Gossip column: European Super League, Gotze, Xhaka, Aubameyang, Ighalo

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Representatives from Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool held talks on Tuesday with American billionaire Stephen Ross about a new European Super League. (Sun)external-link

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be given a sizeable transfer fund this summer. Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze, 23, Udinese playmaker Piotr Zielinski, 21, and Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell, 18, are all targets for the Anfield club. (Guardian)external-link

The Reds are also watching Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka, 23, who says it is his "childhood dream" to play in the Premier League. (Talksport)external-link

Bayer Leverkusen winger Karim Bellarabi, 25, could also be on his way to Anfield. (Transfer Market Web)external-link

Wednesday's Telegraph Sport front page

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 23, is a £15m target for Chinese Super League club Beijing Guoan. (Sun)external-link

Arsenal will try to sign Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 26, Watford striker Odion Ighalo, 26, and 24-year-old Leicester midfielder N'Golo Kante in the summer. (Daily Mail)external-link

Highly rated 17-year-old Tottenham midfielder Marcus Edwards could be signed by a major European club as he is yet to sign a professional contract at White Hart Lane. (Guardian)external-link

Barcelona forward Neymar, 24, is in talks with Paris St-Germain - and wants a salary similar to Barca team-mate Lionel Messi. (Deportes via Sun)external-link

Midfielders Isco, 23, and James Rodriguez, 24, could leave Real Madrid in the summer. (AS)external-link

Chelsea could miss out on managerial target Jorge Sampaoli, with Argentine club Boca Juniors planning talks with the 55-year-old former Chile boss. (Sky Sports)external-link

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla, 31, could miss the rest of the season after an Achilles injury delayed his return. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Wednesday's Daily Express back page

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger says centre-back Gabriel, 25, must improve his English if he is to be a success in the Premier League.(Evening Standard)external-link

A statue of West Ham's 1966 World Cup winners outside Upton Park has been boarded up to prevent it being vandalised by Tottenham fans before Wednesday's Premier League match between the sides.(Daily Mirror)external-link

Swansea boss Francesco Guidolin would like his former Udinese protege Alexis Sanchez to give him his shirt after the Swans face Arsenal on Wednesday.(Wales Online)external-link

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has put midfielder Dusan Tadic, 27, on the substitutes' bench recently because he "wasn't on his level".(Southern Daily Echo)external-link

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp may not yet be ready to write off the Anfield career of striker Christian Benteke, 25. (Daily Star)external-link

Meanwhile, Klopp says he is the "perfect solution" to revive the club's fortunes.(Daily Express)external-link

Scottish Premier League chief executive Neil Doncaster is to hold talks in Switzerland aimed at preserving Scottish football's place in the Champions League.(Daily Record)external-link

England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney does not require surgery on his injured knee and will have a break in Dubai to help him recuperate.(Daily Mail)external-link

Best of social media

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil knows the importance of beating Swansea on Wednesday, tweeting:external-link "Nobody needs to explain how important tomorrow's match is! A look at the table is enough!"

Gunners forward Alexis Sanchez and his dogs feature in a new dog food advert, which has been tweetedexternal-link by the Chile forward.

Alexis Sanchez and his dogs
Alexis Sanchez's dogs Atom and Humber co-star in the advert

Manchester United's German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has revealed a love of Adele and Years & Years on Twitter.external-link

And finally

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is set to produce his own range of cooking sauces. (Daily Mail)external-link

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