Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
Arsenal have triggered the release clause in JAMIE VARDY's contract and are ready to prise the England striker from Leicester in a deal worth around £20million, according to The Guardian.
The Daily Mail suggests Manchester United are exploring the potential of a sensational move to bring Barcelona forward LIONEL MESSI to Old Trafford.
The Manchester Evening News, meanwhile, claims Roma midfielder MIRALEM PJANIC is a target for Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho.
Arsenal midfielder JACK WILSHERE is the name at the top of Pep Guardiola's list of transfer targets at Manchester City for next season, reports The Sun.
DIAFRA SAKHO is set to become Sam Allardyce's first signing of the summer with West Ham ready to accept Sunderland's £11million offer, according to the Daily Express.