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Liverpool are expecting a third bid from Manchester City for attacker Raheem Sterling and would reluctantly agree to sell the 20-year-old if their £50m valuation is met. (Liverpool Echo)

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The back page of Tuesday's Daily Star

Manchester United are ready to spend £150m on new players, including Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, 26, Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, 29, Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 30, and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema, 27. (Daily Mirror)

Dick Advocaat is prepared to break Sunderland's transfer record to beat Newcastle to the signing of PSV Eindhoven midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 24. (Daily Mirror)

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 24, could stay at the club despite being linked with several foreign clubs including Manchester United. (Sueddeutsche Zeitung)

Midfielder Jesse Lingard, 22, whose stunning late goal against Sweden kept England's hopes alive at the European Under-21 Championship, hopes the strike can kick-start his Manchester United career. (Daily Telegraph)

Newcastle look set to sell striker Papiss Cisse, 30, after enquiries from Premier League clubs for the £10m-rated striker - with Marseille's Florian Thauvin, 22, lined up to replace him.(Newcastle Chronicle)

Swansea are ready to sell Spanish attacking midfielder Michu, 29, for as little as £4m when he returns to Wales this week. (Daily Star)

New York City are in talks with Juventus and Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo, 36.(NBC Sports)

Everton's 22-year-old defender Luke Garbutt is to sign a new five-year contract at Goodison Park and then move to Premier League newcomers Bournemouth on a season-long loan. (Guardian)

Manchester City will move for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 23, if they miss out on Juventus' 22-year-old French midfielder Paul Pogba. (Sun)

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The Sun's back page on Tuesday

Barcelona midfielder Gerard Deulofeu, 21, is in Liverpool as advanced talks about an imminent return to Everton continue. The Spaniard spent the 2013-14 season on loan at Goodison Park. (Liverpool Echo)

Manchester United defender Phil Jones, 23, is set to end uncertainty over his future at Old Trafford by signing a new contract this week. (Daily Mail)

Newcastle will offer QPR striker Charlie Austin, 25, the number nine shirt in a bid to convince him to join the Magpies. (Daily Star)

Atletico Madrid are interested in signing Manchester United's Mexico striker Javier Hernandez, 27, who ended last season on loan at city rivals Real. (Fox Sports via Talksport)

Fenerbahce are hoping to sign Manchester United's Portugal winger Nani, 28, for £7m. (Daily Mail)

Chelsea captain John Terry says Blues goalkeeper Petr Cech, 33, would earn Arsenal an extra 12 to 15 points a season if his expected move goes ahead. (Talksport)

Stoke have told Sevilla they would consider swapping midfielder Steven Nzonzi, 26, for 25-year-old Poland midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak. (Daily Telegraph)

Best of social media

Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland, who is playing for England-Under-21s at the European Championship, was delighted by his compatriots' win over Norway at the Women's World Cup. He tweeted:"Congratulations skip @stephhoughton2 and the rest of the team, making history but don't stop now! good luck #FIFAWWC."

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Hibernian's mascot reacts to Partick's news mascot

Hibernian's mascot appears unimpressed with Partick Thistle's new mascot, Kingsley. Hibs tweeted a picture of their mascot looking at the unveiling.

Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has questioned the motives of Manchester United targets Sergio Ramos and Bastian Schweinsteiger. He tweeted: "If reports are correct, then Man Utd signing Ramos & Schweinsteiger are good signings. But are they both using Man Utd to get better deals at their current clubs?"

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri is soaking up the sun and enjoying the views on holiday in Los Angeles.

And finally

Striker Danny Ings, 22, is wary of taking a historically significant Liverpool shirt number and insists he must earn the right to wear one of those worn by Anfield greats over the years. (Guardian)

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