United play the numbers game

Jose Mourinho's squad numbers are apparently delayed by negotiations for Paul Pogba
Jose Mourinho's squad numbers are apparently delayed by negotiations for Paul Pogba

Tuesday’s transfer stories from at home and abroad

The Sun: Manchester United have delayed the publication of their shirt numbers until the completion of Paul Pogba’s £105m arrival.

Daily Telegraph: Leicester City wants £45m for Riyad Mahrez but are confident he will remain with the club.

Daily Mail: Arsenal have had a £2m bid accepted by Bolton Wanderers for defender Rob Holding.

The Sun: On the other hand, Gunners’ boss Arsene Wenger is eyeing moves for Manchester City centre-half Jason Denayer and Borussia Dortmund’s Matthias Ginter.

Daily Mirror: Everton manager Ronald Koeman is targeting Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.

El Mundo Deportivo: Manchester United and Chelsea have joined Barcelona and Real Madrid in bidding for Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes.

Daily Mirror: West Ham chairman David Sullivan says Diafra Sakho will not leave unless a suitable replacement can be found.