Here are the top transfer stories in Monday’s newspapers and online.

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Chelsea will this week step up their efforts to try to boost head coach Antonio Conte’s striking options with a shock move for Andy Carroll still a possibility. Conte is also an admirer of Red Star Belgrade’s Richmond Boakye and Crystal Palace’s Christian Benteke. (Daily Telegraph)

Arsenal and Chelsea are both chasing Watford forward Richarlison as they prepare to launch an audacious summer swoop. Arsene Wenger and Antonio Conte are looking to add the Brazilian to their ranks and have approached the player’s agent over a future transfer. (The Sun)

Crystal Palace are hopeful of securing Khouma Babacar from Fiorentina for £15m as Roy Hodgson seeks to add a striker to the ranks, with the Senegalese likely to be one of up to four recruits who should ease the club’s injury crisis. (Guardian)

Martin O’Neill has walked away from negotiations with Stoke City over their vacant manager’s job and will continue as Republic of Ireland manager. Now Paul Lambert has emerged as a genuine contender and he is understood to have had lengthy discussions with John Coates, Stoke’s vice-chairman, and chief executive Tony Scholes. (Daily Mail)

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Crystal Palace are in talks to sign Ipswich keeper Bartosz Bialkowski. The south London club are desperate to sign a new No 1 and are prepared to pay £3.5million but Ipswich want over £4m. (The Sun)

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Chelsea winger Charly Musonda is a target for Celtic. Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest are among the English clubs to have asked about the 21-year-old but the Scottish champions are willing to loan or buy if the price is right. (Daily Mail)

Swansea City are making a record £25million move for Atletico Madrid’s France striker Kevin Gameiro . The Premier League’s bottom side are willing to pay the asking price for Gameiro but face a fight with Turkish giants Fenerbahce to get him. (The Sun)