Transfer rumours: Werner, Pogba, Camavinga, Partey, Ozil, Neymar

Football gossip

Liverpool have told Timo Werner’s representatives they need more time to decide on whether to make a formal offer for the 24-year-old RB Leipzig forward as they wait to see what impact coronavirus will have on the summer transfer window. (Guardian)external-link

Inter Milan are preparing a part exchange with Leipzig for Germany international Werner, with 24-year-old Austrian midfielder Valentino Lazaro, who is on loan at Newcastle United, part of the deal. (Tuttosport - in Italian)external-link

Real Madrid are preparing to make an offer to Manchester United for France midfielder Paul Pogba, 27. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Real are also looking at a deal to sign Rennes' 17-year-old France Under-21 midfielder Eduardo Camavinga, who United are also interested in.. (AS - in Spanish)external-link

Sao Paulo midfielder Igor Gomez is also a target for Real Madrid, but the 21-year-old’s club has not received an official approach for the player. Barcelona, Sevilla and Ajax are also keen on the Brazilian. (Globo Esporte, via Goal)external-link

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, 26, has made it clear he would like to go to Arsenal and is hoping a deal can be struck between the clubs, with 28-year-old France forward Alexandre Lacazette moving as part of the deal. (Telegraph)external-link

Former Aston Villa forward Nii Odartey Lamptey has warned Partey against a move to England. The Ghana international is also wanted by Juventus and Inter Milan.(Standard)external-link

Turkish side Fenerbahce are working on a deal to sign Arsenal and Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 31, before the end of his current deal next year. (Sun)external-link

Brazil striker Neymar remains keen to leave Paris St-Germain and rejoin Barcelona, with the 28-year-old believed to be happy to take a 50% wage cut to move back to Spain. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Newcastle will have to pay Tottenham Hotspur £12.5m if they want to appoint Mauricio Pochettino as manager this month - but they can sign the Argentine for nothing after 31 May. (ESPN) external-link

Former Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes believes Manchester City’s 24-year-old Germany forward Leroy Sane, who is linked with a move to the Bundesliga side, is overrated and "not worth £100m". (Sport Bild, via Independent)external-link

Arsenal and Chelsea are set to battle it out to sign Feyenoord’s £23m-rated Turkish midfielder Orkun Kokcu, 19. (Sun)external-link

Leicester City have been linked with an move for 20-year-old German defender Ismail Jakobs, but Cologne want £9m from the Foxes to secure the deal. (Todo Fichajes, via Leicester Mercury)external-link

Burnley's English goalkeeper Joe Hart could reignite his career at Leeds United and the 33-year-old is far stronger mentally after a downturn in his career, says former Manchester City team-mate Danny Mills. (Football Insider)external-link

Manchester United are close to finalising a deal for Sunderland's English striker Joe Hugill, holding off competition from Arsenal and Tottenham for the player, who does not turn 17 until October. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Chelsea forward Pedro says he has “many offers” but the 32-year-old Spanish forward is waiting to speak to the Stamford Bridge club about his future beyond the end of the season. (Standard)external-link

Ajax manager Erik ten Hag has confirmed the club have an agreement with Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana that the 24-year-old will be allowed leave the club this summer amid interest from Chelsea and Barcelona.(Mail)external-link

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