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Chelsea defender David Luiz, 27, has fuelled speculation he could be on his way to Paris St-Germain this summer after expressing his love of both the club and the city, along with declaring how "cool" it is to play alongside the French champions' skipper Thiago Silva with Brazil.

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Could Chelsea defender David Luiz be waving goodbye to Stamford Bridge?
Could Chelsea defender David Luiz be waving goodbye to Stamford Bridge?

Germany midfielder Marco Reus has insisted he will remain at Borussia Dortmund next season despite interest from Manchester United, who have also missed out on Miralem Pjanic, 24, after the midfielder signed a new contract at Roma.

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Cardiff City striker Fraizer Campbell, 26, wants to leave the club after Premier League relegation and would be available for as little as £800,000 because of an escape clause in his contract. Hull City are interested.

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Chelsea have opened talks with Atletico Madrid in an attempt to complete the £32m signing of Spain striker Diego Costa, 24, ahead of the World Cup.

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew wants to sign midfielder Fabian Delph, 24, and striker Andreas Weimann, 22, from Aston Villa in a double deal that could cost the Magpies £15m.

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Patrice Evra, 32, could follow fellow defender Nemanja Vidic to Inter Milan from Manchester United this summer.

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Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United are eyeing 34-year-old Barcelona playmaker Xavi, despite the Spain international still having two years left on his contract.

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Former Aston Villa stars Paul McGrath and Stan Collymore are delighted that owner Randy Lerner has decided to put the Villans up for sale, with the latter suggesting the fans should take a stake in the Premier League club.

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Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has apologised to fans for the club's failure in the Premier League title race and has promised to return even stronger next season.

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Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole, 33, rejected a chance to be placed on Roy Hodgson's list of seven standby players for the World Cup after being left out of England's squad.

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Former Cardiff manager Malky Mackay and ex-Watford boss Gianfranco Zola are in the frame as relegated Norwich City plan to name a new manager within a week.

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Celtic manager Neil Lennon is also high on Norwich's list to replace interim manager Neil Adams this summer, as the Canaries look to earn an instant return to the Premier League after relegation.

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Tottenham are considering making an approach for Napoli's former Liverpool and Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez as they step up their hunt for a new manager. Chairman Daniel Levy is expected to formally announce the departure of Tim Sherwood in the coming days.

Tim Sherwood
Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood has an 18-month contract at the club

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Brighton manager Oscar Garcia has offered his resignation after his side's Championship play-off semi-final defeat by Derby.

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Manchester United interim boss Ryan Giggs is confident striker Danny Welbeck will not leave Old Trafford in the summer, despite the 23-year-old attracting interest from Arsenal and Tottenham.

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Paris St-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave his acceptance speech in French after winning the Ligue 1 player of the year award for the second year in a row. Though the Swede is fluent in five languages, his team-mates' laughter showed French is not yet one of them.

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