Man City braced for Saudi bid for Ederson - Thursday's gossip

Manchester City expect Saudi bid for keeper Ederson, while Flamengo are in talks with West Ham for Lucas Paqueta and Marc Cucurella tries to convince Nico Williams to join Chelsea.

Manchester City are braced for a bid from Saudi Arabia for keeper Ederson and will want in excess of £30m for the Brazil international, who has been linked with Al-Nassr. (Talksport)

Marseille are confident of outbidding Lazio to sign Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood after the Serie A side offered £17m for the 22-year-old (Mail)

Flamengo initiated contact with West Ham about signing 26-year-old Brazil international Lucas Paqueta and the two clubs are in the early stages of talks. (Globo)

Barcelona are the frontrunners to sign Athletic Bilbao and Spain winger Nico Williams, with Arsenal and Chelsea at risk of missing out on the 21-year-old. (Football Insider)

Chelsea defender Marc Cucurella, 25, says he is trying to convince Spain team-mate Williams to join the Blues, with the pair in their country's squad at Euro 2024. (Sport - in Spanish)

Lille defender Leny Yoro wants a move to Real Madrid and the 18-year-old Frenchman is waiting for the clubs to agree a deal, while Liverpool and Paris St-Germain are ready to pounce if a deal collapses. (Fabrizio Romano)

Aston Villa right-back Matty Cash looks increasingly unlikely to join AC Milan despite reports linking the 26-year-old Poland defender with a move to the Serie A side. (Birmingham Live)

Barcelona are keen on signing Manchester City's Joao Cancelo after the 30-year-old Portugal defender spent last season on loan at the Spanish side. (SportsMole)

Juventus want to reinforce their midfield with the signing of Atalanta's 26-year-old Dutch international Teun Koopmeiners. (La Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Manchester United are closing in on signing 16-year-old Slovakian wonderkid Samuel Lusale from Crystal Palace. (Mirror)

Newcastle United's move for Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 27, has collapsed after the Magpies were unable to sell their own English striker Callum Wilson. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Ajax, Nice, Rennes and Olympiakos are among a number of clubs interested in 32-year-old Portuguese defender Cedric Soares, who is a free agent after the expiration of his contract with Arsenal. (Standard)

Brighton swooped to take advantage Liverpool's delay in sealing a deal for Feyenoord midfielder Mats Wieffer after Reds boss Arne Slot gave the green light to reunite with the 24-year-old Dutchman following their time together at the Dutch club. (De Telegraaf)

Manchester United want to sell Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek on a permanent basis this summer rather than lose him on a free transfer when the 27-year-old's contract runs out next summer. (Manchester Evening News)

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, 31, wants to reunite with Napoli boss Antonio Conte, who coached the Belgium forward at Inter Milan. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Napoli have told Chelsea they are willing to lower their £110.8m asking price for 25-year-old Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen. (Metro)

Germany defender Waldemar Anton, 27, has passed a medical at Borussia Dortmund and will join them from fellow German club Stuttgart after Euro 2024. (Sky Sports Germany)