What the papers say The future of Alexis Sanchez could be away from Manchester United, but the Old Trafford club may still be forced to pay for the Chilean next season, the Daily Mirror reports. Sanchez, who has struggled for goals since moving from Arsenal, could switch to Inter Milan over the summer, but the paper reports a loan deal is the most likely prospect which would see United paying half his £500,000-a-week wages.
What the papers say Gareth Bale could be returning to Tottenham as part of a loan deal as doubts grow over the Wales international’s future at Real Madrid, the Sun says. It is thought the 29-year-old has fallen out of favour with boss Zinedine Zidane, with the Spanish giants said to have now offered the £600,000-a-week star a cut-price £10million season-long loan at his former club.
What the papers say Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon would reportedly be happy to join Tottenham in the summer. According to the Mail, the 18-year-old is keen to stay in the Premier League despite interest from Paris St Germain and Juventus. With a year remaining on his current contract, he could sell for £35million at the end of the campaign.
What the papers say Manchester City have calmed their interest in Leicester and England defender Ben Chilwell, after the 22-year-old became subject of rumours he would leave the King Power in the summer. The Manchester Evening News reports Pep Guardiola is happy with his current options in the position of Benjamin Mendy and Oleksandr Zinchenko.
What the papers say Atletico Madrid and Napoli are keeping tabs on Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier, the Express says. It comes amid reports that Spurs could look to bolster their full-back options in the summer, leaving a question mark over Trippier’s long-term future at the club. The race could really hot up at the end of the campaign, however, with Manchester United and Everton also said to be interested in the £40million-rated 28-year-old.
What the papers say Nicolas Pepe is being eyed up by Chelsea as a replacement for Eden Hazard, the Daily Mirror reports. The Blues have lined up the 23-year-old Lille winger in case their appeal against their transfer ban is successful, the paper says. Pepe has also been linked to Arsenal and Bayern Munich.
What the papers say Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to have one eye on next season already and could be set to overhaul his squad in the summer. The Mail reports that the new full-time Manchester United boss could dump six players at the end of the term to make way for a new title-chasing squad, with Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian reported to be among those on the chopping block.
Eden Hazard says Chelsea are targeting victory in each of their remaining 10 Premier League games to succeed in the “war” for the top four.