Monday's gossip: Man Utd face Kroos competition

Gossip column second edition

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Manchester United have been linked with a move for Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos but face competition from Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City for the 24-year-old's signature.

Toni Kroos
Toni Kroos has been at Bayern Munich since 2006

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Midfielder Anderson left Manchester United on loan in January and the 25-year-old claims there are "lots" of players who want to follow him out of the Old Trafford exit door.

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Arsenal's move for Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler, 20, was blocked by Bayern Munich, according to former Premier League striker Jan Aage Fjortoft.

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Hull boss Steve Bruce could not follow up interest in signing Tom Ince, 22, as he could not free up a loan spot because of parent club Sunderland's delay in allowing striker Danny Graham, 28, to move to Middlesbrough on deadline day.

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Fenerbahce have made an offer for Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse, 28, ahead of the Turkish transfer window closing on Monday. Russian side Rubin Kazan, whose transfer window is open until the end of the month, are also interested in the Senegal forward.

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QPR have been offered the chance to sign former Arsenal striker Eduardo, 30, who is out of contract at Shakhtar Donetsk this summer.

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Napoli boss Rafa Benitez is considering another attempt to sign Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole, 25, in the summer after failing in a transfer deadline day bid.

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Crystal Palace striker Glenn Murray, 30, will start his return to action following a lengthy injury absence by playing in a behind-closed-doors game against QPR and not in an Under-21 match at Brighton.

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Swansea manager Michael Laudrup's position is in doubt, with factions of the club's board believed to want him out.

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Cardiff owner Vincent Tan says new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is "much better" than his predecessor Malky Mackay.

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David Beckham (left) gets egg in his hair during a game an American chatshow
Beckham (left) gets egg in his hair during a game on an American chatshow

Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has not put the club up for sale, according to chief executive Paul Faulkner.

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Manchester City are escaping the public criticism his club had to face 10 years ago.

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Stoke boss Mark Hughes says his former club Manchester United will be driven to improve by the fear of failure.

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However, United defender Chris Smalling says time is running out for his side to climb into the Premier League top four and secure Champions League football next season.

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Former England midfielder David Beckham, 38, ended up with egg in his hair after losing a game of Egg Russian Roulette on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

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