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Premier League: Juventus may turn to Gabriel Jesus and Harry Kane gives injury update

Man City star Raheem Sterling says Liverpool are ‘always in my heart’

Juventus could target Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus as part of a squad overhaul this summer. 

The Italian champions were linked with the Brazilian in January and according to Calciomercato.com the club’s chief football officer, Fabio Paratici, is ready to make another move. 

Gonzalo Higuain’s future in Turin is in doubt and reports suggest that he will be sold.

ESPN says Juve will be keen to land a “marquee signing”, and Jesus “fits the bill”. This season the No.9 has scored 18 goals in all competitions for City. 

Transfer ‘free-for-all’ as summer window could stay open until January

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Sterling: Liverpool are always in my heart 

Despite leaving Liverpool for Manchester City in a controversial transfer in 2015 Raheem Sterling admits that the Anfield club are “always in my heart”.

England striker Sterling spent five years at Anfield and in a live social media Q&A he was asked if he would ever return to the Reds. 

On the Colossal Sports Management Instagram account, Sterling said: “Would I ever go back to Liverpool? To be honest with you, I love Liverpool.

“Don’t get it twisted, they are always in my heart, do you know what I mean? It’s a team that [has] done a lot for me growing up.”

Spurs striker Harry Kane is the captain of the England national team

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Kane ‘doing really well’

No one knows when the Premier League season will resume but should fixtures start again in May Harry Kane could be ready for the run-in.  

The Tottenham and England striker has been sidelined since January with a hamstring injury and there were fears - before the coronavirus crisis - that he would be out until the summer. 

But the Three Lions skipper has revealed that he could be fully fit by the end of April, meaning he’ll be able to help Tottenham push for a top four finish if the Premier League returns. 

Kane said: “I’m good. From a rehab point of view and personal point of view, I’m doing really well. I’m at a good stage now and just working hard, doing a lot of recovery, a lot of rehab and just waiting to see what happens to the season.”

Today’s back pages

Olympic flame will continue to burn in Tokyo, football’s transfer window of opportunity, Kane on the mend

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