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Transfer rumours: Pepe, Mbappe, Haaland, Fernandinho, Evans



Arsenal are ready to sell Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe if a suitable buyer for their 25-year-old record signing can be found. (Daily Star Sunday)

Manchester United are watching Jonny Evans’ contract situation at Leicester and could make a move to bring their 32-year-old former defender back to Old Trafford.(Sun on Sunday)

Manchester City’s Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho, 35, believes he will not be given another contract at the club and is set to leave Etihad Stadium at the end of the season.(Sunday Mirror)

Real Madrid’s priority is to sign 21-year-old Paris St-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe in 2021 before trying to bring in Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, from Borussia Dortmund in 2022. (AS)

Barca’s Spain defender Gerard Pique, 33, hopes the Nou Camp club can “seduce” Messi to stay. (ESPN)

Premier League and EFL clubs are readying for the return of fans

Brazil attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho’s agent says the 28-year-old has no plans to leave Barcelonaafter being linked with Italian side Juventus. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

Leeds want former Real Madrid and Spain boss Julen Lopetegui, who is currently in charge of Sevilla, to replace Marcelo Bielsa as manager if the Argentine leaves the club.(Sun on Sunday)

Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez wants to leave Inter Milan and has put agent Jorge Mendes in charge of his search for a new club. (Marca)

Manchester City have been tracking Martinez for more than a year, with Barcelona and Real Madrid also interested in the 23-year-old. (Sunday Mirror)

The agent of Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi says the Italy forward is worth 50m euros and that the 26-year-old has no intention of forcing an exit from the Serie A side. (Football Italia)

Six parties are interested in the possible takeover of West Bromwich Albion but owner Guochuan Lai may struggle to achieve his £150m asking price for the Premier League club. (Mail on Sunday)