The prospects of Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona to move to a Premier League club have not appeared very likely in recent years.
However, the Argentine superstar is now reportedly ready to listen to offers.
That is just one of the stories to have made today’s newspapers, with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United among the clubs to feature.
Messi is now open to a move to the Premier League, and would prefer a move to Arsenal, but Chelsea and Man United are also interested. The forward would ask for a wage of £600,000-a-week. (Daily Star)
Chelsea are set to terminate the loan of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao, with Valencia keen on snapping him up. (Daily Mirror)
Real Madrid sources believe Cristiano Ronaldo could be playing in his final home El Clasico when they take on Barcelona on Saturday. (Daily Mail)
Ronaldo will be granted a move if the Spanish club recoup the £80million they paid Man United for him. (The Sun)
Fulham striker Moussa Dembele is flattered by speculation linking him with a move to the Premier League, but his only focus at present is on helping the club win promotion. (Daily Express)
Arsenal are to reward Mesut Ozil for his fine form by offering him a new contract. (Daily Mirror)
Red Star Belgrade midfielder Maro Grujic says he has been told by Serbia team-mate Nemanja Matic that Chelsea want to sign him. (Daily Express)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland.