Football gossip: Hazard, Lukaku, Coutinho, Neymar, Conte

Football gossip

Real Madrid believe they have agreed a £115m deal with Chelsea to buy 28-year-old Belgium forward Eden Hazard. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United and Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku, 26, is willing to take a pay cut in order to secure a move to Inter Milan this summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport)external-link

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has set his club a deadline of next year to sell unwanted players as part of his rebuild at Old Trafford. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Spanish champions Barcelona have decided to stick with Ernesto Valverde as boss for next season despite reports he was facing the sack. (Marca)external-link

Barca have offered 26-year-old Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho or France forward Ousmane Dembele, 22, to Paris St-Germain in a part exchange deal for Brazil striker Neymar, 27. (Record)external-link

Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has signed a deal to become Inter Milan boss to 2022 - five years after the Italian last managed in Serie A. (Tuttomercatoweb - in Italian)external-link

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, 30, expects to still be a Spursplayer next season despite reported interest from Manchester United in the Belgium international. (Mail)external-link

Atletico Madrid have chosen Paris St-Germain's Uruguay international Edinson Cavani, 32, as their replacement for 30-year-old Spain striker Diego Costa. (Cadena Ser - in French)external-link

Newcastle United have contacted Benfica over a move for Greece goalkeeper Odysseas Vlachodimos, 25, and are believed to have been quoted £13.2m. (O Jogo - in Portuguese)external-link

Chelsea will consider bringing forward their long-term plan of appointing Frank Lampard as manager if Maurizio Sarri returns to Italy in the summer. Former Blues and England midfielder Lampard guided Derby to the Championship play-off final in his first year in charge. (Mail)external-link

Liverpool and Wales winger Harry Wilson, 22, has decided to leave Anfield in pursuit of regular first-team football after a loan spell at Derby. Wilson is wanted by clubs from the Premier League, Bundesliga and La Liga. (Mirror)external-link

Crystal Palace, Newcastle, Southampton and Brighton are in the race to sign Wilson. (Star)external-link

Bournemouth want to sign Liverpool's Simon Mignolet, 31, after the Belgium goalkeeper fell down the pecking order at Anfield. (Sun)external-link

Eintracht Frankfurt's Serbia striker Luka Jovic, 21, is unlikely to return to the Bundesliga club after clearing his locker before the European Under-21 Championships. (Bild - in German, subscription required)external-link

Arsenal manager Unai Emery wants to sign 27-year-old Belgium full-back Thomas Meunier from former club Paris St-Germain. (France Football)external-link

Barcelona want to sign Wolfsburg's French left-back Jerome Roussillon, after the 26-year-old came to the attention of scouts monitoring Belgian goalkeeper Koen Casteels, 26. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Tottenham's England right-back Kieran Trippier, 28, has been ruled out of a move to Napoli after Serie A side switched their targets to younger players. (Sun)external-link

Aston Villa will begin their preparations for the Premier League by bidding £10m for Nottingham Forest's 26-year-old English forward Joe Lolley. (Mail)external-link

But Villa chief executive Christian Purslow says English midfielder Jack Grealish is not for sale despite expected interest in the 23-year-old. (Express & Star)external-link

Defender Harry Maguire, 26, has encouraged team-mate and fellow Englishman James Maddison to stay at Leicester City next season. The 22-year-old midfielder has been linked with a move to Tottenham. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Former player Gary Neville has endorsed Manchester United's pursuit of Crystal Palace's 21-year-old England right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Meanwhile, former Arsenal defender Lauren has told his old club to beat United to the signing of Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba, 18. (Star)external-link

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