Transfer rumours and paper review – Sunday, September 10: Arsenal still want Sterling, West Ham's Bilic replacement named

Arsenal remain interested in Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, having failed to secure him in a swap deal over the summer transfer window. The Gunners proposed to exchange cash-plus-Sterling with City wanting Alexis Sanchez, but Pep Guardiola preferred a money-only offer. (Mail on Sunday)

West Ham bosses have targeted Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri as their new manager should Slaven Bilic lose his job. Sarri, 58, has built a fine reputation for himself since taking charge of the Naples club, and the Hammers are willing to pay his £7.5m buyout clause. (Sunday Express)

Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco in the January transfer window. The France winger turned down a move to north London on deadline day, but it is claimed he is ready to put pen to paper on a five-year contract worth around £250,000-a-week. (Daily Star Sunday)

However, Manchester United are also keen on Lemar and will rival the Gunners for his signature. (Sunday Mirror)

Toby Alderweireld is a target of Manchester City, with Pep Guardiola viewing the Tottenham defender as Vincent Kompany’s successor at the Etihad. He is valued at £60m by Spurs chiefs. (Sun on Sunday)

West Brom and Leicester are considering offering a contract to Bacary Sagna, the 34-year-old full-back who is a free agent since leaving Manchester City at the end of last season. (Mail on Sunday)

Andrea Belotti, a target of Chelsea and Manchester United, is being tracked by AC Milan. The Italy forward is negotiating a new contract with Torino, but Milan are confident of signing the 23-year-old. (Torino Channel)

Here are the latest headlines:​

Manchester City ‘could not afford’ £25m-rated Jonny Evans, claims Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola unsure if Manchester City will revive Alexis Sanchez bid

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte rejects reports of Ross Barkley phone transfer snub

This Arsene Wenger ‘almost signed’ XI would be the greatest football team ever

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