THE Edinburgh Evening News are reporting that Hibs boss Neil Lennon is aiming to sign Lithuanian international midfielder Vykintas Slivka on three-year deal from Juventus.
Celtic skipper Scott Brown has told the Daily Record he hopes Moussa Dembele will stay and will only get better under Brendan Rodgers’ leadership:
He said: “For him to score a hat-trick in a Rangers v Celtic match in his first season and going from there to what he is now, he is a top quality player and underneath this manager he is going to get better.”
Liverpool insist Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho is not for sale at any price but the Daily Star reports that Barcelona are preparing an £80million bid. The Reds have already rejected a £72million offer from the Catalan giants, who do not appear keen to take no for an answer.
Manchester City are hoping to beat Real Madrid to the signing of Monaco’s teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, according to the Daily Mirror. The Blues have already splashed out £217million this summer and the £143million capture of Mbappe would carry their spending spree beyond £350million.
Staying with Monaco, winger Thomas Lemar is set to complete a £45million move to Arsenal as the exodus from the club continues, writes The Sun.
The Daily Mail reports that Tottenham are looking to bring in Hoffenheim full-back JEREMY TOLJAN. The 22-year-old can operate on both flanks and Spurs have shifted their attention after the pursuit of Porto defender Ricardo Pereira stalled over the complicated issue of third-party ownership and the baulking of the £20million fee.