Paper talk: Football transfer news, rumours, reports & gossip as Man United look to sign Sergio Reguilon from Real Madrid

Football gossip and transfer rumours from the back pages

Manchester United are eyeing a move for Spain defender Sergio Reguilon - get all the big stories from today's back pages here.


  • Manchester United are preparing an opening offer for Sergio Reguilon but are unwilling to match Real Madrid's £27.2m valuation of the Spain defender.
  • An American consortium proposing a takeover of West Ham is preparing an improved offer for the club after its opening bid of £350m was rejected last month.
  • Arsenal could allow Lucas Torreira to leave on loan before the end of the transfer window, with Fiorentina and Torino both interested in signing the Uruguay midfielder.


  • Jose Mourinho is facing a dressing room backlash after branding Tottenham players as "lazy".
  • Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to hold talks with Mason Greenwood after a difficult couple of weeks for the teenager.


  • Udinese midfielder Rodrigo De Paul confirmed he wants to join Leeds United this summer in a tweet he has now deleted.


Gareth Bale is open to the possibility of joining Manchester United this summer if a deal can be struck with Real Madrid.

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  • Manchester United are ready to offer Gareth Bale a short-term deal after losing patience over Jadon Sancho.
  • West Ham are ready to offer Arsenal a stunning £5m rental deal for centre-back Rob Holding.
  • Manchester United are weighing up a move for Valencia's Uros Racic and are set to add Spanish wonderkid Alejandro Garnacho to their ranks.
  • Arsenal outcast Sead Kolasinac has become a transfer target for West Ham as David Moyes attempts to land a new left-back.
  • Crisis club Wigan Athletic are a target for a rescue bid from the Middle East-based business group MBuzz.


  • Manchester City are considering a move for Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez as Pep Guardiola looks to sign another centre-back before the transfer window closes.
  • Barcelona have agreed a £28m deal to bring Lyon winger Memphis Depay to the Nou Camp.
  • Tottenham are lining up a bid for Eintracht Frankfurt striker Bas Dost following Jose Mourinho's complaints about the laziness of his squad.
  • Barnsley have held talks with other EFL clubs about a shock move away from Oakwell amid a furious row over the purchase of the ground - and could even play their home games in Lancashire.
  • Barcelona star Lionel Messi has become football's second billionaire after Cristiano Ronaldo.
Lionel Messi wins a record sixth Ballon d'Or


  • Former Chelsea star Oscar has revealed old team-mates Willian and David Luiz are trying to convince him to join Arsenal - but he would prefer a return to Stamford Bridge.
  • Napoli have set a strict deadline for clubs who are interested in signing Kalidou Koulibaly, which means Manchester United and Manchester City will have to act fast to land the defender.
  • Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero could be set to head back to Argentina this summer.
  • Tottenham defender Danny Rose only discovered he would not be part of Jose Mourinho's squad this season when he was left out of the club's squad-number announcement on Friday.


  • Borussia Dortmund manager Lucien Favre expects Jadon Sancho to increase his value by improving his game this season before Manchester United return to the market for the England forward.
Jadon Sancho
  • The English Football League wants a £22m financial bailout from the Premier League for every month the season continues without supporters.
  • Aston Villa are poised to take their summer spending to £75m with the captures of Emiliano Martinez and Bertrand Traore.
  • Slaven Bilic is set to complete the signing of Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher for West Brom on a season-long loan.


  • Celtic are poised to launch a third bid of around £800,000 to try to land Charlton kid Alfie Doughty.
  • St Mirren 'keeper Peter Urminsky has been given the all-clear from coronavirus.

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