Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Tottenham place £200m price tag on Kane

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Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Tottenham place £200m price tag on Kane

Man City favourites to sign Lautaro Martinez

Premier League side to trigger £97.5m release clause

Manchester City have taken the lead in the race to sign Lautaro Martinez, claims the Sun.

Barcelona have long been slated as favourites to land the Inter star.

But the Catalans are unconvinced by the Italians' elevated asking price, while City are prepared to trigger his £97.5 million ($121m) release clause in order to make a deal.

Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Tottenham place £200m price tag on Kane

'Man Utd must sign Kane – even if it's a club-record fee'

Manchester United have been urged to sign Tottenham forward Harry Kane, no matter the cost.

Danny Murphy has said that even if United have to shell out a club-record fee for the 26-year-old, it would be worth it as a top-class forward is the "final piece in the jigsaw" for the club.

Kane recently indicated he could be eyeing the exit door at Spurs, saying he could leave if the club do not progress a sufficient amount.

Coventry seek Westbrooke extension

Coventry City hope to secure a new contract for young star Zain Westbrooke, according to the Derby Telegraph.

Derby County, Nottingham Forest and Leeds United had been linked with the midfielder in January, but no move was forthcoming.

Newcastle to move for Benfica's Silva

Benfica star Rafael Silva is Newcastle United's top summer transfer target, claims the Sun.

Negotiations over a move for the 26-year-old are currently on hold as the Magpies analyse whether they will be able to afford the player once the coronavirus epidemic is over.

Man Utd target Kane can leave for £200m

Striker has angered Spurs board with recent remarks

Tottenham are ready to sell Harry Kane if a club meets their asking price of £200 million ($249m), according to the Daily Mail.

Manchester United are prime candidates to sign the England striker, who reportedly angered Spurs management with his recent comments suggesting he could be open to leaving the club.

The Londoners are also keen to receive an injection of funds as they battle the loss of revenue caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Matic plays his way to new Man Utd deal

Nemanja Matic has left Manchester United with no choice but to renew his contract, according to the Daily Mail.

The midfielder's fine performances of late have transformed opinions at Old Trafford, and he is now set to earn a fresh extension after the club took up a one-year option recently.

Maja eyes return to England

Bordeaux striker Josh Maja is keen on returning to England, according to the Sun.

The former Sunderland man has caught the eye of West Ham and Crystal Palace thanks to his displays in Ligue 1, and could be available for a fee of around £10 million ($12.5m).

Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Tottenham place £200m price tag on Kane

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