Rivals Liverpool, Everton to do battle over Lacazette

Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette is the second top scorer in Ligue 1 after Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Every day we’ll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they’re always entertaining…

Chelsea ace Diego Costa has been offered to Paris Saint-Germain. The Spain international has been linked with a Stamford Bridge exit this summer after apparently becoming ‘unsettled and frustrated’ with life in London.

Jose Mourinho has emerged as a top target for the management job of the Syrian national team. The Qasioun Eagles want to help them reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Dutch sensation Riechedly Bazoer, 19, is a transfer target for Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. The Ajax prospect started in the Netherlands’ 2-1 win over England last week.

Ritchie De Laet could make history with an incredible title-winning double; the Belgian is currently on loan at Championship challengers Middlesbrough from shock Premier League pacesetters Leicester City and would earn a medal for each should both prevail come May.

Manchester United have told Benfica they will pay £40m up front for Renato Sanches and Benfica are prepared to accept the offer, provided a further £8m is set aside for add-ons.

Arsenal are to fight it out with Liverpool and Barcelona for Ajax forward Arkadiusz Milik. The 22-year-old has scored 16 goals in 25 appearances having signed from Bayer Leverkusen for £2m last summer.

Wives and girlfriends will be barred from the £500-a-night hotel where the England team is staying throughout the Euro 2016 tournament in France.

Everton and Liverpool will lead the chase for £22m-rated Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, 24, this summer. Lacazette is the second top scorer in Ligue 1 behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The agent of Aston Villa Danish defender Jores Okore, 23, has accused club owner Randy Lerner of giving up on the Premier League basement side.

Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere is facing a warning from Arsene Wenger after allegedly being caught up in an nightclub bust-up.

Watford are set to swoop for Inter Milan’s former Newcastle full-back David Santon, 25, and are on the verge of signing Liverpool winger Jerome Sinclair, 19, on a three-year deal.

Sunderland have slapped a £6.5m price tag on Italian midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini, 30, who is currently on loan at Serie A side Bologna who want to make the deal permanent, with Juventus and Lazio also interested.

Sky Bet Championship side Derby will make a £1.5m bid for Bochum striker Simon Terrode, 28, who has scored 17 league goals this season.

Huddersfield will sign Kaiserslautern’s German left-back Chris Lowe, 26, on a free transfer in the summer.

Antonio Conte could be officially announced as the next Chelsea manager this week. The current Italy boss has been heavily linked with the post and was spotted in London this weekend.

Liverpool are considering a summer raid for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, who only made his Scotland debut last week, and are prepared to pay £10m for the 18-year-old.

Meanwhile, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has been handed a boost in his pursuit of Fiorentina midfielder Josip Ilicic who has said he is ready to leave Serie A; he has scored 28 goals in 88 appearances since making his Serie A debut in 2013.

Teddy Sheringham has called for Louis van Gaal to leave Manchester United if there is to be any shift in club’s fortunes while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tips Ryan Gigg for the manager’s role.

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has urged under-pressure Everton center-back John Stones to continue experimenting in defense as long as he learns from his mistakes.

Leicester City fans will be hoping their side do not bungle their title run-in the same way a confident scarf-seller has botched his latest product; ahead of Sunday’s game with Southampton one trader was selling scarves emblazoned ‘Leicester – Premiership Champions’.

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew has held crisis talks with senior players as club’s winless Premier League run continues.

Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is ready to show Jurgen Klopp he has moved up another level as he prepares for a reunion with the manager he says ‘made’ him.

Cologne sporting director Jörg Schmadtke has apologized for throwing a chewing gum at the Hoffenheim manager Julian Nagelsmann.