Transfer rumours: Ronaldo, Sterling, Kane, Grealish, Ramos, Roberto


Nuno Espirito Santo, Eddie Howe and former boss David Moyes are among the candidates to succeed Carlo Ancelotti should the Italian leave Everton for Real Madrid. (Times – subscription required)external-link

Manchester United think re-signing Juventus and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, is a genuine possibility this summer. (Express)external-link

Manchester City could look to sell England winger Raheem Sterling, 26, France left-back Benjamin Mendy, 26, and Spain centre-back Aymeric Laporte, 27, to fund moves for Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 27, and Aston Villa and England’s 25-year-old midfielder Jack Grealish. (Goal)external-link

The potential return of Paris St-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino would not be enough to persuade Kane, 27, to stay at Tottenham. (Times)external-link

Pochettino wants to return to Spurs but PSG have triggered an extension in his deal in an attempt to keep him. (Mail)external-link

Manchester City could offer at least one player as part of a deal for Kane, with Spurs keen on Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 24, and Netherlands defender Nathan Ake, 26. (Mail)external-link

Manchester United are also interested in Kane and Grealish, while the two clubs are also set to compete for West Ham and England’s 22-year-old central midfielder Declan Rice. (Mirror)external-link

Pep Guardiola and Manchester City are considering offering Real Madrid and Spain defender Sergio Ramos, 35, a two-year deal when his contract expires this summer. (ESPN)external-link

Manchester City are also favourites to sign midfielder Sergi Roberto, 29, from Barcelona. (Sport)external-link

Chelsea and AC Milan have reached an agreement to sign England defender Fikayo Tomori, 23, on a permanent basis after a successful loan spell last season. (Sport Witness)external-link

Winning the Champions League for Chelsea triggered an automatic extension clause in manager Thomas Tuchel’s contract. (The Athletic – subscription required)external-link

Leicester City lead the race to sign Celtic’s French striker Odsonne Edouard, 23. (Football Insider)external-link

Newcastle United are keen on loan moves for Chelsea’s England forward Tammy Abraham, 23, and Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour, 19. (Northern Echo)external-link

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is planning for up to nine players leaving Anfield this summer, including 29-year-old Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri and Belgium striker Divock Origi, 26. (Star)external-link

Barcelona have proposed that Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 27, returns to Liverpool to cover the remaining fees they owe the Merseyside club from his 2018 transfer. (AS – in Spanish)external-link

Chelsea and Manchester United are both willing to meet Real Madrid’s £70m asking price for 28-year-old France defender Raphael Varane, and both will double his wages. (Defensa Central – in Spanish)external-link

Real Madrid’s Belgium winger Eden Hazard, 30, has ruled out a return to the Premier League this summer. (Mail)external-link

Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 32, has refused to rule out a move amid interest from Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid. (Canal+ via Metro)external-link

AC Milan want to sign Chelsea and France striker Olivier Giroud, 34, when his contract expires at the end of June. (Goal)external-link

Everton are keen on signing former Chelsea winger Pedro, 33, from Roma. (Calciomercato)external-link

Former Leicester City striker and coach Kevin Phillips thinks the club will be powerless to stop Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 24, moving to Liverpool after they failed to secure Champions League football. (Football Insider)external-link

Arsenal and France midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, 22, is open to joining Ligue 1 side Marseille if the two clubs can agree a deal. (L’Equipe via Mirror)external-link

Southampton and Celtic are both interested in Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman, 24. (Chronicle Live)external-link

Wolves and Portugal left wing-back Ruben Vinagre, 22 is interesting Sporting Lisbon. (Record – subscription required)external-link

Sporting could also sign Manchester City and Venezuela midfielder Yangel Herrera, 23, who spent last season on loan at La Liga side Granada. (A Bola – in Portuguese)external-link

Lazio have made former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, 62, their first-choice target, with the Italian set to replace Inter Milan-bound Simone Inzaghi, 45. (Corriere Dello Sport)external-link

The agent of Inter Milan and Morocco defender Achraf Hakimi, 22, and Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 23, has said all players have a price#, with talk of the Italian champions needing to cut their budget. (Mail)external-link

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