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Transfer news and football gossip: Real Madrid plot £125m Paul Pogba move, Callum Hudson-Odoi offered big wages to stay at Chelsea, Toby Alderweireld to join Juventus? rounds up all the latest gossip from Friday’s newspapers and online – and there’s a familiar name making the headlines… again.

Real Madrid are plotting a £125million move for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba(The Sun)

Returned Real boss Zinedine Zidane has been given a £430m war chest this summer and also wants to sign both Kylian Mbappe AND Eden Hazard. (AS)

Chelsea are set to offer 18-year-old Callum Hudson-Odoi a new contract worth £100,000-a-week to convince the England starlet to stay. (London Evening Standard)

Jadon Sancho and  Rafael Varane are at the top of Manchester United’s summer shopping list after Ole Gunner Solskjaer was appointed permanent manager on Thursday. (The Independent)

However, Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti has insisted the club will NOT insists be forced to sell £130m-rated defender Kalidou Kouliably, who is a long-term target for the Red Devils. (Daily Mail)

Get ready for another Paul Pogba transfer saga this summer…

Meanwhile, long-term United target Antoine Griezmann is apparently willing to take pay cut to join Barcelona who are ready to trigger his £100m release clause to sign him from Atletico Madrid. (Mundo Deportivo)

Bundesliga clubs have been told to forget about a loan move for Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden, 18, this summer. (Manchester Evening News)

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld could join Juventus this summer, with the Italian giants considering whether to trigger the £25m buyout clause in the Belgian’s contract before the last two weeks of the transfer window. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal have reportedly made contact with Barcelona over the possibility of signing defender Samuel Umtiti. (Gazetta dello Sport)

Hudson-Odoi reportedly wants to leave Stamford Bridge, but will be offer huge wages to stay

The agent of Ajax left-back, and Arsenal target, Nicolas Tagliafico has confirmed the 26-year-old Argentine is prepared to “take a leap” at a new club. (Football.London)

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez, whose contract expires at the end of the season, is a reportedly target for Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande. (Daily Mirror)

Wolves are set to sign on-loan striker Raul Jimenez in a permanent £25m deal from Benfica. (Daily Telegraph)

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry could return to his role as assistant to Belgium manager Roberto Martinez, after his sacking as Monaco manager in January after just three months in charge. (Daily Mirror)


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