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Manchester City look set to beat Chelsea to the signing 26-year-old Real Madrid full-back Danilo for a fee of up to £31m. (Mundo Deportivo)

Former Blackburn Rovers and Congo defender Christopher Samba, 33, could earn a contract at Aston Villa for 2017-18 after impressing manager Steve Bruce in training. (Birmingham Mail)

Antonio Conte has become the highest-paid manager in Chelsea's history on £9.5m a year after the 47-year-old Italian signed an improved two-year deal with the Premier League champions. (Evening Standard)

West Ham United and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph, 30, could join Newcastle United after the Hammers signed Manchester City's Joe Hart on a season-long loan. (Chronicle)

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes may move for Schalke's Ukraine winger Yevhen Konoplyanka, 27, as a replacement for Marko Arnautovic, who is set to join West Ham. (Stoke Sentinel)

Former Chelsea youth team defender Alex Davey, 22, has joined League Two Coventry City on trial. (Coventry Telegraph)

Danilo joined Real Madrid from Porto in 2015

Transfer news - previous update (09:00 BST)

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley wants £150,000 a week to join Tottenham and the Toffees are demanding £50m for the 23-year-old. (Daily Mirror)

West Ham are close to signing Mexico's former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 29, from Bayer Leverkusen in a £13m deal. (Daily Express)

Barcelona forward Neymar, 25, has accepted an offer from Paris St-Germain after the French club triggered his £195m release clause. (Esporte Interativo via Daily Mail)

But Barcelona's vice-president, Jordi Mestre, has insisted Brazil international Neymar will not leave the Spanish giants any time soon. (Daily Star)

South American football expert Tim Vickery says Neymar could leave Barcelona to step out of team-mate and Argentina forward Lionel Messi's shadow. (BBC Radio 5 live)

Spurs face having to pay midfielder Moussa Sissoko to leave the club having spent £30m on the 27-year-old last summer. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal will try to sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, 29, if Alexis Sanchez leaves the club this summer. (Don Balon via Daily Star)

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has said Manchester City target Sanchez, 28, is not for sale. (Sky Sports)

But Paris St-Germain have renewed their interest in the forward and are now emerging as favourites to sign the Chile international. (Daily Telegraph)

Newcastle and Crystal Palace are considering moves for West Ham goalkeeper Adrian, 30, after his club signed England keeper Joe Hart on loan from Manchester City. (Daily Mirror)

Leicester City are in pole position to sign Manchester City's 20-year-old Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho for £25m. (Daily Telegraph)

Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann, 30, is a target for Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan. (Sun)

Swansea have made an approach to re-sign Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, 28, who spent last season on loan at Stoke. (Foot Mercato via Sun)

Manchester United have ended their pursuit of Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier, with the north London club unwilling to sell the 23-year-old. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier, 26, is believed to earn around £70,000 per week on his new five-year contract. (Daily Mail)

Everton defender Matty Pennington is joining Championship side Leeds United on loan. The 22-year-old, who made three appearances for Everton last season, has flown to Austria to complete the deal. (Liverpool Echo)

Arsenal are close to signing 16-year-old Feyenoord forward Joshua Zirkzee, having won the battle with Ajax. (SoccerNews via Sun)

Jack Wilshere has been told he can leave Arsenal this summer. The England midfielder, 25, is now considering his options as he has a year left on his Gunners contract. (Daily Mirror)

West Bromwich Albion have turned down an approach from Leicester City for captain Jonny Evans, 29, who is set to sign a new contract with the Baggies. (Daily Mail)

Hull City have struck a deal to bring back Fraizer Campbell, 29, back to the club after his release by Crystal Palace. (Hull Daily Mail)

Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo, 20, is set to move to either Fulham or Middlesbrough on loan. The Reds have received offers from both of the Championship clubs and are prepared to let him leave this season. (Liverpool Echo)

Juventus' bid to sign striker Patrik Schick, 21, from Sampdoria has fallen through, despite him having a medical. (ESPN FC)

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The Mirror lead with Ross Barkley demanding higher wages than Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris if he moves to Tottenham
The Mirror lead with Ross Barkley demanding higher wages than Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris if he moves to Tottenham


Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink dived over the finish line during the dad's race at a school sports day - and John Terry caught it on camera. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that it was a "mistake"' to let the ongoing saga surrounding his future continue last year. (Daily Mail)

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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, has confirmed his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is pregnant with his fourth child following months of rumours. (El Mundo, via Standard)

Lucas Leiva, who completed his transfer to Lazio on Tuesday, has bid farewell to Liverpool with open letter to the fans. (Liverpool FC)

And Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson paid tribute to his departing colleague...

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"It's been an honour to play alongside you as a team-mate, know you as a friend and learn from you as a man. Good luck with your future and everything you and your family do, you'll be missed by us all here."

The best of Tuesday's transfer news

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, 27, has arrived in Turin to complete a £10m move to Italian champions Juventus. (Evening Standard)

Manchester United's French forward Anthony Martial, 21, may be used in a swap deal for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, 28. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer is convinced striker Christian Benteke, 26, will stay despite speculation linking him with Premier League rivals Chelsea and Everton. Benteke scored 15 Premier League goals in 2016-17. (Evening Standard)

Premier League champions Chelsea have "serious and strong interest" in Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, 29.(Sky Sports)

Crystal Palace have offered about £16m for Arsenal defender Calum Chambers, 22. (Telegraph)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is not willing to pay over the odds for Real Madrid's 24-year-old striker Alvaro Morata, who could be heading to Italy. (Daily Star)

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