City won’t Mess about?

Lionel Messi has reportedly been the subject of talks between Manchester City and Barcelona
Lionel Messi has reportedly been the subject of talks between Manchester City and Barcelona

Tuesday’s transfer stories from at home and abroad

The Sun: Manchester City have held talks with Barcelona over a £100m move for Lionel Messi.

Daily Star: City will give boss Pep Guardiola £250m to spend this summer.

Daily Mail: Guardiola will be in the market for a new keeper this summer with pressure growing on Claudio Bravo.

Daily Mirror: Across Manchester, United are tracking Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney.

The Independent: United are also one of several clubs monitoring 16-year-old Flamengo striker Vinicius Junior.

Daily Mail: The Old Trafford club have also rejected Lyon’s offer of £13m for Memphis Depay.

The Independent: Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are both interested in Chelsea striker Diego Costa.

Daily Express: Flamengo are considering a move for Chelsea’s left-sided player Kenedy.

The Sun: Middlesbrough will sell Gaston Ramirez to Leicester City for £10m and replace him with Bojan from Stoke City.

Daily Mirror: Watford are close to signing Fiorentina striker Mauro Zarate on loan.