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Premier League scouts descended upon French second division side Amiens' match with Le Havre on Friday, tracking midfielder Guessouma Fofana.
West Brom keeping tabs on Eupen striker Henry Onyekuru as Tony Pulis draws up list of summer targets
West Bromwich Albion have joined the queue of clubs keen on Eupen striker Henry Onyekuru. The 19-year-old forward is in the running to be Belgium's player of the year.
Arsenal beat stiff competition to snap up Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac... but who is the Gunners new boy?
Kolasinac has attracted interest from Premier League clubs and was subject of a failed bid from Chelsea with Manchester City, Liverpool, Juventus and most recently Everton and Milan.
The 20-year-old flyer, a Scotland Under-21 international, has scored nine goals and provided 12 assists this season which has also drawn scouts from Scottish and English Premier League sides.
Greenock Morton are confident of a play-off place in the Scottish Championship and scouts are scheduled to watch O'Ware as he looks to finish the season with a flourish.
Chelsea captain John Terry offered chance of one last payday at Dubai club Al-Nasr by manager Dan Petrescu who admits 'I wish he was here'
The 36-year-old's contract runs out at the end of the season, and Petrescu thinks the former England captain should keep playing, even if Chelsea do not offer him a new deal.
Arsenal agree deal for Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer with the Schalke defender set to join the club in July
Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Schalke's left-back Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, although the defender cannot officially join the club until July.
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil set for embarrassing climbdown over contract dispute as potential suitors in Europe fail to materialise
EXCLUSIVE by SAMI MOKBEL: The Germany international, Arsenal's club’s record signing, is involved in a long-running wrangle with the Gunners over a proposed extension.
England have long since struggled to find a stable centre back partnership... but Harry Maguire, Michael Keane and Ben Gibson could be the future
Cahill is the current first choice, but the likes of Smalling and Jones have failed to impress when given a chance. Here, Sportsmail takes a closer look at three players that could take the mantle...
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola ditches Tottenham raid with Dele Alli, Kyle Walker and Danny Rose off limits
SAMI MOKBEL AND JACK GAUGHAN: Manchester City are scaling back their efforts to buy British players this summer amid fears they will be too difficult to sign.
Leicester prepare to battle with Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal for Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson
LAURIE WHITWELL: Gibson, 24, has enjoyed a fine season at the Riverside despite Boro’s slide into relegation trouble and has been scouted extensively by the Premier League’s elite.
Liverpool join race to sign Virgil van Dijk with Jurgen Klopp keen to bolster his defence with the Southampton ace
Liverpool are ready to join the race to sign Virgil Van Dijk as they look to make a statement of intent in this summer’s transfer window.
Kylian Mbappe is setting the world alight at the tender age of 18... but what were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Co doing at his age?
If the world hadn't already sat up and noticed Kylian Mbappe, they have now. At the tender age of 18, the Monaco talent is firing himself to superstardom... but what were the likes of Messi doing at his age?
Barcelona heading for a 'new era' after Juventus defeat as Spanish media report Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho is top of summer wishlist
Barcelona are heading for a new era with Philippe Coutinho and Gerard Deulofeu top of their summer wishlist, according to Spanish newspaper SPORT.
Slow starts are costing Tottenham in the title race, so wouldn't it help to get their transfer business done early for once? And why Arsenal's board should NOT be scared of replacing Arsene Wenger - 5 POINTS
MARTIN SAMUEL'S FIVE POINTS: This week Martin suggests that both Arsenal and Tottenham should consider changes at the top; plus one way you can't compare Eden Hazard and Lionel Messi.
David de Gea should forget about Real Madrid transfer until after the end of the season, says Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho
David de Gea’s future at Old Trafford is under scrutiny again after he was left out against Sunderland. The situation has alerted Real Madrid, who have previously tried to sign him.
Manchester City ready to turn down Torino bid to extend Joe Hart's loan as they demand £15m for goalkeeper
Manchester City are ready to turn down any request from Torino to allow Joe Hart to remain on another season's loan at the Serie A side as they prepare to sell the goalkeeper on a permanent deal.
Sportsmail understands the Ibrox club tendered a pay rise and another two years on the 22-year-old’s existing deal last month. But Barrie McKay rejected their opening gambit after talks.
Liverpool eye 19-year-old forward Henry Onyekuru but face competition from Southampton and Bournemouth
The Premier League trio have been among clubs to send scouts to watch the 19-year-old in recent weeks playing for Belgian side Eupen. He has scored 15 goals this season.
