Football gossip: Terry, Cancelo, Trippier, Rakitic, Wan-Bissaka

Football gossip

Former England and Chelsea captain John Terry, the current Aston Villa assistant boss, is in talks with Middlesbrough about becoming their new manager. (Talksport)external-link

Manchester City are close to signing 24-year-old Portuguese full-back Joao Cancelo, who is valued at 60m euros (£52.9m) by his club Juventus. (Record - in Portuguese)external-link

Atletico Madrid and Napoli are interested in signing Tottenham's England international right-back Kieran Tripper, 28. (Mirror)external-link

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez, whose contract expires in the summer, has yet to agree a new deal and talks could stretch into next week. (Guardian)external-link

Newcastle United will offer 21-year-old Sean Longstaff, who has been linked with Manchester United, a new deal to keep the English midfielder at the club. (Star)external-link

Manchester United are preparing to make a move for AC Milan's 20-year-old Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, with uncertainty over 28-year-old Spain keeper David de Gea's future at Old Trafford. (Calciomercato, via Express)external-link

Argentine Sergio Romero, 32, will be promoted to Manchester United's first-choice goalkeeper if De Gea leaves this summer, rather than the Old Trafford club spending big on a replacement. (Mail)external-link

Arsenal head of football Raul Sanllehi says the club had to allow Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 28, to leave on a free transfer to Juventus to "keep the rationality in the salary balance of the team" and "protect the interests of Arsenal". (Telegraph, via Arsenal website)external-link

Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke, 28, could join fellow Belgian Marouane Fellaini, 31, at Shandong Luneng Taishan after the Chinese Super League club made a £15m offer for him. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Tottenham have made a £10m move for Leeds United's 18-year-old English winger Jack Clarke. (Mail)external-link

Everton, West Ham and Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Netherlands and Marseille midfielder Kevin Strootman, 29, on loan. (Sky Sports)external-link

Antonio Conte will make a move to sign Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 26, from Manchester United once the Italian is appointed as Inter Milan manager. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Liverpool are closing in on a £200,000 deal to sign Polish goalkeeper Jakub Ojrzynski, 16, from Legia Warsaw. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Wolves are leading the chase to sign £30m-rated Malian striker Moussa Marega, 28, from Porto. (Mirror)external-link

Burnley will make a club record £15m bid to sign English defender Craig Dawson, 29, from Championship side West Brom. (Sun)external-link

Newcastle, Southampton and Brighton all want to sign winger Harry Wilson, 22, but Liverpool want £25m for the Wales international. (Sky Sports)external-link

Bournemouth are ready to listen to offers for English winger Jordon Ibe, 23. (Mirror) external-link

New Brighton manager Graham Potter wants to sign England Under-20 right-back Reece James, 19, on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea. (Sun)external-link

Premier League clubs made record revenues of £4.827bn in 2017‑18 compared with La Liga's combined revenues of £3.86bn for all 42 clubs in its two divisions for the same period. (Guardian)external-link

Liverpool are having trouble finding suitable opponents for a behind-closed-doors friendly before the Champions League final against Tottenham on 1 June in Madrid. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Manchester United Under-23 coach Ricky Sbragia has left the club by mutual consent in what is expected to be the first of a number of changes at Old Trafford during the summer. (Telegraph) external-link

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