ARSENAL TO OFFER ALEXIS £300K PW
Arsenal are prepared to make wantaway star Alexis Sanchez the highest paid player in the Premier League should he remain in north London, according to a report from the Standard.
The Chile international has long been linked with a move away from the Emirates, with top-tier rivals Manchester City thought to be leading the chase, though the Gunners are determined to hold onto their key asset.
Despite the future of manager Arsene Wenger being unclear, Arsenal chiefs are ready to offer Alexis £300,000-per-week to secure his future, overtaking Manchester United's Paul Pogba's £290,000 weekly wage.
ARSENAL OPEN ALLEGRI TALKS
Arsenal have entered into discussions with Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri regarding the prospect of succeeding Arsene Wenger at Emirates Stadium, according to The Sun.
The Gunners have yet to reveal their coaching plans for next season, with Wenger's current contract due to expire in the summer.
LIVERPOOL WANT £35M OX
Liverpool have not been put off by Arsenal's £35 million valuation of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, reports the Telegraph.
The England international is heading towards the final 12 months of his Gunners contract and the Reds are plotting a raid on their Premier League rivals.
BAYERN EYE PAULINHO
Bayern Munich are considering bringing former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho back to Europe from Guangzhou Evergrande, says RMC Sport.
The Brazil international headed to China in 2015 but may be offered the chance to rekindle his career at the highest level with the Bundesliga champions.
CITY WANT CASH BIDS FOR HART
Manchester City are only willing to negotiate cash offers for outcast Joe Hart and will therefore reject Torino's approach for a second loan this summer, according to the Daily Mail.
City are believed to be keen to recoup around £15m for the goalkeeper, who is a certainty to leave the Etihad Stadium at the end of the current campaign.
ARSENAL SET FOR £200M OVERHAUL
Arsenal will have upwards of £100 million – perhaps closer to £200m – to spend in the summer transfer window, with Arsene Wenger expected to be the man to use the funds as part of a squad overhaul, the Mirror reports.
The report states Wenger will sign a new two-year deal at the Emirates and could oversee the sale of Jack Wilshere, Olivier Giroud, David Ospina, and Lucas Perez to name a few, as the Gunners look to put together a massive transfer kitty and get serious about challenging for major silverware.
ARSENAL WANT OVERMARS
Arsenal are intent on appointing their first ever director of football at the club, with Marc Overmars the leading candidate to fill the position, the Daily Mail reports.
The report states that the Gunners are looking to shake things up behind the scenes, with potential candidates set to take charge of the club's transfer business as well as its footballing ethos.
Arsenal are also said to be admirers of Dortmund director Michael Zorc.
BARCA STAR WANTS PL MOVE
Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has spoken to fellow Spaniards in the Premier League as he considers a move to England, reports AS.
The 2012 European Championship-winning full-back has been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United.
MAN UTD EYE MONACO TRIO
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is planning a £72 million raid on Monaco for Tiemoue Bakayoko, Djibril Sidibe and Benjamin Mendy, according to The Sun.
The Red Devils boss is hoping to be given £250m to spend this summer as he looks to overhaul his squad at Old Trafford.
KEY DUO TO LEAVE CHELSEA
Both Eden Hazard and Diego Costa are set to leave Chelsea this summer, according to The Sun.
Real Madrid are increasingly confident of completing a £100 million move for Hazard while Costa wants to leave England and is set to join a Chinese Super League side.
CITY PLOT MENDY MOVE
Manchester City are set to make a bid for Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy, according to France Football.
Pep Guardiola is keen to rejuvenate his backline next season and is hopeful of completing a quick deal for the full-back.
BAYERN IN PAULINHO TALKS
Bayern Munich have held talks with Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho regarding a summer move, according to RMC.
The Brazil international has been in great form recently, and Carlo Ancelotti has been impressed with the former Tottenham man's versatility.
ZAHA TOPS CITY SHORTLIST
Crystal Palace winger Wilfred Zaha is top of Manchester City's summer transfer wishlist, according to The Sun.
Pep Guardiola has been impressed by the Ivory Coast international and is ready to battle Tottenham for his signature.
CITY LEADING ALEXIS CHASE
Manchester City have pulled out in front in the race to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, established Chilean daily Cooperativa reports.
Until recently, reports had placed Chelsea at the head of the queue in the attacker's ongoing transfer saga, but it is claimed that Pep Guardiola's side are prepared to shell out £50 million for Sanchez's services, with the 28-year-old set to bank upwards of £200,000 per week in the prime years of his career.
MAN CITY JOIN LACAZETTE CHASE
Manchester City have joined Arsenal in the hunt for £40 million Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, according to the Daily Mirror.
The France international is expected to be on the move this summer, with Atletico Madrid also weighing up a big-money approach.
MADRID TO SELL ONE OF BBC
Real Madrid are prepared to sell one of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale or Karim Benzema this summer, reports Don Balon.
The Santiago Bernabeu board are said to have been unimpressed by recent showings and are ready to freshen up their forward line.
MAN UTD PLOT OZIL RAID
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is plotting a shock summer move for Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, according to the Daily Mirror.
German midfielder Ozil played under Mourinho at Real Madrid and, with 12 months left on his contract in June, the Gunners could sell to their Premier League rivals in a big enough offer is tabled.
Arsenal famously sold star striker Robin van Persie to Old Trafford when Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge, then watched their former player win the title that had eluded him with Man Utd the following season.
ARSENAL SCOUTING PICKFORD
Arsenal have sent scouts to watch Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, according to Sunderland Echo.
The Gunners have been impressed by the England Under-21 international's performances this season, but they would likely face competition for his signature this summer.
Manchester City, Liverpool, Manchester United and Everton have all shown an interest in the former Preston North End loanee.
MADRID PLAN GRIEZMANN MOVE
Real Madrid are making plans to move for Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann at the end of next season, according to L'Equipe.
The France international insists he will not leave the Rojiblancos this summer, but their city rivals believe the player could be tempted by the package they are putting together in 2018.
MARSEILLE WANT GIROUD
Marseille want to capitalise on Olivier Giroud's lack of starts for Arsenal by tempting the striker to return to Ligue 1, according to France Football.
The club now owned by American businessman Frank McCourt have already signed France internationals Dimitri Payet and Patrice Evra, and Giroud is next on their list.