Friday’s news and transfer rumour gossip.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has put Real Madrid and France defender Raphael Varane, 21, at the top of his summer transfer targets – (Daily Mirror)
Mourinho will be given £75m to reshape his squad in the wake of Chelsea’s last-16 Champions League exit – (Sun)
Liverpool are hoping to start contract talks with Brazil right-back Dani Alves, 31, who is expected to leave Barcelona when his deal runs out in the summer – (Sport – in Spanish)
Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev want to keep 24-year-old defender Aleksandar Dragovic, who is being linked with Arsenal – (London Evening Standard)
Southampton fear they may miss out on a permanent deal for on-loan Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld, 26, with the Belgium international expected to be in demand elsewhere this summer – (Daily Mail)