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Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, May 31: Atletico Madrid prepare ‘huge’ Costa bid, Barcelona target Man United star and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers… Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is preparing a huge bid to bring striker Diego Costa back from Chelsea. (Daily Star) In-demand and out-of-contract striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could choose to join his former club Malmo ahead of Manchester United this summer. (The Sun) Barcelona are considering a swoop for

New Cardiff boss Paul Trollope insists he won’t be distracted by Wales role

New Cardiff boss Paul Trollope insists being part of the Wales coaching staff at Euro 2016 will not hinder the Championship club. Trollope was confirmed as Russell Slade’s successor on Wednesday, although Cardiff chairman Mehmet Dalman declined to disclose the length of the contract at a hastily-arranged press conference. The 43-year-old joined Wales manager Chris

Villa agree sale to Chinese businessman

Aston Villa have been sold to Chinese businessman “Tony” Xia Jiantong, the club announced on Wednesday. The deal is subject to approval from the Premier League and the Football League, with the BBC reporting that the deal is worth £60 million. Villa were relegated following after finishing bottom of the Premier League this month. A

Play-off exit ‘motivation’ for Brighton

Brighton have suffered three exits at the Championship play-off semi-final stage in the last four years Defender Liam Rosenior says Brighton must use their Championship play-off semi-final defeat by Sheffield Wednesday as motivation next season. The Seagulls missed out on automatic promotion to the Premier League on goal difference and were then beaten 3-1 on

Wilder’s Charlton move off after talks

Chris Wilder’s Northampton Town finished the season 13 points clear at the top of League Two Northampton Town manager Chris Wilder has been unable to reach an agreement with Charlton Athletic following talks with the relegated Championship club. Charlton were given permission to speak to Wilder and assistant Alan Knill, after the pair led the