Gossip: Neymar, Hazard, Sanchez, Kante, Henry, Meyer, Van Gaal

Gossip: Neymar, Hazard, Sanchez, Kante, Henry, Meyer, Van Gaal

28 mart 2017 Tuesday 11:43
Gossip: Neymar, Hazard, Sanchez, Kante, Henry, Meyer, Van Gaal

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Manchester United are prepared to meet Neymar's £173m release clause and are willing to pay the 25-year-old striker £416,000 per week if he joins them from Barcelona this summer. (Sport)

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, could join German champions Bayern Munich this summer. (Sport via Daily Star)

Premier League leaders Chelsea are open to letting midfielder Eden Hazard, 26, join Real Madrid this summer. (Marca)

Southampton are preparing a £20m bid for Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho, 27, who has impressed during his loan spell at Crystal Palace. (Daily Mirror)

Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 22, met Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger in a Paris hotel last year, but turned down a move to the Gunners. He has now reportedly agreed to join Chelsea. (French Football via Daily Express)

Everton are looking at 21-year-old Orlando City striker Cyle Larin as they search for a potential replacement for 23-year-old forward Romelu Lukaku, who is refusing to sign a new contract. (Sun)

Tuesday's Sun leads on police investigating alleged homophobic chants by Manchester United fans
Arsenal are interested in Sporting Lisbon goalkeeper Rui Patricio, 29, as they look to line up a replacement for Petr Cech, 34. (RMC via The Sun)

Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo insists he is happy at Manchester City, despite rumours the club are looking to replace the 33-year-old. (Daily Telegraph)

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has refused to rule himself out of the running to replace Arsene Wenger as manager of the Gunners. (Canal+ via Daily Mirror)

Schalke midfielder Max Meyer, 21, admits there is a "50-50" chance he will leave the German club this summer. Meyer has been linked with Tottenham. (ZDF via Daily Mirror)

Chelsea are confident they will sign 15-year-old Rangers midfielder Billy Gilmour, who is attracting interest from other clubs. (Daily Mail)

Louis van Gaal could return to football, with the Netherlands open to working with the former Manchester United manager following the sacking of national boss Danny Blind. (Independent)

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante, 25, has revealed he initially wanted to join Marseille instead of Leicester City in 2015. (Canal+ via Independent) 

Manchester United are discussing a deal for 15-year-old midfielder Will Vint, the son of Everton's academy director. (Daily Mail)

Winger Franck Ribery, 33, claims he rejected offers from Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid before committing his long-term future to Bayern Munich. (Kicker via Metro)

Tuesday's Daily Telegraph asks if Ross Barkley will ever play for England again
England manager Gareth Southgate says Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha was the first player he went to see after getting the job permanently, but the 24-year-old had already decided to play for Ivory Coast. (Daily Star)

West Brom defender Gareth McAuley, 37, says he "really panicked" when he lost feeling in his foot while playing for Northern Ireland just two days after Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman broken his leg. (Express & Star)

Manchester United could be without seven first-team players when they host West Brom on Saturday. Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and midfielder Ander Herrera are suspended, while defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, midfielders Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini, and striker Wayne Rooney are nursing injuries. (Metro)

Tottenham fans have started an online petition calling for former midfielder Darren Anderton to be given a testimonial - 13 years after he left the club. (London Evening Standard)

Tuesday's Daily Star references Real Madrid interest in Chelsea's Eden Hazard

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has revealed part of the reason for his success in returning to international football aged 34 is due to sessions in a cryotherapy chamber. (Sun)

Liverpool are taking no risks in their preparations for Saturday's Merseyside derby by hiring a private jet to return Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino from international duty in Brazil. (Guardian)

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren says players at the club would welcome a move for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, 28. (Daily Express - via Jutarnji.)

Sir Alex Ferguson believes the Europa League offers an easier route into next season's Champions League than the top four for Manchester United. (Daily Telegraph)

Everton have the chance to overtake Liverpool as the biggest club in the city according to ex-Reds striker Stan Collymore. (Daily Star)

Manchester City winger Jesus Navas, 31, is a summer target for former club Sevilla. (Daily Mirror)

Romelu Lukaku "owes Everton one more season" reckons former Blues striker Tony Cottee. The striker, 23, is yet to sign an offer of a new contract. (Liverpool Echo)

Midfielder Moussa Sissoko, 27, has insisted he does not want to leave Tottenham during the summer despite struggling to make the grade at White Hart Lane. (London Evening Standard)

West Brom have made an enquiry about the availability of Montpellier striker Steve Mounie ahead of the summer transfer window. Leicester and Middlesbrough are also keen on the 22-year-old. (Birmingham Mail - via Foot 365)

Best of social media

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland is nearing a return after over a year out with an ankle injury.

Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't help but share a photo of the Portugal squad with the Euro 2016 trophy

Mesut Ozil wished his good friend and Germany team-mate Manuel Neuer a happy birthday.

Steven Gerrard has got itchy feet after playing for a Liverpool Legends XI at Anfield on Saturday.

And finally

Everton are asking football fans from around the world to send in their well wishes to defender Seamus Coleman, who suffered a horrific leg break while on international duty. The club wants fans to send their messages via email, social media, or by mailing a card or letter. (Everton FC)

A friendly fixture between Ivory Coast and Senegal was abandoned on Monday due to a series of pitch invasions, one of which saw a player dragged to the ground. (ESPN)

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder has revealed how buying £100-worth of beer for his players helped turn their season. The Blades are top of League One and closing in on promotion to the Championship. (Sheffield Star)


Updated: 28.03.2017 12:30
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