Football gossip: Hudson-Odoi, Koulibaly, Skriniar, Jota, Grealish, Varane

Football gossip

Manchester United have joined the chase for England and Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

United will have to break their transfer record and pay £130m to take Napoli and Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 27, to Old Trafford. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Manchester City are prepared to offer £85m for Inter Milan's Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, 24. (Calciomercato)external-link

Tottenham are monitoring Wolves' Portuguese forward Diogo Jota, 22, and Aston Villa's 23-year-old English midfielder Jack Grealish. (Sunday Express)external-link

Ajax director of football Marc Overmars has expressed interest in bringing Spurs' Belgium defenders Jan Vertonghen, 31, and Toby Alderweireld, 30, back to the Dutch club this summer. (Fox Sports - via Metro)external-link

West Brom striker Salomon Rondon's permanent move to Newcastle in the summer is in doubt because Magpies owner Mike Ashley has reservations over the 29-year-old Venezuela international's age. (Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Manchester United are targeting Norwich City's 21-year-old English defender Ben Godfrey, who is valued at £10m. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Manchester United are interested in three Portuguese players - 19-year-old Benfica forward Joao Felix, his team-mate and defender Ruben Dias, 21, and Sporting Lisbon's 24-year-old midfielder Bruno Fernandes. The trio could cost £250m but United face competition from Manchester City, Juventus, Barcelona and Real Madrid. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Benfica are looking to increase Felix's release clause in order to ward off interest. (AS)external-link

Everton have enquired about Lille's Portuguese striker Rafael Leao, 19, as they look to add two new forwards this summer. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Meanwhile, Newcastle and Tottenham will battle to sign Lille's 20-year-old French midfielder Boubakary Soumare. (Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Cagliari president Tommaso Giulini has confirmed he has had discussions with clubs including Chelsea and Inter Milan regarding Italy midfielder Nicolo Barella, 21. (Corriere dello Sport)external-link

Arsenal are prioritising a new left-back, a wide attacker and a replacement for Juventus-bound Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 28, this summer. Gunners boss Unai Emery is keen on Paris St-Germain's French midfielder Christopher Nkunku and Rennes' Senegalese winger Ismaila Sarr, both 21. (Football London)external-link

Bournemouth have placed a £34m valuation on Netherlands defender Nathan Ake, with Napoli keen on the 24-year-old. (Calciomercato)external-link

Real Madrid's French defender Raphael Varane, 25, has told team-mates he wants to leave the Bernabeu. (Marca, via Sunday Mirror)external-link

Inter Milan are still hoping to sign Barcelona's Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 31, and PSV Eindhoven's 21-year-old Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)external-link

The Express claim Manchester United want Callum Hudson-Odoi
The Express claim Manchester United want Callum Hudson-Odoi

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