Transfer rumours: Sancho, Martinez, Traore, Lingard, Giroud

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Manchester United are increasingly confident of signing England forward Jadon Sancho, 20, from Borussia Dortmund this summer. (Standard)external-link

Barcelona are keen to sign Lautaro Martinez, 22, from Inter Milan but know they face competition from Real Madrid and Manchester City for the Argentina striker. (Marca)external-link

Wolves will not sell Adama Troare for less than £70m this summer after the 24-year-old Spanish winger was linked with a move to Liverpool. (Football Insider)external-link

Arsenal have identified Athletic Bilbao defender Unai Nunez as a summer transfer target. The 23-year-old Spain international has a 30m euro (£26m) release clause in his contract. (La Razon - in Spanish)external-link

Governing body Fifa plans to extend the 2019-20 season indefinitely in order to allow each country's football authority to determine when its campaigns can finish. (The Athletic - subscription required)external-link

Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United have enquired about the availability of Valencia's 20-year-old Spanish winger Ferran Torres. (Goal)external-link

Arsenal have joined Manchester City and Liverpool in tracking French 21-year-old Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard, 27, has no intention of leaving the club this summer. The England international has previously been linked with Arsenal and Everton. (Metro)external-link

Liverpool are considering a double bid to sign Swiss midfielder Denis Zakaria and French forward Marcus Thuram from Borussia Monchengladbach. (Express)external-link

Former Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti says the Italian club could pull off a shock move for Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi, 32, this summer. (Radio Rai via Mirror)external-link

France striker Olivier Giroud, 33, has held preliminary talks with Chelsea over a new contract at Stamford Bridge. (Football.London)external-link

Chelsea are set to rival Arsenal for the signing of Germany defender Jerome Boateng, who is about to enter the final 12 months of his contract at Bayern Munich. (Mail)external-link

RB Leipzig have urged 21-year-old French centre-back Dayot Upamecano, who is a reported target for Arsenal, to rethink his plans to leave this summer. (Kicker via Sun)external-link

Tottenham and Ivory Coast right-back Serge Aurier, 27, says he would like to return to Paris St-Germain to end his career. (Canal+ Afrique via Mirror)external-link

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