Gossip column: Kane, Pogba, Matuidi, Sane, Morata, Witsel

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England striker Harry Kane, 22, will agree a new £5m-a-year contract with Tottenham this week. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is confident of persuading Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 23, to move back to Old Trafford. (Daily Mail)external-link

United are prepared to break the world transfer record to sign Pogba, and could bid as much as £100m for the France international. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Paris St-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 29, has been given permission to leave France's Euro 2016 base for talks with United. (Goal - in French)external-link

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Tuesday's Sun back page

Everton believe they will edge out Stoke City and Napoli for the signing of 27-year-old Belgium and Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Manchester City are close to completing another signing, thought to be a £40m deal for Schalke's Germany winger Leroy Sane, 20. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Tottenham are set to complete the £16m signing of AZ Alkmaar's 22-year-old striker Vincent Janssen this week, and are also keen on 20-year-old Roma striker Antonio Sanabria, and River Plate frontman Lucas Alario, 23. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Arsenal are ready to offer Real Madrid's Spain forward Alvaro Morata, 23, a contract worth £144,000 a week to move to Emirates Stadium. (Don Balon - in Spanish)external-link

Daily Mirror back page
Tuesday's Daily Mirror back page

Crystal Palace have made an improved, club-record £31.5m bid for Liverpool striker Christian Benteke, having had a £25m offer for the 25-year-old Belgium international rejected by the Reds. (Sun)external-link

Palace are close to finalising a £12m move for West Ham defender James Tomkins, 27. (Evening Standard)external-link

Everton are considering a move for Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, 29, who is thought to have a £17m release clause. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Toffees manager Ronald Koeman also wants Southampton and Italy striker Graziano Pelle, 30. (Daily Expressexternal-link)

However, China's Shanghai Greenland are said to be preparing a lucrative offer for Pelle to thwart Everton and Chelsea. (Daily Starexternal-link)

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, 29, is open to a move to Turkish side Besiktas this summer. (Fanatik - in Turkish)external-link

Fenerbahce want Newcastle forward Siem de Jong, 27. (Haberturk - in Turkish)external-link

West Ham and Crystal Palace are among the Premier League clubs to have been offered 32-year-old former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie by Fenerbahce. (Daily Mail)external-link

Former Aston Villa forward Charles N'Zogbia, 29, is training with Sunderland. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

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Who better to run the rule over new Manchester City boss than famous fan and Oasis musician Noel Gallagher? In a 20-minute interview posted on YouTubeexternal-link by the club, Guardiola talks Gallagher through his motivation for joining the club and his hopes for the season.

Noel Gallagher meets Pep Guardiola

After missing Euro 2016 through injury, Manchester City and Belgium defender Vincent Kompany is clearly keen to make up for lost time...

Vincent Kompany tweet

Brazilian defender Dani Alves, who recently joined Juventus from Barcelona, has revealed his novel way of opening beer bottles - using his feet.external-link

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is putting England's failure at Euro 2016 behind him and doing everything he can to ensure he is in prime shape for the new season, including pull-ups in the shower...external-link

Jack Wilshere

Tottenham put new midfielder Victor Wanyama through his paces during his first training session with the club...external-link

Victor Wanyama
Victor Wanyama joined Tottenham from Southampton for £11m this summer

And finally...

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has assured club mascot Fred the Red he remains an important part of the club's pre-game plans. (Sun)external-link

Fred the Red
Fred - who is played by United employee Steve Smith - recently spoke to Jose Mourinho, who assured him his role was secure for next season

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