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Football rumours from the UK media

The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:

The Mirror claims Chelsea are keen to bring ROMELU LUKAKU back to Stamford Bridge as a replacement for Diego Costa.

However, the Daily Telegraph reports that boss Antonio Conte has identified ALVARO MORATA as Costa's long-term successor.

Manchester United could break the world-record transfer fee they set when Paul Pogba arrived last summer with a huge offer for Atletico Madrid's ANTOINE GRIEZMANN, says the Independent.

Dimitri Payet is not the only Premier League Frenchman on Marseille's radar, according to the Mirror, who claim the Ligue 1 side will move for Crystal Palace's YOHAN CABAYE.

Palace are keen on out-of-favour Liverpool defender MAMADOU SAKHO, reports the Daily Mail, while t he Mirror claims that Watford want to sign Bournemouth winger MAX GRADEL.


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