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Manchester United are hopeful of signing Southampton's France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 25, before flying to the United States on Monday. (Guardian)external-link

Manchester City are ready to increase their bid for Liverpool's England forward Raheem Sterling to £50m. (Sun - subscription required)external-link

City have told Roma that Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko, 29, will cost them £20m.(Times - subscription required)external-link

Crystal Palace have reached an agreement with Paris St-Germain for France international Yohan Cabaye, 29, with the former Newcastle midfielder expected to decide on if he wants the £12m move next week. And the Eagles are hopeful of completing the signing of QPR striker Charlie Austin, 26.(Daily Express)external-link

The Sun leads on Raheem Sterling's future

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has bid £8m for Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann but have been told they may have to double their offer for the 28-year-old. (Daily Mirror)external-link

West Ham are closing in on an £8m deal for Juventus' Italy defender Angelo Ogbonna, 27. (Guardian)external-link

Liverpool have been told they will have to pay £32.5m if they are to sign Aston Villa's Belgium striker Christian Benteke, 24.(Daily Star)external-link

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, 34, has agreed to leave Real Madrid for Porto - paving the way for Manchester United's David De Gea, 24, to move to the Bernabeu.(Sun - subscription required)external-link

Real Madrid are interested in signing Paris St-Germain's Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 33.(Sport - in Spanish)external-link

Manchester United have agreed a £12m fee with Torino for Italy right-back Matteo Darmian, 25.(Sky Italia via Daily Star)external-link

Fluminense's Brazil forward Kenedy, 19, was having a medical in London on Tuesday before a proposed £6.3m move to Chelsea.(Daily Mail)external-link

Tottenham are set to complete an £11.5m deal for Belgium international Toby Alderweireld. Southampton are likely to get a share of the fee for the 26-year-old Atletico Madrid defender, who spent last season on loan at St Mary's.(London Evening Standard)external-link

Sevilla are in talks with Stoke City for midfielder Steven Nzonzi and the 26-year-old former France Under-21's Wikipedia page was changed to state he played for the Spanish club. (Stoke Sentinel)external-link

Former Chelsea manager Claudio Ranieri, 63, has said he would listen to any offer Leicester City made him but claims he is still awaiting contact.(Leicester Mercury).external-link

Liverpool could move for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, 24, this summer.(L'Equipe via Talksport)external-link

QPR want versatile defender Ryan Taylor, 30, who was released by Newcastle last month.(Get West London)external-link

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The Daily Star leads on a potential Man Utd signing

Celtic will complete the signings of Dundee United striker Nadir Ciftci, 23, and OH Leuven keeper Logan Bailly, 29, before targeting Real Madrid's 16-year-old Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard. (Daily Express)external-link

QPR have reservations over Ravel Morrison's character and have halted a move for the 22-year-old Lazio midfielder.(Daily Mail)external-link

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany, 29, is confident the club can attract the signings they need to challenge for the Premier League title next season.(Manchester Evening News)external-link

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 28, is considering taking a sabbatical from playing for Argentina after helping them finish second at the Copa America.(Ole, via AS)external-link

Best of social media

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Vincent Kompany in training at Manchester City

Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany was back in training on Tuesday and, despite the weather, appeared happy. He tweeted:external-link "First day of training was a Manchester classic. Lots of running, lots of raining. Nice to be back still!"

It would seem former England striker Alan Shearer has lost none of his accuracy after his son Will tweeted a videoexternal-link of the 44-year-old chipping a ball into a seat before wheeling away in his trademark celebration.

Ravel Morrison has responded to claims there are concerns over his attitude. The 22-year-old is linked with a move back to England having agreed a deal to sign for Lazio this summer earlier in the year. He tweeted:external-link "In Italy working hard and focusing and the English media still want to write about me making up stupid lies. Let me live please."

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Ravel Morrison's character has been questioned in some stories in the papers

And finally

Chelsea have offered about £11m a year to use Wembley as a temporary home while Stamford Bridge is rebuilt. (Times - subscription required)external-link

The Premier League, its players and clubs paid £2.4bn in tax during the 2013-14 season. (London Evening Standard) external-link