Transfer news and football gossip: Crystal Palace set £80m asking price for Wilfried Zaha, Manchester City interested in Benfica ace, plus David De Gea latest

Crystal Palace want a whopping £80m for Wilfried Zaha – but they are reluctant to sell both the Ivory Coast international and right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 21, this summer. (Mail)

Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech, 26, is attracting interest from Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool – and is available for just £25m (Mirror)

City are planning a move for Benfica’s teenage sensation Joao Felix, 19, and have also been monitoring Eintracht Frankfurt’s 21-year-old forward Luka Jovic. (

Barcelona are set to abandon a move for Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford, because they feel it would be too expensive to lure him away from Old Trafford. (Express)

Tottenham are increasingly confident that Real Madrid target Christian Eriksen, 27, will pledge his future to the north London side and sign a new long-term contract. (

Elsewhere, United goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, is said to be growing increasingly frustrated with the club’s refusal to meet his long-standing request for a pay rise. (Times)

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale could opt for a lucrative move to China this summer – but only if his current deal, understood to be worth over £500,000 a week – is matched.  The 29-year-old Welshman is thus prepared to run down his contract at the Bernabeu, which runs until 2022. (Mirror)

Napoli want to sign Kieran Trippier, but fear they could be priced out of a move for the England defender, who Tottenham value around the £40m mark (Sun)

Chelsea have rejected a £10m bid from Brighton for England Under-20 defender Reece James, 19, who has also been linked with Crystal Palace. (Sun)

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