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Transfer rumours and paper review – Sunday, 13 August: Mbappe latest and Chelsea

The best of Sunday’s transfer rumours

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will target Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne if Philippe Coutinho forces through a move to Barcelona. (Sunday People)

Barcelona will return with an offer in excess of £100m for Coutinho. (Sunday Express)

Chelsea will make a second bid of around £25m for Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater this week, having had a £15m offer turned down earlier this summer. (Sunday Telegraph)

Barcelona have signed Brazil and former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho for £36.6m from Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande. (Mail on Sunday)

PSG will spend more on Kylian Mbappe than they did on Neymar(Sunday Times)

The French club could spend more than £54.9m on Monaco defender Fabinho on top of any deal for 18-year-old Mbappe. (ESPN)

Tottenham will make a firm offer for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley. (Sunday Telegraph)

Gylfi Sigurdsson will finally complete a transfer to Everton this week, and may mean Tottenham make their move to sign Ross Barkley. (Sunday People)

Ronald Koeman will not end his summer spending with Sigurdsson and is keen on Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic(Sunday Express)

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is questioning whether Barkley is worth pursuing and is more interested in a £50m double transfer for Celta Vigo midfielder Pape Cheikh Diop and Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez. (Sun on Sunday)

Man United have re-opened talks over a move for Inter winger Ivan Perisic and are close to matching the Italian side’s £48m asking price. (Sunday Mirror)

Man United have rejected a bid from Tottenham for Anthony Martial. (RMC Sport via Independent)

Chelsea are worried striker Diego Costa has put on too much weight during his holiday in Brazil, making him more difficult to sell. (Sunday Times)

Liverpool have told Emre Can he is going nowhere despite Juventus lining up a £23m offer as the Germany midfielder enters the final year of his contract. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal have given up on signing 21-year-old midfielder Thomas Lemar from Monaco, with manager Arsene Wenger now focused on selling fringe player to cut the club’s wage bill. (Mail on Sunday)

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez is stepping up his pursuit of Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere(Sun on Sunday)

Watford want Lovre Kalinic from Gent and could pay £10m for the goalkeeper (Sun on Sunday)

FROM ABROAD

Chelsea would be willing to sell Belgium’s attacking midfielder Eden Hazard to Barcelona for £110m. (Diario Gol via Daily Star Sunday)

Mesut Ozil does not want to stay at Arsenal and is pushing for a move to Barcelona. (Don Balon via Daily Star Sunday)

Antoine Griezmann could leave Atletico Madrid if they sell Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak to Paris St-Germain. (Don Balon via Sunday Express)

Spain attacking midfielder Marco Asensio will use interest from clubs including Arsenal as leverage to secure a new deal at Real Madrid(Diario Gol – in Spanish)

Dutch side Ajax have already rejected a £36.6m bid from Spurs for Sanchez and have already offered him a new contract to convince him to stay. (De Telegraaf – in Dutch)

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