What the newspapers say
Arsenal have set their main transfer target, the DailyMirror reports. According to the newspaper, club bosses intend to push Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus to the Gunners, although they are expected to face fierce competition for his signature in the form of Juventuswho also follow the 25-year-old.
In other City News, the Newcastle Chronicle, quoting The Athletic, says the defender Nathan Ake was told he could leave the club this summer. Newcastle have emerged as a potential destination for the 27-year-old, given his links with Magpies boss Eddie Howe since their time at Bournemouth.
The Sun reports that Southampton gave away the midfielder Will Smallbone the green light to leave on loan in 2022-23. Nottingham Forest have been linked with the 22-year-old, while there have also been talks with a number of other Premier League and Championship clubs.
The Manchester Evening News – citing reports from Italy – say Roma are exploring the idea of signing jesse lingard from Manchester United once his contract expired this summer.
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Alexandre Lacazette: French outlet L’Equipe say Lyon want to bring the striker back from France to the club on a free transfer.
Marco Asensio: Manchester United should be invited to approach the Real Madrid winger, according to El Chiringuito.
Football rumours: Arsenal identify Gabriel Jesus as main transfer target
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