📌 Right, here is a quick roundup of some of the biggest stories making today’s back pages as Lionel Messi reportedly tells Barcelona to snatch Marcelo Bielsa from Leeds to become the new boss at the Nou Camp.
📌 Dean Smith joked that Jack Grealish’s immediate plans are to get drunk, rather than discuss his future, as Aston Villa secured their Premier League status.
📌 Tottenham and Everton have been in talks with Southampton over a deal to sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg but the Saints boss has warned any suitors they will have to meet the club’s valuation – one understood to be set at £25m.
📌 Big transfer news from Scotland this evening: Rangers forward Alfredo Morelos has agreed personal terms with Ligue 1 side Lille, with the two clubs are now negotiating a fee for the Colombia international.
📌 Everton defender Leighton Baines has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35, ending a 13-year stay at his boyhood club.
📌 Leicester forward Harvey Barnes is a shock summer transfer target for Liverpool, according to reports in the Sunday Mirror.
📌 Leeds and Everton are both interested in signing experienced Man Utd goalkeeper Sergio Romero, 33, this summer, according to reports on ESPN.
📌 Manchester United have asked to be kept informed of offers for Lille centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes, according to the Daily Record.
📌 Manchester United and Chelsea are both keeping tabs on Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak, according to The Sun, amid the poor form of both clubs’ current goalkeepers.
📌 Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has been informed by chairman Daniel Levy that he will not have to sell Harry Kane this summer, according to the Daily Mail.
📌 Chelsea could face a battle to sign Alex Telles this summer with Premier League rivals Manchester United and Manchester City also interested in the Porto left-back, according to the Daily Express.
📌 Bayer Leverkusen boss Peter Bosz is “confident” Chelsea target Kai Havertz will be around for next month’s Europa League campaign. (The Sun)
📌 Wilfried Zaha has been given the blessing of Crystal Palace to leave this summer if the club receives an acceptable offer for their star player. (The Times)