Foxes to Arsenal. (Sun)

Defender Matteo Darmian, 27, says he is happy to stay at Manchester United this summer, despite being linked with a return to Italy. (Independent)

Everton manager Ronald Koeman wants to bring another "one or two quality players" to the club before the end of the transfer window. (Liverpool Echo)

Chelsea are monitoring 18-year-old Montreal Impact winger Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla after he was recommended by former Blues striker Didier Drogba. (Sun)

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 26, hopes the club will bring in a few more defenders this summer. (Manchester Evening News)

Aston Villa's decision to leave defender Tommy Elphick, 29, and striker Ross McCormack, 30, out of their pre-season games in Germany has given Sunderland hope of signing the pair. (Birmingham Mail)


Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen, 25, says "it's an English thing" to think spending money will bring success to a club. (Mail on Sunday)

Las Palmas midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng will wear Abdelhak Nouri's shirt in a mark of respect after the Ajax midfielder collapsed on the pitch earlier this month.

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New Manchester United signing Victor Lindelof, 23, says he is getting into life under manager Jose Mourinho "better and better every day".(Manchester Evening News)

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, is going on an individual promotional tour of China. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 26, has backed Manchester United's £75m signing and Belgium team-mate Romelu Lukaku, 24, to score "20-25 goals" a season for the Old Trafford club. (Sunday Telegraph)

Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier, 26, has targeted overtaking 27-year-old Kyle Walker, who left Spurs to join Manchester City this summer, as the first choice England right-back. (Guardian)

The best of Saturday's transfer news

Neymar's chances of leaving Barcelona for Paris St-Germain in this summer's transfer window are "90%". (Sky Sports)

The 25-year-old Brazil forward has told team-mates he is joining Paris St-Germain, with the French club pursuing a world record £196m transfer. (Le Parisen - in French)

PSG are also ready to make a £70m offer for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28 and offer him £400,000 a week. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United have made a £35m bid for Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic, 28, and have been told they can have him for £50m. (Daily Mirror)

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