Transfer rumours: Ighalo, Jorginho, Sancho, Meunier, Gomes

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Manchester United want to extend the loan deal of Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo, 30, from Shanghai Shenhua. (Standard)external-link

Juventus are in talks with Jorginho's representatives about re-signing the 28-year-old Chelsea and Italy midfielder. (National)external-link

Arsenal’s hopes of signing France left-back Layvin Kurzawa from Paris St-Germain have been boosted by there being “zero” chance the 27-year-old will sign for Barcelona. (Le10 Sport - in French)external-link

Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur are leading the race to sign PSG and Belgium defender Thomas Meunier, 28. (Le Parisien - in French)external-link

Liverpool, Southampton and RB Leipzig are in a three-way chase for 23-year-old Werder Bremen winger Milot Rashica, with the Kosovan’s contract set to expire in June. (Bild - in German)external-link

Manchester United have offered forward Angel Gomes, 19, a £30,000-a-week deal in a bid to stop him leaving for free in the summer - and to reassure the England Under-20 international he features in their future plans despite the club's interest in Birmingham City's English midfielder Jude Bellingham, 16. (Sun) external-link

The Old Trafford club are also keen on Sunderland’s 16-year-old forward Joe Hugill, with Arsenal, Spurs, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leeds United also interested in the English teenager. (Northern Echo)external-link

However, United might wait another 12 months before signing their main transfer target - Borussia Dortmund's England winger Jadon Sancho, 20. (Mirror)external-link

Chelsea’s French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, who is on loan at Monaco, wants to return to AC Milan. The 25-year-old spent the 2018-19 season on loan at the San Siro. (Calciomercato - in Italian)external-link

Both Liverpool and Manchester City are interested in KV Mechelen's 17-year-old Belgian midfielder Aster Vranckx. (Mirror) external-link

Manchester City are preparing a 32m euros (£28m) bid for Marseille’s French defender Boubacar Kamara, 20. (Le10 Sport - in French) external-link

Roma want Arsenal to pay a portion of Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s £180,000 weekly salary if the Premier League side want to make the 31-year-old’s loan move permanent. (ESPN)external-link

The Gunners are favourites to sign RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano, 21, ahead of Tottenham and Manchester United, who are also tracking the France Under-21 defender. (Football.London)external-link

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson will be able to take charge of his side if and when the Premier League restarts, despite fears the 71-year-old would have to self-isolate because of coronavirus rules. (Mail)external-link

After his loan spell at Besiktas was cancelled, Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius, 26, is set to return to the club to see out the remaining two years on his contract, according to the German's agent. (Fanatik via Sport Witness)external-link

Jurgen Klopp turned down the chance to manage Mexico in 2015 in favour of taking charge at Liverpool. (Goal)external-link

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