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Only four clubs in world football can afford to buy 18-year-old Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe, according to his agent - Manchester United, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona. (L'Equipe, via Daily Star)external-link

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted he is interested in Monaco's Mbappe but says a £100m price tag will make any deal difficult. (Daily Mail)external-link

Massimiliano Allegri has ended speculation linking him with the managerial jobs at Arsenal and Barcelona by agreeing a new deal at Juventus until 2020. (Sun)external-link

Real Madrid forward James Rodriguez, 25, has an agreement with agent Jorge Mendes to ensure he signs for Manchester United this summer. (Diaro Gol)external-link

Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger wants former Manchester United team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, to join him in the MLS once he has recovered from the serious knee injury that could end his time at Old Trafford. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Thursday's Daily Telegraph back page
Thursday's Daily Telegraph back page

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is targeting Chelsea midfielder Willian, 28, as part of his summer rebuilding plans at Old Trafford. (ESPN)external-link

Mourinho has held talks with Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, 24, over a summer move to Old Trafford. (Don Balon)external-link

Manchester United appear to be planning for life after David de Gea with the representatives of Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak, 24, having flown into the city. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

And United centre-back Eric Bailly, 23, has admitted he was expecting to sign for Manchester City last summer before Jose Mourinho intervened. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce has warned the likes of Chelsea and Tottenham that forward Wilfried Zaha, 24, is worth £40m in the current market. (Metro)external-link

Shanghai Shenhua boss Gus Poyet says there is a "great possibility" former Chelsea team-mate John Terry, 36, will join him in China when his Stamford Bridge career ends this summer. (Talksport, via Daily Star)external-link

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis says he stopped Chelsea signing defender Kalidou Koulibaly last summer because his club couldn't find a suitable replacement for the 25-year-old. (Bein Sports, via Metro)external-link

Liverpool midfielder Kevin Stewart, 23, could become one of the first summer signings of Premier League newcomers Brighton & Hove Albion. (Telegraph)external-link

Thursday's Daily Star back page
Thursday's Daily Star back page

Aston Villa's French defender Jordan Amavi, 23, has been linked with a switch to Italian side Napoli. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Barcelona chiefs have arrived in London to seal a deal for Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin, 22. (Diaro Gol)external-link

However, Barca could be put off by Arsenal's £34m asking price for Bellerin, who started his career in the Spanish club's academy. (Marca, via Metro)external-link

Manager Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will not pursue their interest in Tottenham's 21-year-old England midfielder Dele Alli this summer. (Daily Mail)external-link

Hull City officials have travelled to Fenerbahce in a bid to sign 28-year-old defender Simon Kjaer, who is also wanted by Liverpool. (Hull Daily Mail)external-link

Leeds are keen on Brighton keeper David Stockdale, 31, who is out of contract this summer. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Burnley's 24-year-old England defender Michael Keane will be the subject of bids by Manchester United, Tottenham, Liverpool and Everton in the summer. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Sutton's Roarie Deacon, a former Arsenal trainee, could be in line for a surprise Jamaica call-up after his heroics in this season's FA Cup. (Daily Mirror)external-link

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Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert will receive a new Championship player of the year trophy from the EFL after they managed to spell his name wrong on the original, engraving 'Knockeart' by mistake. (Sun)external-link

Francesco Totti will wear a special gold-coloured pair of boots in this weekend's Rome derby to mark the 25 years he has played for Roma. (Daily Mirror)external-link

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