RUMOUR MILL: Manchester United and Chelsea battle for Lukaku | Bellerin has held talks with Barcelona | Bournemouth want Defoe back in the summer | Ozil refuses to rule out return to Bundesliga | Ranieri says Leicester City sacking came as a complete surprise

The race is on to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, while Arsenal's Hector Bellerin has held talks with Spanish giants Barcelona.

Everton striker Romelu Lukaku
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku

Here’s today’s rumour mill from the national headlines from across the country.

Sign up to our daily SussexWorld Today newsletter