Gossip: Manchester City close in on Napoli midfielder?

Italy midfielder Jorginho
Italy midfielder Jorginho

Thursday’s football stories link Italian with Etihad switch....

Daily Mirror: The agent of Italy midfielder Jorginho says his move to Manchester City is close to completion.

Daily Mail: Southampton are interested in signing City keeper Angus Gunn in a deal which could reach £15m.

Daily Telegraph: Manchester United are ready to sign Stoke City keeper Lee Grant as back-up to David de Gea and Sergio Romero.

Gazzetta dello Sport: United have bid £57m for Inter Milan’s Slovakian defender Milan Skriniar.

Daily Mail: West Bromwich Albion have turned down Watford’s £1m offer for keeper Ben Foster.

RMC: Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly tabled a £23m bid for Nice striker Alassane Plea.

Daily Mail: Cardiff City look set to complete the signings of Bristol City striker Bobby Reid and QPR keeper Alex Smithies.