Newcastle are reportedly eager to open the door for Gareth Bale's return to the Premier League.

According to the Daily Mail, the club are prepared to offer Real Madrid £53m for the 30-year-old if their £300m Saudi takeover goes through.

However, they aren't the only club willing to fork out big money for the Welshman, with Tottenham and Inter Miami also said to be eager to secure his signature.

Jadon Sancho is not the only young English talent said to be on Manchester United's radar. Along with the 20-year-old Borussia Dortmund forward, the Daily Star reports the Red Devils are also keen on landing Aston Villa's Jack Grealish and Birmingham City's Jude Bellingham when the summer transfer window opens.

Staying with Manchester United, the Evening Standard says the club has hit a roadblock in their attempts to extend the loan stay of striker Odion Ighalo.

The Red Devils reportedly want to reward the 30-year-old's strong form with a short-term extension beyond 31 May, however Shanghai Shenhua are demanding the Nigerian international returns to China for the for the start of their Chinese Super League campaign.

Juventus have priced themselves out of a deal for Manchester United's Paul Pogba after implementing a self-imposed salary cap.

The Italian club have reportedly introduced a €9m-a-year salary cap in order to save money amid the coronavirus pandemic. The decision effectively rules out any possibility of an Italian return for Pogba, though it will not apply to Cristiano Ronaldo, the club's highest earner.

Liverpool have entered the race for Red Bull Salzburg's Hungarian midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai, according to Italian publication Tuttosport, and the Reds' defender Dejan Lovren is edging close to a move to Roma, reports Italian outlet Gazzetta dello Sport.

Chelsea are confident of attracting 19-year-old Manchester United midfielder Angel Gomes to Stamford Bridge, reports the Daily Mirror.