first_img1 Transfer rumours and paper review Here’s a round-up of all the top football headlines and transfer-related gossip from Thursday’s newspapers and online…The agent Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has denied reports in Spain claiming the Reds’ ‘Egyptian King’ has been offered to Barcelona. (Ramy Abbas Issa)Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino says Roma goalkeeper Alisson has asked him about the possibility of a move to Anfield this summer. (Liverpool Echo)Meanwhile, the Reds have been quoted a price of £80m by Atletico Madrid if they want to sign 25-year-old goalkeeper Jan Oblak. (Daily Mirror)Liverpool have been boosted in their pursuit of Nabil Fekir, who will be allowed to leave Lyon this summer – but only for the right price. (Daily Mirror)The Reds are also lining up a move for Stoke winger Xherdan Shaqiri. The 26-year-old Switzerland international has a £12m release clause – FULL STORYRobert Lewandowski has been offered to Manchester United, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain, but Bayern Munich will not sell the Poland star, 29, for less than £175m – FULL STORYNewly-promoted Serie A side Parma are lining up a shock move for former England striker Peter Crouch – FULL STORYTottenham will have to pay a club-record £48million to sign 18-year-old Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt this summer. Premier League rivals Manchester City and Manchester United are also interested in the Netherlands international. (The Sun)Spurs will fight with Chelsea for the signing of Newcastle United defender Jamaal Lascelles this summer. The 24-year-old Enlgishman is rated at £45m by the Magpies. (Evening Standard)New Derby manager Frank Lampard will sign former Chelsea team-mate John Terry on a free transfer if Rams captain Curtis Davies, 33, leaves. (Derby Telegraph)Meanwhile, Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is close to agreeing a season-long loan deal for 20-year-old Liverpool starlet Ovie Ejaria – FULL STORYArsenal have had a £26m offer for Portugal midfielder Gelson Martins, 23, turned down by Sporting Lisbon. (A Bola)Arsenal are close to signing 17-year-old France youth international midfielder Yacine Adli from Paris Saint?Germain – FULL STORYManchester City could agree a £43m deal for Napoli midfielder Jorginho by the end of the week, with the player’s agent in England to wrap up the move. (Daily Mirror)If the move for Jorginho fails, City may turn their attention to Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina or Real Madrid’s Mateo Kovacic instead. (Daily Mail)Real Madrid will target Chelsea manager Antonio Conte after Zinedine Zidane’s shock resignation last week. (Daily Mail)Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira, 41, who was linked with the vacant role at Highbury, is close to returning to Europe as coach of Ligue 1 side Nice. (The Times – subscription)Newcastle are interested in signing Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, 22, but the Championship side want £40m for the England Under-21 international. (Newcastle Chronicle)Here are the latest headlines:Former England star John Barnes in heated debate over racism at the World Cup in RussiaLeicester City close to signing West Bromwich Albion’s Jonny EvansBenik Afobe set to sign for Stoke just days after permanent move to WolvesTottenham defender Danny Rose gives remarkable interview about depression and a death in the familyWorld Cup 2018: England’s Danny Rose tells family not to travel to Russia over racism fearsGareth Southgate says his England players won’t walk off the pitch if targeted by racism at World CupAston Villa news: Club settle tax bill but financial concerns remainThe joker who relaxed the team – Gordon Banks leads tributes to World Cup winner Ray Wilson at his funeralEverton FC transfer news: Marco Silva set to axe 12 first-team players in bid to revamp struggling squadlast_img read more