Rumour Has It: Inter travels for Lukaku talks

We round up the front and back pages across Europe as Wednesday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has been linked with a move away from Manchester United.   -  Getty Images

Romelu Lukaku is on the other side of the globe and his future is still up in the air.

In Australia for Manchester United's pre-season tour, Lukaku remains a Red Devils player but he is reportedly keen to leave Old Trafford. Linked to Inter, this could drag on for a while…

 

TOP STORY – INTER STEPS UP LUKAKU CHASE

Inter will travel to England to try to complete a transfer for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku, Sky Sports reports.

With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer preferring Marcus Rashford up front, EUR 80 million-rated Lukaku wants to leave and Inter has emerged as frontrunner to sign the 26-year-old.

Serie A champion Juventus is also reportedly interested but Inter head coach Antonio Conte, who missed out on signing Lukaku during his time as Chelsea boss in 2017, is desperate to bring him to Milan.

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Paris Saint-Germain is willing to part with Neymar for EUR 150m, according to El Pais. Neymar — linked with a return to Camp Nou and Real Madrid — arrived from Barcelona in a world-record EUR 222m transfer in 2017.

Paul Pogba wants to leave Manchester United amid doubts over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's ability to deliver silverware at Old Trafford, according to The Sun. Pogba has been linked to Real Madrid and Juventus.

 

- According to the front page of Corriere dello Sport, Napoli is stepping up its pursuit of Valencia forward Rodrigo. The 28-year-old is valued at EUR 70m by the La Liga club. Meanwhile, Sport Mediaset reports Napoli is poised to sign Eljif Elmas with the Fenerbahce midfielder set to undergo a medical.

The Suns says Arsenal is planning to hijack Premier League rival Everton's move for Barcelona winger Malcom. The Brazilian, who struggled to establish himself at Camp Nou last season, has emerged as a target for the Gunners — who look to have moved on from pursuing Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha.

Roma has met with the agent of Real Madrid forward Mariano Diaz, according to Gianluca Di Marzio. Mariano only returned to the Santiago Bernabeu last season, having left for Lyon in 2017.

 

- According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Leicester City has entered the race to sign Arsenal and Valencia target Dennis Praet from Sampdoria.

Atletico Madrid striker and former Chelsea star Diego Costa has an agreement with Wolves, reports Globo Esporte.