Football transfer gossip: Sanchez, Seedorf, Smalling, Walker, Batshuayi

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Bayern Munich are willing to pay £50m for Arsenal and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez and will offer the 28-year-old £10m a season. (El Mercurio, via Daily Star)

Manchester City players are convinced Sanchez, and Tottenham and England defender Kyle Walker, 26, will join them for a combined £100m. (Daily Mirror)

West Ham and West Brom both want 27-year-old Manchester United and England defender Chris Smalling. (Sun)

Benfica's 23-year-old Brazilian forward Anderson Talisca, a target for Manchester United, is to extend his loan deal with Turkish club Besiktas. (Hurriyet, via Daily Express)

West Ham will bid for Chelsea and Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, 23, and 20-year-old Manchester City and Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho. (Goal)

Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian have denied holding talks with Diego Costa, 28, over a move for the Chelsea and Spain striker. (West London Sport)

Monaco's 18-year-old France forward Kylian Mbappe has told any interested clubs he will only move if he is guaranteed regular playing time. (Bein Sports, via Metro)

Craig Shakespeare has flown to France for talks with Leicester City's owners as he closes in on the permanent manager's role. (Daily Telegraph)

Former Sunderland boss David Moyes is interested in the Scotland job if Gordon Strachan leaves after June's World Cup qualifier against England. (Daily Mail)

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Wednesday's Guardian Sport

Real Madrid and Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez, 25, is more likely to join Chelsea than Manchester United.(El Chiringuito de Jugones, via Daily Star)

Hull manager Marco Silva is set to leave the club and become Porto boss. (Guardian)

Four-time Champions League winner Clarence Seedorf wants to manage in England and would be willing to take on the right "project" with a Championship club. (Talksport)

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has no interest in signing Chelsea defender John Terry, 36, on a free transfer. (Bournemouth Echo)

Former Sunderland striker Kevin Phillips, who is a first-team coach at Derby County, wants to start his managerial career with the Black Cats. (Daily Mirror)

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The back page of Wednesday's Daily Express

Everton and England midfielder Ross Barkley would be an ideal signing for Manchester United, says the 23-year-old's former team-mate Leon Osman. (Talksport)

Toffees goalkeeper Joel Robles says he has "certain doubts" over his future at Goodison Park. The 26-year-old has one year left on his contract. (IBTimes)

Ernesto Valverde has left Athletic Bilbao and could replace Luis Enrique as Barcelona coach. (ESPN)

Attacking midfielder Siem de Jong will return to Newcastle next season after PSV decided against making the Dutch 28-year-old's loan deal permanent. (ED, via Newcastle Chronicle)

Southampton expect a decision from the Premier League next week on whether Chinese investors can complete a £200m takeover. (Southampton Echo)

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Former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay, 23, has had to pay a tax bill of about £20,000 for one of his sports cars after being pursued by HM Revenue & Customs. (Times)

Former Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri, who was back in the dugout during a 'world stars' game, said he would consider a return to management in the Premier League.(Eurosport)

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