Friday’s transfer rumour roundup.
Monaco are ready to offer Chelsea’s out-of-contract defender Ashley Cole, 33, a £12m two-year deal – Daily Express
But Manchester City have joined Liverpool, Manchester United and Real Madrid in the chase to sign England full-back Cole – Daily Mirror
Lionel Messi has taken issue with the Spanish press for debating his next career move while insisting Barcelona will not let the opportunity to retain the Primera Division title slip from their grasp – Sky Sports
Liverpool have made a £20m bid for Southampton’s 25-year-old midfielder Adam Lallana, with Manchester United also interested – Daily Mirror
Chelsea and Manchester United face a huge summer battle if they are to convince Paris St-Germain to part with striker Edinson Cavani, 27 – Metro