Transfer rumours and Sunday newspaper gossip: Arsenal, Man United, Tottenham and Leicester in the news

1 May

Here’s a selection of the top football stories from Sunday’s papers…

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Robert Lewandowski’s situation, and will pounce should he decide to leave Bayern Munich. (Sunday Mirror)

Antoine Griezmann is a £65m target for Manchester United. (Sun on Sunday)

United are also lining up a £30m bid for Leicester midfielder N’Golo Kante. (Daily Star Sunday)

Leicester, meanwhile, are interested in Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho, but only if they lose Kante. (Sun on Sunday)

Real Madrid want to ward off interest from Manchester City in Gareth Bale, by offering the Welshman a new deal. (Sunday Express)

Hugo Lloris is ready to put pen to paper on a new five year contract at Tottenham. (Sunday Mirror)

Incredibly Jose Mourinho could be paid by Manchester United even if he never works for them. United want Mourinho to replace Louis van Gaal, but the deal being put in place includes a “substantial” compensation clause should United have a change of heart and retain the services of Van Gaal. (Sunday Mirror)

Van Gaal, however, insists he will remain United boss next season. (Daily Star Sunday)

Leicester will offer manager Claudio Ranieri and midfielder Riyad Mahrez lucrative new contracts. (Sunday Telegraph)

West Ham are lining up striker Alexandre Lacazette for a potential club record move. (Mail on Sunday)

Aston Villa are delaying an announcement on Nigel Pearson being given the manager’s role to focus on a proposed takeover. (Sunday Telegraph)



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