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Manchester United are ready to let Wayne Rooney leave for China within the next month, ending the 31-year-old's 15 years in the Premier League. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal are in advanced talks with Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri about the 49-year-old succeeding Arsene Wenger as the club's manager. (Sunday Express)

The Gunners and Manchester United are both preparing £85m bids for Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann, 25. (Mail on Sunday)

Should they lose Griezmann, Atletico are ready to move for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, 28, and are prepared to pay the Chilean forward £220,000 a week. (Sun on Sunday)

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana, 28, who has been linked with Paris St-Germain and Tottenham, has agreed a new four-year deal worth £120,000 a week. (Sunday Express)

But the Reds are set to sell Daniel Sturridge in the summer after manager Jurgen Klopp lost patience with the 27-year-old striker's injury record. (Sunday Mirror)

Former England defender Rio Ferdinand says Sturridge needs to show "what he's made of" and follow the example of Chelsea forward Pedro, 29. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

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The Mail on Sunday leads on Arsenal and Manchester United's hopes of signing Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann

Liverpool are determined to sign Roma midfielder Leandro Paredes, 22, and are set to make a £22.5m bid with an extra £4m in bonuses. (Sun on Sunday)

West Ham owner David Sullivan says he wants to sign "a few more British players", as the club look to recruit Brentford striker Scott Hogan, 24. (London Evening Standard)

Leicester are expected to increase their efforts to sign Middlesbrough forward Gaston Ramirez having already had an offer of £12m for the 26-year-old turned down. (Mail on Sunday)

The Foxes have rejected a £38m bid from Tianjin Quanjian for striker Islam Slimani, 28. (Sky Sports)

Aston Villa will sign highly rated 17-year-old Bury defender Jacob Bedeau. (Birmingham Mail)

Swansea are in talks with Benfica over a loan deal for defender Lisandro Ezequiel Lopez, 27. (ESPN)

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On-loan striker Chris Martin, 28, is set for talks with Fulham on Sunday and will demand to be returned to Derby, where he has just signed a new contract. (Sunday Telegraph)

Hull and Swansea are considering moving for former West Ham midfielder Diego Poyet. The 21-year-old is a free agent after his contract with the Hammers was cancelled by mutual consent on transfer deadline day last summer. (ESPN)

A consortium looking to buy or invest in a London club has targerted Championship side QPR. (Daily Star Sunday)

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And finally

Former Premier League referee Howard Webb has revealed he once booked former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba for missing kick-off because he was "having a number two". (Sunday Mirror)

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