Leeds United favourites to land relegated star, Ben White earns call as Diego Llorente isolates for Euros - key headlines

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Monday, 7th June 2021, 9:34 am
Leeds United players huddle at Elland Road ahead of kick-off. Pic: Getty

Monday's latest Premier League rumours

Leeds United have been named the firm favourites to sign West Brom winger Matheus Pereira, well ahead of Leicester City and Aston Villa. The Brazilian is expected to leave the Hawthorns this summer, with a £15m price tag likely to attract admirers. (SkyBet)

Aston Villa are set to make a move for Southampton and England midfielder James Ward-Prowse, 26, a day after agreeing a club-record deal to sign fellow midfielder Emiliano Buendia from Norwich. (Guardian)

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Wolves are braced for an offer from Arsenal this week for Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 24. (Mail)

Arsenal are set to rival Manchester United for England and Atletico Madrid full-back Kieran Trippier, 30. (Metro)

France striker Olivier Giroud, 34, could still join AC Milan, despite Chelsea announcing they had triggered a one-year contract extension last week. (Goal)

You can read the full rumour mill hereBen White earns England call

Former Leeds United loanee Ben White has been added to England’s Euro 2020 squad.

The 23-year-old was selected by Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate to replace Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold, who was forced to withdraw from the 26-man party due to injury last week.

White spent the 2019/20 campaign on loan at Elland Road and helped Marcelo Bielsa's men to promotion from the Championship into the Premier League.

You can read the full story hereDiego Llorente isolating after positive test in Spain camp

Spain’s Euro 2020 preparations have been hit after captain Sergio Busquets tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.

The Barcelona midfielder led the team in a friendly against Portugal on Friday but contracted the virus over the weekend and will now enter a period of self-isolation.

The rest of the squad all tested negative - including Leeds defender Diego Llorente - but the players and staff who were in close contact with the 32-year-old must also quarantine.

You can read the full story hereKalvin Phillips completes England warm-up

Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips came through the opening 45 minutes as England defeated Romania 1-0 in their final Euros warm-up at the Riverside.

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