Gossip column: Mahrez, Nainggolan, Sandro, Ozil, Neymar

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Barcelona are weighing up a £40m move for Leicester's Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez, 25.(Daily Star)external-link

Manchester United's star players have been told they face a pay cut. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Saturday's Times Sport front page
Saturday's Times Sport front page leads on a possible pay cut for Old Trafford's stars

United have been told to come up with £40m if they want to sign Juventus' 25-year-old Brazilian defender Alex Sandro. (Daily Express)external-link

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has urged manager Mauricio Pochettino to stay at White Hart Lane and ignore the overtures of Manchester United. (Sun)external-link

Chelsea have entered talks with Roma over the possible signing of £28m-rated Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan, 27. (Guardian)external-link

Incoming Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has been reassured that they will refuse to sell 27-year-old striker Diego Costa this summer, despite interest from the Spain striker's old club Atletico Madrid and the Chinese Super League. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 22, faces losing his place next season, with Asmir Begovic set to be handed the chance to become Conte's number one. (Daily Mail)external-link

Barcelona are determined to keep hold of 23-year-old German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen - a target for Liverpool and Manchester City. (Daily Star)external-link

Jose Mourinho says he can "almost guarantee" a return to management next season, with the former Chelsea boss insisting he has multiple offers on the table. (Daily Mail)external-link

Incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has told the club to make a summer move for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 26, who is also wanted by Manchester United and Arsenal. (Le10 Sport via Daily Star)external-link

Arsenal's Germany international midfielder Mesut Ozil, 27, has held talks with Turkish club Fenerbahce with a view to a transfer within the next three years. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Gunners legend Ian Wright believes the club needs "a young Jermain Defoe" to make the most of Ozil's creative talent. (Evening Standard)external-link

Saturday's The Sun back page

West Ham have rejected the chance to sign misfit Corinthians forward Alexandre Pato, 26, currently on loan at Chelsea. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Barcelona forward Neymar, 24, may not feature at this summer's Copa America after Barca threatened to ban Brazil from selecting him for the tournament. (Marca)external-link

Former Tottenham and QPR boss Harry Redknapp is being courted by Nigeria before the 2018 World Cup. (Sun)external-link

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has played down reports that he could take charge of Spain after Euro 2016.(Sky Sports)external-link

Inter Milan's former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says rumours linking him with a return to the Premier League are not true. (Goal)external-link

Manchester United's Italian defender Matteo Darmian, 26, says he loves the Premier League and wants to stay at Old Trafford. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

West Brom boss Tony Pulis does not expect Stephane Sessegnon's late return from international duty with Benin to scupper his chance of a new deal. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Best of social media

Ander Herrera with Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Ashley Young
Ander Herrera posted this picture of him with Manchester United team-mates Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Ashley Young, alongside the message: 'I don't want to have a race against these three!'

Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier has called out British heavyweight Anthony Joshua on Twitterexternal-link before Joshua's world title fight against Charles Martin on Saturday.

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin was full of appreciation on Twitter for team-mate Alex Iwobi, posting a picture of himself with the in-form forward alongside the message "Man on fire". By the looks of it, the feeling is mutual...

Hector Bellerin and Alex Iwobi

And finally

Tottenham striker Harry Kane says the Premier League title race is "a bit like watching cricket" with Spurs "batting second", because Leicester kick off before them in their next four games. (Daily Mirror)external-link

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