Real Madrid star Alvaro Morata predicts he will play for Antonio Conte 'sooner or later' after revealing he had calls with Chelsea and Tottenham
Chelsea target Alvaro Morata has lifted the lid on the Blues interest in him, confirming he had calls from the West London club and admitting he feels 'indebted' to manager Antonio Conte.
As Barcelona continue to stutter, Sportsmail assesses which players should stay, who should leave and those in danger of being moved on
Barcelona continue to struggle, with coach Luis Enrique leaving at the end of the campaign. Sportsmail looks at the squad to find the players who should follow him out of the exit door...
Tottenham sensation Dele Alli could play for any club in the world, insists Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale
England and Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli is good enough to play for any club in the world, according to Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, himself a former Spurs player.
Manchester City interested in Monaco left-back Benjamin Mendy but face competition from Manchester United and Chelsea for 22-year-old
Manchester City have posted an interest in Monaco left-back Benjamin Mendy along with Manchester United and Chelsea.
Moreno has failed to convince Jurgen Klopp he has the defensive capabilities to hold down a regular place in his first team with James Milner the first choice left-back.
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala would fit in perfectly among the illustrious names at Barcelona, according to one of the Nou Camp's greatest ever performers Xavi Hernandez.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar confirms he will leave Schalke but rules out move to China, Turkey or 'club in the desert'
Schalke striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar will call time on his seven-year stint in the Bundesliga at the end of the season, but the Holland international will not be heading to the Far East.
Manchester City confident of landing Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez after top four hopes suffered another blow
Manchester City are growing increasingly confident of landing Alexis Sanchez with Arsenal's top four hopes hanging by a thread. Pep Guardiola has identified the Chilean as a summer target.
Barcelona target Marco Verratti admits he wants to play alongside Neymar but only if the Brazilian comes to PSG
PSG playmaker Marco Verratti has been on the radar of Barcelona for some time, and has now dropped a big hint to the Catalan club by admitting his desire to play alongside Neymar.
Belgian Adnan Januzaj has one year left on his Manchester United contract and manager Jose Mourinho hinted last week that he has already made up his mind on the 22-year-old's future.
The Fulham teenager is one of Liverpool's prime targets though the Craven Cottage club are reluctant to sell the talented 16-year-old this summer, especially if they gain promotion.
Arsenal spoke to his representatives initially in January and have made further contact as they are keen to sign the Bosnia international this summer when his contract runs out.
Everton reignite interest in Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson as Ronald Koeman makes summer transfer plans
Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has been the standout player at the Liberty Stadium this season and whatever fate befalls the Welsh club it is inevitable he will remain in the Premier League.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will only entertain offers from Barcelona or Real Madrid, says Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is under contract with the Bundesliga side until June 2020 but the club's star striker has attracted interest from a host of Europe's top teams.
Middlesbrough add Luke Armstrong from non-league Blyth Spartans and dad Alun admits it is a 'massive blow'
The 20-year-old had been with Boro on a youth deal, but after being released joined Cowdenbeath, then Blyth Spartans in the Vanarama National League North, where he has been prolific.
Griezmann has become one of Europe's hottest properties during two-and-half prolific seasons at Atletico, and Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid are among the clubs linked with him.
Watford hand trial to former Arsenal defender Tyrell Robinson after impressing with development team
Watford are giving a trial to former Arsenal defender Tyrell Robinson. He was officially released by Arsenal in February but has also had trial spells with West Ham, West Brom and QPR.
Zaza scored twice away at Granada in La Liga on Sunday and got the opener when Valencia beat Real Madrid in February. His contract with the Spanish club will run until June 2021.
Chelsea outcast Michy Batshuayi finally given some game time... playing five-a-side in a Galatasary shirt
He has played just 113 minutes in the Premier League for Chelsea, but Michy Batshuayi has clearly not fallen out of love with the game after playing in a five-a-side match with friends.
Oxlade-Chamberlain has frequently cut a frustrated figure this campaign and previously stated he would consider his future at the end of the season, when he will have just one year left on his deal.
Diego Costa insists he is 'very happy' at Chelsea but not necessarily content with his life in London
Diego Costa has been linked with a move away from the Premier League leaders throughout his Chelsea career and was the subject of a £90million bid from Tianjin Quanjian in January.
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann hands Premier League suitors a boost as he rules out Real Madrid switch: 'I think it's dead'
Griezmann has long been a target for Manchester United. Rivals Manchester City and Chelsea have also made contact over the striker's situation at Atletico Madrid, as have Barca.
