Transfer rumours: Lukaku, Nunez, Fofana, Lingard, Bale, Jesus

Chelsea have told their Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29, he can rejoin Inter Milan on loan if the finances are right for the Premier League side. (Guardian)external-link

However, Inter are not confident of reaching an agreement with Chelsea because of the finances involved. (Mail)external-link

Benfica‘s Uruguay forward Darwin Nunez, 22, is hesitant to join Manchester United because they are not in the Champions League next season. (Mirror)external-link

Liverpool have pulled in front of the Red Devils in the race for Nunez. (Star)external-link

Nunez has informed Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp that he would prefer to move to Anfield. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United have made an initial offer of 60m euros (£51m) – plus 20m euros (£17m) in add-ons – for Barcelona’s 25-year-old Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who has been contacted by manager Erik ten Hag. (Marca – in Spanish)external-link

Wales striker Gareth Bale, 32, could sign for Madrid-based Getafe because of a desire not to uproot his family following his Real Madrid exit. (Mail) external-link

But Bale’s agent Joshua Barnett has dismissed any link between the La Liga club and his client. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

Brazil forward Richarlison, 25, has told Everton he wants to leave the club. (Sun)external-link

England striker Harry Kane is optimistic about his Tottenham future under manager Antonio Conte – and could be persuaded to finish his career at the club. (Mail)external-link

Manchester City‘s Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus has been offered to Tottenham in a blow to their north London rivals Arsenal, who have also been linked with the 25-year-old. (Times – subscription required)external-link

City are set to make contact with Leeds United over a transfer for 26-year-old England midfielder Kalvin Phillips. (Sun)external-link

West Ham will listen to offers for Algeria winger Said Benrahma, 26, this summer. (Mail)external-link

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has warned Ajax and Netherlands defender Jurrien Timber, 20, against a move to Old Trafford this summer. (TalkSport)external-link

Tottenham have had their attempt to sign Manchester United’s England striker Marcus Rashford, 24, rejected. (Times – subscription required)external-link

Juventus have cooled their interest in former Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard after initially expressing an interest in signing the 29-year-old England international on a free transfer. (Goal)external-link

PSV Eindhoven midfielder Ibrahim Sangare has set his heart on a move to the Premier League, with Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United and Newcastle monitoring the 24-year-old Ivory Coast international. (Sky Sports)external-link

Manchester United and Chelsea are interested in Leicester’s 21-year-old France defender Wesley Fofana. (RMC Sport – in French)external-link

Inter Milan will keep hold of Italy defender Alessandro Bastoni, 23, in a blow to Manchester United and Tottenham. (Mirror)external-link

Southampton have made a move to sign Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu, 20, from Manchester City.(Mail)external-link

Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign 26-year-old Switzerland defender Manuel Akanji from Borussia Dortmund.(Sun)external-link

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