Football rumours: Chelsea ready to swoop if Neymar leaves PSG

What the papers say

Chelsea are considering a move for Neymar if Paris St Germain opt to sell the 31-year-old forward during the summer, according to the Daily Mirror. At least one other Premier League club are said to be among those interested in the Brazilian.

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Lionel Messi at Barcelona (Nick Potts/PA)

Brentford full-back Aaron Hickey, 20, has emerged as a target for Manchester City, according to the Sun. The Scotland defender is reportedly valued at around £30m.

Former Liverpool and England striker Robbie Fowler is being linked to a vacant manager’s role in England. The Sun reports the 48-year-old is considering applying for the job at League Two Tranmere Rovers.

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Blackburn Rovers’ Adam Wharton, right (Mike Egerton/PA)

Levi Colwill: Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City are all keen on the England Under-21 defender, 20, but Chelsea reportedly do not want to sell.

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