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Newcastle bid for Burnley's Trafford - Sunday's gossip

Newcastle bid for Burnley goalkeeper James Trafford, Manchester United expect to complete a deal with Everton for Jarrad Branthwaite before the end of June and Manchester City want to keep Julian Alvarez.

Newcastle have offered Burnley £16m for 21-year-old English goalkeeper James Trafford, but the Clarets want £20m. (Mail)

Manchester United expect to complete a deal for Everton defender Jarrad Branthwaite, 21, before 30 June after he was cut from England's Euro 2024 squad (Liverpool Echo)

The Red Devils are set to make a second bid for Benfica midfielder Joao Neves, 19, having failed with an opening £51m offer (A Bola - in Portuguese)

Manchester City want to keep Argentina forward Julian Alvarez and will not accept any loan offers for the 24-year-old. (Fabrizio Romano)

Atletico Madrid have been linked with Alvarez but their club president Enrique Cerezo says he does not believe the forward will leave Etihad Stadium. (Standard)

Manchester City are set to offer Phil Foden a new contract and will make the England midfielder, 24, the highest-paid British player ever. (Sun)

Leicester City have made contact with former Brighton and Chelsea boss Graham Potter over their managerial vacancy. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Juventus could offer USA midfielder Weston McKennie, 25, in a swap deal with Aston Villa for 26-year-old Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Arsenal are also interested in Luiz. (Rudy Galetti)

Bournemouth's England striker Dominic Solanke, 26, is available for £65m this summer and Arsenal are one of the clubs interested. (Express)

Bayern Munich have made a fresh approach to Fulham for 28-year-old Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha. (Talksport)

Fenerbahce are planning to enter the race to sign Manchester United's England forward Mason Greenwood, 22, who has been on loan at Getafe. (Sun)

Celtic will consider selling Kyogo Furuhashi this summer and want at least £25m for the Japan forward, 29, who has been linked with a move to England. (Football Insider)

France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 27, is set to leave Tottenham as a free agent this summer. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Fulham boss Marco Silva could become a target for Nottingham Forest if their manager Nuno Espirito Santo leaves the City Ground. (Mail)

Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says his Dutch compatriot Erik ten Hag should not be sacked by the Premier League club. (Metro)

Everton's 22-year-old Belgian midfielder Amadou Onana says he would like to play for an "international world club" having been linked with Arsenal. (Standard)