Gossip column: Ronaldo, Di Maria, De Gea, Benteke, Advocaat

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Paris St-Germain have overtaken Manchester United in the transfer race for Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 30, by launching an £88m bid. (Marca)external-link

The French club have also made a move for United's Argentine midfielder Angel Di Maria, 27, and are trying to sign him on a year's loan. (Sun on Sunday - subscription required)external-link

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas, 34, believes the Spanish giants should sign David De Gea, 24, from Manchester United - even if it spells the end of his Bernabeu career. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

United have been offered Costa Rica keeper Keylor Navas, 28, as a sweetener in a bid to take De Gea to Real Madrid. (Sunday Express)external-link

Sunday Express
Raheem Sterling's future features on the Sunday Express back page

Championship-bound QPR could be set to receive £10m if Liverpool sell 20-year-old forward Raheem Sterling, should their former player leave Anfield for more than £50m. (Sunday Telegraph)external-link

Liverpool are ready to put a £60m price on Sterling to test the resolve of Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Mark Lawrenson believes Sterling will not be a Liverpool player next season, saying the England international has had plenty of chances to say he wants to remain at Anfield. (Sunday Echo)external-link

Liverpool are planning to sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, 24, for £30m in a recruitment drive which they hope will enable them to catch up ground on their Premier League rivals. (Sunday Times - subscription required)external-link

But Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood is convinced Benteke, wants to stay at Villa Park next season. (Talksport)external-link

Sherwood also hopes to add to his Villa squad by beating Liverpool and Newcastle to the signing of Manchester City defender Micah Richards, 26, who is out of contract this summer. (Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Manchester City midfielder James Milner, 29, could be heading to Liverpool this summer after rejecting a move to Arsenal. (Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Dick Advocaat will fly back to the Netherlands on Monday and beg his wife to allow him to stay on at Sunderland for 12 more months after the 67-year-old helped guide the Black Cats to another season in the Premier League. (Sunday Express)external-link

Mail on Sunday
The Mail on Sunday back page reports that Liverpool would only sell Sterling for £60m

Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin, 24, is a £10m target for Southampton this summer. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Hull striker Nikica Jelavic, 29, will look to leave Hull on loan and move to a Premier League club if the Tigers go down on Sunday. (Sun on Sunday - subscription required)external-link

Midfielder Sami Khedira, 28, has put the Premier League's top clubs on alert after saying goodbye to Real Madrid's supporters. (Marca)external-link

Arsene Wenger has set a deadline for contract talks with Theo Walcott as the 26-year-old Arsenal winger enters the final year of his contract. (Independent on Sunday)external-link

Former Liverpool defender Vegard Heggem says he was happy to be the man substituted to allow an 18-year-old Steven Gerrard to make his Anfield debut in 1998. (Observer)external-link

Former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson, 35, says he would love to join Leeds United when his contract expires at Blackburn Rovers this summer. (Lancashire Telegraph)external-link

Real Madrid assistant manager Paul Clement will become the highest-earning manager in the Championship when he takes over from Steve McClaren at Derby - after agreeing to take a pay cut. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Best of social media

Xavi is given the bumps
Xavi was given the bumps by his team-mates

Barcelona posted on their Instagramexternal-link page the moment Xavi's team-mates gave him the bumps after his final league game at the Nou Camp.

Southend United midfielder Jack Payne, 20, enjoyed a dream day with his side's penalty shootout success at Wembley, tweeting:external-link "Dreams do come true!!! WE ARE GOING UP!!!!"

West Ham United chairman David Gold also enjoyed the League Two play-off final, tweeting:external-link "Well done Southend. Congratulations. What drama."

One person definitely watching Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest was Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, whose girlfriend Edurne was representing Spain. She finished 21st but he offered his support in a series of tweets.external-link

And finally

American hip hop legend Snoop Dogg got the crowd at the Radio 1 Big Weekend in Norwich on side by wearing a Canaries shirt in tribute to the team before their Championship play-off final against Middlesbrough at Wembley on Monday. (Eastern Daily Press)external-link

Snoop Dogg
Move over Delia, there's a new Canaries fan in town

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard has revealed his first one-to-one conversation with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was when he was naked in the shower after a training session and Mourinho told him he was the best player in the world. (Sunday Times - subscription required)external-link

Antonio Valencia may have dropped a hint over Manchester United's transfer plans after he uploaded a picture of himself with Radamel Falcao, saying: "Thanks for your friendship, being the person that you are, great companion. We love you brother."(Metro)external-link

Bookmakers have slashed the odds on Jurgen Klopp, 47, who led Borussia Dortmund to two Bundesliga titles, a German Cup win and the Champions League final, becoming Brentford manager. (Mail on Sunday)external-link