Transfer rumours: Havertz, Messi, Saint-Maximin, Bellerin, Alcantara

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Manchester City could sign Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 33, when his Barcelona contract expires next summer if manager Pep Guardiola leaves the club. (Talksport)external-link

Chelsea are looking to sell six players to fund the transfer of Germany midfielder Kai Havertz, 21, who is valued at about £90m by his club Bayer Leverkusen. (Express)external-link

Arsenal and Napoli are both interested in Newcastle's French winger Allan Saint-Maximin, 23. (Le10 Sport in French)external-link

Arsenal are set to open talks with their France forward Alexandre Lacazette, 29, over a new deal. (Mirror)external-link

Paris St-Germain are looking at a move for Arsenal and Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, 25, with Juventus and Bayern Munich also interested. (Express)external-link

Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara, 29, is desperate for a move to the Premier League, with Liverpool eyeing a £32m move for the Spain international. (Mail)external-link

However, Bayern boss Hansi Flick says he is doing his best to convince Alcantara to stay in Bavaria. (Sun)external-link

England defender Danny Rose, 30, fears his Tottenham career is over and that he is playing for his future on loan at Newcastle. (Mirror)external-link

Sevilla and Atletico Madrid are weighing up offers for Barcelona and Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 32, who is set to leave the Nou Camp this summer. (Marca)external-link

Barcelona have been handed a blow in their bid to appoint Xavi as their next manager after their former midfielder signed a new deal with Qatari side Al-Sadd. (Mail)external-link

Manchester United's Spain midfielder Juan Mata, 32, is interested in a move to Fenerbahce in the summer. (Sansursuz Futbole via Sport Bible)external-link

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti says he will not sell his star players, with France defender Lucas Digne, 26, Brazil forward Richarlison, 23, and English defender Mason Holgate, 23, linked with summer moves away from Goodison Park. (Talksport)external-link

Manchester United made a mistake not signing Norway forward Erling Braut Haaland, 19, before he moved to Borussia Dortmund from Red Bull Salzburg says former midfielder Paul Scholes. (Mail)external-link

Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic, 34, has become a free agent after terminating his contract with Qatari side Al-Duhail. (Goal)external-link

Napoli are interested in signing Lille's 21-year-old Nigerian goalscoring sensation Victor Osimhen. (Corriere dello Sport in Italian)external-link

Osimhen's arrival at Napoli could hasten the departure of Poland international Arkadiusz Milik, 26, with Tottenham and Juventus both keen on the forward. (Goal via La Gazzetta dello Sport)external-link

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