Rumours – Liverpool to beat Arsenal in Bakkali pursuit, Barcelona want Aguero, Chelsea miss out on Guarin

Bakkali is expected to join either Liverpool or Arsenal this year. Photo: PA

Reports in the Netherlands suggest Liverpool are winning the race to sign Arsenal and Real Madrid target and exotically named forward Zakara Bakkali (Express)

Sergio Aguero is one of eight players on a shortlist of transfer targets handed to Barcelona directors by manager Gerardo Martino. There's also a Sunderland player in there. (ESPN)

Chelsea's hopes of landing Fredy Guarin have suffered a setback after the midfielder signed a new contract with Inter Milan (Mirror)

Man United are tracking 16 year-old FC Zurich forward Dimitri Oberlin, but face competition from Udinese (Inside Futbol)

And finally, Spurs will move for Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino when Tim Sherwood is inevitably dispensed with at the end of the season (talkSPORT)