Conte close to Tottenham and loves Kane, Henderson may join Alexander Arnold in missing Euro 2020, Grealish relishing kicking game for England, Arsenal exits – football news live

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Headlines:

  • England star Trent Alexander-Arnold set to miss Euros as scans reveals six-week thigh injury
  • Tottenham set to appoint Antonio Conte as new manager after breakthrough in talks
  • Arsenal release host of first team players, including much wanted Martin Odegaard
  • Emi Buendia subject of Arsenal transfer bid to overcome Martin Odegaard disappointment
  • Antonio Conte can be ‘divisive’ and ‘difficult’ but Tottenham making a big statement with appointment
  • Sven-Goran Eriksson ‘surprised’ over Jesse Lingard Euro 2020 omission as former England manager says Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford should start for Three Lions
  • The first conversation Antonio Conte will have with Daniel Levy will concern Harry Kane as striker seeks transfer, with Man City and Man United keen
  • Rafael Benitez ‘would walk over hot coals’ for Everton job despite Liverpool ties as Carragher backs ex-boss for one of ‘most shocking appointments in Merseyside football history’
  • Nuno Espirito Santo would be ‘great appointment’ for Crystal Palace but Andros Townsend fears club could miss out to Everton
  • West Ham coach would have picked Jesse Lingard for England Euros squad and left out Liverpool or Chelsea stars
  • Barcelona ‘confident’ of securing Lionel Messi contract extension amid persistent Man City and PSG links