Aston Villa are close to taking their summer spending to around £100million as they near the signings of Douglas Luiz and Bjorn Engels.
What the papers say Manchester United are confident a compromise can be reached with Leicester in their pursuit of Harry Maguire, according to The Sun. But they have dropped their interest in Newcastle’s Sean Longstaff after being quoted £50million for him.
Leicester have completed the club-record signing of Youri Tielemans from Monaco.
What the papers say Chelsea are close to naming former player Frank Lampard as their new manager, according to the Mail. It says the current Derby boss will return to Stamford Bridge on a three-year, £4million-a-year deal, which could be confirmed within the next couple of days, and reportedly includes a bonus for Champions League qualification.
Wilfried Zaha’s brother has urged Crystal Palace to let him leave after Arsenal reportedly made a £40million bid for the Eagles forward.
What the papers say Arsenal could be facing competition in their pursuit for Kieran Tierney, the Mail reports. Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti is said to be a long-term admirer of the Celtic left-back and could threaten the Gunners’ £15million bid, the paper says.
What the papers say Newcastle are drawing up a shortlist to replace Rafael Benitez, with Porto boss Sergio Conceicao among those being considered for the manager’s job, the Mail says. St James’ Park officials have been in touch with 44-year-old Conceicao, who is reportedly not ruling out the prospect of a move, the paper says.
What the papers say Manchester United look to have ended their chase for Leicester City ace Harry Maguire after hearing the Foxes’ price tag. According to the Mirror, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had targeted the centre-back as he aims to rebuild his team over the summer but the paper now reports that the Red Devils will walk away from a making an offer after Leicester wanted £90million plus £10million in add-ons. United were hoping to pay around £60million, the paper says.
What the papers say Leicester City’s Harry Maguire could seal an £80million switch to Manchester City this week, according to the Daily Mirror. The 26-year-old is ready to join City over rivals Manchester United, who have also been pushing to land him, in a world record transfer for a defender, the paper says.
David Turnbull will hold talks over a move to Celtic after Motherwell accepted a £3million bid for the 19-year-old midfielder.
Scotland’s summer transfer window officially opens on Tuesday.