Transfer rumours: Griezmann, Martinez, Semedo, Kane, Coutinho

Football gossip

Inter Milan will ask for France forward Antoine Griezmann, 29, in exchange for striker Lautaro Martinez if Barcelona try to sign the 22-year-old Argentine from them. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Marca)external-link

Barca will try to sign Sweden forward Alexander Isak, 20, from Real Sociedad if they fail to land Martinez. (Marca)external-link

Manchester City could reignite their interest in Barcelona and Portugal right-back Nelson Semedo, 26. (Express)external-link

Liverpool lead the race to sign Olympiakos' 23-year-old Greece left-back Kostas Tsimikas, with Tottenham Hotspur also interested. (Team Talk)external-link

Chelsea and France midfielder N'Golo Kante, 29, is part of a three-man shortlist of transfer targets in his position drawn up by Real Madrid. (AS, via Mail)external-link

Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 33, will reject offers to return to South America when his Paris St-Germain contract expires because he wants to remain in Europe until after the 2022 World Cup. (Goal)external-link

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says Spurs striker Harry Kane would not be making a step up by moving to Manchester United - but the England captain "might fancy a move" to Barcelona or Real Madrid "one day". (Talksport)external-link

Arsenal and Chelsea will be offered the chance to sign Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho this summer, with Bayern Munich set to turn down the chance to turn the 27-year-old Brazil international's loan spell with them into a permanent move. (Sun)external-link

Arsenal are not considering a move for Atletico Madrid and Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey, 26. (Mirror)external-link

Spurs boss Jose Mourinho wants to sign 34-year-old Inter Milan and Uruguay defender Diego Godin, 34, this summer.(Express)external-link

Manchester United and Real Madrid will not be able to activate Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland's £65m release clause this summer because it does not come into effect until summer 2022. (Mirror)external-link

United have watched Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez but would only be willing to pay £70m for the Spain international, who has a £132m buy-out clause. United hope to tempt the 25-year-old by increasing his wages from £115,000-a-week to nearer £200,000-a-week. (Sun)external-link

Newcastle United are continuing talks with Lille over a summer move for French midfielder Boubakary Soumare. The Magpies had a January bid for the 21-year-old rejected. (Mail)external-link

The agent of Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, says the 22-year-old Dutch international, who has been linked with Real Madrid and Manchester United, is attracting interest from "several clubs". (Voetbal International, via Metro)external-link

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero's former side Independiente are increasing their efforts to try to bring the 31-year-old Argentine back to the club. (Mirror)external-link

Werder Bremen and Kosovo midfielder Milot Rashica, 23, is a target for Liverpool, West Ham United, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa. (Express)external-link

Italy forward Lorenzo Insigne, 28, is set to extend his contract with Napoli until 2025. (Calciomercato)external-link

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