Thursday’s transfer stories from the papers and web
The Sun: Chelsea are willing to spend up to £70m on a striker this summer but are debating whether to sign Everton’s Romelu Lukaku or Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata.
Daily Express: Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Rangers’ teenager Billy Gilmour in a deal which could rise to £600,000.
Daily Telegraph: Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner has emerged as a potential candidate if West Ham United decide to part company with Slaven Bilic.
The Guardian: Erik Lamela may have played his last game for Tottenham Hotspur with surgery set to end his season and the club open to selling him this summer.
Daily Mirror: Spurs and Everton are set to be joined by Liverpool in a £45m battle for Schalke midfielder Max Meyer.
Daily Telegraph: Liverpool remain in the hunt for a centre-half despite starting contract talks with Dejan Lovren.
The Sun: Manchester United are prepared to offer David de Gea a wage increase amid continued interest from Real Madrid.
Daily Mirror: United are stepping up their efforts to sign Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.
Daily Mail: Jermain Defoe can leave Sunderland on a free transfer if they are relegated from the Premier League.