Gossip column: Sterling, Depay, Klopp, Allardyce

Gossip column: All change at Liverpool?

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Juventus are willing to pay £50m to sign Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling, 20, while 22-year-old midfielder Paul Pogba could leave the Serie A side for Manchester United or Chelsea. (Sun - subscription required)external-link

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As many as 10 players could leave Liverpool this summer, with defenders Glen Johnson and Martin Skrtel, both 30, and Kolo Toure, 34, among those likely to depart. (Daily Mail)external-link

But PSV Eindhoven's Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 21, could move to Anfield, though Manchester United also want him. (Express)external-link

Manchester City are likely to miss out on Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin de Bruyne after the 23-year-old, who is rated at £45m by his club, indicated he wants to stay in Germany. (Telegraph)external-link

Manchester United players fear goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, is on his way to Real Madrid this summer. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, 31, made his first appearance for the club for two months on Monday, setting up a goal during a 62-minute run out for the Under-21 team at Leicester. Netherlands international Van Persie injured his right ankle on 21 February. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Outgoing Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp, 47, has turned down an offer to take over at West Ham - but boss Sam Allardyce, 60, is still set to be sacked by the Hammers this summer. (Mirror)external-link

Meanwhile, Allardyce, who has been at Upton Park since June 2011, could make a surprise move to America. (Sun - subscription required)external-link

New questions have been raised over whether West Ham's deal to move into the Olympic Stadium contravenes European state aid laws, potentially leaving the club liable for millions in compensation. (Guardian)external-link

Blackburn's Rudy Gestede has represented Benin
Blackburn's Rudy Gestede has represented Benin

Blackburn Rovers want around £7m for forward Rudy Gestede, who has scored 17 goals in 36 Championship games this season. Rovers have already rejected a £3.5m bid from Crystal Palace for the 26-year-old. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez, 31, is likely to leave St James' Park this summer after a reported row with manager John Carver. The Argentine, who has overcome testicular cancer, is out of contract in the summer and will not have his deal renewed. (Sun - subscription required)external-link

England manager Roy Hodgson will attend Bradford City's League One home game with Barnsley on Saturday to pay tribute to the 56 people who died in the fire at Valley Parade in 1985. (Guardian)external-link

Jason Wilcox, the former Blackburn and England winger who has led Manchester City's Under-18s to the FA Youth Cup final, says it will be a while before some of his players reach the first team - if at all. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

The father of Aston Villa's Jack Grealish wore the midfielder's FA Cup semi-final shirt to take the 19-year-old's sisters Kiera, 13, and Holly, 11, to school on Monday. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Meanwhile, the English Football Association is to push its Irish counterparts all the way for the services of dual-nationality Grealish. The Birmingham-born teenager has played for the Republic of Ireland Under-21 team. (Independent)external-link


Alan Dunne tweet
Alan Dunne treats his dog to a Millwall shirt

When Doncaster Roversexternal-link put together their match highlights package for their "dull" 0-0 draw with Fleetwood, they struggled - producing a 27-second clip showing just six seconds of action which included kick-off and the full-time whistle.

Besiktas goalkeeper Gunay Guvenc is proving a hit on social media after a clip showing him scoring a goal in training from 20 yards behind the net was posted. (Metro)external-link

Millwall defender Alan Dunne has given one of his shirts to his four-legged "boot boy".external-link

Aston Villa keeper Shay Given turned 39 on Monday, a day after his side's FA Cup semi-final win against Liverpool. The Irishman tweeted:external-link "Thanks for all the birthday messages. I'm still on a high from yesterday's game. Having a hot glass of cocoa now before bed as getting old."


Two Newcastle United fans are putting together a documentary about Kevin Keegan's 1990s team with a scheduled release date of 20 October, 20 years since the Magpies' 5-0 victory over Manchester United. (Newcastle Chronicle)external-link

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