Football gossip: Sane, Fernandes, Umtiti, Tierney, Balde, Kean

Football gossip: Sane, Fernandes, Umtiti, Tierney, Balde, Kean

Manchester City and Germany forward Leroy Sane, 23, remains Bayern Munich’s top transfer target this summer despite a recent lack of progress on a deal. (Sky Sports)

That is because Chelsea have rejected Bayern’s latest offer for 18-year-old England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. (Express)

Sporting boss Marcel Keizer believes the chances of keeping Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes at the club are slim, with Manchester United among those interested in the 24-year-old. (Record – in Portuguese)

Manchester United are considering a move for Barcelona and France defender Samuel Umtiti, 25. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

United look likely to reject Inter Milan’s proposed £62.7m deal to sign 26-year-old Belgium striker Romelua Lukaku, first on loan and then permanently. (Telegraph)

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has told Arsenal they will need to pay “a lot more” money if they are to secure a deal for Scotland left-back Kieran Tierney, 22. (Telegraph)

The Gunners are keeping tabs on Monaco forward Keita Balde, 24, after Inter Milan opted against signing the Senegal international. (Le 10 Sport – in French)

Borussia Dortmund and France Under-20 defender Dan-Axel Zagadou, 20, wants to leave the club and is a target for Arsenal. (Bild, via Mirror)

The father of Juventus striker and Everton target Moise Kean, 19, has announced that the Italian “wants to move to Inter Milan“. (Mirror)

Real Madrid and Spain midfielder Dani Ceballos does not want to leave the Spanish giants despite the 22-year-old not being part of boss Zinedine Zidane’s plans. (Marca)

Crystal Palace are preparing a move for Nice’s French winger Allan Saint-Maximin, 22, as they prepare to lose 26-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha. (Metro)

Manchester City and Manchester United are competing to sign Hoffenheim’s 19-year-old Israeli midfielder Ilay Elmkies, who could cost £2.5m. (Sun)

Atletico Madrid are considering a move for Real Madrid’s Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez, with the 27-year-old surplus to requirements at the Bernabeu. (Cadena SER – in Spanish)

Tottenham are ready to make a move for Arsenal target William Saliba, with Saint-Etienne valuing the 18-year-old French defender at £20m. (RMC, via Star)

Bayern Munich attempted to hijack PEC Zwolle defender Sepp van den Berg’s move to Liverpool while the 17-year-old Dutchman was undergoing a medical. (Times – subscription required)

Assistant manager Gianfranco Zola will leave Chelsea this weekend when his contract expires, having turned down the offer of an ambassadorial role at the club. (Guardian)

France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, a summer target for Manchester United, looks to have edged closer to a move away from Paris St-Germain after the 24-year-old’s mother revealed the club have not made any offers to tempt her son to stay. (Mail)

Real Madrid’s Norwegian playmaker Martin Odegaard, 20, is set to head out on loan for another two seasons. (AS)

English midfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, is expected to report for pre-season training as normal next week with Newcastle United, despite interest from Manchester United. (Chronicle)

Spain left-back Marcos Alonso, 28, and Italy right-back Davide Zappacosta, 27, are looking to leave Chelsea this summer. (Star)

Arsenal’s 21-year-old Polish centre-back Krystian Bielik wants to leave the club this summer. (Sun)

German striker Bassala Sambou, 21, has rejected a new contract with Everton and is set to move to the Bundesliga or Eredivisie. (Liverpool Echo)


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