All the top stories and transfer rumors from Sunday’s national newspapers …
THE SUN ON SUNDAY
Manchester United will join the race for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski – if his dream move to Barcelona falls flat.
Chelsea have been given a transfer boost after Barcelona confirmed Ousmane Dembele has not signed a new contract offer.
Arsenal are in negotiations with newly-promoted Fulham over the sale of goalkeeper Bernd Leno.
Patrick Vieira is planning a tactical changing of the guard at Crystal Palace.
Manchester United’s forgotten keeper Tom Heaton is a shock target for Middlesbrough boss Chris Wilder.
England footballers’ wives and girlfriends have been approached to star in a £ 1m Netflix documentary to be filmed during the World Cup.
Stoke and Millwall are keen on Derby County right-back Nathan Byrne.
Reading are trying to snap up free agent center-half Jack Tucker from Gillingham.
Manchester City are ready to price Bernardo Silva out of a move to Barcelona.
Arsenal are among a clutch of clubs monitoring Marco Asensio’s contract situation at Real Madrid.
Bayer Leverkusen are interested in Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, whose departure could force the Gunners to step up their pursuit of Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans.
Liverpool are considering sanctioning defender Nat Phillips’ return to Bournemouth on loan next season.
Manchester United and Arsenal have been handed a surprise left-field option in their pursuit of attacking reinforcements with Aston Villa reportedly willing to listen to offers for Danny Ings.
Chelsea will have to pay a premium price to land Milan Skriniar this summer after Paris Saint-Germain saw their £ 42.3m bid for the defender rebuffed by Inter Milan.
West Ham are reportedly preparing a £ 25m bid for former Manchester United and Liverpool target Ismaila Sarr.
Liverpool’s forgotten star Takumi Minamino could be set for a fresh start away from Anfield with a move that could hand a £ 17m boost to the Reds’ transfer budget.
Liverpool have reached a verbal agreement to buy Benfica striker Darwin Nunez and are finalizing paperwork before completing an £ 85m deal.
Liverpool’s progress pursuing Darwin Nunez means striker Sadio Mane is edging towards his departure from Anfield for Bayern Munich.
Rangers midfielder Stephen Kelly admits he is in the dark about his Ibrox future as he prepares to enter his last year under contract at Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side.
MAIL ON SUNDAY
Tottenham are in advanced negotiations to sign Everton forward Richarlison in a deal worth £ 51m.
Liverpool are attempting to drive down the fee for Darwin Nunez as football director Julian Ward holds talks with Benfica after the Portuguese side demanded £ 85m for the Uruguayan striker.
UEFA are understood to be incredulous that the vital CCTV footage at the Stade de France, which could have shed light on alleged police ineptitude in organizing Liverpool’s Champions League final, has been deleted, piling further pressure on the French authorities to explain why their operation went disastrously wrong.
Premier League clubs have been warned to prepare for another season of injury chaos with the World Cup set to put players at even greater risk.
Former Newcastle owner Mike Ashley will launch a bid to rescue Derby County after contacting the club’s administrators, with doubts emerging over Chris Kirchner’s finances.
England players have made a private donation of just under six figures to Soccer Aid ahead of Sunday’s charity match at the London Stadium.
Robert Lewandowski has been strongly linked with a move to Barcelona this summer but Manchester United could now hijack the deal and sign the Polish striker.
Liverpool have been linked with an audacious move for Leeds star Raphinha, and former Red Glen Johnson believes the Brazilian is good enough to make the starting line-up.
Hibernian defender Josh Doig has been targeted by Bologna as a potential replacement for Aaron Hickey, should Brentford manage to sign the 20-year-old Scot.