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Chelsea may have to play their home matches away from Stamford Bridge for at least two seasons as part of plans to increase the stadium's capacity to 60,000.(Guardian)

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri says it would be "difficult to say no" if a lucrative bid was received for midfielder Paul Pogba. The France international, 22, has been linked with Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City among others. (Gazzetta dello Sport via Independent)

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Manchester United have told Real Madrid they will not consider offers under £25m for 24-year-old Spain goalkeeper David De Gea. (Sun - subscription required)

Striker Harry Kane, 21, has been advised by former Bolton and England Under-21 midfielder Fabrice Muamba to ignore interest from Manchester United and stay at Tottenham. (Express)

Monaco want Chelsea to loan them midfielders Mario Pasalic, 20, and Charly Musonda, 18, as part of a deal that will see 29-year-old Colombia striker Radamel Falcao move on loan to Stamford Bridge. (Telegraph)

Petr Cech's goalkeeping coach at Chelsea believes the 33-year-old wants to sign for Arsenal. The Czech can move for free, with his contract set to expire. (Mirror)

Liverpool will make an improved offer for Southampton's England right-back Nathaniel Clyne. The Reds had a £10m bid for the 24-year-old rejected at the end of May. (Liverpool Echo)

The agent of Roberto Firmino, the Hoffenheim and Brazil forward who has been linked with a move to Manchester United, has confirmed the 23-year-old is "moving to England", but any deal will only be completed after the Copa America. (Bild via Manchester Evening News)

United must meet a £35m release clause if they want to sign Valencia's 27-year-old Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi. The Old Trafford club had valued the player at closer to £25m. (Mirror)

Everton are close to completing a deal to bring Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu back to the club in a £3m transfer. The 21-year-old spent the 2013-14 season on loan at Goodison Park. (Star)

Liverpool may sign Charlton's 18-year-old defender Joe Gomez as a replacement for 24-year-old Uruguay centre-back Sebastian Coates, who is expected make his loan move to Sunderland permanent in a £4m transfer. (Guardian)

Tottenham are close to completing the £3.5m signing of 24-year-old former England Under-21 defender Kieran Trippier from Burnley. Liverpool, Newcastle, West Ham, Bournemouth and Southampton also wanted the player. (Mail)

Spurs are also interested in signing 23-year-old Egypt winger Mohamed Salah from Chelsea. (Evening Standard)

Southampton have agreed a fee with Malaga for striker Juanmi, but the 22-year-old is still considering offers from other clubs across Europe. (Telegraph)

Stoke City are on the verge of signing 25-year-old Spanish striker Joselu in a £7.3m deal with German club Hannover. (Stoke Sentinel)

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Phil Neville was taken by surprise as fireworks went off at Old Trafford on Sunday

Phil Neville got a bit of a fright at Old Trafford, after a Manchester United Legends team beat Bayern Munich All-Stars 4-2 in an exhibition match. "Spot me on the left when the pyrotechnics were going off!" the former United defender wrote on Instagram. Mikael Silvestre is seemingly made of sterner stuff.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere reflected on the two magnificent goals he scored for England against Slovenia, writing on Twitter: "One of the proudest moments of my career. Thanks to all the fans that travelled you were amazing!"

And finally

Former Brazil defender Roberto Carlos showed his left foot is as powerful as ever by performing an audacious crossfield pass for a Real Madrid All-Star team in a match against a Liverpool Legends side. Now 42, Carlos spent 11 years with the Spanish giants between 1996 and 2007. (Metro)

England manager Roy Hodgson says he will give up an invitation to Wimbledon to attend the European Championship, should England Under-21s reach the final in Prague on 30 June. (Daily Express)

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