Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, June 6: Mahrez to join Vardy at Arsenal? Leicester to land Watford star Deeney?

6 Jun

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers…


Arsenal are in talks to add Riyad Mahrez to the signing of Jamie Vardy in a stunning double raid on Leicester. Arsene Wenger has already met the £20million release clause of Foxes striker Vardy, who has reportedly had his medical today at London Colney. But now in another incredible twist, Vardy is set to be joined by his PFA Player of the Year team-mate Mahrez. (The Sun)

Leicester could also lose another key man – midfielder N’Golo Kante. French giants Paris Saint-Germain are dangling a mega five-year contract to tempt Kante who, like Vardy, has an exit clause in his contract. (The Sun)

Leicester, meanwhile, have launched a bid to sign £15m-rated Watford striker Troy Deeney. (Daily Telegraph)

Manchester United have made a £35.2m bid to sign Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes. (Daily Star)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is set to stay at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho after Real Madrid decided not to trigger the £39m release clause in his contract. (AS)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he will make an announcement on his future on Tuesday. The Swedish striker is expected to join Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. (The Sun)

Eden Hazard insists Paris Saint-Germain are not part of his plans and he intends to stay at Chelsea. (Daily Telegraph)

Southampton managerial target Eddie Howe is ready to snub the chance to replace Everton-bound Ronald Koeman to stay at Bournemouth. (Daily Mirror)

And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…​

Manchester United transfer news: £65m transfer battle, defender news, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic latest

Transfer spotlight: All you need to know about Manchester United target Eric Bailly

Arsenal activate release clause for Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy – reports

Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger plays down talk of Roma exit: ‘I know nothing. I am only focused on Euro 2016’

Liverpool FC transfer news: Portugal star wanted, £45m bid plotted and more

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