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Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,

Grealish thankful for chance

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish is hoping he can gain confidence by helping the England Under-21s win the Toulon Tournament. Grealish has struggled for Villa over the last year due to a string of injuries which kept him watching from the sidelines as his club suffered relegation. However, despite his lack of football, England Under-21

Stoke’s Ireland breaks leg in training

Stephen Ireland has six caps for the Republic of Ireland Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland has broken his leg in training. The 29-year-old former Republic of Ireland international “is facing an extended spell on the sidelines”, said a Potters statement. The former Manchester City and Aston Villa player has made 16 appearances in all competitions

Villa chief issues player praise

Eric Black hopes Aston Villa have taken the first step towards repairing their relationship with the fans in the defeat at Watford. Relegated Villa were once again mocked and jeered by the travelling supporters during the early stages of their clash at Vicarage Road on Saturday. But by the end they were applauded off the

Hillsborough tweets official step down

Image copyright Carlisle United Image caption Andy Bell said severing ties with the club would preserve its positive reputation A football club official who came under fire for tweets mocking victims of the Hillsborough disaster has stepped down. The messages appeared on the account of Andy Bell, a vice-president of Carlisle United, on Tuesday but

Agbonlahor steps down as Villa captain

Agbonlahor is Villa’s longest serving current player Gabriel Agbonlahor has stepped down from his role as Aston Villa club captain and been given a “substantial fine” by the club. The striker, 29, apologised for his “actions in recent weeks” after he was pictured apparently partying immediately after their relegation from the Premier League earlier this