Transfer rumours and paper review – Thursday, March 17: Man City star issues quit threat, Guardiola targets Everton man?

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

Yaya Toure has issued Manchester City with an ultimatum: Give me a new contract next week or I walk this summer. (The Sun)

Chelsea have offered Zlatan Ibrahimovic a staggering £20million contract over two years to join the Blues on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain this summer. (Foot Mercato)

Chelsea have been put on alert after Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos revealed he could leave this summer. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City are set to splash £80m to re-build their defence ready for Pep Guardiola to take over as their manager. City want to buy Athletic Bilbao’s Aymeric Laporte and Everton’s John Stones to give Guardiola the long-term centre back partnership he wants. (Daily Express)

Liverpool and Manchester United are both watching Germany international Marc-Andre ter Stegen and have been encouraged by the suggestion that Barcelona will sell this summer if the price is right. (Daily Mail)

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is set to open formal talks with chairman Daniel Levy at the end of the season about a new contract with the club. (London Evening Standard)

Swansea boss Francesco Guidolin is the shock name being considered to lead Italy after Euro 2016. (Daily Express)

The nephew of the Sultan of Brunei, one of the richest men in the world, has moved to Leicester City from Chelsea. Faiq Jefri Bolkiah, a 17-year-old winger who has been at Chelsea since 2014, took to Instagram to announce his move to the Premier League table toppers. (Daily Mail)

And here are the latest headlines…​

Manchester City transfer rumour: Why Pep Guardiola should sign Wolfsburg star Ricardo Rodriguez

Liverpool transfer report: Reds warned only ‘big offer’ will tempt Genoa to sell goalkeeper Mattia Perin

Tottenham send scouts to watch highly-rated Mainz playmaker Yunus Malli

Manchester United ready £24million bid for Roma wideman Alessandro Florenzi

Chelsea want Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini to work alongside incoming boss Antonio Conte

Fiorentina forward Khouma Babacar’s future uncertain as Crystal Palace and Southampton plot moves

Napoli star Allan could move to England, admits agent, as Chelsea linked with summer swoop

Arsenal transfer news: Jorginho’s agent confirms Gunners interest in Napoli star

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