Transfer rumours: Rice, Garcia, Havertz, Torreira, Sarr, Sessegnon, Tomori

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Chelsea want to raise £65m through the sale of players in order to bid for West Ham United's 21-year-old England midfielder Declan Rice. (Star)external-link

Meanwhile, manager Frank Lampard says Chelsea tried to keep Brazil winger Willian but "would have no feeling of disappointment" if he does move on, with the 31-year-old expected to join Arsenal on a free transfer when his contract expires this summer. (Mirror)external-link

Barcelona will make a £14m bid for Manchester City's 19-year-old Spanish defender Eric Garcia after he told the Premier League side he would not sign a new contract. (

Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli has denied Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 35, will leave the club following their Champions League exit to Lyon. (Sky Sport Italia, in Italian)external-link

Bayer Leverkusen's Germany forward Kai Havertz, 21, could arrive at Chelsea as early as next week for £71m, with Bayern Munich no longer interested. (Star)external-link

AC Milan are interested in 24-year-old Arsenal and Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, who has fallen down the pecking order under manager Mikel Arteta. (Telegraph, subscription required)external-link

Watford and Senegal winger Ismaila Sarr, 22, is on Liverpool's shortlist for potential summer signings. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Ajax are keen to take Tottenham Hotspur's English winger Ryan Sessegnon, 20, on loan. (Telegraph, subscription required)external-link

Ligue 1 club Rennes have begun talks over signing 22-year-old Chelsea and England defender Fikayo Tomori. (L'Equipe, in French)external-link

Wolverhampton Wanderers will open new contract talks with manager Nuno Espirito Santo when their Europa League campaign is finished. (Mail)external-link

Manchester United are scouting Napoli and Italy's 23-year-old goalkeeper Alex Meret. (Star)external-link

Everton want to bring Atletico Madrid and France midfielder Thomas Lemar to the Premier League. The 24-year-old is surplus to requirements at the La Liga side. (Le10 Sport, in French)external-link

Tottenham are in talks with Inter Milan for 25-year-old Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, who is also a target for Liverpool and Manchester United. (Tuttosport, in Italian)external-link

Leeds United are considering a £15m move for 23-year-old Liverpool and Wales winger Harry Wilson. (Sun)external-link

Newcastle United are interested in a loan deal for Wilson, who spent last season on loan at Bournemouth, and are also keen on Chelsea's 20-year-old English midfielder Conor Gallagher. (Northern Echo)external-link

Crystal Palace will battle Fulham for the signature of Southampton's English midfielder Harrison Reed. The 25-year-old spent last season on loan at Craven Cottage. (Football Insider) external-link

Werder Bremen sporting director Frank Baumann says the Bundesliga club are keen on signing Manchester United's Dutch winger Tahith Chong, 20, on loan. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Arsenal, Juventus and Manchester City are in a three-way tussle for Lyon's 22-year-old French midfielder Houssem Aouar. (L'Equipe via Mail)external-link

Queen's Park Rangers are close to a deal with Tottenham for the permanent signing of 23-year-old English midfielder Luke Amos, who spent last season there on loan. (Talksport)external-link

Stoke City will let English winger Tom Ince, 28, leave on loan or permanently. (Football Insider)external-link

Red Star Belgrade are close to a deal for 28-year-old Panathinaikos and former Manchester United forward Federico Macheda. (Mozzart Sport, in Serbian)external-link

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