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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,

Power linked with Eagles

Crystal Palace are believed to be weighing up a move for Wigan Athletic midfielder Max Power during the close season. Eagles boss Alan Pardew has been checking out the talent in the lower leagues this season and Power’s performances for Wigan appear to have caught the eye. The 22-year-old only joined Wigan from Tranmere Rovers

Neil ready to analyse own contribution

Norwich manager Alex Neil says he will assess his future at the club at the end of the season. McNally announced his resignation following the Canaries’ loss to Manchester United on Saturday, which left the team four points adrift of safety with two games left to play. Norwich play Watford on Wednesday, with the future

McCarthy bemoans ‘dreadful’ display

Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich are eighth in the Championship Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he will take a “huge portion” of the blame for a “dreadful” display in the home defeat by strugglers Rotherham. McCarthy’s side were beaten 1-0 thanks to Leon Best’s goal, their fifth defeat of the season at Portman Road. “The performance

Andros Townsend says it’s do or die for Newcastle as they prepare for relegation showdown

“We have almost two more weeks training before then with the manager and him drilling his philosophy. We have to be positive.” Benitez has turned to a little-known former Forest Green forward to help Newcastle rediscover their goal threat. Glasgow-born Allan Russell hopes to work his magic with Aleksandar Mitrovic, Ayoze Perez and Papiss Cisse,