Football gossip: Mahrez, Sessegnon, Bale, Fekir, Alisson, Grealish, Jorginho

Football gossip

Manchester City are closing in on a £75m deal for Leicester City and Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 27.(Mail)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho fears they will be priced out of signing Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, with the Spanish giants set to put a £200m price tag on the Wales international, 28. (Express)

Fulham's England Under-21 winger Ryan Sessegnon, 18, will remain with the Cottagers - who have been promoted to the Premier League - next season, despite speculation that he will join one of Europe's top clubs, says owner Shahid Khan. (Times - subscription required)

Liverpool are ready to step up efforts to sign Lyon captain Nabil Fekir with talks over a potential £60m deal for the 24-year-old France midfielder set to start this week. (Goal)

Roma director of football Monchi says there has been no offer for goalkeeper Alisson. The Brazil number one, 25, has been linked with Liverpool, and reports have intensified following the Reds' Champions League final defeat. (Mirror)

Manchester United are monitoring Aston Villa's English midfielder Jack Grealish, 22, as they look to build for the future. (Sun)

Leicester City have opened talks with 31-year-old England striker Jamie Vardy over a new £120,000-a-week deal. (Star)

Manchester City have had a £39m offer rejected for Napoli midfielder Jorginho. The Serie A side want £52m for the 26-year-old Italian and City face competition from fellow Premier League side Chelsea.(Mirror)

Manchester United's English defender Luke Shaw, 22, could stay at Old Trafford and see out his contract despite failing to hold down a regular starting place last season. (Mail)

Juventus could allow striker Gonzalo Higuain to leave the club if they receive a right offer this summer, with Chelsea leading the race for the 30-year-old Argentina international. (Calciomercato)

Manchester City are ready to compete with Paris St-Germain for 19-year-old Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe. The France international was on loan at PSG last season but the Ligue 1 champions may be forced to abort plans to sign him. (Manchester Evening News)

West Ham are keen on Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj. The 29-year-old Croatia international is out of contract this summer but the Italian club believe he will sign a new deal. (Tutto Mercato Web - in Italian)

Atletico Madrid full-back Sime Vrsaljko says he is happy at the Spanish side despite reports Manchester United are braced to sign the 26-year-old Croatia international. (Sportske Novosti - in Croatian)

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, 31, has switched agents after being left out of England's World Cup squad. (Mail)

Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign Slovakian former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel, 33, from Fenerbahce this summer. (Fotomac - in Turkish)

Manchester United target Samuel Umtiti has revealed his desire to stay at Barcelona. The 24-year-old France centre-back says he will not leave the Spanish side unless he is "thrown out". (Sun)

An Egyptian lawyer has filed a 1bn euros lawsuit against Real Madrid and Spain defender Sergio Ramos for the challenge which left Liverpool's Egypt forward Mohamed Salah injured during the Champions League final. (Evening Standard)

Former Arsenal and France midfielder Emmanuel Petit says the Gunners will "go nowhere" unless they spend heavily in the transfer market. (Mirror)

Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman and his squad have been enjoying darts lessons from fellow countryman Michael van Gerwen. (Twitter)

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