The latest rumors and gossip from Friday’s back pages, including news about Jude Bellingham’s next club.
Real Madrid are confident of winning the signing of Jude Bellingham in the upcoming summer transfer window (Daily Mirror).
One of the clubs interested in Bellingham is Liverpool, with Jürgen Klopp excluding at least two senior players from the Reds’ Champions League squad for the second half of the season following the signing of Cody Gakpo (Daily Mirror). I am facing what I have to do.
What Premier League Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has reportedly given the go-ahead for the Gunners to make a shock bid for Declan Rice this summer (Daily Mail).
The Gunners and Newcastle are reportedly keeping an eye on Napoli winger Harving Lozano (The Sun).
One of the teams expected to be busy this month is Manchester United, who are eyeing a possible transfer of Monaco and French centre-back Axel D’Sasi (Daily Mail).
The Old Trafford club are prioritizing the signing of a new forward in Erik ten Hag after settling a brief goalkeeper’s dilemma (Daily Express).
One player less likely to join is Frenkie de Jong (The Sun), as Barcelona president Joan Laporta insists midfielders are “not for sale”.
A full takeover of Leeds by the San Francisco 49ers could face opposition from Middle Eastern buyers (Daily Mail).
Aston Villa boss Unai Emery is looking to make a £15m raid on Real Betis left-back Alex Moreno (The Sun).
They have also shown interest in Las Palmas’ highly rated attacking midfielder Alberto Moreiro (Daily Mail).
Former Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has reportedly been offered the chance to revive his career by Turkish giants Fenerbahçe.
Southampton, QPR and Coventry are among the clubs interested in Hearts defender Alex Cochrane (Daily Mail).
The Saints are also exploring a loan move for Everton defender Michael Keane, 29, but the Goodison Club will not loan rivals (Daily Mail).
Leandro Trossard is reportedly set to leave Brighton in the summer after rejecting a new contract at Amex Stadium.
And finally on Friday, Lester asked about Lorian winger Dango Ouattara (Daily Mail).