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Swansea fear they could lose star player Michu at the end of the season even though the 26-year-old forward has signed a new contract until 2016.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Striker Carlos Tevez, 28, will be allowed to leave Manchester City as the Premier League champions plan a massive summer clear-out. Edin Dzeko, Samir Nasri, Joleon Lescott, Scott Sinclair, Aleksandar Kolarov and Maicon could all leave the club.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

The sale of Mario Balotelli to AC Milan will allow Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini to sign a big-name striker in the summer - with Napoli's Edinson Cavani, Atletico Madrid's Radamel Falcao and Liverpool's Luis Suarez his main targets.

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez
Carlos Tevez has scored nine goals in 31 appearances this season.

Full story: Sunday Express

Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, 25, will join Manchester United in a £9m move this summer - but current United keeper David de Gea will stay at the club.

Full story: Sunday People

Kaka will stay with Real Madrid until at least June after the 30-year-old failed to find a move in the transfer window. The midfielder's 25m euro (£22m) price tag put off buyers AC Milan and LA Galaxy.

Full story: Marca.com

Tottenham will move for Braga's 25-year-old forward Eder - if they miss out on striker Leandro Damiao, 23, of Internacional, who they were chasing in January.

Full story: Sunday People

Barcelona striker David Villa, 31, wants a £14m summer move to Arsenal after deciding to quit the Nou Camp.

Full story: The Sun

But Arsenal are not going to pursue Villa in the summer - Arsene Wenger has indicated he will look for younger options after missing out on Spain striker in January.

Full story: Sunday People

OTHER GOSSIP

Paris Saint-Germain's Qatari owners hope to use their connection with new signing David Beckham to purchase an American soccer franchise. Beckham is understood to favour the option of buying a 25% stake in his old club LA Galaxy.

Full story: The Times (requires subscription)

Interim Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez has told his players he expects to stay at Stamford Bridge next season in an attempt to raise morale.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Liverpool defender Martin Kelly, 22, has stunned the club by demanding £45,000 a week to stay at Anfield.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Paolo Di Canio is being considered for the vacant managers' post at Huddersfield Town, after he said this week he may quit at Swindon. The Terriers will turn to him if they fail in their bid to get ex-Southampton manager Nigel Adkins.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

AND FINALLY

Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva had heads scratching when he wore a pair of boots stitched with his twin brother Fabio's name against Fulham. Fabio is on loan at QPR from United, so did Rafael pop up to Loftus Road to borrow a pair of boots?

Full story: Mail on Sunday

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