Transfer rumours: Pogba, Mbappe, Jorginho, Depay, Dybala, Lenglet, Dest

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Paul Pogba agreed personal terms with Manchester City but turned down a move from Manchester United because the 29-year-old France midfielder, who is out of contract this summer, was concerned about a backlash from United supporters. (Times – subscription required)external link

Paris St Germain star Kylian Mbappe will announce his decision regarding his future on Sunday with the 23-year-old France striker having long been heavily linked with a move to real Madrid. (L’Equipe – in French)external link

arsenal, Newcastle United other everton are interested in Barcelona’s Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28. (Sports – in Spanish)external link

Argentina forward Paulo Dybala has ruled out a move to Tottenham as the 28-year-old searches for his next club after confirming he will leave juventus at the end of his contract this summer. (AS – in Spanish)external link

Tottenham are also interested in a loan move for France defender Clement Lenglet, 26, who is free to leave Barcelona. (Sports – in Spanish)external link

A move to Barcelona is the priority for Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski, with a contract to 2025 having been discussed, and the 33-year-old Poland striker has not yet spoken to any other club. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)external link

Barcelona are interested in signing Naples centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, 30, and will try to lower the Italian club’s 30-35m euro (£25.5m-£29.7m) asking price by offering Bosnia midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 32, as part of any deal. (Fichajes – in Spanish)external link

Leicester City will target a move for 23-year-old Lyons and France midfielder Houssem Aouar if Belgium international Youri Tielemans, 25, leaves the club in the summer. (Ekrem Konur, via Fichajes)external link

Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Barcelona’s USA full back Sergino Dest, 21. (90 mins)external link

Dest could be a replacement for English right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 24, who will be allowed to leave United this summer. (Sky Sports)external link

United appear to be on the verge of closing a deal for Ajax’s Netherlands defender Jurrien Timber, with the 20-year-old’s agent having dropped a transfer hint. (sun)external link

newcastle are closing in on a deal for Manchester United’s Dean Henderson, with a season-long loan having been discussed for the England goalkeeper, 25, but a permanent transfer has not been ruled out. (Manchester Evening News)external link

Divock Origi is poised to join A.C.Milan when his Liverpool contract expires this summer, with the Belgium forward, 27, waiting to take a medical. (Guardians)external link

arsenal are ready to sell 26-year-old Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe, who they signed for a club record £72m in 2019, at a huge loss this summer. (Football Insiders)external link

West Brom have set their sights on signing 31-year-old Republic of Ireland midfielder Conor Hourihane, who has been on loan at Sheffield United this season and whose AstonVilla contract expires this summer. (Football Insiders)external link

shaper Manchester City Defender Vincent Kompany has emerged as a leading candidate for the vacant Burnley managerial position, but the 36-year-old’s arrival at Turf Moor hinges on whether the Clarets can avoid relegation from the Premier League. (Manchester Evening News)external link

southampton winger Theo Walcott, 33, is considering a move to Major League Soccer, with New York Red Bulls, New York City F.C, LA Galaxy other Los Angeles F.C among the former England international’s possible destinations. (sun)external link

juventus will not pursue a permanent deal for 29-year-old Spain striker Alvaro Morata, who has spent the past two seasons on loan from Atlético Madrid. (Marca – in Spanish)external link

Manchester United have canceled their annual Player of the Year awards because the players are too embarrassed to attend such an event following such a dismal season. (mirror)external link

Newcastle United will open talks with Eddie Howe about a new contract this summer as reward for avoiding relegation from the Premier League. (Mail)external link

Brentford, Bournemouth, Southampton other west ham are interested in signing 21-year-old English winger Keane Lewis-Potter from Championship side Hull City. (Telegraph – subscription required)external link

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