Paper Talk: Liverpool, Arsenal in for Dortmund forward

Date published: Sunday 30th June 2019 9:33

Jacob Bruun Larsen TEAMtalk

Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal all want a Denmark starlet, while United are chasing a Scotland international and Real Madrid have offered a swap deal for Sadio Mane, all in Sunday’s papers.



Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal are all after Borussia Dortmund youngster Jacob Bruun Larsen, claims a report.

The Sun claim that all three Premier League clubs, plus some of Europe’s big guns are all tracking the 20-year-old, who burst on to the Bundesliga scene last season.

The Danish forward, 20, arrived in the Dormund first-team last campaign, alongside Jadon Sancho and the German side rate him highly.

Larsen, 20, made 30 appearances for Dortmund, featuring 17 starts and three goals, and earned his first senior cap for Denmark in March.

Larsen also scored for Denmark U21s against Serbia in the European Under-21 Championship to impress watching scouts.


Arsenal will have to pay Crystal Palace £100m to sign Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, 26, this summer. (Mail on Sunday)

But Eagles chairman Steve Parish fears selling Zaha could jeopardise his plans of finding new owners. (Sun)

Marco Asensio TEAMtalk

Liverpool will be offered Marco Asensio as Real Madrid eye a mega Sadio Mane swap deal (Sunday Express)

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has phoned Real Madrid to offer them 27-year-old Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen, who is refusing to extend his Spurs contract beyond summer 2020. (Marca)

Manchester United are trying to hijack Antoine Griezmann’s £120m transfer to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid by warning him he is the Catalans’ second choice behind Neymar. (Sun)

AC Milan are hopeful that Arsenal eyeing Real Madrid’s Dani Ceballos will allow them to sign Luca Torreira from the Gunners (Caliomercato)

Wayne Rooney reckons the best manager he has worked with is Louis van Gaal, not Sir Alex Ferguson. (Mirror)

Southampton’s £8m striker Charlie Austin will spark a four-way transfer scramble between Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Fulham and West Brom. (Sun)

Paris Saint-Germain are willing to allow Neymar to return to Barcelona, but want £116m and two players in return (Sun)

Cristiano Joao Cancelo Juventus

Manchester City target Joao Cancelo is intent on staying at Juventus, despite admitting previously that he was ready to leave the Serie A giants (CalcioMercato)

Manchester City will announce the signing of Rodri from Atletico Madrid for a club-record fee on Monday (Daily Mail)

Frank Lampard will prioritise securing the future of Callum Hudson-Odoi when he takes over as Chelsea manager. (Mail)

Marcus Rashford TEAMtalk

Manchester United are confident Marcus Rashford will sign a new £250k-a-week, five-year deal before their pre-season tour. (Mail)

Chelsea have reportedly informed Atletico Madrid that they will recall Alvaro Morata from his loan spell unless the Spanish side sign him permanently this summer. (Mail)

Sevilla will sign Luuk de Jong from PSV, (Marca)

Manchester United have reportedly contacted Barcelona for a second time to enquire about the availability of Ivan Rakitic. (Mail)

Chelsea suffered major embarrassment on Saturday night when they accidentally announced the signing of Mateo Kovacic on the club’s mobile app. (Mail)

John McGinn TEAMtalk

Manchester United are set to launch a sensational £50m bid for Aston Villa’s John McGinn that would smash the transfer record for a Scot. (Sun)

France striker Kylian Mbappe, 20, has three years left on his deal with Paris St-Germain and has no intention of extending it. (Marca)

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward told staff in an internal email that the club plans to add more “exciting” players this summer following the completion of a deal for 21-year-old England defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka. (Sunday Telegraph)

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba will hold talks with boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer next week, in a bid to force his way out of Old Trafford. (Sun)

Ex-Liverpool legend Ray Clemence says the Champions League winners need to spend big in the summer if they want to mount a serious Premier League against Manchester City. (Mirror)

Birmingham City’s 22-year-old England striker Che Adams has said goodbye to his team-mates before a £16m move to Southampton. (Mail on Sunday)

Southampton have agreed to sell 23-year-old England left-back Matt Targett to Aston Villa for £14m, rising to £17m with add-ons. (Sunday Telegraph)

Champions League finalists Liverpool and Tottenham have distanced themselves from signing 24-year-old Bruno Fernandes, paving the way for the Sporting Lisbon midfielder to join Manchester United. (Sunday Express)

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he does not have the final say on transfer targets at the north London club. (Independent on Sunday)

Spurs are expected to complete a £60m deal for Lyon’s 22-year-old French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele. (Standard)


Chelsea have warned Atletico Madrid that they will cancel the loan of Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 26, if the La Liga side do not make his move permanent with a £50m fee this summer. (Sunday Telegraph)

Inter Milan will generate the £75m required to sign Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 26, from Manchester United by selling Portugal midfielder Joao Mario, 26, and Brazil left-back Dalbert, 25. (Sun on Sunday)

Italian champions Juventus have agreed personal terms with Paris St-Germain’s 24-year-old French midfielder Adrien Rabiot. (Sky Italy)

Ajax’s 23-year-old Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana says he wants to remain with the Dutch club despite interest from Manchester United. (Voetbal International, via Metro)

Watford have reached an agreement to sign England defender Craig Dawson, 29, from West Brom for £5.5m. (Sky Sports)

Championship sides Millwall and Bristol City will compete to sign Barnsley’s 26-year-old English striker Kieffer Moore, with both clubs preparing £3m offers. (Mail on Sunday)

Leeds United are close to completing a loan deal for Wolves’ 25-year-old Portugal winger Helder Costa. (Birmingham Mail)

Preston North End have denied rumours that Premier League side Norwich City have offered £6m for 24-year-old Republic of Ireland forward Callum Robinson. (Lancashire Evening Post)


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