Wednesday’s football news from the newspapers and web
The Independent: France midfielder Blaise Matuidi has been given time off from their Euro 2016 campaign to secure a move to Manchester United.
The Guardian: United chief executive Ed Woodward has held face-to-face talks with Paul Pogba’s representatives.
Daily Telegraph: Arsenal are ready to trigger the £34.2m release clause in the contract of Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette.
Daily Mail: Everton are exploring the possibility of signing Leicester City keeper Kasper Schmeichel.
Daily Express: The Premier League champions are interested in Fiorentina striker Nicola Kalinic.
Daily Telegraph: Spurs are eyeing a £17m move for Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum.
Daily Mirror: Watford are hopeful of signing Genk midfielder Wilfrid Ndidi for £6m.
Daily Telegraph: The Hornets are considering a £20m bid for West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino.
The Sun: Stoke City are in pole position to sign Egyptian striker Ramadan Sobhi from Al Ahly for £3.5m.