Football gossip: Sane, Cancelo, Maguire, Dybala, Fernandes, Otamendi

Football gossip

Manchester City have rejected a £72m bid from Bayern Munich for Germany forward Leroy Sane, 23. (Metro)

City want £137m for Sane if he does not wish to sign an extension to his contract, which expires in June 2021. (Telegraph)

Manchester United are struggling to reach an agreement with 25-year-old Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala and his representatives, putting a swap deal for Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 26, under threat. (Independent)

England defender Harry Maguire, 26, has been left out of Leicester City's squad for Friday's friendly against Atalanta because of the ongoing uncertainty over his future, with the Foxes wanting a £90m deal if Manchester United are to sign him. (Telegraph)

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren, 30, is a target for Roma and the Italian club believe they can get the Croatia centre-back for between £11m and £12m. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Mirror)

The Reds are considering up a move for Bordeaux and Guinea forward Francois Kamano and are willing to pay £20m for the 23-year-old. (Sun)

Tottenham are closing in on a £55m deal for Real Betis midfielder Giovani lo Celso, with the 23-year-old set to agree a five-year contract. (Mundo Deportivo, via Mail)

Spurs are exploring a deal for 24-year-old Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes as an alternative to Lo Celso. (Evening Standard)

Betis have already rejected several offers from Tottenham for Argentina international Lo Celso. (SevillaABC - in Spanish)

Manchester City have re-entered talks with Juventus over Portugal right-back Joao Cancelo, 25. (Telegraph)

Leeds United's English striker Kemar Roofe, 26, is in talks over a £7m move to Belgian club Anderlecht, who are managed by ex-Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany. (Mail)

Manchester United rejected the chance to sign 19-year-old Juventus forward Moise Kean, leaving the Italy international clear for a move to Everton. (90min)

Crystal Palace have joined Burnley and West Ham United in trying to sign 33-year-old England centre-back Gary Cahill, who is a free agent after leaving Chelsea.(Mail)

Tottenham are confident of signing 19-year-old Fulham and England Under-21 left-back Ryan Sessegnon - but would like to offload England defender Danny Rose, 29, first. (Express)

Newcastle are on the verge of signing French winger Allan Saint-Maximin, 22, from Nice in a £16.5m deal. (Talksport)

Argentina centre-back Nicolas Otamendi, 31, wants to stay at Manchester City despite being linked with a move away from the club. (Sun)

Brazil right-back Dani Alves is close to a move to Sao Paulo. The 36-year-old is a free agent after leaving Paris St-Germain. (Goal)

Crystal Palace have made contact with Cardiff City about Real Betis' 25-year-old Spanish midfielder Victor Camarasa, who spent last season loan at the Bluebirds. (Wales Online)

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