Mazzarri claimed he did not start his captain because of his 'physical condition' but Deeney is believed to have disagreed. Watford's manager told Deeney to 'respect' his decisions.
Sergio Ramos insists Real Madrid would embrace the arrival of Antoine Griezmann: 'The club always opens its doors to great players'
Antoine Griezmann, who scored the equaliser for Atletico in their 1-1 draw against rivals Real Madrid, has continuously been linked with a move to the La Liga leaders and Manchester United.
He was frozen out by Jurgen Klopp after clashing with the Liverpool manager last summer. Sakho has been in impressive form for the Eagles since joining them on loan in January.
Gianfranco Zola retains support of Birmingham board despite winning just two of his 19 games in charge
The Birmingham board are determined to maintain faith with the Italian having made the controversial decision to replace Gary Rowett in December with the side in play-off contention.
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku is ready for a 'big, big move', according to former Belgium boss Georges Leekens
Former Belgium boss Georges Leekens gave Romelu Lukaku his international debut back in 2010, a year before the striker made his move from Anderlecht to Chelsea.
Mexico talent Hirving Lozano admits he would love to play for Manchester United: 'It's a very important club'
Mexico youngster Hirving Lozano has expressed his desire to play for Manchester United after being heavily linked with a move to the Premier League last summer.
Romelu Lukaku is worth triple what Everton paid for him, according to former manager Roberto Martinez
The Belgian forward cost Everton a club-record £28million when he arrived from Chelsea in 2014, but Martinez now believes he could be worth up to a whopping £84m.
Sheffield United eye summer move for Fulham's Lasse Vigen Christensen after return to the Championship
The Denmark Under 21 international has been performing well while on loan at fellow Championship side Burton Albion and is looking to make a fresh start in the summer.
EXCLUSIVE - IAN LADYMAN: The 13-year-old footballer at the centre of a tapping up storm between Stoke City and Liverpool may now end up at the Merseyside club’s great rivals Everton.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is most likely to become first £100m player ahead of Harry Kane and Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann
New research shows that Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the most likely player to be sold for more than the £89million Manchester United paid for Paul Pogba last year.
Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal are among the Premier League clubs interested in Franck Kessie, reveals Atalanta midfielder's agent
Franck Kessie's agent has confirmed interest from top Premier League clubs as the young Atalanta midfielder contemplates a summer move to England though Roma are still considered favourites.
Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic lead chase to sign Falkirk wing back Fraser Aird on a free transfer
Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic are among clubs leading the chase for Canada international Fraser Aird. The 22-year-old right wing-back has been impressing with Falkirk.
Andrea Belotti is the 'Rooster' tearing up Serie A with Torino… is Chelsea or Manchester United the next step?
SHERIDAN BIRD: What's a better for a reward for a job well done, a salami sandwich or highly valuable rooster sculpted from Swarovski crystal? If you're really good, you receive both.
Kylian Mbappe has enjoyed a breakthrough season with Monaco, having scored 10 Ligue 1 goals and made his senior debut for France against Luxembourg last month.
Burnley midfielder George Boyd considering leaving Turf Moor this summer after rejecting a one year contract extension
The 31-year-old midfielder’s current terms expire this summer and a number of Premier League and Championship clubs are interested in securing his services for free.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho 'calls Alexis Sanchez about transfer from Arsenal to Old Trafford'
Chilean TV show 'El Show de Prensafutbol' claim that Alexis Sanchez has been contacted by both Jose Mourinho and Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, who worked with the Arsenal star at Barcelona.
Manchester United taking a look at Vancouver Whitecaps prospect Alphonso Davies as Premier League clubs keep tabs on talented winger
The 16-year-old winger, who was born in Liberia but is now a Canada U20 international, has been attracting clubs from across Europe with his performances for the Whitecaps.
Aston Villa are checking on Switzerland international striker Haris Seferovic. Villa scouts have watched the 6ft 1ins centre forward as they look for summer options.
Real Madrid would not suit Eden Hazard's personality and he'd be better staying at Chelsea, says Michael Ballack
Michael Ballack has cautioned Chelsea star Eden Hazard against a move to Real Madrid this summer, saying he wouldn't feel comfortable if he wasn't the main man in the team.
Sam Allardyce leaves Manchester United to join up with Bury... but this is the youth footballer, not 'Big Sam'
Sam Allardyce has cut his ties with Manchester United and left the club to join up with fellow north west side Bury. Something about that sentence may not read right, but it is in fact correct.
