PSG eye Ronaldo to replace Mbappe, Man City offer £127m for Harry Kane

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Ronaldo brace rescues dethroned Juventus against Udinese
Manchester United is in talks with Cristiano Ronaldo

Paris St-Germain will look to sign Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, from Juventus in the summer of 2022 as a potential replacement for 22-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappe, who has been a long-time target of Real Madrid. (AS – in Spanish)

PSG v Lille, Mbappe celebrates goal against Lille
Kylian Mbappe has been linked with a potential move to Real Madrid this summer

Manchester City are prepared to pay €150m (£127m) to sign England striker Harry Kane, 28, from Tottenham. (Guardian)

Kane hopes his future will be more clear next week after Spurs kick off their Premier League campaign at home to City, the club that want him. (Telegraph, subscription required)

Harry Kane scores brace for Tottenham
Guardiola has confirmed that Man City is still looking forward to signing Harry Kane this summer

Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been linked with a return to Liverpool from Barcelona, the club he left Merseyside to join for £142m in January 2018. Everton, Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Leicester City have all been recently linked with the 29-year-old. (Liverpool Echo)

Liverpool are also said to be interested in Belgium forward Jeremy Doku from Rennes, who would likely demand about £38m for the 19-year-old. (Voetbal24 – in Dutch)

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp, however, has said the club “do not want more players”. (Mail)

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger

Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain are monitoring Germany centre-back Antonio Rudiger’s situation at Chelsea, knowing that a pre-contract agreement could be signed with the 28-year-old in January. (Sky Sport)

Tottenham could make a move for Villarreal’s 24-year-old Spain defender Pau Torres. (Express)

Crystal Palace are set to rival Leeds United in their pursuit of Huddersfield Town’s 22-year-old English midfielder Lewis O’Brien. (Football Insider)

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl is determined to keep 26-year-old England midfielder James Ward-Prowse, who is wanted by Aston Villa and Tottenham. (Football London)

Manchester United are willing to let 19-year Ivory Coast forward Amad Diallo leave on loan this summer. (Manchester Evening News)

Amad Diallo
Amad Diallo

Juventus are set to complete a deal for Sassuolo’s 23-year-old Italy midfielder Manuel Locatelli, who Arsenal had been strongly linked with. (Goal)

West Ham have had a £17m bid for 25-year-old Morocco defender Nayef Aguerd rejected by Rennes. (Football Insider)

Leeds United could make a renewed effort to sign 24-year-old English forward Ryan Kent from Rangers after the Scottish club’s Champions League campaign came to an end. (Athletic, subscription required)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta remains hopeful of further signings before the transfer deadline. (ESPN)

Spanish striker Diego Costa, 32, is set to resume his career in Brazil with Atletico Mineiro, having not played since leaving Atletico Madrid in December. (Goal)

Barcelona’s 32-year-old Brazil goalkeeper Neto could make a permanent move to Arsenal this summer, but a loan move is also a possibility. (Athletic – subscription required)