Football gossip: Sancho, Saiss, Berahino, Banega, Jovic, Diame

Football gossip

Liverpool could make another move for 18-year-old Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho after missing out on him when he was at Manchester City. (Mirror)external-link

Wolves are close to agreeing a new contract with Morocco midfielder Romain Saiss, 28. (Telegraph)external-link

Arsenal will make another attempt to sign Sevilla and Argentina midfielder Ever Banega, 30, in the summer. (Mirror)external-link

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has suggested ex-Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 30, may be in a "comfort zone" after signing a lucrative contract with the Gunners last year. (Mail)external-link

Stoke will try to sell striker Saido Berahino as soon as the summer transfer window opens after the 25-year-old Burundi international was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. (Mail)external-link

Barcelona are favourites to sign Benfica striker Luka Jovic, who is on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt. Real Madrid, Chelsea and Bayern Munich are also interested in the 21-year-old Serb. (Goal)external-link

Real Madrid are leading the race to sign Porto defender Eder Militao, 21, and will sign the Brazil international for about £44m. (Marca)external-link

Juventus and Bosnia midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 28, could have joined Manchester United last summer before deciding to stay in Italy with the Serie A champions. (Il Gironale, via Star)external-link

Spanish champions Barcelona are also finalising the signing of Brazilian centre-back Vitao, 19, from Palmeiras. (Marca)external-link

Juventus have asked Inter Milan about Mauro Icardi's future but have not had talks with the Argentina striker, 25, or his agent. (Radio Rai via Four Four Two)external-link

Newcastle's former Senegal midfielder Mo Diame, 31, is edging closer to triggering a contract extension at St James' Park. (Chronicle)external-link

West Ham and Norway midfielder Martin Samuelsen, 21, who is on loan at VVV Venlo, is poised to return to his homeland with FK Haugesund. (Inside Futbol)external-link

West Brom's England Under-19 midfielder Rekeem Harper, 18 is "one step closer" to signing a new contract. (Express and Star)external-link

Manchester City are set to add third-tier Chinese club Sichuan Jiuniu to their global portfolio. (Guardian)external-link


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