Transfer rumours: Firmino, Pogba, Maddison, Havertz, Coutinho


Bayern Munich are preparing a £75m bid for Liverpool and Brazil forward Roberto Firmino, 28, and want Manchester City’s 24-year-old Germany winger Leroy Sane to join him. (Sun)

Manchester United’s France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, will seek to leave the club this summer, with 12 months remaining on his contract. (Manchester Evening News)

United have cooled interest in Leicester City’s England midfielder James Maddison, with the 23-year-old set to sign a new deal with the Foxes. (Express)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has made Bayer Leverkusen’s Germany international Kai Havertz, 20, his top midfield target this summer. (Express)

Klopp is considering bringing Barcelona’s 27-year-old Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho – who is on loan at Bayern Munich – back to Anfield. (Star)

Chelsea’s Italy midfielder Jorginho, 28, would be interested in teaming up with Maurizio Sarri again at Juventus, says the 28-year-old his agent says. (Mail)

Ajax and Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana, 23, is set to choose Chelsea in a £34m deal this summer, despite being linked with Barcelona and Paris St-Germain. (Caught Offside)

Manchester United have new hope of completing a move for West Ham United’s 21-year-old midfielder Declan Rice after Hammers boss David Moyes hinted the England international could be sold. (Manchester Evening News)

The release clause of Napoli’s 28-year-old Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, who has been linked with Manchester United, will be active from June – but it is £127m. (Mirror)

Celtic are lining up a summer deal for Cardiff City’s English winger Josh Murphy after missing out on the 24-year-old on transfer deadline day. (Sun)

Sheffield United skipper Billy Sharp, the 34-year-old English forward, has tipped the Blades to secure European football next season. (Talksport)

Bournemouth’s Norway defender Josh King, 28, says his failed deadline-day return to Manchester United would have been a “dream come true”. (Manchester Evening News)

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho was spotted wearing a baseball cap and sitting alone in the directors’ box to watch Champions League opponents RB Leipzig at Bayern Munich. (Evening Standard)

Everton’s English forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 22, admits he is now “disappointed” when he does not score for the Toffees but has refused to reveal a goalscoring target. (Liverpool Echo)

French full-back Djibril Sidibe, 27, says he is “very, very happy” at Everton as the Toffees weigh-up whether to make his loan from Monaco permanent. (Liverpool Echo)

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says Wales forward Gareth Bale, 30, has an important role to play at the club after being recalled for the 4-1 win at Osasuna. (Marca – in Spanish)

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