Chelsea supervisor Frank Lampard is prepared to get rid of 8 gamers, consisting of Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 25, Italy midfielder Jorginho, 28, and England midfielder Ross Barkley,26 ( Sun)

Lampard is plotting an overhaul of his side’s defence this summer season – with RB Leipzig’s French centre-half Dayot Upamecano, 21, his top target. ( Mirror)

Manchester City could face a points reduction as the Premier League releases its own examination into the club’s finances over alleged breaches of Financial Fair Play guidelines. ( Mail)

Liverpool are preparing to provide Virgil van Dijk, 28, a new agreement that would make the Netherlands international the highest-paid defender worldwide. ( Mirror)

Roma are speeding up talks with Manchester United in an effort to turn 30- year-old England defender Chris Smalling’s loan offer into a long-term move. ( Calciomercato)

Manchester United missed out on the possibility to sign Bayern Munich and Canada left-back Alphonso Davies, 19, for ₤ 2m in2017 ( Times, subscription required)

Manchester City are weighing up making a ₤30 m bid for Everton’s English protector Mason Holgate,23 ( Mirror)

Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 26, intends to be back playing in April as his recovery from a tendon injury is going better than anticipated. ( Sun)

Former Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge, 30, denied a move to Aston Villa in the January transfer window as he desires to assist current side Trabzonspor receive the Champions League. ( Fanatik, through Sport Witness)

Fighter Tyson Fury has been invited to give a speech to Manchester United’s team about his journey from the edge of suicide to being crowned WBC world heavyweight champion with triumph over Deontay Wilder. ( City)

German goalkeeper Loris Karius, 26, wants Liverpool to let him leave on a free transfer so he can turn his loan spell at Turkish club Besiktas into a permanent transfer. ( Fotospor, via Turkish Football)

Everton rejected a quote from Tottenham to sign England protector Michael Keane, 27, at the end of2019 ( Football Expert)

Liverpool’s young English winger Harvey Elliott, 16, is close to signing a new three-year contract. ( Mail)

Toolbox have actually suggested to Brazilian side Flamengo that they mean to exercise the alternative to turn 26- year-old Spanish defender Pablo Mari’s loan offer into a permanent one in the summertime. ( Coluna Do Fla, through Football.London)

The Football Association are waiting on government guidance before choosing whether to evaluate the viability of next month’s England friendly against Italy in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak. ( Evening Standard)

Sheffield United have actually had a bid of 13 m euros (₤11 m) for Trabzonspor and Turkey goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir, 23, turned down. ( Fotospor, via Turkish Football)

Manchester United are still enthusiastic that England Under-20 s midfielder Angel Gomes, 19, will remain at Old Trafford regardless of his present agreement expiring in June. ( Manchester Night News)

Napoli and Senegal main defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 28, a long-time reported transfer target for Manchester United, has actually bought a brand-new ₤ 3.4 m apartment in Paris, leading to rumours of a summer season switch to Paris St-Germain. ( Star)

Aston Villa will target Marseille’s French midfielder Morgan Sanson, 25, if they stay in the Premier League this season. ( Le Phoceen, by means of Birmingham Mail)

Toolbox forward Alexandre Lacazette has actually explained the Gunners’ English left-back Bukayo Saka, 18, as the best young player in the Premier League. ( Evening Standard)

Former Tottenham striker Les Ferdinand believes the club were “ignorant” not to sign a forward in the January transfer window. ( Evening Requirement)

The FA is backing a proposition to give enemies some freedom in minimal VAR offside decisions, arguing the current system is killing the enjoyment of the game. ( Times – membership needed)