Spurs are targeting Gabriel Jesus

Transfer rumours and football gossip: Gabriel Jesus, Romelu Lukaku, Raheem Sterling

Monday's transfer gossip and rumours in the world of football according to the national newspapers.

Gabriel Jesus is at the centre of a tug of war between north London rivals Arsenal and Spurs (Daily Mirror).

Manchester City are also open to the potential exits of both Jesus and Raheem Sterling this summer (Daily Mirror).

Chelsea are reportedly stepping up their efforts to sign Manchester City and England forward Sterling - but the transfer is said to hinge on the futures of Romelu Lukaku and Ousmane Dembele (The Sun).

Chelsea have also been handed a double blow in their pursuit of a new centre-back this summer, with Juventus set to bring Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly to the Italian club - the move would signify a further blow for the Blues, with Juve keen to pair Koulibaly with fellow target Matthijs de Ligt (The Sun).

West Ham are close to signing defender Nayef Aguerd from Rennes in a £30m transfer (Daily Star).

Lukaku is set to secure a return to Inter Milan on loan after a fee of £8.5m plus add-ons was agreed in a move that will kick-start Chelsea's summer spending spree, with Sterling at the forefront of Thomas Tuchel's plans (Daily Mail).

Erik ten Hag wants Manchester United to sort out the Frenkie de Jong transfer as a matter of urgency because he regards the Netherlands midfielder as the key player in the style revolution he intends to bring to Old Trafford (Daily Mail).

Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign Manchester United defender Eric Bailly as an alternative to Lille's Sven Botman (Daily Mirror).

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Arsenal have reportedly been hedging their bets over signing Jesus by also making an offer for former Chelsea flop Alvaro Morata - the Atletico Madrid striker has spent the last two years on long-term loan at Juventus, who are keen to make the arrangement permanent this summer (Daily Mail).

Sadio Mane will head to Bayern Munich on Tuesday for a medical ahead of his imminent move from Liverpool (Daily Mirror).

Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney has emerged as a shock transfer target for Man City, according to reports (The Sun).

Raphinha is prepared to shun more lucrative contract offers from elsewhere in order to wait for a transfer to Barcelona, while Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool have all expressed an interest in the Brazil international (Mundo Deportivo).

Randers sporting director Soren Pedersen claims there are no offers on the table so far for Stephen Odey, but he admits a deal could move fast with Rangers showing an interest (Daily Record).

Millwall are ready to smash their transfer record to land Lewis Ferguson (Scottish Sun).

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