Football gossip: Hazard, Maguire, Martial, Sommer, Cech, Slimani, Mignolet

Football gossip

Chelsea have told Real Madrid that they will not be bullied into selling 27-year-old Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard - even for £170m. (Mirror)

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has warned his former manager Maurizio Sarri, who is now in charge at Chelsea, that there will be no further deals between the two clubs. (Goal)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is still keen on Leicester defender Harry Maguire and could offer £65m for the 25-year-old England international - but would first need to get rid of Marcos Rojo, Eric Bailly or Chris Smalling. (Mail)

United are ready to trigger Anthony Martial's contract extension clause which will keep the 22-year-old French forward with them until 2020. (Mirror)

But both Chelsea and Bayern Munich want to sign Martial, although neither is willing to meet United's 100m euro (£89.3m) valuation of the player. (Times)

Brazilian midfielder Andreas Pereira, 22, has told United manager Mourinho he is willing to play wherever he is required. (Manchester Evening News)

Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign Borussia Monchengladbach's Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer, 29. (Express)

Former Chelsea and Aston Villa defender John Terry, 37, is reportedly set to retire from football, with Sky Sports keen to make him a pundit. (Mirror)

Roma are considering a move for Arsenal keeper Petr Cech, 36, to replace Liverpool's new signing Alisson. (Sun)

Liverpool could have signed Alisson - who they made the world's most expensive goalkeeper in bringing him to Anfield - for just £3.1m in 2015 but turned down the opportunity. (Mirror)

Atletico Madrid have approached Chelsea over the possibility of taking France striker Olivier Giroud, 31, on loan. (Sky Sports)

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez will be given a transfer kitty of £100m if he agrees to a new three-year deal. (Sun)

Leicester will accept offers of around £18m for record signing Islam Slimani. The 30-year-old Algeria striker has been linked with a move to Sporting Lisbon. (Leicester Mercury)

Leicester have rejected a £12m bid from Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr for Nigeria striker Ahmed Musa, 25. (Mail)

Claude Puel insists Leicester have not received any offers for 31-year-old Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. (Sky Sports)

Manchester City are yet to decide whether midfielders Douglas Luiz, the 20-year-old Brazilian, and Brahim Diaz, the 19-year-old Spaniard, will be with the squad for the coming season. (Manchester Evening News)

Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic could be on his way to Manchester City with the Premier League champions reportedly lining up a 100m euro (£89m) bid for the 28-year-old Bosnia international. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Tottenham remain strong frontrunners to land Aston Villa's Jack Grealish - despite lining up an offer worth only half of the 22-year-old midfielder's £20m valuation. (Sun)

The new season begins

Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic believes the upcoming Premier League season will be better than ever following the success of the league's players at the World Cup. (Star)

Premier League newcomers Wolves want to sign Colombia centre-back Yerry Mina, 23, on a season-long loan from Barcelona. (Sun)

New Liverpool signing Naby Keita was so impressed by manager Jurgen Klopp that the Guinean midfielder, 23, rejected moves to Bayern Munich and Barcelona. (Independent)

The Anfield club's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, 30, has emerged as a target for Barcelona as a replacement for back-up Jasper Cillessen. (Marca)

Everton are expected to finalise the £40m signing of 21-year-old Brazilian forward Richarlison from Watford on Monday. (Liverpool Echo)

Manager Steve Bruce has reaffirmed his commitment to Aston Villa despite reports that Thierry Henry could be set to replace him. (Birmingham Mail)

Sunday's Star
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