Thursday’s transfer rumour roundup.
Arsenal have identified Lars Bender as their major summer target and see the 24-year-old Bayer Leverkusen midfielder as the ideal man to strengthen their team – Daily Mirror
Chelsea are planning a surprise £17m move for Tottenham’s 25-year-old Brazil midfielder Paulinho – Daily Mail
Roma could try this summer to sign 20-year-old Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, who is on loan at Everton. Lukaku has scored 13 goals in 29 Premier League appearances for the Toffees this season – talkSPORT
Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, 27, who is out of contract in the summer, can choose between Arsenal, AC Milan and Southampton after all three clubs contacted him – Daily Express
West Ham look set to lose midfielder Mohamed Diame in the summer, with Everton boss Roberto Martinez wanting to recruit the 26-year-old Senegal international, who has a £3.5m buyout clause – Daily Mirror