TRANSFERS: Chelsea offer £130m for Haaland as Arsenal close in on Tammy Abraham

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Chelsea have been repeatedly linked to Braut Erling Haaland
Chelsea have been repeatedly linked to Braut Erling Haaland

Chelsea are poised to submit a £130m bid for Borussia Dortmund’s Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 22, after owner Roman Abramovich gave his blessing to proceed with what would be a club-record deal. (Football Insider)

Inter Milan are demanding at least £102.5m from Chelsea for Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, if the Blues are unable to sign Haaland. (Metro)

Manchester City have reached an agreement with Jack Grealish and are ready to offer Aston Villa £90m for the England attacking midfielder, 25. (Football Insider)

Manchester City say reports they have agreed a £160m deal for Tottenham striker Harry Kane are nonsense. (Manchester Evening News)

Deal of the day

Tottenham maintain they have no intention of selling the 27-year-old England captain this summer. (Football London)

Although Kane is increasingly confident Tottenham are willing to let him move on. (Times)

Manchester City have agreed personal terms with Kane of £350,000 a week and are willing to bid as much as £120m. (Star)

Manchester United anticipate a formal approach from Paris St-Germain this summer for France midfielder Paul Pogba, 28. (Telegraph)

France striker Kylian Mbappe, 22, has told PSG he does not intend to sign an extension to his contract, which runs to 2022, and wants to leave the club this summer or next. (AS – in Spanish)

Rennes’ France midfielder Eduardo Camavinga favours a move to Spain after talks between Manchester United and the 18-year-old’s representatives were described as “not encouraging”. (Manchester Evening News)

Barcelona believe if Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, leaves Juventus this summer, the Italian club would be willing to take their France forward Antoine Griezmann on loan, with an option to buy the 30-year-old. (Sport – in Spanish)

Barca president Joan Laporta says the club “value Antoine a lot” but “there’s a market for Griezmann” and the Spanish club are “open to all proposals”. (Goal)

Arsenal will not be offering a new contract to 30-year-old French striker Alexandre Lacazette and are inviting bids of about £15m for their former record signing to help fund a move for 23-year-old Chelsea and England forward Tammy Abraham. (Sun)

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has reiterated the club’s desire to sign England Under-21 midfielder Joe Willock from Arsenal but says the Magpies are waiting for the Gunners and 21-year-old to make a decision about his future. (Sky Sports)

Rangers manager and former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, 41, says he was “shocked and surprised” he was linked with becoming Everton manager before Rafael Benitez’s appointment and that such a prospect “is never a possibility”. (ESPN)

Liverpool are looking to tie forward Mohamed Salah, 29, down to a new deal in the near future with the Egyptian’s contract running until the summer of 2023. (Liverpool Echo)

Fulham are closing in on a £10m move for Liverpool’s Wales winger Harry Wilson, 24. (Sun)

Bayer Leverkusen have rejected a £30m offer from Aston Villa for 23-year-old Jamaica winger Leon Bailey. (Football Insider)

Manchester City’s 24-year-old Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus tops Juventus’ list of summer targets. (Calciomercator – in Italian)

Juve are also set to relaunch their attempts to sign 23-year-old Italy and Sassuolo midfielder Manuel Locatelli. (Mail)

Argentina forward Paulo Dybala’s agent is to hold talks with Juventus about a new deal for the 27-year-old, who has a year left on his contract with the Serie A side. (Calciomercato – in Italian)

South American clubs Boca Juniors, Flamengo and Club America have all shown interest in Inter Milan’s Arturo Vidal, but the 34-year-old Chile midfielder wants to play for one more European club before returning to Colo-Colo to finish his career. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)