Ajax believe they are close to sealing a loan deal for 33-year-old England midfielder Jordan Henderson from Saudi side Al-Ettifaq. (Mirror)
But Juventus also remain interested in Henderson and are hopeful of signing the former Liverpool captain on an initial six-month deal with the option to make the move permanent. (Gazzetto dello Sport – in Italian)
Manchester United hope to open talks with Benfica over a summer deal for 19-year-old Portugal midfielder Joao Neves in the next few weeks. (Mirror)
American investment group 777 Partners is losing hope of their Everton takeover bid being approved by the Premier League. (Football Insider)
Sevilla remain hopeful of signing Tunisia midfielder Hannibal Mejbri on loan, although Manchester United would prefer the 20-year-old to join Everton. (Revolo – in Spanish)
Fulham face competition from Porto for the signature of Atletico Madrid’s 27-year-old Turkey defender Caglar Soyuncu. (A Bola via Sport Witness)
Crystal Palace are hoping to complete a £10m deal for Genk’s 27-year-old Colombian right-back Daniel Munoz. (Sun)
Juventus have joined Napoli and Galatasaray in the race to sign Nottingham Forest’s 25-year-old Belgium midfielder Orel Mangala on loan. (Sky Germany)
Sevilla have agreed a deal to sign Manchester United’s 20-year-old Colombia Under-20 striker Mateo Mejia on a permanent deal. (Fabrizio Romano)
Besiktas have rejected an offer from Wolves for their 18-year-old Turkey Under-19 forward Semih Kılıcsoy. (Haberturk – in Turkish)
Chelsea are ready to activate a 60m euro (£52m) release clause to sign Palmeiras’ 16-year-old Brazil Under-17 winger Estevao Willian. (Sport – in Spanish)
Fulham and Burnley are interested in Strasbourg’s 26-year-old French centre-back Gerzino Nyamsi. (Football Insider)
Jesse Lingard has sacked his agent as the 31-year-old England forward continues to look for a new club following his release by Nottingham Forest.
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