Transfer rumours: Rice, Aguero, Mbappe, Vazquez, Haaland, Dembele, Coutinho

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Manchester United will explore the possibility of signing England midfielder Declan Rice, 22, in any deal with West Ham for compatriot Jesse Lingard, 28. (Athletic – subscription required)external-link

Leeds United have joined the race to sign Manchester City’s Argentine striker Sergio Aguero, 32, when his contract expires at the end of the season. (90min)external-link

France striker Kylian Mbappe’s future at Paris St-Germain hangs in the balance as the 22-year-old continues to resist signing a new deal. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

Mbappe will not sign a new contract at PSG because he wants to join Real Madrid. (Cuatro – in Spanish)external-link

Real Madrid are prepared to use Brazil forward Vinicius Junior, 20, in a deal to sign Mbappe this summer. (El Chiringuito, via Metro)external-link

Real’s 29-year-old Spanish winger Lucas Vazquez, whose contract expires at the end of the season, has not committed his future to the Bernabeu amid interest from Manchester United and Chelsea. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United and Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani, 34, is “closer than ever” to a deal to join Boca Juniors this summer. (ESPN)external-link

Chelsea may target both Borussia Dortmund’s Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, and Manchester City’s Aguero this summer. (90min)external-link

Lyon have set a £25m asking price for Danish centre-back Joachim Andersen, 24, who is currently on loan at Fulham. Manchester United and Tottenham are considering a move. (Metro)external-link

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West Ham are interested in signing Venezuela midfielder Yangel Herrera. The 23-year-old is on loan at Granada from Manchester City. (Todofichajes – in Spanish)external-link

Leeds have been priced out of a move for PSV Eindhoven and England Under-21 midfielder Noni Madueke. PSV would want in the region of £20-25m for the 19-year-old – more than Leeds would be willing to pay. (Football Insider)external-link

Japan winger Takumi Minamino, 26, says he was “surprised” by Liverpool’s decision to loan him to Southampton in January. (Independent)external-link

Saints are in negotiations to extend English forward Theo Walcott’s stay at St Mary’s. The 32-year-old is currently on a season-long loan from fellow Premier League side Everton. (Southern Echo)external-link

Liverpool have identified AZ Alkmaar’s 23-year-old Dutch midfielder Teun Koopmeiners as a potential replacement for compatriot Georginio Wijnaldum, 30. (AS – in Spanish)external-link

Brighton manager Graham Potter says he is keen to extend English striker Danny Welbeck’s stay at the club, but talks will not take place until the summer. The 30-year-old’s deal expires in June. (Sky Sports)external-link

Chelsea and Italy midfielder Jorginho 29, says he would like to return to former club Napoli before the end of his career. (Sky Sport Italia)external-link

France forward Ousmane Dembele, 23, will sign a new contract at Barcelona. (Marca – in Spanish)external-link

Championship leaders Norwich City are monitoring VVV-Venlo’s Greek striker Giorgos Giakoumakis, 26. (Teamtalk)external-link

Former Liverpool midfielder and Brazil international Philippe Coutinho, 28, is among nine players who will be put up for sale by Barcelona this summer. (Mirror)external-link

Brazil winger Willian, 32, is determined to succeed at Arsenal despite a difficult first season at the club since joining from Premier League rivals Chelsea. (Mirror)external-link

Sevilla are interested in Wolves’ Spanish striker Rafa Mir, 23, who is currently on loan at La Liga club Huesca. (La Razon – in Spanish)external-link

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