Crystal Palace goalkeeper Steve Mandanda courted by several French clubs including former side Marseille
Mandanda was signed on a free transfer in the summer by Alan Pardew for Palace from Marseille, and started the campaign as their number one goalkeeper, before he needed an operation.
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'has turned down new contract in favour of LA Galaxy move'
The 35-year-old's future is yet to be confirmed with two months left of the season, but Fox Deportes are reporting that Ibrahimovic has already agreed a deal to move to the US in the summer.
Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe is a Premier League target... but does this picture show he is an Arsenal fan?
He is one of Europe's hottest young properties at the moment, with goals for Monaco earning him a France call-up at the age of just 18.
Burnley defender Matt Lowton signs two-year contract extension at Turf Moor to extend deal until June 2020
Burnley defender Matt Lowton has signed a new contract to stay at Turf Moor until the summer of 2020. The ex-Aston Villa full-back, who had 12 months left on his existing deal.
Sam Allardyce urges Wilfried Zaha to focus on Crystal Palace's bid to avoid relegation amid Tottenham interest
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce has warned Wilfried Zaha of the need to retain his focus as his fine form attracts wider attention and leads to speculation surrounding his future.
Speculation linking Juventus striker Paulo Dybala with a move to Bayern Munich has been nipped in the bud by Carlo Ancelotti. He labelled the transfer rumours as a 'myth'.
Paris Saint-Germain join Chelsea in the race to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and add to star-studded strike force at Parc des Princes
The French champions want to team Sanchez with Edinson Cavani and Angel di Maria in a talented attacking line-up as they push to make a greater impression on the Champions League.
West Brom bid for Troy Deeney would likely fail, admits Baggies boss Tony Pulis: 'I don't think they'd want to sell'
West Brom boss Tony Pulis admits any possible bid for Troy Deeney is likely to fail. The Baggies chief stopped short of denying interest in the striker but conceded Watford won't sell.
Luke Shaw's Manchester United future in doubt as Jose Mourinho questions England defender's commitment
Luke Shaw is heading for the Old Trafford exit this summer after Jose Mourinho claimed the attitude of the defender does not match up to those of other full backs in the Manchester United side.
Arsenal aren't very attractive... they'll struggle to get anyone if Manchester United, Chelsea and even Tottenham are interested, believes Ian Wright
Ian Wright has warned Arsenal that they will struggle to attract the calibre of players they desire this summer if they're competing against their top-six rivals for the same signings.
Nottingham Forest are plotting a move for Gillingham midfielder Josh Wright. The 27-year-old
Eden Hazard: 'Do you want to put me in the s***? I'm very well here' - Chelsea star hints he'll stay when quizzed on Real Madrid's interest in £100m deal
Eden Hazard has hinted he will still be at Chelsea next season, despite Real Madrid's plans to make him their £100million Galactico. Hazard reiterated he is contracted until 2020.
Cristiano Ronaldo is scoring, shooting, assisting and touching the ball less than ever before… at 32 is he in decline? It is no wonder Real Madrid want Chelsea's Eden Hazard
KIERAN GILL - THE NUMBERS GAME: In 2010, Zinedine Zidane said of Eden Hazard: 'He's very good and is going to get even better. I would take him to Madrid with my eyes closed.'
Manchester United want to re-sign Michael Keane but Burnley are holding out for £25m... 10 times more than he cost Clarets when he left Old Trafford
Everton are leading the pursuit for Keane with Liverpool and Chelsea also monitoring the situation but United have now placed their former academy graduate on a list of summer targets.
Jose Mourinho tells Manchester United targets to stop stalling amid fears Antoine Griezmann would be put off by rain and bad weather
Jose Mourinho has told Manchester United's transfer targets to stop pontificating about English culture and sort out their priorities.
Newcastle interested in Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield as Magpies plan for Premier League football
Newcastle are plotting a summer move for Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield. The Canada international has played a key role for the Clarets this season, making 26 Premier League appearances.
Virgil van Dijk prefers Chelsea switch this summer as injured Southampton defender posts video of his recovery
Although no deal is yet done, Sportsmail understands the Dutch centre back would like to live in London over the North West if he leaves St Mary's this year.
Manchester United could drop interest in Antoine Griezmann as he is keen to stay at Atletico Madrid and turn to Romelu Lukaku and Kylian Mbappe
Though Atletico admit they are vulnerable to offers should United activate Griezmann's £85.7m clause, he is privately intimating he is inclined to stay another season at the Spanish club.