Transfer rumours: Ronaldo, Lewandowski, Coutinho, Phillips, Dybala


Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has held talks with his agent Jorge Mendes over his future at Old Trafford. (Sun)external-link

Lyon striker Moussa Dembele is another striker Manchester United are looking at, with the 25-year-old Frenchman reportedly available for £25m in the summer. (Mail)external-link

Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard wants the club to exercise their option to sign Philippe Coutinho for 40m euros (£33.5m). However, the 29-year-old Brazilian, who has impressed during his loan spell from Barcelona, must cut his £480,000-a-week wages to join the Premier League side. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

Villa may also target England midfielder Kalvin Phillips if Leeds are relegated to the Championship. The Villa board have discussed a move for the 26-year-old and the recruitment team are keen on him. (Athletic – subscription required)external-link

Atletico Madrid are interested in signing 23-year-old Brazilian defender Emerson Royal from Tottenham. (Sun)external-link

Juventus are set to decide whether to offer Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 28, a contract extension or push to bring France midfielder Paul Pogba back to the club having sold the 28-year-old to Manchester United in 2016. (Tuttosport – in Italian)external-link

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has urged his Danish defender Andreas Christensen, 25, to turn down Barcelona and remain at Stamford Bridge. (Mirror)external-link

Tottenham could offer 25-year-old American defender Cameron Carter-Vickers – who is on loan at Celtic – or England midfielder Harry Winks, 26, to Southampton as part of a deal to bring 19-year-old English defender Tino Livramento to Spurs. (Football Insider)external-link

Paris St-Germain are interested in signing Barcelona centre-back Ronald Araujo, who is yet to commit his future to the Catalan club. Both Manchester United and Chelsea also remain interested in the 23-year-old Uruguayan. (Sport – in Spanish)external-link

England left-back Luke Shaw, 26, is keen to sign a new deal at Manchester United. (90min)external-link

Arsenal have made signing two strikers and a midfielder a priority as part of a possible major squad overhaul this summer. The Gunners may also target a new winger, left-sided centre-back and right-back. (Standard)external-link

Sevilla have increased Diego Carlos’ release clause to 80 million euros (£67m). Newcastle tried to sign the 28-year-old Brazilian in January but the Spanish side were not prepared to sell the defender. (Goal)external-link

Atletico Madrid are frontrunners to sign Marseille’s highly rated French midfielder Boubacar Kamara. Manchester United and Newcastle have also been linked with the 22-year-old, but Atletico are favourites to secure his services on a free transfer this summer. (Footmercato – in French)external-link

Spain winger Bryan Gil, 21, could stay at Valencia next season after joining the Spanish club on loan from Tottenham in January. (Star)external-link

Dutch midfielder Ryan Gravenberch, 19, is open to joining Barcelona from Ajax this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

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