Transfer rumours: Havertz, Willian, Rodriguez, Hojbjerg, Aarons

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Chelsea's hopes of signing Germany midfielder Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen have been boosted by Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge saying his club cannot afford a deal for the 21-year-old this summer. (Sun on Sunday)

Inter Milan have started negotiations with Chelsea over buying Italy left-back Emerson Palmieri, 25, from the Stamford Bridge club. (Observer)

Real Madrid want to sell Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez, who has one year left on his contract, rather than lose him for free next year. Arsenal, Everton, Manchester United and Wolves are thought to be interested in the 28-year-old. (Marca)

Manchester United and Spain midfielder Juan Mata, 32, wants to join Fenerbahce in Turkeythis summer. (Sansursuz Futbol, via Sunday Express)

Arsenal could sell French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, 21, France forward Alexandre Lacazette, 29, or Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, 24, in order to raise the money to sign Atletico Madrid and Ghana's 27-year-old midfielder Thomas Partey. (Mail on Sunday)

Leicester City will try to sign Denmark defender Jannik Vestergaard from Southampton, having missed out on the 27-year-old in January. (Goal)

Everton and Colombia centre-back Yerry Mina, 25, is wanted by Valencia. (Sun on Sunday)

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti says Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is a "good player" but has refused to discuss the prospect of signing the 24-year-old Denmark midfielder. (Liverpool Echo)

Hojbjerg is also a target for Tottenham, who want to sign 20-year-old English right-back Max Aarons from Norwich City as well. (Athletic, via Sunday Express)

Ancelotti also says there is "no way" Everton left-back Lucas Digne will be allowed to leave the club this summer, after the 26-year-old Frenchman was linked with Chelsea and Manchester City. (Sunday Telegraph)

Paris St-Germain have shown an interest in Newcastle's French winger Allan Saint-Maximin, 23. (Mail on Sunday)

Crystal Palace are preparing a £10m bid for Chelsea's English midfielder Conor Gallagher. The 20-year-old has impressed on loan at Charlton and Swansea this season. (Sun on Sunday)

West Ham have joined Everton, Manchester United and Southampton in showing an interest in Real Valladolid and Ghana defender Mohammed Salisu, 21. (Mail on Sunday)

Norwich's English centre-back Ben Godfrey, 22, is a target for both Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. (Sun on Sunday)

Leeds will move for Celtic's French striker Odsonne Edouard, 22, if they win promotion to the Premier League. (Sunday Mirror)

Sunderland manager Phil Parkinson says the future of 34-year-old Republic of Ireland midfielder Aiden McGeady, who is on loan at Charlton, will be decided at the end of the Championship season. (Sunderland Echo)

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