Transfer rumours: Rice, Kane, Keita, Coman, Bertrand, Griezmann, Fernandinho


Chelsea have revived their interest in West Ham’s Declan Rice and could use striker Tammy Abraham, 26, in part exchange for the 22-year-old England midfielder. Both Manchester United and Manchester City also remain interested in Rice. (Sunday Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

Manchester City had a bid for Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 27, rejected by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy during the January transfer window. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Manchester United are ready to table a huge offer to bring Kane to Old Trafford. United’s offer would compensate Kane for any lost earnings at Spurs. (Sunday Times – subscription required)external-link

United and fellow England players Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire are hoping to persuade Kane to join the club. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Guinea midfielder Naby Keita, 26, wants to leave Liverpool and his agent has approached Atletico Madrid to gauge the possibility of a move to the new Spanish champions. (AS – in Spanish)external-link

Everton and Juventus are interested in signing Manchester United’s 34-year-old Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero, who is keen to leave Old Trafford after being overlooked by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Manchester United are preparing a lucrative bid for Bayern Munich’s 24-year-old France winger Kingsley Coman. (Bild – in German)external-link

Wolves are considering former Porto boss Vitor Pereira, 52, as well as ex-Benfica manager Bruno Lage, 45, as candidates to replace their fellow Portuguese Nuno Espirito Santo, who left the Premier League club following transfer disagreements. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Crystal Palace’s 28-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha says if a “top” club wanted to sign him he “wouldn’t turn it down”. He has been linked with clubs including Arsenal and Everton. (The Face)external-link

Middlesbrough’s 25-year-old English forward Ashley Fletcher has agreed to join Premier League-bound Watford on a five-year deal when he becomes a free agent in June. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Meanwhile, Crystal Palace have shown interest in a summer move for FC Copenhagen’s 22-year-old Danish centre-back Victor Nelsson, who has previously been linked with Aston Villa. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Leicester City are the latest club to join the race for Southampton’s England defender Ryan Bertrand, with Arsenal and AC Milan also linked with the 31-year-old left-back, who is out of contract in the summer. (Talksport)external-link

Newcastle United are eyeing a summer move for Queens Park Rangers’ 25-year-old English defender Rob Dickie, who has been a long-time target for the Magpies. (Football Insider)external-link

The agent of Inter Milan and Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 23, has met with Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. (Marca)external-link

Brazil midfielder Fernandinho, 36, is poised to extend his career with Manchester City by signing a new one-year deal. (Sunday Times – subscription required)external-link

Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 26, is close to agreeing a new £200,000-a-week contract with Manchester United. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Juventus could move for Barcelona’s 30-year-old striker Antoine Griezmann as a replacement for Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, whose future remains in doubt. Juve are considering a loan move for the France forward, but are also open to a swap involving Argentina striker Paulo Dybala, 27. (La Stampa – in Italian)external-link

Newcastle United will try again to sign Leicester City midfielder Hamza Choudhury, 23, having missed out on the former England Under-21 player in January. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Incoming Roma boss Jose Mourinho is interested in signing 28-year-old Netherlands striker Wout Weghorst from Wolfsburg as a replacement for Bosnia forward Edin Dzeko, 35. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)external-link

Barcelona could look to cash in on Germany goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, 29, in the summer and replace him with Italy’s Gianluigi Donnarumma, 22, who may leave AC Milan as a free agent if the Italian club fail to qualify for the Champions League. (AS – in Spanish)external-link

Crystal Palace and West Ham lead the race for Sunderland’s 22-year-old English midfielder Josh Hawkes, who has also been linked with Newcastle United and Leeds United. (Team Talk)external-link

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