Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, July 11: Tottenham ready to sign Manchester City ace, Chelsea plot Morata move and MORE

11 Jul

talkSPORT.com bring you all the latest headlines and top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers…

Chelsea are preparing a move for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata and are keen to get a deal done before flying to Beijing for a pre-season tour next Monday. (The Guardian)

The Blues are also said to be closing in on Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and may sign the 22-year-old in time for the team’s trip to Singapore. (Sky Sports)

However, conflicting reports claim Manchester United are set to outbid Chelsea, with the Old Trafford club prepared to pay more than £40million for the in-demand midfielder. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United will renew their attempt to sign Tottenham’s Eric Dier, with the Red Devils preparing a £60million bid for the England star. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham are looking to hijack Leicester City’s pursuit of Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho. The Foxes are rumoured to have matched City’s £20million valuation of the Nigerian, but Spurs, Borussia Dortmund and Monaco are also interested and Mauricio Pochettino may look to use full-back Kyle Walker as a makeweight in any deal. (The Sun)

Arsenal are reportedly confident of keeping hold of midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who has just 12 months remaining on his current contract and has been linked with a move to Liverpool. (Daily Mail)

The Gunners will compete with Liverpool and Manchester City for the signing of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk this summer.  (The Sun) 

Arsene Wenger is refusing to sell France striker Olivier Giroud until their have resolved the future of Alexis Sanchez or signed a replacement, with Monaco’s Thomas Lemar a target. (Daily Telegraph)

Paris Saint-Germain are expected to find out on Tuesday if they have succeeded in hijacking 34-year-old right-back Dani Alves’ move to Manchester City on a free transfer. (Daily Mail)

Colombia forward James Rodriguez wants his future sorted swiftly after Real Madrid offered him to clubs including Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United are closing in on Inter Milan’s Croatian winger Ivan Perisic. (The Independent)

Manchester City are pursuing Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez, although they face competition for the Spain international’s signature from Barcelona, Juventus and Inter Milan. (Marca)

Burnley are keen to bring Swansea midfielder Jack Cork back to Turf Moor, having cooled their interest in Stoke’s Glenn Whelan. (Lancashire Evening Telegraph)

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is reportedly furious with the club over their lack of transfer activity so far this summer. (The Sun)

The Argentina press are reporting that teenage star Juan Foyth’s £10m move to Tottenham is a done deal. (@Sport_Witness on Twitter)

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Marko Arnautovic: Stoke City star hands in transfer request amid West Ham interest

Paris Saint-Germain hoping to HIJACK Manchester City’s pursuit of Brazilian star Dani Alves

Chelsea transfer report: Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko to miss pre-season amid reports of move to Stamford Bridge

Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti reveals talks planned with Ivan Perisic amid reports Manchester United are targeting £45m deal

Transfer news: Frank de Boer set to make Chelsea starlet Ruben Loftus-Cheek his first Crystal Palace signing

Transfer news: Neymar refuses to guarantee he will remain at Barcelona amid links to Manchester United

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Celtic FC transfer news: Manchester City youngster Olivier Ntcham set to join Brendan Rodgers’ side

Arsenal FC transfer news: Arsene Wenger willing to let Mathieu Debuchy leave for free this summer

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