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Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, has been spotted meeting "super agent" Jorge Mendes and a group of businessmen at a Knightsbridge restaurant as rumours persist of a potential summer move to China. (Sun)external-link

Barcelona have held talks over a deal to sign Paris St-Germain midfielder and rumoured Chelsea target Marco Verratti, 24. (Mundo Deportivo, in Spanish)external-link

Cesc Fabregas has emerged as a target for AC Milan, with the Italian giants set to "give everything" to sign the 29-year-old Chelsea midfielder. (Corriere dello Sport, in Italian)external-link

Chelsea are confident that Eden Hazard, 26, will stay at Stamford Bridge this summer following rumours that Real Madrid could make a world record bid for the Belgian midfielder. (Guardian)external-link

West Ham have warned Chelsea target Michail Antonio, 27, he is going nowhere and offering to double the winger's wages to stay with the east London club. (Daily Mirror)external-link

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Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires says the Gunners will sign Monaco's highly rated 18-year-old striker Kylian Mbappe. (Bwin)external-link

Dejan Lovren's new £100,000-a-week deal at Liverpool makes him the fifth-highest paid defender in the Premier League, behind David Luiz (Chelsea), Nicolas Otamendi and Vincent Kompany (both Manchester City) and John Terry (also Chelsea).(Daily Mirror)external-link

Atletico Madrid are determined to ensure Liverpool-linked defender Theo Hernandez, 19, who is currently on loan at Alaves, does not join their city rivals Real Madrid.(Don Balon, in Spanish)external-link

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge, 27, is a potential target for West Ham boss Slaven Bilic. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal scouted Dele Alli, 21, "many, many times" prior to his move from MK Dons to north London rivals Tottenham. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Manchester United have made Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann, 26, and Everton's Romelu Lukaku, 23, their top two striker targets this summer. (Daily Express)external-link

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Saturday's Daily Express back page - Arsene Wenger is worried his north London neighbours will not enjoy moving home

Goalkeeper David de Gea, 26, is heading closer to the Manchester United exit as he pushes for a move to Real Madrid this summer. (Marca)external-link

However, United insist that De Gea has not asked to leave the club this summer. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is plotting a shock move for Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, 30, who is currently on loan at Torino, when the transfer window reopens. (Marca, via Daily Star)external-link

Meanwhile, England keeper Hart would be open to a move to Old Trafford as a replacement for De Gea. (Independent)external-link

Hertha Berlin's 19-year-old defender Jordan Torunarigha says he dreams of playing for Manchester United. (Bild, in German - subscription required)external-link

Pep Guardiola holds the key to landing Virgil van Dijk this summer, with Southampton's 25-year-old Dutch centre-back reportedly eager to work with the Manchester City manager. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Sunderland manager David Moyes has hinted that he may consider his future at the Stadium of Light after the end of this season. (Daily Express)external-link

Crystal Palace are being considered for a potential takeover by Desports, a Chinese marketing company that already own La Liga side Granada. But Eagles chairman Steve Parish, who owns 18% of the club, does not want to sell. (Times - subscription required)external-link

West Brom are considering a move for Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson, but are reluctant to meet the Teesside club's £30m asking price for the 24-year-old. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas, 23, is eager to stay at loan club Fulham even if the Cottagers do not make it into the Premier League for next season. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Watford captain Troy Deeney worries that young footballers just care about nice cars and Instagram posts, and have no concept of the real world. (BBC Radio 5 live In Short)

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Chapecoense star Rossi was sent off on Thursday for inappropriately touching a Club Nacional player's behind in a Copa Libertadores match between the two sides. (Sun)external-link

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