Blues in battle for Boro defender?

Ben Gibson is apparently attracting interest from Chelsea and Manchester City
Ben Gibson is apparently attracting interest from Chelsea and Manchester City

Tuesday’s transfer stories from at home and abroad

Daily Star: Chelsea and Manchester City are both interested in Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson.

Daily Mirror: City also want to sign Torino striker Andrea Belotti who has an £86m buyout clause.

Daily Mail: Alexis Sanchez wants to leave Arsenal at the end of the season but he won’t be sold to a rival Premier League club.

The Times: Keeper David Ospina also wants to leave the Gunners in frustration at only playing in the Champions League and cups.

The Independent: Manchester United are considering moves for Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe or Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski as their hopes of signing Antoine Griezmann have faded.

Daily Star: Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos will consider a move to Old Trafford should the Spaniards fail to win a trophy this season.

Daily Express: Barcelona are considering moves for Southampton duo Oriol Romeu and Cedric.