Transfer rumours: Sancho, Werner, Holgate, Lozano, Pogba, Sturridge

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Manchester United are leading the race to sign Borussia Dortmund's England forward Jadon Sancho, 19, for a Premier League record fee in the summer. (Telegraph)external-link

United are set to battle Liverpool to secure the signing of Sancho for £100m, along with RB Leipzig's 23-year-old Germany forward Timo Werner. (Express)external-link

Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain are also monitoring Sancho, who favours a move back to England. (Mirror)external-link

Meanwhile, Werner unfollowed Leipzig on Twitter after they used an image of him in response to Liverpool's first Premier League defeat of the season. (Echo)external-link

Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann would like to keep left-back Angelino, who is on loan from Manchester City, at the club - but says the 23-year-old Spaniard's "hefty price tag" for a permanent move could be a problem. (Kicker - in German)external-link

English defender Mason Holgate, 23, says his focus is on Everton amid interest from clubs such as Manchester City. (Mail)external-link

Everton's scout in Italy says the club "know what to do" regarding a move for Napoli's Mexico winger Hirving Lozano, 24. (Area Napoli, via Star)external-link

Leicester City are monitoring Burnley's English defender Charlie Taylor, 26, as a potential replacement for England international Ben Chilwell, 23. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Scottish champions Celtic are attempting to tie 22-year-old France Under-21 forward Odsonne Edouard to a new contract amid interest from the Foxes. (Record)external-link

Winger Allan Saint-Maximin, 22, could leave Newcastle United after a falling out with boss Steve Bruce, with Crystal Palace and Wolverhampton Wanderers interested in the Frenchman. (Mail)external-link

Manager Frank Lampard believes Chelsea's out-of-favour Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 25, still has a future at the club. (Mail)external-link

Porto's 27-year-old Brazil defender Alex Telles, who is a Chelsea target, has rejected a contract extension at the Portuguese club. (A Bola, via Sun)external-link

France international Paul Pogba, 26, will return to Manchester United first-team training this week and is keen to develop a midfield partnership with 25-year-old Portuguese January signing Bruno Fernandes. (ESPN)external-link

Aston Villa and David Beckham's MLS franchise Inter Miami are both interested in signing 30-year-old England striker Daniel Sturridge, who is a free agent but banned until 17 June. (Sun)external-link

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is concerned failure to qualify for the Champions League this season will see the club struggle to attract players. (ESPN)external-link

RB Leipzig's 21-year-old French defender Dayot Upamecano, who is an Arsenal target, says he feels "very good" at the German club. (Mirror)external-link

The Gunners have long been interested in Upamecano and were close to making a £50m bid in January. (Express)external-link

Meanwhile, Arsenal could be interested in Wolves and Mexico forward Raul Jimenez, 28, to replace Alexandre Lacazette, if the 28-year-old Frenchman leaves at the end of the season. (Express)external-link

Wolves' 20-year-old English defender Dion Sanderson is attracting interest from Premier League clubs. (Mail)external-link

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson is set for further talks with chairman Steve Parish this week over a contract extension. (Standard)external-link

Manchester City's Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, 36, is considering an offer to join New York City in the summer. (Guardian)external-link

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