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Paper Talk: Levy tempted as Man City plot cash plus two player swap for Kane

Manchester City are preparing to offer two players, plus cash, for Harry Kane, while Tuesday’s transfer gossip claims two Chelsea stars are nearing moves to AC Milan, while a third is wanted at Tottenham.


Manchester City reportedly plan to offer cash plus two of their big-name players in exchange for Harry Kane this summer.

The Tottenham striker is pushing for a summer exit after growing disillusioned at his club’s lack of trophy success. That has led to strong speculation of moves to one of City, Manchester United and Chelsea.

And after plundering an impressive 221 goals in 336 appearances for Tottenham, it’s easy to see why he’s a man in demand.

However, his £150m valuation is proving a sticking point, even for moneybags City.

But The Sun reports City, who lead the way – and they are ready to propose the swap deal to win the race.

According to their exclusive, City plan to offer cash plus Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus for Kane.

Sterling has lost his place in the City side this season and reports at the weekend claimed he would be allowed to leave. That saw him linked with a shock £60m move to Arsenal.

Jesus, meanwhile, has struggled to convince Pep Guardiola he can be the long-term answer to replacing Sergio Aguero. And by offering him to Spurs, they could find an instant replacement for Kane.

The report claims Spurs chairman Daniel Levy could be tempted by the proposal, which is likely to include £40m in cash.


Tottenham are interested in signing Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger, according to reports. (The Sun)

Atletico Madrid have snubbed the opportunity to sign Naby Keita from Liverpool this summer. (The Sun)

AC Milan are hoping to seal a permanent deal for Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud. (The Sun)

Arsenal have been forced to scrap plans to sign Brentford goalkeeper David Raya after their promotion. (The Sun)

Gareth Southgate admits he did not want the England job – because of the pressure of picking squads. (The Sun)


Eden Hazard has ruled out a sensational return to Chelsea. (The Sun)

Manchester City are considering a move for Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos on a two-year contract. (Daily Mail)

Australian Jarred Gillett is among five EFL referees being interviewed for promotion to the Premier League this summer. (Daily Mail)

AC Milan are closing in on signing Fikayo Tomori on a permanent deal from Chelsea following his impressive loan spell. (Daily Mail)

Jose Mourinho plans to extend an olive branch to Henrikh Mkhitaryan by offering him a new deal at Roma. (Daily Mail)

Gareth Southgate will shatter the dreams of seven Euro hopefuls on Tuesday with Trent Alexander-Arnold among those in danger. (Daily Mail)


Tottenham are working on a double appointment of Antonio Conte as manager and Fabio Paratici as director of football. (Daily Express)

Wolves winger Adama Traore has reportedly emerged as a target for Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel following the club’s Champions League success. (Daily Express)

Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham return is in doubt after PSG declared themselves ‘very happy’ with the Argentine. (Daily Express)

Tammy Abraham expects to leave Chelsea this summer, with Leicester and West Ham planning moves. (Daily Express)

Southampton are planning a £15m bid for Blackburn hotshot Adam Armstrong. (Daily Express)

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Sergio Aguero declares himself “very proud” to play with Lionel Messi at Barcelona, expressing confidence that his Argentina team-mate will  stay. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United youngster Hannibal Mejbri received an eye-catching unveiling following his first international call-up for Tunisia. (Daily Mirror)

Harry Kane would not be convinced to remain at Tottenham  this summer even if they reappointed Mauricio Pochettino as manager. (The Times)

Manchester United have agreed personal terms with Jadon Sancho but are yet to make a formal bid for the Borussia Dortmund winger. (Daily Star)

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Emerson Royal this summer – but there is confusion over his position at Barcelona. (Daily Star)


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