Transfer rumours and paper review – Thursday, June 15: Arsenal won’t sell Sanchez to Man City, Everton set to land Keane and more!

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



Alvaro Morata could complete his £65million move to Manchester United by early next week. The Real Madrid and Spain striker has become Jose Mourinho’s top summer transfer target, with United confident they will land him. He is set to undergo a medical in Manchester this weekend, with the deal potentially confirmed as early as Monday. (Daily Mirror)

Monaco wonderkid Kylian Mbappe has admitted he will have to ‘sort’ through his offers this summer with Arsenal and Real Madrid circling. The France international has enjoyed a sensational breakthrough season with Monaco and has been tipped to leave the French principality for around £100million this summer. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal remain absolutely determined to resist any Manchester City or Premier League offer for Alexis Sanchez this summer.  The north London club will only sell Sanchez abroad, meaning Bayern Munich remain his likeliest destination if he does not see out the last year of his contract at the Emirates. (Independent)

West Ham want to sign England goalkeeper Joe Hart on loan from Manchester City. Hart could be another City player to move to the London Stadium, following the free transfer signing of Pablo Zabaleta. (London Evening Standard)

But Manchester City are looking for £25m for Joe Hart, while they also want the same fee for striker Kelechi Iheanacho. (Manchester Evening News)

West Ham are leading the chase for England and Manchester United star Chris Smalling. The Hammers have contacted United about the defender and are poised to make an opening bid of £10m. (Daily Star)

Everton stand as favourites to land Michael Keane after a switch to Manchester United did not materialise. Liverpool are also monitoring Keane’s situation but their Merseyside rivals are heading the chase to sign the 24-year-old, who is rated at around £25million by Burnley. (Daily Mail)

Everton will begin discussions in Italy regarding possible summer transfers, with one of their scouts naming Carlos Bacca and Duvan Zapata as potential targets. (Daily Express)

Liverpool have abled a £25m bid for Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski.Tottenham are also keen on the midfielder but Napoli are ready to reject a move. It is suggested the Serie A side want around £60m for the player. (Daily Express)

Swansea are interested in bringing Emmanuel Adebayor back to the Premier League. A deal would involve Bafetimbi Gomis replacing the former Palace, Spurs and City striker in Turkey. (Daily Mirror)

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