Transfer rumours: Messi, Grealish, Coutinho, Mbappe, Pedro

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Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 32, has denied reports linking him with a move to Inter Milan in a post on social media. (Instagram)external-link

Everton believe that the prospect of working under manager Carlo Ancelotti can persuade Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, 24, to sign for them this summer. (Football Insider)external-link

Former Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf has warned Blues manager Frank Lampard against attempting to sign midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 27, from Barcelona. (ESPN)external-link

Meanwhile, Coutinho's agent insists "everything is a possibility" when it comes to the Brazilian's future but he will not use his influences at Arsenal. (Sky Sports)external-link

Roma have offered Chelsea midfielder Pedro, 32, the chance to join the Serie A club, with the Spaniard out of contract at Stamford Bridge this summer. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester City and Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo, 25, is wanted by Barcelona in a deal seeing his defensive compatriot Nelson Semedo, 26, going the other way. (Telegraph - subscription required)external-link

Bayer Leverkusen and Germany midfielder Kai Havertz, 21, wants to stay in the Bundesliga and join Bayern Munich once the transfer window opens. (Sky Germany)external-link

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he is planning "two or three different scenarios" when it comes to this summer's transfer window. (Sky Sports)external-link

Former Barcelona and Brazil forward Rivaldo has tipped Paris St-Germain's 21-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappe to join Real Madrid at the end of this season. (Betfair)external-link

Arsenal and Manchester United are both in the race to sign Bayern Munich's 25-year-old French midfielder Corentin Tolisso. (Foot Mercato - in French)external-link

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Dosu Joseph says compatriot Odion Ighalo, 30, has done enough to secure a permanent move to Manchester United from Shanghai Shenhua - from where the forward is on loan. (

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