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Real Madrid could move for Manchester United's David de Gea, 26, or Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois, 24, as the Spanish club look to offload current goalkeeper Keylor Navas, 30. (Sun)

However, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Real Madrid will not adopt any underhand tactics if they try to sign De Gea in the summer and insisted the Spaniard is happy to play for him. (Daily Mail)

And Mourinho insists he will improve his squad in the summer but will not make as many signings as in recent transfer windows. (Manchester United official website)

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Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says he would "love" to sign Jack Wilshere, 25, permanently when the midfielder's season-long loan from Arsenal ends, but is yet to hold talks with the player. (Daily Mail)

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has played down speculation linking midfielder Willian, 28, with a move to Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)

Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel insists that he is happy at the Bundesliga club and knows nothing about speculation linking him to Arsenal. (Independent)

And Wenger is still yet to decide whether he will leave the Gunners, with even the Frenchman's closest colleagues unsure on his future. (Independent)

West Ham have lined up a move for Manchester City's France international full-back Bacary Sagna, 33. (Daily Mirror)

City meanwhile could try and sign Tottenham's England full-back Kyle Walker, 26, as a replacement. (Daily Telegraph)

Watford head coach Walter Mazzarri is eager to keep Everton midfielder Tom Cleverley, 27, at Vicarage Road beyond the end of the season. (BT Sport)

Athletic Bilbao's Spanish forward Inaki Williams, 22, has admitted that he is "very lucky" to be linked with a move to Liverpool. (Sportium, in Spanish)

England could be banned from future World Cups if the UK government chooses to legislate to force through reforms at the Football Association.(Daily Telegraph)

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Juan Mata insists he is happy at Manchester United - but the 28-year-old midfielder has ambitions to return to Spain before his playing days are over.(Manchester Evening News)

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was unhappy with Anthony Martial's response to recent clear-the-air talks between the pair, and his future at the club is now in doubt. (Sun)

Mourinho says he tried to buy Antonio Valencia, 31, when he was Real Madrid manager, but Manchester United refused to sell the Ecuador international. (Daily Mail)

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, spoke with Ronald Koeman about his manager's regular public criticism of the player earlier this season. (Daily Telegraph)

Koeman has laughed off Roberto Martinez's criticism of Everton's defending, saying his predecessor as manager "is a really good talker". (Liverpool Echo)

Real Madrid are hopeful Wales forward Gareth Bale, 27, will return from an ankle injury on 7 March. (Sky Sports)

Chelsea's hopes of signing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 24, could be boosted by fellow forward Karim Benzema, 29, signing a new deal at the Spanish giants. (AS)

Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce has brought in a psychologist to work with his players to give them a more positive focus. (Daily Express)

Manager David Moyes is taking his Sunderland squad on a bonding trip to New York for winter training next week. (Guardian)

Bayern Munich look set to beat Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United to the signing of Bayer Leverkusen's Germany midfielder Benjamin Henrichs, 19.(Sportbild, in German)

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp helped improve his finishing skills when the pair worked together at Borussia Dortmund - by challenging him with 50 euro (£42) bets. (Times - subscription required)

Chelsea's Spanish full-back Marcos Alonso says he always wanted to return to England and prove himself in the Premier League. (Talksport)

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Former Arsenal midfielder Kim Kallstrom - who had a less than impressive spell in north London - has signed for Swedish club Djurgardens and such was the excitement around the deal, the club website crashed shortly after the announcement. (Metro)

Crystal Palace mascot Kayla the Eagle has been "grounded" by Selhurst Park staff over fears of bird flu. (Evening Standard)

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