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All the top stories and transfer rumours from thursday’s newspapers

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West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, 24, is Arsenal’s top target this summer and there is growing confidence they can beat competition from Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United to sign the England international.

Real Madrid have made Borussia Dortmund’s England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, their priority signing, however the Spanish giants are also interested in Chelsea’s 23-year-old England defender Reece James.

United could miss out on signing Austria midfielder Marcel Sabitzer permanently after his loan deal as new Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel may decide to keep the 29-year-old.

German Julian Nagelsmann, 35, and 51-year-old Argentine Mauricio Pochettino are open to succeeding Italian Antonio Conte at Tottenham – however both managers will wait to see if the Real Madrid job becomes available in the summer. 

Former Spain boss Luis Enrique, 52, says he would like to manage in the Premier League with a team that is able to do “important things”. 

Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 32, is ready to leave Manchester City and join Barcelona on a free transfer at the end of the season.

Barcelona will press ahead with a deal for Gundogan after reaching a verbal agreement to sign Athletic Bilbao’s Spain centre-back Inigo Martinez, 31.

Newcastle want to sign Denmark centre-back Andreas Christensen, 26, from Barcelona.

Newcastle manager Eddie Howe is pushing the club to sign 26-year-old Scotland midfielder Scott McTominay from Manchester United.

Barcelona will face competition from Arsenal and Chelsea for Athletico Paranaense’s 18-year-old Brazil forward Vitor Roque.

Manchester City and Paris St-Germain have made opening bids for Hajduk Split’s 16-year-old Croatian defender Luka Vuskovic.

Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea, 32, has turned down Manchester United’s first offer of a new contract.

England forward Marcus Rashford, 25, has dismissed reports he wants a new deal, worth £500,000 per week to stay at Manchester United, as “complete nonsense”.

United are planning to step up contract talks with Rashford before the end of the season. 

Georgia’s 22-year-old winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia is set to sign a new five-year deal to stay at Napoli.

Brighton want to sign Japan midfielder Reo Hatate, 25, from Celtic.

The Seagulls are set to offer Republic of Ireland striker Evan Ferguson, 18, a new contract amid interest from other Premier League clubs. 

The father of 20-year-old Spain forward Ansu Fati wants his son to leave Barcelona due to a lack of minutes this season. 

Manchester City are to invest £300m in redeveloping Etihad Stadium, including increasing the capacity to about 61,000.

Written by Ibrahim Oladamola

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