Gossip column: Shaw, Lavezzi, Ferdinand, Barry

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is keen on Southampton and England defender Luke Shaw, 18, who is a £27m target for Manchester United.

Full story: Daily Express

Chelsea are set to make a £16m offer for Paris Saint-Germain's Argentine 29-year-old forward Ezequiel Lavezzi.

Full story: Daily Star

Tottenham have emerged as the favourites to snap up former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, 35, on a free transfer this summer.

Rio Ferdinand
Ferdinand made 23 appearances this season

Full story: Daily Mirror

Although Ferdinand is said to be seriously considering a move to Queens Park Rangers .

Full story: Guardian

West Ham will join Everton and Arsenal in the race to sign free agent midfielder Gareth Barry, 33, who is out of contract at Manchester City.

Full story: Daily Express

Arsenal are set to make a surprise move to try to sign Cardiff and Scotland goalkeeper David Marshall, 29, from under the noses of north London rivals Tottenham.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is considering a £30m double swoop for Feyenoord midfielder Jordy Clasie, 22, and central defender Bruno Martins Indi, 22.

Full story: Daily Express

Van Gaal will also have to decide on whether Anderson, 26, has a future at Old Trafford. Serie A side Fiorentina have opted not to sign the Brazilian midfielder on a permanent deal following an unproductive loan spell in Italy.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Liverpool are keen on Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie, 25, who has just 12 months left on his current Selhurst Park deal.

Full story: Daily Star

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers may make a summer move for Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm, 30.

Full story: Liverpool Echo

QPR manager Harry Redknapp wants to sign West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison, 21, on a permanent deal.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Leicester City have expressed an interest in Benfica striker Oscar Cardozo, 31.

Full story: Daily Mail

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew wants to sign free agents Steve Sidwell, 31, and Jack Colback, 24, Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha, 21, and Tenerife striker Ayoze Perez, 20.

Full story: Daily Star

Arsenal are ready to make a £3m bid for Swansea City captain Ashley Williams, 29, after he asked to leave the Welsh club.

Yannick Bolasie
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has admired Bolasie since the Congo international's time at Plymouth

Full story: Metro

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is ready to make a move to sign Real Madrid's 21-year-old defender Raphael Varane.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Sunderland have expressed an interest in signing Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni, 35, who is a free agent despite Palace discussing an extension to his contract.

Full story: Daily Mail

The Blacks Cats are also tracking Manchester City goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon, 27, who is out of contract on 1 July.

Full story: Northern Echo

OTHER GOSSIP

Mauricio Pochettino
Pochettino has won 23 of his 60 games in charge of Southampton

Tottenham have offered Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino a three-year contract and are hoping to agree a deal within the next 48 hours.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet, former Chelsea defender Dan Petrescu and ex-Celtic manager Neil Lennon are all contenders to replace Mauricio Pochettino at Southampton with the Argentine set to move to Tottenham.

Full story: Daily Express

Derby County manager Steve McClaren is the shock name in the frame to replace Tottenham-bound Pochettino as Southampton boss.

Full story: Daily Star

Luis Suarez, 26, has told his Liverpool team-mates he plans to stay at Anfield and lead next season's pursuit of the Premier League title.

Full story: Daily Mail

AND FINALLY

A deaf football team who conceded 164 goals have appealed against their relegation - because they could not hear referees' whistles.

Full story: Birmingham Mail

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