Liverpool to sell stars for over £100m while Man United and Man City want £50m man


With the Premier League season drawing ever nearer, transfer speculation is beginning to hot up.

Outgoing transfers are being talked about almost as much as incoming, with Liverpool today said to be ready to offload a number of players.

That is just one of the stories to have made today's headlines, with Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea among the other clubs to feature.

Liverpool could bring in more than £100million from player sales this summer, with Christian Benteke - rated at £30million - one of those expected to leave. (Daily Mail)

Man United and Man City are set to battle it out for the signing of Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, and are willing to pay £50million for him. (Manchester Evening News)

Carlos Tevez claims Chelsea and Napoli are lining up moves for him, but he wants to stay at Boca Juniors. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

The deal to take Paul Pogba from Juventus to Man United for a world-record £100million is being held up by a row over who pays his agent a £25m fee. (The Sun)

Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund have both made offers to sign Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko. (Le 10 Sport)

Man City believe they would be Lionel Messi's first choice if he opted to leave Barcelona. (Catalunya Radio)

Sunderland midfielder Liam Bridcutt would like to join Leeds United on a permanent deal following a loan spell at Elland Road last season. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Everton want to sign forward Marko Arnautovic from Stoke City. (Sky Sports Austria)

Brad Smith is nearing a £6million move to Bournemouth from Liverpool. (Goal)

Chelsea and Everton target Kalidou Koulibaly wants to leave Napoli this summer. (Radio CRC)

Leicester City director of football Jon Rudkin has met with the Premier League champions' owners to discuss new contracts for Kasper Schmeichel, Danny Simpson, Danny Drinkwater, Jeffrey Schlupp and Riyad Mahrez. (Daily Mirror)

Mahrez is "not bothered" about speculation linking him with Arsenal, according to team-mate Demarai Gray. (The Independent)

Jurgen Klopp intends to send a number of Liverpool youngsters - including Ryan Kent - out on loan. (Liverpool Echo)

Palmeiras forward Gabriel Jesus, who has a minimum release clause of £20million, is a target for Man United and Man City. (UOL Esporte)

Bristol City have agreed a deal with Bayern Munich to sign goalkeeper Ivan Lucic. (Bristol Post)