Gossip column: Sanchez, Mkhitaryan, Hummels, Solanke, Pearson, Fellaini

Gossip column: Alexis Sanchez, Henrikh Mkhitaryan & Mats Hummels

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Bayern Munich want to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and have enquired about the availability of the 27-year-old Chile international. (Mirror)external-link

Chelsea are interested in Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 27, and Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 28. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester City want 25-year-old Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and are prepared to pay £18m for him. (Times - subscription required)external-link

The German club could also lose centre-back Mats Hummels, 27, who is set to snub interest from Manchester United to join Bayern Munich. (Guardian)external-link

Liverpool have been given the go-ahead to sign Cologne's 25-year-old Germany international defender Jonas Hector. (Metro)external-link

Wednesday's Daily Mirror back page

Paris St-Germain defender Marquinhos, 21, is in talks over a summer move away from the Parc des Princes, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal all interested. (Canal+ via Star)external-link

Arsenal want to sign 18-year-old forward Dominic Solanke from Chelsea. (Sun)external-link

Former Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is set for a second round of talks with Aston Villa over their managerial position, but is also wanted by Middlesbrough. (Mail)external-link

Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, 26, wants to leave Arsenal and move to Roma in the summer after a successful loan spell. (Il Messagero via London Evening Standard)external-link

Roma are keen to sign Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini, 28, for £15m. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)external-link

Middlesbrough have joined Aston Villa and West Brom in expressing an interest in Gent's Belgium international striker Laurent Depoitre, 27. (Het Laatste Nieuws via Talksport)external-link

Napoli legend Diego Maradona believes the club will sell striker Gonzalo Higuain, 28, in the summer - and has urged them to replace him with 22-year-old Spurs forward Harry Kane. (Marca)external-link

Tottenham are looking at Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti, 22, to reinforce their defensive line ahead of next season's Champions League campaign. (Mirror)external-link

Livingston striker Matthew Knox, a 16-year-old who had a trial at Manchester United in January, is being monitored by "a lot of clubs", according to the club's manager David Hopkin. (Star)external-link

Everton's board will meet this week to decide the fate of manager Roberto Martinez. (Guardian)external-link

Joel Robles, 25, wants to be the Toffees' number one goalkeeper next season - and believes Martinez should stay in charge. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he would "one day" like to return to Paris St-Germain as manager. (RMC via Express)external-link

Sweden manager Erik Hamren says 34-year-old PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not too old to thrive in the Premier League. (Sky Sports)external-link

Former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli is being lined up for a surprise return to English football at Aston Villa. (Telegraph)external-link

Porto manager Julen Lopetegui and Borussia Monchengladbach boss Andre Schubert could be candidates for the Swansea manager's job in the summer. (Wales Online)external-link

Bookmakers have Leicester City, who need one victory to claim the Premier League title, at 25-1 to finish first next season and 50-1 to be relegated. (Racing Post)external-link

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis, 30, sees similarities between the Champions League semi-finalists and league leaders Leicester. (Express)external-link

Wednesday's Sun back page

Best of social media

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero told his Twitterexternal-link followers he believes his team's chances are "as good as ever" after they drew 0-0 against Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first leg.

Stoke striker Bojan tweetedexternal-link a picture of himself brushing up on his English at home.

Bojan working on his English
Bojan was born in Spain and has a Serbian father

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was caught looking at a picture of himself while watching his side's 0-0 draw at Manchester City on Tuesday night. The picture was part of Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker's Instagram feed. Lineker tweeted:external-link "Haha hello @Cristiano."

And finally

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane caused widespread hilarity by ripping his trousers during the Champions League semi-final first leg against Manchester City. (Mail)external-link

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