Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
Chelsea have started formal talks with Leicester over the signing of France international midfielder N'GOLO KANTE, according to the Telegraph.
The Mirror claims West Ham have put a £100million price tag on playmaker DIMITRI PAYET to put off potential bidders.
BASTIAN SCHWEINSTEIGER, JUAN MATA, MARCOS ROJO and DALEY BLIND have all been told they can leave Manchester United, says the Daily Record.
The Sun writes Manchester City are prepared to trigger Atletico Madrid defender LUCAS HERNANDEZ'S release clause by launching a £20m bid.
West Ham are confident of signing AC Milan striker CARLOS BACCA in a £26m deal, reports the Guardian.