Football gossip: Hazard, Depay, Neymar, Meunier, Ndombele, Robben, Lukaku

Football gossip

Chelsea are holding out for a £100m bid from Real Madrid for Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard, 28. (Independent on Sunday)external-link

The Blues have made contact with the representatives of Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 30. Chelsea are also interested in Borussia Dortmund and Sweden forward Alexander Isak, 19. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, and Spain keeper David de Gea, 28, are part of seven Manchester United players thinking about leaving the club as they struggle to qualify for next season's Champions League. (Sunday Times - subscription required) external-link

Everton keeper Jordan Pickford, 25, and Atletico Madrid stopper Jan Oblak, 26, are on Manchester United's shortlist if they lose De Gea, who is a target for PSG. England international Pickford could cost up to £60m, while Slovenian Oblak may cost a world record fee. (Sunday Express)external-link

Manchester United have been scouting PSG and Belgium right-back Thomas Meunier, 27, since the start of the season. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele is a target for Manchester United, but they face a battle with PSG for the 22-year-old Frenchman. (L'Equipe - in French)external-link

Liverpool could make a move for Lyon and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 25, if Senegal winger Sadio Mane, 26, leaves Anfield this summer. (L'Equipe, via Mail on Sunday)external-link

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, 27, regrets leaving Barcelona "more than most", says his former Barca and Brazil team-mate Adriano. (Cadena Ser)external-link

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is considering replacing England right-back Kieran Trippier, 28, with Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 21. (Sunday Express)external-link

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri wants France striker Olivier Giroud to stay at the club. The 32-year-old's Blues deal expires in June but the Stamford Bridge club have the option to extend it by 12 months. (Star on Sunday)external-link

Leicester City have joined Everton, Southampton, Tottenham and West Ham in wanting to sign 24-year-old Serbia striker Aleksandar Mitrovic from Fulham following the Craven Cottage club's relegation from the Premier League. (Sportski Zurnal, via Leicester Mercury)external-link

Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande also want Mitrovic and are willing to meet Fulham's £50m asking price and pay the forward £300,000-a-week. (Sunday Express)external-link

Fulham winger Ryan Sessegnon, 18, could see out the final year of his contract with the club in the Championship next season and then sign for German club Borussia Dortmund, who would just have to pay training compensation for the England Under-21 international. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Bayern Munich and Netherlands winger Arjen Robben, 35, could snub a move to Inter Milan in favour of a switch to the MLS. (Calciomercato)external-link

Everton will earn £5m if their former striker Romelu Lukaku leaves Manchester United this summer. The 25-year-old Belgium international is wanted by Inter Milan. (Sunday Telegraph)external-link

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez says he is "not too close" to resolving his future at St James' Park. (Sky Sports)external-link

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says Scotland winger Ryan Fraser may not be at the club next season. The 25-year-old is a target for Arsenal. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

QPR have made contact with Rui Almeida, the manager of Portuguese Ligue 2 club Troyes, as their search for Steve McClaren's replacement continues. (Football.London)external-link

The 14-year-old son of Brazil legend Ronaldinho has signed a five-year contract with Cruzeiro. Joao Mendes has been with the Brazilian club since last year. (Cruzeiro - in Portuguese)external-link

Mail on Sunday back page
Mail on Sunday back page

Top Stories

Explore the BBC