Football gossip: Lukaku, Kane, Wilson, Jovic, Vukovic, Cech

Football gossip

Manchester United's Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku, 25, wants to join Juventus this summer if he is forced out of Old Trafford.(Sun)

Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 25, needs to move to a "big club" to prove himself and win trophies, according to former Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic. (Metro)

Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, wants to stay at Manchester United and is ready to sign a new deal worth a potential £375,000 a week. (Mail)

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers wants to bring in £40m-rated Bournemouth and England striker Callum Wilson, 27. (Sun)

Manchester City are monitoring on Benfica and Serbia striker Luka Jovic. The 21-year-old is currently on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt. (Mail)

Chelsea are among a number of Premier League clubs looking at Maritimo's 26-year-old Croatian midfielder Josip Vukovic. (Talksport)

Arsenal will recall 26-year-old Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez from his loan spell at Reading to become the club's number two as they cannot afford to sign a replacement for the retiring Petr Cech. (Sun)

Arsenal and Southampton tried to sign Miguel Almiron on loan before the Paraguay midfielder moved to Newcastle United on a permanent deal, according to the 25-year-old's agent. (ABC Cardinal, via Star)

QPR could move into a 45,000-capacity stadium as part of a £425m redevelopment project. (Mail)

Former Leeds United boss David Hockaday says he tried to sign current Liverpool and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk, 27, from Celtic during his short spell at Elland Road, but was turned down by owner Massimo Cellino. (Guardian)

Footballer-turned-film-star Vinnie Jones says an unnamed American investor opted out of buying Newcastle United because he "didn't like their nickname". (Talksport)

Chelsea asked their fans on Twitter who the club should sign in the close season, despite currently being banned from making transfers. (Reuters)

Manchester United striker James Wilson, 23, says he chose a loan move to Aberdeen this season to put himself "in the shop window". (ESPN)

Real Madrid have identified Ajax's Argentine left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, 26, as a replacement for 30-year-old Marcelo. (Tuttosport, via Mirror)

Brazil international Marcelo is set to join Juventus.(Tuttosport, via AS)

Juventus should consider a swap deal involving Argentina striker Paulo Dybala, 25, and Napoli's Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 27, says the club's former president. (Radio Kiss Kiss, via Goal)

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez says "it is not easy at the moment" for 27-year-old midfielder Jonjo Shelvey as he struggles to win back his place in the squad. (Mirror)

Tottenham striker Harry Kane was "lucky" not to be sent off against Chelsea on Wednesday after he "deliberately moved his head towards" Cesar Azpilicueta, says ex-referee Mark Clattenburg. (Mail)

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